How to “Do the Right Thing” In ‘Bama

DJ Steve Metz moved from Chicagoland to in Hampton Cove , Alabama, in 2002 to find a console he could call home. A club DJ by trade, he soon discovered a need for high-end weddings, and Metropolitan Disc Jockey Service … Continue reading

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Breaking: Post-Expo Thumbs-Up Report

Just when you thought we had patted ourselves on the back enough for the triumphant DJ Expo–think again. Here’s what exhibitors & attendees are saying about the 2010 DJ Expo, held this past Aug. 16-19 at the Trump Taj Mahal … Continue reading

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DJ’s Expo Mix scores “Hollywood” Radio Gig, Kills Video Star

DJ DiGiacomo never thought he’d win. “I read about the contest several weeks before the deadline and thought, ‘I’ll never win, why even bother entering?’ Then I saw the contest ad again on the last day submissions were being accepted, … Continue reading

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DJ Times & Robert Moog: In Bed Together (finally!)

As the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, the late Robert Moog is hands-down The Godfather of dance music, if not the sperm donor for Yes and prog-rock, and, therefore, Asia. Still, the adulation all music types hold for him will … Continue reading

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Welcome to Virtual DJ Expo 2010

The social networking world, from Facebook, to YouTube to Twitter, is abuzz with post-DJ Expo fever. The Expo rocked the Twitter world with hundreds of Tweets, and in the rubble of the Expo you can see facebook pictures and hear … Continue reading

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10 Ideas from DJ Expo to Boost Business

Attendance at the DJ Expo increased by 16% over the year previous, and if anyone attended any of the seminars and workshops, it was easy to see why: Tons of information, presented by seasoned industry vets. One such vet, DJ … Continue reading

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5,000 DJs see Expo’s Finest Hour

The DJ Expo attracted more than 5,000 DJs to Atlantic City last week, the biggest show ever, with more exhibitors showing more wares, with more parties celebrating the DJ “calling,” and more of, well, just about everything. “Had a great … Continue reading

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Blackout Problem? Solved–at DJ Expo

DJ Adam Weitz offered DJ Expo attendees an inspired solution for a blackout. It was a routine he calls No Power-Power Hour, and he designed it for the DJ of the Year competition, and it was dazzling enough—generator uplighting, flashlights, … Continue reading

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20 Years Later, DJ Expo Still Slammin

In the 20-year history of the DJ Expo, more than 50,000 DJs have walked through the exhibit hall, listened and learned at the seminars and workshops, and grooved to the beats and rhymes at the late-night parties. All of these … Continue reading

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The Secrets to Sausage-Making at DJ Expo

Ever wonder how we make the sausage at DJ Expo? No? Well, we’re gonna tell you anyway. Every seminar is meticulously designed, tweaked, and re-tweaked before it’s a Go. Here’s an example of the seminar design for “All-Star Wedding MCs’ … Continue reading

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