Wes’ Picks: A Quick Look Back at Winter NAMM 2013

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Anaheim, Calif.—Now that I’ve returned home from the Winter NAMM show held at the Anaheim Convention Center this past Jan. 24-27, I wanted to offer some very quick thoughts on a few interesting items that caught my eye at the massive gearfest [...] Continue reading

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Winter NAMM 2013: Studio Gear & Accessories

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Anaheim, Calif.—Running thru Jan. 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the 2013 Winter NAMM show will see nearly 95,000 attendees visit booths from over 1,400 exhibitors, which are displaying new products for the M.I. market. As usual, expect to see plenty of DJ-related debuts.
Also, Testa Communications—DJ Times’ publisher—is there, providing on-the-spot show coverage with Convention TV @ NAMM.
Onto the exhibit floor: [...] Continue reading

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Winter NAMM 2013: Gorging on DJ Gear & More

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Anaheim, Calif.—Running Jan. 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the 2013 Winter NAMM show will see nearly 95,000 attendees visit booths from over 1,400 exhibitors, which are displaying loads of new products for the M.I. market. As usual, expect to see plenty of DJ-related debuts. [...] Continue reading

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Global Groove Network: Q&A with Director Courtney James

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New York, NY—Filmmaker Courtney James needs your help. For the better part of a decade he has devoted his life to documenting his journey through what he dubs the “Global Groove Network,” or GGN. Yet another overarching moniker for the infectious dance music culture and lifestyle, the GGN is a musical movement with a knack for connecting people on a deep, otherworldly level. [...] Continue reading

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DJ Times Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to the SOLD OUT Thomas Gold Fanfare World Tour @ Roseland Ballroom NYC on Jan. 26

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New York City —Following a sold-out gig on Governor’s Island in the summer of 2012, and marking the beginning of a long love affair with the Big Apple, Thomas Gold has announced his biggest NYC show to date, taking place at Roseland Ballroom on Saturday, January 26. Though tickets sold out quickly, DJ Times has reserved tickets for one lucky fan and a guest of their choice![...] Continue reading

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Holy Ship!! Takes EDM Out to Sea

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Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. —It’s not every week that you can watch world-class DJs play all night in a club, and then all day on the sandy shores of the Bahamas. In fact, it’s only about once a year.
But, this past Jan. 3—for the second consecutive year—HARD’s Holy Ship!! set sail for the Bahamas on the 3,600-capacity MSC Poesia cruise line. And the DJs rocked it all weekend long. [...] Continue reading

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Miami to Shut Down Ultra Fest’s 2nd Weekend?

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Miami —As reported by Miami New Times, Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff has introduced a new resolution “affirmatively opposing” the second weekend of Ultra Music Festival 2013. The stated goal of this resolution is to “[divest] the Bayfront Park Management Trust of the power to hold the Ultra Music Festival on said second weekend” due to disruptions to the local business community and residents, “nuisance behavior by festival goers,” and grid-locked traffic. [...] Continue reading

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EDM on NYE—Hot Shots from New Year’s Eve

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New York City —First off, Happy New Year!
This past New Year’s Eve and its previous weekend, the EDM world saw plenty of its top DJ/performers light up venues across the country for thousands of adoring fans. From Las Vegas to Dallas and New York City, some of the globe’s major talents welcomed in the New Year, then drove their beats deep into the night. [...] Continue reading

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