ADE Update: Techno & Trance Titans, Plus Some Old Pals

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Yesterday, we hit the conference portion of Amsterdam Dance Event at the Felix Meritis Centre. Then, last night we made the club rounds and hit two very different, but no less important events. As usual, we ran into several fellow NYC industry types—Marquee NYC DJ/promoters Sleepy and Boo, DJ/producer Tommie Sunshine, promoter Benny Soto and DJ legend Danny Tenaglia. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ: Kaskade Cops the Golden Mixer—Again

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So, this past Sunday evening, a press event was held inside The Library room at Marquee Nightclub which saw Kaskade (aka Ryan Raddon) accept his awards. With print/online press members and 20 winners of a DJ Times-conducted fan contest filling the room, Kaskade was presented with The Golden Mixer by David Arevalo, Pioneer DJ’s Director of Marketing and Artist Relations. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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See Pioneer DJ’s Artmix Exhibition Benefiting VH1’s Save The Music in LA TODAY

The exhibition of the second edition of the Pioneer DJ Artmix, Pioneer DJ’s fund raising program that sees DJs using CDJs as canvases in order to benefit VH1’s Save The Music Foundation, will take place today at The Bank in … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY: Meet Kaskade, America’s Best DJ 2013, at Marquee Las Vegas

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After all the fans’ votes were counted, it was announced this past Sept. 5 that Kaskade was voted America’s Best DJ for a second time. Now comes the moment when he’ll collect the shiny hardware—and you can be there to celebrate with him! [CLICK HERE TO ENTER] Continue reading

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Pioneer Unveils DDJ-SR Controller Aimed at Serato DJ Users

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Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-SR, a two-channel DJ controller aimed at Serato DJ users. The DDJ-SR has inherited many of the features of the DDJ-SX released in 2012, including large aluminum jog wheels and integrated performance pads. Additionally, the DDJ-SR adds a brand new Pad Plus, adding four FX options to the performance pads, including Hot Cue Roll, Trans, Combo FX, and Sampler Roll. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it marks the first time any DJ has won the 8th annual award twice.
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Pioneer DJ Announces DDJ-WeGO2 Controller Release in October

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Pioneer DJ has announced an October release for the DDJ-WeGO2 controller, which is aimed at turning consumers into DJs with its range of simple-to-use features and portable design. Made with the beginner in mind, the controller features a Jog FX wheel and illuminated buttons, as well as bundled DJ software and native iPhone/iPad connectivity. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Pioneer DJ Teams with Kaskade, Zedd, & More for VH1’s Save the Music

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Pioneer DJ has launched the second Pioneer DJ Art Mix, a fund raising program that sees superstar DJs creating their own works of art using CDJ-2000nexus music players as canvases. The collection will be auctioned off online to benefit VH1’s Save The Music Foundation, which aims to restore music education programs in public schools. The collection will also be displayed in an exhibition on October 10th in LA. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Numbers Up: DJ Expo ’13 Scales New Heights

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With its sold-out exhibit hall and nearly 6,400 attendees—a new show record—the 2013 DJ Expo once again raised the stakes for an already thriving DJ industry. Produced by DJ Times magazine and its publisher Testa Communications at the Trump Taj Mahal this past Aug. 12-15, the Expo offered attendees more than 200 exhibitor booths from more than 100 companies, showing hardware, software and specialty DJ products. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ: Summer Lovin’ & City Sweatin’

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Las VegasAnd down the stretch they come! America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached its final month and it’s become a fast-and-furious race to the finish. This past weekend, DJ Times was in Las Vegas for a daylong double dose of beats, featuring a pair of ABDJ nominees. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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