September 1, 2014

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    Mix on Wheels Transforms Motor Vehicles into DJ Booths

    Orlando, Fla.—A major soft-drink company inspired Charles Miles to start his DJ outfit. Well, ...

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    Mobile DJ Ian Ali Scores Big with Super Bowl Gigs

    Union, N.J.—Perhaps being born on the Island of Trinidad, where music is ranked as a life ...

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    The World’s Nuttiest DJ Keeps It Real

    Waverly, Minn.—When you ask Greg “Chopper” Lammers what sets his DJ business apart from the ...

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    Ohio DJ Uses The Art of The Acquisition

    Oakwood Village, Ohio—One look at Matt Radicelli’s pedigree and you can see why his decision to ...

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Texan Mixes Many DJ Disciplines

Austin, Texas—As a mobile and club jock who’s also worked in radio, Craig Dunn coordinates competing agendas as well as any Middle East peace negotiator. “With radio and club, everybody has a different agenda,” says Dunn, known professionally as ...

Drummer Taps a Different Beat for DJ Clients

By Vern Delahunt Stroudsburg, Pa.—John Donovan is looking to buy a house with his wife in The Pocono Mountains for a simple reason: “I can get to New Jersey and Long Island. Going south, I can get to Philly, and locally I’ve been able to build ...

Former Jersey Painter Finds a New Brush

Millville, N.J.—For about five years, from 2002 until 2007, Bob Morgan was double dipping, in a sense. But, for him, it created more of a dizzying effect than any laser could. As the full-time owner of a contractor business, he’d paint ...

For Jersey DJ, Expo Win Provides a Sign

New Brunswick, N.J.—It was a typical humid August day in Atlantic City, and Robert Velasco was in town to say a farewell of sorts to DJing. He hadn’t lost the passion. In the ’90s, when he was in high school and the latest and greatest DJs were ...

DJ Brings Big City Vibe to Central Florida

By Con Carney Melbourne, Fla.—“From one to 10, [the event] was a 20.” Such is the unbridled enthusiasm and confidence that Shane Presley brings to his gigs. Don’t mistake the confidence for arrogance, however—he’s supremely thankful for all the ...

Jersey DJ’s “Four Rules of the vLog”

By Milo Burke Union, N.J.—Chris Atwood began DJing in college in 1998, but like most DJs, his “calling” arrived much earlier. “I didn’t take the most traditional path to the 1s and 2s, as most jocks I know, where they were inspired by an ...

Training: One DJ’s Key to Success

By Mike Walter “Why do you even have a cordless microphone?” That’s part of one of the earliest lessons I learned in this business. The question was posed by John Murphy, my first boss and the owner of Star DJs at one of our monthly meetings. He ...