Numark Orbit Controller + Shure BLX Wireless Mic System Reviews

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This month finds our scribes taking on a pair of DJ-related items. Boston jock Paul Dailey reviews Shure’s BLX wireless microphone system, while Denver DJ Wesley Bryant-King handles Numark’s Orbit controller. Shure BLX Wireless System When it comes to multi-purpose microphones, for me, most ...

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Flux Pavilion Announces Freeway EP & North American Fall Tour

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British bass aficionado Flux Pavilion has blown the lid off of his upcoming Freeway EP, as well as the accompanying Freeway Tour, heading out across North America this fall. The tour will kick off on September 25th in Urbana, IL and trek across 32 different cities before culminating on November ...

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America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

Full Weekend: Kaskade will play Marquee clubs & EDC Vegas. Photo: Ashley Suszczynski

Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...

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Afrojack To Release It’s A Matter Of… EP Friday

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To kick off the start of EDC in Vegas, Afrojack is releasing the It’s A Matter Of… EP on ...

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Disclosure Disclosed!

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Miami, Fla. – In case you’re a club DJ living under a rock and haven’t heard the news… Disclosure is on quite a roll these days. Hailing from suburban London—Reigate, Surrey, to be exact—the young sibling duo Guy and Howard Lawrence broke relatively quickly. After one 2010 release, they really ...

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Holiday Cheer

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Mike Mahoney of M&M Entertainment in South Portland, Maine, is like most mobile DJs around the country. He says winter holiday bookings in 2012 were decent—but not necessarily great. “We were expecting a blockbuster this year because of the way the calendar falls—with Christmas and New ...

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EDM on NYE

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Hot DJ Shots from New Year’s Eve Parties Across America 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 ...

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The Real Deal

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The rise and rise of EDM in America continues at a breathtaking pace, as festival attendances soar and radio playlists change to reflect a long-overdue revolution in Stateside popular music. Even the most cynical industry doubters have accepted that, like it or not, club culture has infiltrated ...

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Exit Stage Left

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When it comes to his eventual retirement, JR Silva in Orlando, Fla., is a typical small-business owner. Young and active, this DJ is still working on creating the perfect mousetrap. This owner of Silva Entertainment has some small stock investments, he’s focused on re-growing and re-positioning ...

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Still Flying High

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Eric Prydz, one of dance music’s more prolific hitmakers. holds a certain mystique over many fans. Part of the mystery might be the deep respect offered the Swedish DJ/producer by his contemporaries, but also likely is the fact that he is much scarcer on the North American clubbing and festival ...

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America’s Best DJ: Tour to Wrap in Sin City

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Las Vegas—After a week that didn’t see any road action—we were plenty busy with DJ Expo in Atlantic City, N.J.—America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times resumes in our country’s great playland—Vegas, baby. Indeed, we’ll work two Sin City events for a pair of America’s ...

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Magic

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Murray SawChuck describes himself as the Dennis the Menace of magic. An America’s Got Talent contestant, the magician says he loves watching audiences go from curiosity to amazement. “I’m the type of guy that, when I go on stage, I have a plan and the audience believes that I have a plan, and ...

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Greeting From Holland

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Amsterdam, Holland—Drawing its limit of 2,500 attendees, the 15th annual Amsterdam Dance Event—held this past Oct. 20-23 at the historic Felix Meritis Centre and the nearby Dylan Hotel—loaded its venues with delegates and left the streets along Keizersgracht teeming with activity. The show, ...

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