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Best DJ Turntables 2017

May 22, 2017 1:13:20 AM

It's been around longer than DJ software, existed prior to the DJ controller, and it's been the one instrument that has put the disc jockey on the map since the 1970's. Whether you're an audiophile or love to scratch, the DJ turntable is an essential tool. While some thought vinyl was fading only a decade ago, DJ software has only made our love for turntablism strong. If you want to get into turntables but don't know where to start, check out our list of best DJ turntables for 2017. Our list is based off of online sales, social media, and general industry buzz. We'll be updating this one, so make sure to check back every month or so. Now, without further ado...

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Best DJ Mixers 2017

May 16, 2017 1:18:42 AM

Looking for the best DJ mixers available? Every DJ has different needs, whether you're into house or hip hop; nightclubs or weddings; scratching or beat matching, every mixer in our list has its advantages. It's tough to accommodate every DJ with a list like this, but we think we've come pretty close. Based on sales, web searches, and social activity, here are the best DJ mixers for 2017. Now without further ado...

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For years, QSC has been a dominant player in the powered speaker market. For both DJ's and live performers, the K series has been instrumental (no pun intended) in bringing beautful sound to the ears of our audiences. Today, the K series is taken a step further. Labeled as “the next standard in powered loudspeakers”, the all new K.2 series brings more power, more features, and advanced technology to further the offering of the original powerhouse.

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Best Fog Machines 2017

Jan 25, 2017 2:48:13 PM

best fog machines 2017

The fog machine has been a staple in nearly every lighting setup. From mobile DJs, to nightclubs, to large arenas and concert venues, fog machines give light beams a boost, and create an absolutely "wow" factor for DJ effect lights and moving heads. As lighting has evolved, so has the fog machine. And while you can still get a classic "no-frills" fog machine, there are opportunities to do so much more. Here are our best fog machines for 2017 so far!  Now without further ado...

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Best DJ Lights 2017

Dec 12, 2016 1:20:40 PM

best dj lights 2017

It was a big year for DJ lights. We've gotten more wireless, more portable, and brighter this year. We've seen all-in-one setups in small packages. The world of DJ effect lights is truly innovative in design, and will continue to be so for 2017. For now, here's our current top products based on both sales and site search, and traffic trends. This list does not include moving heads and higher end lighting, which we'll create a separate list for. We'll be updating the best DJ lights list on a monthly basis for 2017. Now without further ado...

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Best DJ Controllers 2017

Dec 6, 2016 3:26:03 PM

One of our favorite lists to create at the end of the year! We've measured thousands of sales and website activity to help bring you the list of the best DJ controllers for 2016-2017. If you're looking for the best controllers for DJs, this is one of the best places to start.Now without further ado...

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Best Powered Speakers 2016-2017

Nov 30, 2016 1:23:57 PM

Looking for the best powered speakers for your setup? Thousands of customers can’t be wrong. From what people are searching for, to what people are buying, we’ve pulled in endless data to come up with the best powered speakers in 2016-2017. If you’re looking for a new speaker choice, this is the first place to look.

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Perhaps one of the most photographed moments of any wedding is the first dance. As one of the memories that any couple wants to preserve for a lifetime, anything to add extra "wow" factor to these few minutes is extremely valuable to photographers, videographers, and guests. While intimate lighting certainly creates an elegant scene, the idea of dancing on clouds is something of a fantasy-world idea.

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Comments | Posted in Tips & Tricks By DJ Double XL

Whether you're stepping into the world of lighting design, looking to step up your theatre lighting effects, or just a mobile DJ wanting to offer something more, DMX lighting can be both exciting and intimidating at the same time. What does DMX mean? Is programming difficult? Do I need DMX control for my lighting? What's a universe? Surely there's a lot to go over if you're just looking into DMX, and the information can often be overwhelming. At the same time, technology has afforded the opportunity for everyone from churches, to clubs, to private businesses, to offer something above and beyond the "set it and forget it" method.

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6 Smart Ideas for the Mobile DJ

Nov 11, 2016 2:40:47 PM

If you've been a mobile DJ since the 90's or earlier, you often reminisce (but not miss!) the days when gear wasn't so small. From bulky lighting to endless crates of CDs and vinyl, the setup of a mobile rig often involved intensive manual labor. Heavy lifting was both dreaded and expected at every gig. But for the love of the art, you persevered. Today, that hard work has paid off. Music has gone digital. Setups are lighter and more portable than ever before. But if you're still looking to lighten the load a bit, here are six of our favorite add-ons that have made setup a little simpler for the mobile DJ.
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