Posted by Ryan Sherr in DJ and Karaoke Industry News
on Jun 3rd, 2013 | 0 comments
Mobile DJ's and Club DJ's used to require very difference skill sets.
A "Mobile DJ", often referred to as a Wedding DJ, DJ'd events such as Weddings, 50th Anniversaries, Birthday parties etc. DJing for them required smooth blending or otherwise "radio style" transitions between songs, rarely did they beat mix or seamlessly blend tracks. Most Mobile DJ's also act as Master of Ceremonies, working the MIC for the duration of the event, an acquired skill not everyone (THIS GUY INCLUDED) has the talents of pipes for.
"Club DJ's" were the DJ's who always blended their music, a continuous mix that kept...
Posted by Ryan Sherr in DJ Software, PCDJ News
on May 22nd, 2013 | 4 comments
Does PCDJ DEX 2 need a face lift?
GUI's are paramount to the success of any software product, but even more so when the software in question is for live DJing. DJ Software doesn't necessarily need to look "pretty", but the layout and ergonomics can make or break customer perception, ultimately driving that person to pass or purchase.
The Graphical User Interface, or GUI (pronounced “gooey”) is the technological interface most of us are familiar with. There was a time when you told a computer what to do through text commands. As you might imagine a point and click (or at least a visual...
Posted by Ryan Sherr in DJ Software
on May 8th, 2013 | 0 comments
I captured this "Introduction to Digital DJing" live webinar presentation about 2 years ago. The intent was to explain the very basics of Digital DJing to new DJ's moving over from hardware based rigs to systems centered around a laptop computer solution, and wannabe DJ's starting from scratch.
Djing is as popular as ever, and studies suggest that there are as many kids looking to get behind DJ decks as there are those that want to strum a guitar. If you're just starting out, which likely entails a Digital DJ setup using software via a laptop computer, this video is a great place to learn the...
Posted by Ryan Sherr in DJ and Karaoke Industry News, DJ Software, PCDJ News
on Apr 3rd, 2013 | 0 comments
I admit, I'm as much of a pack rat as I am a gadget and gizmo geek.
Thanks to technology and cheap drive space, I've personally archived years of PCDJ media. From old staff and PCDJ event pictures from when we started back in 1999, to radio drops used when we had a internet 'radio room' of 20 continuous play stations. This is of course back when companies would readily pay for ad space on a EDM internet radio station, but we did have some of the best DJ's in the business mixing live using one of our old PCDJ PHAT freeware applications. One of our DJ's at the time broke a...
Posted by Ryan Sherr in DJ and Karaoke Industry News, DJ Software, Karaoke Software
on Mar 19th, 2013 | 0 comments
Digital 1 Audio, Inc (http://www.pcdj.com), a leading designer of performance software for professional DJ’s, karaoke hosts and entertainers, announced the release of PCDJ DEX 2.6. The new free update for existing PCDJ DEX 2 users includes a myriad of new features including a karaoke singers list and new support for many popular DJ controllers from various manufacturers.
Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2013
"One of the most highly requested features since we released PCDJ DEX 2 almost 2 years ago is the inclusion of a Karaoke Singers List,” says PCDJ's General...
Posted by Ryan Sherr in All about the Music, DJ and Karaoke Industry News, Karaoke Software
on Mar 6th, 2013 | 0 comments
Karaoke Cloud Pro and PCDJ Karaoki user Cynthia Jesseen's karaoke business was featured in a local Tulsa OK TV show, check it out...