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DVDJ G-Funk Rings in the New Year with CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on January 4, 2013 by webmaster

To create a festive atmosphere during a New Year’s Eve bash held at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, Gene Jone, aka DVDJ G-Funk of Dance Trax Productions, set two Intimidator Spot LED 350 moving heads atop two, 7-foot truss towers. More than 500 people attended the event and rung in the New Year as he […]

Testing out the Freedom Series – Part 2

Posted on January 3, 2013 by webmaster

-written by Jon-Paul LeClair Freedom Strip Mini I was excited to test the CHAUVET® DJ Freedom Strip Mini and planned to use it as an extra uplight for our drummer. I currently use four SlimPAR 64 wash lights around the drum kit, so I set the Freedom fixture on the floor behind her. The unit […]

DJ Profile: Deejay Galaga and DJ Bombillo

Posted on January 1, 2013 by webmaster

Alex Lopez, aka Deejay Galaga, and Manny Del Val, aka DJ Bombillo, are collectively known as AM Music and Entertainment Group in Miami. Originally from Miami, Deejay Galaga mixes open format music, but his favorite is club/dance music. He is a graduate of the DJ Scratch Academy, founded by Jam Master J, and has DJ’d at […]

Smoov Music Goes Wireless

Posted on December 10, 2012 by webmaster

Daniel Wendt, owner of Smoov Music Sound & Lighting Services, lives in Delafield, Wisconsin and has 10 years of experience in the industry. His main niche is weddings, but he also provides services to school dances, corporate events and birthday parties. In search of 100% wireless fixtures, he decided to add Freedom Par and Freedom […]

Intimidator Creates Patterns in the Sky

Posted on December 7, 2012 by webmaster

DJ Luna Houston shared this stunning photo with us on Twitter. “Patterns in the sky,” or “figuras en el cielo,” is one of the special effects he offers his wedding and quinceañera clients in Houston, Texas. To achieve this look during an event at La Tranquila Ranch in Tomball, Texas, he used the D-Fi wireless DMX system to control 6 […]

DJ Profile: DJ MiRz

Posted on December 1, 2012 by webmaster

DJ MiRz lives in Miami, Fla. and caters to Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Miami native specializes in Zouk, Compas, Hip Hop, Rhythm and Blues, Dance, Rap, Reggae, Latin and Caribbean music and has almost 10 years of experience. Read on and get to know more about him. 1. How did you get […]

Minnesota Goes Mad for MegaStrobe FX12

Posted on November 29, 2012 by webmaster

Ryan Leno of Verde Productions incorporated two MegaStrobe FX12 strobe lights into his setup. He created a review of the fixture on YouTube and shared it with us on Facebook. Tune in for his thoughts on the high-power LED strobe light that features six sections of control and see why he added not one, but […]

Testing out the Freedom Series – Part 1

Posted on November 15, 2012 by webmaster

-written by Jon-Paul LeClair Chauvet contacted me to demo and review some gear — I enthusiastically agreed. To my surprise they sent me the wireless CHAUVET® DJ Freedom series — one Freedom Par and one Freedom Strip Mini. I immediately thought of ways to use them with my band’s lighting rig. Freedom Par Freedom Par is […]

DJ Profile: Jeff Brown

Posted on November 8, 2012 by webmaster

Jeff Brown won a MiN Laser by registering his CHAUVET® DJ gear with the CHAUVET® DJ VIP Rewards program. We discovered he has 27 years of experience in the DJ industry and is the owner of All About You Entertainment in Savannah, Georgia — needless to say we decided to feature him in a DJ Profile. […]

Band Profile: Brothers Gow

Posted on November 2, 2012 by webmaster

Brothers Gow is a five-piece band that plays a mix of rock, funk, hip hop, jazz and reggae. The group formed in Flagstaff, Ariz. in 2007 and currently tours throughout the West Coast. In addition to their creative improvisation, they are also known for their extensive light show, which includes more than 30 intelligent lighting […]

DJ Profile: DJ Kreations

Posted on November 1, 2012 by webmaster

Kenneth “KC” Ham, aka DJ Kreations, is a 28 year old audiophile from Kansas City who has always loved music. He grew up playing the drums in a band, then joined some bands, tried recording, and moved on to DJing. He has a love for music that he enjoys sharing with people. Read on and […]

Why Your Mobile Setup Needs a Backdrop

Posted on October 31, 2012 by webmaster

-written by Brett Allen A few years ago, my band was featured in an article titled, “7 Things That Separate a Good Band from a Great One.” Granted, it sounds like something out of Cosmopolitan magazine, but it ran in a music magazine based in Chicago. Surprisingly, none of the seven problems had to do […]