DJ PROFILE: DJ DIGUMSMAK (NM)

DJ Name: Digumsmak Location: New Mexico How long have you been spinning: 19 Years What inspired you to DJ: I was always a lover and collector of music. I grew up in The MTV generation when music videos were actually showcased and featured! I was a fan of all music styles, but one day I…

[OPINION] The Politics of DJing

Life is full of politics. Whether you turn on the TV, radio or social media, there are tons of political statements and propaganda flooding us all everyday. But as a DJ, the politics that affect us the most are not taking place in our government, but in the club. As a matter of fact, the…

[EVENT RECAP] The DJ Expo 2018

The DJ Expo is arguably the largest gathering of DJs on the East Coast. This year, it was held at Harrah’s Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. The Expo is an opportunity for like-minded individuals to come together, network, and check out the latest and greatest gear in the DJ industry. Highlights of the…

[GEAR REVIEW] DAS Audio Altea 712 A

I recently had the opportunity to use the DAS Audio Altea 712 A. This multifunctional 12 inch powered speaker has it all! Diversity, functionality, dynamic sound and even wireless capabilities. I especially like the easy to use digital display D.A.S. control that allows the user to scroll through several different pre-sets and pick the best one…

Transitions

Mixing in and out of a song in the right place (a.k.a. Transitions) A mistake that some DJ’s make is to mix in a song in the middle of the main lyrics rather then the hook. When you mix the song in the wrong place it does two things. One, it cuts off important parts…