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  1. How To Be A Stand Out DJ

    It’s been said multiple times that everyone and their mother is trying their hand at Djing and with today’s technology, whilst being a great thing for those not being able to get their hands on a full DJ kit or professional lessons. The ability to simply create a track with some mixers and some decent software means that everyone is doing it and trying their best to get on the scene and to be the next big DJ.

    Like most careers we are all asking ourselves is this possible? Can I stand out enough amongst everyone else creating the same style of music? The simple answer is yes, but it will take hard work and determination as most careers do. Don’t be disheartened because it seems everyone around you is succeeding, focus on yourself and your work and you will do well.

     The most obvious thing and probably the one you’ve been told a million times is to find your own sound, but its true and possibly the most important part. This comes with time and practice but continue to

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  2. A Guide to the Best Ibiza Parties 2018!

    With summer holidays in full swing we wanted to give you a guide to the best Ibiza parties, for those who are regulars to the island every summer this may help you priorities the events you are yet to experience in Ibiza. And for newcomers the island is crazy during this season so picking the best parties to attend is vital to having a great summer. Here are some of the most popular events that we think you’ll love.

    MK & Friends Area 10 Pool Party, located at Ibiza Rocks Hotel. Starting July 9th you can join MK amongst other names poolside for some amazing music, every Monday until August 6th. Everyone loves a pool party during summer and what better way to experience one.

    Together at Amnesia, one of the most famous clubs on the island which never disappoints with incredible parties every year. After seven seasons on the island, Together announce their return to Amnesia. Starting June 5th and coming to a close on the September 18

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  3. The Equinox Vortex Effect Light!

    The Equinox Vortex moving head is a new effect light, boasting a combined 120W LED output. A 4 push button OLED menu provides the user with easy access to functions including DMX, auto, sound active and master/slave modes. The Vortex is a powerful effect light at an affordable price for lighting effects. Featuring advanced internal programming which includes a 180 degree forward facing show which enhances the sound active and auto modes even more, giving the audience an incredible light show.

    With the zoom feature and a continuous front lens rotations it gives DJ’s a unique moving head which creates stunning mid air effects. The Vortex is great for mobile DJs and performs very well in all kinds of environments.

    Equinox is a well established brand who provided high quality equipment including some of the best lighting gear on the market. We stock a huge range of Equinox lighti

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  4. Tips for Starting Your Own Business Within The Music Industry

    We’ve spoken a lot about getting started in DJing or what it takes to be a music producer but we wanted to give you a few tips to starting a business within the music industry. Not everyone in the music industry wants to be the star of the show, an important part of it is behind the scenes. For those who are looking to start a business whether that’s your own record label or within music retail here’s a few tips to get you started.

    Chances are you probably already have a 9-5 job whilst trying to start up a business; we’ve got a guide on DJing with a day job on the blog which may be helpful to you. A general tip when it comes to pursuing a career alongside your day job is to organize your time, starting a business takes up a lot of time so make sure you give yourself a set amount of time out of your day to work on it, making sure you don’t overdo it nor are you slacking at work.

    Having a budget will make it easier to make a bu

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  5. A Guide to Loving What You Do

    Sometimes, actually a lot of the time when you’re trying to pursue a career you can quickly become disheartened when it’s not quite going to plan, especially when it’s a career in the music industry. Everyone aspires to have a job they love, the idea that you will never have to work a day in your life if you’re loving what you are doing is one we all wish was true. But there’s no reason why we have to settle, it’s possible for everyone to be happy in their job. Here a few tips to help you feel more positive about working.  

    The number one thing we all are guilty of is hating the working week ahead; we dread Mondays and look forward to Fridays. We are all programmed to have that dreaded feeling for the first day back at work, it’s just the norm. It doesn’t have to be like that, if you use the week to its full advantage you will begin to see a change. If you’re working towards a career goal whilst juggling a nine to five then using Monday’s as a fresh start, a chance to organi

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  6. HK Audio World Cup 2018 Cashback Promotion!

    To celebrate the Russia World Cup 2018 we are launching the HK Audio Cashback offer. The HK Audio Lucas Nano range is the only professional grade stereo PA that you can carry in one hand. You can take it wherever you go whether to a party, festival or sport event; wherever you go it goes with you. Providing the perfect sound indoors and out, perfect for events like the 2018 World Cup!

    With an easy set up you can simply plug it into your TV or monitor and experience the game like never before with incredible audio. The Lucas Nano delivers excellent sound for and excellent event. To take full advantage of the offer, complete these few simple steps listed below.

    -          Buy one of the systems listed below from Gearooz between May 24th 2018 and July 31st 2018.

    -          Take a picture of your receipt for proof of purchase.

    -          Register your system here by Tuesday 31st July

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  7. Hot Deals!

    One of our fantastic features on our new website is our Hot Deals section where you can find a huge range of equipment from sound to lighting and everything in between all at amazing prices. Don’t miss out on all our incredible equipment much of which is in stock now and ready to ship.

    Whether you need some protective cases for your gear or some new lighting to update your set up you can get equipment from some of the best names in the industry such as ADJ, Showtec, Chauvet and Pioneer.  Our products are specially selected to give you the best quality products at the best prices; you can find some our favorite products available as well as some of your favorites.

    Head over to Gearooz.com now to start ordering your new products, remember you can also apply for finance to further help spread the cost of your new item(s). Simply apply with our online application form and you will get a response immediately.

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  8. Best DJ Apps (iOS & Android)

    With digital djing becoming more popular it’s only right we give you the top DJing apps available to you on IOS and Android. Many still prefer to stick with physical copies of their music and equipment but with everything quickly becoming digital having apps so readily available means you can work on the go, anytime, anywhere.

    We’ve gathered a list of the best, must have DJ apps. Whether you’re an iOS user or Android there’s something on this list for you.

    Traktor DJ (iOS) - £9.99

    One for the more experienced DJ’s, Traktor is a very well known brand which offers high quality DJ products. Traktor have taken it digital with their Djing app, available on iPhone and iPad. This one allows you to mix tracks at a more advanced level.

    Serato Pyro (iOS) – Free

    Another popular brand, known for their pro software Serato have also created an app. Aimed at music fans Serato Pyro can take music from itunes and Spotify, making mixing easier for you it also o

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  9. What it takes to be a Music Producer

    We’ve spoken a lot about DJing and what it takes to become a successful DJ/Musician but for all of those out there who are looking to pursue a career as a music producer we wanted to give you a few tips to get you started. Being a producer is very different to being a DJ or pop star, you’re essentially in charge of everything that goes on backstage. The role of a producer is definitely a low key one; however is a very important one. Producers are responsible for helping artists get everything out of their talent, overseeing the creation of music as well as coaching musicians and organizing bookings.

    It takes a lot of hard work to make a name for yourself in the industry especially as a producer; here are a few steps you can take to get started.  One of the more obvious ones is to be a musician, it makes sense that you know what you’re talking about when coaching musicians and overseeing song writing. Being a musician first is the best place to start if you want to become a s

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  10. Considering a Music Degree?

    Knowing whether to pursue music further into education or to go down the route of self employment is difficult. The question being is getting a music degree really worth it? The best thing to do is to way out the pros and cons to find out if a degree may or may not be for you. To help get you started here are a few pro's to consider.

    The great thing about a music degree is that it can broaden your knowledge of music, self teaching can be great but you might find you get stuck in a constant rotation of the same techniques and sound. A music degree can teach you so much about music theory as well as practical skills on instruments you may have never considered. Expanding your skills can result in better quality work as well as bettering you performance. Having a deeper understand of music could be the thing that makes you stick out from the crowd of musicians trying to do the same thing.

    More opportunities will be available for you as a degree holder. If you have a mus

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