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  1. Get Hands on Experience with our HH Electronics Range!

    Being one of Europe’s leading manufacturer’s means HH Electronics has been recognized for their innovative designs and high quality products. With an advanced team of professionals HH Electronics creates some of the best speakers available through their own research and specialized production.  

    The 2018 range offers excellence in performance and quality with outstanding value and we are extremely excited to be able to offer a wide range of their products to our customers. Not only that but we offer a hands on experience with their speakers in our showroom. If you’re interested in purchasing any of the HH electronics items or simply testing out the sound and quality of the products make sure you come down to our showroom where our gurus can guide you through the process.

    We have a variety of different systems to try from our Tessen-X series to the Vector range, all at affordable prices. There is nothing quite like hearing them for yourself, we fully test these produc

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  2. Tips for Making your Gear Last Longer

    So you’ve saved up and you can finally afford to invest in your first piece of equipment or that brand new guitar on the market, but how do you ensure its quality will last. Taking care of your gear is the most important part of keeping your investment in the best condition and making it last long term.

    Before going over how to take care of your gear I wanted to talk about the importance of quality. If you’re serious about making music then do not cheap out on equipment, you’ll end up spending a lot more on repairs and replacements. Save that bit more to buy a quality piece, it will last you a lot longer and save you money in the long run. You don’t have to spend a fortune on your first guitar but spending a little more will not only get you through your beginner stage but the added features mean there is space to grow into it before upgrading.

    When it comes to looking after your equipment there’s a few do’s and don’ts that will make sure your gear lasts. First off i

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  3. Evolution of Music Devices and Music Consumption Pt2

    The Walkman, created by Sony the first personal portable cassette player arrived in 1979. The invention of the Walkman only cemented the theory that music devices were becoming more portable and accessible as they continued to evolve. Although the cassette player or the ‘boombox’ introduced a more portable way of listening to music it was really the walkman that changed the way we were consuming our music. Not only could consumers take their walkman everywhere they went but with two headphone jacks it allowed people to listen with a friend. As sales of the Walkman continued to rocket with cassettes outselling the vinyl in 1983, other models were soon put on the market such as the Discman and the Mp3 player.

    The first CD came in the 1980’s, the most popular being ABBA’s The Visitors. Along with the CD the first CD player became available which was released in 1982. CD’s were huge and over 200 billion were sold worldwide which saw the decline of the cassette tape and cassette

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  4. Novopro Foldable DJ Booth!

    The SDX V2 foldable DJ booth has been expertly designed and engineered by working performers to be the most efficient and versatile entertainment booth available. With a durable, powder coated steel finish with solid welded construction points the booth can handle all kinds of environments, perfect for musicians on the go.

    The booth is adjustable in height due to its innovative design, meaning you can customize it to fully fit with your needs. This folding version allows you to set up the booth quick and easily, ideal for those who prefer a hassle free system. The package includes a pair of Novopro podium shelves along with two free zipped carry bags for safe transportation, making this unit suitable for mobile DJ’s.

    Compared to alternative options the adjustability of the booth makes it much more practical, the whole unit can be customized in width and side panel angles with the unique sliding shelf support system which maintains a stable platform. Two rugged, carpe

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  5. Novopro Lighting Effects, GoboSphere & UV Bar!

    The Novopro UV Bar gives classic UV black light effects, use to create stunning atmospherics at gigs and festivals or use it to add a unique twist to your festive parties. The UV Bar works amazingly with UV body paints and fluorescents which create incredible effects, perfect for large events.

    The UV Bar is lightweight and portable making it easy to transport, ideal for mobile DJs. The unit also includes adjustable brackets for easy positioning as well as a free carry bag for storage and travel.   

    The Novopro GoboSphere is a spectacular rotating LED sphere which delivers stunning beams of light as well as moving gobos. Create a range of different lighting effects using the variable speed rotation settings, multi colour beams and gobos as well as individual colour control.

    Ideal for all occasions the GoboSphere can

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  6. New to ADJ, the Hydro Beam Moving Heads!

    New to ADJ the Hydro Beam Moving Heads, professional moving head fixtures designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Both fixtures are durable and reliable; their casting protects them from dust, sand, moisture and liquids. Ideal for all occasions and environments, whether you’re looking to light up a beach party or create incredible visual effects in the rain.

    These amazing fixtures offer an extended operational life and reduced maintenance requirement due to their sealed casing design. These are perfect for festivals and outdoor events, as well as installation in open air clubs and other spaces. Enjoy these high powered moving heads, with a compact size and quick movement you can take your lighting to the next level.

    The Hydro Beam FX2 includes a range of features such as linear motorized focus, 8-facet circular prism with overlay, glass and metal GOBOs that rotate and are replaceable, 3

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  7. Why Hosting Events will Benefit your Music Career

    Initially you may be against planning and hosting events, after all you want a career performing at events not hosting them. But there are many benefits that come from throwing a party, and the great thing is that you don’t have to be a professional event planner; anyone can do it as long as you put your heart into it.  

    We have a bunch of guides available on the blog for promoters so if you need some more advice head over to our website. But for a quick overview of why it’s so important to be a part of the events game keep reading.

    For a start getting others to promote your content can be difficult, especially if you’re new to the industry. Landing gigs and appearances at parties isn’t something that comes quickly; it takes time to build your reputation so being a self promoter is a great way to show what you can do. Being the boss of your own event means you can control the content, you can promote yourself to your heart’s content although I would

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  8. A Guide to Building Industry Relationships

    If you’re just being introduced to the music scene you are probably wondering how and where you can start building relationships with other like minded people who can help to further your career. Part of being a musician is being able to make contacts and build important relationships with people but it’s not as easy for some so here are a few tips to get you started. We’ve already covered networking on the blog so make sure you have a look for some more helpful advice, in the meantime we wanted to provide some more tips for those who have just started.

    The first begin an obvious one and one we’ve mentioned before but it’s worth bringing up again as it’s so useful. Social media is huge and you bet that every artist, musicians or DJ is on there so it’s vital that you don’t get left behind. Take advantage of how accessible everything is, join groups, follow local artists and introduce yourself.  These communities are so great for new musicians and if you make the effort to be

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  9. Introducing DJ Lighting Direct

    We are excited to announce the launch of DJ Lighting Direct, offering the very best deals on amazing stage lighting products. Hand selected DJ and Band Lighting from the highest quality brands, such as ADJ, Chauvet and Equinox. You can get your hands on all the best moving heads, effects lights and LED par cans amongst many other products.

    DJ Lighting Direct bulk buys the best products around so we can supply them directly to you at the very best package prices. All products are delivered free of charge within a few days. We aim to give you the easiest experience when purchasing from DJ Lighting Direct and we’re able to do that through our unique payment options. You can pay up to 14 days after delivery, available on selected orders this gives you the option to literally try before you buy.

    Shop the best deals through our specially designed categories including, Special FX, Lasers, Lighting Packages, Effect Light and Top Brands. Each category includes a list of high

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  10. The Best Side Jobs for Aspiring Musicians

    For many pursing music as a full time career isn’t an option, most can’t afford to quit their 9-5 jobs and work for free until money starts coming in for their music career. But with a full time job it can be hard to find time to dedicate to your music, and it can quickly become very consuming. Something to consider would be a part time role, not everyone can afford to cut their monthly earnings in half but for some it can be done.

    If you’re willing to go part time in order to focus on your music there are a few different jobs you can do, some that will even benefit your music career. If you’re looking to switch roles try and take this opportunity to look for a job within the industry, something that will teach you skills and give you experience within an industry you hope to be a part of in the future.

    Something we’ve mentioned before is a teacher or tutor, it’s a popular route to go down for musicians and gives you the chance to continue to learn and practice whils

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