Get Out of Your Regular DJ Set Rut!

January 23, 2018

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Seasoned DJs know that perfecting various sets takes time and repetition. Once they’re perfected, though, it can be really easy to fall into a comfortable routine when you get behind the decks. That’s okay for awhile, but you don’t want to run the risk of sounding stale or stagnant. If you have regular gigs with returning patrons, this can definitely be a trap you don’t want to get caught in. Try some of these tips to avoid the regular DJ set rut, and add some color to the mixes you’re used to creating. (more…)

Things to Look For When Buying Used DJ Gear

January 22, 2018

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Wouldn’t it be great to win a mega-million lottery and spend the cash on new DJ equipment? Yeah, that probably won’t happen anytime soon. What can happen, though, is finding someone who has upgraded their DJ equipment and is looking to sell some older gear. Buying used DJ gear can be a hassle, but not if you look for a few key things before shelling out your money. Protect yourself and your money with these helpful suggestions. (more…)

Surefire Ways to Retain Your DJ Clientele

January 16, 2018

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An amateur’s eye might lead you to believe that building a client base as a DJ is nearly impossible, but that’s anything but true. As with any other career, establishing yourself comes with its fair share of challenges, but the reward is worth it. Securing an impressive client roster and steady gigs is only half the battle. You’ll want to find surefire ways to retain your DJ clientele. (more…)

Boost Your DJ Services With These New Year Tips

January 10, 2018

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It’s officially 2018, and we’re sure by now you’ve heard the phrase “New Year, New Me,” more times than you cared to. One thing is for certain, though, and that’s the need for a reset and refresh. Last year was one to remember, but now it’s time to put a plan together to guarantee this year’s success. Get a jump on the competition and boost your DJ services with these New Year tips. (more…)

Use JammText at your New Year’s Eve event with FREE images

December 27, 2017

David Barese, one of the creators of JammText, explains how easy it is to setup and use JammText to use at your events. You can try JammText for free at your New Year’s Eve party.

Here’s How to Set Your DJ Rates and Prices

December 13, 2017

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So DJing is what you do, and you want to be known for it (if you aren’t well-known already).  Beyond having your name on a billboard, a more down-to-earth priority should be getting a return on the investments that make your service what it is. So here’s a question: what is your DJ business worth to you? More importantly, what is it worth to your clients? Those questions will determine what you get paid for your services. (more…)

Clean Your Needles Before DJing Your Set

How to properly clean your DJ needles so it is calibrated correctly to be used in vinyl emulation software. Brought to you by David Barese & Mister Vince from the Mixcity Inc team.

Promoting Your Brand Successfully with JammText

December 5, 2017

Every DJ has a schtick. It’s almost required in the entertainment and music communities. The scene can function a bit like a “buyer’s market”, with people having a buffet to choose from when it comes to their leisure and partying. That means you must be able to captivate the clients you wish to work with and be distinct in what you have to offer. (more…)

Just Recone It Yourself

December 4, 2017

Learn how to recone a blown speaker. No need to send it to get fixed; you can do it yourself. Mister Vince from Mixcity Inc demonstrates a few simple steps to get the music going again.

Packing and Protecting: DJ Equipment Storage and Safety Tips

November 15, 2017

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In the Uber, on the road, through the airport, above the clouds, in the trunk, at the club, on the table and all in reverse once the gig is done. Your poor equipment probably takes a bit of a beating throughout your various gigs. If this isn’t your life, chances are you want it to be. If and when that happens, you want to make sure you’re doing all you can to make sure the equipment you spend your hard-earned dollars on stays in excellent condition. (more…)

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About Mixcity Inc

Mixcity Inc was founded in 2008 with the mission of creating innovative software solutions and engagement tools for the working DJ. The team's first DJ product, KueIt, was groundbreaking when it was introduced years ago, and still remains an industry standard software solution to this day. Mixcity's latest innovation, JammText, is a revolutionary text to screen software solution that allows DJs to reach exciting new levels of crowd interaction and audience engagement.