Navigating the World of Open and Closed Playlists

February 27, 2017

You’re familiar with the saying, “the customer is always right.” But does that apply to music requests while you’re DJing? When it comes to pleasing patrons at gigs, especially people who request songs, the topic of open and closed playlists often enters the conversation. There are multiple schools of thought on the issue, and there are definite benefits and challenges of each. (more…)

Working with a Band at Your Next Gig

February 23, 2017

When it comes to providing music for paid events, clients have several options. They can choose to hire you, the greatest DJ in the land, or they could decide to hire a full band. Most clients will either go with one or the other, but what would you do if they wanted both? Here are some helpful tips that can help you navigate your part in a shared entertainment event. (more…)

Use JammText For Your Next Karaoke Party!

February 20, 2017

So you’ve been using JammText for your regular residency, and you’ve even been using it for your wedding gigs. You’ve even used it to connect more with your fans. The software is extremely versatile, capable of enhancing most everything you do behind your turntables or controller. But did you know that you could even use Jammtext with a karaoke setup? Here’s how you can use it to keep both singers and crowds active and participating in any sing-along festivities. (more…)

Your Library Needs Clean Edits!

February 13, 2017

So, you have your hand on the pulse of the most wanted songs. You’ve worked out your mixing basics. Your playlists are flawless. But here’s a question: do you also have clean edits in your library? Playing a dirty version of a crowd favorite at the wrong event could end up being a major mistake if you’re not careful. Are you properly prepared? (more…)

Protect Your Rep: Keeping a Good Name in Industry Circles

February 8, 2017

The DJ industry is seriously competitive, with several interpersonal intricacies to boot. The success of any DJ looking to break into this industry and make a name for himself will be dependent on many factors. Perhaps one of the most influential elements in the DJ prosperity/longevity game is reputation. That’s right–presidents aren’t the only ones who have to be concerned about approval ratings. So, DJ, what’s your rep in the community, and how do you improve it? (more…)

Beyond the Music: How to Be a Good Master of Ceremony

January 24, 2017


With such a focus on music, it’s sometimes easy to forget that there are more essential ingredients for a successful event recipe. Being the master of ceremony is especially important, as you are the person who determines the energy for the evening. Once that microphone has been given to you, the power (and responsibility) is literally in your hands. So what do you do, knowing that the success of an occasion starts and ends with you? Begin with these foundational tips. (more…)

Why You Should Incorporate Regional Music Outside of Your Home Base

January 18, 2017

As far as your music collection goes, you probably have several genres together for your DJ sets: your personal favorite genres and songs, current radio or club tracks, and classic songs for various occasions. It would go without saying that you know what songs and mixes are crowd favorites within your living or travel radius. But what about the vast amount of music outside of your region? There’s such a broad array of cultural influence within music from around the world; incorporating it into your music library will enhance your DJ business with several personal and professional advantages. (more…)

Export Messages Directly To The Web In JammText

January 17, 2017

We are pleased to release version 1.1.3 of JammText. In addition to several important bug fixes, the latest version allows you to export messages along with pictures in an attractive web-based output that you can share with your customers.

When you export an event in JammText, it will now create an HTML file. Opening this file in a browser will show all the messages from the event, along with thumbnail pictures. Click on the pictures to view them larger. For tech savvy users, JammText will also create a folder (called ‘pictures’) with the pictures, thumbnails, and an index.html file. This folder can be directly uploaded to a website and shared with clients.

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Discovering Your Strengths in the DJ Community

January 12, 2017


You’ve entered DJ competitions. Maybe you’ve even placed. When your friends need a wedding DJ, they know to keep you on a very short list to call. Your skill level makes you pretty confident that you could successfully pull off even the most obscure of events. While that’s definitely something to be proud of, there’s always room for both wisdom and improvement. DJ’s have the luxury of being extraordinarily versatile, but make no mistake–there should always be a central idea and focus when it comes to where you excel. (more…)

With JammText at Your Conference, It’s No Longer Business As Usual

January 11, 2017


Conferences can either be motivational and inspiring, or they can be full of blase professional buzzwords: synergies, teamwork, streamlining, forward-thinking, value added, and so on. To get the most out of your participants – and to incorporate more effective involvement – interaction will be key. JammText can be the key to ensuring everyone gets the most out of your organization’s next conference. (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.