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…)

Finding Your Place in a New DJ Scene After Relocating

January 4, 2017


You’ve got a sweet thing going on in your current city. The promoters, club-goers, and fellow DJs in your area know your DJ name, and they’re happy to attend any gig you rock, regularly. Inevitably, circumstances will shift, and relocation might become an immediate reality. Even the best DJs can find gaining (or in this case, regaining) popularity a challenge, but it isn’t impossible. It doesn’t even have to be difficult. Here are a few helpful tips to find your place in a new scene. (more…)

Take Your Performance to the Next Level with JammText

December 6, 2016


A huge part of being a performing artist, whether as a DJ, singer, rapper or musician, is connecting with and interacting with your audience. You don’t have to do it all on your own; your band, background artists or fellow musicians all help with making you the center of attention. Why not use JammText as another supporting tool to help your fans see you as the star you are? (more…)

The Pros and Cons of Digital Music Pools

December 1, 2016


Admit it: if you consider yourself a professional DJ, you’re most likely a music hoarder on some level. You have a ginormous stash of edits, remixes and transitions; you anxiously await New Music Friday on iTunes; or you scour Soundcloud daily during the week while you wait for New Music Friday. But for some reason, those and other popular outlets aren’t scratching that nagging itch you have for more music and tools for your regular sets. Enter digital music pools, the updated version of old school record pools. (more…)

Need a Hub for your Sound Bites? KueIt!

November 28, 2016


DJs, artists and broadcasters all look for that something extra when it comes to live events. The music and blends typically speak for themselves, but performances can often use sounds and snippets to enhance the listener experience. KueIt gives you the ability to utilize various sound effects and audio clips instantly. Playing sound samples now is as easy as touching a computer keypad. (more…)

Statements You Need In Your DJ Contract

November 25, 2016

Signing a Contract

Back in the day, your word was your bond; if it was said, it was as good as done. Today, if something isn’t said, it doesn’t apply and has no legal bearing, especially when it comes to paying for services. Hopefully, you’re not offering your services without a legally binding contract or written agreement in place. If you’re not, there’s no better time than the present to consider the most important aspects of your written contract agreements. Specificity is key to ensuring both you and your client are satisfied with mutually agreed-upon services and terms. (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.