Boost Your DJ Services With These New Year Tips

January 10, 2018

man pointing finger at 2018

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

woman writing a check

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

blue flight cases

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…)

Traveling Tips For DJs

October 4, 2017

What’s worse than the anxiety of playing in an unknown city or country? Arriving at the gig and realizing you forgot your cables. Or your hard drive. Or other essentials you need to successfully do your thing behind the decks. You’re a professional, so it should go without saying that you have a plan for having all that you need to travel to your DJ events…or do you? (more…)

Create A Cool Webcam Effect For Your Video Sets

September 18, 2017

David Barese, founder and one of the developers of JammText and KueIt software, demonstrates how to create a simple webcam x-ray effect using Apple’s Quartz Composer to use in your video DJ sets. This example shows how you can integrate effects through audio input.

Tools needed:

  • Mac
  • Quartz Composer (need to download XCode dev tools Download XCode)
  • Webcam (Logictech Pro 920 or 930 works lovely)
  • Video DJ software that supports Quartz Composition (qtz files) i.e. MixEmergency

Customizing the Look of Your JammText Display

August 31, 2017

Starting with JammText 1.2, you can change the background and color scheme, as well as add transparency to the text boxes. These options allow you to customize JammText with a background picture of your bride and groom, your logo, or any other image. Match the color scheme of the wedding or holidays such as St Patrick’s Day or Halloween.

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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.