One of the most popular musical decades was the eighties. Whether you lived it for yourself, or you found the music in your parents’ cabinet, Direct TV, hits from the eighties are everywhere. If your party is themed towards this popular time in music, don’t forget some of these 80′s classics. “Hungry Like The Wolf” -Duran Duran “Love Shack” – B-52s “Pour Some Sugar on Me” – Def Leppard “You Shook Me All Night Long” –AC/DC Read the rest of this entry »
Paul van Dyk is a German-born producer and DJ that is known for his hip, relevant, and inspirational beats. One of the original pioneers associated with mainstream DJ artists, van Dyk helped paved the way for DJs and music producers of the present and future.
As an accomplished musician, Paul van Dyk has received numerous awards throughout his meteoric career. He was one of the first artists to ever receive a Grammy nomination in the new category of Best Dance / Electronic Album, which centered on the 2004 release of “Reflections.I was looking for more information and found it < Read the rest of this entry »
Hard works earns fame for DJs, but there are a few simple guidelines for success. A computer mixer program does most of the work. One program mixes two songs, selected by the DJ, and now he has his first track. This can be done on a laptop or even a smart phone. Some DJs play recorded tracks that they mixed before a show. The tracks play at the press of a button.
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The 90′s was a great era for music. Every genre had great songs that made the top 100 list. The decade had songs that fit every mood. Here are the top five most popular songs of the 90′s.
1 Nirvana – Teen Spirit
This hit song was the most popular song of the 90′s. A new era of rock music began with this song.
2 U2 – One
This song brought the world together. It is a song that was used by many groups to promote peace around Read the rest of this entry »
The 1980′s were without a thought my favorite era of music. It was more diversified and entertaining and far better than today’s music. Michael Jackson was the reigning king in the 80′s pumping out hit after hit. Queen was another great group with many hits. Madonna became well known, Bon Jovi was on fire with hit after hit and Wham with George Michael also began in the 80′s with one hit after another and U2. The greatest part of Read the rest of this entry »
Weddings have a traditional role in history, so does the selection of songs. The tracks must carefully be picked in order to satisfy the guest. DJ’s should consider playing different types of tracks throught the day, such as romantic, fast-paced and slow songs. This rotation will keep the wedding guest entertained and full of energy.
Top Slow Songs
What’s a wedding without the right song? Slow tracks are romantic, and set the mood right. Older folks enjoy classical songs more than young adults. Teenagers stick to modern-day music, mostly.
Top Romantic Wedding Songs
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Scott Shannon is a popular disc jockey that was born in St. Louis. He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana and started his career in radio at WFBS 1450 in Spring Lake, North Carolina. He moved to WCLS 1580 AM in Columbus Georgia. He was in the army at the time. Scott Shannon left the army and worked at a radio station called WABB. He was known as “Super Shan” during that time. He then moved to Nashville and worked as an evening dj at WMAK 1300 and became the program director of WMAK.This/tag helps explain it more. He later made the station Read the rest of this entry »
Hiring a party planner is a great idea, but some people have a tougher time deciding whether or not to go with a DJ for their event. Here are a few of the reasons you should think about a DJ for your next party:
DJs are in on the action: DJs are sort of security systems for your party. This means that when the mood gets bored and the lights are too high, your live action disc jockey picks Read the rest of this entry »
Born in the little town of Jamestown, North Dakota, Shadoe Stevens has grown to be one of the legendary voices of music broadcasting. Graduating from the University of North Dakota, majoring in Commercial Art and Radio/TV Journalism, Stevens got his start as a college radio DJ, working in stations like KILO in Grand Forks and KQWB in Fargo. His big career break came at KIKX in Tuscon, Arizona, where he went by the on-air name of Jefferson K.
His eventual rise to fame came from the success of a series of television Read the rest of this entry »
I was recently at a wedding where a DJ digital controller was being used to play the music. The DJ told me that most disc jockeys have progressed to digital controllers for convenience. It’s a lot easier than carrying around hundreds of CD’s or even records. It even operates similarly to an original mixer/turntable setup, making it familiar to use. Most digital controllers play mp3 or wave files, so as long as you can download music on a computer, you can operate this machine. Prices have become much Read the rest of this entry »