Here’s wishing you crazy good beats, good health & prosperity in 2011 !! DJstuff.
** Britney “Hold It Against Me” Storms To #1 Debut On Billboard Hot 100 + #1 on iTunes In US & 20 Countries. D/L TommiwSunshine Killer RMX… B.inary S.pires – Held Against Me [T.S. & Figure Edit]/F.I.G.H.T T.H.E. P.O.W.E.R. #6 @ http://tinyurl.com/6gsq2rn
** 1-10-11 My sources at Pioneer told me they just released new sneak peak of a new product. As you must know, Traktor Pro is the industry DJ software of choice. Couple that w/ a sleek new duel player w/a ton of slick bells & whistles & you’ve good a hot new “must have” from Pioneer.
Pioneer DDJ-T1 w/Traktor Pioneer DDJ-T1 Edition
Plug and play USB connectivity with 4-channel deck control
Included TRAKTOR Pioneer DDJ-T1 Edition DJ Software
Specially designed user interface
Optimized controller for highest quality sound
P-LOCK Fader Cap lock mechanism design
Premier built-in sound card
The DDJ-T1 easily connects with a user’s laptop via USB for quick “plug-and-play” capability with TRAKTOR Pioneer DDJ-T1 Edition DJ Software. For further convenience, the controller also comes with a computer dock that allows a laptop’s keyboard to slip directly under the controller, bringing the monitor closer to the DJ, providing fast visuals of song information while mixing. The device adopts Pioneer’s “P-LOCK Fader Cap,” designed to prevent the fader caps from slipping.
Included software: TRAKTOR PIONEER DDJ-T1 EDITION
Input terminals: MIC x 1 (1/4 inch PHONE), AUX x 1 (RCA)
Output terminals: MASTER OUT x 2 (1/4 inch PHONE x 1, RCA x 1), HEADPHONE MONITOR OUT x 2 (front 1/4 inch PHONE, mini pin)
Other terminals: USB B connector x 1
Frequency range: 20Hz – 20kHz
Total harmonic distortion: 0.005% or less
Included AC adapter: Power 120 V AC 60 Hz, rated output 5 V DC
External dimensions: 26.8 in (W) x 3.7 in (H) x 12.5 in (D)
Compatible OS: Mac OS X (10.5, 10.6 or later), Windows® 7 Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate, Windows Vista® Home Basic/Home Premium/Ultimate/Business Windows® (SP1 and later), XP Home Edition/Professional (SP3 and later)(Note: is not compatible with Windows® XP Professional x64 edition)
Now therre are video demos of both new products…. including the DDJ-T1
Here’s a link to the new DDJ-T1 site:
There is also more data out about the sister product, the DDJ-S1
w/ Serato Itch… also just released…
** Billboard Magazine lists the biggest grossing acts of each year…
In 2010, these were the Top 4.. 1. Bon Jovi, 2. AC/DC, 3. Dave Mathews, 3. Lady GaGa…. but here’s the best part.. for the first time ever in the Top 25 was a DJ !!
Total Gross: $28,626,366 Number of Shows: 110
Total Attendance: 525,894 Number of Sell-Outs: 45
Tiesto, one of the top DJs in the world! His appearances generated over $28 MILLION dollars in 2010 !!! Dj beatz keep gettin’ bigger. Congrats 2 Tiesto !!
** Pollster recently reported that the 3 US Club venues that attracted the most people in 2010 were:
1. House of Blues, Boston
2. 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
2. The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas
** 1-1-11 We think DJFM, Toronto, is the best Dance Music station in North America.
Here’s a link to their listing of the 108 most populat dance tunes of 20-10… compiled from 20-10 monthly charts, sales & DJFM listener requests.