The Equinox Vortex moving head is a new effect light, boasting a combined 120W LED output. A 4 push button OLED menu provides the user with easy access to functions including DMX, auto, sound active and master/slave modes. The Vortex is a powerful effect light at an affordable price for lighting effects. Featuring advanced internal programming which includes a 180 degree forward facing show which enhances the sound active and auto modes even more, giving the audience an incredible light show.
With the zoom feature and a continuous front lens rotations it gives DJ’s a unique moving head which creates stunning mid air effects. The Vortex is great for mobile DJs and performs very well in all kinds of environments.
Equinox is a well established brand who provided high quality equipment including some of the best lighting gear on the market. We stock a huge range of Equinox lighti
We’ve spoken a lot about getting started in DJing or what it takes to be a music producer but we wanted to give you a few tips to starting a business within the music industry. Not everyone in the music industry wants to be the star of the show, an important part of it is behind the scenes. For those who are looking to start a business whether that’s your own record label or within music retail here’s a few tips to get you started.
Chances are you probably already have a 9-5 job whilst trying to start up a business; we’ve got a guide on DJing with a day job on the blog which may be helpful to you. A general tip when it comes to pursuing a career alongside your day job is to organize your time, starting a business takes up a lot of time so make sure you give yourself a set amount of time out of your day to work on it, making sure you don’t overdo it nor are you slacking at work.
Having a budget will make it easier to make a bu
Sometimes, actually a lot of the time when you’re trying to pursue a career you can quickly become disheartened when it’s not quite going to plan, especially when it’s a career in the music industry. Everyone aspires to have a job they love, the idea that you will never have to work a day in your life if you’re loving what you are doing is one we all wish was true. But there’s no reason why we have to settle, it’s possible for everyone to be happy in their job. Here a few tips to help you feel more positive about working.
The number one thing we all are guilty of is hating the working week ahead; we dread Mondays and look forward to Fridays. We are all programmed to have that dreaded feeling for the first day back at work, it’s just the norm. It doesn’t have to be like that, if you use the week to its full advantage you will begin to see a change. If you’re working towards a career goal whilst juggling a nine to five then using Monday’s as a fresh start, a chance to organi
To celebrate the Russia World Cup 2018 we are launching the HK Audio Cashback offer. The HK Audio Lucas Nano range is the only professional grade stereo PA that you can carry in one hand. You can take it wherever you go whether to a party, festival or sport event; wherever you go it goes with you. Providing the perfect sound indoors and out, perfect for events like the 2018 World Cup!
With an easy set up you can simply plug it into your TV or monitor and experience the game like never before with incredible audio. The Lucas Nano delivers excellent sound for and excellent event. To take full advantage of the offer, complete these few simple steps listed below.
- Buy one of the systems listed below from Gearooz between May 24th 2018 and July 31st 2018.
- Take a picture of your receipt for proof of purchase.
- Register your system here by Tuesday 31st July
One of our fantastic features on our new website is our Hot Deals section where you can find a huge range of equipment from sound to lighting and everything in between all at amazing prices. Don’t miss out on all our incredible equipment much of which is in stock now and ready to ship.
Whether you need some protective cases for your gear or some new lighting to update your set up you can get equipment from some of the best names in the industry such as ADJ, Showtec, Chauvet and Pioneer. Our products are specially selected to give you the best quality products at the best prices; you can find some our favorite products available as well as some of your favorites.
Head over to Gearooz.com now to start ordering your new products, remember you can also apply for finance to further help spread the cost of your new item(s). Simply apply with our online application form and you will get a response immediately.
With digital djing becoming more popular it’s only right we give you the top DJing apps available to you on IOS and Android. Many still prefer to stick with physical copies of their music and equipment but with everything quickly becoming digital having apps so readily available means you can work on the go, anytime, anywhere.
We’ve gathered a list of the best, must have DJ apps. Whether you’re an iOS user or Android there’s something on this list for you.
Traktor DJ (iOS) - £9.99
One for the more experienced DJ’s, Traktor is a very well known brand which offers high quality DJ products. Traktor have taken it digital with their Djing app, available on iPhone and iPad. This one allows you to mix tracks at a more advanced level.
Serato Pyro (iOS) – Free
Another popular brand, known for their pro software Serato have also created an app. Aimed at music fans Serato Pyro can take music from itunes and Spotify, making mixing easier for you it also o
We’ve spoken a lot about DJing and what it takes to become a successful DJ/Musician but for all of those out there who are looking to pursue a career as a music producer we wanted to give you a few tips to get you started. Being a producer is very different to being a DJ or pop star, you’re essentially in charge of everything that goes on backstage. The role of a producer is definitely a low key one; however is a very important one. Producers are responsible for helping artists get everything out of their talent, overseeing the creation of music as well as coaching musicians and organizing bookings.
It takes a lot of hard work to make a name for yourself in the industry especially as a producer; here are a few steps you can take to get started. One of the more obvious ones is to be a musician, it makes sense that you know what you’re talking about when coaching musicians and overseeing song writing. Being a musician first is the best place to start if you want to become a s
Knowing whether to pursue music further into education or to go down the route of self employment is difficult. The question being is getting a music degree really worth it? The best thing to do is to way out the pros and cons to find out if a degree may or may not be for you. To help get you started here are a few pro's to consider.
The great thing about a music degree is that it can broaden your knowledge of music, self teaching can be great but you might find you get stuck in a constant rotation of the same techniques and sound. A music degree can teach you so much about music theory as well as practical skills on instruments you may have never considered. Expanding your skills can result in better quality work as well as bettering you performance. Having a deeper understand of music could be the thing that makes you stick out from the crowd of musicians trying to do the same thing.
More opportunities will be available for you as a degree holder. If you have a mus
Buying your first guitar or choosing which one to upgrade to can be a mind field, especially with all the different options on the market. There are a few things to consider when shopping for your guitar, today we are looking at electric guitars and what to look for.
Firstly the obvious question is who’s it for? If you’re a beginner then you’re going to want something quite different to someone who’s perhaps been playing for a while or a professional. You want a guitar that easy to play and doesn’t need much doing to it. Make sure it’s properly sized to your preferences and obviously has quality sound. It will become quite clear which ones are much more advanced so stick with the popular classics, don’t go too extreme for your first guitar.
For someone who is more advanced you properly have some sort of idea of what you want, you’ve probably already found your style and what works for you so in this case you’re probably looking for the best upgrade from your old guit
For musicians it can be hard to tell where you should be posting your music and if it will benefit you or harm your chances of success. The obvious place to start is social media, simply getting your music our there or at least teasers of your latest creations is a great way to gain attention and a fan base. Once you’ve got the hang of using social media to market your brand it’s time to start making money on your music, you can only go so long putting your music out there for free before you decide your stuff is worth a fee.
Here are some ways to sell your music.
The most popular way of consuming music these days is through streaming; right now there are multiple streaming apps which include Spotify, YouTube, Apple music, Amazon music and many more. Although anyone can create a YouTube account and primarily it’s free, you can make money from your music on YouTube. If you gain enough followers and views then it’s a great way to start earning some money and exposure.