February 26, 2013
The wedding DJ and the club DJ share very little in common, maybe only the fact that they both have the job of delivering music to the crowd. However, the crowds that they perform to are two very different beasts. A wedding is a ceremonious occasion, and there is a clear distiction between the time to be obnoxious and the time to keep gravity in the situation. The wedding DJ may have the task of providing tunes for the grand entrance, and the idea of mixing is not as important as having the right songs – it isn’t until the reception that he gets a chance to more playful with his music selection. But even at that point, mixing is not a crucial element.
The club DJ has to have good music AND have the ability to mix it in a way that makes it more enjoyable, so naturally the …
November 7, 2012
Pioneer has certainly been busy in the past few months releasing a series of controllers that fit the needs of different DJ’s from the active professional controllerist like the Pioneer DDJ-SX, to the casual, mobile, bedroom DJ with the Pioneer XDJ-Aero. The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO falls into the latter category with all of the features that you can come to expect from an affordable DJ controller, but with the build quality and attention to detail that comes from Pioneer DJ products. Some DJ’s may scoffingly wave this controller off or wonder why Pioneer, the company responsible for the most used professional DJ equipment, would release a controller like this. Others will view this as a release from a company looking to capitalize on a flourishing low priced DJ controller market. The fact of that matter is that the DDJ-WeGO is made for the beginner or mobile DJ looking to pick up …