December 1, 2014
While DJs have no problem finding a good pair of PA speakers to use for events and parties – it can be increasingly difficult to find a good pair of speakers for the bedroom or practice studio. The reasons here might not be so obvious to a spectator – but DJs have known this problem for years. PA speaker are great when you need something to be loud – but they aren’t the greatest thing to have when the speakers are only a few feet from your face. Even at their quietest, they can disrupt the entire household or neighborhood. Studio monitor might be awesome for those who are trying to mix down a song or track – but they don’t give the DJ a good idea of what a song might sound like in the club.
What a DJ needs is something right in-between the two. While there are …
September 30, 2013
Pioneer is still the first name we think about when it comes time to buy a new set of CD players. They are still the club standard for DJs who are in need of a 4-channel controller, who expect nothing less than the best. Some will stand by the fact that Pioneer uses their branding to promote products at a high price, and if the same piece of gear were dressed under a different label – it wouldn’t sell or be valued at the same amount. Regardless, there are few Pioneer product owners who have anything bad to say about their gear, other than the cost of it.
Pioneer has made steps to stick their foot into other parts of the music industry, mainly with monitors and speakers. They aren’t exactly known for producing speakers and monitors, but they already have a lot behind then that will help them make …
March 19, 2013
The world of high end audio can be ridiculous and pricey from an outsider’s perspective. It’s is probably a good thing that most of us don’t know what good audio actually sounds like because if we actually had a taste of it, we might never want to go back to our old setups. The average DJ can expect to spend a decent amount of cash on their speakers, whatever type they may be. A good pair of monitoring headphones can run up to three hundred dollars. That’s not much. Step up to a good pair of near field monitors and you can easily take that cost up to a thousand dollars. But even that is chump change when compared to the cost of a good pair of loud speakers.
The price will continue to rise form there once the technology becomes more sophisticated and less available. A speaker company like …