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What an incredible week! With 18 mashup artists coming through Mixify to host events, mashup fans everywhere definitely got their fix. From live sets to track releases, every DJ involved left their mark on the genre.
The Mixify Team would like to thank all the mashup artists involved for making the week so special: DJ Stroke, Dotcom, Czar Nicholas III, TeeTs, Bearbot, Doug Bogan, Fat Superman, House Nerds, Drip Drop, Greg Golterman, Sweekuh, ABSRD, The Mu, DJ Mash Hawk, Bruneaux, Buck, and Top Flight.
We’d also like to thank all the fans for coming out to support the artists. We hope it was as memorable for all of you as it was for us.
Mixify is proud to present Electro House Week from July 8th through July 14th with a line-up of DJs that will have you raging all week.
Come hear exclusive mixes including the public debut of HOHME’s new “Falling Upward” release. Mixify allows the DJs to stream audio direct from their mixing software so you’ll be the first — and potentially only — people to hear the mix.
Event Schedule: (all times in EDT)
8pm - DJ C²
For press or event information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Czar Nicholas III, aka Nick Stetz, began his DJ journey in 2009 while at Bucknell University - where he is currently studying Management and French. We caught up with him during Mashup Week this week to learn more about his story and the inspiration behind his mashups.
What makes a really good mashup?
When the songs that you use sound completely different once they are mashed together. Some people think ‘oh, they have a similar beat so it will mash well together’ but I disagree. Just because the tracks have some similarities does not make it a good mashup.
What is the hardest part about being a mashup artist?
There are so many other artists to compete with. The internet is flooded with people who try to make it big with one mashup instead of truly loving what they are mashing together. I am just trying to distinguish myself.
When playing a live set, how do you read the crowd?
Great question. I never go into a gig with a full set because you never know how the crowd is going to react. I think the most important thing about reading the crowd is timing. I wouldn’t want to drop something too crazy in the beginning of my set. I want to my audience to experience the build up throughout my set.
What kind of music do you enjoy listening to?
My roots date back to British Pop. From the Beatles to Oasis, I just cannot get enough of what they have to offer. I also truly enjoy Run-DMC and the Beastie Boys.
Who are your biggest influences?
The most influential would have to be Girl Talk. I think that Gregg Michael Gillis is a genius and I wanted to emulate his ability to bring a new sound by mashing songs together. Super Mash Brothers and Milkman round out my top 3 Influences.
Check out this new track from our friends at Beacon Records…. And don’t forget to catch Hohme’s set Monday at 9pm on Mixify for Electro House Week.
Mixify’s direct stream is a powerful tool that allows DJs to live broadcast worldwide from their hardware or software…but only if you know how to use it.
Use this step-by-step guide and testing module to make sure your skills are heard loud and clear during Mixify Events.
Select your input and see if your input is coming through the volume meter. If its in the red, turn it down so that your audio doesn’t distort during the event.
If you can’t figure it out, read the step-by-step instructions below.
Broadcast any audio output by plugging it into your computer’s microphone input.
1) Run the output from the external device into your computer input
2) Select the line in option or microphone option when prompted before your event
Broadcast straight from your mixing software.
1) Download and install Soundflower
- More Info: http://code.google.com/p/soundflower/
2) Select Soundflower as the output option in your software preferences
- If Soundflower doesn’t appear as an output option, try restarting your software.
3) Select Soundflower as the input option on Mixify when prompted before your event
- If Soundflower doesn’t appear as an input option, try refreshing the page.
*Note: Soundflower disables the headphone mix you would otherwise receive from your software. We are currently trying to find a workaround.
Mixify is proud to announce Mashup Week! Starting July 1st, you can attend events with the best mashup artists as they spin the best of the genre.
Line-Up (With more to come…)
DJ Stroke - Sunday 7/1 @10pm
Dotcom - Monday 7/2 @ 7pm
Czar Nicholas III - Monday 7/2 @ 8:30pm
Teets - Monday 7/2 @ 9:30pm
Bearbot - Monday 7/2 @10:30pm
Doug Bogan - Tuesday 7/3 @ 7pm
Fat Superman - Tuesday 7/3 @ 8pm
HOHME - Tuesday 7/3 @ 9pm
House Nerds - Tuesday 7/3 @ 10:30pm
Drip Drop - Wednesday 7/4 @ 7:30pm
Greg Golterman - Thursday 7/5 @ 7pm
D.veloped - Thursday 7/5 @ 8pm
Sweekuh - Thursday 7/5 @ 9pm
DJ abSRD - Thursday 7/5 @ 10pm
Bruneaux - Friday 7/6 @ 9pm
Buck - Friday 7/6 @ 10pm
Top Flight - Saturday 7/7 @7pm
*All event times are in EDT
For press or event information, email email@example.com
We just released new and improved URLs across the site. They’re easier to remember and better for DJs. More importantly, every user can now reserve a custom profile URL.
New users will select their URL upon signup.
Existing users should go to their Account Settings page to update their URL. Until you do, your URL has been set to match your display name.
The First Look of Mixify’s virtual DJ events
Another day, another great feature. The Mixify Event Manager is here to help you manage your parties, releases, weekly podcasts, and every other Mixify event you’re hosting.
With the event manager, you can now edit event info, change event time and date, invite friends, and cancel events (not that you should ever do that).
You can access your event manager from your account drop-down in the top right. Simply hover over your name and it’ll be there for you to enjoy.