inMusic Acquires Denon & Marantz Brands

immusic-logoToday, inMusic announced that it has acquired three new brands:

  • Denon Professional
  • Marantz Professional, and
  • Denon DJ.

The three join the existing inMusic brands, which include Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, ION Audio, Numark, M-Audio, AIR Music Technology, and Mixmeister. Continue reading

Frankie Knuckles, The Godfather Of House Music, Dead At 59

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Frankie Knuckles, known to many as ‘the godfather of house music’ is dead at the age of 59.

Frankie Knuckles (January 18, 1955 – March 31, 2014) was an American producer, remixer and DJ. Born in New York City, Knuckles got his start there, then moved to Chicago and was influential in the development of house music in the 80s.

Knuckles died unexpectedly at home, according to his longtime business partner, Frederick Dunson.

Knuckles made his name DJing at Chicago’s Warehouse club. Knuckles was best known for his late 80s and early 90′s house tracks, but also remixed Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and Depeche Mode.  Continue reading

Mixvibes Updates Cross DJ For Android

Mixvibes has announced the release of an update to its Cross DJ app for Android.

Mixvibes’ Community Manager Theo Malleval commented on the update, ” We are very proud of this app because we managed to include numerous pro DJ features, which is rare in current Android DJ apps.”

Cross DJ v 1.2 features include: Continue reading