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DJ Lazyboy Wins DJcity and Pioneer DJ’s DJM Challenge

DJ Lazyboy

DJ Lazyboy
DJ Lazyboy in his entry video. (Source: Instagram)

The Bay Area’s DJ Lazyboy has won DJcity and Pioneer DJ‘s DJM Challenge!

For his prize, he gets to choose between two DJ setups: two XDJ-1000MK2 players and one DJM-750 mixer or two PLX-1000 turntables and one DJM-S9 mixer.

Watch his entry video below.

The runner-ups of the challenge are DJ Deception (St. Louis, Missouri), Dopez (Austin, Texas), and Eps (Portland, Oregon).

The contest, which was open to US residents only, received over 500 entries during three weeks. Contestants were judged on creativity by a panel of DJcity staff members.

We’d like to thank everyone who entered and acknowledge the following stand-out contestants (in alphabetical order):

Diggy the DJ: Super clean set that flips the Godfather of Soul
DJELEMENTAZ: Fire drumming
Dj Friktion: Super creative and tight routine from one-half of The Goodfellas
DJ Ivan G: All vinyl, sharp cuts, and clean juggles
DJ Nikki Duran: Quick mixes and cuts of timeless records
DJ Rectic: Rework of a Houston classic
DJ Remedy: DMC-caliber juggles
Herm: Nice to see some smiles!
Mark Cutz: Clean flip of a classic record
MikeyBside: Super clean looping technique
PattyClover: Sharp cuts and quick mixes
PDot: Clean word play and cuts
Reed Streets: Live remix of Ginuwine’s “Pony”
REFLEKSHIN: Nice word play and juggles
ROYALE: Clean and aggressive cuts and juggles
RuKu$: We love that he shot his video at Guitar Center. Extra points for ingenuity!
Victamone: Love the blend!

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DJcity and Pioneer DJ Launch DJM Mix Challenge

DJM Mix Challenge

DJM MIx Challenge

DJcity and Pioneer DJ have teamed up to launch a contest, the DJM Mix Challenge. The winner will choose between two prize packages (see below) and be featured on DJcity and Pioneer DJ’s channels. The contest is open to US residents only.

To enter, upload a video on Instagram of yourself performing a routine using any Pioneer DJ mixer. The video must be 60 seconds or less, and you must tag @djcity and @pioneerdjusa and include the hashtag #DJMChallenge in your post.

Entries will be judged on creativity, and are due by Oct. 5 at 12 a.m. PT. DJcity will announce the winner on Oct. 8.

Prize A

(2) XDJ-1000MK2 players and (1) DJM-750 mixer

Prize APrize B

(2) PLX-1000 turntables and (1) DJM-S9 mixer*

Prize B

* Needles and headshells not included

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Enter the Serato Sample Challenge to Win $10,000

Serato Sample

Serato Sample

Serato has launched the Serato Sample Challenge, a beat-making contest in which the winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000. Yes, you read that right.

How to enter:

1. Create a beat using Serato Sample.

2. Make a video that showcases your beat. It must be less than 60 seconds and show Serato Sample in use.

3. Upload your video to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and tag #seratosamplechallenge and @seratosample. (Make sure your profile is set to public.) Facebook submissions must be posted on Serato Sample’s Facebook page.

Public voting, which takes place up until the deadline, will determine 10 finalists. (Early entry is encouraged in order to accumulate votes.) Judges Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, and Suzi Analogue will then select the winner from the final 10 based on musicality and originality.

Launched in July, Serato Sample is a plugin that enables producers to find and manipulate samples in tracks using any DAW that supports VST and AU formats, such as Ableton Live, FL Studio, and Logic Pro.

Get more info about the contest and vote for your favorite entries here.

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TonyTone Wins Globalization Mixer Contest

DJ TonyTone
TonyTone performs at The Empire Room in San Francisco on July 29, 2017. (Photo source: Facebook)

DJcity has selected TonyTone as the winner of SiriusXM and Pitbull’s Globalization mixer contest! The San Francisco DJ will get his own mix show on the network’s Globalization channel, along with a Pioneer DJ DJM-S9 mixer and Serato license pack.

A native of Santa Rosa, Tony is currently a mixer on San Francisco’s WiLD 94.9 and an official DJ for the 49ers. In 2015, he competed in a regional qualifier for the Red Bull 3Style.

All of the finalists’ mixes were impressive, so it was a difficult decision. To show them our respect, we’ve decided to give all of them a one-time, guest mix spot on Globalization. We’d also like to thank everyone who entered the contest.

Listen to Tony’s winning mix below and tune in to his first show on Globalization on Friday, November 3.

Tracklist:

1. TonyTone – Intro
2. JSTJR – Phases
3. Daddy Yankee ft. Pitbull & N.O.R.E. – Gasolina – DJ Buddha Remix
4. J. Balvin & Willy William – Mi Gente – Deville Edit
5. DJ Baysik – Sound Of The Police
6. P-Lo ft. E-40 – Put Me On Somethin’ – TonyTone Blend
7. Major Lazer ft. J. Balvin & Sean Paul – Buscando Huellas
8. K.P. & Envyi – Swing My Way – Lemi Vice & Action Jackson Remix – DJ Baysik Moombahsoul Edit
9. Chance The Rapper ft. Knox Future – All Night – Chris Villa Acap Intro
10. Something For The People – My Love Is The Shhh! – TonyTone Blend
11. Pitbull ft. Ty Dolla $ign – Better On Me
12. Stardust – Music Sounds Better With You
13. Egyptian Lover – Egypt, Egypt
14. Pitbull – Shake – TonyTone 2 Live Crew Blend
15. 2 Live Crew – Move Somethin’
16. Tropkillaz – Bonde Do Sorriso
17. Kendrick Lamar vs JSTJR – m.A.A.d city – MMK Edit
18. G-Eazy ft. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B – No Limit
19. Vicente Fernández – Volver Volver – TonyTone Blend
20. J. Balvin ft. Farruko – 6 AM

Related: Finalists for Globalization Mixer Contest

Finalists for Globalization Mixer Contest

TonyTone

TonyTone
TonyTone at El Chingon in San Diego. (Photo source: Facebook)

Here are the finalists for DJcity, SiriusXM, and Pitbull’s Globalization mixer contest! The original plan was to select five finalists, but with so many great submissions, we decided to choose ten instead. Thank you to everyone who submitted a mix!

DJcity will announce the winner on Wednesday, September 27. The winner will receive a year-long mix show on SiriusXM and Pitbull’s Globalization channel, along with a Pioneer DJ DJM-S9 mixer and Serato license pack.

DJ Ammunition, San Antonio, TX

Bounz, Austin, TX

DJ Dynamix, Los Angeles, CA

DJ Eighty-M, Phoenix, AZ

DJ Image, Chicago, IL

MytyMyke, San Jose, CA

DJ Precise, Los Angeles, CA

DJ Splash, Springfield, MA

TonyTone, San Francisco, CA

DJ Wat Else, New York City, NY

Related: Avicii ‘Without You’ Remix Contest Winners Announced

Avicii ‘Without You’ Remix Contest Winners Announced

Avicii

Avicii
Avicii in the studio. (Photo source: Instagram)

After careful consideration, Avicii has picked France’s Notre Dame and Japan’s Tokima Tokio as the winners of DJcity’s “Without You” remix contest!

The original plan was to select one winner, but Avicii loved both Notre Dame and Tokima Tokio’s remixes, so he chose both! They will each receive $5,000 cash and have their remixes released on Geffen Records.

Listen to their remixes and the original version below.

Thank you to everyone who entered the contest!

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