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Bandslam – The Story Behind It

Bandslam – The Story Behind It

Also known as High School Rock, this American musical from 2009 was a very popular romantic comedy drama film. It was just the perfect combination of rock music, crazy outfits, loud electric guitars and eccentric behavior mixed with a bit of love and romance.

BandslamIt revolved around the bond of two people who think alike and share their passionate love for rock music. In fact, it was the music that helped them to get together. Eventually, these two assemble a crew of like minded misfits and friends who form a rock group together only to perform in a battle of the bands competition, widely known as Bandslam.

Now, if you ever gave a thought about forming a band yourself, this movie could be a really great introduction as to what you have to keep in your mind before you do it. Having a band is not only about the music, you have to think about the other band members, the guitars, drums and other instruments and eventually, the merchandise that will help you spread the popularity of your newly formed band.

Bandslam was not popular only because of the rock music, fancy guitars and rock t-shirts but because of David Bowie’s final film appearance before his death in 2016. So, in a way, this movie was approved by a rock legend himself and that has to count for something.

Bandlsam was well received critically before and after it was released. Still, the movie did not do well commercially but, it managed to do one thing and that was to make hundreds and thousands of teenagers start a rock band. There were t-shirts with the movie cover all over the world, selling in no time and all around the globe kids were buying guitars, trying to start a rock band and be cool.


Maybe the movie was not largely accepted by the wider audience, it still managed to make an impact on the younger generations and enrich them with the spirit of rock. It became some kind of a trend to go to a party and instead of bringing some alcohol you rather bring a guitar or a rock t-shirt as a present. When you come to think about this, the movie did make a change after all and a good one too. It made kids think about rock culture and music and accept it eventually.

Salem Falls – A Drama That Will Move You

Salem Falls – A Drama That Will Move You

If there ever was a movie where music played such an important part that it could almost change the way you felt about a certain actor, his or her character as well as their roles, that would be most definitely Salem Falls. A man, with a dark secret he wants to put behind him, embarks on a journey to find a better life for himself.

Salem FallsThe plot is very well thought of but, it was the splendid music that helped to emphasize it to the maximum of its potential. Now, to completely understand this, it is important to understand the role of music in the movie and what it does to the viewers. Music is supposed to help them to better feel and capture each moment and part of the story that actors want to tell you.

It is supposed to help them to get into the role and feel it on their own skins. If a music is really that good, people will manage to literally live those moments, which is really useful because they will be able to get a better picture of what the director really wanted to say. Sometimes, the storyline of the movie tends to be too slow or it lacks tension. To give it a bit of a boost, music comes into play and sets the motion in place.

With the right level of tension, music can be more powerful than the spoken words. Good cast, lots of twists, music intensity, these are all very important parts of a good movie. Well, Salem Falls has it all. The plot is well developed, the cast knows what to do and the music managed to capture all those magnificent moments in the most wonderful way.

Music can build up the tension

Music is what helps the actors to literally come alive. It is all about the emotion that people need to feel from that combination of spoken words, acting, and music. It is a great ballet of chemistry between the actors, the public, the music and the plot. When all four are in place and go well together, the machine seems to roll on its own and you get a good story that will etch itself upon your memory.

A movie is only good as you manage to memorize it. If it was interesting, you would remember almost the whole thing. Music can help a lot to capture those memorable moments, more than you know. The genre of the movie also can be crucial for the music making. Drama tends to be best for the task because of its emotion.


If the plot is charged with feelings, the music must be too. But not too soft, it is not good to let it spoil the mood. It should give the wanted atmosphere which you can feel in Salem Falls. It is a perfect example of a movie where music and the storyline were blended together with utmost excellence.

Coldplay New Album

Coldplay New Album

Since their sophomore album ”A head full of dreams” in 2015, Coldplay reached the record-breaking sales. Even though we have not heard from them since the last album, it seems that the four-piece took some time to sit down and surprise their fans with the new EP.

ColdplayIf you have been on about it, here are some good news for all of you. Coldplay confirmed that they will release a new EP in 2017, under the name Kaleidoscope. Even though it will be EP rather than LP, the fans will still be able to get a good taste of the new music and the band itself is confident that the new material will click with the old fan base, already established since the inception of this band.

Even though we could not get any copious details about the songs and the material as well as the recording process, we can feel it will be a good EP simply because Coldplay cannot disappoint. There are no details about song titles or any track listing but, we can rely on the fact that their last album released in December 2015 reached number one in the UK with sales going over 4 million copies until today.

Frontman Chris Martin did give us a hint about this EP saying that the band feels comfortable with being who they are at the moment and how this EP is the result of that feeling. They will try yet again to win everyone on this one and the fans really loved the idea of getting a brand new EP from the band.

Not a conventional Coldplay album

Probably what made this EP so special is the fact that is that is not their conventional Coldplay album. The fans will notice that and they will be able to make up their own minds about how they feel about this EP. The band feels like they are exactly where they should be at the moment and this EP is a monument to their previous efforts, a great summit that crowns all.


Unfortunately, there are some notions that this could be their very last effort. The frontman said how he feels that this EP is a closing of a long chapter in the life of this band and that could mean that the band is ready and prepared to say goodbye to the world and their fans.

How Essential DJ Equipment To My Life?

How Essential DJ Equipment To My Life?

To have great gear of a DJ is very helpful regarding big events, special occasions, and some important matter. It was a big challenge for me as a DJ to present my talents and creativity on how I turn on the music and uplifts a lot of people and complete their whole one day or night. At any venue, indoors or outdoors, these equipment matters for me, because I think without them my life is incomplete. I treat them as my family, or this reflects of who I am. Without them, my career would be miserable and lifeless.

DJ EquipmentHow essential these DJ equipment in the cycle of my career or profession? How it changes my life? Since I started myself with this venture and boost this type of career, I have considered my profession a success and part of my success are this equipment which is the instrument and the source of everything. My life changes and become a better DJ who sounds better than any other DJ because of this gear that I have. I have lived differently with just mixing sounds and combine different genres of music and make people happy and enjoy every single day. The cycle of my career depends on the well-equipped gear that I have. To become a stunning DJ of the day or night, I have to make sure that my equipment works right and still sounds good for the crowd. And this gear that I have should be check before the show begins or everything will be ruin and my career would end up nothing. One that I should not forget is to install the software needed and what are the other paraphernalia will be set up before I begin my entertainment with my lively and enjoying crowd. DJ equipment should be placed in a safe and secured place where no one can try to hit and destroy it as the party goes and the peoples get wild in music.

I have this good quality gear because I bought to certified and well-recommended music instrument store and I have rest assured that this works well, and it won’t give frustrating results. Since there are a lot of DJ equipment manufacturers and I don’t have any idea of which is best among them, for an assurance I make series of tests, and I ask for terms and conditions and warranty or replacement basis. And as DJ and not an expert of buying tips of such gear, I have to ask help and recommendations for those instrument specialists to give me ideas on what to choose and which one will suits best for me. I have given my best concerns because in some cases, I invest for my career and my future life and not just an ordinary wish.

Being a DJ is not just an ordinary career and small time money making an idea, this kind of life is in demand, I never took it for granted because, because having this, I change a lot of people’s lives because of best music mixture.

DJ: What To Do To Make The Music Sounds Better?

DJ: What To Do To Make The Music Sounds Better?

Want to know how to make sounds better to change people’s moods and enjoy the rest of the night? Well, for me I have experience a lot of times booking to different places and to different types of people and companies whether its indoors and outdoors and let them move the way they like. In my long time in this DJ business, what really matters for me is to satisfy the partying people and make them jump, be wild and free with my lively and soothing music. With my creative ideas on how to mix and combine different genres of music, I become more in demand and people love me in my own way.

DJTo sound better, I make sure that I have my complete set of equipment that will help me in my DJ venture of music. My equipment matters for me especially this would make my sound different and unique through wide range sounds of effects.  Along with my complete set of equipment are my different techniques on how to sound better. The first step that I do is to check the overall system of the sounds and its volume limitation the crowd. I also secure how it sounds inside or outside, I have made some sounds control on the volume and effects especially on the amplifier. I also make sure that everything is on perfect mode and balance mixture of the system to prevent some annoying sounds, especially on evening bookings.

My equipment, especially my speakers, are installed not near the table, to prevent some exaggerated sounds, and I control the volume according to the place or venue. I also use an equalizer to balance the mixers with the bass. The music sounds better because I have used some DJ software to make some sound experimentation and make the sounds unique and alive. To make me more aware of my music and mixing sounds better, I move around and hear the beats for sound adjustments. I have to make sure that my music will jive a lot of people, and they love it, it catches their eardrums with my lively and enticing music, and they will enjoy it.

I have made my music sounds better because I have with me my complete set of DJ equipment. Because of these gears, I think people would love the most, and they will ask for more and another day of beating sounds. I would appreciate it, but then, this career would not take longer without my DJ gear. For me, this is essential for most DJ’s who will perform such mixing sounds like this. And just like me, they will not be complete without all these paraphernalia.

To make the music sounds better and make people chill and make their long night bustling, I have to share my talents and creativity of how to go with the flow of music, and how should the beats sounds better and lively. To become a DJ is not easy, but this career for me is fun and enjoying, so I live with it.

Guidelines in Choosing the Best DJ Set Equipment

Guidelines in Choosing the Best DJ Set Equipment

As the line of the song goes “Everybody wants to be a DJ.” Why? It is because of the cool gadgets that they have, the way they style themselves as a trademark, and the way they mix and even mash up songs that make everybody dance to the beat of the music. As a DJ, it takes one to find your ways to be recognized by many people and the secret of becoming one of the best DJ’s in the world is to deliver your best mix with an upbeat tune and most of all, having some of the best equipment.

Smart DJ shoppers always go for high-quality products because they believe that music is best performed when you have the most high-end technology set of DJ equipment such as the latest software and hardware, interfaces and controllers. However, with so many equipments on display and marketed it can end up confusing. This is the best time that you make yourself available in searching for your DJ equipment.

What you need to consider before you DJ?

First of all, it is important that you have the budget. It is important that you can buy the best if you are aiming for the highest quality. Remember that investing is your key to success. If you opt for upgrading your system make sure that you are buying only what suits your style and taste.

Here are the basic guidelines as you are going to choose the best DJ equipment.

Gear- take note that most DJ controllers mostly include its functional mixers, software control surface, players, audio connections such as the IOS gear or the USB. It also includes the DJ headset or headphones, a passive speaker system, computer, media devices like mobile phones. It is also important that you set up the controller of your computer for you to have the latest software, as mentioned.

Digital- turntables are the usual equipment that you will see with a DJ performing. This is where spinning music happens and making everybody move their body as listening to the beat. The use of vinyl to scratch and or old records adds the best mix ever as you hear it. Why DJ’s switch to becoming digital? It is because of the new trend of music that they have transformed. How they do it? By simply manipulating the music making it into something more jaw-dropping as they create such a music trend.

The use of software and applications- As you can see, DJs love to mix their music into a variety. So what they usually do is that they filter it with other effects, modify a few tunes and perform tricks that will make people in awe.

The DJ controllers- how does this work? It has its three elements, which make music better as you listen. These controllers give you the benefit of making the sound of the song more audible in a sense that it is something new to the audience.