Special video feature:

DJ ICY ICE
World Famous Beat Junkies


"VirtualDJ/VirtualVinyl is the start of a new era for me as a DJ! I want to master this tool, make my mark with it, and take it a step further... "

 

DJ Icy Ice is one of LA's premier DJs. His versatile style of DJing has him playing at the hottest exclusive club venues around the world and here in his hometown of LA (in the Hollywood/OC nightclub scene).

He is also a veteran on LA's radio airwaves, currently playing for Movin 93.9 FM His mixes can also be heard on over 300 stations nationally syndicated through the Superadio Network.

Icy Ice has carved out a name for himself as a respected turntablist, radio personality & entrepreneur. Icy Ice is an original member of the World Famous Beat Junkies and has performed & rocked crowds all over the world! He's played in countries such as Japan, Canada, Mexico, Philippines, Europe, and Australia and he is currently touring as the resident DJ for Rock The Bells Concerts that features the biggest artists in Hip Hop.

Over the years Icy Ice has DJed for many exclusive and private party events such as Shaq's Birthday Party, Grammy After Party, NBA All-Star Game After Parties, Kanye West's Party, Magic Johnson's Mid Summer Nights Event, X-Games Parties, Sundance Film Festival Parties and many more.

Icy Ice is also recently featured as a character in the Scarface Video Game. In 2001, he opened up a retail record store chain called STACKS (stacksvinyl.com) in cities such as Cerritos, San Diego & Ontario, CA. It's been named "LA's Best Hip Hop Record Store" by LA Weekly in 2004.


Video produced by Circle Films


SPECIAL PRESENTATION

COLDCUT
LEGENDS OF AUDIO VISUAL MIXING

Coldcut first came together in the autumn of 1986.

In 1987 they released their influential remix of Eric B. & Rakim's "Paid in Full," which made the top 20 and was voted best remix of the year. Their first major hit as Coldcut was the top 10 hit "Doctorin' The House" in 1988, featuring singer Yazz. In the same year, under the guise "Yazz featuring The Plastic Population", they released "The Only Way Is Up".

Coldcut is comprised of multi-talented workaholics Matt Black and Jonathan More. Cutting, patching, blending, scratching, there is no matching the silky, funky techniques of these scientists of sound who are recognized as prime movers in abstract instrumental flavored genres.

In the 90s they started their own lable called Ninja Tunes, which made it as the nr1 lable for the times very influential Acid Jazz, TripHop, Drum&Bass BreakBeats and more.. with such artist as DJ Food, DJ Vadim, The Herbaliser etc.

In the 2000s Coldcut reinvented themselves as audio-visual djs, giving the World AMAZING video dj shows, and have toured all over the world as the best of the best in this genre.

In 2006 they have played at most festival in Europe, clubs all over the World, and toured in USA. They also had a super hit this year called "True School" that made it to the charts all over the place, and played full time at MTV and radio stations.

Coldcut has always been ahead of their time, and currently their fusion of the VJ and DJ is shown around the World, from huge festivals to clubs. They have always pioneered the audio visual DJ world!

In their current shows VirtualDJ plays a large part, where its controlled with turntables and cd decks (with timecode) and midi pads, to trigger and scratch video and audio samples in amazing creative ways.

They truely take the software to the limits!




"Virtual DJ plays the essential role of all our live shows around the World...

With the software, we re-invented ourselves as re-turntablists mixing videos on regular turntables"


(Matt Black, Coldcut)



SPECIAL PRESENTATION

DENNIS FERRER
WORLD CLASS DJ & REMIXER

Dennis Ferrer can only be described as the face of hope for a new generation of soulful house producers. A real artist with an aptitude for songwriting and new production concepts, Ferrer is undoubtedly at the top of his game.

Known first and foremast as having the Midas touch with remixing, Ferrer has reworked and defined classics for everyone from Blaze to Martin Solveig to Reel People. His more recent shaping of Fish Go Deep's "Cure And The Cause" will, without a doubt, be a permanent fixture on the house scene for years to come.

Ferrer is best know for his signature Afro-house and gospel sounds, and made a name for himself as the go-to person for a particular kind of lush, heavily percussive record.

In 2003 he co-produced "Sandcastles" which is one of the biggest crossover dance records of the past five years. Already placed within the pantheon of dance classics, "Sandcastles" represents the sound of an evolving genre melding deep house, techno and Afro rhythms and has become the cornerstone of DJ sets across all genres from Jeff Mills to Timmy Regisford to Deep Dish.

2005 has quite possibly been Ferrer's most successful year to date. He was nominated in no less than three categories of this year's UK House Music Awards for Track Of The Year, Remix Of The Year and Breakthrough Producer.

Ferrer's DJ career continues to run in tangent with his increased visibility as a producer and his creative reach covers five continents.

He is truely one of the leading producers and djs on the house scene.







"My whole DJ setup is based around VirtualDJ.. I use the CDJ-1000s to control the laptop.
I have time-coded Virtual DJ CDs to control my laptop when I play out..."

(Dennis Ferrer)



DJ ANNALYZE
TWICE AS NICE /
LADY SOVEREIGN

About the DJ:

After playing the 2008 Grammy’s  Annalyze has proved herself as one of the leading ladies of Hiphop, Party Rock & Turntablism. She has played all over the world, alongside DJs such as Q-Bert, A-trak, Craze, X-ecutioners, & Klever to name a few.20.

Annalyze & Shortee formed the first female 2x4 scratch duo called "Twice As Nice". Annalyze is featured alongside Shortee in DJ documentaries, "Girl" & "Vinyl is a Girls Best Friend" & she also has a cameo in "Shortee's DJ 202" instructional DVD. Annalyze has recently stepped into the studio & is working on her own production.

Annalyze also holds a residency in Shanghai China at the infamous Club Bon Bon. Her stellar scratching & mixing style have earned her national sponsorships with companies like Pioneer & Stanton. Regularly rocking the club and party scene, crowds are not only mesmerized by Annalyze's scratching & turntable trickery, but by her energetic stage presence which creates a vibe that keeps the dancefloor moving all night long.

Lately she has been Focusing more on hip hop and party rockin / mashup style. Always pushing to the next level and always on top of her game.









DJ JAM
SNOOP DOGGY DOG / Dr. DRE / DPG

About the DJ:

DJ Jam, has been working in the music scene for over two decades getting his start in his hometown San Diego where he had a strong reputation for rocking parties, clubs and some of the hottest mix tapes.

JAM moved to Carson where he worked as a DJ at popular night clubs in Los Angels. That's where he caught the attention of The Legendary DR. DRE and became THE OFFICIAL DJ for SNOOP DOGG and DRE on the IMFAMOUS DEATH ROW RECORDS.

Jam has also Djed for Tha Dogg Pund, 213, Warren G, Tha Eastsidaz & Doggy's Angels. He was behind the worldwide syndicated "SNOOP DOGG RADIO SHOW" and has worked as DJ/MIX SHOW DIRECTOR on "92.3 THE BEAT", "POWER 106", and "100.3 THE BEAT" LOS ANGELES'S HIP HOP and R&B RADIO STATIONS as well as SUPERADIO SYNDICATED NETWORK nationwide.

JAM has a few MIX CD/DVD titles you should definitely have in your collection. Look out for his stuff!





"Virtual DJ is the first company to
bring Video Mixing to my turntables...
... watch what I do with it!"


(DJ JAM)



MUGGS
SOUL ASSASINS / CYPRESS HILL
Mash-Up Radio

About the DJ:

DJ Muggs (or simply Muggs), is Cypress Hill's DJ and producer. DJ Muggs was first a member of the group 7A3, a group he did not produce, but only DJ for. 7A3 managed to release an album and several singles before being dropped by their record label and disbanding.

Cypress Hill, the group then formed by DJ Muggs with B-Real and Sen Dog, became one of the most popular and influential hip hop groups of the 20th century.

DJ Muggs also works as a producer and DJ for other artists such as House of Pain (song "Jump Around" and many others on the group's debut album), Tricky (album "Juxtapose"), Funkdoobiest (song "Bow Wow Wow" and many others), Ice Cube, KRS-One, Eminem, Everlast and MC Eiht.

In 2003, he released his solo album Dust, which somehow departed from the usual hip-hop formula, has a trip-hop/rock sound and features artists such as Greg Dulli, Amy Trujillo and Everlast on vocals.

DJ Muggs and Cypress Hill are part of an even bigger collective of musicians, graphic and other artists, the Soul Assassins, who have so far released 2 compilation albums.

Today, DJ Muggs has his own Sirius satellite radio show on Shade 45 dubbed "Mash-Up Radio", a show where he and other DJs play their rap/rock blends.

In 2005, he has founded the record label Angeles Records together with Self Scientific. One of the first releases on the label was DJ Muggs' collaboration album with GZA/The Genius of Wu-Tang Clan called The Grandmasters. In 2007, a remix version of the album was released. A new collaborative album, this time featuring Sick Jacken (and Cynic) of Psycho Realm/Sick Symphonies, is currently in the works and to be released in mid to late 2007.










DJ MR. VINCE
FAT MAN SCOOP

About the DJ:

Impact Magazine's award winning DJ MR.VINCE is not your average DJ.

You may have caught him on MTV or BET's Rap City, or perhaps spinning in some hot night club anywhere between the United States and Europe, it's possible you may have heard him right next to Fatman Scoop during their 3 hour weekly internationally syndicated mixshow, Full Throttle Radio. Vince not only spins the hot joints, but his company, PhreQuency Entertainment, produces & distributes the weekly show.

Today Mr.Vince can be found doing everything from producing party records, to Coordinating major Nightclub events, or maybe youll find him on your local radio dial recording one of his many radio show.







DJ C-MINUS
TOUR DJ FOR FOO FIGHTERS

About the DJ:

C-Minus presents a unique format that mix emerging rock and cutting edge hip hop artists for a large mainstream audience.

As an artist, producer, and touring DJ, C-Minus has worked with and/or opened for: Wu-Tang Clan, Foo Fighers, Weezer, Moby, Korn, La Coka Nostra, Johnny Cash, Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Korn, Blink 182, EPMD, Metallica, Mos Def & Talib Kweli, Motorhead, The Strokes, Kaiser Chiefs, Kelis, Green Day, The Subways, Pete Yorn, My Morning Jacket, N*E*R*D, Kid Rock, Deftones, Team Sleep, Busta Rhymes, Kanye West, Nas, Gangstarr, Sa-Ra, and many others.

His most recent band projects include the cutting edge hip hop group, Lexicon (acting as producer and on stage DJ), his new drum-machine-driven outfit called SP12, Black Belt Jones with Sunspot Jonz of the Living Legends, and last but not least, Brothers Buck featuring Jon B.




"...I want to be one of the first DJ's to use it to mix videos on stage..."

(DJ C-Minus)



DJ CURSE
WORLD FAMOUS BEAT JUNKIES
93.5 FM KDAY, Los Angeles

About the DJ:

DJ Curse is the co-Founder of The Beat Junkies with J-Rocc, and West Coast DMC Finalist, ITF USA Champion with DJ Melo-D & Rhettmatic, and presently DJ for 100.3 The Beat Los Angeles, and Farm Club on the USA Network - first hip hop DJ band on television.

He has also DJed for MTV's Scratch & Burn,Worked for Playboy Nightcalls with Tera Patrick, and mixed with legends such as Invisibl Skratch Piklz and Mixmaster Mike.

Dj Curse have been releasing several mixes and is a celebrity dj, mixing at private parties for Samuel Jackson, Magic Johnson, Michelle Pfifer, among others.

Curse also featured in the award-winning movie Scratch (DVD HBO).





"..you can now manipulate videos the way you can manipulate wax. Now your turntable skills have a visual!.."

(DJ Curse)


More testimonials about Virtual DJ :



DJ DEBONAIR
ExclusiveGrooves, Keith Urban's DJ

"Virtual Vinyl is the first dj system to make video mixing on turntables a real-ity. As one of the first video turntablists,

I intend to show the world!"





DJ RORY MACK
Bump Dat Video Show /
Violator All Star DJs

".. I now have the power of a Pioneer DVJ-1000 with the vinyl feel I must have! Production time is easily cut in half when doing video quick mixes for my Bump Dat Video Mix Show. It takes my club game to the next level as well - while simultane-ously lightening my gear load.

Being the best at what I do JUST GOT BETTER...""






DR B.
Bumsquad DJ's / B-Boy Productions

".. It used to be that technology could not keep up with the imagination of the innovative DJ, now technology is runnin' neck & neck with the the top dj's around the country....

And Virtual DJ represents the cutting edge in turntablism!.."






DJ TRAUMA
World Famous Superfriends
WHTA HOT 107.9 FM, Atlanta

"..This unit is crazy! I dj at clubs with over 20 moni-tors I look forward to being able to rock parties visually as well as with music.

This is one the best upgrades to djing since mp3s.."




DJ VICE
Power 106 FM
Pure (Caesers Palace), LAX (Luxor)

"Video Mixing is starting to pop up everywhere I spin. I've always thought about it but never had the right product to try it out with turntables....until now.

Thanks Virtual Vinyl"





MIKE LONDON
WBFZ FM

"The Numark Virtual Vinyl software has helped me step up my DJ game! It allows me to stay in my comfort zone by letting me spin video as easily as I spin vinyl.

What more can you ask for?"





ALEX G
Sirius Satellite Radio, Hip Hop Nation Ch 40, Violator Radio Ch 40

"Once I had the installed the Numark Virtual Vinyl system I was blown away. The built in effects are simply amazing. I didn't have to take my effects box with me which makes traveling so much easier when you in and out of clubs... Being able to use my vsts effects on the fly was the icing on the cake. This system was so hands on and easy to use ..

Keep up the great work."





JAMMIN J
WJIZ 96.3 FM / Clear Channel Broadcasting


"Numark's Virtual vinyl in a league all by it self.

I love it"





DJ JOBIE ONE
ExclusiveGrooves

"Virtual Vinyl is the best thing to happen to dj'ing since the technique 1200.

This is the future."




.... more to come...