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Win a Pair of Pioneer DJ’s Sleek, Ergonomic HDJ-CX Headphones

If you can count on Pioneer DJ for one thing, it’s innovation. The leading DJ equipment and music production tools company has now launched the HDJ-CX, a brand new pair of headphones engineered for agile performance mixing. The on-ear headphones were built to deliver comfort, a high level of sound insulation and, perhaps most of all, durability. But how strong are they really? The HDJ-CX model passed the U.S. Military’s MIL-STD-810H, a shock testing standard used to evaluate any given piece of equipment’s lifecycle and response to environmental stress. Scroll to Continue Recommended Articles Durability aside, the model was conceptualized with comfort in mind. According to Pioneer DJ, the HDJ-CX can be worn for hours “with artists hardly feeling the headpho...

Marc Rebillet Wants You to Watch Him Record His Debut Album—In Person

Marc Rebillet is known for offering fans unique live music experiences, but he’s outdone himself this time. Loop Daddy is hosting a contest that will allow 12 lucky fans to watch him record his debut album in Brooklyn, New York. According to a press release, that group will be the first-ever studio audience to witness a debut album being written in action. “I’m recording my first album, and I want you to be there! A small group of people will be invited to join me in my new studio and watch me record some shit,” Rebillet said in a press release. “This is a real studio session, not a performance. We’ll hang out, have a drink between takes, maybe some special guests will stop by.” Marc Rebillet has announced the first-ever live debut album recor...

Win a Slash Signature Epiphone Les Paul Standard Guitar

Slash is a busy man these days. The legendary guitarist just kicked off a tour in support of the brand-new Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators (SMKC) album, 4. To celebrate the tour and album, the iconic rocker has teamed up with Heavy Consequence to give away one of his signature Epiphone Les Paul Standard guitars in a “November Burst” finish. SMKC launched their North American tour on February 8th, and will remain on the road through a March 26th date in Orlando, Florida. Tickets are currently available via Ticketmaster. The band’s new album, 4, is the first-ever release on the new Gibson Records label, which coincides nicely with Slash’s signature guitar collections for Gibson and Epiphone. Advertisement “It just seemed like a perfect marriage,” Slash told us in a recent ...

Win a Limited-Edition Signed Ozzy Osbourne Skate Deck and “Hellraiser” 10-Inch Vinyl

Ozzy Osbourne has teamed up with Dogtown Skateboards for a limited-edition skate deck, and Heavy Consequence is giving a signed one away to one grand-prize winner. We’re also serving up a 10-inch vinyl edition of a new version of his 1991 song “Hellraiser” featuring vocals from both Ozzy and the late Lemmy Kilmister. The skate deck is pretty sweet, featuring a custom paint “Midnight Fade” color with silver metal flake dusting. It was designed by Jim “Red Dog” Muir, who runs Dogtown Skateboards with his brother, Suicidal Tendencies frontman Mike “Cyko Miko” Muir. The deck, limited to just 200 pieces, was manufactured by Paul Schmitt at PS Stix, and hand silk-screened by Chicken at Screaming Squeegees on the classic ’80s Dogtown Stonefish shape. What’s more, it’s been signed by both Ozz...

Ibiza’s Café Mambo Launches Contest to Find Next Sunset DJ

Ibiza’s Café Mambo is teaming up with Absolut Vodka to provide one DJ the performance opportunity of a lifetime. A staple of Ibiza’s “sunset strip,” Café Mambo has been a family-run business for over two decades, and a variety of iconic DJs have graced its stage, such as Carl Cox, Fatboy Slim, and Swedish House Mafia. Now the storied venue is running a contest to determine who will play a sunset set at the picturesque beachfront property. DJs need only put together their best 30-minute chill out mix, upload it to Mixcloud, and tag it #CafeMamboAbsolutDJcompetition in order to be considered. Mixes need over 50 plays to qualify for the shortlist and a winner will ultimately be decided by Café Mambo’s resident DJs Jason Bye, Andy Baxter, Danny O, and Sa...

Dirtybird Campout Announces 2021 Lineup: Enter to Win 2 Tickets

The beloved Dirtybird Campout is primed for its comeback in 2021, and the festival is about to be bigger and better than ever. The boutique dance music fest is set for October 15-17 at the Modesto Reservoir Campgrounds in Central California. Dirtybird founder Claude VonStroke has stacked this year’s lineup with some of the biggest artists in the industry in what has the looks of one of the year’s strongest lineups. Slated to perform at the house-focused Birdhouse stage alongside VonStroke are Boys Noize, Tiga, Catz ‘n Dogz, Walker & Royce, Ardalan, Worthy, and Sacha Robotti, among others. The fan-favorite Bass Lodge will host the likes of DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kid Koala, Medasin, and more. That stage will also be transformed to highlight Dirtybird’s newly min...

2023: Kogi commissioner tackles Ohanaeze over zoning

Mr Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communications, has reacted to comments by Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Gov. Yahaya Bello’s assertion about rotation of Nigerian presidency among the different regions of the country. Bello had during a maiden edition of the ‘Governor Yahaya Bello seminar for political and crime correspondents’ in Abuja on Friday, described rotational Presidency as “unconstitutional.” The Governor, who has also declared his intention to run for the presidency in 2023 added that “Nigerians should be allowed to make their choices for the best candidate to emerge for the top post”. But reacting to the claim, Ohanaeze Ndigbo which has been at the vanguard of the clamour that a Nigerian of South-East origin should succeed President...

Anambra election: 22 political parties storm INEC office, want participation

Twenty-two political parties, on Friday, stormed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Abuja, to submit names and particulars of candidates for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. The parties, which were part of the 74 political parties deregistered by INEC last year, insisted that they must be on the ballot as they had obtained a declarative judgment by the Appeal Court quashing their deregistration by the INEC. The electoral body, however, rejected their request, insisting that the parties remained deregistered. It would be recalled that the parties had, on March 18 this year, submitted letters of notice for the conduct of the governorship primaries for the Anambra poll. But INEC, then, in a swift reaction, signed by INEC National Commissi...

PDP cautions Zamfara governor, lawmakers over plan to defect to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has cautioned the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, and those of the National Assembly from the state against defecting to the All Progressives Congress. Newsmen reported that Matawalle will dump the PDP for the APC tomorrow. Reacting, the PDP stated that Matawalle defecting to the APC amounts to a decision to vacate office. According to the party, “No law allows him to cross over to any other party with the governorship mandate statutorily given to the PDP through the ballot box.” This was disclosed in a statement titled, ‘Zamfara: PDP Cautions Matawalle, NASS, SHoA Members Against Defection,’ signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. It read, “The PDP is watching developments i...

Ogun council poll: OGSIEC cancels nomination fees for chairmanship, councillorship candidates

Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has cancelled the nomination fee deposit for Chairmanship and Councillorship candidates in the forthcoming local government elections in the state for all political parties. OGSIEC’s Chairman, Babatunde Osibodu, made this known while fielding questions from newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Saturday. He explained that though, OGSIEC had in the guidelines released earlier, stipulated the payment of non-refundable deposit of N200,000 and N100,000 by intending candidates nominated and cleared to contest the chairmanship and councillorship elections in the LG poll, the fees have now been cancelled by the electoral body. “You will recall that we had earlier asked male Chairmanship and Councillorship candidates to make a non-refu...

APC chieftain: Senator Sheriff used his empire to handpick Kashim Shettima as Borno governor in 2011

File Photo A chieftain in the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a former law maker in the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Dr Kassim Mohammad Kassim, has recalled how former Borno Governor Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff installed his successor, Senator Kashim Shettima in 2011. The former Nasarawa lawmaker, who is a stakeholder in the ruling party and a close allied told reporters in Lafia, capital of Nasarawa that Modu-Sheriff practically dragged Shettima from the banking sector and made him Governor using his vast networks and goodwill. Responding to an online publication that averred Modu-Sheriff is unfit to become national chairman of the APC, Kassim said: “The writer forget to mention how Senator Ali Modu Sheriff singlehandedly brought Shettima from the banking sector in 2007 and made...

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