“I can’t live one day without hearing music, playing it, studying it, or thinking about it.” -Leonard Bernstein, American Composer & Conductor We’re with Leonard, and we were curious, just how is it that we are able to hear music?  Here’s the process: The shape of your outer ear helps capture and direct sound. Sound […]

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Listen to the Music

With access to Spotify, Sirius XM, Pandora, Tidal, and Apple Music, it must be really easy to DJ, right?  With some of these apps, a playlist is generated for you- couldn’t you just bring your computer, plug into a sound system, and go?  NOPE!  Because, that wouldn’t be legal. In the US,  DJs are required […]

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Actively DJing…NOT Streaming

Here at A Ran Music Service, we are sound technicians as well as DJs, so sound quality is of the utmost importance to us. So, what exactly defines sound quality?  It’s the ability to control frequencies in order to create the best overall sound.  Let’s start with some lingo. Lows– the bass notes in the […]

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Sound Quality Breakdown

Yes, we know it looks “old school.”  To be honest, we’d really kick it old school and use vinyl records if we could, but that would require us taking hundreds of boxes of records with us to every event. One of the reasons that we opt to use CDs is because of their sound quality.  […]

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Why do You Use CDs?