Upcoming dates June/July 2014. Peek Lake Tahoe, Pechanga and more!

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New sponsor Uber ! Get free rides till June 12th

Hey guys, just got sponsored by Uber. They just launched in the IE and are offering free rides till 6/12. Here’s the info!

 

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DJ CRE-8 LIVE at PEEK Lake Tahoe

I’ll be on the decks this Friday at Peek Lake Tahoe!

PEEK Lake Tahoe DJ CRE-8

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NAMM show 2014, Anaheim Convention Center

I got to attend the NAMM show for the first time ever and must say it was pretty awesome. Just being in the same area with tons of musicians, technicians and practically anyone else involved in the music that’s been a part of all of our lives, was surreal.

 

I took a few pictures, not too many since I’m horrible at remembering to take pics! I’ll work on that in 2014 I promise.

Smokey Robinson at NAMM 2014

Smokey Robinson at NAMM 2014

P TRIX NAMM 2014

P TRIX NAMM 2014

Custom Pioneer CDJ NAMM 2014

Custom Pioneer CDJ NAMM 2014

NAMM front of building 2014

NAMM front of building 2014

The Stokyo booth with Jetpack at NAMM

The Stokyo booth with Jetpack at NAMM

QSC line array NAMM 2014

QSC line array NAMM 2014

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Skratch Bastid’s Nachos for the empty stomach

So I was getting hungry at the pad and thought, “what would Skratch Bastid do in this situation”?

Bastid’s nachos!

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Dave and Busters/Redbull Southern California DJ Mix-Off winner

 

Wow such an amazing month of October for me. I entered a Dave and Busters/ Redbull Southern California DJ Mix-Off in Irvine, California on October 10th. Dave and Busters, along with Redbull, toured 4 Southern California Dave and Busters locations to find 8 finalist for the grand prize of $5,000.

I made it past the first round in Irvine on August 15th, 2013. Then won the final round in Irvine on October 10th. Pretty awesome experience. All the DJs did a great job on the battle. I actually played my set more for the crowd and the judges rather than playing for the DJs like us DJ usually would do. I think that was the secret to my success on this one.

Being a battle DJ at heart it has been very tough for me to get used to this new form of “DJ battles”. Times have changed, and it’s harder and harder to find a “true” DJ battle these days. I can truly say the DJ art form is evolving and changing right now, so I’m interested and excited to see where it will go.

DJ CRE-8 Winner of DJ Mix-Off

Thank you Redbull and Dave and Busters, and the DJs for all your hospitality. See you all in 2014!

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Ike Turner meme

Had to post some of my fav Ike Turner memes that have been rotating lately omg too funny

 

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DJ CRE-8 June 2013 podcast

Tracklist:
A-Trak feat. Galantis - Jumbo (The Partysquad Remix)
Oliver Heldens-Stinger
Knife Party: LRAD
Chris Lake & Marco Lys - La Tromba (Chris Lake & Nom De Strip Remix)
Henry Fong & Toby Green-Revival
Avicii, Nicky Romero & Hardwell - I Could Be The Hardwell Remix (Felix Leiter Mash Up)
Tommy Trash-Monkey See Monkey Do (Tommy Trash Re-Edit)
Justice-New Lands (A-Trak Remix)
Armin van Buuren Feat. Trevor Guthrie-This Is What It Feels Like [W&W Remix] W&W-D# Fat
Dj Fresh vs. Diplo-Earthquake
Lambo-Ass Everywhere
Drake-Say Something (eSenTRIK remix)
One Kiss-Sinjin Hawke & MORRI$
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Funny-Pablo Francisco on DJs

Super hilarious video of one of Pablo Francisco’s Comedy Central appearances with him clownin on DJs, hahaha too funny. I’ve always enjoyed Pablo Francisco since I first saw his vids on YouTube. Check it out

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My favorite needles to use as a DJ

I figured I’d start posting some cool stuff about my equipment I really enjoy using as a DJ. Today I must tell you about the absolute BEST needle’s (cartridges) I’ve been using for over 10 years now. The Shure M-447’s with the Technic headshells.

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I promise these are the best needles ever made for DJing. The sound output is perfect. And for all the scratching DJ’s out there, they literally learn your style and adjust to the point they really do not skip.

Just thought I’d share that with you all. Awesome stuff.

-Cre 8

 

 

 

 

 

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