Can an App replace the DJ. The Dj is the life of the Party, can an App take the DJ’s job and do the same thing?
PB Magazine describes it as:
“the first mobile app to use artificial intelligence for DJ parties”
The app works like this: Say you walk into a room where a Spark DJ party is being held. You just go to the app and click on the party – “kind of like joining a wifi network.” Once you’re in the party, you can make music requests within the parameters set by the host – rock, hiphop, etc – and vote on other people’s requests. The app curates a music list, but instead of a DJ’s intuition, algorithms are used to simulate what a real DJ does.
“The app mixes songs flawlessly from one song to the next, so there’s no downside, versus Spotify or Pandora where it essentially just plays the whole song though and then goes to the next one,” he said.
Both Jones, 27, and Boss, 25, who owns Apollo Music Group, a Rochester DJ business, come with extensive tech backgrounds. Gavin worked at IBM, and Jones was a data analyst at Target. Both quit their jobs to devote more time to developing their app business.
The app has been test-driven in localities and special events across the country. Boss and Jones were invited to the Orange Bowl in Miami, where they got “thousands of users and interactions with the app” at sponsored galas and parties. Their invention also made the finals of Techstars, an accelerator program that connects start-ups with investors and capital. Read More…http://www.postbulletin.com/magazines/507/sparkdj-app-is-coming-to-a-party-near-you/article_69ddc716-30da-11e7-8473-7ffc3033701e.html
SparkDJ – Your Personal DJ By Spark DJ, Inc.
Spark DJ is a music streaming service that combines DJ curation, seamless song transitions, and requests from your partygoers. Select your favorite genres, invite friends, and let the party begin!
- Spark DJ is the perfect elevated music service for your party at home. The app allows you to host your party anytime, anywhere, and can range from a quick hour with friends to formal occasions where background music is a must-have. Test out Spark DJ today and see what it can do for your party.
- Spark DJ is available as a free download in Apple’s App Store. Hosting an event requires an in-app purchase of $1.99 per hour.
- One of the great features of Spark DJ is you can download and interact with the music for free. You have the ability to put in requests, chat and vote on songs to influence the music and have a great time at the party – be sure to thank your Host!
- Download the Spark DJ app, tap “Join Party” and the app will show you the nearest Spark DJ parties so you can join in on the fun, request music and dance the night away!