Back to excite the Malaysian DJ scene, the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle enters its 12th year bigger and better than ever. The 2014 edition, taking place on 5 December 2014, is set to serve up another exhilarating spectacle of impressive talent and flair, culminating in the crowning of a new champion. Pioneer Digital DJ Battle 2014 will be held at Zouk Club KL.
Hailing all the way from Orlando, Florida, the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle was brought about by a group of fun, audio-savvy Pioneer ProDJ executives, with aspirations to uncover new blood in the world of DJs. Setting foot in Malaysia back in 2003, the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle has since grown to become a top platform for unearthing promising young talents. Past winners of the battle include big names like DJ Fuzz, DJ Victor G, DJ Goldfish, DJ Blink and many more, adding glamour and weight to one of Malaysia’s best-followed DJ competitions.
The battle zone
To be part of the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle 2014, aspiring contestants can download the entry form at Pioneer Malaysia’s website www.pioneer.my. Each submission should include a 20 minutes Long Mix (times extended free style club mixing) demo track (in CD) that can be produced from Pioneer CDJ Player, Mixer and Effector, to be submitted latest by 31 October 2014.
After a thorough selection process by the judges, the top 5 entries will be shortlisted for participation in the Grand Final held before a raucous crowd of seasoned party-goers and audiophiles. With a sizzling crowd atmosphere, the event promises to be a thrilling showdown putting the contestants’ showmanship and music mastery to the ultimate test. At the end of the night, history will be made as a new champion emerges to join the illustrious hall of fame.
The big win
Organised by Pioneer and participating sponsors such as JUICE (Official Magazine), PUMA (Official Apparel), PUMA Time(Official Timepiece), GATSBY (Official Hairstyling), 8TV (Official TV Station) and Heineken, Top 3 winners can expect fantastic prizes to be up for grabs. Attractive prizes include cash and a wide range of latest Pioneer DJ equipment models, totalling up to RM35,000!
Champion: 2 x CDJ Player (CDJ-2000NEXUS), 1 x DJ Mixer (DJM-2000NEXUS) and RM2,000 Cash Prize
1st Runner-up: 1 x DJ MIXER (DJM-900SRT)
2nd Runner-up: 1 x DJ MIXER (DJM-750-K)
Upon winning the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle this year, the champion will move on to next year’s competition to defend his title. If successful, he then receives a thrilling chance at further glory by battling on the international stage at the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle Asian Championship 2016 alongside other top contenders. Last year’s champion Ben Cracko, who was also the winner in 2012, will represent Malaysia in the upcoming Pioneer Digital DJ Battle Asian Championship 2014 in Manila, Philippines to contend with the locals as well as contestants from Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Make history today
Contestants and patrons can also expect a party for the ages, with mystery prizes and gifts to be given away on the night. So mark the date – 5 December. It’s your chance to take centrestage at the Pioneer Digital DJ Battle 2014!
For more information about Pioneer Digital DJ Battle 2014, please visit www.pioneer.my or follow us on Facebook.com/pioneer.my