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Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center
bring you the 1st annual
DC Clubbing Top 50 DJ Poll
Voting Open Tuesday March 6 – Tuesday March 20
Inspired by the DJ Mag Top 100, the DCC Top 50 aims to shed light on the rising volume of DJ talent based in the DC/MD/VA region.
With home grown acts like Dubfire, Sharam, Saeed Younan, Tittsworth, Volta Bureau, Nadastrom, Andrew Bayer, BT, Alvin Risk, Thievery Corporation, DJ Enferno, Breakfast and Pleasurekraft having established themselves on an international level; this poll has been reserved for the local residents, rising stars and future of clubbing in Washington DC.
For the first year, we scoured DC looking to draw the most comprehensive list of mainstream, hip-hop, dance, underground, Latin and mash-up DJs possible. We reached out to club owners, promoters and long-time members of the DC nightlife community in order to ensure transparency.
If you or someone you know is not listed and should be, we apologize and have provided a write-in option. In order for a name to be added, you must have at least (10) people write it in the blank space provided. It will then automatically be added to the drop down list.
Prizes furnished by
Z-Trip’s Sixty-Two Z Mixer by Rane
Retail Value: $2650.00
Comes with Serato software, vinyls, CDs and more.
Pair of JBL EON 515XT speakers
Retail value: $1800.00
Durability, high performance, easy to use. Improved input sensitivity, lowered noise floor, and re-voiced system for peak performance and enhanced audio precision. Intuitive on-board 3-channel mixer with adjustable EQ. Sturdy construction and superior ergonomic design.
UDG Creator Laptop Backpack + WMC Chuck’s Bucks
Retail Value: $300.00 + $200.00
Holds Interface, Laptop, Mixer, LPs. Pockets for USB/Audio cables, MP3 Player, CD’s, Headphones and Power supplies. Heavy duty, water resistant nylon w/ padded walls and removable inserts. Comfort, moisture absorbent, handle grip, rain cover, pockets, and rear organizer.
$150 worth of Washington Music Center Chuck’s Bucks
$150 towards any of Washington Music Center’s amazing products. Microphones, synthesizers, drum kits, headphones, hardware, speakers, amps, cables and any other of your audio needs.
RHP-10 Gold Rush Reloop Headphones
Retail Value: $100.00
Modern, lightweight design, robust construction, noble materials and luxurious features. Large driver units, plain/compact ear cup. High-end aluminum bracket for stability and lightness. Precise adjustment allows accurate alignment and double casing w/ artificial leather upper and fluid-absorbing Climabsorb net-nylon lower guarantees comfort and robustness.
Voting for the DCC Top 50 will be held from 03.06.12 – 03.20.12
To prevent ballot-stuffing, email confirmation will be required to vote. 1 vote per person.
Scoring will be done on a weighted scale:
1st choice: 5 pts
2nd choice: 4 pts
3rd choice: 3 pts
4th choice: 2 pts
5th choice: 1 pt
Poll results will be a reflection of point totals.
Purchasing votes, bribing voters, ballot stuffing in any form, excessive sh*t talking and excessive spamming for votes will result in disqualification.
About Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center
Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center was founded in 1960 by Chuck and Marge Levin. The store was originally located at 12th and H Streets in downtown Washington, D.C. In April of 1968, that location destroyed due to fire in the riots of that same year, following the assassination of Martin Luther King. Two months later, operations resumed at the current location on Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton, Maryland.
Washington Music Center (popularly known as “Chuck’s”) occupies four warehouses and separate repair facilities in close proximity to the main store, as well as state of the art Pro Sound and Home Keyboard showrooms in a building adjacent to the main store. Chuck’s is truly a family operation, and a great deal of our success is directly attributed to the close working relationship of this family. In recent years, the original founders’ two sons, Alan and Robert, have taken over stewardship of the company.
Washington Music Center’s reputation for customer service, competitive pricing, large inventory, reliability, integrity, honesty, dependability, personal attention to details, good will, quality, and customer satisfaction remains unsurpassed by anyone in the retail music industry. For these reasons, Chuck’s has continued to grow and prosper continuously each and every year since it’s inception, winning top sales awards from several of the biggest manufacturers in the music industry. We couldn’t do it without a loyal customer base, and for this you have our utmost gratitude. Thanks everybody!
About Panorama Productions
Panorama Productions is the largest nightlife entertainment group in Washington, DC. It owns and operates four venues (Lima Lounge, Josephine, Ultrabar, Barcode) and maintains the Club Glow brand. Each of these venues, in addition to Club Glow, brings a unique flavor to the DC nightlife scene.
- Ultrabar is a four-floor, 9,000 square foot nightclub in Penn Quarter. A bank at the turn of the 20th century, it retains many of the original features including marble accents and a vault-turned lounge area. Open Thursday – Saturday, the DC nightclub draws up to 1,200 clubbers per night.
- Club Glow, Panorama’s flagship event, is the longest running weekly dance party in DC. It features the biggest DJs in the world at Fur Nightclub, Lima Lounge and Josephine. It was listed as one of the 8 best clubs in America at the 2011 International Dance Music Awards 2011. It was named ‘Best Venue’ (Club Glow) and ‘Best New Venue’ (Glow Thursdays at Lima) in 2010 by David Guetta and Armin van Buuren.Regular bookings include Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Tiesto, Paul van Dyk, Avicii, Markus Schulz, Benny Benassi, Steve Angello, Kaskade, Axwell, Cosmic Gate, Steve Aoki, Laidback Luke, Ferry Corsten and more.
- Barcode is a modern American restaurant, bar and lounge in a 5,000 square foot space. It features a kitchen open until midnight, 7 days per week. Its prime Golden Triangle location coupled with popular drink specials saw this DC restaurant win a “Best Happy Hour in DC” award from The Washington Post in 2011. It has a 500 person capacity and features weekly parties as well as sporting events and fight nights.
- Lima Lounge is a restaurant, lounge and bar on K Street designed for those interested in exploring the finer side of food, drink, music and style. The 7,500 square foot space features three separate levels, a year-round outdoor patio and a VIP lounge. Open Monday – Saturday, Lima events regularly draw up to 1,000 energetic college students, young professionals and European trendsetters.
- Josephine is one of the trendiest and upscale lounges in DC. Located on the corner of K Street and Vermont Avenue, the venue was remodeled in Summer/Fall 2011 to enhance its sleek interior design, add bars, open up the space and increase bottle service options. A 5,500 square foot adult playground, Josephine provides a posh hangout for up to 400 people.