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Fit Radio DJ Spotlight: DJ Spryte

By Maire,

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This week we had a chance to sit down wth Fit Radio DJ, DJ Spryte. This is what he had to say:

 

Q: Who do you think should run for president in two years?

A: Daenerys Targaryen. (Yep I went there!)

 

Q: How many push up’s you can do?

A: In a row, I would say about 45. Then, I would fall over.

 

Q: Would you eat a bowl of crickets for $100,000?

A: Are we talking live crickets? Would some kind of seasoning salt be permitted? (Either way, I’d still most likely do it!)

 

Q: What are your top 3 gigs you have ever DJed?

A: This is a though one. Actually, I think Fit Radio has worked with them. I did a Night Nation Run Festival in Los Angles last year with 15,000 people. That would definitely be one of my favorite shows. The other 2 would have to be when I played in South Korea at Club Answer and I love Canada so I would say the shows I’ve done up in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

 

Q: What did you think the 1st time you played the Fit Radio App?

A: Great App! People needed something like this. Especially for running, gym sessions, or even road trips.

 

Q: How does Fit Radio help people’s workouts?

A: Music has a tremendous effect on the way you feel. The right mix can motivate you to go the extra mile or keep pushing through your workout when you feel like quitting.

 

Q: What is the best feature on Fit Radio?

A: The Selection of mixes available. Plus having them all categorized really helps you navigate to exactly the style of music you’re looking for.

 

Q: How do you prepare a mix for Fit Radio?

A: I really like finding different and new styles of music and mixing them together with familiar elements of songs that are more recognizable to people. It’s a great way to introduce new music to the listener. When I start making the mix, I try to pair up vocals from hit records with newer, more abstract tracks. I think of a mix as a whole piece of music, as opposed to a collection of songs. So, it’s very common to always hear something going on, even in the spaces between tracks.

 

Learn more about DJ Spryte and listen to his latest mixes here.

Recap: Night Nation Run Toronto with DJ Scuffs

By Maire,

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Last week Fit Radio DJ, DJ Scuffs took the Fit Radio stage at Night Nation Run in Toronto – The World’s first-ever Running Music Festival.

 

We had a chance to catch up with DJ Scuffs after the event and here is what he had to say:

Q: What was the Night Nation Run event like?

A: It was a super dope event. So much energy from start to finish. Essentially, it’s a big music festival with a 5K race course going through it. There are multiple sounds and DJs playing all day and through the night with some DJs actually positioned on the course to help keep you pumped and moving all the way to the main stage.

 

Q: Fill in the blank: DJing at Night Nation Run Toronto was _______.

A: An amazing experience, a cool concept, and one of the best events I’ve ever played at and been a part of.

 

Q: When you create a Fit Radio mix, what do you always make sure to do?

A: I always make sure it’s a perfect combination of style, fun, energy, and it keeps you wanting more.

 

Learn more about Night Nation Run and find upcoming runs near you hereFit Radio users get an exclusive $25 admission price (60% off the regular ticket pricing) using the coupon code FITRADIO at checkout for ALL RACES! Click here to find a Night Nation Run near you!

Imagine Music Festival Takes Over Fit Radio

By Maire,

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Stream all of your favorite festival mixes right within the Fit Radio Workout Music app! 

 

Calling all EDM fans! We have just launched our new “Festival Station” on the Fit Radio app! 

 
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For the next few months, Imagine Music Festival will TAKEOVER the new Festival station on Fit Radio – bringing you exclusive, high-energy workout mixes to get you in the music festival spirit! With DJs like Adventure Club, Benny Benassi, Borgore, Dillon Francis, The Disco Biscuits, Excision, Nero, Gramatik, Zeds Dead, Steve Angello, and more – you can look forward to some amazing new mixes! See the full line up here.

 

Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is an electronic dance music festival held in Atlanta, Georgia. Voted Top 30 festival in the world by Fest300, and Top Ten Emerging Music Festivals by USA Today, the festival features multiple stages hosting the world’s top electronic musicians, DJ’s and bands along with captivating cirque style acts & performances.

 

When Imagine Music Festival arrives, the event will transport festival-goers to an immersive aquatic fairytale featuring multiple magnificent stages with world-class sound and lighting production.  Wander through fantastic atmospheres filled with mind-bending circus performers, mermaids, sea creatures, art installations, vendors and more, creating an unforgettable 360-degree experience.

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Check out the newest Festival mix, Hosted by Arque, “IMF 2016 Ep. 1-Arque.”

 

Imagine Festival will be taking place at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Atlanta, Ga from August 26-28th 2016. For more info and tickets, please visit: www.imaginefestival.com

Oh Sh!t, We're Hangin' With The Cool Kids

By superadmin,

Hey everyone, if you haven’t already noticed, there is an amazing new station on FIT Radio dedicated to our new friendship/partnership with the world renowned DJ community music provider DJcity!

D.J. cit·y

noun

1. the industry provider of music to the professional DJ community.

2. the source for the latest radio / club hits, mashups, remixes, party breaks, and DJ tools

www.djcity.com

DJcity was established in the Spring of 2000 by two Los Angeles DJs with the purpose of giving DJs what is most important to them: THE VINYL.

During the summer of 2006, DJcity established the digital record pool which focused on getting the hottest tracks in the hands of club and radio DJs first.

If you like to be in the know about the latest tracks, be sure to check out DJcity Radio station on FIT Radio. We promise you’ll feel instantly cooler, that is unless you’re working out, then you’ll probably be how and sweaty 🙂

Electric Run ATL Recap!

By superadmin,

So this past weekend we experienced the latest 5k trend, The Electric Run! The night race started at 8:50 pm at Atlanta Motor Speedway and we were dressed in our FIT Radio gear and glow painted up so we made a quick pit stop at the Step and Repeat before heading to the starting line

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Tiesto + FIT Radio + Wild Bill's = Crazy, Awesome Dance Party

By superadmin,

ATTENTION BLOG-O-SPHERE! World renowned producer and DJ, Tiesto is coming to Atlanta! The last time I saw Tiesto was in Miami for Ultra Music Festival and he had a top notch set, so Im expecting a lot of  this show  at Wild Bill’s on April 14th. In addition to being the most popular man in the EDM scene, Tiesto has also produced tracks for Diplo, Busta Rhymes, Nelly Furtado, and many more. Honestly, Im most excited for his awesome light set up, it’ll put anyone in a trance. Tickets are available here >>>http://bit.ly/Hh59Nh  and if you can afford I suggest buying a VIP Table because there’s no better way to enjoy Tiesto than in luxury. See you there!

Check out this little video to get amped for Saturday night!

Ultra Music Festival: Check!

By superadmin,

 

The experiment is complete! The newbie has returned with all the details from Ultra Music Festival. With the love of electronic dance music growing in America recently, Ultra was the number one stop for all DJ lovers. Over 50,000 people were in attendance this year making moving around the seven stages very challenging. Upon arrival to the entrance the lines were so long I thought we would have to enjoy the concert from the other side of the fence. Once my crew and I were inside, we were a bit overwhelmed by the size of the park and stages. I first decided to go see Benny Benassi on the main stage, which was packed with people as far as the eye can see. It is really an awe inspiring moment when you see 25,000 people all jamming out to Benny Benassi like it’s a heavy metal show. After Benny, we spent our time walking around taking in little snippets of everybody’s sets until it was late and the fireworks began. By the end of day one I had a weird mix of feelings: confusion, happiness, excitement, and exhaustion.

Day two brought about a new round of adventures that I was more than willing to indulge and some very serious Miami heat. *Remember to always stay hydrated at Ultra because I witnessed one too many people go down from exhaustion and dehydration. The best set of day two would have to have been Avicii because of the very controversial Madonna appearance. Queen Madge came onto stage to declare her love for electronic music, promote her new album,  and claim that she has been coming to Ultra ”in spirit” for the past twelve years. To top off the mind-blowing experience, she proceeded to ask the crowd if anyone has seen molly. Molly is the street name for the drug MDMA, which is very similar to Madonna’s new album title MDNA. For the most part, day two was mainly dedicated to dubstep. All the heavy bass got my body moving and gave me a 7 hour cardio session!

Day three was the most uneventful as I could only stay for three hours because I was extremely late and overslept from the night before. However, I did manage to fit in a set by SBTRKT and Bassnectar. In the end, I must say that Ultra is an amazing experience that any EDM lover should try it out at least once. Plus, all my dancing in those three days made me lose seven pounds so add awesome workout to the description as well!

Amp Your Gaming!?

By superadmin,

Hey everyone! Let’s talk about using FIT Radio for purposes other than working out. There are the obvious ones like listening to music while you clean, plugging it into your car stereo while you drive, or listening to it at your desk with headphones while working. If your boss says anything, you can throw back something that one of my bosses told me years ago, listening to techno/house music while working keeps you focused and working faster. I don’t know the source, but I’ve tried it and I know it’s true.

One of my new favorite uses for FIT Radio is playing games. Most games have some sort of soundtrack that, in my opinion, is repetitive, horrible, and get’s turned off immediately. When was the last time you left the music on in Angry Birds? Try breaking down buildings to some Heavy DubStep or make a record breaking Temple Run to some EDM. You reach that point where the music matches the game and you enter that zen state where you can do no wrong. It’ll change your gaming world!

Next time you have a couple of free minutes, Give it a Try! Let us Know on Facebook, Twitter, or in the Comments what games you like to play with FIT Radio providing the soundtrack.

New Music on FIT Radio: Fuel Your Workout

By superadmin,

By Chris Rimby

Hi FIT Radio fans!  Our content is growing faster than ever and that means one thing for you:  more great music to help you meet your fitness goals!

For our Hip Hop fans, we have great new selections from two of our newest DJs.  “How You Love That” by DJ Spinatik and “Finals” by Nacho Vega.  Both mixes work great in the weight room!

In our Electronic Dance Music genre, we have another new addition:  DJ Beatbreaker.  
His mix “Take Care” has motivation in spades.

The Lounge genre debuts DJ Pony and his mix “Two Years Later”.  This is perfect for your warm-up or cool-down!

In Indie Rock, DJ Bynar offers his mix “Fireworks” for the underground and independent rock fans out there.

Also, be sure to check out our NEW Rock and Indie Rock Stations. We’ve been working very hard to add content to these genres (and will continue to do so over the next few weeks). It has not been an easy task, to say the least!

Thanks and have a great week of workouts!