First and foremost, a sincere "thank you" to thousands of Mixed In Key fans who told their friends about our software. We have a fantastic community of DJs who use Mixed In Key, and we appreciate all the feedback and ideas that we receive every day.
We want to thank a remarkable group of people whose work had a big impact on this book. Thank you to:
Above & Beyond * Allen & Heath * Andrew Aziz * Andrew Madsen * Andy Rigby-Jones * Antonio Diaz * Ash Pournouri * A-Trak * Axwell * Beatport * Betsy Magde * Bill Murphy * Biz Martinez * Brian Tappert * Brooks Pettus * BT * Cathy Guetta * Chad Pranke * David Guetta * Debbie Maxted * Devin Ludlow * DJ Download * DJ Prince * Dubfire * Ed Carruthers * Endo (Mike Henderson) * Enferno * Eric Jensen * Glen Scott at 1010 Collective * Heather Schulz * Hernan Cattaneo * High Contrast * Jeremy Sallee * Joe Ok * Joe Sill * John Digweed * John Steventon * Jonas Tempel * Joona Puurunen * Karl Detken * Kaskade * Kendall Woodford * Kristin Walinski * Laurialie Pow * Louis Ng * Mark Davis * Mark Walker * Markus Schulz * Martin Douglas * Meta Weiss * Mike Levine * Morgan Page * Native Instruments * Nick Warren * Olga Kaganova * Patrick Machielse * Paul Oakenfold * Paul van Dyk * Pete Tong * Phil at Digital DJ Tips * Samuel Jack * Sara Griggs * Sasha * Sebastien Gabriel * Sebastian Ingrosso * Serato * Stephanie LaFera * Steve Angello * Traxsource * Victor Vorobyev * zplane development
About the Authors:
Yakov Vorobyev is the creator and founder of Mixed In Key, which has grown to become the DJ industry standard for key detection software. Vorobyev grew up in Washington, D.C., where he discovered a dual passion for writing computer code and DJing; while he worked by day at Bethesda Softworks (creators of The Elder Scrolls video game series) and various technology firms, he took to DJing by night at the top clubs in the city. In 2005, he graduated from George Washington University with a degree in Computer Science. He currently lives and works in Miami Beach, where he manages an international team of software developers to create new tools for DJs.
Eric Coomes is a forward-thinking DJ, nightlife consultant, event marketer and copywriter. After graduating magna cum laude from William Jewell College in 2003, Eric spent six years working at Cerner Corporation in copywriting, interactive/web design, and marketing. In 2009, Eric turned his passion and hobby into a career, leaving Cerner to DJ full time. Eric currently holds DJ residencies at several nightclubs and DJs at philanthropic events around Kansas City. In 2011, Eric worked with the LAVO New York marketing team to help execute events for Sidney Samson, A-Trak, Tiesto and LMFAO. In addition to DJing Eric is currently a copywriter for Mixed In Key, the award-winning DJ software company.
About the Editor:
Bill Murphy is a freelance writer based in New York City, and has contributed to Time Out New York, Guitar World, Bass Player, The Wire, Remix, Electronic Musician and other outlets. From 1996 to 2003, he ran producer Bill Laswell's Axiom label, distributed through Island Def Jam and Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures.