The Blog

The Beat Train Productions blog will keep you up-to-date on our New York and Boston DJs, recent weddings, press, and more. This is where you’ll find updates on recent wedding photos, our DJs’ artistic endeavors– including new mixtapes, playlists, and other music production, and general news about what we’re up to around New York, Boston, and all over New England. Check back often! We’ll be here, spreading love, music, and blog articles!

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Planning Tips

Most Photogenic Locations in Boston

  So… you’re getting married in Boston! Have you given some thought to where you might like to take your engagement or wedding photos? What kind of vibe are you looking for in a photo location? Are you looking for...
Planning Tips

Can We Entertain You? Embracing The Unexpected For Your Reception

When you think of wedding entertainment what comes to mind? You might think of a wedding band, or maybe an awesome DJ – hint, hint – and, maybe even a photo booth, but what we’re seeing at events is a...
Planning Tips

One Hit Wonders That Everyone Loves to Dance To

What is a “One-Hit Wonder” anyway? Well, technically a “One-Hit Wonder” is a musical artist or group that had only had one successful chart-topping hit and then never achieved that level of success again. Some of these artists may have...
Planning Tips

Hosting an LGTBQ+ Inclusive Event

The LGBTQ+ Community and The Music Industry, A Long History When we break it down, music and expression in dance, and the LGBTQ+ Community just go together! They go together like peanut butter and jelly, like milk and cereal… you...
Planning Tips

Why You NEED to Dance on Your Wedding Day

They’re All Here For You! Really! They Are! Imagine it… It’s YOUR wedding, and you’re surrounded by all your very dearest family and friends. Every single person present has been carefully selected by you and your sweetheart to share in...
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Ceremony Music – How to set the tone of your ceremony with music

The time has arrived! All the planning of the last months, or years have built up to this moment! It’s time to walk down the aisle! For many people, the wedding day doesn’t really seem to start until they’re walking...
Planning Tips

Why Explicit Lyrics Don’t Belong At Your Wedding Reception

You probably already have some important songs in mind that have to be played at your wedding. Every couple has those songs that remind them of their relationship. Every individual has songs that are nostalgic for them, their friends, and...
DJs

The Difference Between a DJ and MC

Comparing a DJ and MC to some may seem confusing. To most, they probably seem like the same title. Many use these terms interchangeably since they do seem to have plenty of overlap. However, comparing a DJ to an MC...
Planning Tips Massachusetts Museum Wedding

What do you do when your parents want “cheesy” songs at your wedding?

  You’re meeting with your wedding DJ for the first time, and it’s going great. He knows how much you love Pink Floyd, so he found a cool instrumental version of “Pigs on the Wing.” One of your bridesmaids is...
DJs

DJing as a Side-Hustle

In the gig economy, creatives are looking for new opportunities in a variety of places. The nine to five grind is not for everyone. Free spirited individuals value self expression over a constant work flow. This is a liberating way...