Beatport ReConnect presents ‘Together for Beirut’

While the world is still navigating the relentless challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lebanon has been struck with another unfathomable disaster, affecting hundreds of thousands of innocent people across the country. This catastrophic explosion has occurred during the most crippling economic crisis in modern times, and has shaken the country to its core. With lives,…

DENON DJ ADD BEATPORT LINK AND SOUNDCLOUD STREAMING TO THEIR PRIME PLAYERS

They’re the first hardware DJ players with Beatport streaming capabilities Denon DJ has added Beatport LINK and SoundCloud GO+ to its Engine OS v1.5 update, the operating system behind its PRIME players and other DJing hardware and apps. The update adds Beatport LINK and SoundCloud GO+ streaming to multiple Denon DJ devices including SC5000 and…

Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba, live at home

The latest producers to turn their homes into makeshift performance spaces are Fatboy Slim and Idris Elba, who will be streaming live on July 25 in partnership with Beatport. Both house music connoisseurs have remained fairly active in isolation. Elba recently released the piano-infused single, “One Fine Day,” a collaboration with The Knocks, and Slim has kept a steady pace with…

Beatport Announces Organic House ReConnect Livestream

Beatport celebrates the launch of its new Organic House category with a 12-hour stream from some of the genre’s most accomplished selectors. The livestream will take place on Friday, July 17, starting at 5:00 PM CEST. Last month, Beatport introduced a new genre classification to its online store — Organic House/Downtempo. After collecting feedback from artists, labels, industry…

ANDY C CONFIRMED AS LATEST ADDITION TO LOST HORIZON VIRTUAL REALITY FESTIVAL

THE TEAM BEHINDGLASTONBURY’S SHANGRI-LA PRESENTS:LOST HORIZON, 3 & 4 JULY 2020A REAL FESTIVAL IN A VIRTUAL WORLDwww.losthorizonfestival.comIN SUPPORT OFTHE BIG ISSUE & AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL GAS TOWER MUSIC PROGRAM CURATED BYORCA SOUND PROJECT ANDY C CONFIRMED AS LATEST ADDITION TO LINE UP FULL CURRENT LINE UP:ABSOLUTE B2B JAGUAR, ALAN FITZPATRICK, ANDY C, ANNA, ARCHIE HAMILTON, BITVERT,…

Beatport announces Landmark ‘Producer Challenge’ Challenge Competition

Find out more here. Beatport joins with Loopmasters, LANDR, iZotope, and Roland Cloud to identify  groundbreaking new artists, and give away over $100,000 in prizes to winning producers across ten of Beatport’s top genres.   Carrying on Beatport’s 16-year tradition of fostering the growth of the electronic music community, the Beatport Producer Challenge will scour…

Beatport’s 34 hour live stream raises over $180,000 for COVID-19 Solidarity funds with a staggering 8.5m people tuning in

Beatport Presents: ReConnect, A Global Music Event 8.5 million people tune in to watch Beatport’s 34-hour live stream marathon with DJs from around the globe, raising over $180,000 for the AFEM (Association for Electronic Music) and WHO COVID-19 Funds Beatport, the world’s leading destination for electronic music, today announced that its 34-hour live stream “ReConnect” in partnership with…

Beatport expands its Techno Categories

https://www.beatport.com Beatport, the world’s number one destination for electronic music, has just announced that it will be expanding Techno, the store’s most popular genre, into two new categories: Techno [Raw/Deep/Hypnotic], and Techno [Peak Time/Driving/Hard]. In recategorising its Techno genre, Beatport will offer its customers a more clearly curated Techno catalogue tailored to diverse sounds, while enabling artists and labels…

BEATPORT LOOKS BACK AT 16 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS

You can see from the infographic the impact that Beatport has had on the electronic music industry      – 259m downloads to date – $300m paid out to independent label – more than nay there platform – In 2019 alone 7.7k labels have been added with 74k of music being sold by independent imprints – we have discovered that techno has taken over tech-house as…

Scotland’s Electronic Music Conference 2020 Arrives in July 2020

Date 17th – 18th July, 2020 Location Edinburgh Corn Exchange Tickets: http://tiny.cc/2rz6gz Video Asset: http://tiny.cc/koz6gz Website: http://www.semconference.co.uk/   The likes of Void Acoustics, Point Blank Music School, Beatport, Data Transmission, Skiddle and more will descend on Scotlands first ever Electronic Music Conference SEMCON2020 in July. On Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, Scotland’s first ever…

Beatsource Welcomes World Renowned DJ and Producer, A-Trak, to Board Position

Beatsource Welcomes World Renowned DJ and Producer, A-Trak, to Board Position LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 20, 2019 – Beatsource, the new digital music service for open-format DJs, announced that Alain Macklovitch (pka A-Trak) has joined its Board of Managers. Beatsource, a joint venture between Beatport and DJcity, is launching its online download store in…

3 Beatport #1s on the run – can Giuseppe Ottaviani make it 4 with ‘Colours’?

Following his successive run of Beatport #1s (with ‘Panama’, ‘Tranceland’ & ‘8K’), ‘Colours’ is the fourth of Giuseppe’s precursor salvo, blazing the trail to his new ‘Evolver’ artist album. A piece of music that organically sprang to life during club sets, its most essential elements were live jammed instinctively by Ottaviani, becoming immediately supercharged by…

Mu Diamons Reveals New Release Date For “Hopeless (Down on My Luck)”

empireXstream presents in Collaboration with The Dynesty Entertainment Buffalo, New York Artist Mu Diamonds has been steadily releasing music over the last couple of years. His music always draws you in, giving you a vivid picture of what he’s trying to convey. On his new release ‘Hopeless(Down on My Luck)’ he goes in on a…

Beatport goes back to bass with three new bass genres launched

With the global bass music scene growing every year, Beatport has announced the addition of three brand-new genre categories. These much requested bass genres joining dubstep in the store include trap/future bass, garage/bassline/grime and leftfield bass. The new categories were created by Beatport’s expert curation team after working extensively with leading artists, labels and press including UZ, OWSLA, Mad Decent,…

Beatport’s Auction Delayed To May 26th

Beatport’s Auction Delayed To May 26th SFX Entertainment, owner of famous download store and streaming service Beatport, has pushed back the date of Beatport’s auction from May 5 to May 26. “At the request of interested parties who require more time to finalize their bids, we have agreed to reschedule the Beatport sale hearing to…

Beatport and Scratch DJ Academy announce music education partnership

Beatport and Scratch DJ Academy announce music education partnership The impending auction of Beatport — mere weeks away at this point — has not prevented the site from announcing a new partnership with Scratch DJ Academy. The crux of this collaboration is to utilize Beatport’s online infrastructure as a means to allow aspiring DJ’s and…

SFX TO AUCTION OFF BEATPORT BY MAY, FAME HOUSE ON THE BLOCK AS WELL

SFX TO AUCTION OFF BEATPORT BY MAY, FAME HOUSE ON THE BLOCK AS WELL There’s been plenty written already of Robert Sillerman’s much-maligned reign as the CEO of SFX Entertainment, particularly the frivolous shopping spree where he quickly acquired different companies around the EDM world. Today, some of those purchases are finally set to be cut loose from SFX Entertainment’s…

BEATPORT RECORDED $5.5 MILLION LOSS IN 2015

BEATPORT RECORDED $5.5 MILLION LOSS IN 2015 With the SFX financial troubles, this does not come as a surprise According to reports, the online music retailer Beatport recorded a loss of $5.5 million in 2015. The company was purchased by SFX Entertainment in 2013 for the sum of $50m. Now, Billboard reports that it’s revenue…

Joris Voorn at Beatport Amsterdam

Joris Voorn at Beatport Amsterdam Few are better equipped to play to the Amsterdam crowd than someone who actually resides in the city, and Joris Voorn thus dominated the decks when he took over the Beatport studio during ADE this past October. The Amsterdam local threw down a sleek, energized set that spanned the realms…

Beatport Launches First Localized Expansion in The Netherlands

Beatport Launches First Localized Expansion in The Netherlands Hallo, Beatport! Electronic music’s digital mecca may be available in more than 220 countries, but Beatport today (Jan. 28) announced the launch of a completely localized version of its music service in the Netherlands. Focusing on a specific country is a first for Beatport, which will launch…

TOP 10 DANCE TRACKS OF 2015 ON BEATPORT

TOP 10 DANCE TRACKS OF 2015 ON BEATPORT The BeatStats are in! Check out the tracks that raked in the most points for 2015. Beatport’s point system works as follows: a song earns 100 points for a No. 1 spot in the Top 100 charts and 1 point for position 100. Here are the top…

Axtone Records presents ‘Axtone Ten’

Axtone Records presents ‘Axtone Ten’ Axwell‘s Axtone Records are celebrating 10 years of the label and using the opportunity to showcase their finest assets both musically and visually. To that end, Axtone are releasing a limited edition box set with 500 copies worldwide, the contents of which includes: 3 ‘marbled’ vinyl including 12 fan picked…

Martin Garrix Dominates The Beatport Best Of 2015

Martin Garrix Dominates The Beatport Best Of 2015 Beatport has just come out with its cavalcade of Top Lists for 2015, truly providing everything you need to catch up on this year’s tracks, albums, sound packs and more. First, the Beatport gang put together the Top Selling Tracks, dividing them up into categories by genre….

Beatport reveals all time statistics of top-selling artists, tracks and genres

Beatport reveals all time statistics of top-selling artists, tracks and genres Beatport reveals 10 years statistics of top-selling artists and tracks Who’s sold the most records on Beatport since its inception a decade ago? And what’s Beatport’s best-selling genre? Mixmag published all stats in their September edition. Get the answers to these questions and tons…

#ListenParis2015: Beatport to Promote UN Climate Summit With Worldwide Dance Party

#ListenParis2015: Beatport to Promote UN Climate Summit With Worldwide Dance Party While climate change negotiations continue in Paris, electronic music’s digital meccaBeatport will provide the beats for #ListenParis2015. This weekend, this global, 24-hour dance party and silent disco will encourage participants to tune into a worldwide livestream with music provided by some of the world’s…

Hardwell presents ‘United We Are Remixed’ album Out Now

Hardwell presents ‘United We Are Remixed’ album Out Now Ten months after the success of Hardwell’s debut album, United We Are, Revealed Recordingsunveils the hotly anticipated follow-up record, United We Are Remixed. OUT NOW! Beatport Download: United We Are Remixed by Hardwell! Back in January, United We Are hit the top spot on the Beatport charts,…

#LISTENPARIS2015

#LISTENPARIS2015 BEATPORT TAPS DJS WORLDWIDE TO HELP FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE WITH 24 HOUR LIVE STREAM Beatport has rallied it’s network of DJs and producers to contribute to the #ListenParis2015 climate change awareness initiative. Artists from all over the world have provided a custom soundtrack a worldwide silent disco and communal music event taking place during the…

Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings

Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings We are very proud to present you our release KP220 from Stella von Schöneberg will be released this Monday !!! Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings Filmed @Roomservice (party)/SoHo-London Mixed&Arranged by Constantin Panzis (EU) Singer & Lyrics: Stella von Schöneberg MUSIC VIDEO BY : KP…

Fedde Le Grand Drops New Single “The Noise”

Fedde Le Grand Drops New Single “The Noise” Today, veteran DJ/producer Fedde Le Grand released a big room-esque, electro house single, “The Noise,” that’s already seen support from the likes of Tiësto, W&W, Dannic and more. Fans can purchase the track released on Darklight Recordings through Beatport.

WHO WANTS TO BUY BEATPORT?

WHO WANTS TO BUY BEATPORT? AUGUST 17, 2015   BY TIM INGHAM SFX Entertainment boss Robert Sillerman was supposed to have taken the company private by now – but it hasn’t happened. Sillerman missed his deadline on Friday (August 14) to buy the 62% of SFX he doesn’t currently own for $774m. However, he clearly didn’t…

BEATPORT IS ‘VERY SORRY’ FOR KEEPING LABEL MONEY – AND IT’S PAYING UP

BEATPORT IS ‘VERY SORRY’ FOR KEEPING LABEL MONEY – AND IT’S PAYING UP AUGUST 8, 2015  BY TIM INGHAM Beatport has confirmed that its latest quarterly royalty distributions to labels will be processed next week – with SFX box Robert Sillerman personally apologising for the “deeply embarrassing” and “inexcusable” decision to freeze Q2 payments. As…