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…

DJ/PRODUCER FANGS RELEASES CLUB SINGLE, “MONEY” WITH BIG BEAT RECORDS

Just in time for the seasons’ change and the weather heating up, the Brazilian-born, Miami-bread, and now LA-based producer FANGS has released his debut single for Big Beat Records, a club smash called “Money” – listen HERE! Steadily building his name since launching his solo career as the former founding member of Brass Knuckles (Ultra…

Spotify now shows songwriter credits

Spotify has been continuously making moves in right direction over the past few weeks, rolling out updates that aim to make listening to music easier and help its users see all the people behind their favorite tracks. After announcing last week that it will be crediting remixers for their reworks of tracks back to 2015, the platform has released another update that…

SEE THE GENRES THAT USE GHOST PRODUCERS THE MOST

SEE THE GENRES THAT USE GHOST PRODUCERS THE MOST Thump recently did an interview with one of the people behind edmghostproducer.com, a business designed to connect anonymous ghost producers to “artists” and labels looking to purchase their work. They discussed the different perspectives on ghost production, and shared some statistics from their service. Most interesting…

Glenn Morrison talks about new album ‘Into The Deep’

Glenn Morrison talks about new album ‘Into The Deep’ Glenn Morrison‘s new artist album ‘Into The Deep‘ was released few weeks ago and now we have an exclusive interview with the producer. Glenn reveals all details and his thoughts about this album. You can stream it below the interview and grab your copy on beatport here. Hallo, Glenn!…

FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE

FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE Jordan Asher, aka BOOTS – you may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly heard his music. I first encountered BOOTS on the second Run the Jewels album last year, featured on the tune Early. But I didn’t really know who he was until recently, after seeing…

Darius Syrossian Music is more important than anything else

Darius Syrossian Music is more important than anything else Darius Syrossian has done it all. You know him best as an international DJ and producer, but like many, his passion started in the record shops he worked at long before fate would wave her magic wand. His most recent venture sees him delve into the…

Tigerlily Talks Tiesto, Touring and Taking on the U.S.

Tigerlily Talks Tiesto, Touring and Taking on the U.S. Tigerlily isn’t your ordinary EDM cat. With a slew of awards tucked away, a mentor in Tiesto, a new label deal for the U.S. and a trove of recordings just waiting to be shared, the young artist is ready to pounce. The Australian DJ and producer (real name Dara Hayes) has been…

THIS WEEK’S EDM SUPERLATIVES

THIS WEEK’S EDM SUPERLATIVES Welcome to a brand new edition called “EDM Superlatives,” where each week we will crown dance music fans, artists and other industry professionals or public figures for recent noteworthy achievements (or embarrassing moments). Most likely to show you up on the dance floor… Lexy Panterra Dancer, choreographer, singer, and songwriter continues…

See How Ghost Producer Maarten Vorwerk Spends His Time

See How Ghost Producer Maarten Vorwerk Spends His Time Maarten Vorwerk could be the greatest producer of all time. Producer, but not DJ. When the ghost-producing witch hunt began last year, Vorwerk – who made a career out of being anonymous- was ironically thrust into the spotlight. Knowing that he could never go back to…

APPLE MUSIC: ARTISTS WILL BE PAID FOR FREE TRIAL AFTER TAYLOR SWIFT LETTER

APPLE MUSIC: ARTISTS WILL BE PAID FOR FREE TRIAL AFTER TAYLOR SWIFT LETTER It appears the world’s independent labels owe Taylor Swift a drink. Following the pop megastar’s scathing open letter to Apple yesterday, the corporation has announced that it has changed its mind… and WILL pay artists compensation during the three-month free trial of…