How Data Helped UMEK Make One of the Biggest Techno Comebacks in Years

The legendary DJ and producer reveals his label’s rise to success with the help of data analytics Since 2018, UMEK has produced eight #1 tracks and 46 tracks that charted among Beatport’s Top 100. His label, 1605, launched 13 years ago, is also among the Top 10 labels on Beatport, signing rising talent such as Cosmic…

UMEK: We’re Changing the Way Music Careers Are Made

Viberate, the Techno pioneer’s music-tech startup, releases a new analytics tool that helps artists and their teams If you’ve ever posted anything online and waited for the likes and views to pour in, you know just how much content you’re competing against. Now imagine you’re an aspiring DJ, looking to get noticed in the sea…

IDMA 2020 Nominees and Big Data: Here’s How it Works

http://www.viberate.com International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) have a long tradition of celebrating outstanding artists, venues, festivals, services, and other electronic music industry stakeholders. For years it has been one of the pillars of the Winter Music Conference that has thousands of dance music professionals from all over the world coming to Miami each March. The…

UMEK “19119 EP” 1605

Credited for kickstarting the electronic music scene in Slovenia, Umek welcomes back his 1605label with the first release in two years, ‘19119’. Out now, the EP sees Umek explore a heavier side of techno with a weighty three-track release. Download “19119 EP” Starting with the title track, ‘19119’ is a light introduction to the EP filled with flashy echoing synths…

10 Dance Music Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

10 Dance Music Podcasts You Should Be Listening To For a lot of dance music lovers, podcasts are life. Regular transmissions from our favorite DJs & producers have become the best way to keep tabs genres of music & how certain sounds evolve over time. The big ones like Club Life, A State of Trance &…

UMEK – Console Generation

UMEK – Console Generation UMEK delivers right before the end of the year his new techno track ‘Console Generation‘ which will definitely not leave you standing. OUT NOW on his own 1605 Music imprint! There are eight generations of consoles. From the super old Ataris to Playstations, Xboxes and Wiis. You can sing, play the…

#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…

#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…