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 Winners Announced; Online Metrics Now More Important Than Ever

This year’s International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) winners were announced online, as the Winter Music Conference in Miami had been canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. For the second year in a row, the IDMA committee worked on the nominations together with music-tech company Viberate to pick the nominees, based on their social media and streaming metrics, thus ensuring objectivity in…