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How to Fix Beatport? Make Money

There have been a couple of relevant pieces published in the last few days about Beatport, by knowledgeable people who have some skin in...

Why Dance Music Streaming Failed

About 18 months ago, as hastily-assembled EDM conglomerate SFX became more and more obvious about transforming its Beatport digital download store into a streaming...

Beatport Streaming Crashes & Burns

Leading dance music digital download and streaming site Beatport announced today a critical shutdown of services as the once independent unit tries to navigate...

Spring Awakening Really Is Moving To Jackson Park

As we reported yesterday, news is rife that React's Spring Awakening Festival might be forced to move from its home at Soldier Field to...

Spring Awakening Moving To The South Side?

Due to a rather gnarly scheduling conflict, React presents' Spring Awakening festival may be moving to the South Side home of the Chosen Few...

The Rumors of SFX’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

The schadenfreude is dripping like blueberry vodka from a supersoaker. Seemingly every person alive with a bone to pick with Beatport, with EDM festivals...

Beatport Suspends Label Payments

Beatport has notified label owners (in a rather cheeky manner) that it is suspending all payments owed to label owners that sell on the...


Duke Shin and 5 Years of Bringing The Goods

Exclusive mix and interview with Duke Shin, purveyor of fine beats and impresario behind The Goods Thursday nights, celebrating their 5th anniversary.




12 Years of Breaking Records

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