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Beatport Introducing Streaming Service In 2015

Ever since SFX Entertainment acquired Beatport two years ago, the company has gone through some drastic changes to keep it relevant in today’s fluctuating music business. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, Beatport will go from an online music store to a streaming service in 2015 (although B…
Coone Takes On NYC
I remember the first time I saw Coone, specifically the “venue” he performed in. It was January of this year, and he was the headline set in an abandoned warehouse in Brooklyn, with puddles of standing water in various spots, and asbestos falling down on me during especia…
Tiësto and 7UP® release “Light It UP” promo video for #7x7UP
Tiësto is not just a DJ, he’s also a global brand; and now he’s looking to enhance that brand by teaming up with 7UP® to bring us #7x7UP. This year-long program that will feature 7 festivals and events with 7 DJ’s (Tiësto plus 6 up-and-comers who are “bubbling up”), and fans will be able to connect…
Ummet Ozcan opens Project Warehouse in epic fashion
Ummet Ozcan seems pretty relaxed for a guy who narrowly avoided tragedy just twenty-four hours earlier. On his way to his show in Seattle, his plane had to make an emergency landing in Canada. “We had some problems with the plane last night,” Ummet explains...
Shlohmo: From the Underground to the Mainstream

Shlohmo is starting to become the go-to guy for pop stars looking for an edge musically, having worked with Banks recently on her song “Brain”, as well as Jeremih on last year’s “Bo Peep (Do U Right)”. That supposed one-off with Jeremih has now blossomed into a full-on partnership, as the Chicago r&…
Get Weird with Pierce Fulton (Episode 16)
Pierce Fulton is back with his 16th episode of his “Get Weird” podcast. The Brooklyn DJ/Producer brings the heat with twelve banging tracks, including the Oliver remix of Boys Noize’s “Conchord," the Michael Brun remix of Armin Van Buuren&C…

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