BEC Conference – Stream Work Makes the Dream Work

This week I was invited to speak at the inaugural Beats Evolution conference. One of a few recent upstart events. BEC focusses on …

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Dance Music Genre Trends from Beatport

It’s old data now but this graph from a 2014 Mixmag article shows some amazing trends in dance music genres and their popularity. Particularly of interest to me was the rise and rise of Deep House and the Everest of a peak which is Dubstep.

At yesterdays keynote at IMS in Ibiza SFX announced their vision for the new Beatport as an EMC (Electronic Music Culture) social network across all platforms. Key components are live streaming, ticketing and of course track sales.

I’m really interested to see how fans approach this new Beatport.

Beatport goes live on mobile devices, offering millions of EDM songs freeThe Beatport music streaming service for DJs is expanding with the launch of a new iOS and Android app that will offer access to free tunes.Really interested to see the direction Beatport is taking. I’ve checked out the app and it’s very much the dance music Spotify.