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.


Ben Bowler is the Co-Founder of Chew, the live streaming community that connects a new generation of DJs, producers and personalities. Having built his career in music and media companies AEI Media and Vice, he noticed young fans today are no longer passive consumers but content creators as well. Launching Chew in January 2015 the community has exploded internationally in the first year and Ben has received press and industry notice, being awarded the IMS Visionaries award last year. Ben continues to build and expand Chew internationally throughout 2016.
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