Beatport

Thinking of using Beatport Link’s streaming service on your next DJ gig, are you? Er, you might have to rethink that plan – and not just because of rubbish wifi at the nightclub…

A while ago now, your favourite blog spoke about Beatport Link. There appears to be money to be made in streaming - certainly not for the artists, but plenty for the labels and plenty for the streaming platforms themselves. Hence why Daniel Ek is worth billions and the average songwriter…

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Is it aimed at DJs in clubs or the ones in their kitchens? Beatport recently unveiled a new $9.99 streaming plan – which just leaves me with more questions than answers…

Someone somewhere is benefitting from streaming. But whom? It’s certainly not the artists whose music is on such services. They’re being paid a pittance for the use of their work. And it’s not even really the listeners - who only have access to that music so long as it’s available…

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Did your takedown requests get lost in the post? DJ Sneak – who promised to take his music off digital stores in January – still has hundreds on Traxsource…

On December 29th last year, DJ Sneak decided to make a few changes to the way he did business. And one of those was to declare his music would be coming down from digital services. This was taken to mean download and streaming sites, although Sneak never elaborated further. So…

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EXCLUSIVE: Funny you didn’t mention that bit! T Markakis happily ranted at Glasgow Underground online – but failed to disclose where the samples from “That Jazz Feeling” REALLY came from…

Oh, what a difference a week makes. Last weekend, Greek producer T Markakis ranted online - making allegations that record label Glasgow Underground hadn't paid him for his most recent release. Label boss Kevin McKay made a statement denying all his allegations. But in the middle of last week, things…

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