SFX Isn't Selling Beatport After All
The restructuring of the webstore "dramatically improved its profitability" so SFX has decided to hang on to it.
The Rise and Fall—and Resurrection?—of Beatport
Three DJs set out to create the world's best webstore for dance music. Then the EDM boom happened.
Beatport to Shut Down All of Its Services Except the Original Store
This includes the streaming service, mobile app, Beatport News, video livestreaming platform, and their events section.
Beatport's Former CEO Wants to Help You Not Get Sued for Your Bootleg Remixes
Metapop is a new company making it easier for artists, labels, and publishers to get paid fairly.
SFX Entertainment to Put Beatport up for Auction
The bankrupt company will also auction off Fame House, a digital marketing agency.
TomorrowWorld 2016 Has Officially Been Cancelled
"Unfortunately in the current environment, it is not possible to give you the best and unique experience you deserve."
Beatport Lost Millions of Dollars Last Year According to SFX Financial Report
The figures were revealed in the bankruptcy announcement of the digital retailer's parent company.
THUMP Canada Staff
EDM Conglomerate SFX Entertainment Files for Bankruptcy
The dance music events company will be taken private and gain a new CEO in the process.
Spotify Hit With $150 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties
Is it too late to say sorry?
THUMP Canada Staff
The New Payola: Chart-Rigging and Scams in the EDM Bubble
The difference between 100 plays and 100,000 plays is the same as it’s ever been: a briefcase full of bills.
Beatport Apologizes to Label Partners And Promises Payment Next Week
Robert Sillerman, Chairman and CEO of SFX, adds that he "deeply embarrassed" by what happened.
Beatport's New Embeddable Music Player Emerges During a Volatile Week For Streaming
The dance music megastore promises artists and rightholders will receive compensation for each stream.