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Beatport Founding Partner Pens Open Letter To Company

Jonas Tempel, a founding partner and CEO of Beatport from 2002-2010, has written an open letter to his former company, covering much ground and offering advice forĀ its future. In lieu of Beatport’s messy divorce from its parent company SFX Entertainment, Tempel discusses his time with the company, as well as his hope for its future with a variety of suggestions aimed at refocusing Beatport’s original mission. Written with a strong love of electronic music in its tone, Tempel begins by reminiscing on his original love for electronic music, beginning with a 100 person underground rave in 1991 through the introduction ... Read more