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Beatport Introduces ‘Free Streaming Service’ In 2015

According to a source of the The Wall Street Journal, online dance music retailer Beatport will introduce a free-of-charge streaming service. The creation of Robert F.X. Sillerman’s/SFX Entertainment, Beatport sole focus has been the selling of dance music downloads for the past decade, with DJs as its key market. In 2015, however “a free, ad-supported music streaming service” will be initiated. WSJ draws an immediate link to the extensive acquisitions of events and festival by SFX Entertainment: “a community center for dance-music fans, showcasing event information, artist profiles and, potentially, live-streamed performances […] The site is likely to incorporate SFX’s ... Read more