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Beatsource welcomes A-Trak, to Board Position


Beatsource, the new music service for open-format DJs have announced that A-Trak has joined its Board of Managers.

Beatsource, a joint venture between Beatport and DJcity, is launching its online download store in September. After the launch, they are planning to release Beatsource LINK by the end of the year. This will leverage Beatport’s patented technology to integrate the retail store directly into DJ software and hardware. The technology allows DJs to stream in online or offline mode. Finally, they are going to integrate DJcity “promo pool” service into LINK early in 2020. This will level up the offer feature and be the only service of its kind available to the open-format DJ community.

For those readers living under a rock, Alain Macklovitch aka A-Trak is the Grammy-nominated DJ, turntablist, and record label executive. His Fool’s Gold label which was founded in 2007. It’s credited for developing the careers of artists such as Kid Cudi, Danny Brown, and Flosstradamus. A-Trak’s career has spanned just over two decades, leading Rolling Stone to name him one of the 50 Most Important People in EDM.

“Genre-specific stores don’t reflect the DJ landscape anymore. The open-format DJ community has needed a home where we can find all the music we need, curated by like-minded people we respect,” says A-Trak. “Both Beatport and DJcity have been vital to the health of DJ culture for many years, and I’m honoured to work with their teams to bring some great products to market.”

Check out more info https://www.beatsource.com

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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