Dance music service Beatport finally launches an app
Beatport has served as one of the major destinations for DJs to stock up on tracks for years, but it’s watched the smartphone revolution come and go without a single interesting move — until now. The site, owned by EDM event heavyweight SFX Entertainment, is launching an app for iOS and Android that offers access to Beatport’s recently launched free streaming service. Additionally, the app has Beatport Shows — basically a calendar of EDM events that has integrated ticket purchasing, linking the app into SFX’s bread-and-butter-business — and Beatport Live, a livestreaming service for DJs that also aggregates social activity from the genre’s stars.
It’s a bit of a pivot from Beatport’s original business model, but the company still sells…
Source:: The Verge