Already a leader in downloads for DJs, Beatport have launched a new limited public beta site, Beatport Mixes, featuring DRM-free, high-definition DJ mixes for download.
With exclusive mixes from the likes of Fedde Le Grand, Todd Terry, Stefano Noferini and Diplo, whose 'Enter The Beat Portal' moombahton mix clocks in at 24 tracks over 59 minutes, users can handily preview each track on the mix before purchase.
“I was always a DJ before I was making original tracks,” says Diplo. “The DJ is the backbone of dance music. DJs [have] been the direct distributor, and mixtapes are the way I can bring fresh sounds to people. Real DJs don’t wait for them to blow up. Beatport Mixes gives me an audience of kids that love dance music from all genres. I now have the ability to share that vision in its purest form with all my fans.”
“Beatport is already the de facto hub of the international dance music community,” adds Beatport CEO Matthew Adell. “That is an obligation we take very seriously and the launch of Mixes reflects our commitment to serving all facets of that community with world-class resources.”