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Marketing & A&R Manager Aftercluv – Universal Music Group – Los Angeles or Miami

Aftercluv is the recently created dance music division of Universal Music Latin America. With both a global vision and reach, Aftercluv is a 360-platform dedicated to electronic-dance entertainment and culture comprised of...
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Dance artist RAC to release album on ethereum blockchain

By which we don’t mean the world’s first concept album *about* blockchain technology. Although heaven help us, that can’t be far away once someone hits on the idea. No, RAC – aka André Allen Anjos – is releasing...
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Deezer gets dancefloor boost with Anglo partnership

Deezer has been training its sights on specific genres recently, with grassroots partnerships for grime, reggaeton and Brazilian gospel music. Now it’s dance music’s turn. Deezer has signed a partnership with EDM agency...
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Global electronic-music biz is now worth $7.4bn says IMS

This week’s International Music Summit (IMS) conference in Ibiza is showcasing all things dance, with the organiser putting out its annual IMS Business Report yesterday to update the industry on the latest electronic-music...
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10 things Label Worx learned from its first decade

Independent distribution, promotion and royalty accounting company Label Worx, based in Hull, marks its tenth anniversary this summer. Co-founders Chris Chambers and Matt Abbott met when working as DJs in 2004 and set...
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AfterCluv boss hails ‘the ultimate era of fusion in dance music’

“Competition is global. The Spotify global chart has become one of the most relevant metrics to track the development of a song.” Luis Estrada is managing director of AfterCluv, Universal Music Latin America’s dance...
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Millennials and globalisation debates made waves at ADE 2016

After a slightly downbeat year in 2015 following the implosion of dance music titan SFX, the electronic music community demonstrated a resurgent optimism at ADE in Amsterdam last month. Two of the main talking points were...
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ADE conference to host sessions on VR, millennials and Spotify

This month’s Amsterdam Dance Event is lining up some tempting digital sessions, amid the wider DJ interviews and live events. YouTube is hosting a session on ‘the future of music, videos and VR’ which will explore...
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Spotify: ‘Our ad team is building ways for the free product to be profitable’

Music-streaming services are famously unprofitable, with Spotify, Deezer, Napster, Tidal and others all recording losses while they try to build their businesses. Is there a path out of the red and into the black for music-streaming,...
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Could streaming lead to US dance-artists’ domination?

As its core audience is made up of early adopters, dance music is over-indexing on streaming services. However, dance artists from Europe could find themselves seriously disadvantaged as US acts and US playlists ossify as...
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Streaming could lead to US dance-artists domination warns WMG exec

As its core audience is made up of early adopters, dance music is over-indexing on streaming services. However, dance artists from Europe could find themselves seriously disadvantaged as US acts and US playlists ossify as...
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Startup profile: TheWaveVR puts a VR spin on live visuals

“What we’re building is a bit like Rock Band, except real. Those are actual musicians on the stage, and the people booing in the audience are real people. Although hopefully they won’t be booing…” Adam Arrigo...