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Boiler Room brings mixes to Apple Music – and DJs get paid

For a long time, DJ mixes were a no-no on most music-streaming services due to the complexities of licensing such material. That left an opportunity for services like SoundCloud (where mixes could be uploaded but didn’t...
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Deezer expands DJ offerings with exclusive mixes

Recently we were pondering just how far exclusives with DSPs will go. It’s not quite back to the days of full albums, but the cases of both Coldplay and Justin Bieber with Apple Music in the past few weeks suggests there...
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New DJ mixes on Deezer promise ‘fair artist revenues’

Deezer is adding a selection of DJ mixes to its streaming service, with Michael Mayer, Modeselektor, Mark Knight, Wil Saul, Sultan + Shepard and Makoto among the DJs taking part, with the first mixes launching on 30 December....
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Spotify is testing playlists that are auto-mixed – even when on shuffle

Here's something to try on Spotify, if you have a few minutes. Using its desktop client, turn off the 'crossfade' feature in advanced settings, turn shuffle mode on, and play the first track on this Drum & Bass Fix playlist,...
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Pacemaker wants to create a platform for legal DJ mixes – or ‘metamixes’

You may know Swedish startup Pacemaker best for its excellent DJ app, which launched in early 2014 as a way to use Spotify’s catalogue as a source for your mixes. Since then, it has made some interesting moves into artificial...
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DJ mixes site Awdio releases its iPhone app

We think this is new, although we're slightly nervous. Streaming DJ-mixes site Awdio was talking about its plans to launch an iPhone app back in 2009 after all...
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Mixcloud has attracted 100k DJs so far

UK streaming music service Mixcloud has announced that more than 100,000 people have uploaded mixes - or cloudcasts in its terminology - since its launch in March 2009. Co-founder Nikhil Shah tells Music Week that 90% of...