Beatport is an online music store specializing in electronic music and culture. Beatport is a privately held company owned and operated by Beatport LLC and based in Denver, Colorado with offices in Los Angeles, California, San Francisco, Tokyo, Japan and Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 2004, and in 2013 bought by Robert F. X. Sillerman's company SFX Entertainment, for a reported price of slightly over $50 million.
The first version of Beatport's web store, Beatport 1.0, was released on January 7, 2004 and consisted of 79 Electronic Music Record Labels in its catalog. Half a year later, Beatport was beginning to become recognized after a few collaborations with well-known DJs and partnerships with the technology company Native Instruments. In January 2005, a revised Beatport 2.0 was released, with a catalog of over 100,000 tracks supplied by 2,700 signed labels. Today, Beatport offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. Each week, Beatport's music collection is refreshed with hundreds of exclusive tracks by the world's top dance music artists.
How to get discount at Beatport
At the time of Checkout during your purchase on Beatport.com, enter the code in the special box under Enter Gift Card or Promo Code of the Billing Section and click Apply. The discount amount will automatically get deducted from your final bill amount and be displayed on the screen.
Download the Beatport free app from the Android Playstore or the iStore onto your Apple products and enjoy downloads directly into your devices from the app itself. Beatport is all electronic music, all the time. Find music, shows, and DJs with apps designed to be all about you. Listen to all of your favorites and find new tracks you'll love. We hand-pick music each week so there's always something for everyone. It includes a special player and quick controls right from your smartphones.
The Beatport Genres
At launch, Beatport offered tracks from 79 electronic music labels to customers worldwide. Over the years, the company has grown and expanded its music catalog to include more artists and differentiations of the electronic genre such as house, techno, drum & bass, dubstep, Breaks, Disco / Nu-Disco, Funk / Soul / R&B, Hip Hop, Progressive House, Rock / Pop and Trance.
Sales of sample packs and remix stems, in the "Beatport Sounds" section, grew from an annual revenue of $600,000 in 2010 to $6 million in 2012.