true IMS Industry Insider | Welcome
29 Nov 2022
  • Sources suggest staff cuts at Utopia Music have primarily come in the central team – including some high-level executives – as well as its tech-focused workforce. (MBW
  • beatBread has finalised a $100m institutional funding agreement, which will enable the music funding platform to offer multi-million dollar deals to successful established artists, while continuing to fund developing artists. (RotD
  • b2b platform for music events and going-out plans Xceed has raised €2m from a diverse group of European funds and investors in October. (RotD
  • Warner Music Group pulled in nearly $6bn, a 16% spike in constant currency over the previous year, thanks to double-digit growth in streaming revenue. (DMN
  • A new report published BMJ Global Health Journal details how over a billion young people could be at risk of hearing loss. (Mixmag
  • The Pete Tong Music Academy launches Future Talent Awards. (DJMag
  • A report by Night Time Industries Association and the Association for Electronic Music shows that the nightlife economy accounts for a huge £36.4bn a year, or 1.6% of UK GDP. It also accounts for 425,000 jobs across the UK. (Mixmag
  • The emergence of virtual artists and concerts in the metaverse (MetaverseInsider)
  • Deadmau5 and Richie Hawtin's Pixelynx has announced that it will begin rolling out its Elynxir music metaverse gaming platform this week with the launch of an AR scavenger hunt set throughout Miami Beach, beginning alongside the annual Art Basel event. (Decrypt
  • Finland's Solstice Festival announces 2023 line-up (RA
  • DJ Nobu, Bored Lord, Octo Octa and dozens more to play at Croatia's Dekmantel Selectors. (RA
  • 10 years ago, Warner Music’s top 5 superstars generated 15% of its revenue. Today, that number is down to just 5%. (MBW
  • Will the recession change Big Tech’s view on entertainment? (Midia - Mark Mulligan) 
  • Six Emerging Artists On Our Radar: November 2022 (Beatportal)
  • Playlist of the Week: Cincity (Beatportal)
  • Dam Swindle curates an exclusive new pack for Beatport Sounds (Loopcloud)
  • Introducing: LF System (Beatportal)
  • 7 easy music arrangement tips for better tracks (Loopcloud)
  • Amnesia Ibiza announces line-up for final Pyramid party of 2022 (DJMag)
  • Manhattan’s Lower East Side gets new Virgo nightclub. (EDMTunes
  • UK sex-positive party Crossbreed to close permanently (RA
  • London party TRIBES returns next month with its debut edition at The Cause's temporary venue/test site Possibly Maybe. (DJMag
  • Insomniac Music Group have entered into an exclusive global partnership with full-service B2B distributor FUGA. (RotD
  • RA.860 Kai Campos (Mount Kimbie) (RA
  • Off-Kilter 008 - Shanti Celeste (Off Kilter
  • AC Slater Live @ The Mint, San Francisco (DJMag
  • Sama’ Abdulhadi | Seismic Dance Event 5.0 (Seismic Dance Event
  • Selections: Peach (DJMag
  • Get To Know: Heléna Star (DJMag
  • Week-long raves, rare sets and gangland confrontations — Isaac Muk dives into the history of London's trend-setting nautical nightclub, Boat Live. (Mixmag
  • How LTJ Bukem's 'Logical Progression' expressed his unique vision for drum & bass (DJMag)
  • How 2manydjs made their mash-up masterpiece As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt 2. (Dazed
  • How Bicep created one of 2022’s must-see live shows (RollingStoneUK
  • Bedouin and the Language of Music (LAWeekly)
  • Fred P: keep on moving (DJMag
  • Honey Dijon steps up from dance music’s underground. (NYTimes)  
  • Meute drops Taumel (Forbes)
  • DJ Eliza Rose will perform at the Mobo Awards next week. (RotD
  • Rezz has announced her first B2B with deadmau5 at a mystery festival next year. (EDM
  • A posthumous album by i_o has been released by his family two years after his passing. (Mixmag
  • Amapiano star DJ Sumbody has been murdered in a drive-by shooting in Johannesburg, his record label has confirmed. (Mixmag
Recent newsletters

18 Jun 2024

Call 911 - Adam Ten and Rafael
"It comes in the shape of a brand new record from Adam Ten whose career is blowing up in 2024....

11 Jun 2024

Move - Adam Port & Stryv
"As the Keinemusik crew move around the world with their cloud and their solo gigs, they're always teasing you with...

04 Jun 2024

Bo Bom (Alan Dixon Remix) - Moeaike
It's another big record in that Afro House style. Championed by many of the protaginists in that world like the...

28 May 2024

Take My Heart - Nick Morgan
"Coming on the back of his DJ special Shook Pt.3, which we loved and been playing a lot his music...

21 May 2024

6 In The Morning (feat. Nate Dogg) - Flex
"Now Flex is Flex basically. A 17 year old from just outside Blackpool who recently uploaded this tune, '6 In...

14 May 2024

Love You Better (feat. Oaks) - Killen.
"This week's ENT comes from Killen., a young producer from Sweden who has already made a name for himself behind...

About IMS

IMS: International Music Summit is a global educational and motivational thought-leadership platform dedicated to the continued development of electronic music primarily through the presentation of global summits for the industry. 

About Beatport

Beatport is the worldwide home of music for DJs, producers, and their fans. Founded in 2004, the Beatport family of companies includes Beatport, the preeminent store for electronic music DJs, Beatsource for the open-format DJ community, and Loopmasters, Loopcloud and Plugin Boutique for music producers. Follow us on Twitch, Facebook and Twitter, and Instagram.

About AFEM

AFEMA global voice for electronic music; representing our culture and commerce. AFEM's membership spans all industry sectors, with over 250 company members across 25 countries, the organisation connects its worldwide membership to develop opportunities and enable change.

About ROTD

Record of the Day has produced a subscription-based daily publication for the music industry for over 21 years, featuring all the best news and comment, along with an editorially-chosen future hit. Sign up for a free trial here.
Submit your news stories here.
Brought to you by: www.recordoftheday.com