Specialist Digital Music Services

Beatport (BEA) www.beatport.com

Beatport

Territories – Where do they sell music?

Worldwide

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes, and a 500×500 pixel label logo is needed.

Key Features

Beatport is an online music store that specialises in electronic music and culture.  Beatport delivers content in premium-encoded formats that match the professional performance quality standards of the world’s leading sound systems. Most recently, Beatport launched their own streaming service. The download store is now available at pro.beatport.com


Bleep (BLP) www.bleep.com

Bleep

Territories – Where do they sell music? 

Worldwide.

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes

Specialist (Do they need to pre-approve labels?

Yes

Key Features

Created by Warp Records in 2004, the store offers single track or whole album DRM-free mp3 and WAV downloads alongside vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs, t-shirts and other merchandise. Since its launch, Bleep has grown to provide music from various independent labels including Rough Trade, One Little Indian, Ninja Tune, Domino, XL Recordings and more. Entire tracks and albums can be previewed prior to purchase, playing 30-second segments at a time.


Boomkat (BMK) www.boomkat.com

Boomkat

Territories – Where do they sell music? 

Worldwide.

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes

Key Features

Boomkat is an independent online music store specialising in music that “exists beyond the radar”. Boomkat also sell a selection of physical products such as vinyl LPs, CDs, DVDs, books, magazines, t-shirts and more. With its vast amount of resources, Boomkat aims to make it easier for its users to come across music that may not have an obvious platform.


Digital Tunes (DIT) www.digital-tunes.net

Digital Tunes

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes

Key Features

From Finland, Digital Tunes is an online music store specialising in underground dance music. They also offer an online radio.

* Genre(s): Drum and Bass, Dubstep, UK Funky, Garage, Skweee Techno


Juno / Junodownload  (JNO)  www.junodownload.co.uk

Juno

Territories – Where do they sell music?

Worldwide

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes

Key Features

Specialising in dance music, Juno offers digital downloads available in MP3 and lossless formats, as well as an extensive physical music collection and DJ hardware.


Traxsource (TRA) www.traxsource.com

Traxsource

Territories – Where do they sell music?

Worldwide

Do labels need to be pre-approved before delivery?

Yes

Key Features

One of the original pioneers of the digital download revolution, Traxsource is the ultimate underground music store. Created by DJs for those who desire to discover what lies beyond the mainstream. Traxsource provides the finest blend of upfront underground music downloads on the planet in high def AIFF, WAV and MP3 formats. Traxsource is a music store with the attitude of an indie record label, “We are underground music”.