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Sony Music has reported an astonishing $1.82 billion increase in revenue for their first quarter of 2021, which represents a brutal 54% increase in comparison to last years' figures. This amount of money coming from recorded music gives an image of how tough 2020 was for music labels and how they are now starting to recover after a tragic year. But

Amidst the emotional rollercoaster we have all been on since last year, tastemaker UK label, Anjunadeep, came to liberate us with their most extensive annual compilation series, 'Anjunadeep 12' mixed by label co-founder and A&R James Grant and label veteran DJ and producer Jody Wisternoff. The compilation is also available on a physical three-disc copy. Ever since Anjunadeep released its first compilation 10 years

It is that time of the year again when it's raining annual toplists, year mixes and industry reports as we head into 2021. Music research and analytics platform, Viberate, conducted a report on Beatport's trends in 2020, outlining the most successful genres, artists, labels and tracks. By improving their Beatport performance the most in a one-year period, Defected Records took the first place and

It seems like the Dutch DJ and king of remixes, R3HAB is unstoppable. He refuses to stay inactive even for a week! A few days ago, he released his new single 'Don't Give Up On Me Now' and now his independent label CYB3RPVNK announced a mysterious new artist on board of their team, under the name Cityzen. Although his identity is unknown

Amsterdam Dance Event has certainly swelled over the past two decades as dance music’s reign continues to allure wide-eyed patrons from all corners of the globe. Just in the middle of the heat and downtown, nestled on Amsterdam's culturally rich Rembrandtplein at Club Air, Defected Records constructed their magnificent Defected In The House showcase. Carefully crafted production, ethereal vibes and an unparalleled

We live in a time where record labels, minor and major ones, are getting flooded by demos from upcoming producers or artists, who just want to put out their music and be discovered. With the overwhelming activity of music streaming platforms, independent record labels, a large number of unreleased music and an intense competition among emerging DJ's and producers, more and more

Canadian electric duo Zeds Dead have been on the scene releasing hits unlike anything, even remotely close to average, for almost a decade. Aside from a cluster of original releases and remixes, their 2016 studio album Northern Lights launched the twosome into a nationwide, sold out tour. Since then, they've been hard at work with Deadbeats; a genre defying label catering

After teasing us last week with news of their upcoming independent record label, it looks as though Russian DJs/Producers Matisse & Sadko are ready to finally unveil the debut release on their imprint Monomark Music. The unreleased tune has been floating around the duo's sets for a number of months now but finally it's ready to see the light of day and it's

Last summer, Martin Garrix officially broke all bounds with Spinnin Records and MusicAllstars Management due to ownership contentions over his musical catalogue. While the young producer found himself in a lawsuit on the one side, and devotion of thousands of fans and industry’s individuals on the other side, Garrix and his team have seemingly managed to come out of this crisis

One of the hottest names in the techno scene - Joseph Capriati, has announced the launch of a new label. The project titled "Redimension" will aim at releases of "close friends and emerging talents", providing a promising platform for new & established talents to share their music with the world. The launch is set up for June 20th and the debut

The duo of Flosstradamus have become two of the industry's fastest rising stars. With hit singles like "Mosh Pit" and "Soundclash" under their belt, these producers have constantly ascended toward the higher ranks of the electronic music scene. As a result, Flosstradamus decided it was time to create their own label, which they named Hi Def Youth. The label is an extension of

Superstar Tiësto has always been a trailblazer in the electronic music industry. As a DJ and producer who always chooses to set trends rather than follow them, his fans have learned to expect the unexpected from the music legend. Tiësto is surprising his fans once again with an entirely different direction to his high energy electro house anthems and DJ sets. Fans of