SXSW Music Names 3rd Round Of Showcase Artists

SXSW has announced a third round of artists invited to perform at the 29th edition of the SXSW Music Festival March 17 – 22 in Austin. This brings the total. Continue reading

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SFX Stock Plunges 15% Despite 194% Growth

One of the world's largest producers of EDM events and online content, SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ: SFXE) reported quarterly financial results today and Wall Street reacted badly. Revenue, thanks mostly to major festival. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Apple Unveils iTunes 12: Major Redesign, New Features Deezer Acquires Stitcher Adding 35K Talk Shows and Podcasts To Music Platform  SFX Owned Beatport Aquirehires Listn, Will Shut It Down MORE:

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Warped Tour’s Kevin Lyman To Teach FREE Online Class plus Win A 1-on-1 Mentoring Session

Kevin Lyman is the founder and producer of the hugely successful Warped Tour; and he's sharing his knowledge later this month via a free Creative Line online class "The New Music. Continue reading

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SFX and Clear Channel Announce Partnership

Golbal EDM powerhouse SFX Entertainment has announced an extensive marketing and content deal with radio and media giant Clear Channel. The partnership includes three initiatives: a national DJ/Producer contest in partnership. Continue reading

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JustGo Announces $1.7 Million In Funding, Former Beatport CEO Jonas Tempel As Board Chair

JustGo is a social media management tool that's grown quite rapidly by focusing on EDM artists. Launched in April, JustGo now boasts over 50,000 users, including numerous big names, and. Continue reading

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“Maximizing Beatport” With A “Bloodbath” Of Layoffs: SFX Entertainment [SFXE]

Sketchy reports late last week that SFX Entertainment acquisition Beatport was laying off employees were confirmed yesterday. The firings of approximately 26 employees included numerous engineers, what we ordinary mortals. Continue reading

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SFX Acquires Majority Stake In Paylogic Ticketing For $16.5 Million

Robert Sillerman's SFX Entertainment continues its acquisition treak taking a majority stake in European ticketing services firm Paylogic in a deal estimated to be worth approximately $16.5 million.  

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The Indie Musician’s Guide To Digital Distribution

(UPDATED) By Budi Voogt, founder of Heroic Recordings, artist manager and author of The SoundCloud Bible. This article will help you overcome the difficult subject that is digital music distribution.. Continue reading

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Why It’s Not A Bad Thing That SFX Entertainment Didn’t Blow Through The Roof

Last week the IPO of SFX Entertainment (SFXE) debuted on the Nasdaq marking the first public company built on EDM, a milestone many in hip hop craved but none achieved. Continue reading

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