Beatport Will Remove Tracks That Have Never Sold, page 1

papawise Uploader on August 16th, 2019 / post 73885

Everyone in the electronic music industry knows there’s dramatically more music being released than there is music that people want to listen to or DJ with. But what happens when one of the biggest online stores for digital music starts pruning their collection?

Starting late this year, Beatport is starting a “yearly storage clean-up procedure” to trim their back catalog only of tracks that have never sold. It will start at the end of the previous calendar year – so for instance, this year’s cleanup will remove tracks with sales released prior to January 1, 2019.

Friend-of-DJTT Jason Wohlstadter (you might recognize his name, he’s being behind Proton Radio and shared a letter from Beatport earlier today:
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