Beatport Electronic Music Download Store Launches Free Media Player

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Create your own soundtrack — from Beatport’s extensive catalog -- to post online.

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Beatport, the recognized leader in premium electronic music downloads, announces the launch of the free Beatport Player -- the world’s easiest online viral media player usable anywhere. The Player offers free streaming access to Beatport’s massive catalog of trendsetting dance hits -- updated daily. The Beatport Player Generator (http://www.beatportplayer.com) allows you to build your custom player to include tracks from Beatport’s catalog of today’s most influential artists, DJs, and labels including Moby, BT, Tiesto, Richie Hawtin aka Plastikman, Warp Records and Ultra Records. From there, simply post your new player to your MySpace page, blog or personal website for everyone to enjoy.

"We are excited to offer this free online player to the music community,” said Beatport’s CEO Jonas Tempel. “The Beatport Player allows fans to be their own DJ and create a soundtrack for their personal online environments. With this player, users can now freely interact with Beatport.com and our massive catalog of high profile electronic music from today's most relevant artists and labels."

Even DJs, artists and producers like Bad Boy Bill have discovered the benefits of Beatport’s Player, the Chicago native was voted "America's Favorite House DJ” in 2003 and 2006 by the readers of BPM Magazine. Bill, who got his start DJing as a teenager, had started his own record label before graduating high school. He became a household name on Chicago radio, and today, Bill spends most of his time producing tunes in the studio or out on the road, playing up to 150 gigs a year, both domestically and abroad. He’s a big fan of Beatport for many reasons. “This is a great tool for showcasing my music,” he explains. “It easily allows me to offer my entire catalog to fans. If you're a fan of myself or any other dance music DJ, this player allows you to express yourself with a custom soundtrack easily added to any Website or MySpace page.”

Bad Boy Bill’s Beatport Player features tracks he’s produced, as well as tracks released by his label, Ménage Music. Check it out at: http://www.myspace.com/Djbadboybill

For an image go to:

http://marketing.beatport.com/images/beatport_player_html/beatport_player.jpg

For a Beatport Player tutorial, go to:

http://www.beatport.com/beatportplayer

Or Beatport on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/beatport

About Beatport:

Beatport is the online leader for electronic music downloads providing music to DJs and fans for personal use as well as playback on the world's leading sound systems. Launched in 2004, Beatport now gives customers legal and secure access to a library of 175,000 tracks from over 4,800 of the world's leading independent labels, and is growing by as many as 100 new labels a month. Beatport is privately held and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA.

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