One of the top names in the world of electronic dance music downloading, Beatport, has reached a monumental milestone last week, by recording its One Millionth download.
Rodrigo Lozano from Tacna, Peru, logged on and downloaded Angel Moraes Welcome to the Factory on Hot N Spycy Records, and received more than he bargained for by becoming the lucky millionth download and a tasty prize pack to boot.
Digital exploitation in the world of DJing and the capabilities that are now available to use MP3’s as ones main source of music weather it be for pleasure or for Djing to pay the bills is quickly seeing sites like Beatport shift huge numbers of downloads. Speaking about the triumph Beatport C.E.O Jonas Temple is understandably proud of what he believes is the bench mark within this exciting space:
”Its amazing the support we have received from the electronic music industry and professional DJs. Its exciting that Beatport is becoming the industry standard for electronic music downloads from professional DJs to the avid consumer, Beatport is the first look for the best dance music.”Beatport expects to reach its second millionth download in the second quarter of 2006 and this accelerated growth rate is a fair reflection of current trends within the market. Digital Downloading has a bright future, and is certainly here to stay.