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Beatport launches 3.0!!

Beatport, the leading source for DJs and fans to legally download electronic music in premium  performance quality formats announces a major update to their incredibly popular Beatport.com online music store.

Denver, CO - Beatport, the leading source for DJs and fans to legally download electronic music in premium performance quality formats announces a major update to their incredibly popular Beatport.com online music store. The company launched the “Fully Loaded” version 3.0 on August 7, 2006. Upon arrival, users will find a highly optimized interface featuring tools designed to make it easier to quickly find, securely purchase, and safely download from Beatport's vast catalog of electronic music.

“Since our launch of Beatport 1.0 in January 2004, we have been in a constant state of refinement” says Jonas Tempel, Beatport CEO. “Our team is always looking for a better way to serve our growing and avid community of customers and label partners. Beatport 3.0 represents major innovations primarily aimed at making it easier for our customers to find the music they love, faster.”

The upgrades in Beatport 3.0 are varied and substantial. Major improvements have been made to the navigation and the search engine allowing faster and more detailed access to the content library. Key new features include a sectioncalled “My Beatport” which allows a user to subscribe to their favorite artist, label, or genre. Once subscribed, the system notifies the user when one of their subscriptions has new music. Other shopping improvements include new community driven features such as “Users Also Bought” and “Email to a Friend”. Several new payment options have been added to better serve the international market.

A premium design change for version 3.0 is the much-improved landing pages designed to better showcase the genres, artists and labels and their related content. Continued improvements have been made to the navigation adding several powerful filtering tools to improve shopping speed delivering measurable improvements to both our customers and label partners.

“Beatport is the perfect site to purchase good music fast and easy. Beatport is very important to Cocoon.” Sven Vath, Cocoon

Currently Beatport has over 2700 electronic music label partners representing the best producers and remixers in the world. Get Physical, Defected, Toolroom, Subliminal, Black Hole, Ultra, Yoshitoshi, Minus, Om and Cocoon are just a few of the premier labels that utilize Beatport as their outlet for digital retail. The Beatport catalog exceeds 100,000 tracks and more than 3000 songs and new releases are added to the site each week. Beatport has proven that the market was in need of an online retailer, and Beatport has become the leading sourcefor electronic music downloads.

About Beatport:

Beatport has become the recognized leader of electronic music downloads by DJs and fans alike delivering content in premium encoded formats that match the professional performance quality standards of the world's leading sound systems. Launched in 2004, Beatport now gives customers legal and secure access to a library of music from over 2,700 of the world's leading independent labels and grows by as many as 100 new labels a month. Privately held and headquartered
in Denver, Colorado, USA, Beatport has offices in New York, Berlin, London and will open an office in Tokyo in early 2007.

www.beatport.com
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