Label Worx

Top

 

NEWS NEWS

NEWS

New DSP - IMO Records
Posted By : Chris Chambers
|
Posted Date : May 4th, 2012
We are pleased to confirm the addition of a new DSP to our download network. IMO Records have recently launched their brand new music download portal and Label Worx is pleased to announce that we are one of their first officially connected distribution partners.

IMO Records have been supplying dance music vinyl and CD's since 1998 and with their new platform at www.imorecords.com they have now moved firmly into the download era.

They will be stocking releases across all popular genres and this is complemented by a great range of the latest merchandise and clothing.

Alongside the new website the IMO team provide regularly updated news from the UK Dance Music scene on their blog at www.imorecords.co.uk and have a popular Facebook presence at www.facebook.com/imorecords
www.imorecords.com

 

Next Article : Spotify finally rolls out dedicated iPad app

Do you have questions?

Our team of specialists are on hand to answer all of your questions so please don't hesitate to get in contact.

GET IN TOUCH

Join Label Worx today

Signing up is quick and easy using our online form. Complete this and one of our Account Managers will be in touch.

SIGN UP TODAY

More News

Rotor Videos - Discount for Label Worx customers

Our News   /   July 27th, 2016

Rotor Videos - Discount for Label Worx customers

Rotor Videos supply quick, easy, custom music videos for labels and artists across the world. With a simple pricing scheme and set of tools which allows you to create some really effective videos, at an affordable price. Rotor Videos have supplied us with a discount of $10 per video. This is a 40% discount on their 720p videos so a nice saving each time you use the code. Using Rotor Videos is a quick, easy and effective way to maximise your reach when marketing online. Uploading your video directly to Facebook and YouTube can help you grow your audience more effectively, and help translate this in to more streams and sales.

Simma joins the Label Worx family.

Label News   /   July 30th, 2016

Simma joins the Label Worx family.

Headed up by UK bass and house music extraordinaire Low Steppa, Simma Black has become a front runner in the UK's underground house music scene, and is rapidly growing into one of the world's go to labels for quality, solid house & tech house flavours. Over the years Simma has seen releases from Martin Ikin, Full Intention, Franky Rizardo, Robosonic, Made By Pete and has over 100 quality releases to date, with a 6 month schedule of absolute bangers on the way. Next up on Simma is a release from Maur feat. Nocturnal, with their 'Volume EP'.

Dirtybird Campout 2016 Phase 1 Lineup Includes Reggie Watts, Machine Drum & More

Label News   /   July 29th, 2016

Dirtybird Campout 2016 Phase 1 Lineup Includes Reggie Watts, Machine Drum & More

Kudos to Dirtybird for coming up with a creative marketing strategy for a music festival. Most camping festivals are kind of like campouts, right? But do they actually include s'more roasting, canoe trips and tug-of-war with your favorite DJs? No, probably not. Then again, most dance music fans aren't quite so fanatical as those of the San Francisco based label. Well, there's all those #ShipFam people, but they're kind of the same crowd. Dirtybird is rewarding its loyal customers with another chance to get up close and personal with their ghetto booty tech house favorites Oct. 7 through Oct. 9. The second annual Dirtybird Campout just released its Phase 1 lineup, and it's not just flock familia on the bill. Notable headliners include Machine Drum, a special live performance from Paranoid London, and the one-and-only mad, musical comedian Reggie Watts. Sounds like it's going to be hella weird out in Silverado, California.

Beatport 'dramatically improves profitability'... by dropping streaming.

Industry News   /   July 29th, 2016

Beatport 'dramatically improves profitability'... by dropping streaming.

SFX Entertainment has confirmed that it now has no plans to sell digital music service Beatport, having turned its finances around. After SFX fell into bankruptcy earlier this year, the sale of Beatport looked to be only a matter of time. As recently as April, we were being told that a Beatport sell-off process was making progress. However, in May, SFX postponed the Beatport sale, reporting that while it continued to consider offers, the dance music platform was officially no longer on the block. That decision now appears to be a permanent one. In a statement, an SFX spokesperson said: 'Our renewed focus on the Beatport Store, following our announcement of platform changes in May 2016, has been well-received and successful. The changes we implemented have laid a strong foundation for Beatport that have dramatically improved its profitability' 'As a result of these improving trends, SFX has determined that retaining ownership of Beatport is in the best interest of the Company and has withdrawn its motion to sell Beatport through the Chapter 11 process.'

SoundCloud: Next up, Albums

Industry News   /   July 28th, 2016

SoundCloud: Next up, Albums

Over the last few days, you'll have started to notice the roll out of Albums on SoundCloud, yet another way for an artist's content to be shared and organized, giving listeners another way to discover and engage with the massive catalog of music and audio available today on SoundCloud. What does this mean for albums delivered via supply chain? On profiles where playlists were created in lieu of albums, you will now start to see the Albums section populate. The rollout of albums will be an ongoing process and albums will now be discoverable via search. SoundCloud are constantly looking for new ways to help listeners find and experience all of their favorite music on the platform, albums being the newest way to discover.

Deezer launches direct to consumers in U.S. with the most personalized Music Discovery Platform.

Label News   /   July 26th, 2016

Deezer launches direct to consumers in U.S. with the most personalized Music Discovery Platform.

Deezer, one of the world's leading, on-demand digital music streaming services, today expands its international offering by launching to all consumers in the U.S. Available via the iOS App Store, Google Play, the Windows Store and Deezer.com, music fans can now directly access their favorite content and features, including Deezer's signature FLOW - a personal soundtrack that intuitively knows everything listeners want to hear, from familiar tracks to new music. Following the success of the brand's home audio and contract-free wireless subscription services in the U.S. market, Deezer will expand access to its Premium+ subscription and offer a free trial to new users for 30 days, after which a monthly charge will be applied. The Deezer app, which offers unlimited access to the world's largest music streaming library, as well as to news, podcasts and live radio, can be downloaded onto any device, including smartphones, tablets, computers, home sound systems, and smartwatches. Deezer will also continue to be available via Cricket Wireless and to Sonos and Bose subscribers. 'We are thrilled to make Deezer available to all music fans in the U.S., at a time when the company is growing stronger and developing new technologies that enable us to deliver a much more personalized experience,' said Deezer Global Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Hans-Holger Albrecht. 'We

Following lawsuit settlement, the first of deadmau5's old tracks appear on Spotify

Industry News   /   July 14th, 2016

Following lawsuit settlement, the first of deadmau5's old tracks appear on Spotify

Back in May, deadmau5 settled a lawsuit with his first label, Play Records. The lawsuit was settled amicably, allowing Play Records to retain rights to 'more than 100 original tracks, collaborations and remixes created by deadmau5 between 2006 and 2008.' A recent post by mau5trap on Facebook, concerning deadmau5's new 'for lack of a better playlist' playlist, prompted fans to check deadmau5's account on Spotify. What they saw was a new track, 'Desynchronized', that had come out on June 20. It didn't take much further research before fans learned that 'Desynchronized' had been on the internet since at least 2010. Looking up the track on Beatport revealed that the track has now been released on. you guessed it, Play Records. From what fans can gather, it seems that they could finally be getting re-releases of some of deadmau5's oldest (and possibly lost) tracks from his previous label. This includes some old collaborations with Melleefresh, as well as one of his most iconic tracks, 'Faxing Berlin'. It would behoove fans to keep a sharp eye on his Spotify account - deadmau5 neglected to mention the 'Desynchronized' upload on either Facebook or Twitter.

Downtempo don Steve Cobby's exclusive guest mix is a sunset ready classic in the making

Label News   /   July 14th, 2016

Downtempo don Steve Cobby's exclusive guest mix is a sunset ready classic in the making

For nearly 30 years now Kingston-upon-Hull based producer and DJ Steve Cobby's been releasing music that defies strict categorization. As happy to beaver away atsemi-ambient breakbeat as he is dubbed-out house, liquid jazz or sunrise-friendly rollers, he's, in essence, a one man industry, and an artist we should truly cherish and treasure. Cobby's backstory takes in running his own labels Pork, Twentythree, Steel Tiger, and Declasse, globetrotting with downtempo giants Fila Brazillia, and being committed to pushing himself in any and every direction possible. Having fallen in love with 2015's absolutely exceptional Everliving LP Thump went back and devoured as much of Cobby's work as they could find. Which is why they tracked him down and got him to put together a mix for them. The man's having a great year thus far, and his recent release on Aficiando, the Rich Arthurs featuring 'Bushfarmer' has been everywhere, so it's not surprising that he dropped it in his set for them. The result is a genuine stunner, and one of the best they've heard so far this year. Ranging from blissed out cosmic chuggers to squiggly acid inflections, dreamy African BBQ belters to sunset-ready reggae, Cobby's mix is the perfect accompaniment to endless days under the blazing Croatian sun. Or wet weekends in Solihull. Whatever works for you. Check it out over on http://bit.ly/29zlRbs and have a read of the interview with Hull's finest.

Fuse London plans Benimussa Park takeover in Ibiza

Label News   /   July 13th, 2016

Fuse London plans Benimussa Park takeover in Ibiza

Fuse will take over Ibiza's Benimussa Park on Wednesday, July 27th. The one-off event will run from 4:30 PM through midnight at the open-air venue, which is usually home to The Zoo Project, Regular guests Cristi Cons and Nima Gorji have been tapped alongside residents Enzo Siragusa, Rossko and Archie Hamilton, with Rossko and Hamilton playing back-to-back. The party sits separately to Fuse's HYTE residency at Amnesia, which launches on Wednesday, July 13th. Check out the latest release from Antony Difrancesco & Samuel Bellis on Fuse http://bit.ly/29D5Emt

Sidney Charles charts Klever & Delve Deeper

Label News   /   July 12th, 2016

Sidney Charles charts Klever & Delve Deeper

So far this year, we have seen the rise of Tech House & Techno with them both becoming the top overall selling genres on Beatport. With artists such as Sidney Charles carving a path through this scene he is one of the most respected taste maker DJs in the game. Recently Sidney created his 'House Is All I Need' chart on Beatport, including Mirco Violi's 'Dig This' on Klever coming in at number 2 and Groove Assassin 'Blow The Party Away' on Delve Deeper Records. It is great to see 2 labels distributed by Label Worx gaining this kind of support as they continue to rise in the scene. Check out Sidney's full chart over on Beatport > http://btprt.dj/29AjEw7

Riva Starr's Snatch! Records Joins Label Worx

Industry News   /   July 8th, 2016

Riva Starr's Snatch! Records Joins Label Worx

We are very excited to announce our latest acquisition to the Label Worx family. Headed up by tech & house music heavyweight Riva Starr, we are now working alongside his respected brand Snatch! Records. Riva Starr has been at the forefront of house music for longer than a decade, building a name as one of the most sort after producers and DJ's in the scene. His trademark Snatch! Records has seen countless Beatport number one's with artists such as DJ Sneak, Moonbootica, Solardo, Dennis Cruz, Roger Sanchez and Fatboy Slim to name a few. Today marks the latest release on Snatch! from Paul C & Paolo Martini 'Snatch OFF 034'. You can check out this along with the entire Snatch! Records catalogue over on Beatport http://btprt.dj/29jRs03. From everyone at Label Worx, Welcome aboard!

Sense Presents... Emanuel Satie in association with Label Worx and Chew.TV

Label News   /   July 6th, 2016

Sense Presents... Emanuel Satie in association with Label Worx and Chew.TV

Since 2012 Sense has been bringing some of the best underground DJs in the game together for some seriously good parties. More recently they have launched 'Sense Traxx'. A label pushing the boundaries of house and tech house, delivering some seriously strong releases which have gained support from the likes of Claptone, Sam Devine and Annie Mac with Beatport and Traxsource top 100 releases. On 23rd of July we will be heading down to Southend to host a very special Label Worx Live Stream in collaboration with Chew.TV and Sense. Headlining the event is underground heavyweight Emanuel Satie alongside Simon Shaw, Tom Jay, Finch Hare, Mindek and more. The phase 2 line up is soon to be announced. To find out more and keep upto date head over to the Sense Traxx Facebook page. .

Introducing Artist Stations on SoundCloud

Industry News   /   July 5th, 2016

Introducing Artist Stations on SoundCloud

SoundCloud are excited to introduce the next step in the evolution of Stations - listeners can now start Stations from profile pages of all artists on SoundCloud in our app. Just tap 'Start Station' on any artist profile for a lean back, seamless listening experience full of tracks similar to the artist from which the station started. Just like Stations started from tracks, Stations launched from an artist profile will be saved to the listener's Collection so they can easily revisit them later. The tracks in a Station's stream are regularly refreshed and can also be skipped as often as you'd like. How does it work? The algorithm behind Stations serves content in a different way than the Suggested Tracks feature SoundCloud recently launched. Stations serves a long queue of songs that are a mixture of similar, new, and popular tracks related to the track or artist you started the Station from. If a user has a SoundCloud Go subscription, tracks from the entire catalog will show up in Stations and Suggested Tracks. For SoundCloud users of the ad-supported service, they'll still be able to listen to millions of tracks with both features. Tapping into Stations: Like the Suggested Tracks feature, They have also added Suggested Stations in the app Search tab. Experiences may be slightly different depending on how long the user has been listening on SoundCloud. Existing listeners: Suggested Stations include personalized recommendations based on the artists listeners have liked and listened to the most. New listeners: For first time listeners who have never played a track before, the algorithm needs some info to get started. Because there is no following, liking, or listening history, Suggested Stations will be based on the top artists on SoundCloud's charts.

Criminal Hype featured on Toolroom Radio's Hot Mix

Label News   /   June 29th, 2016

Criminal Hype featured on Toolroom Radio's Hot Mix

Criminal Hype have worked with Label Worx since 2014 and have grown from strength to strength. They are a great example of a label that started as a bedroom idea and has turned into one of the UK underground's finest house music labels, gaining support from every corner of the globe. More recently Criminal Hype have seen releases from Tech House heavy weights Apollo 84, Jey Kurmis, Jacky and Glen Coombs to name a few. Mark Knights' team at Toolroom contacted Criminal Hype and recently asked them to host a take over on Mark's Toolroom Radio show. This is very well deserved and the selection of tracks are some of the best productions the label has yet seen. You can catch the show over at http://www.toolroomrecords.com/radio/toolroom-radio-episode-326

OFF Recordings join the Label Worx family

Label News   /   June 20th, 2016

OFF Recordings join the Label Worx family

Over the last 12 months, Label Worx has built even more concrete foundations within the industry and cemented it's self as the 'World's largest distributor of dance music'. This leads us on to one of our latest acquisitions, OFF Recordings. Headed up by front man Andre Crom, OFF is a staple brand in the underground house, tech house and techno scene. Featuring a catalogue of over 170 releases, from artists such as Jay Lumen, Ourole Disco Machine, Robosonic, Marlon Hoffstadt, Vanilla Ace and a whole lot more. OFF Continues to be one of the finest and largest names in the scene with a heavyweight schedule ahead for 2016. The latest release on OFF Recordings is 'Andre Crom - Sequence EP' and is available now on Beatport.

South West Four have set up a petition to try and get Carl Cox an MBE

Industry News   /   June 19th, 2016

South West Four have set up a petition to try and get Carl Cox an MBE

Carl Cox is a national treasure. A global icon. A living legend for fans of electronic music from across the world. Today we reach out to all music lovers and ask them to sign this petition to get Carl nominated as an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours list. 2016 represents the eighth year Carl has played South West Four. Carl has never failed to inspire his fellow DJs, our staff and most importantly the thousands of people in front of him each and every time he has played our event. His energy knows no bounds and his passion for dance music is unparalleled. The honours system recognises people who have either made achievements in public life or committed themselves to serving and helping Britain. We feel we can speak for fellow promoters all across the world that have had the honour of welcoming Carl to their nightclubs and festivals and have seen him deliver time and time again on both these fronts. We therefore call on all those who believe Carl should be rewarded for four decades of devoting himself to his art form and dedicating his life to spreading the sounds of UK house and techno to the four corners of the planet, by being nominated for an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours list. This petition will close on Sunday 10th July, at which point we will nominate Carl for an MBE via the honours system. Please use this page to share your stories and memories of Carl Cox over the years and thanks for your support. South West Four x Sign the petition here http://chn.ge/28J37u6

Why BREXIT will be a devastating blow to the global club scene.

Industry News   /   June 13th, 2016

Why BREXIT will be a devastating blow to the global club scene.

Picture this - It's the day you've been waiting months for. And you know tonight is gonna be special, not only because you're finally seeing one of your favorite Romanian selectors live, but because she so rarely travels out of Europe. As you hop off the tube and the cold London air hits your face, you pull your phone out, and you get a notification from the club she's scheduled to play at. 'We sincerely regret to inform everyone that tonight's headliner is still being held by UK border security due to visa issues and will not be able to make tonight's show. We'll do our best to reschedule, and offer refunds to anyone who asks.' The relationship between Europe and the UK is an incredibly unique one - the ease with which people from both sides of the channel can travel and work is like nowhere else in the world, something many young people - DJs included - tend to take for granted. And that tenuous but extremely important relationship now hangs in the balance with the upcoming vote on whether or not Britain should exit the European Union, also known as 'Brexit' How will the country's booming festival market be hit by the changes? This issue is central to European club and festival culture. Its economy and continued growth hinge on the fluidity of business and travel for both fans and the industry in Europe and the UK. And as clubbers and fans, it will affect the development of the scene, and have a huge impact on the future of dance music culture. Here, we aim to outline exactly how it will impact your life (and the summer ahead) if on Thursday June 23, the UK does in fact vote on whether to leave the EU or not. This issue is central to European club and festival culture. Its economy and continued growth hinge on the fluidity of business and travel for both fans and the industry in Europe and the UK. And as clubbers and fans, it will affect the development of the scene, and have a huge impact on the future of dance music culture. Here, we aim to outline exactly how it will impact your life (and the summer ahead) if on Thursday June 23, the UK does in fact vote on whether to leave the EU or not. At its most direct, the visa issues that will suddenly be presented to DJs, tour managers and traveling staff will become extremely burdensome to an industry not accustomed to encountering this many roadblocks. Every weekend Europe and the UK exchanges hundreds, maybe thousands of DJs and fans, all of whom are allowed to come and go, work and spend as they please. And while this exchange of talent and commerce would continue, it would be severely hampered by increased bureaucratic hurdles. Ibiza and Croatia, popular dance tourist destinations, will likely be hit hard by Brexit. Read More... http://bit.ly/1PGZDXX'

Introducing the Apple Music Toolbox

Industry News   /   June 9th, 2016

Introducing the Apple Music Toolbox

The new Apple Music Toolbox allows you to create text links, widgets and badges to help drive users to your content. Build embeddable song, album, playlist and Connect players, and create Follow icons that point to artist pages. All links are geo-enabled, so you can publish them knowing that they will work globally. Widgets automatically detect a viewer's language settings to dynamically display available translations. wherever they're embedded. Check out the Apple Music Toolbox http://tools.applemusic.com

 

afemaudiolockdj-voiceprimeradarsoundcloudstemsyour-edmyoutube