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© BeatportIn an effort to clean up the dance charts and eliminate the cheaters who try to drop their tunes into the Beatport Top 100 the download store has published a blog of who they have caught out so far and banned. It makes some interesting reading...

It’s all about the money these days with labels doing their best to promote their tunes and get them in every playlist, blog, twitter post and dance chart on the market. Beatport are without doubt the market leader for digital downloads having just about exclusive rights on every other track before they hit other portals. Their charts make for big bragging rights for producers and labels. The higher up the chart, the better exposure it is for the artists. Talent alone for some is not enough as they look to manipulate the chart by pushing the tracks up by cheating, something which Beatport has been aware of for some time.


Enough is enough and recently Beatport announced they would be taking the cheats out of the charts and banning them from the charts. There were calls for those they have found to be doing wrong to be named and today, through a very interesting blog setup they have. Just a quick flick down and you can spot two very well known trance labels in Magik Muzik, Euphonic and Coldharbour Recordings. There is even a track from Armin van Buuren on his Armada label listed in the banned log, albeit a rubbish remix from ‘Blasterjaxx’ which I doubt would even get in the top 100, never mind the number 1 spot in the charts.


I would love to hear what the labels have to say about this and what reasons they have for this blatant cheating? The full list makes very interesting reading and has got the support of many on the scene like Christopher Lawrence and JOOF. Safe to say, an i:Vibes accreditation can’t be bought and thanks to some good work from Beatport, neither can a place in their chart!


Legendary trance DJ & producer John 00 Fleming published his support for Beatport taking a stand against the cheats:


"Eventually one of the big companies has made a stand against people cheating. It frustrates the hell out of me seeing so many honest talented producers and DJ’s from across the world not get a look or chance in the music industry due to others playing unfair underhand tactics. All angles of this industry can be bought; Magazine poll votes, Facebook likes and comments, Youtube hits, Soundcloud plays and followers, Twitter followers, Beatport sales charts and more. In todays world artists are judged on numbers as opposed to talent. We need to start supporting talent again, though this sort of stand should have happened years ago from all angles, well done Beatport for making a stand."


:: Here are the list of the banned tracks so far.


 

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