Tag: SFX

Bad News for SFX Keeps on Coming: Loss of $41 Million and Drop in Same Festival Attendance

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SFX has had a rough few weeks. Two days after CEO and Chairman Robert F.X. Sillerman announced plans to buy back a majority of the company's stock, causing a brief jump in said stock's value, antitrust litigation grou...

SFX Stock Jumps as CEO Proposes Buying Stock and Going Private

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SFX (SFXE) stock jumped 25% today on news that the electronic music media conglomerate may go private. Robert F.X. Sillerman, the company's Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors prop...

T-Mobile Will Let You Stream Unlimited Beatport Tunes

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T-Mobile's Music Freedom Plan just keeps getting better. The plan, which allows its subscribers to stream unlimited music without eating into their monthly data, has dozens of big name partners including Pandora, Spot...

Beatport Streaming Is Here–Check Out the First Review

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Back in December we told you about SFX's plans to revamp Beatport into more than simply a destination for DJs to purchase tracks. According to an SFX earnings call and Wall Street Journal report, the dance conglomerat...

Alec Empire’s 1995 “Capital Noise Manifest” and the Current State of EDM

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We live in an age in which music is a commodity. You--the consumer--are a commodity. EDM, especially, has been targeted by corporations and music conglomerates in recent years as a consistent growing source of income,...

Sex Acts for Festival Tickets? SFX Should Apologize for the Mysteryland “Rimjob” incident

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By now you've probably heard about the Chilean woman who won tickets to Mysteryland by performing a sexual act on a radio station DJ. No? Well here's what went down: Last week the Chilean affiliate of Los 40 Principal...

Beatport to Undergo Massive Overhaul in 2015

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SFX-owned electronic music destination Beatport.com is about to undergo a major overhaul, with plans to feature free streaming, event information, and social media features. About a month ago we analyzed SFX’s third q...

SFX Talks Layoffs, Expansion, and Sponsorships in Earnings Call

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SFX had their third quarter earnings call today in which they discussed—and expanded upon—their quarterly earnings report released this morning. The report is, overall, a rosy one that boasts increased revenue quarter...

Theo Parrish, Deadmau5, and European Expansion: This Week in DANCE

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Time for that weekly round-up where we catch you up on all the hot news you missed while you were slaving away at your corporate cubicle, suffering under fascist internet filters. Well here it is. Soak it up before y...

SFX Continues Latin American Expansion

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EDM-everything conglomerate SFX Entertainment has formed a "strategic alliance" with PRISA Radio, the world’s largest Spanish-language radio group. In a press release issued today, SFX explained their strategy: The...

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