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**Updates to Genres on Beatport**

It would be nice to get all the top 40 pop tracks out of the progressive house genre.

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  • KickflipKickflip commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Definitely trap, would be great to have less of that cluttering up the breaks section! There's a lot of chillout cluttering up the breaks section as well, but there's already a chillout section...

  • CrickerCricker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why not bring in outside help, Pandora Radio has a team that is consistant, because they take the organize before they even add. There could be resources you share links to that are trusted experts, who can help the artist, so it's done before it arrives to Beatport, than our double check process would flow better. Plus, the main point here, is to remove pop music, even if it's a house beat, as it's a different feel, you should know this. :)

  • avadhutaavadhuta commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Full-On, Psy-Progressive, Goa Trance, Dark Psy, Progressive Trance, Ambient, Psy-Chill, Downtempo, Suomi, Tribal, separate Reggae and Dub, separate Pop and Rock.

  • BusinessHippyBusinessHippy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hip hop = trap on Beatport which in my opinion is closer to dupstep. I prefer using Juno has a much better hip hop genre. Lounge is hard to find, the chillout genre mixes in a lot of electronic and experimental stuff, Traxsource is my go to store for this genre.

  • mtRoommtRoom commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    So it's almost a year now since this feature was marked as 'planned'.
    Jeez. There'll be 20 new styles of house invented by the time you guys get this feature integrated.

  • DjJudasX8DjJudasX8 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    For real guys. Big Room House needs its own area, or just rename the Electro House tab to Big Room because really 100% of new Electro House tracks are just Big Room cheese.

    Trap needs its own too. Trap isn't Hip-hop or Dubstep.

  • trevstrevs commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please organise genres in their respective category. Ex. Cheesy electro/commercial house was littered throughout the deep house section

  • adamswafferadamswaffer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Create a separate 'Melbourne Bounce' Genre so we can get Minimal back.
    Create a EDM section to clean up Progressive House & Electro House.
    Separate Hardcore/Hard Techno.
    Create a Trap Genre section.

  • DJ DCDJ DC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Well you have an electro subgenre under the breaks tab now but you still apparently have no clue what electro is. Who do you have working over there? Either get it right or no one is going to use Beatport.

  • teknikalsinnerteknikalsinner commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    electro house should be split into bassline house or fidgit and edm which are both mixed up in this genre i cant handle going through all this rubbish edm pop to find some real underground music ! dont have this problem in the techno and minimal sections ! also real electro has nothing to do with either of these for some reason i see this in electronica ummmmmmm !

  • darthferndarthfern commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please separate progressive house from big-room, you already have 2 charts, "Must Hear EDM" and "Must Hear Progressive", would be fantastic to just have them as different genres!

  • darkmodedarkmode commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Beatport really need to stop listing Electro as Electro House as Electro House is not Electro & does not sound like Electro

  • mad_waxmad_wax commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Proper Electro didn't spawn electro house. Electroclash and micro house had drunk sex one night.

  • wernda2003wernda2003 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Having been a Beatport customer for many years this has been a frustration for quite sometime. The audience for authentic Electro is different to the audience for Electro House and Breaks. Admittedly there are some people who like of course. But this thread has made me realise this is key reason why my spend with Beatport has decreased over the years (check my account Beatport). Online shopping is more than ever about convenience, not sifting through stuff we don't have an interest in. More than that though, true underground music lovers like to feel they are spending money with a company that also appreciates the identity people give to music and the affinity they feel with it. This is a great idea and long over due.

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