Life after EDM: Beatport's Robb McDaniels on dance music's evolution

Andre Paine

Robb McDaniels has told Music Week the platform is well placed to maintain its loyal following despite the “downward” trend of EDM.

“For a lot of consumers, EDM was their introduction to dance music, and they’re now sick of the same sort of repetitive sound,” said McDaniels.

“But they’re exploring all the different genres of dance music and realising how diverse it is. We’re seeing that reflected in some of our sales, because people are educating themselves on all these ...

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