Beatsource | VIP Crates Let You Party Like A Pro

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Walshy Fire photographed by Rahim Fortune

Walshy Fire photographed by Rahim Fortune

Everybody likes to think they’re a DJ, especially when you’re throwing a party for a hundred of your closest friends in your backyard (or these days on Twitch). Beatsource is making it possible for any aspiring bedroom DJ to rock the decks like Lil Jon with their new VIP Crates program, an exclusive series of playlists created by the world’s most influential DJs—available now via the company’s Beatsource Link subscription service. The first of the VIP Crates series features custom curated sets from Lil Jon, Justin Bieber’s tour DJ Tay James, Craig David, Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire, and many others.

DJ A-TRAK is one musical luminary behind the new series. He states, “DJing is more than keeping up with the newest releases and knowing the classics. Every DJ has their own personal go-to’s, tracks that never leave the crates even though they never charted. Being able to tap into that with a subscription is huge.” 

Beatsource’s head of curation Kidd Spin states, “Clubs and live shows are far and few between these days, so there’s virtually no way to know what your favorite DJs are currently into or being influenced by. VIP Crates gives insight into what top tastemaker DJs are feeling right now.”

Lil Jon courtesy of Beatsource

Lil Jon courtesy of Beatsource

The complete list of DJs participating in this initial round of VIP Crates hail from hotspots from Los Angeles, London, Las Vegas, Miami, and beyond. They include:

  • Lil Jon, GRAMMY award-winning multi-Platinum artist

  • Tay James, Justin Bieber’s A&R & official tour DJ

  • DJ Amen, music director at LA’s REAL 92.3 & DJ for San Francisco 49ers

  • ZHU, GRAMMY-nominated artist

  • Walshy Fire, member of Major Lazer

  • DJ EFN, co-host of Drinks Champs podcast

  • Craig David, GRAMMY-nominated multi-platinum artist

  • Charlie Sloth, host of Apple Music 1’s Charlie Sloth Rap Show

  • Joel Corry, multi-Platinum artist

  • Nathan Dawe, Platinum artist

  • James Hype, Platinum artist

  • DJ Javin, mixer at SiriusXM’s Pitbull’s Globalization & Phoenix’s Power 98.3

Beatsource Link was launched in Spring of last year, allowing DJs to stream tracks from the company’s vast library of music. The system is integrated with leading DJ software such as Serato DJ, Pioneer DJ, and many others.