Beatport adds melodic house and techno as genres

Dance music’s flagship store, Beatport, have added ‘Melodic House & Techno’ as a new genre. Added to refine the categories of techno, house, deep house and tech house, the new category will host the sounds of Diynamic, Innervisions, Afterlife and more, with the current top 100 including Butch, Yotto, Kolsch, Tale Of Us and Booka Shade.

Beatport’s label and artist relations director, Jack Bridges said: “With a new home for melodic house & techno, we’re also excited to take Deep House back to a sound more closely aligned with its origin story. These improvements are all part of our ongoing mission to streamline the Beatport experience for every kind of DJ.”

Kolsch’s remix of Butch – Countach is currently #4 on the Melodic House & Techno Top 100, out now on Cocoon you can stream it below.