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The world of electronic music is shaped not only by artists and fans, but also by thousands of independent businesses, from clubs to booking agents, publishers and promoters. It is the network of these companies on which the vitality of our scene depends. Our content series Behind the Scenes, BTS Live and the Glossary offer a unique view into the music industry with stories from well-established professionals and discussions regarding career paths, the variety of roles available, DIY initiatives and other topics that are relevant to our community.

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