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What music genres are featured on Beatport Classic?

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Music genres featured on Beatport Classic include trance, house, techno, dubstep and hip-hop. Beatport is a music-selling website that caters to DJs. It offers both individual track downloads and full mixes by prominent DJs, as of 2015.

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Beatport users may shop by music genre by selecting a genre from the dropdown menu on the top of the Beatport Classic front page. Available genres include breaks, chill out, deep house, drum and bass and electro house. Once the listener selects a genre, the website directs her to a page displaying new releases, DJ charts and staff picks in that genre. The page also displays the genre top 10.

Beatport Classic also offers a selection of DJ sounds. While these sounds are not tracks in and of themselves, these sounds may be used to supplement full DJ mixes, as accents, or to smooth transitions between songs. In general, a given set of DJ sounds is best suited to a certain genre of music.

A DJ may create her own profile on Beatport Classic. This allows her to post customized DJ charts and mixes to which others may listen. Beatport users may download mixes posted by other DJs, for personal use and listening.

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