OneBeat and Microsoft partner up for what else, dance music.
OneBeat, a company that is up and coming that deals with electronic dance music and original EDM material, has teamed up with Microsoft to create an EDM-centric entertainment app for Xbox LIVE. The app will have original series as well as performances from the top EDM artists. “Like Rock ‘n’ Roll and Hip Hop before it, EDM is now the dominant soundtrack of the global youth audience,” said Mikhail LaPushner, CEO of OneBeat. “We’re excited to partner with Microsoft to create an exclusive, EDM entertainment app for Xbox LIVE that will provide fans with tons of great music and original content as well as offer brands a direct and powerful conduit to reach this dynamic, passionate and engaged demographic.”
The app was created to give electronic dance music fans access to the world and culture of EDM and is one of the first apps centered around this genre of entertainment. “Our mission has been to make the entertainment people love, more amazing on Xbox. Teaming with OneBeat allows us to further that mission by creating a one-stop electronic dance music destination for fans to celebrate and explore their passions on Xbox. With EDM-specific programming and live events, we expect the OneBeat entertainment app to be a hit with the Xbox LIVE audience and further propel Xbox as the leading entertainment destination in the living today,” said Ross Honey, general manager of Xbox LIVE Entertainment and Advertising.
“EDM culture is a content maker’s dream, with a global mix of the most interesting personalities and characters in pop culture today,” said Joseph Kanellitsas, chief creative officer of OneBeat. “OneBeat’s content will explore, share and profile the talent and amazing visionaries that make up this incredible music movement.”