The IMS Business Report 2021 features full and detailed data on the last year in the electronic music industry, highlighting key trends and providing analysis into the impact of the global pandemic, including how it has affected the total value of the industry.
This year’s report was written by data analyst and insights expert David Boyle, who presented an abridged version followed by in a live discussion featuring Bart Cools (Warner Music Group, EVP Global A&R and Marketing for Dance Music), Mark Lawrence (Sentric Music, Director of Electronic Music) and Susan Gloy-Kruse (Beatport, Director, Industry Relations), moderated by Katie Bain (Billboard Dance, Editor).
The IMS Business Report has long been an essential took for the electronic music business. The 2021 edition presents a new format report and aims to be the definitive account of electronic music in 2020 and the trends shaping 2021 so far.
L-Acoustics Creations is highlighted as an example of innovation in “the fallow year” for clubs and festivals. The report calls out sound systems for residential use, the development of Contour XO, and points to developments in L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound. Read more here.
The full report is available for download on the IMS website.