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Hardbeats Download Is Now Shut For Business

Back when i was a dj on this OTHER internet radio station (Where i met Montero)
i used to buy stuff from this website named in the article below all the time.
Everyone wondered where i was getting these killer sounds and complete underground releases.

They helped alot with raves i was doing back then, and with the mixes i uploaded to the station.
It was a REALLY good time for that music.... but alas..... all things must come to an end.
So here is there story

By the way, i give a big thank you to the people over at hardbeatsdownload and nuenergy.




Hardbeats Download Is Now Shut For Business


After starting life as the store in 1998, we are saddened to announce the closure of our more recently developed digital store The closure is directly linked to a number of significant development problems that remain unresolved. This decision has been taken with great regret and arises from circumstances which unfortunately are entirely beyond our control. We hope that all of our loyal customers will understand this decision and accept our thanks and gratitude for all of their kind and faithful support.

Positive Focus:

For the remainder of this month we would like to celebrate the great things the store and its partner labels have achieved alongside each other. The store has had a big hand in representing the Nu Energy Collective as a record label and has become the home of Freeform music to people across the globe. The Freeform movement has taken a new and exciting turn this turn this year with the Hard Beats Collective launching new labels like Stamina, Watchtower, A-Tech and many more to the fold. This movement has been so successful that the very first 'I Love Hard Beats' event in London was so busy it looked like a well-respected long running night! The artists and labels of the Hard Beats Collective are all working extremely hard to represent the underground sounds of rave and they will continue to do so by selling their music through all the other renowned download stores such as Track It Down, Juno, Beatport, i-Tunes and many more. So let’s remember the past with a smile and embrace the future with a positive outlook. You can join the Hardbeats Collective on Facebook here:

Getting Music:

You will all be pleased to know that the majority of our in house download products should be available through other stores. Don't forget that we still have nearly 1000 titles of back catalogue vinyl for sale at knockdown prices, including some very rare pieces. Please check us out at Finally the Nu Energy Collective label site will continue to be live so if you have not visited there and downloaded any of the hundreds of free and exclusive mixes be sure to take a visit at

If you are a supplier to Hardbeats Download we will account to you in full any outstanding royalties in the week following the 30th April. If you do not receive a contact email in this timeframe and believe you are owed royalties then please do not hesitate to get in touch, using either This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on +44 (0) 7941 162 103.


So our final word to you is a huge thank you message to all of our customers and suppliers who have enabled us to keep supplying music for 16 years. It has been a huge rollercoaster ride from our end to which we are grateful for the experience of. Please help us to get our farewell message out there and share this news piece with people you know will appreciate the link.

Thank you - Kevin and Alex.

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