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Episode 100

Special Guest Blake Coppelson, Founder of Proximity

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Welcome to the 100th episode of Beyond the Beats! For this episode, we are joined by a very special guest, Blake Coppelson, the Founder and CEO of Proximity.​

Choose your favorite podcast streaming platform to listen to the episode here.

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About Blake Coppelson


Recognized for creating one of the largest outlets for sharing electronic dance music (EDM) in the world, Blake Coppelson is Founder/CEO behind the popular digital platform, Proximity. Bringing the platform to fruition at the age of 17, Coppelson has amassed a renowned reputation with the brand - having one of the strongest followings in the music industry with over 8.8 million subscribers and 4 billion views on YouTube. Proximity has played important roles in major label marketing plans such as DJ Snake & Justin Bieber's "Let Me Love You" with almost 1B views contributed, as well as playing a key role in the success of Galantis' "Runaway (U & I). Blake continued to evolve the brand by creating his own record label in 2017 supporting roughly 200 musicians and signing over 400 records. 

Connect with Blake:

Connect with Proximity:

Submit your music to Proximity.


The role of livestreams during the pandemic and the future of livestreams post-COVID.​

Music events in the Metaverse.

DMCA free music and its importance to the scene.

Tips for artists submitting their music to record labels.


Samir: Matt Barri // Soundcloud // Instagram // Into the Stars

Alec: Carpö // Spotify // Twitter // Soundcloud // Amnicolist (track)

Blake: SYNFLEX // Soundcloud // Instagram // Terra (track)


Shoutout to our main man Tyler Lawrence for creating our 2021 intro song!

And a very special thank you to all of YOU - the EDM Champion community. We couldn't have made it to 100 episodes without you!


You inspire us to continue growing the global community and, most importantly, connect as many people as possible with the very essence of dance music.

If you would like to support us even more, feel free to drop a review on Apple Podcasts and share our show with a fellow raver. 

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