Mat Zo Leaves Spotify, Shocking and Positive Club Stories, New Alesso, and more
Welcome to Episode 102 of Beyond the Beats: a podcast about dance music news and culture.
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Samir: OFFAIAH, Cat Connors - Somewhere Special
Jax Jones - Feels
Eli & Fur - Come Back Around
Will Sparks - Cumon
NEW MUSIC FROM ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING
Krooner - Live It UP
UNSECRET - Heroes Never Die (Skrybe Remix)
NEWS & CULTURE
EDM Champion question of the week: Will raving be the same once everything is back to ‘normal’? Question submitted by April from Seattle.
Mat Zo gives his thoughts on the current climate of streaming music
Additional reading on his journey to move away from Spotify
Episode with Rachel Narozniak, Managing Editor of Dancing Astronaut, where we talked about streaming trends.
Our recent raving experiences:
Samir: Offiah pool party in SD, Rinzen at Bang Bang in SD
Alec: Mat Zo in Miami
WHAT ARE WE LISTENING TO
Alesso - PROGRESSO VOL. 2
David Guetta, MORTEN (feat. John Martin) - Impossible
ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING
Samir: EVE // Soundcloud // Instagram // Facebook // Never Let You Go (feat. Sofia Reyes) [EVE Re-imagination] (track)
Shoutout to our main man Tyler Lawrence for creating our 2021 intro song! Alec no longer hates our theme song!
And a very special thank you to all of YOU - the EDM Champion community.
Your support week-in-week-out means the absolute world to us. It inspires us to continue growing the global community and, most importantly, connect as many people as possible with the very essence of dance music.
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