Episode 129 

Kaskade x deadmau5 Project, TikTok Music Distribution Service, New John Summit, and more
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Welcome to Episode 129 of Beyond the Beats: a podcast about dance music news and culture. 

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Alec: Sam Fender - Will We Talk? (MK Remix)

  • IMO, it's one of his most underrated remixes. 


NB: New to this year, we will be rating each of the songs in the new music section!

Kx5 (Kaskade x deadmau5) (feat. Hayda) - Escape

John Summit - La Danza

  • A quick shout-out to the other new Latin Tech House track by Endor - El Cuervo

Adam Beyer - Dirty Lagoon

Culture Shock- Sequel (Album)



TikTok introduces SoundOn, a new tool for artists to distribute their music.

Rotating Topic of the week


Samir's Anti-Plur: People who bring their animals to raves

Note: The rotating topic segment is new to this season of the show! Every week there will be a different topic. Topics rotate between a history lesson, live event or culture stories, a blind question for Alec or Samir, or Anti-Plur.


Samir: REMNANT.exe // Soundcloud // Instagram // Facebook // Twitter // Ultra (track)

Alec: Heimanu // Soundcloud // Instagram // LinkTree // Twitter // Atrea (track)

  • Genre: Wave


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.