Episode 139 

Inflation Hits EDM, New DJ Snake, Samir's Ideal Festival, and Did We Just Get the Song of the Summer?
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Welcome to Episode 139 of Beyond the Beats: a podcast about dance music news and culture. 

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Samir: Cristoph - Sleepless Nights


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

DJ Snake - Disco Maghreb

Ganja White Night, LSDREAM - Badman

Shades, Alix Perez, Eprom - Dark Wing

Tchami, MARTEN HØRGER - The Calling

  • Marten's Artist Spotlight



Inflation is hitting UK nightlife

Rotating Topic of the week: Alec's Question For Samir

  • Question: Tell me what your ideal festival would be. 

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: Joe Burger // Instagram // Facebook // Twitter // Bad Decisions (track)

Alec: JAWNS // Instagram // Twitter // Pyscho


Shoutout to our main man Tyler Lawrence for creating our 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.