Pollen.co is in Big Trouble, Alec's First Rave in the South, Eric Prydz Remixes a Big Hit, and more
Welcome to Episode 147 of Beyond the Beats: a podcast about dance music news and culture.
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Samir: Panjabi MC - Mundian tu Bach Ke (Parah Dice Flip)
Note: New to this year, we will be rating each of the songs in the new music section!
Odd Mob - Left to Right
Anyma, Chris Avantgarde - Consciousness (Eric Prydz Remix)
Excision, Wooli - Name Drop
Griz, TVBOO - Bass Music
NEWS & CULTURE
Adam Beyer cancels Drumcode festival due to issues with Pollen
Sky News article This comes only months after receiving $150MM in funding…
Rotating Topic of the week: Alec's Travel/rave stories
Alec's time road-tripping to Nashville and Atlanta
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.
ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING
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.