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Episode 158

Season 4 Finale: Reflecting on a Crazy Year
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Welcome to Season 4 finale, episode 158, of Beyond the Beats: a podcast about dance music news and culture.

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Samir: Loud Luxury, anders - Love No More


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


Use Caution - Tear It Down

MSFT - Alley

Ghost Dance - Unleash

Eloquin - Carino



Top Sets of 2022

  • Samir: Hardwell Ultra 2022, David Guetta & Morten EDC 2022, Deborah Deluca EDC 2022, Gorgon City afterparty CRSSD Spring 2022

  • Alec: Boris Brejcha, Cassian PTL Florida, Gorgon City afterparty, Matroda b2b Bleu Clair EDCLV

Rotating Topic of the week: Blind Question for Samir

  • Question from Alec to Samir: In 2022, whom do you think fell off a little bit and who do you think gained?

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: Monki // Soundcloud // Instagram // Twitter // The Shed (track)

Alec: Joseph Ray // Soundcloud // Instagram [no twitter] // room 1.5 (track)


Shoutout to our main man Tyler Lawrence for creating our intro 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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