Beyond the Beats: EDM News and Culture

Beyond the Beats: EDM News and Culture

Latest Episodes

⌛ Season 4 Finale: Reflecting on a Crazy Year | Ep 158
December 22, 2022

Welcome to our Season 4 finale! We reflect on our favorite sets and artists of the year, our personal journies through this crazy year, and of course plenty of new music. This time, we're dedicating t

December 15, 2022

This week we delve into new music from Martin Garrix, BLR, Brohug, and Deathpact. We explore the crazy announcement that Steve Aoki is a part of the Dear Moon mission - a six-day excursion around the

December 08, 2022

Live Nation has launched a new destination event venture called Vibee. Are they taking the place of the flopped Pollen? We also have new music for you from the likes of Skrillex x 100 gecs, Vintage Cu

November 17, 2022

This week we discuss the EDC Mexico lineup drop (it may push us to go), set our opinions loose on a question from the EDM champion question community about what makes a great DJ set, and delve into ne

♻️ Are Popular DJs Recycling Old Tracks? Kaskade Goes Techno, Rappers x DnB, and more | Ep. 154
November 10, 2022

This week we discuss the news that Tiesto is including tracks from over 2 years ago on his upcoming album, Drive. Is this recycling old music for purely business reasons or an artistic decision? We di

November 03, 2022

Fred Again finally drops his highly anticipated album - we review (while dancing). Deathpact releases a new EP ahead of playing 4 shows in 4 different states on the same day. Insomniac partners with E

October 27, 2022

EDM Champions, we're back! Welcome to Episode 152. This week we discuss what we've been up to on our little break (engagement + hurricane...), cover the winners of a music tech startup competition, an

September 22, 2022

This week we discuss the impact of inflation on touring artists and why we may start to see less artists touring as a result. Plus, Alec describes his latest escapade to a new club in Tampa, PTL. We a

September 15, 2022

To celebrate our 150th episode, we are joined by the Founder of Stagehoppers: Arad Javaheri. Stagehoppers is one of the best social media accounts and EDM outlets for uncovering the best moments in da

September 08, 2022

The latest EDM tune to go viral on TikTok is Hudson Mohawke's Cbat - which people apparently make love to? We investigate. Plus, Alec asks Samir to create a reality show comprised of dance music produ