Welcome to Flux BPM Online, Electronic Music Culture Magazine

                   


Editorial update: 26-5-2017

 


Welcome to  Flux BPM Online, Electronic Music Culture Magazine

"Flux BPM Online aspires  to cover as many sides of the modern Electronic Music Culture as possible with informative reviews of the finest releases, entertaining interviews with Electronic Music artists and of course all the latest news that matter along with  features worth being informed and to spend some of your very precious time to read them. Flux BPM Online intends to provide to the artists and record labels a convenient platform to showcase their artistic output. Flux BPM Online intends to support the growth of the Electronic Music Culture and its industry in global scale. Flux BPM Online aims to present in equal terms  major and independent record labels and their output. Flux BPM Online doesn't pretend to be underground or mainstream friendly. Flux BPM Online represents what the music taste of the editors is all about and hopefully its readers share the same taste, value and open mind when it comes to discuss Electronic Music Culture indifferent if it comes from a major player or an independent artist who struggles to be heard.    Its highly recommended to bookmark this page and make it  your point of reference for all the latest trends and developments in  Electronic Music Culture"

Flux BPM Online, Electronic Music Culture Magazine is constantly changing and evolving. This magazine is still one man's show and you should appreciate all the valuable and highly precious time spend to update every section with useful information. Flux BPM Online would love to thank you for visiting Flux BPM Online and your warm hearted support so far. Huge thanks to Google.Inc and Blogger for offering this space to communicate with like minded individuals all over the world and be creative and supportive to electronic music industry and the infrastructure that supports it. Unfortunately the fact that this magazine is based on a platform as Blogger means that Flux BPM Online can be offline whenever Blogger decides to do so according to their rules. You can not imagine how frustrating is to work hard for it and suddenly one day to attempt to log in and Blogger not allow access, because according to them the magazine interfere and is against their regulations. Let's hope that Blogger will keep open this space for many years and you will be able to visit Flux BPM Online daily. It gives unpleasant thoughts the undeniable fact that this place doesn't belong to Flux BPM Online despite many hours and countless days and nights spent on updating it, keeping it tidy and easy for the visitors to surf around. On the other hand it must be highlighted the fact that Blogger and Google are maintaining  this web space so definitely there are many hidden heroes who work hard night and day to keep online this magazine against any technical difficulties, failures and ruthless attacks so thanks to all Blogger and Google technical personnel without knowing them personally but appreciate the space and opportunity you offer to showcase what Electronic Music Culture is all about and offer the chance to unleash creative skills and become a publisher without having any financial backings. 

Flux BPM Online is updated as often as possible. The main reason behind the delay of the updates is the difficulty to find convenient ways to support Flux BPM Online financially. So if you read these lines and you think that you can  offer any suggestions on how Flux BPM Online could be supported financially Flux BPM Online would love to hear from you. Any form of donation for instance is very welcome particularly if YOU are promotional or electronic music related public relations company that you believe that the exposure of your client  via this page will be to his/her benefit. You don't buy the positive coverage as the reviews are based 100% on the personal knowledge and taste of the contributors so nothing can interfere to them but YOU support the quality of the music journalism offered on Flux BPM Online and you acknowledge the fact that Flux BPM Online is valuable tool for YOUR career and for YOUR artists. As you notice still after so many years there are no google adverts but Flux BPM Online is considering that maybe is the time to have a go on this system as well. 

Flux BPM Online is  divided in some very useful subsections for your convenience  in order to find your desired content quickly and easily. You can always enter your keyword at the special search section on the top of the site and the results will let you know if we include review or feature about your favourite artists or favourite album, compilation or single.  If you have any thoughts or suggestions on how to improve the look of the site and make the valuable content easier accessible and easier to navigate to the visitors please contact Flux BPM Online via the contact page or at the bottom of the main page there is little envelope  thingy on it. You can click on it and the contact form will pop up easily. Just enter your details and "real" email address if you wish to receive a reply from Flux BPM Online

Please be sure to check Flux BPM Online frequently and please if  YOU like an article or feature share it in your social networks. "Sharing is caring". Flux BPM Online attempts to review as many great tracks as possible but its not very easy cause 24 hours are never enough. Please be patient with your requests for reviews, interviews, features. Don't forget to follow Flux BPM Online on twitter and facebook as you can keep yourself updated for any new posts so you will not miss them. Particularly if you are record label, artist, PR agency is essential to follow Flux BPM Online to be in touch if you wish to work with us. Please if you are artist or record label re-tweet any tweet message that is addressed to the label or your artists. Its sad that Flux BPM Online invest so much time to publish an article and the label or the artist that in a way can benefit from it, they doesn't even re-tweet the message. Also the same applies for facebook if you are an artist that is mentioned on Flux BPM Online please post a link on your page for people to find out about the review, interview or feature. Its very disappointing when artists or record labels don't even post a link on their facebook or twitter about the interviews that they spent time to reply on them. The attitude here is very positive and Flux BPM Online posts a review only if the track is good enough. It doesn't make sense  to publish a negative review about a certain track. Flux BPM Online doesn't wish to be negative just to create discussion or buzz in the social media. At the end of the day the artist has spent time and has invested emotionally on his /her productions and Flux BPM Online highly respect and value that so it's no ethical to publish negative comments that can add extra stress to them when music is matter of taste and cultural upbringing. Flux BPM Online is here to open up the discussion and give some food for thought. Better not  forget that Music is such a subjective piece of art that every person feels, experiences and understands it differently and particularly with Electronic Music because of the absence of any lyrics the readings and people's responses are endless and absolutely limitless and this freedom is what attract so many people on Electronic Music. 

For quite a while the Mixcloud page  hasn't be updated but there are plans to make it very active again and there would be extensive update with brand new shows in order to enjoy the tracks that are included in the reviews section.  Send your thoughts about Flux BPM radio shows and will be great to know how can be improved.

Important notice 1: Please Send via the contact page or the contact form at the bottom of this page any suggestions or comments that you may have, Be Part Of It!

Important notice 2: All the releases reviewed on Flux Bpm Online are from official promo material that the record labels, artists, promoters, artists managers and DJ agencies send over. Unofficial, free download or bootleg material that doesn't have the approval of the original artist is not welcome. The first people who are kept informed about new posts  are the labels, artists, press officers, PR agencies who provide the promo or help  to arrange an interview for instance in a festival or club event.

Important notice 3: IF YOU notice any mistakes like wrong spelling of your name or you project let Flux BPM Online know to correct it asap as there is no proof reader on board to check every published post! IF YOU have any complaint about the content of any stories / reviews / interviews please send it via Flux BPM Online contact page. If your argument is strong and realistic will be considered the option to take the post down. Please understand that  is better to contact firstly Flux Bpm Online to discuss the issue rather than adding this web site in your  grey list that is send to Google or Blogger in order to take them down. IF YOU have any problems or disagreement for any material published here please contact Flux BPM Online straight away to resolve it because Flux BPM Online editors are only humans so certainly mistakes can happen or may not so better have a chat about it and let's find a common ground. Thanks so much in advance for your co-operation and positive attitude. 

Important notice 4:  Flux BPM Online is not responsible for the content that appear on the links provided at the end of its post and this may include artists web pages, facebook pages , twitter or soundcloud pages. The links included at the end of its post are provided from the record labels, artists, and press managers. Flux BPM Online attempts to monitor how the material from this site is reproduced on other sites but let's be realistic its pretty impossible when the web is such a vast jungle and not even dedicated software that targets this job can not do it effectively. Please whenever and wherever YOU wish to reproduce material from this web space please let Flux BPM Online know in advance.  If YOU wish to share any material from this site please mention where you took it from. Let's be nice and kind human beings in Electronic Music family. There were instances that the text of the reviews has been used for promotional purposes without the consent of the original writer and it really hurts so please let Flux BPM Online that you would like to reproduce the precious words and thoughts.

Important notice 5: As you may have notice lately Flux BPM Online welcomes guest contributors who would like to contribute with their reviews, features, comments, articles. As there is no financial gain at the moment Flux BPM Online can offer to the contributors exposure as they can showcase their music journalism skills as well. What is more if you become Flux BPM Online contributor any new releases that you may have or any other activity about your career is re-tweeted or re-posted on Flux BPM Online social media. Flux BPM Online is looking especially to receive contributions from music industry related people such as DJs, producers, record label managers, event promoters and any other person who wish to present his opinion about what is going on in the Electronic Music Culture global family and with this opinion to inform, educate, entertain like minded individuals and start a positive discussion.  

Important notice 6: Flux BPM Online radio shows Flux BPM On The Move & Flux House Anthems Only are streamed exclusively on 1mix radio . Flux BPM Online would like to take this opportunity and thank deeply the fantastic inspiring owner of 1mix radio Mr Paul Aldridge for believing and offering the slot to host the shows. This doesn't mean that Flux BPM Online is directly affiliated, supported financially or influenced from 1mix radio because the two are separate entities and the main romantic ideal that connects them is the mutual respect and passionate unconditional love for great electronic music. It is very important to have this stated here clearly and avoid any misunderstandings or confusions about the connection between Flux BPM Online and 1mix radio

Many thanks for taking some time to read this updated editorial and helping us to pass 3.000.000 page views. 

                               

Keep on checking Flux BPM Online as frequently as possible with positive thoughts and openminded attitude. Electronic Music is all about freedom of artistic expression. Let's protect Electronic Music freedom! 

Kindest and warmest regards,

Keep on dancing and smiling. 

Flux BPM Online


            WHO ARE WE?

Dimitri Kechagias holds BA(Hons) in Media Studies from UEL and Masters of Arts in Media & Communications from Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has completed successfully 2 years study in Journalism in Athens, Greece. In his varied career within the media industry Dimitri has worked as  journalist in local media in West Macedonia region in Greece including local newspapers, magazines, radio stations such as Diva 91.6, Viva FM, NRG Radio, Alpha Radio, West Radio with variety of shows including morning shows and strictly music related ones and even local TV stations as a host of his own Flux TV show. Dimitri had the pleasure to work as part-time lecturer and teaching assistant in various higher education institutions in Greece including the Department of Mass Media and Journalism in Aristotel University in Thessaloniki, T.E.I of Western Macedonia in Kastoria, North College in Thessaloniki etc. and share his knowledge and passion about the Media Industry. His greatest passion was always the music industry and he took the decision to  specialise in the coverage of the Music Industry and more specifically the Electronic Music Scene and its very exciting and creative culture. He had conducted interviews with wide variety of music artists and his work can be viewed in the official Flux BPM Online You Tube channel. He was offered the opportunity to receive press accreditation and cover important music festivals such as Tomorrowland in Belgium, Creamfields in UK, Amsterdam Dance Event in Amsterdam, Nature One in Germany, Brighton Music Conference in UK, Trance Energy and ASOT in Utrecht, Dance Valley in Amsterdam, Digital Society in Leeds and many more. He is the creator, administrator and main contributor for Flux BPM Online, Electronic Music Culture Magazine hosted by Blogger. Currently his weekly radio shows Flux Bpm On The Move with trance and progressive tracks and Flux House Anthems Only with fantastic deep, electro and progressive house sounds are streamed with big success and regular faithful following on www.1mix.co.uk. Dimitri's latest venture is to continue his PhD thesis about Music Journalism in the digital age with specific focus on the state of Electronic Music Journalism and Electronic Music Blogging with Flux BPM Online being part of that project. His PhD has changed various institutions and took its current form and shape at the University of Leeds in UK. If he will ever this PhD reach its successful completion is still unknown but still remains a life goal to be reached.

                                             

Alex Wright is regular contributing reviews and interviews on Flux BPM Online.  Alex Wright has studied extensively music production and he holds BSc degree in Audio & Recording Technology from De Montfort University, Leicester (DMU).The very talented UK based dj and producer  has fantastic successful releases on top labels including AVA recordings, Always Alive, Levitated Music, Sundance, Veritas recordings, Blue Soho, Emergent Shores and many more with support from the biggest trance djs in the world including Armin van Buuren, Ferry Corsten, Markus Schulz and many more. Every month selects and reviews his Top 5 tracks of each month ahead of his radio show Trance Encounters that is streamed on 1mix radio every 1st Friday of every month with great success and big following. He offers mastering and other audio services as well.

▼ Connect with Alex Wright:
http://facebook.com/alexwrightmusic
https://www.facebook.com/wrightmusicservices/
http://twitter.com/alexwrightmusic
http://soundcloud.com/alex-wright
https://www.mixcloud.com/AlexWrightMusic
 William Daniel has been involved in the music industry from the tender age of 15 years old, from his first job working in legendary record store 23rd Precinct as the Trance and Techno stock buyer, William has been responsible for breaking many of the biggest tunes in Scotland through his extensive contributions as a reviewer for M8 / Tillate Magazine.

He has also held down long term residencies for club events such as Inside Out & Colours at the Arches in Glasgow as well as playing for various high profile promoters throughout the UK and beyond.

He has also released music on labels such as Spinnin', Armada, Monster, Aria Digital & Borderline and in 2017 will return to producing music through his new Fu2ra alias with the first release 'Machine Language' being released on Damaged Records.

Connect with William Daniel:
https://www.facebook.com/WilliamDanielMusicOfficial/