We pay tribute to the amazing career of i_o and his amazing impact on the techno scene that will continue to influence the present and future. Rest in Peace i_o. We also discuss the return of Shaq, the launch of Insomniac East, and what is next for Beyond the Beats. We discuss new music from the likes of Chris Lake and Armand Van Helden, Excision, Herobust, Gorgon City and PAX, BLVCK CROWZ and H4DEZ, Uknew, and more.A major shout-out to this week's Artists We're Watching: ZHOU with his track Amperio ("alien house"), and AYS with his track Watchmen (mid-tempo)Find the full show notes with links to our socials and playlists on our website: www.beyondthebeats.co/episode-81Follow us on Instagram: @btb.pod; Facebook; Twitter: @podbtb; SoundcloudYou can find our exclusive mixes and Artist We're Watching playlists on Soundcloud and the music mentioned in every episode on our Spotify user accountThank you so much for tuning in EDM Champions. We couldn't do this without you!