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Balearic beats music on the radio

Balearic beats is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the Balearic Islands of Spain during the 1980s. It is characterized by a combination of various music styles, such as house, disco, soul, and funk, often incorporating acoustic instruments and samples from different genres. The genre gained popularity during the mid-80s and early 90s, with DJs like Paul Oakenfold and Danny Rampling playing balearic beats in their sets. Some of the most popular balearic beats tracks include "Sueno Latino" by Sueno Latino, "Pacific State" by 808 State, and "Energy Flash" by Joey Beltram.

In recent years, balearic beats has experienced a revival, with a new wave of DJs and producers embracing the genre's eclectic sound. Some notable modern balearic beats artists include Todd Terje, Lindstrøm, and Prins Thomas. These artists have blended balearic beats with elements of disco, house, and funk, resulting in a sound that is both nostalgic and contemporary.

As for radio stations, there are a few that specialize in balearic beats, such as Ibiza Sonica Radio and Ibiza Global Radio. These stations play a mix of classic and contemporary balearic beats tracks, as well as other related genres like chillout and deep house.