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Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant urges producers to pay less attention to BPM

He’s the maestro behind one third of one of the world’s biggest acts, and now, Jono Grant of Above & Beyond has taken to Twitter to offer production tips to his fellow artists, as he urged DJs not to worry so much about their BPM (beats per minute). It’s been another truly mammoth year for the Anjunabeats giants, who head to Manchester this weekend to headline their very own evening at The Warehouse Project, and Jono – who may well be in attendance alongside fellow superstar A&B members Paavo & Tony – told his followers that “the obsession with a single number is just ridiculous.”

Jono went on to add that whilst most trance producers are keen on working around the 138 BPM mark, Above & Beyond’s earliest records ranged between 134, and rose all the way up to 140. Having dropped massive tracks like ‘See The End’, ‘Waltz’, and ‘Hideaway’ this year, Jono has also just dropped ‘Another Angel’ alongside Tony & Paavo, following Above & Beyond’s sold-out ‘Group Therapy 350‘ show in Prague last month.

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