Hot Beat

A personal mix of electronic synthpop and modern dance beats

"Well produced and nice melodies." (Slim Vic, DJ)

"Love especially the acid synth in the background. Nice work!" (Unity Radio)

"You feel the pulse right from the start. You want to dance! The synths come in and create a nice dynamic." (Embrace The Music)

"We really like this; you cleary have production talent." (Fresh: Hip-Hop & R&B)

"I love the 80s vibes!" (Stranger Things Filming)

"Clean production, solid beat and hooking melodies with classic synths, an energetic combination not to pass!" (Synthpop Your World)

"Great ideas, nice production and some really cool samples." (Synthwave Sounds)

"Got me swaying around." (The Sound Sniffer)

"Lots of people will love this." (Various Small Flames)


Hot Beat is a Swedish pop duo formed in 2020 and consists of Allan & Maria Gutheim, music veterans from the 1980s disco and synth waves. Their first musical collaboration since the 1990s is the self-titled album Hot Beat, a personal mix of electronic synthpop and modern dance beats. The ambition of the music is to spread joy and energy.

Allan Gutheim is an electronic music composer and producer, born November 13, 1962 in Stockholm, Sweden. His parents are originally from Paris, France, but moved to Sweden in the 1950s. Classically trained, with 15 years of study in Piano, Music theory and Composition. He has written music for films, theatres, ballets, art exhibitions, and multimedia productions since 1977. Gutheim's production also comprises books about music theory and the Swedish music industry.

Maria Gutheim (born Lindstedt) was born on September 15, 1966 in Linköping, but raised in Örebro, Sweden. She has several years of studies in piano, song and music theory. During the 1990s she performed as a keyboardist and singer on stage and on some phonograms.

Allan & Maria are married since 1990. In 1994 the couple started Real Time Music.

All Hot Beat's music is composed and performed by Allan & Maria Gutheim, produced by Allan Gutheim at Real Time Music Recording Studio and released by Real Time Music.

Hot Beat