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Amelie Lens shines in four-hour Essential Mix debut [Stream]

Amelie Lens knows how to make a debut. After receiving an invite from Pete Tong to perform her first Essential Mix, Lens delivered the first four-hour mix the storied BBC Radio 1 program has seen since 1997. The extended set is an honor well-deserved for Lens, who has been quickly rising up the ranks of […]

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Amelie Lens shines in four-hour Essential Mix debut [Stream]

Amelie Lens knows how to make a debut. After receiving an invite from Pete Tong to perform her first Essential Mix, Lens delivered the first four-hour mix the storied BBC Radio 1 program has seen since 1997. The extended set is an honor well-deserved for Lens, who has been quickly rising up the ranks of […]

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Good Morning Mix: Caribou highlights ‘Suddenly’ with Essential Mix [Stream]

To celebrate the release of his highly-anticipated 2020 release Suddenly, Dan Snaith, better known as Caribou, stopped by BBC Radio to deliver his newest Essential Mix. As BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong mentions to start the set, Snaith took home the honor of best Essential Mix of 2014 when he last mixed for the […]

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Good Morning Mix: Caribou highlights ‘Suddenly’ with Essential Mix [Stream]

To celebrate the release of his highly-anticipated 2020 release Suddenly, Dan Snaith, better known as Caribou, stopped by BBC Radio to deliver his newest Essential Mix. As BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong mentions to start the set, Snaith took home the honor of best Essential Mix of 2014 when he last mixed for the […]

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Good Morning Mix: Caribou highlights ‘Suddenly’ with Essential Mix [Stream]

To celebrate the release of his highly-anticipated 2020 release Suddenly, Dan Snaith, better known as Caribou, stopped by BBC Radio to deliver his newest Essential Mix. As BBC Radio 1 host Pete Tong mentions to start the set, Snaith took home the honor of best Essential Mix of 2014 when he last mixed for the […]

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Weekend Rewind: Celebrate Andrew Weatherall’s life with his 1996 Essential Mix

Earlier this week, the world learned of the death of musician Andrew Weatherall, who suffered a pulmonary embolism at age 56. Weatherall was a leader in the growth of Britain’s electronic music scene, and his musical passion and drive helped grow his reputation as a tremendously respected visionary. Join us in celebrating his life and […]

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Weekend Rewind: Four Tet’s Essential Mix turns 10 ahead of ‘Sixteen Oceans’

It’s been more than a decade since Four Tet debuted on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix. Since then, the prolific producer has released five studio albums from 2010’s There is Love in You to 2015’s Morning/Evening and 2017’s New Energy. Now, Four Tet has poised himself to deliver his newest LP Sixteen Oceans due in […]

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Weekend Rewind: Take it back 13 years to Mark Ronson’s 2007 Essential Mix

Rewind 13 years to 2007, a British-American producer known as Mark Ronson was just at early stages of his imminent rise to international stardom. The previous year won him widespread recognition for his production on Christina Aguilera‘s Back to Basics, Amy Winehouse‘s Back to Black, Lily Allen‘s Alright, Still, and more. However, it was 2007 […]

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deadmau5 makes his BBC Essential Mix debut as Testpilot [Stream]

It’s been quite a while since deadmau5 recorded a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix: 11 years, to be exact. The producer last put forth an individual Essential Mix in 2008, but now rejoins the Essential Mix circuit, to debut his first BBC mix as Testpilot. Testpilot’s inaugural BBC showing is exactly what listeners familiar with deadmau5’s industrially oriented […]

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Lane 8 releases final Clue to the mystery of ‘Disappearance Of Colonel Mustard’

Lane 8‘s “The Disappearance Of Colonel Mustard” has been solved for good this time, on the artist’s This Never Happened imprint. The track first incited intrigue after Lane 8, real name Daniel Goldstein, weaved it into his BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, back in April. “The Disappearance Of Colonel Mustard” begins as many of Goldstein’s […]

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Relive Camelphat’s impressive Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1

British DJ/producer duo CamelPhat are a creative match made in heaven for deep house enthusiasts. When the long-running duo of Dave Whelan and Mike Di Scala met while indulging their shared youthful obsession over vinyl at Liverpool’s 3B Records, little did the pair know that a Grammy nod was in the cards for their rare pop crossover club hit, […]

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A legendary debut: Relive Avicii’s incredible first Essential Mix

The electronic music world was blindsided April 20 upon learning that Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, was found dead in Muscat, Oman at just 28-years-old. Winner of two MTV Music Awards and recipient of multiple Grammy nominations, the Swedish DJ and producer left an indelible mark on dance music. In 2010, as a 21-year-old […]

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Charlotte de Witte solidifies meteoric rise in rousing Essential Mix debut

The quickly ascending Belgian stalwart and Fuse resident Charlotte de Witte made her rousing Essential Mix debut February 10. De Witte’s imbued her signature deep and meandering melancholy into the mix, where she dives deep into the bellows of the most uncompromising techno trenches. The mix is a steady, galvanizing slow-burn. As its energy snakes beneath minimal beats […]

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Bicep flex their sonic expertise in new Essential Mix

After churning out an innumerable number of classic house tracks under their unpredictable M.O., the Belfast-based Bicep found their niche, or perhaps a more aptly-categorized lack thereof. But such is what earns the Belfast-duo their wide acclaim in the dance realm. Considering the two began as prolific bloggers at their own site, Feel My Bicep, the very weaving of […]

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Good Morning Mix: Groove out with Detroit Swindle’s 2015 Essential Mix

Few acts are capable of breaking down the sonic barriers between jazz, disco, and deep house into a seamless sonic stream of consciousness like that of Detroit Swindle. The group, comprised of Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets, has been slinging out their Motown-leaning tunes for six years now. While it’s clear the pair is an […]

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