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Four Tet drops three new mixes from recent radio appearances

When people think about the archetypal professional producer and DJ, there are usually two characterizations that come to mind. The first is the superstar Las Vegas residents known to grace the cover of fashion magazines and TMZ scandals alike. The second is the perfunctory recluse, hiding away in some remote region of the world living […]

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BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend goes virtual with sets from Disclosure, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, and more

Earlier this year, BBC Radio 1‘s seminal festival, Big Weekend UK, bit the dust just like most other 2020 festivals due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. While many prospective patrons were devastated about the cancellation, the radio giant and event organizer is stepping up to give fans the next best thing as BBC Radio 1 […]

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Jamie xx spins first Essential Mix in nine years [Stream]

While Jamie xx‘s following is presumably still digesting “Idontknow,” the producer is transcending his elusive status to once more expand his listeners’ queues. After releasing his first solo single in five years, Jamie xx has now closed yet another gap: the nine year gulf that separated his last BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix. The Essential […]

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Jamie xx spins first Essential Mix in nine years [Stream]

While Jamie xx‘s following is presumably still digesting “Idontknow,” the producer is transcending his elusive status to once more expand his listeners’ queues. After releasing his first solo single in five years, Jamie xx has now closed yet another gap: the nine year gulf that separated his last BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix. The Essential […]

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Weekend Rewind: Carl Cox’s 2009 Essential Mix remains a timeless underground effort more than a decade later

With an electronic legacy as storied as BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix series, Carl Cox has etched his name in the dance music history books, and his 2009 contribution to Pete Tong‘s airwaves is proof that Cox’s status as one of the genre’s most celebrated advancers is well deserved. More than a decade since the […]

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Good Morning Mix: Claude VonStroke celebrates Dirtybird’s 15th birthday with new Essential Mix [Stream]

Having helmed Dirtybird Records for a memorable, and certainly amusing 15 years to date, Claude VonStroke’s electronic expertise is well established and his polish apparent. In a nutshell, that’s exactly what shines through on the Dirtybird factotum’s new BBC Radio 1 showing. No stranger to the underground spotlight, VonStroke recently stepped under BBC’s to pay […]

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Calvin Harris returns with two new singles, ‘Hypnagogic (I Can’t Wait)’ and ‘CP-1’ [Stream]

It’s officially Calvin Harris SZN. The Scottish hitmaker has spent the last few weeks teasing a long-awaited return, and now, we finally have two fresh new singles, hot off the press from their BBC Radio 1 premiere—”Hypnagogic (I Can’t Wait)” and “CP-1.” The pair of singles were named Annie Mac‘s Hottest Record in the World, […]

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TOKiMONSTA gets ‘Fried For The Night’ and while introducing album plans

TOKiMONSTA is ready for 2020, releasing a brand new single ahead of the recently announced Oasis Nocturno album. As she gears up for the release of her fourth LP (her first full-length project since Lune Rouge in 2017), the LA-born DJ/producer teamed up with Grammy-nominated duo EarthGang on “Fried For The Night.” Premiered by Zane […]

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Diplo unleashes Best of the Decade mix with BBC

Diplo resurfaced on BBC with a two-hour mix in hand, meditating on his favorite selections of the last decade. If anyone is lined-up to slather their taste across the masses, it’s the eclectic, multi-genre, multi-project, label boss, A&R by association, tastemaker: Diplo. With a wildly successful and watershed decade himself from his reign as Major […]

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Diplo unleashes Best of the Decade mix with BBC

Diplo resurfaced on BBC with a two-hour mix in hand, meditating on his favorite selections of the last decade. If anyone is lined-up to slather their taste across the masses, it’s the eclectic, multi-genre, multi-project, label boss, A&R by association, tastemaker: Diplo. With a wildly successful and watershed decade himself from his reign as Major […]

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Good Morning Mix: TNGHT reconvene for two-hour BBC Essential Mix [Stream]

Hudson Mohawke and Lunice continue to roll out new collaborative content under their TNGHT alias, six years after going radio silent at the height of their game. The “Blood On The Leaves” producers just released a long-awaited two-hour BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix that gives an inside snapshot of the two producer’s personal record crates. […]

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Charlotte de Witte and Chris Liebing deliver silky, acid-tinged EP, ‘Liquid Slow’ [Stream]

Friendships born of techno are friendships that last. It’s a true statement that applies to casual listeners as well as two of the most prominent techno artists working today: Charlotte de Witte and Chris Liebing. Ever since these two announced they were working on a track together at the end of 2018, they have never […]

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Charlotte de Witte and Chris Liebing deliver silky, acid-tinged EP, ‘Liquid Slow’ [Stream]

Friendships born of techno are friendships that last. It’s a true statement that applies to casual listeners as well as two of the most prominent techno artists working today: Charlotte de Witte and Chris Liebing. Ever since these two announced they were working on a track together at the end of 2018, they have never […]

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Good Morning Mix: Cassius share final BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix [Stream]

Earlier this summer, electronic music was collectively stunned by the sudden passing of Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi, following a fall in Paris. The veteran Ed Banger duo was set to release their Dreems LP just days after the shocking news, and while dozens of tributes from fellow musicians poured in, the world consumed what would likely […]

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Good Morning Mix: Cassius share final BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix [Stream]

Earlier this summer, electronic music was collectively stunned by the sudden passing of Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi, following a fall in Paris. The veteran Ed Banger duo was set to release their Dreems LP just days after the shocking news, and while dozens of tributes from fellow musicians poured in, the world consumed what would likely […]

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REZZ has a two-hour, entirely original BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix on the way

REZZ has been quite vocal about expanding her already prolific sonic catalog this year. She’s positioned to release her next EP, Beyond The Senses, by the end of this month, July 24, to be precise. In anticipation for the release, she’s cooking up a two-hour BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix chock-full of REZZ originals only, […]

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Deadmau5 primed to deliver new Essential Mix as Testpilot

It seems deadmau5 is perennially hard at work. From consistently live streaming his creation process for fans and overhauling his Cube rig for the third time, to scoring films and pulling double duty at Ultra this year, performing under both his deadmau5 and Testpilot monikers, it seems Joel Zimmerman rarely takes a moment to smell the […]

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Weekend Rewind: Eric Prydz’s iconic Essential Mix turns 12

Swedish powerhouse producer Eric Prydz has been in the game for years, but his never-ending oasis of talent just keeps on giving. In late 2018, he played a slew of shows under his techno alias Cirez D alongside Adam Beyer and kicked off 2019 with select Pryda shows. Later this year, he’ll be bringing his […]

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