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Kali Uchis delivers her sultry cover of Kayne West’s ‘Paranoid’ on BBC Radio 1

There is much more than what meets the eye with singer/songwriter beauty Kali Uchis. She is a genre-bending multi-threat that sings, writes her own music, along with producing, directing, and credentials as a spirited saxophone and piano player. She recently stopped into Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show, and gave the low on what’s up in the world of […]

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Watch the sunset with Franky Rizardo’s remix of Tinush’s ‘Struggle’

Dutch DJ Franky Rizardo provides the perfect summer house vibes on his remix of “Struggle” by Berlin-based producer Tinush. This is the first of four official remixes on the Sydney imprint Astrx, receiving early support from Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1. Rizardo has a history of reworking some powerful hits, including Marian Hill‘s “Down” […]

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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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Peggy Gou makes dynamic Essential Mix debut

Berlin-based Korean DJ Peggy Gou wanted to the be the first female Korean DJ to play Berghain. Now, having more than exceeded her goal, Gou’s become the first female Korean DJ to play BBC Radio 1‘s Essential Mix, and she’s not showing any signs of stalling her meteoric rise to stardom anytime soon. A dynamic testament […]

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Peggy Gou makes dynamic Essential Mix debut

Berlin-based Korean DJ Peggy Gou wanted to the be the first female Korean DJ to play Berghain. Now, having more than exceeded her goal, Gou’s become the first female Korean DJ to play BBC Radio 1‘s Essential Mix, and she’s not showing any signs of stalling her meteoric rise to stardom anytime soon. A dynamic testament […]

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DIplo talks forthcoming ‘California’ EP & hijacking ‘EDM’

Annie Mac‘s BBC Radio 1 show recently hosted Diplo to discuss his upcoming EP, California. With a release scheduled for some time next month, the EP will feature more live instrumentation than computer generated noises and will feature rappers like Lil Yachty. Diplo goes on to explain that the title for the project is simply based on a collection of tracks he worked on last […]

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Premiere: Yotto – Chemicals

Yotto, real name Otto Yliperttula, continues to build on his impressive list of achievements. He’s made a return to Joris Voorn’s Green imprint to release the double A-side Chemicals / Second Life EP.  Though the artist debuted on Green last year with “Marisa” — named an Essential New Tune on BBC Radio 1 by the emotive dance virtuoso Kölsch […]

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Claptone delivers dulcet ‘Final Credits’ on Pete Tong’s latest BBC Radio 1 broadcast [Stream]

“Save the best for last” would be an apt expression when related to Pete Tong’s February 16 BBC Radio 1 broadcast. Tong’s episode brought a host of exclusive new releases straight to the speakers of streamers worldwide, spotlighting the latest singles from Dirty South, Sasha, Boys Noize, Offiah, CamelPhat, and more. While the engrossing quality […]

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Virtual Self unveils diverse minimix for Annie Mac

Porter Robinson‘s elusive new alter ego, Virtual Self,  has been the subject of meticulous speculation since its inception in late 2017. Exponentially more fans will soon become acquainted, as Robinson is set to take his new project to major festivals such as Buku, Ultra, Bonnaroo and EDC this year. Now, Virtual Self has returned with an enthralling 5 minute minimix […]

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Groove & love are at a high in The Black Madonna’s second BBC Radio 1 residency installment

The Black Madonna — or as many know her, “the riot girrrl” of dance music — has dropped by the BBC Radio 1 decks and served up her second residency installment. In just over an hour Marea Stamper delights in a beautiful amalgamation of funk, disco, soul, electro, and Italo. Stamper’s in excellent form behind the decks, hinting […]

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James Blake gets experimental on first track in two years, ‘If The Car Besides You Moves Ahead’

James Blake officially began his BBC Radio 1 Residency and ended his debut show by sharing a brand new track.“If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead” is Blake’s first solo track in two years. An avant-garde shift into sonic oblivion, proving Blake’s undoubtedly at new experimental height. The track’s accompanied by a gorgeous new video directed by Alex Brown […]

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5 & A Dime returns with new single ‘Flying High’

5 & A Dime quickly turned heads back in 2013, as he hit the road with Steve Aoki & Kendrick Lamar, to say nothing of the support the producer received from top radio platforms like Tiesto‘s Club Life and BBC Radio 1.The Philly native makes his 2018 debut with “Flying High,” which features Yashar Gasanov on vocals. The track is a bit more chill […]

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Charlotte De Witte spins galvanizing guest mix on B. Traits Future 12 Show

Perhaps one of underground electronic music’s biggest purveyors, Brianna Price — aka B. Traits — has developed as a BBC Radio 1 broadcaster all the way to her current position as an integral part of the radio station’s storied Friday night lineup. Every Friday night between 1 and 4AM, Price showcases a plethora of up and coming […]

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Palms Trax makes rousing Essential Mix debut

Cheekily dubbed as the west country-born, Berlin-based underground star by BBC‘s Pete Tong, Palms Trax has finally made his debut in the Essential Mix DJ booth.Real name Jay Donaldson, Palms Trax’ ubiquity in the dance world is becoming increasingly deserved as time carries on. He has bold sonic inclinations and an unabashed M.O. where he moves between […]

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MUST LISTEN: The Black Madonna makes her stunning BBC Radio 1 residency debut

The “riot girrrl” of dance music, The Black Madonna, has made her 2018 BBC Radio 1 residency debut.Marea Stamper kicked off her residency with zeal, digging into the crates and serving up an archetypically Black Madonna array of deeper cuts from the likes of Talamanca System, Detroit’s Parliament, and the groove-God Kiki Gyan.It’s going to be a […]

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Watch Diplo recreate his own drops using only his voice

Forgoing both the synths and DAWs, Diplo recently sat down with BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw to complete a true test of memory: could the electronic mega producer not only remember, but replicate the drops of several of his hit songs using only his voice?“We can only play this game with people who’ve had loads […]

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MUST LISTEN: Carl Cox kicks off the 25th year of BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix

The techno maven Carl Cox has served up the very first BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix of the year.Considering the show turns 25 this year, it’s fitting that Cox — who Pete Tong referred to as “one of the most legendary DJs in dance history” — served up the very first mix of the year.Cox’s first […]

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Carl Cox to host BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix ahead of 25th anniversary

Carl Cox‘s heavyweight status in techno has solidified him as one of the genre’s most acclaimed DJs. Whether it be hosting his own arena stage at Ultra or revolutionizing the way that partygoers contextualize club experiences in Ibiza, Cox is always known to shock audiences with undiscovered tracks and effortless mixing.Starting the year with some fire under his belt, […]

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