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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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ANNA puts the world of techno front and center in debut BBC Essential Mix

ANNA has hit a huge milestone in her career. This week, the Brazilian-born, Barcelona-based techno artist has taken the reigns for the first time on BBC Radio 1 for an inaugural Essential Mix. She has put her unique knowledge of the global techno arena on display, incorporating the sounds of São Paolo, Berlin, and South […]

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10 songs to listen for during Diplo’s Belly Up Aspen extravaganza

Belly Up Aspen is none of Colorado’s premier winter music festivals, showcasing a diverse range of genres and artists of every caliber. Their calendar was stacked high in 2018 with memorable performances by Keys N Krates, Nora En Pure, Lost Kings, and Cold War Kids taking the same stage as superstars like Marshmello, The Chainsmokers, […]

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The Chainsmokers drop heartfelt ‘Hope’

Superstar EDM duo The Chainsmokers have added another stroke of brilliance to their ongoing Sick Boy project, enlisting Stockholm-born vocalist Winona Oak on “Hope.” Based on the relatable themes outlined in this project, The Chainsmokers continue a dark, emotion-driven phase while bridging multiple genre gaps in the process. The track’s rhythm and light synth patterns create a […]

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The Chainsmokers drop heartfelt ‘Hope’

Superstar EDM duo The Chainsmokers have added another stroke of brilliance to their ongoing Sick Boy project, enlisting Stockholm-born vocalist Winona Oak on “Hope.” Based on the relatable themes outlined in this project, The Chainsmokers continue a dark, emotion-driven phase while bridging multiple genre gaps in the process. The track’s rhythm and light synth patterns create a […]

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Weekend Rewind: Relive Hardwell’s peak during his 2012 BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Since it’s been a few months since Hardwell played his final live show following an official announcement that he’d retire from touring, now feels like the perfect time to revisit the hectic sets and infectious sounds that catapulted him into notoriety. His BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix from 2012 captures this iconic aesthetic perfectly, featuring […]

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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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