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Good Morning Mix: Avicii captivates pre-‘Levels’ with stellar 2010 Essential Mix

Avicii‘s joined BBC Radio 1 for an Essential Mix in 2010, just before the release of groundbreaking hit, “Levels” which changed the trajectory of his career, and popular dance music, forever. The mix is the perfect time capsule that captures Avicii’s live performance mastery before a series of feel-good hits that would amass him tens […]

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Good Morning Mix: Avicii captivates pre-‘Levels’ with stellar 2010 Essential Mix

Avicii‘s joined BBC Radio 1 for an Essential Mix in 2010, just before the release of groundbreaking hit, “Levels” which changed the trajectory of his career, and popular dance music, forever. The mix is the perfect time capsule that captures Avicii’s live performance mastery before a series of feel-good hits that would amass him tens […]

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Good Morning Mix: BRONSON share impressive 43-track Essential Mix debut

BRONSON‘s self-titled debut album was one of the most compelling storylines in dance music last year. The creative union of ODESZA and Golden Features has proven to be a fruitful endeavor, spawning a 10-track LP and a series of three remix packages to follow. Now, the trio are set for another major milestone with the […]

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Duck Sauce curate their first BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix since 2013

For the first time in seven years, Duck Sauce have returned to BBC Radio 1 to submit their newest Essential Mix. For the mix, A-Trak and Armand Van Helden dive deep into dance music history, pulling up gems from the likes of The Egyptian Lover and World Class Wrecking Crew. Of course, tracks from Duck […]

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Duck Sauce curate their first BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix since 2013

For the first time in seven years, Duck Sauce have returned to BBC Radio 1 to submit their newest Essential Mix. For the mix, A-Trak and Armand Van Helden dive deep into dance music history, pulling up gems from the likes of The Egyptian Lover and World Class Wrecking Crew. Of course, tracks from Duck […]

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Good Morning Mix: Kevin Saunderson’s ‘devilishly good’ inaugural Essential Mix

Heralded by Pete Tong as a “devilishly good” undertaking, Kevin Saunderson‘s Essential Mix needs no promotion, and Saunderson, no introduction. In notching his first-ever BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, Saunderson achieves another career benchmark, something that might seem a feat given the expanse of his electronic involvement. Credited as a pioneer of the dance scene […]

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Good Morning Mix: Kevin Saunderson’s ‘devilishly good’ inaugural Essential Mix

Heralded by Pete Tong as a “devilishly good” undertaking, Kevin Saunderson‘s Essential Mix needs no promotion, and Saunderson, no introduction. In notching his first-ever BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, Saunderson achieves another career benchmark, something that might seem a feat given the expanse of his electronic involvement. Credited as a pioneer of the dance scene […]

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Good Morning Mix: Kevin Saunderson’s ‘devilishly good’ inaugural Essential Mix

Heralded by Pete Tong as a “devilishly good” undertaking, Kevin Saunderson‘s Essential Mix needs no promotion, and Saunderson, no introduction. In notching his first-ever BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, Saunderson achieves another career benchmark, something that might seem a feat given the expanse of his electronic involvement. Credited as a pioneer of the dance scene […]

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Weekend Rewind: Relive Swedish House Mafia’s timeless Essential Mix Creamfields, 10 years later

For the next 120 minutes, let’s attempt to mentally block out everything surrounding Swedish House Mafia’s tenuous reunion in an effort to reminisce on how in 2010, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello were simply three friends, reinventing the rockstar archetype, producing timeless progressive house, and appearing around every corner of the globe. On August […]

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Soulwax announces new album produced using rare historical synth

Carl Sagan once said that “you have to know the past to understand the present,” but it seems like according to Belgian duo Soulwax, it’s more like you have to know the past to create the present. With this in mind, the group recently announced their next album, produced with the help of of the […]

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Soulwax announces new album produced using rare historical synth

Carl Sagan once said that “you have to know the past to understand the present,” but it seems like according to Belgian duo Soulwax, it’s more like you have to know the past to create the present. With this in mind, the group recently announced their next album, produced with the help of of the […]

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Soulwax announces new album produced using rare historical synth

Carl Sagan once said that “you have to know the past to understand the present,” but it seems like according to Belgian duo Soulwax, it’s more like you have to know the past to create the present. With this in mind, the group recently announced their next album, produced with the help of of the […]

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Soulwax announces new album produced using rare historical synth

Carl Sagan once said that “you have to know the past to understand the present,” but it seems like according to Belgian duo Soulwax, it’s more like you have to know the past to create the present. With this in mind, the group recently announced their next album, produced with the help of of the […]

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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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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: Revisit Daft Punk’s visionary 1997 Essential Mix

It’s true: everybody hates Monday mornings, but that’s not to say they can’t be improved with some good old upbeat tunes. Today, we take a trip down memory lane, revisiting Daft Punk‘s 1997 Essential Mix, where the pioneering French duo show their mastery in all things house and disco across 2 hours of inundated 90’s […]

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Good Morning Mix: Revisit Daft Punk’s visionary 1997 Essential Mix

It’s true: everybody hates Monday mornings, but that’s not to say they can’t be improved with some good old upbeat tunes. Today, we take a trip down memory lane, revisiting Daft Punk‘s 1997 Essential Mix, where the pioneering French duo show their mastery in all things house and disco across 2 hours of inundated 90’s […]

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