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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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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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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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