Archive | essential mix

RSS Feed

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Weekend Rewind: Four Tet’s Essential Mix turns 10 ahead of ‘Sixteen Oceans’

It’s been more than a decade since Four Tet debuted on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix. Since then, the prolific producer has released five studio albums from 2010’s There is Love in You to 2015’s Morning/Evening and 2017’s New Energy. Now, Four Tet has poised himself to deliver his newest LP Sixteen Oceans due in […]

Continue Reading

Good Morning Mix: Fisher drops off debut Essential Mix

Throughout an artist’s career, there are many signs indicating whether they’re building to be a consistent musical force or just another flash in the pan. One of the most promising signs for a burgeoning artist is receiving an invitation to craft an Essential Mix. The latest invitee is the lovable Aussie producer FISHER, who stopped […]

Continue Reading

Good Morning Mix: Dimension whips up a raucous drum ‘n’ bass Essential Mix

Dimension is easily one of the hottest names in today’s drum ‘n’ bass scene, continuously flexing his production prowess on tracks like “Desire” and “Devotion.” Most recently, he released both an original, “If You Want To” and an accompanying remix of it shortly after. When the UK producer announced he’d be taking over the airwaves […]

Continue Reading

Weekend Rewind: listen to Calvin Harris’ 2008 Essential Mix debut

In 2008, a Scottish artist by the name of Calvin Harris had just begun hitting his stride and earning notice from the dance community at large. His debut LP offering the year before, I Created Disco, proved a hit and later led to collaborations with Kylie Minogue. He also earned credit on the tour circuit […]

Continue Reading

Weekend Rewind: listen to Calvin Harris’ 2008 Essential Mix debut

In 2008, a Scottish artist by the name of Calvin Harris had just begun hitting his stride and earning notice from the dance community at large. His debut LP offering the year before, I Created Disco, proved a hit and later led to collaborations with Kylie Minogue. He also earned credit on the tour circuit […]

Continue Reading

Weekend Rewind: Boys Noize’s iconic vinyl-only Essential Mix turns 10

Boys Noize has been a pioneer since breaking out in the early aughts. A decade ago, he was one of the standout artists helming the blog house movement and bringing it to the prominence it had at its peak. It was also around this time that his namesake imprint really began taking off as a […]

Continue Reading

Weekend Rewind: Boys Noize’s iconic vinyl-only Essential Mix turns 10

Boys Noize has been a pioneer since breaking out in the early aughts. A decade ago, he was one of the standout artists helming the blog house movement and bringing it to the prominence it had at its peak. It was also around this time that his namesake imprint really began taking off as a […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading
RSS Feed

REZZ unabashedly delivers her finest mix to date on debut Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1 [Stream]

There’s something incredibly legitimizing about an electronic artist’s first Essential Mix. It’s a level up from one’s current echelon into certified “industry heavyweight” status, and now it’s officially REZZ‘s moment to shine. The undisputed queen of mid-tempo bass, REZZ has long been carving out a formidable name for herself on the international dance circuit, garnering […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media