BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix

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Jamie Jones takes over the decks for another Radio 1 Essential Mix.

20100710

In-demand Dutch DJ and Producer Afrojack (Nick Van Der Wall) makes his eagerly anticipated Essential Mix debut.

He runs Wall Recordings and has released a string of big room tunes on labels like Size and Strictly Rhythm.

Afrojack hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

20101009

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix.

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Another DJ takes over the Essential Mix decks.

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The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

20110910

The world's favourite DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

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The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

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The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

20150214

Erick Morillo is on the world-famous Essential Mix decks.

20150404

The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

20150731

Radio 1's Ibiza Weekend continues with Hot Since 82 recorded live at Enter at Space.

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The world's best DJs on the Essential Mix decks.

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The world's best DJs take control of the Essential Mix decks.

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The world's best DJs take control of the Essential Mix decks.

2 Bears20120121

take over Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

2000 And One20101120

The decks are cleared for a new Essential Mix from Dutch techno DJ 2000 and One.

2013's Future Stars...20130105

It's the Essential Mix Future Stars of 2013, with Jonas Rathsman.

It's the Essential Mix Future Stars of 2013, with Pete Tong's choice Perseus and Jonas Rathsman from French Express Records NYC.

A Celebration Of Pete Tong20120106

We celebrated 20 years of Pete Tong on Radio 1 in 2011 with Pete returning to the decks.

We celebrated 20 years of Pete Tong on Radio 1 in April 2011 with Pete himself returning to the Essential Mix turntables.

Above & Beyond20110702

are on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Afrojack20110105

takes to the Radio 1 decks - first broadcast in July 2010.

Alan Fitzpatrick20111112

UK techno producer Alan Fitzpatrick serves up a special Essential Mix.

Alesso20120324

makes his debut on BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Alessandro Lindblad (his real name) is the latest Swedish sensation to come out of the House Mafia camp. He released his first EP less than two years ago on Stockholm label Joia, which is run by Luciano Ingrosso (Sebastian's uncle). He's worked with David Guetta, Avicii and, most notably, his mentor Seb Ingrosso, on the huge track 'Calling', now called 'Lose My Mind'.

Sweden's Alesso makes his debut on BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Alex Metric20110416

takes to the decks on the world's favourite mix show.

Alix Perez20130511

takes to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Aly & Fila20160213

Ame X Dixon20160402

Innervisions bosses Ame and Dixon take control of the first X Series Essential Mix of 2016, bringing through a number of exclusives and their ever-unique sound.

Innervisions bosses Ame and Dixon take control of the first X Series Essential Mix of 2016

Amine Edge & Dance20140712

drop the G-house on the Essential Mix!

Marseille's Amine Edge and DANCE are behind the G House sound; a mash-up of hip hop and R&B vocals, dirty bass lines and 4/4 beats. They run CUFF Records and have remixed the likes of Adana Twins, Destructo and Bakermat. Their debut Essential Mix features exclusive material from their label, alongside new music from Zinc and DJ Sneak and Murk.

Amsterdam Dance Event Special20111029

Dutch Night continues with a special Essential Mix recorded at the Amsterdam Dance Event.

An21 And Max Vangelli20111105

AN21 and Max Vangeli take over Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Adopted by the Swedish House Mafia, AN21 and Max have been propelled onto the world stage in the last two years.

AN21, aka Antione Josefsson, is Steve Angello's kid brother, whilst Max Vangeli was born and raised in eastern europe before moving to California.

As producers they've released music on mafia labels Siza and Refune and they've remixed the likes of Ellie Goulding and Pendulum.

As DJs they've both just finished massive Ibiza residencies and have been named in the 5 DJs To Watch by DJ magazine.

They are also set to release their debut album which will features collaborations with Example and Dirty South.

Andhim20150606

"It's both an honour and a privilege to be asked to enter the Essential Mix Hall of Fame. We wanted to exhibit how beautiful and versatile electronic music can be. Bridging the gap between what we listen to at home and play in the club, whilst adding elements of what we've been up to over the past few years." andhim, June 2015.

German duo andhim take control of the Radio 1 decks.

Andy Baxter20130831

, resident at Cafe Mambo and Pacha, is on the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Unsung Ibiza hero Andy Baxter, resident at Cafe Mambo and Pacha, is on the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Anja Schneider20141004

'"I have spent many nights choosing the tunes I think best reflect my mood and my taste. I have added some unreleased and exclusive tracks including the wonderfully talented Maya Jane Coles 'I Would Fly' which will be out on mobilee in November. The mix is a journey through the changing moods we can experience in one night; happy, sad, wild, sexy and maybe even a little tranquility by the morning. I see things much clearer at night, I live for the night. I hope you enjoy it. Hugs, Anja".

Mobilee Records boss Anja Schneider takes over the Essential Mix decks.

Apollonia20141025

, aka Dyed Soundorom, Dan Ghenacia and Shonky, have the Essential Mix.

Armin Van Buuren20130525

is on the decks for a special three-hour Essential Mix.

delivers a special edition three hour Essential Mix.

'With the current trend of giving DJ's only one hour slots at big festivals, I was extremely excited to hear Radio 1 wanted me to do a three hour set for a special Essential Mix. It's been a while since I did my last studio mix so I decided to make something special for you, have a proper build up in this one, starting at 125BPM and building up all the way to a whopping who's afraid of 138BPM! There are also many exclusive first plays in this mix.

The first hour is here to warm you up and set the mood for the mix with exclusives by BT and Alexander Popov. The second hour is mostly about my new artist album 'Intense' that was just released on Positiva / Armada Music, including my new single 'This Is What It Feels Like' and my brand new tracks with Richard Bedford, Laura Jansen, Emma Hewitt and many more. You'll also find some exclusive stuff by Orjan Nilsen and Shogun in the 2nd hour.

Hour number 3 is building to a massive climax with some proper banging and uplifting trance with many exclusives, including a new Simon Patterson, ARDI and a brand new Photographer remix. You'll also find some references to some of my favorite classics and movies in the mix'. Armin Van Buuren, May 2013.

Art Department20111022

Canada's Art Department take over Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Arty20120211

Top Russian trance DJ Arty is on the Essential Mix decks.

Atoms For Peace20130309

aka Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich, look after Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Audio Bullys20100327

take over the decks for another Essential Mix.

Audion20160423

Matthew Dear's techno alter ego Audion takes charge of the Essential Mix decks.

Featuring new music from Jimmy Edgar, Phil Kieran, Gold Panda's alias DJ Jennifer, a brand new Dense and Pika remix of 'Mouth To Mouth' and a brand new Audion track from his forthcoming album.

"Techno reigns supreme on this one, highlighting songs that inspire the sound of Audion. Thanks to all of the artists on this mix for doing what you do, day in and day out for the love of quality mind bending music. Jan on". Matthew Dear/Audion April 2016.

takes charge of the Essential Mix decks.

Avicii20101211

takes to Radio 1's special decks for the week's Essential Mix.

Axwell & Norman Doray20111230

Axwell and Norman Doray, recorded live in Miami, are on Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Azari & Iii20120114

take to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Baauer20160326

The world's best DJs take control of the Essential Mix decks.

Baauer makes his Essential Mix debut, delivering an eclectic two hours of music, including trap, garage, dubstep, hip-hop and more.

Basement Jaxx2010102320101231

The decks are cleared for a brand new Essential Mix from the legendary Basement Jaxx.

Another chance to hear Basement Jaxx's amazing Essential Mix from earlier in 2010.

Bbc Radio 1's Essential Mix At Glastonbury20100626

Glastonbury clears the decks for the Essential Mix - featuring Annie Mac, Chase and Status, Rusko and Toddla T.

Featuring Annie Mac, Chase and Status, Rusko and Toddla T.

Beardyman20111227

Another chance to hear Beardyman's unique Essential Mix from January 2011.

Beat Boxing Beardyman20110122

Beat boxer Beardyman unleashes a Radio 1 Essential Mix with a difference!

Music and featured items

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All tracks performed by Beardyman

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Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band - Express Yourself

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Hall and Oates Hall and Oates - I Can't Go For That

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Beardyman - You're Not Part Of Me

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A Tribe Called Quest A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It

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Saint Etienne Saint Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart

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Beardyman - All The Girls Be Touching My Ooh

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Cee Lo Green Cee Lo Green - Forget You

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Kings of Tomorrow - Finally

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Beardyman - Cheese And Crackers

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Tomcraft - Happiness

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Beardyman - Unzip My Armpits

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Daft Punk Daft Punk - Da Funk

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Underworld Underworld - King Of Snake

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Beardyman - Going Deep

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Shakedown - At Night

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Beardyman - I Don't Know

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Beardyman - Get Dutty

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Leftfield Leftfield - Phat Planet

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Beardyman - I Don't Want To Be Your Friend

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Beardyman - Pyramid, Square, Rectangle, Yeah!

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Beardyman - Glonk

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Power Of Love

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Beardyman - We Don't Know Where We're Going

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The All Seeing I - The Beat Goes On

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Beardyman - Back It Up

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Beardyman - 'Av It

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Beardyman - Not What You Planned For

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Beardyman - Aahh

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The Devlins - Crossing The River

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Beardyman - Ready For The Burn

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Leftfield Leftfield - Release The Pressure

Ben Klock20151010

Techno heavyweight Ben Klock weighs in on the Essential Mix.

Ben Ufo20131005

Hessle Audio's Ben UFO takes control of the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

, real name Ben Thomson, is one third of the pioneering dubstep label Hessle Audio, alongside Pearson Sound and Pangaea.

He holds down a weekly show on the influential bass music station Rinse FM and he's responsible for two of the finest mix albums of recent years; the magnificent Rinse:16 and Fabriclive 67. Can he make it three out of three on Radio 1's Essential Mix?!

Listen out for brand new music from Paul Woolford (aka Special Request), Pearson Sound, L.I.E.S. Records and Hessle Audio.

takes control of the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Best Of 2012: Alesso2012032420121225

Another chance to hear Sweden's Alesso making his debut on BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Alesso makes his debut on BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Alessandro Lindblad (his real name) is the latest Swedish sensation to come out of the House Mafia camp. He released his first EP less than two years ago on Stockholm label Joia, which is run by Luciano Ingrosso (Sebastian's uncle). He's worked with David Guetta, Avicii and, most notably, his mentor Seb Ingrosso, on the huge track 'Calling', now called 'Lose My Mind'.

Best Of 2012: Avicii @ Creamfields20121226

Radio 1's Essential Mix heads back to a wet Creamfields with Avicii.

Best Of 2012: Drumsound & Bassline Smith2012092220121225

Drumsound and Bassline Smith take charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

The East Midlands trio of Andy Wright, Benjamin Wiggett and Simon 'Bassline' Smith met at their local D&B night in Derby in. They started releasing music on their own Technique imprint in the late nineties. They've also released music on classic labels like V, Breakbeat Chaos and Good Looking. And they are behind cross-over bangers ‘Close’, ‘What Can You Do For Me’ and ‘Through The Night’.

Best Of 2012: Dusky2012101320121227

Hot London duo Dusky make their Radio 1 Essential Mix debut.

Dusky are London based producers Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman. They've been causing a huge stir amongst a wide range of DJs with tracks like Flo Jam and their remixes of Above and Beyond, Cloud 9 and Hot Chip. They met at sixth form college in Camden Town, London and released their debut album on Anjunadeep in 2011.

Another chance to hear hot London duo Dusky make their Radio 1 Essential Mix debut.

The world's biggest DJs on the world's biggest decks.

Best Of 2012: Feed Me2012090820121225

Radio 1 goes back to September 2012 for Feed Me's tasty Essential Mix.

Best Of 2012: Groove Armada2012050520121228

Another chance to hear Groove Armada's deep and dirty warehouse-inspired mix.

Groove Armada return to Radio 1's Essential Mix. Andy and Tom deliver a deep and dirty warehouse inspired mix.

Previewing new material from a forthcoming EP, re-edits of GA classics and a whole stack of house, techno and acid - Lights down for this one people!

Best Of 2012: Hot Chip2012060220121227

‘I don’t got no Abba, I don’t play no Gabba!’

Hot Chip take to the decks for tonight’s Essential Mix, journeying through house, garage, funk, soul and techno.

Hot Chip take to the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Best Of 2012: Jacques Lu Cont2012071420121228

Jacques Lu Cont drops exclusive new material on Radio 1's Essential Mix.

After going off to produce albums for Madonna and the Killers, Jacques Lu Cont (aka Stuart Price), is back in the DJ booth and back on Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Listen out for brand new 'tracques' as well as his unreleased remix of Coldplay's 'Charie Brown'

Best Of 2012: Maceo Plex2012021820121228

Maceo Plex takes over Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Tonight US-born, Spain-based DJ/Producer Maceo Plex blesses the Essential Mix turntables for the first time, dropping a mixture of old and brand-new tunes, representing the sound he's forged through his recent releases on labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Ellum Audio and No.19 Music!

If you like your house deep, funky and sexy this one is not to be missed.

Best Of 2012: Matt Tolfrey In Ibiza20121227

Matt Tolfrey, recorded live at Sankeys Ibiza, is on the Essential Mix decks.

Best Of 2012: Nicholas Jaar2012051920121227

Nicolas Jaar serves up a magical two-hour musical journey for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"I've watched Jurassic Park twice in my life - once when I was six and the second time a couple of weeks ago. It inspired me to think about how gaps in time change our way of perceiving".

Radio 1 goes back to May 2012 for Nicolas Jaar's magical two-hour musical journey.

The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

Best Of 2012: Pete Tong In Ibiza20121228

Head back to Radio 1's Ibiza Weekend with highlights from Pete Tong's set at Privilege!

Best Of 2012: Photek2012100620130102

Radio 1 heads back to October 2012 when Photek returned to Radio 1 for a new Essential Mix

Photek, aka Rupert Parkes, established himself as one of the UK's most groundbreaking producers in the 90's, with a string of classic releases for Metalheadz, Certificate 18 and his own Photek Productions.

After the release of his album 'Solaris' for Virgin records, he relocated to Los Angeles, where he scored music for film and television, including the Italian Job remake and Pirates Of The Carribbean. He was nominated for a Grammy award for his remix of Daft Punk's 'End Of Line' from the Tron Legacy soundtrack.

This is his first Essential Mix since 1997 and it features new material from his forthcoming album Ku:Palm, as well as new music from Grenier, Calibre and Sasha.

Best Of 2012: Rustie2012040720121226

Warp Record's Rustie is in charge of the week's Essential Mix!

Glaswegian producer/DJ Russell Whyte, aka Rustie is this week's Essential Mixer.

He burst out of Glasgow's Numbers party crew alongside the likes of Hudson Mohawk and Jackmaster.

Rustie is signed to the legendary Warp Records and he's also released music on labels like Hyperdub and Stuff Records. He's remixed Modeselektor and Jamie Lidell. And he scooped the Guardian's ‘First Album Award’ late last year for his stunning debut ‘Glass Swords’ which features the single Surph.

Listen out for new tracks in the mix from Hudson Mohawk, Surkin, Dorian Concept and of course Rustie himself.

Best Of 2012: Solomun2012072820121226

Radio 1 heads back to July 2012 when Hamburg's Solomun made his Essential Mix debut.

Hamburg's Solomun makes his Essential Mix debut.

Mladen Solomun, born in Bosnia, runs the Diynamic record label out of Hamburg. The label is home to the likes of Stimming and David August, as well as Solomun's own productions. He's also released music on Get Physical, Sonar Kollektiv, Dessous and more. And summer 2012 sees Solomun take up a label residency at Sankey's in Ibiza.

Best Of 2012: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs2012081820121226

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs control of the Essential Mix decks.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, aka Orlando Higginbottom, grabs a rare chance to Dj and play other people's music!

Here he drops new music from Eats Everything, Dusky, JD Twitch and Scuba, alongside classics from Leftfield, Todd Terry and Tom Tom Club.

Best Of Radio 1's Big Weekend Essential Mixes20100522

The best of the Essential Mixes from Radio 1's Big Weekend, featuring Deadmau5, Laurent Garnier and Mylo.

Featuring Deadmau5, Laurent Garnier and Mylo.

Bicep20140927

take control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"It was an honour to be asked to contribute to a mix series which we have been listening to throughout our teens growing up in Belfast. In this mix we tried to cover quite a lot of ground, across a fairly wide spectrum of our taste, whilst still keeping it club focused" Bicep September 2014.

Black Coffee20151121

South African house legend Black Coffee makes his Essential Mix debut.

Black Coffee: "Right where I was destined to be, doing a mix for the legendary Essential Mix."

Bob Moses20160305

Canadian duo Bob Moses make their Essential Mix debut, with a stunning two hours of music - including tracks from Session Victim, Roman Flügel, Brian Eno and a selection of artists from their hometown, Vancouver.

Bob Moses: "This mix was a great tool for us to define the next steps of where we want our sound to go, and to revisit where we currently see ourselves amongst our favorite music.

Canadian duo Bob Moses make their Essential Mix debut with a stunning two hours of music.

Bonobo20140412

Bonobo takes control of the world's favourite mix show.

Boy 8 Bit20100515

This is Boy 8 Bit's debut Essential Mix, and he's done a cracking job of it.

His mix features tracks from the likes of Ali Love, Mele, Leftfield, Yousef and Florence and The Machine.

Boy 8 Bit hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

Boys Noize20091010

take over the decks for another Radio 1 Essential Mix.

Breach, Aka Ben Westbeech20130706

, takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Breakage2010050120110104

Next up, it's Breakage and his Essential Mix from back in May 2010.

Next up it's Breakage and their Essential Mix from back in May 2010.

hit the decks for the Essential Mix.

Brodinski20110402

from France hits the Essential Mix decks.

Brookes Brothers20110723

take over the decks on the world's favourite mix show.

Buraka Som Sistema2010041020110105

Enjoy some of 2010's best Essential Mixes again - starting with Buraka Som Sistema.

take over the Essential Mix decks.

Butch20120303

Germany's Butch is on the decks for the week's Essential Mix.

Calyx And Teebee20121208

take charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Caribou2014101820151219 (R1)

is on the Essential Mix decks.

'Right now is an exciting time for me, with a new album about to come out and a world tour about to kick off. But it also means I'll be taking a break from all the DJing I've been doing as Daphni over the last few years. So this mix incorporates some of the music I've been playing in my DJ sets over the last little while and also some of the music I've been making. It features exclusive new music from friends of mine, Joy Orbison and Boddika, Pearson Sound, Les Sins, Anthony Naples and two new tracks from me under my Daphni alias. It was a lot of fun to record - I hope you enjoy it!' Dan Snaith (aka Caribou and Daphni), October 2014.

Carl Cox Live At Space20141011

Carl Cox, recorded live at Space Ibiza's closing party, provides the Essential Mix.

Carl Craig2011022620120105

Another chance to hear Carl Craig on Radio 1's Essential Mix decks from Feburary 2011.

takes to the Essential Mix decks to celebrate 20 years of Planet E.

Catz 'n Dogz20130420

Polish production duo Catz n' Dogz are in the hotseat for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

A couple of months ago, when we heard that we were going to get to mix our first Essential Mix, we had absolutely no idea what we were going to do. It's a very big deal for us to do this mix. We decided to use a lot of old records and tracks that we really liked when we first started playing together in our hometown in Poland. That's why, for example, we asked Jacek Sienkiewicz to send us 'Dream Machine' and also why we included Michael Mayer 'Speaker'.

There is a lot of old vinyl that we included especially for our Essential Mix. Harry Kane, T-RWKR, Arto Mwambe, Needs, Terry Brooks and one of our all time favourite records from Alex Cortex that we even edited specially. We really have to thank Axel Boman for introducing us to Bassroots 'Good Life' and Marcin Czubala because we discovered Sofrito Specials through him.

There is something from our label Pets Recordings, that our friend Nikola Baytala from San Francisco will put out at the end of May. It will be his first EP for many years and this track is probably one of the most trippy things we've ever released. That's why we love it so much! There are a lot of tracks in the mix that have their own story but, for now, we're gonna let the music speak for itself'. Catz 'n Dogz, April 2013.

Cedric Gervais20130323

Miami's Cedric Gervais takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Cedric Gervais is a French born, Florida based DJ and Producer. He became the youngest ever resident at Paris' famous Queen club when he was just 15 years old, before moving to Miami in the late nineties. He's been a resident at some of the city's most iconic venues, including Crobar (now Cameo), Nikki Beach and Space. As a producer he has worked with and remixed the likes of Lenny Kraviz and Lana Del Ray. And he was behind the infectious 'Molly', which was infamously name checked on stage by Madonna.

Chris Lake20100814

Cream Ibiza resident Chris Lake takes over the decks for another Essential Mix.

Christian Smith20100116

Christian Smith is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

The founder of Tronic Records delivers his second Essential Mix. He's a Swedish Born, Sao Paolo based, DJ and producer and he's been on a hot streak of form in the last year, dominating dance music download charts like Beatport with tracks like 'Air Miles', 'Daytona' and 'Elixir'.

Chuckie20100612

The King of Dirty Dutch from Holland makes his debut on Radio 1's Essential Mix.

He was behind the worldwide smash 'Let The Bass Kick in Miami Girl' and he's remixed the likes of Sergio Mendes and David Guetta.

Chuckie hits the decks for the Essential Mix.

Claptone20150425

is in control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Claude Vonstroke20131123

returns to Radio 1's Essential Mix.

The Dirtybird boss Barclay Crenshaw, aka Claude VonStroke, is behind tracks like 'Who's Afraid Of Detroit', 'Deep Throat', 'The Whistler' and 'Vocal Chords'; and has just released his third artist album 'Urban Animal' which features 'Can't Wait' and 'The Clapping Track'.

Fresh off a bumper year of touring, which included the first Dirtybird weekly Ibiza Residency, VonStroke returns for his second Essential Mix which features exclusive new material from Catz N Dogz and Doorly.

Coldcut X Seven Davis Jr20150926

Coldcut and Seven Davis Jr share the turntables for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Coldcut and Seven Davis Jr share the Essential Mix turntables to celebrate Ninja Tune's twenty-fifth anniversary.

Cosmic Gate20110212

are on the decks for the week's Essential Mix.

German DJs Cosmic Gate (Bossi and Nic Chagall) take control of Radio 1's Essential Mix this week. They've been making music together for over 11 years and they enjoyed Top 10 success in 2001 with the crossover hit 'Firewire'. They've shifted towards a deeper, edgier sound in recent years, with productions for labels like Maelstrom and remixes for Oceanlab, Deadmau5 and Robbie Rivera maintaining the their position as one of the most in demand acts in trance.

Check out our minimix sampler of the show over on the Radio 1 Dance Blog.

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix.

Cream @ Privilege20120811

Highlights from Cream's night at Privilege as part of Radio 1's Ibiza weekend.

Highlights from Cream's night at Privilege as part of Radio 1's Ibiza weekend, featuring Chase and Status, Sebastian Ingrosso, Benny Benassi and Pete Tong!

Creamfields Ibiza: Mk And Steve Angello20150808

Highlights from the first Creamfields Ibiza with MK and Steve Angello.

Creamfields Special20120901

Avicii and Loadstar recorded live at Creamfields. Plus a brand new mix from Richie Hawtin.

Avicii and Loadstar recorded live at Creamfields. Plus a brand new mix from Richie Hawtin, recorded live in Berlin. This replaces coverage of Sunday at Creamfields, which was cancelled due to severe weather and flooding on site.

Damian Lazarus's Ancient Moons20150516

take care of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

take care of Radio 1's Essential Mix, including tracks recorded live at the BBC's Maida Vale studios.

Daniel Avery20140329

Daniel Avery from Erol Alkan's Phantasy Sounds is in charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Danny Byrd2010082820110104

Rounding off our trio of Essential Mixes, Danny Byrd takes to the decks for a D&B mix.

Hospital Records' drum and bass producer Danny Byrd takes to the decks.

Danny Daze20130720

Miami's Danny Daze takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Dave Spoon20100508

In New DJs We Trust graduate Dave Spoon returns to the Radio 1 turntables for a fresh Essential Mix.

Spoon has had Essential New Tunes with 'At Night' and 'Baditutde', he runs the Televizion label and has just co-produced Wiley's new single 'Electric Boogaloo' with Nick Hawlkes.

Dave Spoon hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

David Guetta20150523

has a special Influences Essential Mix.

Davide Squillace20120929

Italian DJ Davide Squillace has been resident at Ibiza's most infamous after party, Circo Loco at DC 10, since 2007.

As a producer he's released music on labels like Ovum, Sci+Tek and Desolat, and he's founder of the label and art collective 'This and That Lab'. His mix features new material from Rekins, Intacto, Desolat and This And That.

DC10 resident Davide Squillace is in the Essential Mix hot seat.

Deep Dish20140322

Deep Dish return to Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Deetron - 120121117

I'm happy to introduce you to my debut on the Essential Mix. It was recorded in my studio using vinyl and digital files on Monday this week, so it's as fresh as can be. It contains new and old music from the likes of Moodymann, Todd Terje, Koreless, The xx, Pepe Bradock, Four Tet and much more. Expect a few first plays and exclusive edits, which I have been using as secret weapons at my gigs, as well as upcoming unreleased music from myself, Ripperton, Ejeca, Boddika and Joy O amongst many others. I hope you enjoy the music!

Deetron, November 2012.

The world's biggest DJs on the world's biggest decks.

Denney20160109

Back To Basics resident Denney has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Derrick Carter20110604

is back on the Essential Mix decks for two hours of jacking house Chicago style.

Derrick Carter is back on the Essential Mix decks.

is back on the Essential Mix decks.

Detroit Swindle20150620

Deep Dutch house with Detroit Swindle.

"We spent about two days going through our record collection and we had to choose from way too many tracks! It was probably the most difficult thing we've had to do this year. We really wanted this mix to be a representation of the sound that people have come to like about us. So you'll hear a few DS classics, a lot of new music and of course some of our own tracks." Detroit Swindle, June 2015.

Dimitri From Paris20110319

dishes up an Essential Mix of disco, house and funk.

Dirty South20130316
Disclosure20130810

take control of the Essential Mix decks.

Dixon20130914

Berlin's Dixon is on the Essential Mix decks.

Dj Ez20150411

DJ EZ takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Dj Medhi And Busy P20091107

provide the Essential Mix, recorded live at the Warehouse Project in Manchester.

DJ Medhi and Busy P recorded live at the Warehouse Project in Manchester.

recorded live at the Warehouse Project in Manchester.

Dj Snake20140125

Skream and Benga's Future Stars choice DJ Snake is on the Essential Mix decks.

'The Essential Mix Future Stars series concludes with Parisian producer DJ Snake, chosen by Skream and Benga.

DJ Snake is behind tracks like 'Bird Machine' and 'Turn Down For What. And he has a Grammy nomination to his name for his production work on Lada Gaga's 'Born This Way' album! This Essential Mix features new music from Dillon Francis, GTA and DJ Snake himself.

Dj Zinc20091114

takes over on the Essential Mix.

DJ Zinc takes over on the Essential Mix.

Doorly2010091820110106

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix from Ibiza Rocks resident and former Essential Mix Introducing star Doorly.

Ibiza Rocks resident and former Essential Mix Introducing star Doorly takes over.

Next up, it's Ibiza Rocks resident Doorly and his Essential Mix from September 2010.

Next up, it's Ibiza Rocks resident Doorly and his Essential Mix from back in September 2010.

Drumsound And Bassline Smith20120922

take charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

The East Midlands trio of Andy Wright, Benjamin Wiggett and Simon 'Bassline' Smith met at their local D&B night in Derby in. They started releasing music on their own Technique imprint in the late nineties. They've also released music on classic labels like V, Breakbeat Chaos and Good Looking. And they are behind cross-over bangers ‘Close’, ‘What Can You Do For Me’ and ‘Through The Night’.

Duck Sauce20131012

Armand Van Helden and A-Trak combine to drop a Duck Sauce 'Duck Tape' Essential Mix!

'Canada's A-Trak and New York's Armand Van Helden first combined as Duck Sauce back in 2009 on the Final Edition sampling single 'Anyway'. They've since achieved worldwide megastardom with 'Barbra Streisand', 'Big Bad Wolf' and 'Its You'. And they are readying themsleves to release a full album in 2014 called 'Quack'.

This Essential Mix features exclusive, never-heard-before tracks and demos from the album, as well as old skool tunes from Cajmere, Black Legend and Armand Van Helden.

Dusky20121013

Hot London duo Dusky make their Radio 1 Essential Mix debut.

Dusky are London based producers Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman. They've been causing a huge stir amongst a wide range of DJs with tracks like Flo Jam and their remixes of Above and Beyond, Cloud 9 and Hot Chip. They met at sixth form college in Camden Town, London and released their debut album on Anjunadeep in 2011.

Dusty Kid20091024

takes over the decks with an Italian techno-themed Essential Mix.

Dusty Kid takes over the decks with an Italian techno-themed Essential Mix.

Eats Everything20111126

, recorded live at In:Motion in Bristol, are on the Essential Mix decks.

Eats Everything20121215

Bristol's Eats Everything are on the decks for an Edits Everything special!

Ed Banger Special20151017

Busy P presents an Ed Banger special, featuring mixes from himself, Para One and Cassius.

Busy P: "Like Green Velvet said - I like electro, I like retro, I like house and techno!"

Essential Mix Masters: Dave Clarke20151031

Techno legend Dave Clarke steps up for #5 in the Essential Mix Master Series.

Techno legend Dave Clarke steps up for #5 in the Essential Mix Master Series, recorded live at Melkweg Amsterdam, Amsterdam Dance Event.

Essential Mix Of The Year Special20111217

We mash up some of the nominees for 2011's Essential Mix of the Year.

Etienne De Crecy20150307

"This is the Superdiscount Mall Trip. The perfect sound track for shopping in the fever of consumption!". Etienne De Crécy, March 2015.

has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Faithless Sound System20100227

The Faithless Sound System takes over the Essential Mix decks.

Feed Me20120908

dishes up a tasty Essential Mix.

Ferry Corsten20100417

takes over the Essential Mix decks.

Finnebassen20140816

Radio 1 focuses on Norway as Oslo's Finnebassen makes his Essential Mix debut.

'The focus is on Norway on Radio 1 as Oslo's deep house master Finnebassen makes his Essential Mix debut. With new music from Blond:ish, Andrew Bratten, Steve Bug and a new Finnebassen track.

Floating Points20151128

with an eclectic mix journeying from latin to disco to jazz to techno.

Flume20151003

Australia's Flume takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Flume: "I wanted to make it a bit of a journey, not a straight up dancefloor mix. There's a couple of previously unreleased productions of mine in there too."

Four Tet20100123

Another chance to hear Four Tet's Essential Mix, first broadcast way back in January 2010.

One of the UK's most creative music brains delivers a lush two hours of genre bending electronic music.

Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, is a London based producer and DJ who has held residencies at The End and Plastic People in the capital and regularly plays venues as diverse as The Plug in Sheffield to the Cartier Foundation in Paris.

His fifth album as Four Tet is released this week, entitled 'There Is Love In You'.

Four Tet take over for this week's Essential Mix.

Four Tet20101229

Another chance to hear Four Tet's Essential Mix, first broadcast way back in January 2010.

Four Tet X Jamie Xx20150328

Four Tet and Jamie xx team up for another in the Essential Mix X series.

Fred V & Grafix20160521

Fred V and Grafix drop exclusive new music in their Essential Mix.

"The mix contains a lot of new music from our forthcoming album 'Oxygen', as well as the music that has influenced it. The mix features classic drum'n'bass tracks that got us into the genre, as well as a lot of music from various tempos that we are currently listening to. There are also plenty of exclusives from producers you might not have heard of, enjoy!"

Fred V and Grafix May, 2016.

Friend Within20140111

The Essential Mix Future Stars series continues with Annie Mac's choice, Friend Within.

From The Glastonbury Archive!20150627

Radio 1 raids the archives for the Chemical Brothers, Chase and Status and Rudimental!

Radio 1 raids the Essential Mix Glastonbury archives with The Chemical Brothers from the Other Stage in 1997, the year they released 'Dig Your Own Hole'. Plus DJ sets from Chase and Status (2010) and Rudimental (2013) taken from live Essential Mixes on the Shangri La after-hours stage!

Gaiser And Matador20140705

Minus and Enter residents Gaiser and Matador are on the Essential Mix decks.

Gareth Wyn20110115

Cream Ibiza resident Gareth Wyn is on the decks for the Essential Mix.

Gilles Peterson20140614

Gilles Peterson celebrates the World Cup with a 100 per cent Brazilian Essential Mix!

Glasgow Takeover20140517

Jackmaster presents some of Glasgow's best new DJs.

Jackmaster presents some of Glasgow's best new DJs - Jasper James, Luma aka Sparky and Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, aka Dan Monox and The Wasp.

Glastonbury 201420140628

Radio 1's Essential Mix comes live from a field in Somerset as Glastonbury 2014 continues.

Gorgon City20140823

take to the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"We've always considered the Essential Mix being the 'Holy Grail' of electronic music. For years we've wanted to do this and finally the time feels right, as our debut album is coming and we're touring more than ever. We hope our Essential Mix represents what a Gorgon City club night feels like. Enjoy!" Gorgon City, August 2014.

Green Velvet20140719

is on the Essential Mix decks.

Groove Armada20120505

return to Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Groove Armada return to Radio 1's Essential Mix. Andy and Tom deliver a deep and dirty warehouse inspired mix.

Previewing new material from a forthcoming EP, re-edits of GA classics and a whole stack of house, techno and acid - Lights down for this one people!

return to Radio 1's Essential Mix. Andy and Tom deliver a deep and dirty warehouse inspired mix.

Grum20140524

Grum brings the disco house to Radio 1's Essential Mix.

'I grew up in a small town in the east of Scotland. It was 1999 and dance music was this enormous thing. You could hear it everywhere and the energy and production really triggered my imagination and I wanted to make my own. The progressive house and electroclash music from that time really inspired me intially. But of course I was too young to go to the clubs back then! The idea with this Essential Mix was to create a really beautiful journey through the electrronic music that l love. I've got long lost vinyl only cuts from 2000 mixed with modern artists such as Eric Prydz, Guy J and Henry Saiz. Plus I've created several exclusive edits for this mix'. Grum, May 2014.

Guti20120331

Argentinian DJ and producer Guti takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Guy Gerber20130921

takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

'Israel's Guy Gerber is the man behind the well respected Supplemental Facts label and tracks like 'Stoppage Time' and 'Tourist Trap'. This summer has seen him take over the coveted Wednesday night slot at Pacha from Erick Morillo, with the 'Wisdom Of The Glove' residency.

Gerber recorded this Essential Mix 'as-live' in his Ibiza appartment overlooking Talamance Bay and he describes it as a farewell to the summer and a hello to the autumn. The mix features brand new music from tINI, Dixon, Gerber's 11:11 collaboration with P Diddy and some unreleased live compositions.

Hackney Highlights - Nero And Andy C20120707

Nero and Andy C, recorded live at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, provide the Essential Mix.

Nero and Andy C, recorded live in the Dance Arena at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012, are on the Essential Mix decks this week.

Hackney Weekend Highlights20120630

Essential highlights from the Dance Arena at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend.

Hannah Wants20150530

takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

"Mixtapes have always been a massive part of me as an artist. When I make a mixtape you get the whole of me. For me it's about going on a journey... exploring music, the tiny details, the intricate mixing. I spent days searching for the beats to include in this mix. It was important for me to use a wide range of music from new and unheard exclusives, current tracks, older tracks, as well as some classics that both influenced me through the years. This Essential Mix is a full representation of my sound and style at this time in my career and was an absolute honour to make, thank you!" Hannah Wants, May 2015.

Hardwell20121124

Dutch superstar Hardwell takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Heidi20140920

takes to the world-famous Essential Mix decks.

Hosh20131019

Diynamic Music's H.O.S.H. makes his Essential Mix debut.

Holger Behn, aka H.O.S.H., is one of the key figures behind the influential Diynamic Music out of Hamburg. He's also made records for labels like Get Physical, Strictly Rhythm and Dessous. And he's had residencies at Watergate in Berlin, Studio 80 in Amsterdam and Sankeys in Ibiza.

His debut Essential Mix incudes brand new music from Solomun, Uner and H.O.S.H.; as well as classics from Mr V, Murk and Ian Pooley.

takes over the Essential Mix decks.

Hot Chip20120602

take to the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

‘I don’t got no Abba, I don’t play no Gabba!’

Hot Chip take to the decks for tonight’s Essential Mix, journeying through house, garage, funk, soul and techno.

Hot Natured20140426

House supergroup Hot Natured are on the Essential Mix decks.

House supergroup Hot Natured, aka Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Ali Love and Luca C, are on the Essential Mix decks.

Huxley20141115

Former UK Garage producer, turned underground house hero Michael Dodman, aka Huxley, drops his first ever Essential Mix. Featuring brand new music from Eats Everything, Bicep vs Midland, Ejeca J.Phlip and Huxley himself.

Ibiza Special20120803

Get a flavour of the White Isle with a specially extended Essential Mix.

Get a flavour of the White Isle with a specially extended Essential Mix featuring highlights from Carl Cox's birthday set at Space, plus DJ Sneak and Matt Tolfrey live at Sankeys.

In New Music We Trust Live20100306

Kissy Sell Out and Alex Metric see out the party with another Essential Mix.

Jack Beats2010022020110104

Enjoy some of 2010's best Essential Mixes again - starting with Jack Beats from February.

Uk duo Beni G (Mixologists) and Niall Ferguson (Plus One from the Scratch Perverts) unite to showcase their Jack Beats project.

They've released music on Herve's Cheap Thrills Recordings and have remixed Brits winner Florence and The Machine.

Jack Beats take to the decks on the Essential Mix.

Jackmaster20140315

Jackmaster is on the decks for the world's favourite mix show.

Jacques Lu Cont20120714

Jacques Lu Cont takes to the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Jakwob20140503

Jakwob takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

James Blake20110528

gets behind the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

James Blake2011091720120104

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

This week on the Essential Mix Pete Tong chats with James Blake as they discuss DJing, touring and how the Mercury nominated artist approached his inaugural set on the show!

Over the two hour session, James drops a load of his own music, as well as tracks from Salem, Drake, Africa Hitech and Stevie Wonder! Everything from classical music through to hiphop, dubstep to soul, in what must be one of the most eclectic selections in months!

James Blake is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

James Zabiela20100403

The UK's very own JZ, James Zabiela, is back on the Essential Mix with a brand new mix for 2010.

Zabiela is reknowned as one of the finest technicians of the CDJ turntable and is due to release a Masters Series album on legendary dance label Reniassance later in April.

The awesome James Zabiela takes to the decks for another Essential Mix.

Jamie Jones And Tini20130803

The Ibiza vibes continue with Jamie Jones and tINI, recorded live at Paradise at DC10.

Jamie Xx2011082720120609
Jamie Xx2011082720111228
Jamie Xx2011082720120609

Another chance to hear Jamie XX's Essential Mix.

takes to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks, throwing down a stunning two hour mix featuring house, garage, disco, boogie and much more.

Jamie XX is a member of the award wining The XX. As a solo producer he's remixed the likes of Adele and Florence and The Machine and he released the critically acclaimed 'We're New Here', a remix album of the late Gil Scott Heron's 'Im New Here'.

Jamie Xx2011082720111228

We repeat some of our favourite Essential Mixes of 2011, here with Jamie XX on the decks.

takes to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks, throwing down a stunning two hour mix featuring house, garage, disco, boogie and much more.

Jamie XX is a member of the award wining The XX.

As a solo producer he's remixed the likes of Adele and Florence and The Machine and he released the critically acclaimed 'We're New Here', a remix album of the late Gil Scott Heron's 'Im New Here'.

Jamie XX takes to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks.

Japanese Popstars20110611

are on the decks for the week's Essential Mix.

Jaymo And Andy George20130406

Moda residents Jaymo and Andy George return to Radio 1 for the Essential Mix.

Jimmy Edgar20140510

Detroit's Jimmy Edgar is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"This Essential Mix is Ultramajic doing Detroit radio circa 1993. It's all of my inspirations put into one mix, modernised melodically and meticulously blended". Jimmy Edgar, May 2014.

John 00 Fleming20100213

Brighton trance stalwart, and man behind JOOF Recordings, John '00' Fleming delivers two hours of pure dark trance.

Lights off for this one!

John 00 Fleming takes over the Essential Mix decks.

takes over the Essential Mix decks.

John Digweed20100529

hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

Jon Hopkins20141122

takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

'It feels amazing to join a line up that has included so many people whose music I admire. I put a lot of work into this, trying to showcase the tracks that have influenced my recent album and live shows, and trying to build a musical structure and journey over the two hours. I really hope everyone enjoys it' Jon Hopkins, November 2014.

Jonas Rathsman20150613

Sweden's Jonas Rathsman takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"I'm truly honoured to be doing an Essential Mix. I want the mix to be a representation of who I have become as an artist and to build a journey over the two hours. Every track has to have its own rightful place in a mix, each one telling its own story and building a picture across a set. I am extremely excited to share some special music with you all." Jonas Rathsman, June 2015.

Jordan Suckley20140222

Jordan Suckley is on the decks for the world's favourite mix show.

Former In New DJs We Trust resident Jordan Suckley returns to Radio 1 for his full Essential Mix debut, bringing brand new music from Max Graham, Will Atkinson and Simon Patterson!

Joris Voorn20100911

hits the decks for an Essential Mix recorded at Creamfields 2010.

Joris Voorn20150131

has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Joy Orbison20140726

London-based DJ and producer Peter O'Grady, aka Joy Orbison, drops new material.

'London-based DJ and producer, Peter O' Grady, aka Joy Orbison, drops new material from his label Hinge Finger, as well as brand new music from James Blake and Pearson Sound.

Judge Jules20130907

Speaker devastation and sonic penetration as the judge who won't budge returns to Radio 1!

'Dance music icon and owner of the most famous glasses in the game, Judge Jules, is back at Radio 1 and the Essential Mix.

Fresh off another succesful Ibiza season at his legendary Judgement nights, Jules returns with new music from Arty, Mark Sixma and Binary Finary, alongside some of his own productions and classics from Mauro Picotto, Brainbug and Hi Gate.

Maximum speaker devastation and sonic penetration as the judge who won't budge returns to Radio 1!

Julio Bashmore2011092420120104

Another chance to hear Julio Bashmore's amazing Essential Mix from September 2011.

from Bristol makes his Essential Mix debut on BBC Radio 1. Alongside Eats Everything and Waifs and Strays, Bashmore is leading the charge for a new wave of Bristolian electronic music producers. His productions include 'Battle For Middle You' and 'Father Father'; and he's also remixed the likes of Mosca, Zero 7 and Buraka Som Sistema.

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Julio Bashmore20150502

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Justin Martin20100703

Justin Martin, owner of US label Dirty Bird, hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

Karlsson And Winnberg Of Miike Snow20120915

serve up the week's Essential Mix, featuring exclusive new Miike Snow remixes!

The world's biggest DJs on the world's biggest decks.

Kaskade20120106

Another chance to hear the mighty Kaskade's Essential Mix from back in September 2011.

, Las Vegas resident, one of the driving forces behind the Identity Festival and generally one of America's biggest name DJs, delivers 2 hours of melodic, euphoric, big-room house music in this exclusive Radio 1 Essential Mix.

Kim Fai20101002

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix with up and coming DJ and producer Kim Fai

Kink20140531

Bulgaria's Strahil Velchev, aka Kink, is a man who loves machines so much that his Twitter handle is @Kink303! His magic fingers earned him the Number 3 spot in Resident Advisors' Top Live Acts Of 2013. And this Essential Mix features an exclusive live analogue improvisation!

The Essential Mix heads to Bulgaria with DJ KiNK in the mix.

Kolsch20140104

Radio 1 kicks off the Essential Mix Future Stars series with Pete Tong's choice - Kolsch.

Kryder20150321

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Kutski's Halloween Hard Beats...20141101

Scary Halloween BPMs with Kutski on the Essential Mix!

'I represent the harder end of the dance music spectrum and it's a really exciting time in our scene at the moment, with all styles of dance from house to trap taking such heavy influence from us. My goal was to represent the full spectrum of the harder styles, from the harder, more underground side of house known as subground, to the extremes of hardcore, and just about everything in-between, on this two hour journey of ear blistering beats and bass!'

Kutski October 2014.

Laidback Luke20110219

The Dutch dynamo from Mixmash records mixes up two hours of past and future classics. Expect to hear house, techno, dubstep, moombahton and more!

takes over the decks for another Essential Mix.

Laurent Garnier20140405

French DJ Laurent Garnier takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Lee Burridge20150905

provides a Burning Man-inspired Essential Mix.

Lee Foss20121110

Hot Natured's Lee Foss is in control of the Radio 1 Essential Mix.

Live From Cream @ Privilege20140803

Radio 1 heads to Cream @ Privilege in Ibiza for a live Essential Mix.

Radio 1 heads to Cream @ Privilege in Ibiza for a live Essential Mix featuring Steve Angelo, Above and Beyond, Sasha B2B with Pete Tong and loads more!

Live From Cream @ Privilege In Ibiza20130804

Radio 1's Ibiza Essential Mix is live from Cream @ Privilege.

Radio 1's Ibiza Essential Mix is live from a massive night at Cream @ Privilege in Ibiza with sets from Eric Prydz, Hardwell and some guy called Pete Tong!

Live From Enter At Space In Ibiza20150730

Heidi, Miss Kitten and Maya Jane Coles come live from Enter at Space in Ibiza as part of Radio 1's Ibiza Weekend!

Live From Glastonbury 201320130629

Radio 1's Essential Mix is live from Glastonbury - expect big names and a few surprises!

Live From Hull20120127

Chuckie, Judge Jules, Fedde Le Grand and Porter Robinson are on the decks for a special live Essential Mix from Hull.

Chuckie, Judge Jules, Fedde Le Grand and Porter Robinson in a live Essential Mix from Hull

Live From Sonar20120616

Featuring Simian Mobile Disco, Brodinski v Gesaffelstein, Jackbeats and Annie Mac.

Radio 1's Essential Mix comes live from Sonar in Barcelona with Simian Mobile Disco, Brodinski v Gesaffelstein, Jackbeats and Annie Mac

Live From Sugabeat20100130

The Essential Mix comes live from Sugarbeat in Edinburgh with Annie Mac and Hostage on the decks.

Live from Sugarbeat in Edinburgh with Annie Mac and Hostage on the decks.

Live From Sugarbeat20100130

Live from Sugarbeat in Edinburgh with Annie Mac and Hostage on the decks.

Come this way for two frenetic, sweaty hours live from Sugarbeat Club at Cabaret Voltaire, with Radio 1's Anne Mac and a name to watch in 2010, Edinburgh's local hero, Hostage.

Live In Glasgow, Annie Mac20101218

Annie Mac takes over the decks live in Glasgow.

Live In Glasgow, Calvin Harris20101218

Calvin Harris joins the Radio 1 party in Glasgow.

Live In Glasgow, Pete Tong20101218

Radio 1's Deadmau5 afterparty continues with Pete Tong

Live In Glasgow, Skream And Benga20101218

Skream and Benga round off the party as Radio 1's night in Glasgow comes to an end.

Live In Glasgow, Zane Lowe20101217

Radio 1's Deadmau5 afterparty kicks off with Zane Lowe

Loadstar20130713

D&B duo Loadstar take control of the Essential Mix decks.

Lovebox20150725

Featuring Kerri Chandler and Joy Orbison Back 2 Back with Ben UFO.

Highlights from the Essential Mix Arena at Lovebox, featuring Kerri Chandler and Joy Orbison Back 2 Back with Ben UFO.

Luciano @ Pacha In Ibiza20120103

Feel the sunshine as we jet off to Ibiza with Luciano on the Essential Mix decks.

Feel the sunshine as we jet off to Ibiza with Luciano on the Essential Mix decks, recorded live at Pacha.

Luciano At Pacha20111001

Luciano recorded live at Pacha in Ibiza is on the Essential Mix decks.

L-vis 199020120107

are on the decks for the first new Essential Mix of 2012.

Maceo Plex20120218

takes over Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Machinedrum20131116

Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum, is an American producer who has released music on labels like Lucky Me, Merck, Planet Mu. And he has just released his debut album for the legendary British label Ninja Tune. He's also produced music for Azelia Banks and remixed Jamie Lidell and Bonobo. This Essential MIx features exclusive and previously unreleased music from Rustie, Jimmy Edgar, DJ Rashad and Machinedrum.

is at the controls for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum, is an American producer who has released music on labels like Lucky Me, Merck, Planet Mu. And he has just released his debut labum for the legendary British label Ninja Tune. He's also prodcued music for Azelia Banks and remixed Jamie Lidell and Bonobo. This Essential MIx features exclusive and previously unreleased music from Rustie, Jimmy Edgar, DJ Rashad and Machinedrum.

Magda20101030

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix with Magda - Berlin's first lady of techno

Magda20140308

In a genre dominated by men, few dominate techno as much as Magda. The co-founder of Items and Things and former Minus member drops a brand new Essential Mix for 2014.

Techno DJ Magda is at the controls for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Magnetic Man2010072420101230

Another chance to hear Magnetic Man's special dubstep Essential Mix.

Dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man hit the decks for the Essential Mix.

Mala20130413

Bass Week continues with dubstep pioneer Mala in the hotseat for the Essential Mix.

is a founder member of dubstep pioneers Digital Mystikz and the legendary dubstep night DMZ. He released some of the very first dubstep records on his DMZ label and Hatcha's Big Apple Records and was a key player on Mary Anne Hobbs seminal Dubstep Warz radio show in 2006, alongside a young Skream and Benga!

He remains as vital as ever to bass music, releasing one of 2012's best albums 'Mala in Cuba' on Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings, a dubstep-meets-live-cuban-rhythms soundclash.

Marcel Dettman20140419

Marcel Dettman takes over the Essential Mix decks.

36-year-old Berghain resident and founder of the MDR label, Marcel Dettmann, drops a rare recorded DJ mix, featuring two hours of raw techno inspired by the legendary Berlin club.

Marco Carola20110205

Techno DJ Marco Carola takes to the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Marcus Schossow20101016
Mark Ronson & Zane Lowe In Ibiza20101228

Another chance to hear Mark Ronson and Zane Lowe rocking Space in Ibiza in August 2010.

Martin Garrix20140906

Martin Garrix has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Martin Solveig20110716

takes over the world's favourite mix show.

Martyn20120317

goes deep Dutch on Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Mat Zo20130209

DJ and producer Mat Zo takes to Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Matthew Herbert20150711

takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Matthias Tanzmann20151205

celebrates 15 years of his influential house and techno label Moon Harbour.

celebrates 15 years of his house and techno label Moon Harbour.

Matthias Tanzmann celebrates 15 years of his influential house and techno label Moon Harbour.

Max Cooper20150228

takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"I wanted to make this mix a fusion of everything that I love most about music, without any restraints. As a result it plays a little like a trip through the inside of my head. I was lucky enough to receive some amazing unreleased tracks from some of the best out there; Nils Frahm, Lusine, Rob Clouth and Tim Hecker. I've hidden a couple of new tracks of mine in there too. I hope there's something in there you enjoy!". Max Cooper February 2015.

Maya Jane Coles2011070920120105

makes her Essential Mix debut in July 2011.

makes her Essential Mix debut. The 23 year old from London is undoubtedly one of the breakthrough DJs of 2011. She has released music on labels like Mobilee, Defected, 20 20 Vison and Dogmatik. And she's built a reputation as an accomplished DJ with sets at the likes of Fabric, Space and Glastonbury.

Maya Jane Coles makes her Essential Mix debut in July 2011.

hits Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Maya Jane Coles20130504

takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Michael Woods On The Essential Mix20111210

This week, the Essential Mix welcomes Michael Woods to the hallowed turntables for his debut set.

The Diffused record label head honcho, is also the producer responsible for the massive 'No Access' and 'Bullet' tunes from the past year, and he drops a number of exlusive original tracks and remixes, in what is a 120 minute rollercoaster Essential Mix!

Michael Woods takes to Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Midland20160220

takes over the Essential Mix decks for an eclectic and stunning two hours.

Midland takes over the Essential Mix decks for an eclectic and stunning two hours, including a variety of sounds from across the globe and exclusives from himself.

takes over the Essential Mix decks for an eclectic and stunning two hours, including a variety of sounds from across the globe and exclusives from himself.

Miguel Campbell20120825

Leeds' very own Miguel Campbell is the owner of Outcross Records. He's behind tracks like 'Something Special' and 'Baby I Got It'; and is due to drop a debut album on label of the moment Hot Creations.

His debut Essential Mix is a soulful and funky journey through upfront and classic house. Listen out for exclusives from Maceo Plex and Onira and classic tracks from Daft Punk and Paul Johnson.

Hot Creation's Miguel Campbell makes his Essential Mix debut.

Mk20140208

MK is on the Essential Mix decks.

'Marc Kinchen, aka MK, is the pioneering producer behind one of house music's most famous remixes - Nightcrawler's 'Push The Feeling On'.

He took a break from dance music in the mid 1990's to become Will Smith's in house engineer; then made his return to house music in 2011, remixing everyone from Pitbull to Disclosure to Storm Queen's number one single 'Look Right Through'. This, his first Essential Mix since 1995, features exclusive new MK remixes of London Garmmar, Hot Natured, Haim, Paloma Faith and more!

Modeselektor20120103

We head back to October 2011 for Modeselektor's Radio 1 Essential Mix.

Berlin's Modeselektor take over Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Modeselektor are Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary and formed shortly after the fall of the infamous Berlin Wall in 1989. They soon found a home on Ellen Allien's Bpitch Control label and have released acclaimed albums like 'Hello Mom' and 'Happy Birthday'. They've collaborated with artists like Apparat and Parisian rap group TTC; and toured with Radiohead. Gernot and Sebastian have just released their third artist album 'Monkeytown', which features Thom Yorke.

Nero2010111320110106

It's dubstep duo Nero on the decks - first broadcast in November 2010.

Hot UK dubstep duo Nero hit the decks for their Essential Mix debut.

Nero20150912
Nero20150912

span the decades with a very special Essential Mix.

Nervo20130824

Australian superstar sisters Nervo are on the Essential Mix decks.

'NERVO are Australian born, London based sisters Mim and Liv. They are behind tracks like 'We're All No One' with Afrojack and Steve Aoki, 'Like Home' with Nicky Romero and 'Hold On'. They are also succesful songwriters and co-wrote the David Guetta smash 'When Love Takes Over'.

Their Essential Mix debut features music from Hardwell, Paul Woolford, Fatboy Slim and Riva Starr, as well as NERVO's new single 'Not Taking This No More'.

Netsky20110107

Rounding off our trio of Essential Mixes, Netsky slams the D&B onto the decks - first broadcast in October 2010.

Netsky slams the D&B onto the decks - first broadcast in October 2010.

Nicholas Jaar20120421

takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Nick Curly20100731

Germany's Nick Curly is the man behind respected techno labels 8Bit and Cecille Records and he's a resident for Kehakuma at Space in Ibiza.

An Essential Mix with hot German techno producer and Space Ibiza resident Nick Curly.

Nicole Moudaber20120623

Space Ibiza resident Nicole Moudaber is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Nina Kraviz20120512

Russian house and techno DJ Nina Kraviz is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Noir20130622

Danish DJ Noir is on the Essential Mix decks.

Noisia2010031320110107

Next up, it's Dutch trio Noisia and their Essential Mix from back in March 2010.

The decks are cleared for another Essential Mix - DnB provided by Noisia.

Oliver $20141220

jumps on the Essential Mix decks.

Oliver Heldens20141206

takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Patrick Topping20150418
Paul Van Dyk20090926

is on the decks for a special 'end of summer' Essential Mix.

Paul Woolford20100925

The decks are cleared for We Love Space resident Paul Woolford.

An Essential Mix full of world-exclusive remixes and edits.

Pearson Sound20111203

makes his debut on the Essential Mix.

Pendulum2010071720110107

The world's biggest drum 'n' bass band returns to the turntables - Pendulum hit the decks for another Essential Mix.

Enjoy some of 2010's best Essential Mixes again - starting with the mighty Pendulum.

Pendulum hit the decks for another Essential Mix.

Pete Tong20110409

Pete Tong hits the decks for his first studio Essential Mix in 16 years.

Pete Tong hits the decks for his first studio Essential Mix in 16 years, featuring some still fresh-sounding hidden gems, blended with some future facing sounds.

Photek20121006

Drum and bass producer Photek returns to Radio 1 for a brand new Essential Mix.

Photek, aka Rupert Parkes, established himself as one of the UK's most groundbreaking producers in the 90's, with a string of classic releases for Metalheadz, Certificate 18 and his own Photek Productions.

After the release of his album 'Solaris' for Virgin records, he relocated to Los Angeles, where he scored music for film and television, including the Italian Job remake and Pirates Of The Carribbean. He was nominated for a Grammy award for his remix of Daft Punk's 'End Of Line' from the Tron Legacy soundtrack.

This is his first Essential Mix since 1997 and it features new material from his forthcoming album Ku:Palm, as well as new music from Grenier, Calibre and Sasha.

Pig&dan20160409

Spanish duo and Elevate head honchos Pig&Dan make their Essential Mix debut.

Spanish duo and Elevate head honchos Pig&Dan make their Essential Mix debut, bringing through tonnes of exclusives and new music. Techno time!

Porter Robinson20140621

Porter Robinson takes to the decks for the world's favourite mix show.

Prydz X Olander20150103

Prydz x Olander - the Pryda friends unite for a special Essential Mix.

2013 Essential Mix Of The Year winner Eric Prydz teams up with Pryda label mate and fellow Swede Jeremy Olander on a special collaborative two hour mix.

R3hab20140215

Dutch DJ R3hab takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Holland's Fadil El Ghoul, aka R3hab, makes his full Essential Mix debut with new music from Gareth Emery, Deorro, R3hab and plenty of exclusive new unnamed material.

Radio 1 In Ibiza20100807

Sven Vath and resident DJ Andre Galluzzi hit the decks for a special edition of the Essential Mix, recorded at Cocoon at Amnesia, Ibiza.

Sven Vath and resident DJ Andre Galluzzi hit the decks for a special Essential Mix.

Radio 1 In Ibiza2010080820110101

Relive Radio 1's special Essential Mix from Privilege in Ibiza back in August 2010.

Featuring Pete Tong, Japanese Popstars, Underworld, Above and Beyond, and Annie Mac

Radio 1 Live In Ibiza20100806

Zane Lowe and Mark Ronson go back to back in a special edition of the Essential Mix recorded at Space Ibiza, plus Grandmaster Flash is on the decks.

Zane Lowe and Mark Ronson go back to back in a special edition recorded at Space Ibiza.

Radio 1's Essential Mix Of The Year20121222

It's Radio 1's Essential Mix of 2012, as voted for by the programme's listeners!

Radio 1's Essential Mix Of The Year20131221

As chosen by a panel of dance music's finest, it's Radio 1's Essential Mix of the Year.

Radio 1's Essential Mix Of The Year - Swedish House Mafia20101225

Radio 1's Essential Mix of 2010, as decided by the Radio 1 listeners.

Redlight20150221

takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

'I wanted to showcase new exclusive music from myself and also some great music from artists who are working with me on my label Lobster Boy. There are also a couple of versions of tracks that I've made just for this mix and a couple of sneaky tracks from my upcoming album X COLOUR'. Redlight, February 2015.

Retro Grade20110108

Italo disco lovers Retro Grade are on the decks for Radio 1's first Essential Mix of 2011.

Richie Hawtin At Enter.20140801

Richie Hawtin recorded live at ENTER. at Space Ibiza kicks off an Essential Mix double.

Richie Hawtin Live At Exchange La20160130

Richie Hawtin returns to the Essential Mix with a live recording from Exchange LA.

Richie Hawtin returns to the Essential Mix with a live recording from Exchange LA - deep, dark and with a unique Hawtin sound from start to finish.

Richy Ahmed20141129

The Essential Mix has been an integral part of my raving culture. One of the mixes that always sticks in my mind is Cassius from 1999. It was the soundtrack to lots of amazing parties back in the day, before I even dreamt about being a DJ. The thought of me actually doing an Essential Mix now, considering I've been listening for the last 15 years, for a kid like me it doesn't get any better than this. Even the lads back in South Shields think this is impressive!' Richy Ahmed, November 2014.

Newcastle DJ Richy Ahmed takes control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Riva Star & Funkagenda20110430

Riva Starr and Funkagenda hit the Essential Mix decks, recorded live in Miami.

Riva Starr2010020620110105

Next up, it's Riva Starr's Essential Mix from back in February 2010.

Naples born, London based, DJ and Producer Riva Starr takes control of the Essential Mix.

He's one of 2010's hottest properties and has recently remixed the likes of Fatboy Slim, The Gossip and Reboot.

His new album, If Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade", has just been released on Jesse Rose's Made To Play Records.

The mix features exclusive tracks from his new label 'Snatch!'

Riva Starr is in charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix this week."

Robert Babicz20110326

is on the decks for the World's biggest mix show.

Rockness Festival20100619

This week's Essential Mix rounds up some of the best DJ sets from Scotland's most beautiful dance event Rockness.

The focus is on the Annie Mac and Soma Afterburner stages with sets from Scottish born producer, remixer and songwriter Burns, Glasgow based techno star Gary Beck and a sensational sixty minutes from Club 75 (Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Cassius and Justice).

Featuring dance highlights from Rockness, including sets from Club 75, Burns and Gary Beck

Rockness Special20110618

Four hours of goodness from the likes of DJ Shadow, Simian Mobile Disco and Skrillex.

Rockwell20160116

Shogun's Rockwell embarks on a journey through his musical world featuring over 60 tracks. Expect exclusives galore, his own productions and a few classics!

Shogun's Rockwell embarks on a journey through his musical world featuring over 60 tracks.

Rodhad20160227

Berlin techno heavyweight Rodhad makes his eagerly anticipated Essential Mix debut.

Berlin techno heavyweight Rodhad makes his eagerly anticipated Essential Mix debut, featuring some of his all-time favourite records and lots of unreleased material.

Roska2010112720110106

Enjoy some of 2010's best Essential Mixes again - starting with a garage mix from Roska.

Enjoy some of 2010's best Essential Mixes again - starting with a special garage mix from Roska.

Future garage star Roska hits the decks for another Essential Mix.

Rudimental20150829

Drum and bass stars Rudimental make their full studio Essential Mix debut!

Rudimental And Paul Woolford B2b With James Zabiela20131214

Rudimental and Paul Woolford go back to back with James Zabiela on the decks.

Rudimental and Paul Woolford go back to back with James Zabiela on the decks, live at the Warehouse Project in Manchester as part of the Essential Mix @ 20 celebrations.

Rustie20120407

Warp Record's Rustie is in charge of the week's Essential Mix!

S.p.y.20150110

S.P.Y. takes control of the Essential Mix decks.

Sander Kleinenberg20101204

serves up a special mix.

Sante & Sidney Charles20160514

Sante and Sidney Charles have control of the Essential Mix decks.

German duo Santé and Sidney Charles drop two hours of house, techno and terrace groovers featuring brand new exclusives and jacking classics.

"Our Mix showcases a variety of styles and influences that we've listened to over the years. It's gonna be a mix from house to techno, with some exclusive tracks. We wanted to show the listeners a range of what we love and what we play on the dance floors around the world". Santé and Sidney Charles, May 2016.

Sasha - Maida Vale, 200520091031

We rewind to 2005 for Sasha's special Maida Vale show, voted the Essential Mix of the year by Radio 1 listeners.

We rewind to 2005 for Sasha's special Maida Vale show.

Sbtrkt2011101520111229

takes over Radio 1's Essential Mix, featuring an exclusive unheard track!

Scuba20120225

takes charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Scuba20150509

Scuba has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Scuba And Redlight20110625

with MC Dread, recorded live at Sonar, are on the decks.

Sebastien Leger20100320

The decks are cleared for an Essential Mix from Sebastien 'Legend' Leger.

Seth Troxler20110507

serves up Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Seth Troxler Live At Bestival20150919

Radio 1's Essential Mix heads to Bestival with Seth Troxler recorded live.

Shadow Child20140301

Former Radio 1 resident Simon Neale, aka Shadow Child, drops the basslines on his Essential Mix return. Featuring brand new collaborations with Sinden and Doorly, plus tracks from Fake Blood, Cozzy D and Fantastic Mr Fox. And some amazing Shadow Child VIPs!

You can also watch the mix with visuals on the Radio 1 website.

Shadow Child is in control of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Sharam20110514

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Showtek20131109

Holland's Showtek are on the Essential Mix decks.

'The Booyah boys take on this week's Essential Mix! Dutch brothers Wouter and Sjoerd Janssen Janssen first appeared on the Essential Mix back in 2009 when they were named Best DJs at the Hard Dance Awards in Leeds. From Kings of Hardstyle, they've grown into one of the biggest EDM duos on the planet. And they've hardly been out of the Beatport Top 10 this year with their Crazy Collabs and releases on labels such as Spinnin, Dim Mak and Owsla. Their brand new Essential Mix features new music from Showtek, Swanky Tunes, Icona Pop, Autoerotique, Martin Garrix and more!

'The Booyah boys take on this week's Essential Mix! Dutch brothers Walt and Duro Janssen first appeared on the Essential Mix back in 2009 when they were named Best DJs at the Hard Dance Awards in Leeds. From Kings of Hardstyle, they've grown into one of the biggest EDM duos on the planet. And they've hardly been out of the Beatport Top 10 this year with their Crazy Collabs and releases on labels such as Spinnin, Dim Mak and Owsla. Their brand new Essential Mix features new music from Showtek, Swanky Tunes, Icona Pop, Autoerotique, Martin Garrix and more!

Simian Mobile Disco20100109

Simian Mobile Disco go global, taking over the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Deep, dirty and devastating. Jas and James, aka Simian Mobile Disco, flex their techno muscles on this week's Essential Mix. Listen out for new SMD tracks in the mix!

Skream In Ibiza20140809

Skream recorded live at We Love Space Ibiza provides the Essential Mix.

Tracklist to follow.

Skrillex20130601

is back with a brand new Essential Mix!

Skrillex20130615

takes to the Radio 1 Essential Mix decks!

Sonny Moore, aka Skrillex, drops a brand new studio Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1, including new music from Dog Blood (aka Skrillex and Boys Noize), Knife Party, AC Slater, Alvin Risk and Skrillex himself.

Solomun - 120120721

Berlin's Solomun looks after Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Solomun - 220120728

Hamburg's Solomun makes his Essential Mix debut.

Mladen Solomun, born in Bosnia, runs the Diynamic record label out of Hamburg. The label is home to the likes of Stimming and David August, as well as Solomun's own productions. He's also released music on Get Physical, Sonar Kollektiv, Dessous and more. And summer 2012 sees Solomun take up a label residency at Sankey's in Ibiza.

Spor20150314

, aka Jon Gooch, aka Feed Me, makes a return to drum and bass with a new album 'Caligo' and makes a return to Radio 1's Essential Mix with an explosive two hours, featuring music from Noisia, The Prodigy, Calyx and Teebee and himself.

The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

Stacey Pullen20110820

Detroit's Stacey Pullen returns to Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Steffi20141108

Panorama Bar resident Steffi is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

'Dutch born Steffi is one of Europe's finest underground DJs and producers and is resident at Berlin's Panaroma Bar, the upstairs venue at the legendary Berghain club. She runs the labels Dolly and Klakson; and has also released music on Berghain's in-house label Ostgut Ton, including her new album 'Power Of Anonymity'.

Steve Angello20130330

Now ex-Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello has Radio 1's Essential Mix.

One third of one of the most successful acts in dance music history, Steve Angello played with the Swedish House Mafia for the last time at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami on March 24th 2013.

One week later, the Size Records boss opens the next chapter of his solo career, exclusively on Radio 1's Essential Mix!

Steve Aoki20121027

Steve Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is a Los Angeles based DJ, music producer and founder of Dim Mak Records. He released his debut studio album 'Wonderland' in January 2012 and has collaborated with Tiesto, Afrojack, LMFAO and Nervo amongst others.

is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Steve Lawler And Darius Syrossian20130802

, recorded live at VIVa Warriors at Sankeys, kick off the first part of the Ibiza Essential Mix double.

Subb-an20140830

The Birmingham-bred and Berlin-based Subb-an makes his debut on Radio 1's Essential Mix.

"The idea behind this mix was to pull together a selection of tracks that have inspired me throughout my career. I wanted to create something that would be as special to the listener as it was to me." Subb-an, August 2014.

Subb-an has control of the Essential Mix decks.

Sunnery James And Ryan Marciano20140118

The world's best DJs on the world's favourite mix show.

Swedish House Mafia At Creamfields 20102010090420101227

Another chance to hear Swedish House Mafia's Essential Mix, recorded at 2010's Creamfields

Swedish House Mafia take to the decks for an Essential Mix recorded at Creamfields 2010.

Switch20120204

, aka Dave Taylor, is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

T In The Park's Slam Arena20150718

The Essential Mix heads to Scotland with highlights from the Slam Arena at T in the Park.

The Essential Mix heads to Scotland for highlights from the Slam Arena at T in the Park with Maceo Plex, Adam Beyer back to back with Joseph Capriati, Eats Everything and Slam.

Tale Of Us20150124

'Tale Of Us are Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri. Born in Toronto and New York respectively, they met in Milan and are now based in techno's capital city Berlin. This, their debut Essential Mix, features brand new music from Scuba, Recondite and Stephan Bodzin, plus the new Tale Of Us remix of Plastikman's EXpand.

The Berlin-based Tale of Us take to the Essential Mix decks.

Tensnake20130216

German DJ Tensnake takes charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix. Tweet us @R1Dance

German DJ Tensnake takes charge of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Join the party on Twitter (@R1Dance) or Facebook (facebook.com/R1DanceMusic)

Terry Francis And Dj Hype20091017

take to the decks for a special Fabric birthday mix.

Terry Francis and DJ Hype take to the decks for a special Fabric birthday mix.

The 500th Dj To Perform On The Essential Mix20100424

The Essential Mix celebrates the show's 500th DJ, coming to you live from Liverpool with Pete Tong, Sasha and Ritchie Hawtin.

Coming to you live from Liverpool with Pete Tong, Sasha and Ritchie Hawtin.

The Count And Sinden20100821

hit the decks for another Essential Mix.

The Essential Mix Live!20130223

It's the Access All Areas Live Night with Felix Da Housecat and Amirali!

The Essential Mix Of 201120111224

It's Radio 1's Essential Mix of the Year, as voted for by listeners of the show.

The Essential Mix Of The Year - Caribou20141227

And the winner is... Caribou!

Relive Caribou's award-winning Essential Mix Of The Year, as chosen by a panel of judges including Pete Tong, B. Traits, Danny Howard, last year's winner Eric Prydz and dance music editors from Mixmag, DJ Magazine, Resident Advisor and XLR8R.

The Gaslamp Killer20121201

, named after his dancefloor-clearing DJ sets in the Gaslamp district of San Diego, is now the long time resident DJ at influential The Low End Theory night in Los Angeles.

He has just released his debut album on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label, called 'Breakthrough', which features Dimlite, Daedelus and Gonjasufi among others. This stunning two hour essential mix takes in abstract electronica, hip hip, psych rock and more. "It might be my best mix to date. I worked very hard on it". Gaslamp Killer, November 2012.

from Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder records provides the Essential Mix.

The Gaslamp Killer from Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder records provides Radio 1's Essential Mix.

The Juan Maclean20130608

DFA's The Juan MacLean takes over the Essential Mix.

'The Juan MacLean, real name John MacLean, is a former post-hardcore guitarist turned electronic music producer. He spent several years out of the music business after quitting his band Six Finger Satellite, before the band's live sound engineer James Murphy persuaded him to make dance music for his new label DFA. He's since reeaed two albums on DFA and is set to drop his thrid later this year.

This Essential Mix features new material from The Juan MacLean, as well as new music from Bicep, Simian Mobile Disco, PBR Streetgang and Murk.

The Martinez Brothers20130928
Thomas Gold20121103

Germany's Thomas Gold takes to the Essential Mix decks.

Tiesto's Clublife Afterhours Mix20140201

Tiesto returns to the controls of the world's favourite mix show.

Tiesto is back with a very special Clublife Afterhours Essential Mix, featuring deep house and techno from Tim Berg, Chris Malinchak, Joris Voorn and loads more!

Tim Green20100605

Kent born, London based, DJ and Producer Tim Green makes his Essential Mix debut.

He's best known for his releases on labels Dirtybird, Cocoon and Get Physical.

He regularly plays major clubs like Fabric in London and Circus in Liverpool and he is resident at a night called Bedlam in his home county.

UK house and techno producer Tim Green hits the Essential Mix turntables.

Todd Edwards20130518

Daft Punk collaborator Todd Edwards is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Todd Terje20130727

is at the controls of Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs20120818

, aka Orlando Higginbottom, grabs a rare chance to Dj and play other people's music!

Here he drops new music from Eats Everything, Dusky, JD Twitch and Scuba, alongside classics from Leftfield, Todd Terry and Tom Tom Club.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs control of the Essential Mix decks.

Tribal Sessions Ibiza20140802

Featuring Shlomi Aber plus Greg Vickers B2B with Just Be recorded live at Tribal Sessions Ibiza.

Shlomi Aber plus Greg Vickers B2B with Just Be recorded live at Tribal Sessions Ibiza.

W&w20131026

Dutch duo W&W take to Radio 1's Essential Mix decks.

Willem and Wardt are Dutch superduo W&W. They got together after a chance meeting at Trance Energy in 2007 and were soon being championed by the likes of Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren and Hardwell. They've released music for Armin's Armada Music and Hardwell's Revealed Recordings, including one of this year's biggest Beatport tunes 'The Code'.

Their debut Essential Mix features brand new music from the duo, as well as tracks from Krewella, Hardwell, Armin Van Buuren and Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike.

Warp Records20141213
Waze & Odyssey20150207

are on the Essential Mix decks.

Wilkinson20131102

is at the controls of the world's favourite mix show!

South West London's Mark Wilkinson, or just 'Wilkinson' to his mates, is the latest superstar from Andy C's Ram Records camp. He's behind slammers and bangers like 'Automatic', 'Everytime' and 'Take You Higher'. And he's just released his debut album on Ram, called 'Lazers Not Included', which features the top 10 smash 'Afterglow'.

With Will Saul20130427

Will Saul, owner of Simple and Aus Music, is on the decks for Radio 1's Essential Mix.

Wolfgang Gartner20101106

An Essential Mix with US DJ and Deadmau5 collaborator, Wolfgang Gartner.

Yousef20121020

celebrates 10 years of Circus in Liverpool in the Essential Mix.

Zeds Dead20130302

Canada's Zeds Dead drop a bass heavy Essential Mix.

Zeds Dead are production duo DC and Hooks. They've been destroying dancefloors in North America and beyond since 2009 and once embarked on a 12 week, 80 date DJing road trip by bus! They've been championed on Radio 1 by Diplo and they've released music on the likes of Mad Decent and Steve Aoki's Dim Mak. They've also remixed an wide range of artists from TEED, to Marina and The Diamonds, to The Prodigy.