Calvin Harris was invited to perform some classics on BBC Radio 1 a few days ago, but not in the way you’d expect.
Playing a version of “The Lyrics Game” with host Nick Grimshaw, Harris was tasked with singing back some of the biggest “drops” of his career including his debut hit ‘Acceptable In The ‘80s’, ‘We Found Love’ and ‘Hard to Love feat. Jessie Reyez’. He did a decent job of the impressions, to his credit. For a man trying to impersonate synths from memory at least.
In an interview with Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 show this week, pop production polymath Diplo discussed his ever-turbulent relationship with EDM.
In telling Mac about his new EP ‘California’, which will find the producer veering away from his EDM palette, he admitted that both he and Calvin Harris were opportunistic when it came to adopting the immensely popular style when it was on the rise.
BBC Radio 1 has just announced its 2018 weekly residency line-up, with some of electronic music’s biggest stars set to play prominent roles.
Deadmau5 finished his BBC Radio 1 Residency series last night (Thursday 2nd November). You can listen to the show below.
During the two-hour mix, Deamau5 played picks from across the electronic spectrum.
Music on the show included material from Len Faki, Julian Jeweil, Green Velvet, Dubfire, Solomun and more.
Deadmau5 recently revealed he has a new album coming in Spring 2018.
Carl Cox and Nile Rodgers are finally set to release their first ever collaboration, titled 'Beat The Track', which lands today (Friday 27th October).
The tune has landed dual premieres on both Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 show as his Essential New Tune and on Spotify’s most followed electronic playlist Mint.
According to the press release, the collaboration came about when "Carl met Nile on stage at Ultra Music Festival a few years back as both have been long time fans of each other for years, but had never met.
U.S. DJ superstar Diplo returned to his BBC Radio 1 slot over the weekend with another session full of musical gems.
The Mad Decent boss and sometime Major Lazer and Jack Ü man’s shows are always filled to the brim with exciting music, and his latest was a case in point.
Deadmau5 returned to the radio waves for his latest BBC Radio 1 residency this past weekend.
For his latest show, Deadmau5 tapped up Mau5trap signee Tinlicker for a guest mix.
The show was bookended by Deadmau5's latest attempt at producing hip hop for Shotty Horroh's latest, 'Legendary'.
The track marks the first fresh material to become available from Joel Zimmerman, since February's LP 'Stuff I Used To Do' arrived via WeTransfer.
Daft Punk’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix turns 20 years old today (Thursday 2nd March). You can listen to it below.
The original recording went out in the early hours of Sunday 2nd March 1997, and featured music by Armand Van Helden, Paul Johnson, Roy Davis Jr., DJ Deeon and Cajmere, as well as the French duo’s own work.
Deadmau5 has dropped the second edition of his BBC Radio 1 residency mixes, which is now available to stream online.
The mau5 was named as one of the station's new picks back in December 2016, alongside the likes of Helena Hauff, Eats Everything, Jessy Lanza, Logan Sama and more.
After dipping heavily into techno and progressive in his first episode, Deadmau5 continues with this trend along with tech-house, house and more in his February mix.
Eats Everything was announced as one of the new artists to join BBC Radio 1 for its Residency series in 2017 earlier this month (January), alongside Deadmau5, Helena Hauff, Jessy Lanza and Metrik.
He started his Residency series last week and, if you missed it, you can now listen back to the full show.