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by: Josh Stewart Feb 23, 2021 It’s true: everyone hates Monday mornings, and February 22 made for a particularly unsettling opener to week when Daft Punk abruptly took to their YouTube channel to post “Epilogue,” an eight-minute video that ended with the news of their heart-shattering retirement. It seems only fitting that we take a […]

by: Mitchell Rose Dec 13, 2020 For the first time in seven years, Duck Sauce have returned to BBC Radio 1 to submit their newest Essential Mix. For the mix, A-Trak and Armand Van Helden dive deep into dance music history, pulling up gems from the likes of The Egyptian Lover and World Class Wrecking […]

by: Mitchell Rose Oct 12, 2020 The live entertainment sector has been and remains one of the industries hit hardest by COVID-19. As venues cope with mounting financial pressures, many are beginning to fold. These closures, coupled with industry-wide insolvency, have provided the basis for the Save Our Stages Act proposed to American legislators. In […]

by: Rachel Narozniak Sep 22, 2020 Heralded by Pete Tong as a “devilishly good” undertaking, Kevin Saunderson‘s Essential Mix needs no promotion, and Saunderson, no introduction. In notching his first-ever BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix, Saunderson achieves another career benchmark, something that might seem a feat given the expanse of his electronic involvement. Credited as […]