Duke Dumont drops an astonishing BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

The iconic British producer Duke Dumont has dropped an astonishing BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix this past Saturday and it’s already available!

With this, Duke’s set joining a privileged group of incredible artists that have taken the decks of the reputed radio station including Jamie XX, Amelie Lens and Fisher among many others. Nonetheless, this 2-hour set is not Duke’s first BBC mix. The man behind some of the most epic anthems of the past 10 years including ‘I Got U‘ (featuring his fellow compatriot Jax Jones) or ‘Ocean Drive‘ was featured in the Future Stars of 2013 special mixes invited by the legend Annie Mac back in 2013.

This amazing mix contains a wide and balanced variety of own productions and other artists’ tracks. The majority of Duke Dumont’s own material has been played specially at the beginning and at the very end of the mix, showcasing a selection of tracks that can be mostly found on his recently released album Duality with tracks like ‘Nightcrawler’, ‘Overture’, ‘Let Me Go’ or ‘Love Song’. As for the rest of productions, we found very interesting songs featuring big names like Vitalic, Gorgon City or Waze & Odyssey and other talented less renowned artists like Roland Leesker or Adapter. To top it off, Duke Dumont has also played the tech-house KlangKuenstler remix of the epic Greco and Rowetta‘s song ‘Be’ and the Will Clarke edit of the American duo Phantoms original track ‘Designs For You’.

Wrapping the mix up, Duke Dumont has played an amazing mix very much in line with his unique style, covering his projects of the past 5 years with an emphasis on his most recent productions at the time he shares some of his favourite tracks of the moment.

Listen to the newest essential mix by Duke Dumont for BBC Radio 1 below:

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Born and raised in Barcelona, Pol has always been an Electronic Dance Music fan. During his teen years, he followed several music genres being especially attracted by the melodic Progressive House. While in a trip to Ibiza, Pol was captivated by an Armin van Buuren set during his "A State of Trance" residency. At that moment he was determined to join the electronic music industry. With a background in Business, Pol worked for over a year in the consumer goods industry before pursuing his dream. Once taken the decision, he went on to work in various roles for festivals in Spain, Slovenia and Croatia such as Primavera Sound, Sonar, Ultra Europe, Hideout, Sonus and Labyrinth Open. Having acquired an MA in Music Business Management at the University of Westminster in London, Pol has worked in PR and Communications for artists like Netsky and Annie Mac. Currently, he combines his role at WRY with the one he develops at the music festival booking platform, Festicket as Account Manager. His favourite artists are Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Dubvision, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Matisse and Sadko, Nicky Romero and Steve Angello.

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