A Daft Punk tribute mix aired on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.
Following the shock announcement last week that Daft Punk would be parting ways after 28 years, Brighton's Dance System joined Radio 1 on Friday (26th) for 'an emotional and flawlessly mixed journey' through the discography of the legendary duo.
BBC Radio 1 has revealed the newest members of the Radio 1 Residency line-up.
After announcing Joy Orbison, DJ EZ, Amelie Lens and SHERELLE as residents on Radio 1 last summer, the station has now announced the latest names to be joining the weekly rotation, which will kick off on the 1st March, and continue throughout the month.
DJ Mag's weekly residency for January on Radio 1 Dance Presents continued over the weekend, with an hour-long mix from KG.
As part of Radio 1's recently launched Dance Presents show, DJ Mag are celebrating six of our favourite UK DJs over five weekends, from breakthrough stars to indisputable icons, all of whom continue to push the nation's vibrant and diverse club scene forward, even while dancefloors are off limits.
Mary Anne Hobbs this week marked the 15th anniversary of her seminal BBC Radio 1 Dubstep Warz broadcast with a special show on BBC 6 Music.
Hobbs' influential Dubstep Warz show aired on BBC Radio 1 15 years ago this month as part of her now defunct Breezeblock radio show, with the show introducing a number of the then burgeoning dubstep scene's key figures to a whole host of listeners around the world.
DJ Mag has locked a Radio 1 Dance Presents weekly residency, broadcasting mixes from some of our favourite DJs throughout January.
As part of Radio 1's new Dance Presents show, DJ Mag are celebrating six of the UK's hottest DJs over five weekends, from breakthrough stars to indisputable icons, all of whom continue to push the nation's vibrant and diverse club scene forward, even while dancefloors are off limits.
BBC Asian Network has launched its new Residency series.
The station revealed its new line-up of residents on 22nd October, with DJ Kye, Almass Badat, DJ Nojan and Aneesha Kotwani locked to alternate weeks for the celebrated Sunday night slot. Every Sunday, from 11pm - 1am, the DJs will bring their distinct styles to the airwaves, with all four residents coming together for a joint show every five weeks.
Mistajam has announced his departure from the BBC after 15 years.
The Radio 1and 1Xtra DJ, who joined the BBC in 2005, hosted a hip-hop show before presenting Radio 1's Dance Anthems, and explained he was ready to "move on to the next challenge" after spending over a decade on the airwaves.
"After 15 amazing years at the BBC, I feel the time has come for me to move on to the next challenge," Mistajam said d in an emotional Instagram message.
BBC Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo delivered an emotional anti-racism speech on Blackout Tuesday (2nd June), an industry-wide initiative demanding racial justice and structural change in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
Amelie Lens delivered her debut Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 last Saturday (4th April).
Marking the legendary series’ first four-hour extended set since 1997, the Belgian techno star stepped up with a thrilling mix spanning 76 tracks. Featuring cuts from the likes of Lewis Fautzi, Nite Fleit, Lag, Gary Beck and more, as well as unreleased cuts and new releases on her own LENSKE imprint, it’s a full throttle trip to soundtrack your scheduled kitchen/living room raving this weekend.