Scuba’s BBC Essential Mix

Scuba's BBC Essential Mix Scuba‘s a busy guy lately. Not only did the Hotflush boss just release his new album Personality, he’s also dropped a new mix for BBC Radio 1. ‘Essential’? We think so; just check out that tracklist below! Aside from EB faves like SALEM, Junior Boys and Sepalcure, it also features exclusive new Hotflush material from the likes of Boddika and Guy Andrews. Excited yet? Then head on over here and listen for yourself.

01.) Scuba – Adrenalin
02.) ID
03.) Instra:mental – Lets Talk [Naked Lunch]
04.) FaltyDL- Time
05.) Cassegrain – Distil [Prologue]
06.) Locked Groove – Back To 91 [Turbo]
07.) Conforce – 24 [Clone Basement]
08.) Lorca – Can’t See Higher [Dummy Records]
09.) Joachim Spieth – Sensual [Affin100]
10.) Shifted – Telic [Our Circula Sound]
11.) Maceo Plex – Your Style [Crosstown Rebels]
12.) AnD – B1 [Horizontal Ground]
13.) SLZ – Interstalactite Bassline
14.) Phil Kieran & Green Velvet – Michael Jackson (Jamie Jones Edit) [Phil Kieran Records]
15.) Vetress – Untitled [Avian]
16.) Junior Boys – You’ll Improve Me (Caribou Remix) [Domino Recordings]
17.) Locked Groove – Keep Running [Hotflush Recordings]
18.) I:Cube – Transpiration [Versatile Recordings]
19.) Gavin Herlihy – Get Loose [Leftroom]
20.) Shifted – Leather [Mote Evolver]
21.) Beaumont – Never Love Me [Hotflush Recordings]
22.) Thomas Smith – Retina Scan (SCB Edit) [Last Night On Earth]
23.) Sepalcure – The One (Kevin McPhee Remix) [Hotflush Recordings]
24.) Recondite – Jaded (Scuba Remix) [Acid Test]
25.) Guy Andrews – The Wait [Hotflush Recordings]
26.) Boddika – Steam [Skudge]
27.) Function – Obsessed (SCB Edit) [Echochord]
28.) Shifted – Spire [Mote Evolver]
29.) Laura Jones – Love In Me (Maceo Plex Remix) [Leftroom]
30.) Brendon Moeller – Wanderer (Tommy Four Seven Mix) [Electric Deluxe]
31.) Scuba – DSY CHN [Hotflush Recordings]
32.) October – Tension Point [Simple Music]
33.) Frozen Border – Whativa [Frozen Border]
34.) Scuba – Gekko (ROD Remix) [Hotflush Recordings]
35.) RRose – Waterfall [Sandwell District]
36.) Phil Kieran – Juicy (Jesper Dahlback Remix) [Phil Kieran Records]
37.) Scuba – The Hope (Recondite Remix) [Hotflush Recordings]
38.) RRose – Bare Hand [Sandwell District]
39.) Daphni – Ye Ye [Text]
40.) Boddika & Joy O – Mercy [SunkLo]
41.) Recondite – DRGN [Hotflush Recordings]
42.) SALEM – Release Da Boar [IAMSOUND]

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Gilles Peterson bids farewell to Radio 1

Gilles Peterson bids farewell to Radio 1 The acclaimed DJ, whose popular Worldwide show became famous for championing an eclectic array of genres including soul, hip-hop, Afro or house blending the old – rare records from the 1950s to 1980s – and new, is set to finish his thirteen year tenure at the Beeb.

Peterson is not the only one to leave the respected position. Other genre DJ´s including Fabio & Grooverider, Kissy Sell Out or Judge Jules will be replaced by a crop of their younger colleagues including Skream & Benga, Friction or Toddla T.

“Radio 1 has come under pressure from both its commercial rivals and the BBC Trust to attract a younger audience after the average age of its listenership kept creeping up,” writes the Guardian. Whereas Judge Jules is likely to return to his original profession and become an entertainment lawyer, Peterson, whose departure is sparking outrage from his many fans, is apparently in talks with BBC’s digital station 6 Music. “So after over 13 incredible years at Radio 1 I’ll be leaving in March….and on to pastures new in the radio world….stay tuned!!,” he tweeted yesterday. The new schedule will be introduced in April next year.

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