Have the BBC completely fotgotten about dnb with regard to the essential mix?

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  1. DjTiesticles

    DjTiesticles Well-Known Member

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    The last dnb esential mix was last July when the Brookes Brothers did it?

    In that time there have been god knows how many dubstep and dull house mixes.

    And BBC, when you do choose another dnb artist please ensure that it is someone that actually deserves the honour of it such as Calibre or D-Bridge. Not fucking Netsky or Camo & Krooked
     
  2. Ozmatic

    Ozmatic Chair of the Nitty Gritty Committee

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    a camo and krooked essential mix wouldnt be too bad tbh, but yeah i get it. And there is pretty much no chance of calibre and d bridge getting an essential mix because they dont actually get daytime radio play
     
  3. Sublo

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    am sure DJ Fresh will have one soon or friction another?
     
  4. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    next essential mix is Steve Angello and Laidback Luke :teeth:
     
  5. evermind

    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    I hope there will be a Camo & Krooked essential mix one day. Their radio mixes are always good and so is their 5 minute mashup mix, I'm sure they would smash it. Interested to see what they do out of the 2 hours.
    But yeah, a new DnB essential mix is long overdue... I thought the nero one was amazing though, everything fit perfectly and it was very thoughtfully executed.
     
  6. della111

    della111 Active Member

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    Yeah i really liked the Nero one
     
  7. JHSE23

    JHSE23 the yen

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    Camo and Krooked are jokish none of that. Someone with actual talent please.
     
  8. Saint

    Saint Buried Audio

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    To be honest, dBridge would be an interesting one. Given the last one was Nicolas Jaar and its one of the best mixes ive heard in a very long time i think its probably for the better there isnt an overflow of dnb.
     
  9. Arfeds

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    bbc dont have a clue full stop. thats why they got friction in to do there radio show. its no longer the radio 1 drum n bass show its frictions shogun radio show
     
  10. fractal

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    ^ friction plays music from across the spectrum of dnb, much better than fabio and grooverider were in my opinion.

    and ye, i remember essential mix was for artists who had been big in the game for a while, but so many artists have been passed by for some new fad artists its a joke.
     
  11. DjTiesticles

    DjTiesticles Well-Known Member

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    How much airplay do Nicolas Jaar, Nina Kraviz, Nicky Romero, Rustie etc get? (these artishs did EM's within the last month)

    The essential mix is not about playing artishs who feature on daytime radio 1. If that was the case it would be David Guetta doing it every week
     
  12. sparkdatzoot

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    do they ever do mixes spanning different genres, i don't know dj's like yoda, alexander nut, rack'n'ruin, scratch perverts sorta vibe? Rather then just a specific mix focused on only one.
     
  13. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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    i have to say a calibre essential mix would be quite like a dream
     
  14. sammys

    sammys Shelter Birmingham

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    at a guess i'd say teebee & calyx are likely to do one after the album comes out
    d bridge really deserves one to be honest
     
  15. Grade

    Grade Active Member

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    Would like any of these

    Total Science
    Fierce (past and present themed)
    Kasra
    Commix / CMX or whatever


    None of which are likely to happen, granted. The Essential Mix isn't so much a showcase of the best selectors / talents now as it is a mutually beneficial marketing tool for producer and radio station imo

    Certainly only seems to be the 'sellable' dnb acts that get to do it these days anyway.
     
  16. thedude

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    I imagine it will be Loadstar or Calyx & Teebee next for D&B, whoever gets their album out first on ram
     
  17. grubbers

    grubbers bag of smashed

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    A S.P.Y essential mix would be quite nice.
     
  18. Longboa

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    i concur 100%
     
  19. dirty breaks

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    If anyone doesn't know about this already... this guys uploaded probably every essential mix ever done.

     
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  20. Subjekt Music

    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    Kasra or Fierce EM would be sick

    I'd imagine Andy or Friction are due another one soon, especially now Friction is part of R1