A DAFT PUNK TRIBUTE MIX AIRED ON BBC RADIO 1 THIS WEEKEND: LISTEN
The mix, by Dance System, featured messages from Skrillex, Boys Noize and more
Words: AMY FIELDING
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.
The 30-minute mix, which is available to playback via a number of platforms here, features a string of iconic tracks alongside edits from Dance System himself. The show also features messages from Daft Punk’s self-proclaimed “teachers”: DJ Deeon, Todd Edwards, K Alexi, DJ Tonka and Dave Clarke, as well as clips from the likes of A-Trak, Boys Noize and Skrillex.
Speaking about the mix, BBC Radio 1 host Annie Mac said “Radio 1 favourite Dance System was the perfect person to deliver this mix. We knew he would smash it and he has absolutely delivered – this is such a treat.”
Listen back to the show below, or via other platforms here.
On Thursday last week, it was announced that Daft Punk album sales had increased 2,650% after the duo’s split.
Read about how the French duo’s ability to constantly reinvent electronic music made them one of the most important electronic acts after Kraftwerk here.
March 2nd, 2021