We all know that feeling of flicking on your favourite Essential Mix, hearing Pete Tong’s intro and knowing you have the next 1-2 hours of music sorted.
Today we look at the 10 of the best old-school Essential Mixes ever recorded, don’t worry Jeff Mills is in there.
Carl Cox live from Italy 1994
The man himself takes us to Italy on his world tour during his Essential Mix residency. Listen to two hours of hard tribal techno grooves.
Jeff Mills 1998
Jeff Mills is welcomed back for his second Essential Mix which turned out to be our favourite.
Daft Punk 1997
The legendary duo bring their French filtered touch to the Essential Mix with that Chicago groove.
C.J. Bolland 1994
Belgian techno legend C.J. Bolland takes us on a journey through some classic hard techno.
Tony De Vit 1995
‘Less chat, more tunes’ the king of Hard House Tony De Vit provides one of the bets hard house mixes ever.
John Digweed 1994
Digweed’s debut Essential Mix is a beautiful example of proper Prog-House.
The founder of Metalheadz Goldie made his debut on Essential Mix in 1996 providing two hours of real drum n bass.
You can’t have a top old-school Essential Mix without including the Chelsea born techno mainstay, Dave Angel.
Carl Craig 1995
Detroit techno legend Carl Craig perfectly conveys how Detroit sounded in the 90s.
Tall Paul 1995
One of the leading pioneers of Nu-NRG house music and one of the original super-star DJs, this is easily one of our favourites.