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deadmau5 returns to the BBC Radio1 Essential Mix

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The famed BBC Essential Mix recently saw the return of dance music legend deadmau5 for his first solo Essential Mix in almost 11 years.

The Canadian producer is currently preparing his highly anticipated Cube 3.0 live show ahead of it’s world debut at this weekend’s Ultra Music Festival. In between preparations for the show, Joel Zimmerman managed to find time to create an incredible Essential Mix.

The two-hour mix see’s Joel showcase both sides of this music spectrum. The first hour runs through a dark and twisted sprial of techo and progressive tunes as his Alias Testpilot. Hour 2 treats fans to the classic deadmau5 sounds that he is most known for. Fans can expect a journey with this listen and he’s included in a couple of unreleased hits as well. Listen to the full mix below!

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Deadmau5 Essential Mix Tracklist

Testpilot (Hour 1)

1 deadmau5 – Polyphobia
2 deadmau5 ft. Rob Swire – Monophobia
3 Nic Fanciulli – Understand
4 Pierre Blanche – Ares w/ deadmau5 ft. Chris James – The Veldt (Acappella)
5 Pig&Dan – Lost Another Angel (Dub)
6 Architectural – Cubismo 8.3 w/ deadmau5 ft. Greta Svabo Bech – Raise Your Weapon (Acappella)
7 Enrico Sangiuliano – Symbiosis
8 Cosmic Boys – Minotaur
9 deadmau5 – Imaginary Friends
10 ARTBAT – Planeta
11 deadmau5 – Avaritia
12 Tony Rohr & Layton Giordani – Careless Suggestions
13 Inner Membranne – Lucy Rose
14 Julian Jeweil – Transmission
15 testpilot – Fall

Deadmau5 (Hour 2)

16 deadmau5 – Where My Keys
17 deadmau5 – My Pet Coelacanth
18 deadmau5 – Maths (Cobra Effect Remix)
19 deadmau5 – Moar Ghosts N Stuff
20 Guy Mantzur & Roy Rosenfeld – Systematika w/ deadmau5 ft. Rob Swire – Ghosts ‘N’ Stuff (Acappella)
21 deadmau5 – A Seed
22 deadmau5 – Midas Heel
23 deadmau5 – Saturn
24 deadmau5 – Coasted
25 deadmau5 – Polaris
26 deadmau5 – Strobe

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