Former “ hooligan house” inventor and current future house icon Don Diablo has made his long ago into the forefront of dance songs as of late, capturing the mass dancing world’ s attention through a series of alluring future house and future bass productions. As a result of a renewed place under the spotlight and popular accolades from fans, Pete Tong and the BBC Radio 1 team have recognized his success within recruiting him for his inaugural turn at the Essential Mix decks for a pre-Easter show.
The Dutch “ studio nerd” elected to tell a personal story by means of his music, squeezing 70 songs into a two hour span that which have served as some of their favorite and most intimate productions over the years. Diablo made sure to inject the hearty portion of his own classic productions, such as his famed singles “ Cutting Shapes” from 2007 and “ Disco Disco Disco” through 2009. He also sprinkled in certain more contemporary works like “ Change, ” and his Steve Aoki cooperation “ What We Started. ” The particular mix is highly danceable from start to finish, speaking to the Hexagon owner’ s abilities to create pieces that maintain their glow for years down the line.
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Don Diablo – Switch (Original Mix)