Though some may find the inspirational 51 year old radio host a tad outdated, Pete Tong’s everlasting knowledge on all things modern and hot within electronic dance music continues to excel the pretty groundless statements as he now unveils the second Essential Selection for 2012. Raking in music from every corner of the world of electronic music, this week’s episode of BBC Radio 1’s prime time Essential Selection show features another remarkable assortment of tracks. It covers tunes like Siege re-edit of Les Djinns, Quintino’s forthcoming debut on Tiësto’s Musical Freedom label, titled ‘We Gonna Rock’, Tim Mason’s long-awaited follow-up to The Moment, Anima, Madeon’s Icarus as well as new creations from Riva Starr, Skrillex, Jamie Jones, Joris Voorn and last but surely not least, Mr. Eric Prydz.

Also, Dirty South joins in to talk us through his hectic life, where he nowadays is based and the new single, Eyes Wide Open, from the dream-team of himself, Thomas Gold and Kate Elsworth and label head of Hotflush Recordings, Scuba, joins in for a 15 minutes of fame to reveal things about his new album and more.

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Tracklist:

Swedish House Mafia vs. Knife Party – Antidote [EMI]
Djuma Soundsystem – Les Djinns (Siege Re-Edit) [White Label]
Quintino – We Gonna Rock [Musical Freedom]
Azari & III – Reckless (With Your Love) (Riva Starr Remix) [Loose Lips]
Ostbahnhof & Ugo Platana – Evensong [Diffused]
Skrillex feat. The Doors – Breakn’ A Sweat [Big Beat]
Storm Queen – Look Right Through (Jamie Jones Remix) [Defected]
Luke Abbott – Brazil [Border Community]
Walden – Brightness [Big Beat]

ESSENTIAL CONTENDER 1

Justice – On & On (Brodinski Remix) [Ed Banger]

ESSENTIAL CONTENDER 2

Tim Mason – Anima [Size]

ESSENTIAL NEW TUNE

Madeon – Icarus [White Label]

DIRTY SOUTH ON THE PHONE

Dirty South & Thomas Gold feat. Kate Elsworth – Eyes Wide Open [Phazing]

EJ – Mama I’m Going To Sing (Jamie Jones Remix) [White Label]
Nick Curly – Still Not Sorry [8Bit]
Bubba – Keep L.O.V.E [Dogmatik]
Sable Sheep – Painting My Fur [Be As One]
Claude Von Stroke & Eats Everything – Ignorance Is Bliss [Dirtybird]
Miike Snow – Devil’s Work (Alex Metric Remix) [Sony]

15 MINUTES OF FAME WITH SCUBA

Scuba – The Hope [Hotflush]
Bowman – Never Love Me [Hotflush]
Kryptic Minds feat. Alys Be – Can’t Sleep (Scuba Remix) [Black Box]

WONDERMENTS

Kate Miller-Heidke & Keir Nuttal – The Devil’s In The Details [Sony]
Amirali – Beautiful World [Crosstown Rebels]
Laura Jones – I’m Lonely [White Label]

HOT MIX

Moby vs. Joris Voorn – After The After [Rejected]
Jordan Peak – Mean Streets [One]
Santé – Ce Una (Carlo Lio Remix) [Bouq]
Christian Smith – Get It Done [Tronic]
Santé – Pound (The Junkies Remix) [Local]
Marc Romboy vs. Rodriguez Junior – XTR Picnic Electronique (Deetron Remix) [Systematic]

ONE MORE TUNE!

M83 – Midnight City (Eric Prydz Remix) [White Label]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/petetong

/Anton

3 Comments to “Pete Tong – Essential Selection – 13-01-2012”

  • Walden – Brightness

    BOOM

  • hardstyle claps

  • great tracklist!

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