Daft Punk’s First Essential Mix On BBC Turns 20 : Listen Here

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It's officially been 20 years since Daft Punk make their Essential Mix debut with Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1. The iconic French electronic duo had just released their first album, Homework, only a few months prior to this mix.

This LP pretty much launched them into the spotlight with tracks like "Da Funk", "Around The World" and "Burnin". The rest was history. Daft Punk's introductory Essential Mix features tracks like "Funk Phenomena" from Armand Van Helden, songs of their own like "Teacher" and "Oh Yeah", and they even slipped in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. Stream the two-hour mix below in celebration of it now being two decades since their Essential Mix debut! Enjoy!

Daft Punk - Essential Mix

Tracklist:

01. Daft Punk – ‘Wdpk Essential Intro’
02. Paul Johnson – ‘Summer Heat’
03. Armand Van Helden – ‘Funk Phenomena (Dope Mix)’
04. Czr – ‘Chicago Southside’
05. Unknown – ‘Git Down Saturday’
06. Remix Delux #1 – ‘Dee’s Knots’
07. Parris Mitchell – ‘Ghetto Shout Out’
08. Daft Punk – ‘Teachers’
09. Martin Luther King – ‘I Have A Dream’
10. The Godson EP – ‘Drum Patterns & Memories’
11. Jammin Gerald – ‘Get The Ho ’94’
12. Dj Attack – ‘Da Way U Work’
13. Thomas Bangalter – ‘Spinal Beats’
14. Thomas Bangalter – ‘Spinal Scratch’
15. Tha West Siders – ‘Waxscratch Trax’
16. Fantom – ‘Faithfull (Prassay Mix)’
17. Fantom – ‘Faithfull (Original Mix)’
18. Fantom – ‘Faithfull (Da Cracy Mix)’
19. I:cube – ‘Disco Cubizm (Daft Punk Mix)’
20. Daft Punk – ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’
21. Dj Hyperactive – ‘Chicago’
22. Daft Punk – ‘Oh Yeah’
23. Cajmere – ‘Only 4 U’
24. Trankilou – ‘Champagne’
25. Unknown – ‘And Da Beat Goes On’
26. Dj Funk & Gerald – ‘Hold Up’
27. Ween – ‘Freedom Of ’76’
28. Zdar + Boombass – ‘Foxy Lady’
29. Gusto – ‘Disco’s Revenge’
30. Dj Deeon – ‘Deeon Doez Disco’
31. Sweet – ‘Somebody’s Watching’
32. Da Mongoloids – ‘Spark Da Meth’
33. Roller Rink 2000 – ‘Shining’
34. Roy Davis Jr. – ‘Gabrielle’
35. Robert J. Hairston – ‘Preacher Man’
36. Daft Punk – ‘Around The World (Motorbass Mix)’
37. Kenny Dixon Jr. – ‘U Can Dance If You Want 2’

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