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[Listen] Testpilot b2b Deadmau5 - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix
In case you didn’t get the memo, Joel Zimmerman spins techno as Testpilot. He first debuted the alter ego in 2017 on BBC Radio 1‘s Essential Mix present throughout his yearlong residency. Finally, after a lot begging and pleading by followers, he’s bringing the moniker again to life. As a particular deal with, he dropped a nasty b2b set with himself dwell on BBC Radio 1. He did two hours as each Testpilot and Deadmau5. The set is offered to stream now on Soundcloud, in case you missed it.

It’s laborious to recollect the final time BBC Radio 1 had such an epic b2b set. A superb instance would in all probability be Eric Prydz b2b Jeremy Olander (also available on Soundcloud) from just a few years again. On high of that, when’s the final time somebody b2b’d with themselves? Outside of some schizophrenic DJ in England claiming to be the first, it’s fairly unprecedented. This makes Joel’s newest visitor combine all of the extra epic because of this.

[Listen] Testpilot b2b Deadmau5 - BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Testpilot/Deadmau5 BBC Radio 1 Guest Mix

The two-hour combine begins off with Joel dropping his Testpilot set. It opens with about 20 minutes of club-y, mainstream home. However, earlier than any disappointment units in, the combo rapidly descends into the underground. The subsequent 45 minutes are full of filthy techno and tech-house beats that ought to have each true techno-head salivating for extra. Mr. Zimmerman follows that up with an hour of latest Deadmau5 vibes. Although, most of the beats are remixes or re-edits. It’s certain to depart you screaming, “ID’s please!” (There’s a sick ‘Raise Your Weapon‘ techno remix at 20:04 by the best way.) Overall, the combo is straight fireplace and positively shouldn’t be slept on.

While we’re nonetheless ready on some new Testpilot music, his mixes should maintain us over. Fortunately, when the mixes do come out they’re subsequent degree. Also, Joel’s been doing Testpilot units extra continuously, like the surprise Testpilot set he just did at Beyond Wonderland (he was booked solely as Deadmau5). Hopefully, we’ll see extra of the identical at both of his dates at Las Vegas‘ latest superclub Kaos, in April. Get your tickets here or here. Above all else, you may keep away from the worry of lacking out as a result of the complete Essential Mix set is dwell on Soundcloud now. Listen to the complete two hours beneath.

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