Juan Maclean: Radio 1 Essential Mix
Yes, it is true! Juan Maclean has been given the honor of hopping on the decks for the latest Radio 1 Essential Mix ladies and frogs. For those unaware, Juan Maclean is simply a master of music production. As one of the first artists to be signed to DFA Records, and longtime colleague and collaborator of James Murphy, he is the label’s secret weapon for house music. You may recall his sudden and epic appearance as an astronaut DJ during LCD Soundsytem’s final performance at Madison Square Garden, which you can view on the Shut Up And Play The Hits DVD. Reaching far beyond the boundaries of an ordinary DJ/producer, this bearded beast is adept in playing multiple instruments and records all his tracks himself. He fully embodies the “Too old to new, too new to be classic” motto of DFA.
The mix ignites with a fierce smack to the face and extends into the flawless perpetuity one craves with old fashioned club house. Slide some Dr.Scholls into your shoes and enjoy the…
Posted on June 24, 2013, in Mixes/Tracks and tagged DFA, essential mix, house music, james Murphy, lcd soundsystem, shut up and play the hits, soundcloud, The Juan MacLean, too old to be new too old to be classic. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.