RÜFÜS DU SOL

RÜFÜS DU SOL has helped start the final month of 2018 proper with their debut on Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix that is simply breathtaking.


There is no denying that this year has been a remarkable one for RÜFÜS DU SOL. The Australian trio released their album SOLACE that left listeners speechless and played sets both at festivals and while on their ongoing SOLACE tour that have allowed fans to soak in every drop of their sound. Just last week, they paired their track “Lost In My Mind” with a music video that provided quite the visual representation for the track’s moving lyrics.

Now, they’ve gifted us all with another offering before the year comes to a close with their debut on Pete Tong’s legendary BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix series. From the first moments until the very last track, RÜFÜS DU SOL brings everything we’ve come to love from them over the years to the table as they masterfully guide those who tune in on a journey into the depths of emotionally driven, powerful sounds.

While the two-hour trek features tunes from their latest album like “Lost In My Mind” along with the certified classic “Innerbloom”, it is the curation of tracks from others that really helps this essential mix stand out from the rest. Whether it is tracks from artists like Booka Shade, Cassian, and Jon Hopkins, or remixes from the likes of IcarusPatrice Bäumel, and Adam Port, each of the tracks featured act as puzzle pieces to create the stunning soundscape that the trio set out to create.

Check out the essential mix below or listen to it on BBC Radio 1’s official player and read on for the full tracklist of the mix to discover which artists were included!

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RÜFÜS DU SOL’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix – Tracklist:

  1. Simian Mobile Disco – Murmurations (TYB Edit)
  2. Weval – Out Of The Game
  3. Tee Mango – Leave You
  4. Rampue – Leporidae
  5. Durante – Orca
  6. Tim Engelhardt & Leonard Bywa – Chymera (Desert Night Edit)
  7. Jon Hopkins – Singularity
  8. KingSfiso ft. Mbuso Khoza – Ilanga (Enoo Napa Travellerz Remix)
  9. Lawrence Hart & Casually Here – Wanderlust (All I’ve Got Edit)
  10. Martin Solveig ft. Ina Wroldsen – Places (Icarus Remix)
  11. Booka Shade – Perfect Time
  12. Cassian – Lafayette
  13. Eelke Kleijn – The Calling (LIMM Edit)
  14. RÜFÜS DU SOL – Lost In My Mind
  15. Cubicolor – Dead End Thrills (Patrice Bäumel Remix)
  16. Kato Change & Winyo – Abiro (Da Capo Touch)
  17. Bicep & Joeski – Need You More vs. Drift (RÜFÜS DU SOL Mashup)
  18. CIOZ – Lucky Shot
  19. Bebetta & CIOZ – Elephant On Ebay (Love Tonight Shouse Edit)
  20. Julian Wassermann – Aurea (Underwater Chant Edit)
  21. Simian Mobile Disco ft. Deep Throat Choir – Caught In A Wave
  22. RÜFÜS DU SOL – Innerbloom
  23. Guy Gerber – What To Do (&ME Remix)
  24. Trentemøller ft. Ane Trolle – Moan (Trentemøller Remix)
  25. Riva Starr ft. Rssll – Detox Blues (H.O.S.H. Remix)
  26. RÜFÜS DU SOL – Eyes (Club Edit)
  27. Dena Amy – Jol
  28. RÜFÜS DU SOL – Underwater (Adam Port Remix)
  29. Kiasmos – Burnt (AL Edit)

Tracklist courtesy of 1001tracklists.com.


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Grant has been listening to electronic dance music since the early 2000s. Actively involved in the EDM community, Grant is an admin for the EDC & Coachella subreddits and their Facebook groups. Previously he has been part of several EDM startups and promotion companies such as Shamele55, Electric State of Mind and Q-Dance. Originally listening to trance artists such as ATB, Armin Van Buuren and Paul Oakenfold, Grant has expanded his listening experience to include a full set of genres ranging from hardstyle to deep house and has been regularly attending both festivals and club events since 2010.

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