Few names in the dance music industry are so important not only to the genre, but to the whole dance music scene. Paul Oakenfold is one of them.
Starting up weekly events in iconic Manchester venue, the Hacienda. With Paul responsible for the boom in the acid house culture and underground raves which later gave way to a more commercial sound, and later to the birth of EDM and couple of other genres.
Now the legend is back with a sensational BBC Radio1 Essential Mix doping tracks from of Paul van Dyk, Timo Maas and variety of his own productions/
The legendary Paul Oakenfold digs deep into his collection to put together a mix representing the last 25 years. Featuring classics from his Perfecto label, moments from his famous 1994 Goa Essential Mix, and more.
Oakenfold was the second DJ to do the Essential Mix back in November 1993, and this is his 36th appearance!