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Dave Clarke

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 07 September 2012

Dave Clarke, aka "The Baron of Techno", takes to the 6 Mix decks for two hours of inspirations and current favourites. It starts with punk and ends with some dancefloor fillers that are big in his DJ sets.

Growing up in Brighton, Clarke started on the road to being a DJ by combining his father's love of technology with his mother's disco-soul records. He started DJing at the Toppers nightclub in his hometown and progressed to releasing his own productions a few years later, under the moniker Hardcore.

He has also recorded under various guises, including Graphite and Fly by Wire, but in 1993 he dropped these names and recorded only under Dave Clarke, releasing numerous EPs and three full length albums.

Aside from his own productions, he has remixed a plethora of artists, including the Chemical Brothers, Leftfield, Fischerspooner and Depeche Mode.

In this special 6 Mix, Dave takes the the decks to play some of the tracks that have influenced his career. If you are a fan of what you hear, you can catch Dave on tour this autumn, across Europe.

Music Played

34 items
  • Image for The Specials

    The Specials Why?

    Two-Tone Records

  • Image for The Ruts

    The Ruts The Crack


  • Image for Joy Division

    Joy Division Warsaw

    DEMO, Stampa Alternativa

  • Image for The Damned

    The Damned Looking At You

    Sudden Death Records

  • Image for The Dickies

    The Dickies Fan Mail

    A&M Records

  • Image for The Jim Carroll Band

    The Jim Carroll Band It's Too Late

    Catholic Boy, ATCO Records

  • Image for Otis Taylor

    Otis Taylor Rosa, Rosa

    Truth Is Not Fiction, Telarc Distribution

  • Image for It's Immaterial

    It's Immaterial Driving Away from Home (Jim's Tune)

    Siren Records

  • Image for Clouds

    Clouds Consciousness


  • Image for Mr Jones

    Mr Jones Apogeum

  • Image for MOTOR

    MOTOR Hyper Lust (Pfriter Remix) (feat. Billie Ray Martin)


  • Image for The Horrorist

    The Horrorist The Man Master (Millimetric Remix)

    Things To Come Recordings

  • Image for Bas Mooy

    Bas Mooy Kneel

    Perc Trax

  • Image for Robert Hood

    Robert Hood Drive (The Age Of Automation)

    Music Man

  • Image for Angel Alanis

    Angel Alanis Tube (Trust The Machine Remix)

    Slap Jaxx

  • Image for Mike Humphries

    Mike Humphries Spec C (2)


  • Image for Miss Djax & Patrick DSP

    Miss Djax & Patrick DSP Heatwave

    Djax Upbeats

  • Image for Coefficient

    Coefficient Lorentz Exponent


  • Image for Ambivalent

    Ambivalent The Only (Glenn Wilson RMX)

    Heaven To Hell Records

  • Image for DJ Hyperactive

    DJ Hyperactive Wide Open (Len Faki Re edit)


  • Image for Stacy Kidd

    Stacy Kidd Bang That Thang

    Relief Records/Cajual

  • Image for Scan 7

    Scan 7 Why Not


  • Image for Tim Wolff

    Tim Wolff Backstage Fridge (Jeroen Search Empty Rework)

    Dynamic Reflection

  • Image for Ryogo Yamamori

    Ryogo Yamamori Alarm (George Lanham's Pareto Park Remix)


  • Image for Rrks

    Rrks YWUTAIDGAF (Acid Drops Mix)

  • Image for Octave One

    Octave One New Life (Inst - Unsubscribed Remix)

  • Image for Renato Cohen

    Renato Cohen Pontape (2012 remake)


  • Image for DJ Hell

    DJ Hell Let No Man Jack


  • Image for Simplicity Is Beauty

    Simplicity Is Beauty I Am Colossus (Dave Clark & Mr Jones Unsubscribe Mix)

    Heavy Reel

  • Image for Robert Hood

    Robert Hood Movement

    Music Man Records

  • Image for Pip Williams

    Pip Williams Fundamental

  • Image for DJ Stingray

    DJ Stingray Cryptic

    Imping Is Easy EP, Unknown to the Unknown

  • Image for Francois Du Electronique

    Francois Du Electronique Love Is Like A Killer

  • Image for Radioactive Man

    Radioactive Man Crosseyed and Painless

    Waits And Measures, Wang Trax


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