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Sat 03.00-05.00

Andy C
::: 01/05/2005


Sub Focus – ‘Special Place’ (Ram)
Calyx – ‘Are You Ready’ [remix] (Moving Shadow)
Swift – ‘Tripped’ [Gridlock remix] (Charge)
Marcus Intalex – ‘Out Of Touch’ (Dub)
Ed Rush & Optical – ‘Sick Note’ [remix] (Virus)
Xamplex Crystal Clear – ‘Heaven & Hell’ (Frequency)
Hive & Keaton – ‘Violent Sound’ (Violence)
Baron – ‘Squelch’ [Sub Focus remix] (White label)
Influx UK – ‘Shine’ (Formation)
Ed Rush & Optical – ‘Function’ [Marry remix] (V Records)
Zen – ‘Dub Special’ (Dub)
Baron & Pendulum – ‘Guns at Dawn’ (Breakbeat Kaos)
Levtilcus – ‘Burial’ [Logistics remix] (V Records)
Sub Focus – ‘X Ray’ (Ram)
MRL – ‘Roots’ (White label)
Kox – ‘Kox’ (Dub)
A.I & D-Bridge – ‘Better Days’ (Dub)
Craccz & Parallel Forces – ‘Love Insane’ (Dub)
Future Cut – ‘Midnight’ [remix] (White label)
Logistics – ‘Together V.I.P’ (Hospital)
Nu Tone – ‘Spread Love’ (Hospital)
Shy FX & T Power – ‘Plastic Soul’ (Dub)
Total Science – ‘Ask Not V.I.P’ (Dub)
Jonny L – ‘Piper ‘ (XL)
Sub Focus – ‘Scarecrow’ (Ram)
Moving Fusion & Shimon – ‘Mysterons [Baron remix] (Ram)
Sub Focus – ‘Frozen Solid’ (Ram)
Ed Rush & Optical – ‘Bacteria’ [remix] (Virus)
Spirit – ‘Siren’ (White label)
Xample & Crystal Clear – ‘Sister’ (Frequency)
Dillinja – ‘Gang Bang’ (Valve)
High Contrast – ‘Lights Go Down’ (Hospital)
Fresh – ‘Tombraider’ (D.O.A)
Calibre – ‘Is It U’ (Dub)
Q Project – ‘2 Little 2 Late’ (Dub)
Marcus Intalex – ‘Instrumental 4 Change’ (Dub)
D Kay & Lee – ‘Tuning’ (Metalheadz)
Sparfunk & Joe Solo – ‘Blazing Jazz’ (Ram)
Chase & Status – ‘Duppy Men’ (Dub)
Pendulum – ‘Slam V.I.P’ (Breakbeat Kaos)
Sub Focus – ‘Citizen Kane’ (Frequency)
Lemon D – ‘Thirst’ [remix] (Valve)
Photek – ‘Sidewinder’ [Infitrata remix] (Dub)
Moving Fusion & Eddy Woo – ‘Blackhawk Down’ (Dub)
Bad Co & Noisia – ‘Meditation’ (Dub)
Sub Focus – ‘Juno’ (Ram)


Your reviews of the mix

nice mix big ups to ya'll
spinners

nice set andy, i thought you said you'd play immortality?? nevermind, all the more special when i play it, he he
Fresh

What a top quality set, great dubs, as ever cant fault the mixes. But, what has to be said, is when he gets a 2hr set he knows how to kill it, if you get what i mean. If not, you need to , and i mean need to check out a Ram Records night at the End. Now they are just as superb, as a fabriclive night out. Well done, and as always, radio 1 Please play more, and not always, that late.
Mands

this mix is super baaad!!!! but what about a mix from some proper fresh cats like..clipz,futurebound,pendulum,subfocus,friction etc...these are the boys takin d&b to the next level
kaoki

Sic mix once again! Seen him many times at bedlum and high rollerz but this was still a wicked set! Big up the DJ EDDY K & Mc Shanobi
Frankers

Unbelievably awesome. Best Essential Mix in quite some time. I'll be blasting this around home, much to the pleasure of all my roommates, for months!!!!!
Jess

More!!!!!
Niska

im into my soulful house. but this mix had pure drum and base soulful vibes. respect andy c. get a show on radio one
chris disco

im into my soulful house. but this mix had pure drum and base soulful vibes. respect andy c. get a show on radio one
chris disco

Amazing set!!! all the currently big tunes plus the latest unreleased Dubplates make this set one of the best i ever heard before.....Nice job Andy
kadu from Brazil

i love progressive house and after hearing this mix andy c has gone in to my top 3 djs - he is a titan of innovation and blends butal and subtle with deep and god damn euphoric - no joke if you havent heard this - and even if you dont think you like drum and bass - give it a shot and you will turn!
marky a

This is superb. Notice those stonking tracks from new RAM artist Sub Focus - this mix shows he is clearly the hottest producer on the scene at the moment, but all the other tracks rock too!
Mikey

This Rocks what else do u expect
James G

andy c rocks see him so much peace
coley

Once, again, Andy C proves he is the Jedi Master of Drum and Bass ! -Props from Phoenix
Mesh

BUCK SELECTA!!! RIDONCULOUS:)
MarkB>NYC

I agree with Da-Shiznyte...
Justin, Miami

Spot on mixing all through the set, puts grooverider to total shame.
dnblife

High Contrast picked up your set nice when you lounged in the Aussie sun.... this time you done did it reeeel nice, Ya'all!! This set hit me like French Eggs.... Oueff!!!!
Sandeman - CHICAGO

....hold on a second... I'm still catching my breath. Ok, now I'm ready. Holy Cow!!! Nothing short of remarkable. Fetch me a dictionary, I need some new superlatives to describe how insane this mix is.
The Muz, Atlantic City, USA

saw him on the 29th (april) in Cardiff, he rocked then and he rocks this mix. keep 'em spinnin
David Newton

Amazing, absolutely amazing
Ed Goslin

Rinsin as always Mr C. Andy C should have Grooveriders job at the BBC, because Andy C can actually mix as well as being a big name.
DnB lover

The roof is on fire, sik mix andy c but high contrast realy ripped it.
edypee

Absolutly Wicked!!!!! Love it all the way!!!!!
Drop

Finally a wicked set from Andy C without an annoying MC ruining the whole set(which is almost every time). He needs to do more sets with out a mic plugged in. Choons are roarin and the bass hittin. Andy man keepin it proper
Cylence Texas

Absolutely LOVELY.. The tracks were mixed and picked to purrrfection.. or as we say in ChiTown.. Ohhhh HE Done did IT!!!!
Anuj - CHICAGO USA

Started to listen and hmmmmm ... mmmmmmmmmmmm...... Gooooooddd.... nice set ANDY C.
T-RAUG FROM SASKATOON

One word- CRAP! Get rid of D&B!
Anon

By no ways am I a D'n'B expert but over the last 8 months or so i have been getting more and more fond of the genre and i have to say I loved this essential mix. Was an absolute cracker!! I am trance head through and through but would listen to Andy C evertime over that excuse for a dj Tiesto last week. Up the dee bee!!
Rory Moore

Andy C? Is there anything better? Not Quite!!!
Switch

This mix is absolutely unforgettable! As someone who's only recently started liking Drum & Bass (a lot of it is still noise to me), this is a real showpiece that would convert anyone! Much respect, and I'm now off to go buy some of his back catalogue!
RiggsyB

From the beginning...this mix wouldnt let me stay still. So many nostaglic samples creepin in throughout the tracks (Funktion ,amongst others). Most def has me listening to DnB again. It's in my top 3 DnB EMs... however, Marky and XRS still take the cake with their Brazillian style. Tapping the beats from Austin, Texas
Benton Whitaker

Fat
Miz

One of the absolute sickest DnB sets i eva heard. Expect the best and GET it! MORE JUNGLE ON THE ESSENTIAL MIX PLEASE!!!
AP

superb!!
ken lazee

ANDY C JUGGLES TINGS PROPER
HANZA

Andy C is truely a pioneer. throws your lighters up!! BOH!!
DougO

Loving it... i enjoyed it very much, it´s a dnb classic... what else to say? Andy C rockzzz...
Rapa, Slovakia

Man I love Radio 1! Thanks for putting such great talent out there for all to hear. Loved this mix, something about the gut wrenching feeling a little Drum N' Bass will give you. Much respect from Texas.
Maurice

Just started listening now. Andy C with no MC and on a system which doesn't absolutely ruin the tunes with over loud bass-awesome (cos its mine)-Nice one radio1!!
Prang

DnB, still one of the most refreshing genres going! totally astounding set!!!, Andy C you ripper!!
Nicky Boy

Andy C is amazing, mixing heavy new stuff with old classics, he is without doubt a d n b GOD!!
Nick Braysaw

andy c smacking it as ever
jamie

SELECTA! No other dj brings consistenly good sets like Andy. very quick and squeeky clean mixes, this guy must have magic decks or sumthing.. keep the dnb rollin on R1
BMonster

Give this man his own show!!!!!!!!!!
BP

Not half as good as the epic High Contrast mix back in 2003, but then nobody can really match the music that man puts out. EM needs more d&b.... any chance of High Contrast, John B, Logistics, Nu Tone, Shy FX being put on EM soon???????
Chris

Great Mix. I cant wait until Andy C comes to the Cleveland Ohio area. J B
Josh Boncha

What a sik set! Playin a heavy selection of tunes. Andy C - Nice One!!
Zie

Well this sure was way better than Tiesto last week. At least for those people who listen to all genres not just classical music (trance). But compared to High Contrast. Hmmm Nah! Still good but wont be recording all of it.
Da-Shiznyte

Solid D&B mix all around, but missing the 'captivatin'' feature. EM rating: 5.7/10. Nothing ground breaking here, in fact- this sound seems a bit outdated yeah? Let's move on already. Where's Marky Mark and XRS.
Tommy (SJ, CA)

Andy c was top class. bring on more drum and bass.
john hunt

Andy rocks my world!!! Nobody makes you move like Andrew Clarke, Thanks Andy! Kisses, Mermaids
Mermaid

Andy smashes it as per usual! tight, tight mixing, fresh dubs. what more could you want? This wont be leaving my car for a while. Big up Subfocus defo one of the best producers right now, really versatile
Pete

This was an excellent mix, it was on target the whole time! I hope you're in Seattle soon Andy C!!
Joe, Seattle USA

Oh my god!!...done right proper. Andy C, true heavyweight!
Toxxin Ephekt

amazing mix. andy c always drops the heavy ass shit.
ashton cole

Wiiiiiicked stuff - Andy really reps for D&B as usual - some killer mixes and a wicked, well rounded selection. Big up Andy C!
The Specialist

i don't like d&b!!!Deep Dish rulez!!!
kokc

Top quality mix, not as heavy as normal tho, good to get a dnb essential mix for once.
BrokenZ

this mix almost too good no wait it is to good
burke

oh i i'm a big idol of drum n bass,oh luv this man.
dj swazri2006

Another blinding mix of the greatest selection from the main man in D'n'B. never misses a beat and can hold a climax for many chrous'. and can drop Bass lines bigger than an 838. In any venue he'll push the sound system to the max it can handle, many times he's destroyed my hearing for the greater of Drum and Bass.
Lloyd, chopper man true raver

finally! excellent sessionz was disppointed wen he cancelled last time so was really lookin forward to this and it didnt disappoint ;)
lucy

Absloute crap, what a racket, call that junlge, those tunes are so badly produced that they could not end up on the soundtrack of a bad playstation two game.
neal

what a wicked set by andy c flowing and just plain slammin
Wills

Andy is heavy as ever, there is a lack of dnb on the essential mix.
Jdubz

BIG UP YOUR CHEST ANDY. GOOD TO SEE THE MUSIC THAT I LIVE FOR BEIN PLAYED ON A BIG SCALE TO PEOPLE THAT MY NOT GET THE CHANCE TO HEAR THE FINER SIDE OF DRUM N BASS.THE MORE PEOPLE THAT HEAR IT THE BETTER.DONT STOP TILL YOUR WEARING A PAIR OF RAM NIKE AIRFORCEONES,WHILE SIPPING ON A SOFT DRINK YOUVE ENDORSED,PLAYIN A VIDEO GAME YOUVE DESIGNED,LISTENIN TO A RADIO STAION YOU NOW OWN,WHILE GETTIN READDY TOGOTO A CLUB U NOW OWN. AN EVEN THEN DONT STOP PUSHIN DRUM N BASS TO THE MASSES. T DOT JUNGLIST SOLDIER DJ CASANOVA SIGNIN OFF
DJCASANOVA

Monster mix! finally Andy C on the essential mix! Put him on again, but lets here some more anthems from years gone by. Show the world what they've been missing.
Craig G

that's more like it. this is music for grown ups. andy c smashed it up as always
derrick may

You can only expect quality from Andy C. This rocks bigtime! Wicked tune selection, spot on mixing, heads down, no messin about, lets av it!!!! Pure class!
Andy Butler

When does this man fail 2 deliver? Top quality set. Airlock tight mixing and sick dubplates. D&B's greatest DJ.
Qamar

boy o boy, what else can you say, Andy C clearly keeps his title as the sickest dnb dj out there, Nightlife 1 was huuuuuge, Nightlife 2 was masssssivvvve and this mix was plain sic bwoy, big ups to Andy for rinsin it again at tha right time, jus chillin listenin to da mix last nite. and huge props to Sub Focus keep playin that shit man.
thecrossinguard

Oh my days!
Joe

Yet again Andy C blows the shit out of everything that came before. tiesto best in the world, don't make me laugh!
Paul T. (living in holland)

Tearin set by andy c.Just wot we av come to expect from him.Good tune selection and played sum proper rollers.Can we av more dnb on the mix???
WOZZA

Oh man this was the best emix ive heard in a long time. great to see one of the best true underground djs in the world ripping it up for R1!!! Only problem ive got now is my tape chewed up halfway through taping the show.... anyone got a copy I can borrow? LOL
Brendon

andy c always brings it!!!nice to see some drum and bass on the essential mix!!!
mr stroke

Ahhh this dude is a god, got to love the versatility of Drum and Bass, good to hear a wider range of music on the Essential Mix
Alex

Nice change up change down of flow some nice peaceful moments to draw you in and out of the mayhem seamless mixing
Essential mix Eater

MORE MORE MORE!!! It's about time we honored the ANDY C! This mix is tight! Well thought out....not just a bunch of noise like some DnB. Keep it up Andy C. Hope you come to Seattle, Washington, USA!
Spunout

What a piece of fresh air listening to proper dance music on a "dance show" instead of the horrible cheese 80's Pete Tong's electro revival infesting our Radio 1. Andy C ROCKED time and again!
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