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Music Mixes

Date: 30.10.2018     Last updated: 30.10.2018 at 19.46
Category: BBC Sounds; Podcast
For the first time, 40 new music mixes have been specially curated for BBC Sounds by the BBC’s top music experts and other artists.

The Takeover
Famous faces select their favourite tracks along a chosen theme from Nile Rodgers’ ultimate party mix to Kylie Minogue’s My Time Mix.

Match Of The Day Mix
Football stars battle against each other to create the ultimate pre-game music mix, with a different face curating the mix each week. The first will be curated by Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City.

Behind The Album
Artists share the 16 tracks they listened to as they made their album giving an insight into some the inspiration behind their latest work, starting with Rita Ora.

Beats And Bars from 1Xtra
UK urban music is taking over the world and this weekly mix from Radio 1Xtra will remind you why, featuring tracks from some of the biggest names on the scene.

Electronic Focus from BBC Bitesize
A mix of Electronic music with a driving beat from BBC Bitesize to help focus your mind and meet your deadlines.

Sounds of the 00s
A weekly reminder of the pop that defined the first years of the 21st Century - from Britney to Beyoncé via The Killers and Coldplay.

Classical Sunrise from Radio 3
From BBC Radio 3 comes a selection of classical music to ease you into the weekend.

Great British Songbook from Radio 2
A weekly mix from BBC Radio 2 celebrating UK music’s rude health.

Stories From The Cities: 6 Music loves
Travel the British Isles and beyond with a mix celebrating the music identity of a different city every week.

Sounds Of The 80s
BBC Radio 2 DJ Gary Davies introduces a weekly dip into the vaults of 1980s classics.

Get Inspired
An hour of uplifting music, updated weekly.

Classical Focus from BBC Bitesize
From BBC Bitesize comes a carefully curated backdrop of classical music to concentrate to.

The RnB Hour from 1Xtra
The freshest RnB cuts peppered with serious classics under the expert guidance of BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Going Home Songs from Radio 1
Celebrate the end of the working day with BBC Radio 1’s upbeat selection of home-time hits.

Sounds Like Friday Night
A pre-party mix featuring the best songs and tracks for getting ready for a night-out.

Kings And Queens Of Pop from Radio 2
A weekly mix of pop royalty featuring tracks from Madonna to Michael Jackson via Prince and Whitney Houston.

Hear Her Mix
A power list of the most influential women from the past 20 years of music.

Break Up Soundtrack from Radio 1
From BBC Radio 1 comes the soundtrack to turn to when you need music most.

Now Hear This from Radio 1
BBC Radio 1 brings you the sixteen tracks you need to hear every week

Sounds Of The 90s
BBC Radio 2’s Claudia Winkleman takes you on a nostalgic trip to the biggest pop hits of the 90s.

CBBC The Playlist Mix
Weekly guests to CBBC's The Playlist select their favourite new pop.

Jazz Focus from BBC Bitesize
A backdrop of modern Jazz music to study to.

Handpicked by 6 Music
BBC Radio 6 Music digs into the past, re-discovering forgotten favourites and introducing new tracks which complement their weekly finds.

The Warm Up: Fit & Fearless
The Warm Up gives you an expertly crafted weekly mix of music to mentally prepare you for your workout.

The Gaming Show Mix
A musical backdrop to your wired in night of gaming.

Radio 1’s Greatest Hits
Rediscover your favourite tracks of the 90s, 00s and 10's with the help of the station where you heard them first.

Hip Hop Heavyweights from 1Xtra
A weekly selection bringing you the best Hip Hop from both sides of the Atlantic in this BBC curated mix.

Jack Saunders Rinse + Repeat
A tip off from BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders on the best modern guitar music to hear each week.

1Xtra’s Throwback Thursday
Breaking out from Dotty's Breakfast show with favourites from years gone by.

So Angry
Release the rage with a weekly mix to blow out the cobwebs.

Mindful Mix from Radio 3
Classical tracks from BBC Radio 3 to help you capture a moment for yourself, and take a step back from today’s fast paced world.

Big Beats from Get Active
Get Active brings you beats to match your BPM with a weekly update of rap and hip hop to run to.

Alt.00s from 6 Music Celebrates
From Arcade Fire to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs via New Rave, New York and a whole host of indie favourites.

The Hot List from BBC Music Introducing
The finest unsigned music in the UK, fresh from BBC Introducing uploader.

Alt 90s from 6 Music Celebrates
From Blur to Nirvana, Pixies to Pavement - a guide through the fundamental moments of 90s alternative music.

Pace Setter from Get Active
A mix from Get Active with a bpm to match your weekly workout.

Informer Mix
The music behind new BBC One drama Informer.

The BBC Music Introducing Radar
BBC Introducing Alumni return to select the best under the radar tracks from the BBC Introducing Uploader.

Monday Motivation
The ultimate antidote to Monday mornings, a mix of upbeat tracks you know and love for the first commute of the week.

Classical Fix from Radio 3
A classical collection from BBC Radio 3 of up-beat hits to conquer all of life's critical encounters.

Sounds Of Cinema
A weekly celebration of major music moments from cinema, focusing on different legendary directors.

Off The Radio
BBC Radio’s most popular on-air mixes will also be available on BBC Sounds alongside the new music mixes exclusive to Sounds. These include: Radio 1’s Essential Mix, Gilles Peterson’s The Shakedown (6 Music), The In Tune Mixtape (Radio 3), Traffic Jam Mix (Radio 1Xtra), and 6 Music Recommends.