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6 Mixmas with Orbital

Dance duo Orbital bring some Christmas cheer to the 6 Mix with two hours of their favourite tunes from 2011 and music which has inspired their forthcoming album.

Legendary dance duo Orbital bring some Christmas cheer to the 6 Mix with two hours of musical delights.

Best known for seminal dance tunes, including Chime and Halcyon, Orbital reformed in 2009 after a five year hiatus, headlining festivals all over the world including the Big Chill Festival and Get Loaded In The Park.

In this programme they play their favourite choices of 2011, some electronic classics and also the music which has inspired their new album, which is due out next spring.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Paul’s Dickensian Christmas Mix

    • John Baker

      Christmas Commercial

    • Joanna Newsom

      Go Long

    • Emily Portman

      Stick, Stock

    • Kate Bush

      Wild Man

    • Björk


    • Plaid


    • Knife

      The Height of Summer

    • Haunted Houses

      Haunted House

    • Zola Jesus


    • Meat Beat Manifesto


    • PJ Harvey

      Down By The Water

    • Severed Heads

      Dead Eyes Opened

    • Ellen Allien


  • Phil’s Assorted Biscuit Tin

    • The Stranglers

      Strange Little Girl

    • Air

      Sexy Boy

    • Cypress Hill

      Throw Your Set Up In The Air

    • The Dandy Warhols

      Plan A

    • New Order


    • Gorillaz

      Dare (Soulwax remix)

    • Lady Leshurr

      La La La

    • Orbital

      Don't Stop Me

    • Depeche Mode


    • deadmau5

      Hi Friend

    • Orbital

      Straight Sun

    • Orbital

      Wonky (Paul & Phil's DJ Version)

    • Orbital