Talk about starting as you mean to go on. BBC Radio 1 has locked in Carl Cox for the very first Essential Mix 2018.
Coxy's studio mix, airing at 4am on January 6, comes as the revered mix series celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Last year saw Helena Hauff, Artwork, Calibre, Hunee, Maya Jane Coles and more step up for the Essential Mix.
For a taste what Coxy's had in his locker recently, have a listen to he did for John Digweed's Transitions radio show at Burning Man last year.
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