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A Daft Punk tribute mix aired on BBC Radio 1 this weekend: Listen

The mix, by Dance System, featured messages from Skrillex, Boys Noize and more

A Daft Punk tribute mix aired on BBC Radio 1 this weekend.

Following the shock announcement last week that Daft Punk would be parting ways after 28 years, Brighton's Dance System joined Radio 1 on Friday (26th) for 'an emotional and flawlessly mixed journey' through the discography of the legendary duo.

The 30-minute mix, which is available to playback via a number of platforms here, features a string of iconic tracks alongside edits from Dance System himself. The show also features messages from Daft Punk’s self-proclaimed “teachers”: DJ Deeon, Todd Edwards, K Alexi, DJ Tonka and Dave Clarke, as well as clips from the likes of A-Trak, Boys Noize and Skrillex.

Speaking about the mix, BBC Radio 1 host Annie Mac said "Radio 1 favourite Dance System was the perfect person to deliver this mix. We knew he would smash it and he has absolutely delivered - this is such a treat.”

Listen back to the show below, or via other platforms here.

On Thursday last week, it was announced that Daft Punk album sales had increased 2,650% after the duo's split.

Read about how the French duo's ability to constantly reinvent electronic music made them one of the most important electronic acts after Kraftwerk here

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