Iconic dance imprint FFRR to host weekly ‘Radio 1 Dance Presents…’ show throughout May30 April 2021 - Press release
The opening show sees Eats Everything present a one-off 'History Of FFRR' mix, with further mixes from label head Andy Daniell, plus core artists BURNS, Obskür, Sam Gellaitry, and SIDEPIECE. The residency will also air an unreleased tape from the late great Frankie Knuckles.
Following the legendary label’s recent rebrand in collaboration with celebrated designer Trevor Jackson, FFRR takes over Radio 1’s monthly ‘R1 Dance Presents…’ for the entirety of May. Hosted by FFRR’s A&R, DJ Andy Daniell, the five-week residency will showcase a wealth of past, present, and future material from the seminal label, highlighting core records and artists from across its history whilst tipping a nod to the core talents shaping its fresh direction.
Broadcast every Friday night/Saturday morning at 03:00 (BST) after Radio 1’s illustrious Essential Mix series, and available to stream via BBC Sounds for the following month, the five-show residency kicks off this weekend with Eats Everything, who will deliver an exclusive ‘History of FFRR’ mix showcasing an hour of music from the label’s storied catalogue. BURNS, Obskür, Sam Gellaitry, and SIDEPIECE all deliver artist spotlight mixes across weeks two and four, with week three welcoming a never-heard-before mix from House icon Frankie Knuckles - recorded at his home in May 1990.
The schedule concludes on 29th May with Andy Daniell presenting his vision of FFRR to come in his ‘Future Focus’ mix.
01/05 Eats Everything’s 'History of FFRR' Mix
08/05 Artist Showcase w/ BURNS & Obskür
15/05 Frankie Knuckles’ ‘Lost Tape’ - Recorded in 1990
22/05 Artist Showcase w/ Sam Gellaitry & SIDEPIECE
29/05 Andy Daniell’s 'Future Focus' Mix
Eats Everything's History Of FFRR Mix (R1 Dance Presents…) : https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000vjqn