The wait is over for electronic music enthusiasts as Chris Hawkins, the voice behind BBC 6 Music’s Early Breakfast show, is set to drop the latest instalment of his acclaimed ‘How to DJ’ podcast on Friday, November 3rd.
In this exciting new season, Chris is bringing listeners 8 captivating episodes, each offering an intimate exploration of the lives and careers of legendary DJs, both from the club and radio worlds.
Since its inception, ‘How to DJ‘ has earned its place as a premier platform for music aficionados having topped the Music Podcast charts in the UK. Past episodes have featured iconic figures like Fatboy Slim, Greg James, Paul Oakenfold, Mark Radcliffe, Tony Blackburn, Bob Harris, Jodie Harsh, and many more, all sharing their insights and anecdotes about their journeys in the world of DJing.
This season promises to be a sonic adventure like no other, as Chris Hawkins takes a deep dive into the world of DJing with a star-studded lineup of guests, including:
- Groove Armada
- Norman Jay
- Dave Beer
- Mike Sweeney (Radio DJ)
- Barry Ashworth
- Judge Jules
In each episode, Chris and his esteemed guests reflect on their careers, exploring the music that inspired them and continues to shape their creative journeys. To add a unique twist to the conversation, Chris delves into his eclectic record box, each 45rpm sleeve concealing a different question, challenging his guests with five thought-provoking queries. As a grand finale to each episode, Chris invites his guests to curate a playlist of three songs they would play if they were the DJ for the apocalypse.
Talking about the new series, Chris Hawkins expressed his excitement: “I am delighted to be bringing the podcast back with such an incredible guest line up – it’s going to be a banger of a series!”
With ‘How to DJ,’ listeners are in for an unforgettable auditory experience, gaining unparalleled insight into the world of DJing and the music that drives these remarkable artists.
Make sure to tune in starting Friday, November 3rd, as the ‘How to DJ’ podcast redefines the art of DJing one episode at a time.
The trailer for the new series can be found here.
Episodes drop weekly on Fridays for the next 8 weeks – listen and subscribe here:
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