‘s heavyweight status in techno has solidified him as one  the genre’s most acclaimed DJs. Whether it be hosting his own arena stage at or revolutionizing the way that partygoers contextualize club experiences in Ibiza, Cox is always known to shock audiences with undiscovered tracks and effortless mixing.

Starting the year with some fire under his belt, Cox is set to host the first  2018 on January 6 to kick f the radio show’s 25th anniversary year. Last year’s programming featured such acclaimed DJs as , , , and .

Cox is sure to start f the year in zealous fashion by delivering one BBC’s most forthright mixes to date.

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Carl Cox to host BBC Radio 1 essential mix for ahead  25th anniversary