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BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend mashup video

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To help launch the BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend event in Summer 2015, the talented folk at the Beeb have created a visual mash up of all 34 artists performing.

A fantastic piece of social content which mixes artists, groups and performers across genres, styles and radio/club edits- from Snoop Dogg to Taylor Swift and Catfish and the Bottleman to Charli XCX.

The mash-up samples 50 tracks by 34 artists – all on the line up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Norwich. Multiple remixes of tracks are used to mix between the genres of music from EDM to hiphop and dance to bubble gum pop! A simple ‘click’ visual from some of the artists has been sourced to create a singular style between the mashup and help piece artists together.

Check out the video here:

….. and for those who’re a bit more anoraky – Matthew Fisher, Station Imaging Producer for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra has shared his Pro Tools sessions – notice it took 16 versions to crack it!

Source: mattfisher1979.tumblr.com

 

The edit was created by producer Phill Deacon, with audio by Matt Fisher. Project was managed by Aled Haydn Jones.

The full line up in the video is here:

Mallory Knox – Ghost In The Mirror
Mallory Knox – Beggars
Sam Smith – Money On My Mind
David Guetta Ft Snoop Dogg – Sweat
David Guetta – Lovers On The Sun
David Guetta – Lovers On The Sun (StadiumX Remix)
David Guetta – Titanium
Snoop Dogg – Signs
Snoop Dogg – Beautiful
Snoop Dogg – Still DRE
Snoop Dogg – Wanted Dead Or Alive
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Taylor Swift – We Are Never Getting Back Together
Foo Fighters – The Pretender
Foo Fighters – All My Life
Foo Fighters – Best Of You
Lower Than Atlantis – English Kids In America
Lower Than Atlantis – Here We Go
Fall Out Boy – Dance, Dance
Jamie T – Sheila
The Vaccines – Melody Calling
Years & Years – Desire
5 Seconds Of Summer – Amnesia
5 Seconds Of Sumer – What I Like About You
Slaves – Where’s Your Car Debbie
Slaves – The Hunter
Soak – B a noBody
James Bay – Hold Back The River
George Ezra – Budapest
Sigma – Nobody To Love
Catfish & The Bottlemen – Cocoon
Raury – Cigarette Song
Muse – Plug In Baby
Atl-J – Bloodflood
Alt-J – Hunger Of The Pine
Hozier – Take Me To Church
Imaging Dragons – Radioactive
Charli XCX – SuperLove
Charli XCX & Rita Ora – Doing It
Rita Ora – How We Do
Ben Howard – Keep Your Head Up
Florence And The Machine – Spectrum
Olly Murs – Troublemaker
Olly Murs – Dear Darlin’
Jungle – The Heat
Clean Bandit – Real Love
Jess Glynne – Right Here
Rudimental Ft Ella Eyre – Waiting All Night
Rudimental Ft Ella Eyre – Waiting All Night (Patrick Hagenaar Remix)

Jonathan Jacob is currently Content Solutions Manager at Global Radio with varied experience across commercial radio S&P, events, marketing and PR. He was listed in the inaugural Radio Academy 30 under 30, is a Student Radio Awards judge and sat on the Events Committee for The Radio Academy. Views are personal.