Carl Cox will usher in the 25th year of the BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix this 6th of January. The 4am broadcast will be the debut Essential Mix of 2018.

It will be Coxy’s 45th appearance on the program. The prominent figure in house and techno curated his first Essential Mix on 9th October, 1994 for the program’s 49th episode.

In December of 2017, Cox was celebrated as the Best DJ Mag HQ Set during the Best of British festivities. The icon continues to rest at the top of DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ Poll’s techno category.

Revisit 10 moments that defined the respected selector.  

Set your clock and be ready to tune in here. Watch his DJ Mag HQ set below: