Six DJ sets to keep you grooving during the weekend
Party at home to these newly released DJ sets by Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix and more.
It’s good to see everyone staying home and trying to find new things to occupy their time. While you’re getting used to this new routine, why not have your own rave to keep yourself energised?
If you feel like recharging yourself over the weekend with good music, here are five DJ sets you can groove to in your room!
1. Chill with Disclosure's Streaming From Isolation
Streaming For Isolation is a new live series started by Boiler Room, an online music broadcasting platform based in London, England. The series raises funds for a different charity every week by streaming live mixes from different artists where viewers are able to donate to the charity of the week.
Guy Lawrence from English electronic music duo Disclosure recently participated in the fundraiser for the Global Food Banking Network.
His live set, which includes ambient, funk and house music, is perfect if you just want to listen to a chill mix while doing your daily tasks.
2. Catch Hardwell's weekly radio shows on YouTube
Dutch DJ Hardwell, known for playing house music, has been playing new productions from electro, progressive and tech-house genres on his weekly hour-long radio show, Hardwell On Air.
The show consists of three parts: ‘Hardwell Exclusive’, where he plays songs he produced, ‘Track of the Week’, which reveals a newly released song from other artists, and ‘Demo of the Week’, which features demo tracks sent to Hardwell or his label.
3. Jam to Lilpillacion's Quarantine mix
Singaporean full-time student and part-time DJ Lilpillacion can often be found spinning at local clubs Get Juiced or Cherry Discotheque.
While his nightlife routine is currently on a pause, he has recently released a new set on his Soundcloud aptly titled ‘Quarantinez Mix’. The hip-hop mix features songs by the hottest artists on the charts, including K-pop and even Doja Cat.
Jam to his mix on his Soundcloud.
4. Watch Martin Garrix live from his rooftop
Dutch DJ Martin Garrix is a popular name in the party scene, having performed at big music festivals and raves like Coachella. He is also the producer behind some of the hottest songs on the charts like ‘Animals’ and ‘In The Name Of Love’ featuring Bebe Rexha.
He recently performed a live set, recorded on the rooftop of his house in Amsterdam, with songs that he has produced.
The one-hour long set, which features upbeat electronic dance music and hit songs like ‘No Sleep’ featuring Bonn and a remix of ‘Someone You Loved’ by Lewis Capaldi, will definitely get you moving.
5. Work out at home with OJuz
Singaporean DJ duo Ojuz, made up of Chua and Vira, often spin for gigs at Cherry Discotheque.
Chua recently posted a new set called ‘Freak Mix’, which only includes songs with the word “freak” in them. Vira also uploaded a short mix that includes trendy hip hop music.
You can even use these groovy mixes for your next online workout at home, thanks to its upbeat songs.
6. Relive music festivals with Calvin Harris
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris is well-known for producing ‘This Is What You Came For’ featuring Rihanna, and his latest hit ‘One Kiss’ with Dua Lipa.
He has been doing live sets from his studio for Defected Virtual Festival by Defected Records, an independent British record label. Defected Virtual Festival is accepting donations to help with COVID-19 relief as well.
If you have been feeling restless while doing your part to stay home, we recommend dancing or working out to these DJ sets to boost your endorphins.
Just remember to hydrate yourself once you’re done!