The megastar DJ kicked things off on Friday the 13th, and has since progressed to full-on content shows streamed across Twitch and YouTube. Funnily enough, they’ve maintained a certain level of production value despite the current lockdown. The first instalment, for example, featured gyrating dancers surrounding the Diplo himself while he wore a protective face mask.
Like chef Massimo Bottura’s cooking lessons, Diplo has been happy to follow a consistent schedule. Below, you can also find answers to a few basic questions, including what his self-isolation routine looks like. Evolving into full-on shows featuring interviews with the likes of doctors to discuss distancing rules before diving into music, the sets are a nice distraction from all the doom and gloom.
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last night i invited @rhye over for the first corona sabbath. (We made that up because we we had iron on t-shirt letters.. maybe it will stick) . While we’re all in self imposed quarantine and I’m grounded from playing shows I am going to get creative and make up random sets and shows live from my house. up next sunday 3pm et @majorlazer… our albums done so we got a lot of new music…tune in on it live and @youtube #socialdistancing
These Diplo live sets broadcast every day at 1 PM AEDT (7 PM PST), lining up perfectly with your WFH lunch break. Be sure to follow Diplo on IG for more updates around when live sets go down.
And if this isn’t exactly your cup of tea, here’s a list of 101 things as prescribed by BH to kill the time while we’re in COVID-19 induced lockdown.