Set For Love: World’s Largest DJ Stream Kicks Off This Weekend
– DJ E.A.S.E, aka Nightmares on Wax
Convincing himself that the money raised through Set for Love actually reaches the people in need.
More than 6,000 DJs have already booked a slot for an upcoming live streaming marathon, beginning on Friday, May 8, and lasting for 72 hours.
Paul Oakenfold, Nightmares On Wax, Jackmaster and Nick Warren are some of the most prominent artists taking part in the Set For Love, as initiators Last Night A DJ Saved My Life (LNADJ) call the streaming marathon.
Thousands of DJs will be broadcasting across their own channels to raise funds for the COVID-19 Emergency Appeal launched by LNADJ, a select number of headline sets will be broadcast more widely.
Media and other partners supporting the Set for Love include DanceTelevision, Mixcloud, Pioneer DJ, Point Blank, BopDJ, Loopmasters, Loopcloud, Audiolock, Brighton Music Conference, Data Transmission, Funktion One, Izotope and Mixmasters.
They will be streaming the daily headline set from Nightmares on Wax (May 8, 6 p.m. CET), Doorly (May 8, 7 p.m.), Paul Oakenfold (May 8, 8 p.m.), Saytek (May 9, 4 p.m.), Nick Warren (May 9, 6 p.m.), Jackmaster (May 10, 6 p.m.).
Jonny Lee, founder of LNADJ, commented: “It’s exciting for LNADJ to partner with DanceTelevison for Set for Love. This partnership will enable us to reach a global audience of electronic music fans. Everything has come together now with the Set for Love headliners confirmed and set to take centre stage on Dance TV this weekend. With their audience of more than 6 million we are hoping to raise record amounts to help our partner communities in developing countries who are really suffering as a result of the lockdown The funds will be used to provide emergency food relief, freshwater and sanitation supplies to those in great need.”
Set For Love originally launched at Las Dalias in Ibiza, Spain, in 2019. It featured 30 of the island’s most popular resident DJs raising funds for LNADJ’s Have A Drink On Us campaign, which building fresh water wells in India and Africa. Led by LNADJ ambassador, DJ E.A.S.E from Nightmares on Wax, the event raised more than €9,000 ($9,730), which funded three wells for communities in dire need of clean water.
The online edition of Set for Love features more than 6,000 DJs, which makes it “the world’s biggest DJ event,” by LNADJ’s own admission.
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