Livestreams To Keep You Grooving (April 21 – 25)

Lisa Kocay

Lisa Kocay

lisakocay

Apr 21, 2021

6 min read

Keep the festival vibes going with our top livestream picks.

Our curated list features the sounds of the underground, melodic bass, trance, Afro house, tribal, electronic funk and more. Jam out with artists across a broad spectrum of genres, including Porter Robinson, Mija, Soul Clap, Wax Motif, Yung Hershey, Ciszak, shYbeast and OneDown.

For anytime in between, surf through our picks of recent streams. Kaleena Zanders, Kill the Noise, Baauer, Syreeta and Qrion deliver tons of sonic flavor.

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Wednesday, April 21

AfterTraxx Livestream

AfterTraxx brings three-hours of warehouse vibes on Wednesday, April 21. The second rendition of the monthly resident series showcases the house and techno underground scene with performances from Insical, Johnny Darko and Soul Purpose. 

Time: 1 am ET (Thursday) 10 pm PT 

Link: insomniac.com/livestream 

Game Changers by Microsoft Surface // Soma Soul & Ed Begley

Don’t miss the first installment of Beatport and Microsoft’s three-part mini-documentary series, featuring livestreams from stunning locations. The premier event boasts Soma Soul, known for merging techno and electronica production with cinematic soundscapes, and vocal and piano accompanist Ed Begley performing from Switzerland’s Säntis mountain.

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: youtube.com/watch?v=mfsM8caJuBI 

Wax Motif Bassline Boss 17 Featuring Flava D

Tune in for Wax Motif’s Bassline Boss production battle—with a surprise twist. The two-week broadcast features acclaimed grime, bassline house, R&B and U.K. garage master Flava D.

Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/waxmotif 

Thursday, April 22

Blossom

Blossom spins her signature playful basslines.

Time: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/blossomdj 

Brownies and Lemonade Present: Zoned Out with DJ GOJ!RA B2B Yung Hershey

DJ GOJ!RA and Yung Hershey are sure to bring the funk to the virtual space. 

Time: 11 pm ET / 8 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/browniesandlemonade 

Jason Ross

Melodic bass and trance tastemaker Jason Ross spins for Ophelia Records. 

Time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/opheliarecords 

Jauz & HALIENE's Earth Day Livestream

Jauz and HALIENE join forces to take over Monstercat’s Twitch channel for an Earth Day celebration. The charity broadcast, which follows their recent single “Oceans & Galaxies” out via the imprint, benefits Beneath The Waves, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting ocean health. In addition to the artists premiering an acoustic version of their joint single, the event features a live art stream by Monstercat artist Amanda Cha, educational interviews on ocean conservation with Dr. Austin Gallagher and more. Jauz and HALIENE’s limited-edition "Oceans & Galaxies" merch is available until 11:59 pm PST on Earth Day, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Beneath The Waves.

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/monstercat 

Soenda & Friends #4

Tune in for the fourth installment of Soenda & Friends, boasting performances by techno and house producers Remco Beekwilder and Ryuji Takeuchi as well as a vinyl gems session by Kaiser.

Time: 12 pm ET / 11 am PT

Link: youtube.com/c/SoendaFestivals/videos 

Friday, April 23

Beatport x Caprices Live Stream

Switzerland’s Caprices Festival comes to the digital space. Catch Mathew Jonson (live) and Giorgio Maulini play from The Panoramique, a famous restaurant perched high in the Alps’ Arnouva Forest, while Luciano spins from the stunning Plaine Morte glacier in the Swiss Alps.

Time: 9 am ET / 6 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/beatportofficial 

Club Mija

Stream the sounds of the club, or Mija’s Club, straight into your home on Friday, April 23.

Time: 12 am ET (Saturday) / 9 pm PT 

Link: twitch.tv/mija_irl 

ShYbeast Livestream

Melodic bass artist shYbeast presents his first ever live performance on Friday, April 23. The virtual show includes special guest appearances from See Stars, Yasmine from Krewella, Luke Holland, Yultron and Jonah Wei-Haas. ShYbeast is the moniker of electronic-aggressive rock icon Devin Oliver. 

Time: 10:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream 

Saturday, April 24

Elrow Show: Live from Teatro Coliseum Barcelona

Bring the fantastical world of elrow into your home. The digital show broadcasts elrow’s April 10, 2021 live show at Teatro Coliseum Barcelona with performances from resident DJs Bastian Bux, De La Swing, Tini Gessler and Viviana Casanova. 

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/beatportofficial 

Mad Decent Presents Coronight Fever (Diplo b2b Dillon Francis)

Tune in for an epic back-to-back set by famed producers Diplo and Dillon Francis. 

Time: 11 pm ET / 8 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/maddecentlive 

Secret Sky

World-renowned vocalist, songwriter and producer Porter Robinson presents the second rendition of his virtual Secret Sky festival. The free event—presented with Goldenvoice, Brownies & Lemonade and Slush Management—boasts the first time Porter performs music from his latest album, Nurture (out April 23). Secret Sky features a star-studded lineup, including Boys Noize, Rezz, Kero Kero Bonito, Wave Racer,  Yvette Young and Baauer. Attendees can explore custom digital, VR-optimized festival grounds, created in partnership with Active Theory and inspired by Porter’s favorite indie art games and online multiplayer experiences. Explore the virtual world as a Secret Sky-themed avatar with the ability to interact with other attendees in real time, communicate via live voice chat, traverse multiple environments and more. Festival goers can donate to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund via YouTube and Twitch.

Link: secretskyfest.com

Sunday, April 25

Dogparty By Dubdogz

Twin duo Dubdogz bring their rhythmic beats fused with Brazilian bass to their weekly stream.

Time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT

Link: insomniac.com/livestream

Fan Club Residency With African Moves

Groove to Afro house, trance, tribal, progressive and tech music with OneDown’s African Moves Records monthly Anjuna Twitch takeover.

Time: 12 pm ET / 9 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/anjuna

Soul Clap Unicorn Disco For Tots

Modern electronic funk duo Soul Clap brings its signature fusion of underground dance music and discerning futurism to the airways. 

Time: 10 am ET / 7 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/soulclapmusic  

Thursday to Sunday, April 22 – 25

ABRACADABRA Earth Day Weekender

Ecological activist BLOND:ISH partners with Bye Bye Plastic Foundation in celebration of Earth Day. Jam out to global live music and DJs performing from beach cleans around the world, as well as wellness programming intertwined with environmental discussion panels and workshops focused on restoring, sustaining and protecting the planet. BLOND:ISH, Subset, Magic Giant, Lauren Lane, Soul Clap, Lexlay, Rainforest Pavilion and more spin behind the virtual decks.

Read more: Abracadabra's Earth Day Weekender to Raise Funds For Bye Bye Plastic

Time: 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT

Link: twitch.tv/abracadabra 

All Weekend

Cour T. & Dirtybird Present The Brasil Festival

Dirtybird’s premiere Brazilian artists deliver the label’s distinct quirky and funky sound for The Brasil Festival. Get down with Ciszak, Jay Mariani, Cour T., Jamie Coins, Linkage, DJ Glen, Simas and more.

Time: 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT

Link: twitch.tv/dirtybird 

Rewatchable Virtual Sets 

Baauer Bopfest Set

Percussive, organic and global producer Baauer spins tracks by the winners of his Bopfest Twitch battles.

Ciszak b2b Arnold & Lane b2b Ocean Roulette for After Hours

This epic back-to-back set delivers house heaters and tech house bangers.

Kaleena Zanders + Friends Livestream

Kaleena Zanders’ livestream ampilies the voice of the top liner and showcases artists who add electronic music elements to bend genres.

Kill the Noise for Jason Ross presents The Atlas

Headbangers, prepared to be destroyed.

Lilly Palmer Techno Set @ Bogota for Atonal

Lilly Palmer brings the warehouse rave vibes with her techno and melancholic deep sounds.

LP Giobbi for After Hours Livestream

LP Giobbi for After Hours Livestream

Old school house beats and classic piano riffs maven LP Giobbi delivers a euphoric set.

Syreeta Live DJ Set From Planet Snowbombing

Groove to Syreeta’s signature high energy tech sound, which merges chunky basslines and melodic beats.

Qrion Live for Proximity's ALAYA Fest

Qrion showcases her ability to transcend stylistic borders.

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