Electronic Music News > Diplo Makes History with Antarctic DJ Set
Diplo Makes History with Antarctic DJ Set
Watch the DJ perform amidst pristine landscapes of ice
Feb. 10 2024
Rehan S.
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In an unprecedented move that merges artistry with environmental stewardship, world-renowned DJ Diplo has just achieved what no other DJ has done before: spinning tracks amidst the icy expanse of Antarctica. In a mesmerizing performance captured on video, Diplo brings his signature beats to the remote continent, marking a milestone in his illustrious career while championing the cause of preserving Earth's most pristine environments.

"I’ve been fortunate enough to DJ all over the world. Over the course of my career I’ve played on every continent except one, Antarctica," Diplo shares in the captivating footage. "I think as an artist you should always be pushing the boundaries of what you can do and that’s when the most creativity sparks."

The initiative, spearheaded by Diplo and his dedicated crew, aims not only to showcase his musical prowess but also to raise awareness about the fragility of the Antarctic ecosystem. Working closely with the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO), Diplo ensured that every aspect of the performance adhered to strict environmental guidelines, underscoring the importance of responsible tourism in this pristine wilderness.

"After being on hold for a few hours for weather, we got the go-ahead to perform on the helipad of the boat and made it a priority to focus on 3 things: my set, the music, and the landscape," Diplo recounts. "I just watched the video back. It's one of my favorite sets I’ve ever posted to YouTube (and I'm not just saying that)."

As viewers immerse themselves in the otherworldly experience captured in the video, Diplo extends an invitation to join him in supporting ocean conservation efforts. Through a partnership with Oceana, an international advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, viewers are encouraged to contribute to the safeguarding of Earth's vital marine habitats. Click here to watch the full video

Diplo's Antarctic DJ set transcends the realm of music, serving as a testament to the power of creativity and collaboration in driving positive change. By marrying art with advocacy, Diplo ignites a global conversation on the intersection of culture and conservation, leaving an indelible mark on both the music industry and the fight to preserve our planet's natural wonders.


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