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MP3 SETS: Top 20 Live DJ Sets Shared On YouTube [FEBRUARY]

While Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud are the primary platforms to share and listen to new music, YouTube is the most prominent source to discover captivating live performances from mainstream and underground artists alike. Through today’s technology, venues, festivals, and DJs themselves can record mesmerizing sets with multiple drone and camera shots, and then upload them to YouTube so fans can witness the magic as if they were there in person.

Welcome to our monthly series, where MP3 MAG rounds up the top 20 live sets, covering a wide spectrum of genres and electronic music-based acts. Take a trip across the globe and immerse yourself in new audiovisual experiences with the best sets from January:

20) Low Steppa B2B Tony Romera – Toolroom

Kicking off February’s countdown is a masterful set from house legends Low Steppa and Tony Romera. One element from this performance that draws in an audience is the syncopated background. The aged brick-built wall and Toolroom-esque visuals are a solid complement to the groovy beats of this veteran duo.

19) Cassian – Live at Lost Paradise 2023

An expert at his craft, Cassian has become a globally renowned artist across dance music, recognized for his hypnotic signature style of melodic house and techno. The Australian-born DJ turned up the heat during his Lost Paradise 2023 set. This Australian festival is iconic, with 2023’s edition also hosting the likes of Carl Cox, Folamour, and Ewan McVicar in its hoe of Glenworth Valley.

18) Walker & Royce At Seismic Dance Event 6.0

Delivering tidal waves of house at the Tsunami Stage of Seismic Dance Event 6.0, infectious duo Walker & Royce never fail to execute an electrifying performance. This hour and a half set took place in Austin, Texas, on November 10th of last year. Finally releasing it to the public, Walker & Royce encompass seamless transitions and recent hits like “Diamond Therapy” and Bleu Clair’s “In My Mind,” throughout this mix.

17) INFEKT @ Disciple HQ

For all the wooks diving through this series, INFEKT’s latest set at Disciple HQ will not disappoint. Celebrating the release of his Veggie Friends (Remixes) album, INFEKT throws down a barrage of riddim-fueled bangers and deafening chop-filled drops. Queue this up when getting hyped for your next bass festival.

16) James Hype Live @ Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rio Electronic

With the help of his high-level cameraman and film editor, Wild Wallace, James Hype takes you deep into the trenches of the jungle during Rio Electronic. In the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, there is nothing better than jamming out to the one-of-a-kind mixing ability of this UK superstar. On top of its incredible setting, James’ rips a 2-hour-plus set of pure adrenaline heaters.

15) Oliver Heldens – Heldeep Radio #500 Live from Zamna Tulum

Another immersive destination for the electronic music circuit is the Zamna Tulum. Pair this with the euphoric basslines of Oliver Heldens and you have a recipe for a set to remember. The visuals in this set are phenomenal, and it is cool to see the cameras cut back and forth between Oliver and the crowd. At many different points, shufflers’ top-notch footwork is put on display.

14) BLOND:ISH – Sunrise Set Brazil (New Years 2024)

Even though this set initially reigned in the New Year, BLOND:ISH posted it to start February off with a melting pot of Latin, Afro, tech, organic, and disco house. Overflowing with crisp percussion, such as emphatic sequences of bongo rolls layered with other drums, the music in this set is primed for the beaches and open-air landscape of Brazil’s Milagres. The cherry on top has to be the all-white party, packed with music lovers enjoying life to the maximum.

13) Agents Of Time Live At Tomorrowland presents CORE (Mexico)

Let’s head back to Tulum where Andrea Di Ceglie and Luigi Tutolo, prominent Italian DJs, excel in hardware-infused live performances fusing house, techno, and acid. With nearly 250 shows in 20 months, they have rocked global stages like Awakenings and Exit Festival, alongside collaborating with top artists such as The Weeknd and Maceo Plex. Known as Agents Of Time, the pair brought futuristic visuals and trance-inducing melodic techno to Tomorrowland’s CORE festival.

12) SAINTE VIE @ Club Space Miami at THE TERRACE

Sainte Vie, born Pablo Piña in Mexico City, is a Miami-based electronic music producer, sound engineer, and label owner. His melodic techno style blends various electronic and world music genres, drawing from his roots in Mexico City’s rock scene. He has gained international recognition, performing at renowned venues like Burning Man and Coachella and releasing acclaimed tracks through labels like Kompakt and his label, Akumandra. This month, Sainte Vie took South Florida’s premier venue Club Space by storm.

11) Tech House Mix w/ Kyle Watson (Live from The Basement)

It is impossible to have a bad day when Kyle Watson drops a new mix. It is actually quite rare that this happens, maybe due to the fact that Kyle is best appreciate when witnessed live, in order to experience is unparalleled style of tech house. With a tremendous setlist of 25 flawlessly blended tracks, smack-dab in the middle is the latest anthem from Kyle out on Defected Records, “The Afterhours.”

10) Excision Detox B2B Liquid Stranger Live @ Lost Lands 2023

In last month’s top 20 sets we had a wobbly set from Ganja White Night at Lost Lands 2023. Continuing this trend, we gladly present a monumental b2b performance from the #1 bass music festival in the world: Excision (Detox) b2b Liquid Stranger. With Excision being the mind behind a wide array of dubstep-powered festivals and events, and Liquid Stranger as the labelboss of prolific imprint WAKAAN, this is a match made in heaven for headbangers and rail breakers across the planet.

9) Simon Doty Live @ Red Rocks

Simon Doty’s journey from Canada’s wilderness to college basketball to electronic artist is unconventional yet remarkable. His debut LP Universal Language on Anjunadeep marked a breakthrough year in 203, accompanied by a world tour spanning over 60 dates. Marquee performances at renowned venues like Brooklyn Mirage and Red Rocks Amphitheatre (as seen below) highlight his live success. A self-taught gear master, Doty’s signature sound blends gritty analog synthesis, emotive melodies, and driving grooves, earning praise from industry icons like Sasha and Carl Cox.

8) ISOxo Presents kidsgonemad! Live at The Shrine

Descend into the chaotic depths of trap, bass, and more with this high intensity set from one of the fastest-rising acts in ISOxo. In typical ISOxo fashion, he lights up Los Angeles’s The Shrine with a fusion of ground shaking VIPs, mashups, and unreleased IDs. If you are in search of lasers, mosh pits, live guitar edits, and overall madness, then you have come to the right place.

7) ILLENIUM – TRILOGY : LOS ANGELES @ SoFi Stadium (Official Livestream)

Less of a set and more of a performance, melodic bass king ILLENIUM made history this month with his three-night sold-out takeover of SoFi Stadium. Now you can witness the magic of this unforgettable experience with its official five–hour livestream. Included are guest appearances from household names in music, like Avril Lavigne,

6) Overmono, Fred Again.. & Lil Yachty @TheLotRadio

Go on a sonic journey throughout this set as the Overmono and Fred again.. (joined by Lil Yachty hanging in the background). In fact, Lil Yachty even hops on the mic while Fred plays ethereal chords and Overmono mans the board for a dreamy anthem. Get ready to hear everything from UK garage to trance to dubstep in this jaw-dropping set.

5)ãda & DÂNTE ft. ARKAYA & Bian Rodriguez Live at Quindío, Colombia

Any set that begins with majestic musical tones and an equally majestic hawk soaring through the sky is guaranteed to be special. Everything about this set is undoubtedly spectacular. There are soothing tribal beats, miraculous live instrumentation, high-level drone footage, and a beautiful environment to go along with the soundscapes. Astonishing live violin solos and mesmerizing vocals are the icing on the cake for this 10/10 rated performance, organized and

4) Dreamers Delight – Live From SHIFT Thursdays [Debut Album ‘Observatory’ Party]

The only set on our list that cannot be found on YouTube, River Beats TV partnered with Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver to host Reed Krafft, aka Dreamers Delight, in January. Uploaded this month, the set served as the debut album party for The Observatory, a project that is truly the crown jewel of experimental bass music. Sign up for a 30-day free trial on River Beats TV to get full access to this exclusive set and other sensational live performances.

Dreamers Delight, Cervantes

3) Airwolf Paradise b2b Torren Foot | Beyond The Valley 2023

Locking in the bronze spot, not only is this a tremendous audiovisual set, but proves that Beyond The Valley has one of the best vibes among any festival out there. Airwolf Paradise b2b Torren Foot is clearly a lethal combination when it comes to contagious house and techno hits. Complementing their thrilling tunes is the myriad of lit-up totems, making the inside of the tent stage glow with an unrivaled radiance.

2) Worakls – Fondation Vasarely – Passengers – ARTE Concert

Passengers gives innovative artist Worakls the keys to the Vasarely Foundation. Accompanied by an orchestra, this electronic-based artist explores the various spaces of the Aix-en-Provence institution, revisiting some of the finest tracks in his repertoire. Between the 4K shots of each instrumentalist dialed in throughout the set and the flawless harmony, this set is the epitome of sonic greatness.

1) Gesaffelstein – Live At Coachella 2019

Gesaffelstein recently shocked the world of music via the announcement of his first album in five years, GAMMAJust as pleasantly surprising is his decision to upload his historic live performance at Coachella 2019. This generational phenomeon is back and the anticipation for his set at Coachella 2024 is growing at an exponential rate. Check out the set below and you will immediately understand why.