It’s always fascinating when you get the opportunity to see a pressional behind the scenes, and that’s no different for DJs. DJs are among the most-traveled pressionals in the world, sometimes traveling to multiple continents a week at the highest levels like Steve Aoki or Tiësto. However, you don’t even need to be at that level to travel the world, as Illenium proves in the first episode his new series, “Ignite.”
Following the release his newest single “,” Illenium fers fans a deeper insight into the life a touring DJ – from the airport, to the hotel, to the festival, back to the hotel, to the afterparty, to the meet & greet, to the top a skyscraper for a photo opp, and then back on another 12 hour flight.
The lift a DJ seems wildly glamorous on Instagram and when they’re up on stage in front tens thousands people, but we’re learning more and more that the life a touring musician comes with its own set challenges.
Check out episode 1 “Ignite” below.
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