The wave of live-streams, mixes, and more being released amidst the massive self-quarantining being done across the world in order to combat the spread of Covid-19, aka the novel coronavirus, has been one of the few bright spots in the world of dance music over the last few weeks. Drum and bass legend Friction has joined the movement, starting up a new podcast for the foreseeable future.
The Shogun Audio, Elevate Records, and Maraki Records boss is no stranger to podcasts or mix series. Friction hosted a weekly two-hour drum and bass show on BBC Radio 1 from April of 2012 to November of 2017. Now, he’s back, and we’re hoping it stays that way. We’re looking forward to his performance at Shambhala 2020, but until then, a series of drum and bass podcasts full of new tunes sounds like a great way to get through a self-quarantine.
PODCAST! So it was a bit of a spur of the moment decision, but I thought I’d start up a podcast again so that I could play you all my favourite new tunes over this time. I've really missed doing this so I hope you enjoy! Will try and get another one done next week ? pic.twitter.com/IiOt3G1zq7
— Friction (@friction) March 27, 2020
Friction has also asked for some help from fans on naming the new podcast. Currently dubbed “Friction Podcast”, the English producer and DJ called for supporters to send their suggestions to his Twitter and Instagram.
That’s not all, though. If you’re needing more top-notch drum and bass after checking out the debut episode of Friction’s podcast return, you can watch his hour-long live-set from Let It Roll Winter 2020, which took place in late-February. It’s as fantastic as you’d expect, and has us daydreaming about how much fun we’ll have when he takes over The Village at Shambhala.
Let us know what you think of Friction’s return to the podcast game, and how excited you are for more new drum and bass tunes! Share your thoughts with us by commenting below, on Facebook, or replying to Twitter!
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