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10 Netflix series for DJs

This one’s for the DJs, and for all people who are interested in the DJ scene, check out these 10 marvelous Netflix series and films. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! Worldwide-known DJs and nightlife experts selected their favorite series and films. These blockbusters may even change your life and view in the DJ scene.

1. I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (2016)

Exciting documentary about Steve Aoki, one of the most eminent DJs worldwide. Find out more about the force behind his passion.


Genre: Documentary series

Director: Justin Krook

Trailer: I’ll sleep when I’m dead

Steve Aoki - I'll sleep when I'm dead

2. Berlin Calling (2008)

A tour ends up in a psychiatric clinic after an overdose. Berlin Calling is a tragicomedy about DJ Icarus, played by the famous Paul Kalkbrenner. Spectacular plot!


Genre: Documentary series

Director: Justin Krook

Trailer: Berlin Calling

Paul Kalkbrenner - Berlin Calling

3. Hip-Hop Evolution (2016)

Hip-hop evolution is perfect if you want to discover the evolution of hip hop. It’s a documentary series with interviews of influential MCs and DJs.


Genre: Documentary series

Director: Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn

Trailer: Hip-Hop Evolution

Hip-Hop Evolution

4. This Was Tomorrow (2015)

The tenth year anniversary of Tomorrowland, the famous music festival. Discover what electronic dance music means to the people in the nightlife scene.

Reading tip: read the story of the legendary Tomorrowland merchandise.


Genre: Documentary series

Director: Wim Bonte

Trailer: This Was Tomorrow


This Was Tomorrow

5. THIS IS IT (2009)

Impressive interviews, backstage scenes and rehearsals of Michael Jackson for the shows in London. Definitely a must see!


Genre: Documentary, Music

Director: Kenny Ortega

Trailer: This Is It

This Is It

6. ALIVE INSIDE (2014)

This is an extraordinary movie, somewhat different in our list, but certainly a great one! The story is about people who suffer from dementia and they are getting their memories back because of music.

Genre: Documentary, News

Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett

Trailer: Alive Inside

Alive Inside

7. MARLEY (2012)

Everybody knows him, but this movie is a must to find out everything about the life and music from the legendary Bob Marley.


Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Trailer:  Marley



A documentary about Nina Simone, the ‘High Priestess of Soul’. The unreleased archival footage and revealing interviews with Simone’s daughter and friends makes this movie a huge success.


Genre: Documentary, Biography, Music

Director: Liz Garbus

Trailer: What happened, Miss Simone?

What happened, Miss Simone?

9. XOXO (2016)

The adventure of a group twenty year olds on the biggest dance festival in Amerika. A young DJ got the chance to perform, this is his chance to become world famous.


Genre: Drama, Music

Director: Christopher Louie

Trailer:  XOXO



“The Defiant Ones” tells of the unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between music legends Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, two street-smart men from different worlds who together defied traditional wisdom and transformed contemporary culture in the process.


Genre: Hip-hop

Director: Allen Hughes

Trailer: The Defiant ones

These 10 series are a must watch if you’re interested in the nightlife scene. If you’re a DJ yourself, you might want to check this page to grow your fanbase!

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