Label head and Justin Bieber supporter, Diplo, will premiere a new radio show this Saturday on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra. “Diplo and Friends,” featuring new Diplo mixes, Mad Decent and “big name” guests, will air weekly, from 1-3AM GMT (8-10PM on the East coast). This week, Canadian dance inventor/producer Lunice and Paul Devro will join Diplo on the program, streaming live here. Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus and Brodinski will stop by in April.
Diplo and Mad Decent launched their Mad Decent Worldwide Radio podcast series, now 73 episodes long, in 2006 with Diplo’s Baltimore is Real mix. “Diplo and Friends” is part of BBC Radio 1′s revamped dance music schedule, joining new shows from Skream & Benga, Friction, Toddla T and Charlie Sloth, also premiering this month.