Author: Sören Schmidt

is studying International Music Management in Haarlem and is in love with the sound of Amsterdam since he moved here from Germany three years ago.

We Love…Sankeys Podcast #001 By Gorgon City

The season on Ibiza is at its peak, high time for UK duo Gorgon City to deliver the right mix for your Ibiza state of mind to fully blossom. The guys are long-awaited guests for two performances at Sankeys Ibiza, where they’ll play alongside the likes of Kidnap Kid, Huxley and Eton Messy. Gorgon City is the collaboration between North London producers and DJ’s Matt Robson-Scott and Key Jules Gibbon, known for their polished, powerful and party-nixed sound, which already caught the ears of tastemakers as disparate as Diplo, DJ T and Terry Farley. Gorgon City’s distinctive sound is a ... Read more

Interview: Shlomi Aber

Recognised as one of the main techno pioneers and influential artists of recent times, Shlomi Aber has the kind of impact usually reserved for inbound meteors, the reason for which is buried in a ground swell of genre-defying appreciation and support. Born and raised in Israel, Shlomi’s personal approach, married with 15 years of production experience and over 20 years of DJing, takes influence from Jazz, Funk, Minimal, Acid, and in particular the old school Detroit Techno movement. Shlomi‘s worldwide success granted some prestigious rewards and Nominations as “best newcomer” in 2005, “producer and track of the year” in 2007, “Beatport’s ... Read more

The Top 10 Tracks In Ibiza So Far

Last we year already predicted the anthems of the white island and the list of the ‘Top 10 Most Shazamed Tracks in Ibiza’ and we had a few right. A few weeks ago we did the same and since the season on the island is already going on for a while and most big venues are open by now the first results came in. But it looks like we were far off this time. This year the list is full of surprises, showing again that Ibiza is playing everything from underground to mainstream.   10. Art Department – Catch U By Surprise (Guy Gerber ... Read more

Exodus Super Yacht Announce Full Ibiza Lineups

What would Ibiza be without its boat parties? Dancing in the sunshine, listening to the biggest tracks, looking at the beautiful sea and mesmerising coastline of Ibiza is reason enough reasons for everyone to attend at least one of this extraordinarily aquatic experiences. Seasoned Ibiza promoters Exodus just announced the launch of their Exodus Superyacht Party Series which will be running every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from 5pm till sunset. The music for these exceptional events will be provided by some of the most exciting deep house DJs the scene has to offer. The series includes names like Darius Syrossian and his ... Read more

ENTER.Ibiza Announces Residents and Initial Line Up

For its fourth birthday this year Richie Hawtin’s ENTER.Ibiza will be taking over Space once again. With this, the first acts have been announced and it’s going to be huge! Since its debut in 2012 ENTER. quickly became one of the most appreciated events on the White Island. When you think about the ENTER. brand you immediately think about quality techno, innovative design and its infamous Terrace pre-parties, where one of the night’s headliners plays an early slot.  ENTER. will happen over the course of 12 weeks, from July 2 to September 17 with information on its residents and the full main room lineup released. Residents ... Read more

IMS Schedule 2015

The International Music Summit in Ibiza (IMS) is starting of today and with the full three-day schedule now announced, the annual industry summit is heading into its eight year, which is set to be their biggest and most insightful event yet. IMS 2015 is packed with interesting and engaging debates, talks and interviews discussing the issues facing the dance music industry. Particular highlights include Soundcloud founder & CEO Alexander Ljung being interviewed by Pete Tong, who will also interview Ultra Records’ CEO Patrick Moxey on the imprint’s 20th anniversary and Def Mix CEO Judy Weinstein, who will talk alongside fellow legendary DJ David Morales for the first time in public since Frankie Knuckles passing away. ... Read more

New Fingerprint Test Can Reveal Cocaine Use

The days of saliva or blood samples for drug tests may very well be over. Researchers at the University of Surrey have engineered a test that can tell if someone has used cocaine simply by checking their fingerprints.  The new test, alongside additional research support from Netherlands Forensic Institute, the UK’s National Physical Laboratory, King’s College London, and Sheffield Hallam University, can differentiate between people who have ingested cocaine and people who’ve barely handled the drug. “When someone has taken cocaine, they excrete traces of benzoylecgonine and methylecgonine as they metabolise the drug, and these chemical indicators are present in fingerprint residue,” explains the study’s lead author, ... Read more

Weekly Ibiza Schedule 2015

With the summer approaching the Ibiza season is also coming closer and closer. And for the launch of our brand new Ibiza section we want to give you an overview of what is going on on the island. There are still some events and line ups to be announced, like for example the infamous ‘Paradise’ by Jamie Jones but most of the program of this summer is set and of course we will keep you updated. Take a look at our weekly Ibiza schedule and you know where you have to go, or what you’re missing out on. Mondays Circoloco ... Read more

Do Not Sleep Looks To Shake Up Ibiza Sundays

Summer is approaching, which means so is Ibiza season and this year something new and edgy will shake up Sundays on the White Isle courtesy of Electric Ibiza and a trio of special names.  ‘Do Not Sleep’ is a new party located at Vista, within the grounds of Privilege, hosted by the hot trio of Ibiza residents, Darius Syrossian, Santé and Sidney Charles who will play alongside weekly guests with always unique b2b sets. The first affair kicks of on May 29th as a one off Friday party as host of the Vista Club at Privileges big opening fiesta. Officially launching their residency on 12 July ... Read more