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Party Report: IR BCN

Every year in June, the beautiful city of Barcelona hosts the Sónar music festival. Founded in 1994 and divided into Sónar by Day and Sónar by night, it features a wide variety of electronic music artists. Surrounding the main event, a collection of after and pre parties called Off Sónar is organised, making it the busiest festival week in the Catalan capital. With events in almost any sub-genre of dance music, ranging across rooftops, beach clubs, abandoned monasteries and ancient town squares, there is something to choose from for all of the thousands of international party-goers. Not less than seven ... Read more

10 Off Week Events To Attend

In June, Barcelona turns into the electronic music capital of the world the renowned Sonar festival , and its Off Week counterpart, return to the Catalan capital. A big part of the Barcelona experience revolves around the slew of Off Week parties and label showcases for which artists, imprints, journalists and globetrotting clubbers fly into the Southern Spain for a weekend of celebration, as well as a glimpse into the future of the scene. Here, we highlight 10 of the events we are most looking forward to. Which ones will we see you at? 16 June | Big Tittie Surprise ... Read more

Maceo Plex Brings Vinyl Only Mosaic To IR BCN

Rounding out the epic week that is IR BCN will be a very special vinyl-only celebration. Organized and curated by Ellum main man Maceo Plex, Mosaic by Maceo will bring a lineup of heavy hitters to Barcelona, including Cocoon boss Sven Väth, the elusive DJ Koze, as well as producer extraordinaire Stephan Bodzin, and Frankfut’s Roman Flügel. The event will take place at the majestic Plaza Mayor, which is a reproduction of the Riaza Castilian Square in Segovia, a space that allows multiple activities at all hours of the day. Plaza Mayor will play host to the weekend’s activities, which ... Read more

Ricardo Villalobos Brings FRRC Back To IR BCN

One of the most significant figures in the electronic music scene, Ricardo Villalobos, will bring FRRC to IR BCN and Plaza Mayor once again. Joining Ricardo will be a special analog and improvised live techno performance of from Cobblestone Jazz (Matthew Jonson, Danuel Tate and Tyger Dhula), the eclectic Fabric London resident Craig Richards, techno princess Sonja Moonear, DeWalta & Mike Shannon performing live their brand new album upcoming on Indigo Raw, and our IR resident Mirus. The event will take place at the majestic Plaza Mayor, which is a reproduction of the Riaza Castilian Square in Segovia, a space ... Read more

Promoter Interview: Mirus (IR BCN)

For the fourth consecutive year, IR BCN will be presenting a series of events in unique open air locations inside Barcelona’s Poble Espanyol during the week 15th – 19th June 2016. Each year, IR BCN proposes curates an innovative and sophisticated program presenting emerging local and well established International brands, maintaining the city of Barcelona as one of the top 5 avant-garde cities in dance music worldwide. Ahead of IR BCN we spoke with Mirus, Co-Director of IR BCN and founder of Indigo Raw Records. Here, Mirus gives insight into the mind of a forward thinking promoter, balancing quality lineups, ... Read more

IR BCN Completes Lineup For 2016 Event Series

With the days quickly ticking away towards summer, Barcelona and OFF Week is simply the place to be this June. From 15-19 June, IR BCN brings their distinct brand of electronic music events in world-class, one-of-a-kind venues back to Barcelona, with some of the world’s best DJs, live acts, and dance music brands in existence. A few weeks ago, we had announced the lineup for 2016’s edition of IR BCN, which includes the likes of Nina Kraviz, Maceo Plex, Ricardo Villalobos, DJ Koze, KiNK, and many more (see complete alphabetized lineup below) and, not to mention, brand associations with Ellum, ... Read more

IR BCN Announces Full Week Program

With over a decade of audio/visual electronic music event experience, IR BCN returns to Barcelona’s majestic Poble Espanyol for its fourth consecutive year, bringing with them a slew of today’s finest underground dance music representatives. The venue, which was built in 1929 with the focus of showcasing the “ideal model” of an Iberan village, includes two areas: El Monasterio and Plaza Mayor, showing the harmony of Spanish architecture, bringing together all the characteristics of the peninsular village. Kicking off with Maceo Plex’ renowned Ellum brand, El Monasatario will also see Danny Daze, Agents of Time, Gardens of God, Architectural, and ... Read more

IR BCN: Off Week’s First Must Attend Event

For the fourth consecutive year, IR BCN will be presenting a series of events in unique open air locations inside Barcelona’s Poble Espanyol during the week 15th – 19th June 2016. Each year, IR BCN proposes curates an innovative and sophisticated program presenting emerging local and well established International brands, maintaining the city of Barcelona as one of the top 5 avant-garde cities in dance music worldwide. Constructed by the Catalan architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch. The Poble Espanyol was built in 1929 for the Barcelona International Exhibition as a pavilion specifically dedicated to art. An architectural museum in the ... Read more