Tag: Barcelona

Must-Attend Festivals And Events In Barcelona This Year

Photo by Pexels / The Pixabay License Located along the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain (Madrid is the first). The city is renowned worldwide for its incredible art and architecture. But it’s also known for its beaches, sunny weather, restaurants, parks, museums, and football team — to name a few. Thus, it’s no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer, no matter your interests — it’s a hot destination for international tourists, clubbers, and poker players alike. And it also has a killer selection of music festivals. Here ... Read more

Set Between The Catalan Sea & Mountains, Fort Festival Welcomes Maceo Plex, Mano Le Tough, Jeff Mills Amongst Second Edition Lineup

Set inside a medieval fort in the beautiful Spanish coastal town of Tossa De Mar, Fort Festival brings its second edition in October 2018. With full views of the Mediterranean, this space that dates back to the middle ages was declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument back in 1931 and is the only example of medieval fortifications this well preserved on the Catalan coast between Barcelona and the French border. At Fort Festival, a handful of innovative electronic artists, attendees are guaranteed a unique sensory experience that combines audiovisual presentations and avant garde music. The year, Fort Festival has ... Read more

Report: 25 Years Of Sonar

by Rick Heffernan There is nowhere quite like Barcelona and there is nothing quite like Sonar, the two combined for the past 25 years have pushed the Catalan capitals cultural agenda through the roof, whilst placing Sonar firmly as a world festival leader in terms of advanced culture, creativity, tech and music built on a firm foundation of pure electronica. More popular than ever it has morphed from a one-day party started by friends in 1994 into a three day, two-night monstrosity that just hosted over 126,000 visitors from 119 countries at this years silver anniversary edition. Split into a ... Read more

Pacha Barcelona Welcomes Cocoon, Spectrum, Vagabundos & More For Off Week 2018

From Tuesday, 12 – Sunday, 17 June, 2018, Pacha Barcelona steps into to Off Week 2018 with a full slate of events. With debut brands and long term friends joining the festivity, the two cherries take 6 days to explore the full spectrum of underground electronic music at one of its major annual events. Pacha Barcelona Off Week debuts include UNER‘s multi sensorial Umamii (12 June) concept returning to its home city along with Andhim, Francisco Allendes, Gonçalo, and Solardo, and Joris Voorn‘s Spectrum (13 June) has Kölsch, Patrice Bäumel and B. Traits. Wednesday, 14 June sees Yousef‘s famed Liverpool ... Read more

The Ark Cruise Returns With Two Voyages For 2018

From 31 August to 3 September, over 4,000 passengers got to experience no fewer than 90 DJs, on the sold out party cruise The Ark. Amongst the 90+ artists on hand were the likes of Roger Sanchez, Felix da Housecat, 2MANYDJS and Claptone, along with culinary delights provided by top chefs, and plenty of time for sightseeing on land during stops in Marseille and Ibiza. For 2018, The Ark will further build on this concept with its second edition being bigger than ever. Departure and arrival will remain in Barcelona but this time, there will be also six different departure ... Read more

Party Report: Innervisions Barcelona

Innervisions took over one of the best locations in Barcelona for such an intimate events which suited the label and the organization itself just perfectly. It was the first time for me at the Plaza Mayor de El Poble Espanyol, but I have to say, it’s an amazing art pavilion that was originally built for the Barcelona International Exhibition in 1929 and represents the “real Spanish town/village”. You can definitely feel the Spanish soul wrapped around the buildings and all the typical arches! Now back to Innervisions event! I actually skipped one day of Sónar, just to be full in ... Read more

Party Report: Sonar By Night 2017

After landing at 10pm, I took a bus and a short ride to my AirBnb. They welcomed me and explained all about my staying while I was checking the clock, so I make sure I don’t miss a thing at Sonar. I arrived on Friday, therefore I already skipped two days of huge headliners and all the conferences – It still hurts! Either way, I headed to the location of Sonar By Night, which was at Fira Gran Via de L’Hospitalet, met a crazy fashion Spanish designer on my way there and finally met with my friend at the entrance ... Read more

[Playlist] Indigo Raw’s Off Week Takeover

With only a couple more days to go, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw are set to take over Off Week with its weeklong schedule of events. Amongst the 5 events taking place at the majestic El Monasterio/Poble Espanyol will be the likes of Carl Craig‘s Motor City love letter Detroit Love, as well as Ricardo Villalobos‘ FRRC, DJ Koze‘ Pampa Records showcase and more. Here, Indigo Raw’s Artistic Director Nerone provides 10 of his, and the company’s, favorite tracks from this years featured artists. I’m sure there are a lot of favorites of yours amongst here. Make sure you grab the few ... Read more

FACT Brings Nine Events To Barcelona’s Off Week

Once again, the guys from FACT worldwide will take over Barcelona’s Off Week with events at FACT Club, OW Club, La Terrrazza and FACT Diagonal. Known for their colourful and atmospheric events in London, Ibiza, and International destinations, FACT famous parties bringing the biggest and best labels and artists to town. This year, the festivities kick off Wednesday, June 14th and run every day until Saturday 17th, hosting parties in collaboration with Hotflush Recordings, Blakksheep, All Day I Dream, Warung, Watergate, Flash, My Favorite Robot, Drumcode, Second State and Figure Nacht . LINE UP: June 14: FACT OFF WEEK · ... Read more

DHA Mix #291 By UNDO

UNDO is a Barcelona based DJ and Producer who releases records on labels such as Correspondant, My Favorite Robot, Beachcoma, La Dame Noir, Areal Records and his own Factor City imprint. With more than a decade in the game, the long term Razzmatazz (The Loft and Lolita) resident has played in some of the best clubs and festivals around the globe – Panorama Bar, Fabric, Rex Club, Nuits Sonores Festival, Rework Festival, Lethargy Festival, Monegros Festival, Club 2 CLub, DGTL, Piknic Electronic – and is considered one of the leading Catalan tastemakers in dance music. Now, welcome UNDo to DHA ... Read more

Indigo Raw Brings Five Off Week Events To Medieval Era El Monastario For Fifth Year

With over 10 years of experience on audio/visual immersive events, Barcelona’s Indigo Raw launches its 2017 Off Week lineup. Combining a forward thinking collection of artists in one of Barcelona’s most aesthetic and unique venues, Indigo Raw sets 14-18 June on fire with the likes of Maya Jane Coles & Friends, Detroit Love, People Like Us, Pampa Records, and FRRC. Always a highlight of Off Week, 2017 see’s the likes of Ben Klock, Ellen Allien, Moodyman, Henrik Schwarz, Archie Hamilton, Guti, DJ Kose, Axel Boman, Ricardo Villalobos, Sonja Moonear and more to the historic combination of El Monasterio. Now in ... Read more

What Can We Expect From Sónar 2017?

With the summer heat approaching and after festival season already began, we are moving closer to some of the biggest global festivals. This year we are taking a closer look at Sónar as they will deliver wide range of artists, conferences, stages and much more. Held in beautiful Barcelona, Sonar will definitely write many people’s stories for summer 2017. Festival is not focusing only on well known genres, therefore they recently announced the opening of a new stage – Sónar XS, which will give an opportunity to young names and underground/extreme sounds. Sónar XS and other stages will be a ... Read more

Set Sail Aboard The Ark With KiNK, Masters At Work, Stephan Bodzin And More

Over 50 DJs will navigate the summer’s most epic nautical adventure, The Ark Cruise. Taking off from Barcelona on 31 August, and making stops in Marseille and Ibiza before returning to its point of origin, The Ark Cruise will house seven stages over its 3 sea fairing days. On The Ark, these stages will be hosted by the likes of elrow, Ministry of Sound, FACT Worldwide, Strictly Rhythm, Pacha Ibiza, and us, alongside many more. A handful of the lineups first wave who will join the chosen 4,000 on board will be New York House legends Masters at Work, Kompakt‘s ... Read more

Premiere: Raxon – Sin Control (Original Mix)

No stranger to DHA, Barcelona’s Raxon now joins the Ellum Audio ranks with a stellar new 2 tracker entitled “Majoris”. The Egyptian born, Dubai bred (Audio Tonic resident) artist has released on the likes of NM2 and Tronic, as well as forthcoming on Diynamic. From Creamfields to Watergate to ADE, Raxon has played all over the world making him one of the Middle East’s most prominent talents. Today, Raxon premieres his dark and brooding ‘Sin Control’. With a paranoid lead synth pinning you down as spaceship sounds and whirring machines gurgle all around you, this is one to get heads ... Read more

FACT Announce Globe Trotting 2017 Plans

FACT is kicking off 2017 in real style. In the first two months of the year they will be hosting huge events at BPM Festival in Mexico, Faust in Paris, at Pacha in Barcelona and at Warung beach club in Brazil always with both long serving residents Herr and Andre Buljat setting the pace, with guests like Ilario Alicante, Ryan Crosson, Steve Bug, Fur Coat, John Digweed, Lee Burridge and more all playing. Well known for its worldwide events in the best clubs and festivals of the globe in London, Amsterdam, Ibiza, Berlin, Zurich or Beirut and more plus they also have ... Read more