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Party Report: Love Festival Aruba

The festival market is more crowded than ever before. But that’s a good thing for the dancers among us, because it means promoters have to try harder than ever to win us over and coax hard earned cash out of us. One crew doing just that is Love Festival. Aside from a paradise location on the sun-kissed, picture-postcard perfect island of Aruba, it boasts a wealth of cultural offerings as well as first rate DJ guests from around the world. We sent someone to investigate if this might be the best winter festival of them all… Arriving in the tropical ... Read more

Love Festival Aruba Podcast By Bontan

Bontan has become one of Dance Music’s biggest ever selling acts thanks to a string of releases on the likes of Hot Creations, 20/20 Vision, Elrow Music and Circus Recordings. Honing his craft in the sweaty intimate basements of his hometown of Southport and growing through to supporting the likes of Masters At Work, and Dennis Ferrer, Bontan is proof that good things happen to good people. In fact, his 2017 “The First Time” EP has gone to become Hot Creations best selling release of the year! With a touring schedule reaching new territories including Australia, South America and North ... Read more

Interview: Prok & Fitch

Since joining forces ten years ago, Ben Prok and James Fitch, better known as Prok & Fitch, have established themselves as leaders in house music, consistently producing Beatport Top 10s, managing their own flourishing label Floorplay Music, and smashing clubs worldwide with their alluring, unadulterated house sound. Esteemed labels like Relief, Suara and Toolroom have put out their music and it often gets heavy air play on radio by Danny Howard, Annie Mac and Pete Tong. From main room anthems to more stripped back head nodders, the pair are at the beating heart of the contemporary scene. They play Love ... Read more

Interview: Bontan

Along his first footsteps on the journey to global recognition, is Andrew (Bontan), a North England local lad. His affection for the original melodic house sound, exerted in his tracks mixed with pulling-off beats, caught the ear of renowned names within the dance music scene, as well as superstar Grammy winners. But what is more, the love for his most favourite home crowd will now be recited at newly announced residency at Manhenchester’s long loved venue Sankeys; The so called North West’s very own dance mecca for the post-Hacienda generation has a new home boy Bontan. Bontan’s dedication to music was manifested at the age of ... Read more

Pacha Festival Podcast #001 by Mark Farina

Modern day record minstrel, Mark Farina, has thrilled crowds globally, entertaining over 1 million fans per year. As one of the most ubiquitous DJs in Dance Music, Farina’s known for both his unique style of mixing Jazz, Downtempo and House Music as well as being the creator of Mushroom Jazz: West Coast jazzy, organic productions combined with East Coast Hip-Hop, Urban beats.  Voted as one of the top DJ’s in the world by URB, MUZIK and BPM magazines, Mark Farina’s taste making skills continue to turn the heads of seasoned Dance Music veterans as well as newcomers to the scene. Drawing from his vibrant youth, which included ... Read more

Top 10 Releases In October

Ibiza has closed shop for the season, that means that Summer is officially over now.. Well, that doesn’t mean that there won’t be any sweet releases to look forward to. Because this month is filled to the brim with the hottest records. Here’s our top 10 releases in October! #10 Josh Butler & Bontan ft. Josh Barry – We Found A Place EP | MTA Records | 29-09-2014 | On September 29th 2014 two of house musics rising stars Josh Butler & Bontan collaborate for the very first time to deliver We Found A Place, a solid delivery featuring the ... Read more