Tag: Pacha Ibiza

Hï Ibiza & Black Coffee Presents: Themba

Having burst onto the global scene this year with high profile release and appearances, Themba is the latest musical export carrying the flag of House Music from South Africa. With a sound forged into his African roots, Themba utilizes local singers, songwriters and percussionists to create his own unique & distinct take on House & Techno. A take that has already been heard via Knee Deep in Sound, and will also feature on Yoshitoshi, as well as through upcoming remixes for Nick Curly and Black Coffee. In fact, it is Themba’s relationship with Black Coffee that has perhaps been his ... Read more

Interview: Mano Le Tough

One of the most celebrated names in House & Techno is Maeve‘s Mano Le Tough. The Dublin born, Switzerland based, artist approaches DJing as seriously as one can, looking at the craft as a legitimate art form. This philosophy allows for a diverse smattering of influences including assorted strains of house, techno, disco, and new wave, coming together to make a sound distinctly individual. A sound which can be heard on releases for the likes of Permanent Vacation, Buzzin’ Fly, Internasjonal, Life and Death, and more esteemed imprints. As a studio force, Mano Le Tough is one of the minds ... Read more

DHA Mix #296 By Raxon

One of the Middle East most dynamic and recognizable figures is Raxon. Now based in Barcelona, the Egyptian born electronic music artist spent his formative DJ years as resident for Audio Tonic (Dubai), which exposed him to a wide variation of sound, most importantly the influences of quality dance music. Raxon’s patented driving bass heavy House & Techno sound has found his productions land on the likes of Ellum, Diynamic, Noir Music, Tronic, and more, with his huge 2016 summer remix of Noir & Olivier Giacamotto’s ‘Reste’ of particular note. Now, with a globe trotting tour schedule including prominent stops ... Read more

Premiere: Maceo Plex Feat. Swayzak - 5th Dimensional Groove (Original Mix)

Armed with an encyclopedic knowledge of club sounds, as well as an ability to investigate the darker side of life, Maceo Plex is one of those rare all around electronic music figures who has bastered the balance between funk liberation and mechanical control. Currently in the conversation for world’s most popular DJ, the Ellum head honcho returns to his imprint with a cosmicly traversing journey of a two track EP – ‘The Tesseract/5th Dimensional Groove’. With the A-side being an urban soundtrack to post industrial decay, the B-side is a more stripped back approach. A collaboration with veteran UK duo ... Read more

Sonus Festival Podcast + Interview By Nick Curly

Nick Curly continues to set his own tech house and techno agenda over the past decade, solidifying himself as a permanent fixture of the highest level as DJ, producer and label owner. With a signature groove-based sound, moving through deep and tech-house to techno and back again, Nick’s reputation now stands as a guaranteed stamp of quality for DJs and dance-floor devotees worldwide. As a Producer, he has released recently on the likes of Drumcode, Mobilee, and Second State, while his own 8bit imprint continues to be the backbone of a prolific production schedule (including his forthcoming “Amnezia” EP). As ... 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

Solomun & Dixon Go B2B For Massive New Year’s Eve Celebration

Solomun and Dixon will come together for a back to back (extended) set at Space Ibiza NY, the first time playing together in the Big Apple, on New Year’s Eve 2016. The Diynamic label boss has played with Innervisions‘ Dixon a number of times before always sharing a lot of common musical ground thanks to their sets at Solomun +1. Both DJs ended up in the top five of the 2016 RA poll. Joining them will be locals Vanjee and Nadav Vee, while Frank & Tony hold down the adjacent UNDR. 31 January | Solomun b2b Dixon | Tickets | ... Read more

Pacha Festival Celebrates 5 Years In Amsterdam

Pacha Festival Amsterdam will celebrate its 5 year anniversary in a brand new, centrally located and easily accessible, location, Arenapark. Organised by renowned Ibiza club chain Pacha, the shiny red cherries will bring over its Balearic magic to the Dutch capital for the fifth turn, once more bringing some of the most beautiful stage dressing in Holland’s expansive festival landscape, combined with another stellar line-up for a perfect recipe for a day to remember. The first names are, among others, ANOTR, Benny Rodrigues, Claptone, Cassy, Darius Syrossian, Franky Rizardo, Hannah Wants, Karotte, Klingande, Martin Solveig, Mark Knight, Prunk, Sander Kleinenberg, ... Read more

Interview: Luciano

For the rare individual who does not know him, if you have lived in a cave then we will forgive you..Luciano is a 5 time DJ Awards winner and ten time nominee. These are the DJ Awards delivered in what has become Luciano’s second home, Pacha, Ibiza. Born in Switzerland from a Swiss father and Chilean mother, for the sake of millions Chilean fans, he relocated at the tender age of 11 years old there. Luciano then made history in South America by converting rock aficionados into house music, making friend with Ricardo Villalobos, playing at the Love Parade in ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With DJ Sneak

One of House music’s true pioneers, DJ Sneak has the passion and drive to keep House music alive. Self-proclaimed House Gangster, Sneak has helped shape the course of dance music since the early 90s; his early music influencing the likes of Daft Punk, Basement Jaxx and Armand Van Helden. His signature sounds – funky filtered disco-influenced house and tough, jacking beats – have revolutionized and redefined house music for well over 15 years. Having begun his DJ’ing career in 1983, Sneak continues to be at the top of his game: non stop beat bumpin’ sets are a one of a ... Read more