Tag: The BPM Festival

The BPM Festival Interview: Coyu

As we meet “The Big Cat” at BPM for the Suara showcase in Mexico, he gives the last instructions to the stage manager, “keep the dancers for later when there is more people” he says. The music just started and people are already showing up. It is no surprise, he gets always a strong following. When you look at what Coyu has accomplished since he started Suara nine years ago. He’s become the most famous DJ in Barcelona, one of the most notorious DJs in Spain, launched the Suara Foundation along with an online and physical store (located in Borne, ... Read more

The BPM Festival Interview: Francesca Lombardo

From her memorable sets at Burning Man to her live recordings with Mixmag Lab or recently at The BPM Festival, Francesca Lombardo keep surprising everyone by her versatile selections and her skills behind the decks. 2016 has been a great year for her and when someone like Uner says: “I wanna see Francesca tonight because I never saw her play” you gotta think, that lady must be special. She has a new remix that just came out on her label Echolette Records, with an original song by ultra spiritual Birds of Mind, called “Ankara” and at DHA we love it ... Read more

Party Report: Ya’ah Muul I @ The BPM Festival 2017

YA’AH MUUL is one of those BPM Festival events you don’t want to miss. The massive show takes place literally in the forest in a new venue named “The Jungle” and yes Carl Cox, Art Department, Steve Lawler, Francesca Lombardo and D’Julz in the Jungle in Mexico are all delicious ingredients, which turned out to be some kind of magical experience. Add to the equation Mixmag and a Warung stage and you simply end up having an experience of a lifetime. As it was well instructed by the The BPM Festival crew we start by taking the shuttle from downtown ... Read more

Live Stream The BPM Festival 10th Anniversary Action

After a record breaking 2016, world-renowned streaming service BE-AT.TV is going bigger than ever right out of the gates of 2017.  By partnering with The BPM Festival and their sponsors Bud Light Mexico, they’ll present over 90 artists from 18 day and night events LIVE from the beautiful Mayan Riviera.  Fans will enjoy the best music and experiences live and on-demand from wherever they are in the world in High Definition and across any mobile, desktop or internet enabled TV device. This year it’ll be even easier for fans to watch their favorite artists because, in addition to streaming sets ... 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

10 (Perhaps) Under The Radar BPM Festival 10th Anniversary Showcases

A new year means one thing in dance music, The BPM Festival! This year, being The BPM Festival’s 10th anniversary, The BPM Festival is set to celebrate its biggest event to date with some 460 artists descending onto the Mexican Riviera amongst 80+ showcases. Now, of course we all know the big boys of the world…you know…Diynamic, Warriors, Hot Creations, Music On, Bedrock, and so on; I mean, we see them everywhere from Ibiza to new York to Tokyo. This year, though, there are a slew of quality musical showcases spread amongst The BPM festival’s 6-15 January duration, which may not ... Read more

5 Must See Events At The BPM Festival 10th Anniversary

Only a few days away from The BPM festival’s monumental 10th anniversary edition, bringing in 2017 with over 460 artists and 80 showcases between 6-15 January. Of course we’ll be there, but with so many events we’ve already put together the 5 we are most looking forward to. Which events will you be at at The BPM festival 2017? Deeperfect | Tickets | Wah Wah Beach Bar The Italian imprint ran by el maestro Stefano Noferini will be a highlight of BPM with the likes of Spanish talented Uner along side Pirupa, Miguel Batista and more…Be there or be square! ... Read more

Complete Lineup & Showcase Schedule Announced For 10th Edition Of The BPM Festival

Over 80 showcases and 460 artists will make up The BPM Festival’s massive 10th anniversary edition. Taking place in Playa del Carmen over 6-15 January, The BPM Festival continues to situate itself as the ultimate underground dance music festival experience for fans, industry professionals, and artists alike. See also: Lee Burridge Preps All Day I Dream Of The BPM Festival With New Podcast You can take a look at the complete day by day breakdown of its showcases and go to the festival website to check its massive lineup, but amongst the events is included a new signature showcase, The ... Read more

[EXCLUSIVE] Lee Burridge Preps All Day I Dream Of The BPM Festival With New Podcast

What began on a Brooklyn rooftop back in 2011 is also a signature party for The BPM Festival with its dreamy vibes and playa tunes. Now an international sensation, All Day I Dream brings crowds together as part of a community spurred on by Lee Burridge and his unique roster of artists; with each bringing their respective signature technicolor emotionalism. On 7 January, Lee and All Day I Dream return to the shores of Playa del Carmen for the 2017 edition of All Day I Dream Of The BPM Festival. Along for the ride will be Hoj and Lost Desert. ... Read more

BPM 2016 Reveals First Names Of Mouth-Watering Line-Up

Picture by: Doug Van Sant for TheBPMFestival.com With the twentieth edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event behind us, the dance community is already fixing its sights on the next best thing to come, and that’s that the festival happening on the other side of the Atlantic: The BPM Festival. Each year the unmatched, ten day event on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, set in the tropical paradise of Playa Del Carmen, is the designated spot where every artist, mover and shaker will head to right after the new year has set in. And for its 2016 edition, BPM has just released the first phase ... Read more

The BPM Festival Announces Dates for 2016

Marking its ninth anniversary already, The BPM Festival returns to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico on January 8-17, 2016, kicking off the global festival calendar as one of the most prominent hotspots for underground dance music enthusiasts. Stretched across ten days of continuous musical programming with a growing calendar of events and roster of global talent, The BPM Festival continues to solidify its stature on the international festival circuit. Last year’s programming showcased over 375 artists during 10 days and nights, with more than 60,000 attendees from over 60 countries descending upon the festival. To call The BPM Festival anything less ... Read more

Exclusive Interview with Guti

“I’m in love with this city. I’ve always been. Even if a big part of my life is still in Germany I’ve decided that Barcelona is the city where I want to make music” Guti isn’t your run-of-the-mill electronic artist. Rather, it’s the Argentinian’s deep-rooted love of jazz and rock that form the foundations of his musical craft. Although today he’s best known for his work alongside Desolat, Defected and his own Rompecorazones imprint, there was a time when he was revered as the keyboard player in Jóvenes Pordioseros, a Buenos Aires-born band that enjoyed huge commercial success both home ... Read more