10 Producers who are set to own Ibiza
Don’t be fooled by this little Spanish island because Ibiza attracts some of the biggest producers in the music scene. So forget sleep because these DJs are going to have you burning up the dance floor ‘til all hours of the night this summer...
Axwell and Ingrosso
Last year social media was abuzz with everyone wanting to know what Departures was. Once word got out that it was a new night hosted by powerhouse producers Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso at Ushuaïa, it became the place to be on a Wednesday night. Well good news for all because Axwell and Ingrosso are back for 2014 and ready to make even more of a mark on the Ibiza party scene. They’ll be joined by an incredible supporting cast such as Alesso and Martin Garrix and with airplanes and stewardesses set to guide the crowd; this is one party you won’t want to miss.
Fedde Le Grande
If the 25m high ceilings of Privilege don’t get you going, then Fedde Le Grande will! A favourite among clubbers around the world, the Dutch DJ is set to take the island by storm once again in 2014. You won’t want to move far from the main room because you can be sure he’ll be blasting favourite ‘Put Your Hands Up’ from the booth.
It’s We Love at Space’s sweet sixteenth this year so they’re giving us Sasha as the present! Having been a resident at Space back in the day, he is back for more and ready to take things up a notch. With his record label Last Night On Earth well known around the music scene, Sasha will be hosting LNOE parties across the season so be sure to expect some pretty good guests helping him out too.
Danny Whittle was Music Director at Pacha for 13 years, so you know he’s got the Ibiza street cred! Good news for those travelling to the party capital this summer because he is set to collaborate with super club Sankeys. Coinciding with the venues 20th anniversary, this is one well-timed celebration with Danny himself saying: “The future looks bright, the future looks Sankeys!”
Jean Claude Ades
All of the European glitterati are chomping at the bit to see this legend at Lio nightclub after his successful 2013 season. This mega producer is back for more and lucky for the Pacha owned venue – they have scored one seriously talented producer to set things alight this season. Expect hedonistic deep and melodic tech house beats to be taking over Thursday nights, making it the perfect way to start your weekend off (a little early!).
With a club like Pacha, you can expect only the best from their resident DJs and Solomun will be no exception. Undoubtedly the hottest ticket in town last year, the club has once again scored the gig of the century. With the decks being moved to the middle of the dance floor for his residency, you will be able to catch this mega producer from every angle! He’ll be bringing along some pretty cool friends too like Pete Tong and Miss Kitten so get ready for a pumping party!
Alexis Raphael and Cozzy D
Gatecrasher Ibiza has announced that the much loved London-born house and electro night Crèche will be placed under the watchful eye (and talent) of DJs Alexis Raphael and Cozzy D. This is where you’ll want to be on a Tuesday night and if the following Crèche has in London is anything to go by – this is going to be one very cool underground event. With Gatecrasher boasting an amazing VOID sound system across the club, your ears are going to be in for a treat too!
Ferry Corsten has been at the forefront of the global electronic dance music scene for more than two decades, so there is no better place to house such a talent than the most awarded club on the Balearic island – Space Nightclub. Catch this Dutch machine every Friday as part of FULL ON, a night which will see Corsten do back-to-back sets with some carefully selected muso pals.
When you think of Ibiza, diehard fans normally put Luciano in the next sentence! He’s one of the island’s leading figures with his talent standing the test of time, so this summer will see him pairing up with the techno pioneers behind Amnesia Nightclub. Along the way Luciano will also be throwing some of his amazing producer friends into the mix, so you have your Mondays sorted!
He has been an island regular for years now, so how could DC-10 not include Jamie Jones as part of their Paradise: The Next Dimension night! As his Hot Creations record label has gone from strength to strength, this trailblazing producer will be bringing a long list of guests including Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice and Art Department just to name a few, to help make Wednesday nights as energetic and electric as possible!
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