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How Defected became one of the most important house music labels of all time

How Defected became one of the most important house music labels of all time

Back in the late 90s, Simon Dunmore was one of the most respected A&R men in the business. In his role at London label AM:PM, he’d been instrumental in breaking records such as ‘Free’ by Ultra Naté and ‘Give Me Luv’ by Alcatraz. But when the label was subject to a takeover by PolyGram and the axe of redundancy started swinging, Simon decided it was […]

January 19th, 2017

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Ibiza included? Daft Punk Release Mysterious Video Hinting At Possible 2017 Tour

Ibiza included? Daft Punk Release Mysterious Video Hinting At Possible 2017 Tour

According to FactMag, on Reddit yesterday a video posted by Daft Punk was dug up from Youtube, and the contents seem to hint at a pending tour from the French electronic duo. The video opens with the cheers of a crowd and transitions into buzzing electronics. Visually, the 51 second long video titled ALIVE 2017 features a glowing geometric logo, that slowly but surely becomes […]

January 13th, 2017

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ADE announces 2017 dates

ADE announces 2017 dates

Amsterdam Dance Event is expecting more visitors than ever this year. The world’s largest club-based festival and music conference reckons around 375,000 people will arrive in the Dutch capital for its 22nd edition, being held from October 18 to 22. This year will also see ADE take its operation abroad to Mumbai, India in February and return to host a showcase at SXSW in Austin, […]

January 12th, 2017

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CR2 releases SPACE IBIZA 1989-2016 Compilation

CR2 releases SPACE IBIZA 1989-2016 Compilation

Compiled and mixed by Erick Morillo, Giorgio Moroder and Mark Brown Mark Brown’s Cr2 label has recently released the brand new Space Ibiza Compilation. This 3 CDs pack summarizes Space Ibiza 27 years musical history with mixes from Erick Morillo, disco classic Giorgio Moroder & Mark Brown. The CDs contains music from many artists that have played at Space Ibiza for several times or artists […]

November 8th, 2016

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Wilkinson’s Hit Single ‘Sweet Lies’ Shot In Ibiza

Wilkinson’s Hit Single ‘Sweet Lies’ Shot In Ibiza

The whirlwind summer success single “Sweet Lies” has just been gifted a superb music video that captures the true essence of partying and summertime itself. Mark ‘Wilkinson‘ dominates with this upbeat smash hit, and Karen Harding‘s Whitney-esq vocals deliver all the angst intended: “Look me in the eye, could you tell me We’re just another love we can leave behind? Look me in the eye, […]

November 4th, 2016

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Five Ibiza clubs in the ‘Top Ten’ at the Golden Moon Awards

Five Ibiza clubs in the ‘Top Ten’ at the Golden Moon Awards

  Ushuaia is Ibiza’s best club due to the Golden Moon Awards Omnia Las Vegas was named Best Club in the World as well as winning an award for Best Bookings. After a day of intense debated, the 3rd International Nightlife Congress finalized the night of the 26th of October with the Golden Moon Award ceremony. The ceremony rewarded best practices in the industry as […]

October 30th, 2016

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Miami Almost Killed Erick Morillo, but It Also Saved His Life

Miami Almost Killed Erick Morillo, but It Also Saved His Life

It was a Sunday in January. Erick Morillo had just finished a marathon set on the Terrace at Club Space. He and former Space Miami owner Louis Puig were heading out with ladies packed in their car like clowns in a Volkswagen Beetle. But their afterparty was delayed slightly when warning lights flashed, bells sounded, and a drawbridge parted for a passing boat. Morillo stepped […]

October 28th, 2016

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Electric Ibiza brings Do Not Sleep to Leeds this November

Electric Ibiza brings Do Not Sleep to Leeds this November

The Space selector will go back to back with Cuartero and Hector Couto as Do Not Sleep journeys from the White Isle to Canal Mills on Saturday 12th November.   Electric Ibiza will bring Do Not Sleep to the UK this winter following a huge season hosting Space’s Terraza on the White Isle. A trio of house headliners will go back to back at Leeds’ […]

October 27th, 2016

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Interview: MARC NARROW

Interview: MARC NARROW

  Interview with Marc Narrow Hi Marc. Your new track ‘We are rainbows’ has just been released. We remember featuring your track ‘L.O.V.E.’ throughout summer 2015 as we really liked the track. In between these two, have there been other releases from you? Hi! Yes, I was honoured to be featured as one of the Ibiza summer opening tracks 2015 by HFM Ibiza. This was […]

October 21st, 2016

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DJ Mag Top100 Winner: Martin Garrix

DJ Mag Top100 Winner: Martin Garrix

Martin Garrix has been revealed as the winner of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll 2016, with the 20-year-old Dutch superstar becoming the youngest ever No.1 DJ.   Amazon.de Widgets Garrix, who takes the coveted top spot from 2015 winners, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, was awarded the No.1 trophy by his mentor, Tiësto, on stage at the Top 100 DJs poll award ceremony at the Heineken […]

October 20th, 2016

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