24 Hours of Roman Hedonism – Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Sankeys has never been one to throw an ordinary closing party, and 2013 is, of course no different. With a world record attempt and 24 hours of on-point electronic music all wrapped up in Sankey’s hedonistic attitude – you’re guaranteed the party of the season.

The roman theme is the culmination of a full weekly roster of forward-thinking residencies at the Playa D’en Bossa club. But the closing party is set to be completely unique with a world record attempt to host the world’s biggest recorded toga party on October 8th 2013.

More info to follow on the mammoth closing party line-up, which continuing on the theme from last year, will include a few special surprises along the way.

Watch Sankeys Ibiza TV episode 2 – Behind the Soap Story:

More Headliners for Ibiza Rocksddd

Ibiza Rocks are teasing us with their 2013 line-up by revealing a few more headliners who will grace the hottest hotel in San Antonio for a night of live music!

We’ve already announced the dates that Example + DJ WIRE will be residents for Ibiza Rocks and We Are Rockstars. That Jake Bugg will be opening the Rocks hotel and Foals will be closing. Now we can announce a few acts…

Ellie Goulding, Dizzee Rascal, The Vaccines and Rizzle Kicks plus three of the hottest new acts around right now Redlight, Palma Violets and Jagwar Ma.

There’s plenty more to be announced over the next few weeks but it’s already shaping up to be a pretty amazing line-up!

See the full events list and line-ups for Ibiza Rocks 2013 here.

Carl Cox Returns to Space for 2013ddd

Carl Cox has announced his residency in Ibiza for 2013 and it’s no surprise that it’s Tuesday nights at Space!

After all, it is one of the longest-running, consistent and popular nights on the island and Space is the perfect home for Carl Cox and friends. 2013 promises to give many more memorable moments, new rising talent that are looking to make their mark, and it wouldn’t be the same without a few unique surprise appearances.

The opening party is confirmed for the 9th July 2013 and Carl Cox will be running 12 nights throughout the season and labelling them as “12 Nights of the Revolution – The Party Unites”. We’ll hopefully have full line-ups confirmed very soon. But for now, see our page on the Carl Cox Ibiza 2013 night.

Cream Ibiza confirmed for 2013ddd

Cream Ibiza is one of the island’s longest-running and most successful nights ever. With an un-interrupted Thursday night residency for almost 20 years, it’s little surprise that they’re back at Amnesia for this year’s season of events.

With the opening party confirmed for the 13th June 2013 and the closing party of 19th September 2013, Cream are promising 15 weeks of absolute carnage and great quality music.

Cream Ibiza sells out virtually every single week and for good reason too. It’s one of the most consistently good nights in Ibiza and we’re extremely excited to see who Cream’ve booked to play for 2013!

For more information on Cream Ibiza, see the 2013 promoter page.

We Are Rockstars. We are back for 2013ddd

In true IBIZA ROCKS fashion, they’ve announced some details for the 2013 season to get us through this cold and wet winter.

And this time, it’s the fact that not only is the highly-successful We Are Rockstars party back. But, it’s also gained itself a new resident act. None other than Example and DJ Wire. They will be playing a total of 5 times (Mostly July and one August date) at the Friday night party and also once in August for a full festival live concert on the Wednesday.

It’s great news to see information coming out already about Ibiza 2013, and we’re looking forward to seeing what else comes out in the near future. For now, make sure to check out the We Are Rockstars page for Ibiza Rocks.

Sankeys – 24 hour closing partyddd

Long has the Ibiza Closing party weekend consisted of Amnesia, then Space and finally DC10 before all the fun and games are finished for another year. But not this year. Sankeys are continuing the party with a huge two-part extravaganza with 24 artists and 24 hours of music by the biggest line-up to hit Sankeys this year.

David Vincent of Sankeys Ibiza claims “In all the years I have promoted club nights, in all the clubs around the world – Sankeys UK, Ministry of Sound, Pacha Ibiza and The Hacienda – I have never, ever promoted or been associated with a club event of this magnitude”, and he’s not kidding!

Part 1 of the party will welcome a line-up on the darker, more tech-oriented tip, with Tiefschwarz joining VIVA Warriors, Darius Syrossian and Louis Groove behind the dec, while Leftroom boss and Carnival regular Matt Tolfrey steps up alongside Fuse head-honcho Enzo Siragusa and Guti (Live), among others. In addition, three special guests will be announced on Sankeys Facebook page over the next few days (http://facebook.comSankeysIbiza)

If you’ve still got the stamina to tackle Part 2 of the epic closing party, you will be treated to the white-hot house stylings of Diynamic pair, Solomun and H.O.S.H, who will be playing back to back in the Sankey’s basement alongside Jackathon’s Heidi and man-of-the-moment Miguel Campbell. To a legendary Todd Terry, supremely supported by Cajmere and DJ Sneak. Not forgetting long-standing Sankeys Manchester resident, Ellesse. Part 2 celebrates house music in all it’s variant forms. Revered label Wolf + Lamb host proceedings in Spektrum, offering a contrasting sonic vibe with Soulclap, Baby Prince of Wolf + Lamb and more.

It’s clear to see that Sankeys have had an incredibly successful second year of business in Ibiza and I can only imagine that magic will be evident on the closing parties – expect this to match or even beat the big club’s in terms of atmosphere and fun.

Review: Cream Ibiza Closing Partyddd

It’s the closing party for one of Ibiza’s biggest and longest running parties. But can it really top an excellent season that’s seen some of the best DJs and artists play at Amnesia?

Well, yes… We arrived early to take in all of the atmosphere. We got into the club at 1 to see it relatively quiet – when I say quiet, I mean a few thousand people, but still plenty of room to move and dance. We were straight into the main room to see the end of Sean Hughes set which we thought warmed up the atmosphere perfectly.

For us, the best thing about Cream Ibiza 2012 was the inclusion of Gareth Emery, with 6 dates throughout the season – we shamelessly attended every single set. So it’s no wander we were excited for the next act of the closing party – Mr Gareth Emery!

He came busting out into the DJ set wearing his leather coat as normal, dropping a belter of a track that instantly electrified the crowd! By now the room had filled up loads and we were struggling to dance without bashing everyone around us. This didn’t stop us though. Gareth played a mixture of songs tonight, some of his classics and new releases infused with a few commercial crowd-pleasers. A highlight was his teasing of Calvin Harris in the next room by playing the start of his “Feels so close” song before mixing it into Gareth’s “Sanctury”.

Gareth was only on for an hour and a half before the headliner, Paul Van Dyk. Paul had been on an exclusive Cream boat party earlier in the day to raise money for the Ibiza Red Cross so had probably just got used to being on dry land before his last stint at Amnesia this season. He’d been delivered an enormous crowd which were more up for it than any other cream night. And he smashed it!

I’m not usually a massive fan of Paul Van Dyk, but tonight I thought he was amazing. His controlling of the crowd was immense and the song choice flawless. It wasn’t long before his classic “For an Angel” was dropped and the room ignited!

Next door, in the terrace it was absolutely rammed! You couldn’t move an inch upstairs in the VIP terrace, let alone in the main room where everyone was bouncing (Yea… I did just say that…) to Calvin Harris. The Terrace has been a massive part of Cream this year and the closing party took this to a whole new level!

Finally on the bill in the main room was Adam Sheridan, Cream and Carl Cox Revolution’s resident DJ. Starting at 5:30 he was on the late shift but surprisingly very little of the crowd had dwindled and the atmosphere certainly hadn’t! This party was going to go on fully until the lights go on and everyone gets dragged out kicking and screaming!

But alas, it’s time to go home. We’ve had the best time at a Cream Ibiza party ever but it’s still sad, there’ll be no more hands-in-the-air moments at Amnesia again for us this year. But it gives us something to look forward to next year…

Survive the closing parties with The Squattersddd

Veterans of the Ibiza clubbing scene and regular DJs at San Antonio’s biggest night Judgement Sundays, The Squatters know a thing or two about making it home in relatively one piece.

We snuck into their studio to quiz them on a few tips for your to fully enjoy your first or 50th Ibiza closing weekend!

Best flight times to get
As early as you can so you have more time in Ibiza!

What’s in your hand luggage
Stickers, SD Card, headphones, iPad, huge camera and a marker pen.

Music to get you through the flight there
Bit of D’n’ B or some relaxing stuff to warm us up!

Things you do to prepare in the days before
Look for passport in between looking for tracks and finishing re edits, panic about finding passport, make finish re-edits and finally find passport – sigh.

How does the closing party of Judgement compare to mid season nights
Many people come back just for the closing as it’s the last show until June the following year!! The closing is always the biggest show, it goes all out before the curtain comes down, it’s the last summer supper and people want to gorge!

What’s been your favourite moment so far this summer in Ibiza
Probably meeting some of the fans that have never seen us play before, this makes us happy and gets us through the winter.

Where do you eat before the show
Kanya… banging fish Drink that’s guaranteed to get you through the night – Premium Vodka with ice.

Things people should do on the closing weekend
Live it like it’s the last 24 hours of your life and party!!!!

Things people shouldn’t do on the closing weekend
Get sunstroke and try dodgy fish dish before the event!

Music to get you through the flight back
Something emotional like Chicane or Sash 😉

What staves away the post holiday blues upon your return to Blighty
Home cooked food, your own bed and a whole lot of sleep!

Join The Squatters, Danny Howard, Judge Jules and many more at Judgement Sundays closing in San Antonio Ibiza – September 16th!

Want some free music? Then definitely don’t look here, or maybe you should, or maybe not… no don’t…

For more information on The Squatters

Evolución Music Radio Show: Hosted by Blind Motive – 25th May 2017

Posted on

This week welcomes the return of Evolución Music Radio with brand monthly residents, Blind Motive. Designed to illustrate the very best breakthrough talents in the realms of both Techno and House, Evolución Music Radio is formulated through the creative minds of those behind My Ibiza and Evolución Music. Taking command of deck duty this week   …Continue Reading

2017 Season Preview: Ushuaïa Ibiza

Posted on

When it comes to open-air paradise, nothing in Ibiza quite compares to the atmosphere present in Ushuaïa Ibiza. First opening its heavenly gates back in 2011, Ushuaïa Ibiza soon progressed up the party capital ladder as one of the most in-demand clubbing destinations to experience on the island. From immense production to attracting the biggest   …Continue Reading

Jean Claude Ades prepares to host SATURDAYS at Blue Marlin Ibiza

Posted on

Inviting an inclusive crowd of revellers and fashionistas alike, Be Crazy! resident, Jean Claude Ades, will host a second Ibiza residency in 2017 as he takes charge of SATURDAYS at Blue Marlin Ibiza. Having mesmerised audiences within the Balearic scene for over the past decade, Jean Claude Ades has now cemented himself as one of   …Continue Reading

Disclosure confirms summer line-ups for WILD LIFE residency at DC10 Ibiza

Posted on

No strangers to the hedonistic wealth shared at the notorious DC10 Ibiza, Disclosure have now confirmed their 2017 line-ups for their brand new WILD LIFE residency this coming summer. Born in the scintillating seaside resort of Brighton, WILD LIFE is the exhilarating brain child of both Guy and Howard Lawrence. More famously recognised as the   …Continue Reading

Cocoon releases summer line-ups and dates for Formentera

Posted on

Valued as one of Ibiza’s most historic Techno treasures, Cocoon has announced its official return to Ibiza’s blissful sibling island, Formentera, every Thursday night at the intimate surroundings of Tipic. Synonymous with Monday nights over at the legendary Amnesia Ibiza, Cocoon will supply another season of double Techno dosage by commanding Thursday nights every week   …Continue Reading

David Guetta unleashes F*** Me I’m Famous line-ups for 2017

Posted on

When it comes to superstar names in dance music, they don’t come much bigger than David Guetta. The same applies to his prestigious F*** Me I’m Famous residency and now the complete line-ups are in, excitement levels couldn’t be any higher. Returning to its familiar weekly slot on Thursday nights, David Guetta’s hugely celebrated F***   …Continue Reading

RESISTANCE reveals more than 40 new acts for debut Ibiza residency

Posted on

Determined to catapult on the opportunity of being given the world’s largest clubbing venue for the Ibiza chapter of its global tour, RESISTANCE have revealed more than 40 new acts to appear in 2017. Taking place on Tuesday nights during the peak summer months of the year, RESISTANCE will provide the legendary pairing of Sasha   …Continue Reading

The Next Evolution Podcast: Mindek

Posted on

Originally coming from Trance and Electro House backgrounds, Mindek was formed by two of the creative minds from behind the scenes of label service providing company, Label Worx. Lovers of everything House, Tech, Progressive, Techno and of course, all of the finest meats on the menu, the joint-Reclaim chiefs now fuse together essential elements of   …Continue Reading

2017 Season Preview: Privilege Ibiza

Posted on

Privilege Ibiza – it’s time to reawaken the world’s biggest super-club. Located just a short trip down the road from Amnesia Ibiza in San Rafael, Privilege Ibiza is recognised as the largest club in the world. Globally renowned for jam-packing 10,000 plus die-hard ravers on its dance floors each and every night, Privilege Ibiza is   …Continue Reading

Claptone adds to The Masquerade with further dates at Ibiza and Tomorrowland

Posted on

Much to the delight of his masked army, Claptone has added further dates to The Masquerade summer schedule with takeovers at both Ibiza and Tomorrowland. Providing dance music enthusiasts with an immersive experience of the highest degree, Claptone delivers an impeccable event series titled The Masquerade trotting the globe. Tried and tested with spectacular shows   …Continue Reading