Music

Mambo Brothers

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Music|

Ten minutes before our interview with Mambo Brothers Christian and Alan Anadon is due to start, they receive an email from their airline confirming that their Miami Music Week baggage, which didn’t make it back to Ibiza, has officially been lost. It’s rotten news, but right now it’s impossible to dampen the mood around Hostal [...]

Tom Crane

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Music|

In 2010, Tom travelled to Ibiza with 25 of his closest friends for what was supposed to be a week-long holiday. “My manager booked me to play at Blue Marlin,” Tom recalls. “I was really excited, but the owner of Blue Marlin – who is a good friend of mine now – said he knew [...]

Sigma

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Music|

We caught up with Cam Edwards and Joe Lenzie, better known as Sigma, in late July, hours before they were due to perform at Amnesia. A lot of doors have opened up for the drum ‘n’ bass duo in the last few years after their singles ‘Nobody To Love’ and ‘Changing’ topped the Official UK [...]

Patrick Topping

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Music|

Twenty-seven-year-old Patrick Topping first started partying in Ibiza in 2008. There were times when he felt temped to move to the island permanently, but in the end he chose to remain in Newcastle, England to sharpen the quality of his productions. “I’ve never been an Ibiza worker,” Patrick explains as we convene on the Sun [...]

Guy Gerber

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Music|

For the past two seasons, Israeli DJ/producer Guy Gerber held his Rumors parties at Beachouse in Playa d’en Bossa. The event was about as about as underground as you can get here in Ibiza. There was no entrance fee and the line-ups were seldom announced until the last moment. Having grown to epic proportions – [...]

Hannah Wants

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: Music|

Long flights, airport food, wild afterparties and irregular sleep patterns are all part of life on the international dance circuit. But without a dedicated wellness regime, the stresses and strains of the DJ cycle can take their toll on the human body. Many of the world’s top DJs end up courting a state of wellness [...]

Maya Jane Coles

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Music|

One of the most eye-catching billboard designs of Ibiza 2016 has to be Maya Jane Coles’ ANTS campaign, which features Maya ordering drinks in an eerie film noir barroom. It’s an image that evokes sci-fi memories of Ridley Scott’s 1982 cult classic, Blade Runner. “Ushuaïa wanted to do something a bit artier this summer,” Maya [...]

Take Five September 2016

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Dinosaur jr – „Give a Glimpse of what yer not“ (Jagjaguwar) For more than a decade, Dinosaur Jr. have been active again in the here and now in their legendary founding line-up. Not only is the trio thus more consistent over time than in the pioneering days of the late [...]

Craig David

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Music|

Craig David’s last visit to Ibiza was in 2014. That season the R&B star hit the island for a month, soaking up the daytime vibes at Blue Marlin, as well as the midnight party hype at Pacha and Amnesia. But it was Ushuaïa’s outdoor pool parties that intrigued him most of all.  “That’s why I [...]

Stacey Pullen

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: Music|

Stacey Pullen was born in 1969, a year after the Detroit riots, an event that kick-started the city’s gradual decline into poverty. Growing up against an increasingly dilapidated backdrop of economic uncertainty and civil unrest, music soon became Stacey’s creative outlet. “My uncle was a session drummer,” Stacey explains. “My dad played in motown groups [...]