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Retablo de Jesús

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Tradition|

Not many people know that Ibiza houses one of the most beautiful, important works of mediaeval iconography to be preserved in Spain. After several years of works that were not free of a degree of controversy, the simple albeit beautiful Mare de Déu de Jesús church once again houses its famous larger altarpiece. This Gothic [...]

VIBRA!

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Music|

Ibiza has always been the showcase for contemporary musical trends and this summer is not going to be any exception. Amnesia Ibiza premieres VIBRA!, partying that is based on one of the latest musical phenomena: Electro Latino. VIBRA! is going to offer a winning cocktail: the DJ, producer and influencer, Gianluca Vacchi, is going to [...]

Take Five July 2018

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Kamasi Washington – „Heaven & Earth“ (Young Turks/Xl/Beggars Group) His first band, The Young Jazz Giants, was founded by Kamasi Washington along with Stephen “Thundercat” Burner, while they were still in high school. Later on, Washington studied ethno-musicology at UCLA, going on to play with Snoop Dogg and Raphael [...]

Take Five June 2018

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Beach House – „7“  (Pias Coop/Bella Union/Warner) Best-of albums and live recordings, outtakes and rarities - such releases are perfect for bridging either brief pauses in inspiration or telling the willing listener that it concerns a break. Victoria Legrand and Alex Scully, the two artists behind Beach House, are [...]

Take Five May 2018

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Diplo – "California"  (Becaus Music/Caroline) Finally, something new from Wesley Penz. Wesley who? Admittedly, everyone knows the man from Tupelo, Mississippi only by his stage name, Diplo, and as such he has made a huge name for himself, as well as part of the project Major Lazer. As one [...]

Take Five September 2017

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Jean Claude Ades – „Appassionata / Ordinary Day“ (Be Crazy Music) Be Crazy - that is everything with Jean Claude Ades: assertive, exciting, attitude to life and, of course, the slogan itself: Be Crazy.  Be crazy. And creative: Jean Claude Ades refines this year's summer season with two new [...]

Jonny White

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Music|

One of the most important keynote talks at this year’s International Music Summit (IMS), which took place at the Hard Rock Hotel, featured Art Department’s Jonny White, who announced the launch of his new charity initiative, Music Against Animal Cruelty (MAAC), a non-profit organisation designed to support wildlife conservation projects. “The response was really good,” [...]

Josh Wink

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Music|

Philadelphia-born, acid techno legend Josh Wink has been making the pilgrimage to Ibiza since 1993. Back in the day, the Ovum label boss wore long blonde dreadlocks. More importantly, perhaps, he was just a year away from releasing ‘Higher State Of Consciousness’, the era-defining record that broke him to an international audience. “I come here [...]

D’Julz

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Music|

When a nightclub is still pounding out the tunes after three turbulent decades, you just know it’s doing something right. Next year, the Rex Club in Paris celebrates its 30th birthday. Julien Veniel, better known to the world as D’Julz, is one of the central reasons why the venue has been so successful. D’Julz is [...]

Take Five August 2017

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Music, Take Five|

Quantum Collage – „Lucid Dreaming“ (Ouie/Rough Trade) Quantum Collage is the brainchild of Olaf Gutbrod from southern Germany and the beginning of his passion for music can be pinpointed fairly closely. He first took up the guitar at the age of nine; an encounter that was to become the [...]