Defected has announced the lineup for its brand new four-day festival in Ibiza.
The inagural Defected Ibiza Festival is set to feature headline DJ sets from a number of key Defected artists and label friends, including Basement Jaxx, Dimitri From Paris, Horse Meat Disco, Purple Disco Machine, Riva Starr, Gorgon City, Louie Vega, Roberto Surace, and Sam Divine.
Further lineup highlights come in the form of The Shapeshifters, Mike Dunn, Luke Solomon, Monki and Defected label head Simon Dunmore.
Electric Gardens, who locked in Eric Prydz for their run of 2017 festivals across four locations in Australia next year, have added Jamie Jones, Sasha and Basement Jaxx in the second wave of artists announced.
The one-day event is set to roll through Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth between Thursday 26th January and Saturday 4th February 2017. You can see the full list of dates below.
The new additions won’t be playing the Perth date though, with artists joining Prydz on the West Coast due to be announced next week.
DJ Mag is teaming up with Oxjam to present a 24-hour DJ marathon live stream for charity, which runs from 2pm on Wednesday 12th October.
The main event is open to the public between 7pm and 3.30am, and features DJ sets from Blonde, Basement Jaxx, Matt Jam Lamont, Crazy P, Simian Mobile Disco, Eton Messy, Fabio & Grooverider, Abode DJs, Bugged Out! DJs and more. The line-up for the full 24 hours is below.
A 24-hour DJ marathon, featuring the likes of Basement Jaxx, Rob da Bank, Secretsundaze and Horse Meat Disco, will be taking place as part of Oxfam’s Oxjam Music Festival next week — and DJ Mag is on board to help out!
We'll be hosting an exclusive stream live and direct for 24 hours from our basement rave cave and cocktail bar, Work Bar in Islington, with the party set to kick off from 1pm on Wednesday 12th October running 'til 1pm on Thursday 13th October.
Following stints from Skream, Jackmaster, and most recently Irish bloggers-cum-producers Bicep, the legendary Busy P will become XOYO’s fourth quarter resident in 2015.
Across October, November and December, Pedro Winter (AKA Busy P) will play every Saturday at the Old Street club as he presents his 20 Years of Party.
"I want this residency to sound like a musical journey of a young man who discovered electronic music back in the 90’s and made his life about it, a young man who’s still looking for the perfect beat," Winter said.
The line up for this year’s SW4 is looking like one of the best yet! Last week, we told you that Faithless would headline the festival, but we can now reveal that they will be joined by Basement Jaxx.
Further announcements for the two day event, which is held on London’s Clapham Common on August Bank Holiday Weekend (29th–30th August) include a live show from Sigma, Jaguar Skills, DJ EZ, Mistajam, Oliver Dollar and Route 94.
The Ibiza season is about to get underway, traditionally signalled by the opening of Space — the club in the Playa D'en Bossa region to the south of the island. And as usual, Space Opening Fiesta has a whopping great line-up, as befitting the place where many of the island's dance music movers and shakers assemble for the first time in the summer.
Glastonbury’s Arcadia, the fire-breathing spider that showcases electronic music amongst an immersive apocalyptic environment, has announced its full programme for the festival, which runs from Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June.
On Friday, Alan Fitzpatrick, Carl Cox, Daniel Avery, Eats Everything B2B Ellis Dee, Heidi and Mella Dee line-up, whilst Saturday sees a drum ‘n bass heavy bill including Andy C, Dub Phizix & Strategy and DJ Hype B2B Hazard, who are on deck for a 20-years of Playaz set.
Simon Ratcliffe is attempting to cook tofu stir-fry for dinner at his home in London when we get a hold of him, via a fuzzy Skype call from Hollywood.