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IBIZA Q&A: DOORLY

Yorkshire native Doorly has been a prominent member of the electronic music scene for some time now. An island regular thanks to his duties at Ibiza Rocks, he’s helped oversee a period where the party has gone from up-and-coming clubbing brand to a major player on the White Isle. 

IBIZA Q&A: HANNAH WANTS

Hannah Wants’ rise over the past few years has been nothing short of meteoric. Having cut her teeth on the infamously hard-to-crack San An circuit, the Birmingham native followed up her auspicious start with a string of competition wins which ultimately propelled her into the limelight. Hannah has hardly had a minute to look back since — so much so that she now has her own show on BBC Radio 1 and a burgeoning DJ career.

MATADOR: OUT OF THE FRYING PAN

When Magda, Marc Houle and Troy Pierce left Minus back in 2011, many were left questioning the future of one of electronic music’s most notable labels. Renowned at the time for its minimal techno ethos, Richie Hawtin’s imprint had overseen a period where it’d become arguably the globe’s foremost bearer of said underground sounds.

HEIDI SHARES HER THOUGHTS ON IBIZA

A one-time staffer behind the desk at Phonica, an esteemed selector and a celebrated radio presenter at BBC Radio 1, Heidi is the sort of woman whose electronic music CV stands up there with the very best. A native of Windsor, Ontario, she moved to London full-time in 2000 — and has barely had a minute to look back since.

THE HOT SEAT: CLAUDE VONSTROKE

What were your early thoughts on Ibiza?
During my first trip I played the totally wrong set at DC10 because I had no idea what the club even stood for. They found me on MySpace and asked me to play, and as their logo was a big clown head I figured I’d play all the crazy-sounding Dirtybird shit. I totally screwed it up and thought I would never be back again!”

Q&A: HECTOR

The Mexican electronic music scene has never been healthier than it is now. Much of this is attributable to the success of festivals such as BPM, but a whole host of artists have begun to make their name on an international level recently too, with Climbers, Alex Rubio and Louie Fresco but a few of the names currently creating a stir.

36-YEAR-OLD MAN FOUND DEAD AT T IN THE PARK FESTIVAL

A 36-year-old man has been found dead at T in the Park festival over the weekend after being discovered in toilets at the Strathallan Castle site in Auchterarder. 

Police said the death — that occurred in the afternoon on Saturday at the Scottish festival — was currently being treated as unexplained.

NEW CLUB PHONOX OPENING IN LONDON

In the face of a string of recent club closures in the UK capital, a new club called Phonox will open in Brixton this September.

Opening as a bar from 6pm and running into the later hours, the club, previously Plan B, promises a dancefloor, a single soundsystem, and one DJ all night long.

5 RECORDS THAT D'JULZ HAS IN HIS BAG

Ask any island veteran and they’ll practically all tell you the same thing: Ibiza was at its peak around the turn of the millennium. Whereas Manumission and Space tended to grab most of the headlines back then, over by the airport another new club was slowly beginning to make a name for itself.

RADIO 1 REVEALS DETAILS OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN IBIZA.

Plans for three-day event, Radio 1 Ibiza 20, have been revealed by none other than Radio 1's Annie Mac, with details of the massive line-up including some of the biggest dance acts and best DJ names set to take to the stage. Calvin Harris, Disclosure and Pete Tong are just a few of the names to be revealed with Duke Dumont, Rudimental, Faithless and Kolsch also set to perform. 

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