Heading out to Ibiza this summer? Here’s a round-up of the best parties when it comes to bass music…
Once was a time when Ibiza was the sole preserve of house and techno. These days – thanks to the likes of We Love’s wide-eared line-ups and Carl Cox’s love for D&B on the Space Terrace – visitors to the White Isle can expect every flavour of electronic music. Including very generous servings of bass.
Here are six of the best places to find it in Ibiza 2015…
(Images courtesy of Cream)
When: Thursdays from June 11 – September 17
Returning for its 21st year, this year’s CREAM lineup includes some huge staples of the Ibiza scene from Above & Beyond to Fatboy Slim, DJ Fresh, Tchami, Boys Noize and lots more. It’s one of the more varied selections of the summer all taking place under the inviting roof of Amnesia.
Venue: Dalt Vila
When: May 21-22
The end of this month sees the famous International Music Summit taking, once again, to the beautiful locale of the Dalt Vila for the climax of the industry conference. Thursday is largely techno-focused while the Friday is sure to be a night to remember. ZHU, Rudimental, Kidnap Kid and MK are just a handful of the acts set to perform this year.
When: Thursdays from June 11 – September 24
This weekly night looks to be a must visit for any bass-loving Ibiza-goers this summer. Taking place at the massive three-room Sankeys venue every Thursday, the event merges UK Bass with US House. This year sees names such as DJ EZ, Chris Lorenzo, Low Steppa, Preditah and Tough Love all stepping up to the decks.
Venues: Kanya, Eden, Vista Privilege, The Zoo.
When: September 15 – 22
If a hefty dose of drum & bass is what you’re after – then look no further than Sunbeatz. The annual event sees a variety of venues playing host to some of the finest the scene has to offer. This year’s lineup boasts big names such as Hazard, S.P.Y, Dillinja, Mampi Swift and Original Sin – with plenty more to be announced soon.
Together & Defected
When: Tuesdays from 9th of June – 22nd September
Taking place at the internationally renowned club Amnesia – two Ibiza titans have paired up for three months of heavyweight parties every Tuesday. The roll call features an absolutely stacked set of names including Skrillex, Andy C, Pendulum, Wilkinson, GotSome, Chase & Status and many, many more.
Venue: Ibiza Rocks Hotel
When: Fridays from 5th of June to 18th September
Returning to the iconic Ibiza Rocks hotel for the fourth year running, W.A.R (We Are Rockstars) aims to represent the many talents of the UK underground dance scene, from drum and bass, to grime and house. This year’s calendar includes Gorgon City, Kove, Dimension, Sigma, Plastician and Boy Better Know to name just a few.