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Eden Ibiza lock in some solid house and tech-house acts to play their fast approaching opening party this May.
It all kicks off for the San Antonio club on Wednesday May 24th from 11pm.
Helping to start their summer with a bang will be the likes of Italian DJ Flashmob, island resident Doorly, tech-house duo Leftwing & Kody, and Jesse Perez. Dale Howard, Kydus, Seff and Apollo 84 also headline and join the full list of DJs on the bill, which you can check out below.
Eden is set for a big season with Defected among their weekly residencies for 2017, a move welcomed by fans of the San Antonio super-club.
For more info and tickets head here.
Barcelona festival Sónar finalise 2017 line-up with the last list of artists playing revealed.
Rounding off the bill is a six-hour set from New York duo Masters at Work, known individually as Louie Vega and Kenny Dope.
Sónar also adds Derrick Carter, Yves Tumor and Icelandic hip-hop artist Sturla Atlas, plus Sweedish DJs Kablam and Toxe.
They join the programme for both the day and night editions of Sónar already bursting with talent including Justice, Moderat, Eric Prydz, Nicolas Jaar and Seth Troxler b2b Tiga.
Sónar heads to Barcelona from 15th to 17th June 2017.
More info and tickets here.
Trance heavyweight and tastemaker Armin van Buuren’s latest compilation album ‘A State of Trance 2017’ is finally here.
Armin’s award-winning ‘A State of Trance’ series remains an essential release for trance fans and the fourteenth edition ‘A State of Trance 2017’ is available to download and stream now.
Divided into two parts ‘On The Beach’ and ‘In the Club’, 38 tracks are assembled by both fresh and seasoned producers like Andrew Rayel, Gareth Emery, MaRLo and Ashley Wallbridge. Plus, there are two new cuts from Armin van Buuren himself on ‘This Is a Test’ and ‘The Train’.
Want more? You can get a taste of Armin and all things trance via his set from Ultra Miami last month.
Deadmau5 will bring a pop-up emporium to Los Angeles over the weekend, coinciding with his four-date run of Cube 2.1 shows at The Shrine.
‘Lots of stuff in a store’ sets up shop at 346 North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles and is open noon – 8pm on 27th April and 28th April.
Exclusive items and special merchandise will be sold across the two days, in collaboration with artist Ron English, audio manufacturers Kef and fashion line Kid Dangerous.
Following a successful stint in New York last month, Deadmau5 again partners with FANCY.com for the pop-up store.
If you’re not lucky enough to be in L.A. this weekend, you can check out 11 insanely amazing photos of Deadmau5’ Cube 2.1 live show instead.
Check out full details of Deadmau5’ ‘Lots of stuff in a store’ pop-up shop below.
MDRNTY Cruise will make its maiden voyage across Mediterranean waters this summer.
The final acts set to play on board during the four-day trip are now announced. Completing the line-up is Dixon, Damian Lazarus, Jamie Jones, Enzo Siragusa, Rolls ‘N’ Do (tINI & Bill Patrick), Magda and D’Julz, among others.
Adding to their already impressive line-up which features a Cocoon stage with Sven Väth, plus Ben Klock, Adriatique and Martin Buttrich playing.
Signaling the first of floating parties for MDRNTY, the cruise departs Genova, Italy on 16th September 2017. It will make a stop in Barcelona, head to Balearic islands Mallorca and Ibiza, before returning to Genova on 20th September.
Professional party people and all round fun lovers Elrow will throw their first festival on Spanish soil in July.
Hold onto your inflatables, because the line-up just dropped and it’s fairly massive. House and techno favourites Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, and Adam Beyer are set to play the 16-hour party. Also on the bill is Jackmaster, Damian Lazarus, Steve Lawler, and Paco Osuna. Check the full line-up for Elrow Friends & Family below.
Announced earlier this month, Elrow Friends & Family takes place on 15th July in Salou, an hour away from Barcelona where the party was born.
Elrow is set for their biggest summer to date. This new festival adding to their schedule, which already comprises of multiple festival takeovers across the UK and a summer residency at Amnesia, Ibiza.
For more info and tickets head here.