Wed 11 June: Adam Beyer All Night Long @ City Hall (6 hours set) | Buy tickets HERE |
Fri 13 June: Adam Beyer presents Drumcode Showcase @ L'Atlantida Barcelona | Buy tickets HERE
Off Week Barcelona continues a standout year for the Swede, who despite almost 20 years in the industry and with a more versatile sound than ever, continues to excel in demand and stands as one of 2014's most exciting artists. A beatport techno no.1 hit with his remix of Gary Beck's 'Say What', his biggest Ibiza season to date ahead, plus festival highlights dotted all over the globe are just a sprinking of highlights to come for this irrepressible artist.
Listen to Beyer's remix of Gary Beck's 'Say What':HERE
Anja Schneider is running hot. With an acclaimed new EP 'Dubmission' just released, a packed off party schedule for both herself and her on-point mobilee label, and a huge summer in Ibiza that sees her play gigs at Solomun + 1, Marco Carola's Music On and Elrow @ Space, together with a new mobilee residency at Santos between 14 July - 22 September, the electronic matriarch is on an unstoppable run of superb form.
Listen to her 'Dubmission' EP out now on mobilee:HERE
Thurs 12 June: Mixmag presents Carl Craig, David Morales & more @ Marhes | Buy tickets HERE
Sun 15 June: Somewhere in BCN ft Carl Craig, Derrick May, Kenny Larkin + more @ Bloc | Buy tickets HERE
Inspired by Mad Mike Bank's legendary 'Somewhere in Detroit' record store, Carl Craig launched the 'Somewhere In...' parties with a special one off event on the Balearic island of Formentera last summer, and will be taking them to specially chosen locations around the planet. This June it's Barcelona's turn.
"For a party to be great, what matters is the purity of good music, the soundsystem that delivers it to your ears and the journey it takes you on. In the words of Funkadelic "Free your mind and your ass will follow", I want you to lose the time in your mind and do what your body wants you to - dance. Forget everything else and join my friends and I on a musical ride."
Thurs 12 June: Nick Curley presents Trust Open Air @ ZT Hotel Villa Olimpica | Buy tickets HERE
Sat 14 June: Lola Ed vs Half Baked Showcase Open Air @ Poble Espanyol Picnic Area | Buy tickets HERE
Twenty years on from his career inception and D'Julz continues skywards. Beginning 2014 on a high thanks to his acclaimed 'This is Bass Culture' compilation, the Parisian hits the Catalonian capital for his biggest off- week yet, before island-hopping to Ibiza for one of his biggest career highlights to date playing on the Amnesia terrace for Luciano's Origins at Cocoon, among a string of DC10 performances throughout the season. Add an acclaimed collaborative EP with Cassy titled 'What U See In Me' on his own Bass Culture to the pot and you've got an artists at the apex of his career.
Listen to tracks from Bass Culture's back catalogue on the label's official Youtube channel: HERE
Wed 11 June: 20 Years of Ovum @ Boulevard Culture Club | Buy tickets HERE
In 2014, Josh Wink's Ovum Recordings celebrates its 20th anniversary. To honour twenty years of making you dance, the iconic imprint is embarking on a world tour taking in off-week in Barcelona. With four excellent EP releases on the label over the years, Luca Bacchetti makes a fitting addition to the line-up for 20 Years of Ovum.
The Italian musical shapeshifter is in inspiring form in 2014 having gifted the dancefloor an exquisite remix of 'Lonely Stars in Open Skies', the Maher Daniel & Jon Charnis release on All Day I Dream that became a Panorama Bar favourite earlier this year. The ENDLESS records chief continues this rich vein of form with his upcoming new 'OVO' EP which traverses dream-like techno, tinges of psychedelia and minimalist grooves, making for tracks that work just as well on the dancefloor as they do in the headphones.
Sat 14 June: Social Experiment Barcelona ft Stacey Pullen, Art Deparment, Dennis Ferrer + more | Buy tickets HERE
Stacey Pullen continues to excel in 2014. On the back of stellar Memorial Day long weekend, where he was one of the toasts of the Movement festival in his hometown of Detroit, the Motor City hero comes into a busy summer with his first solo EP coming up on Blackflag Recordings, new remixes for Crosstown Rebels and Desolt and more gigs at Music On, Ants and beyond.
So this is to give you news on current projects that Rebel Butterfly is promoting around the world... From the initial press release at the birth of the project, to links, scans and general news tittybittys. there's also some stuff of personal interest. enjoy!