“This has been my best season ever in Ibiza. In a way I feel like the past few years have been a preparation for what transpired this year. My summer began with a live set on the Amnesia Terrace alongside Carl Cox and Adam Beyer for One Night Stand. I’ve done shows at Space and Privilege for Pure Carl Cox in the past, but I felt this one was a real statement on my part. I put a huge amount of work into the live set and the feedback afterwards was incredible.
I made my first trip to the island a decade ago and spent most of my holiday at Amnesia watching Tobi Neumann and Ricardo Villalobos slaying records on the Terrace. When I returned home I handed in my notice to study sound and music tech, so I felt my gigs at Amnesia this year rounded off a 10 year cycle of hard work.
In terms of trends, one thing I’ve noticed is the amount of underground parties on the island seem to be retracting. Maybe it’s time the clubs, promoters, hotels and local authorities sat around and agreed on a strategy for making the clubbing experience more affordable for your average clubber. After all, electronic music is the lifeblood of the island and it would be heartbreaking to see that change.”
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