Your Guide to BPM 2015 Night Parties
Whether you are just getting into the scene or a devoted underground follower, The BPM Festival has something for everyone. In its eighth year, BPM has curated an outstanding cast of DJs and producers for the night showcases with some of the brightest stars in the electronic music scene. Decisions are tough with over 350 artists and 80 parties spanning from January 9-18th, but don’t stress! Here are our picks for the night parties that will have you having dancing through the sunrise.
Maya Jane Coles & Friends
The enigmatic producer and DJ, Maya Jane Coles, is known for her uniquely dark, moody grooves, and is one of the best producers to emerge in years. Coles has invited some of her closest friends to play with her at BPM, including the charismatic Radio 1 DJ Heidi and rising star of electro-funk, Jimmy Edgar. If you’re dying to get weird, this is the place to be. Purchase tickets here.
Life and Death
The Life and Death guys have curated an explosive line up for this year’s BPM showcase. First up is the Pachanga Boys who are known for dropping dance floor weapons and Ben UFO—known for eclectically tailored sets. Then you have the label’s head honcho, DJ Tennis, as well as new producers like Valls (all in one night!). Come prepared for a mind shattering evening along the seaside at Blue Venado and make sure to get tickets in advance since there won’t be sales at the door. Purchase tickets here.
Hot Flush is a label that has succeeded in carving out a notable musical niche for their inventive ways of approaching techno. The evening’s main man, Scuba, is making sure to bring some of the freshest UK talent along with him. Expect to hear sets from Alan Fritzpatrick and masters of dark, moody vibes Ben UFO and Joy Orbison. Purchase tickets here.
The crème de la crème of Ibiza’s DC10 party will come full force for the Circo Loco night showcase. Some of the most well known names in electronic music make up the lineup for this party, including the Martinez Brothers (recently-named #1 DJs by Mixmag) and Apollonia. Finally, DJ QU will bring his unique take on deep house, and South Africa’s most prominent music creator, Black Coffee, will also grace the booth. Purchase tickets here.
Dynamic Music Showcase
For EDM lovers, Dynamic Music is a household name and is respected in the music circuit for supporting fresh faces like Magdalena and Adriatique. It’s hard not to have high expectations from a party when the label’s boss, Solomun, will preforming. This evening is truly not to be missed. Purchase tickets here.
Cadenza + This and That
Davide Squillace is one of the most watched DJs in the music scene. Known for his explorative production and collaborations, on the 14th, he and Luciano will bring their skills to Playa—the frenzy awaits! Purchase tickets here.
The goddess Nicole Moudaber, known in the circuit as the Queen of Techno, is one of the warmest and most accessible DJs out there. Through a genuine connection with her fans via social media and monthly radio podcast on her label MOOD, this multicultural femme has carved out a global niche of devoted followers. Moudaber continues putting exquisite productions with her signature dark, thumping, and percussive grooves. She will be performing with new kid on the block Marino Canal, who has played Fabric and is building quite a name for himself. Purchase tickets here.
The Hot Creations entourage is taking over La Santanera and pleasure is guaranteed. This party is jammed packed with the sexiest performances of the evening. Hailing from Brazil, HNQO, will supply unique groovy sounds with a latin je ne sais quoi. Switch rooms throughout the night to switch up the vibe and catch the three house musketeers, Lee Foss, MK and seductive gata, Anabel Englund. Enough said! Purchase tickets here.
No. 19 Music presents Social Experiment
Cassy Britton’s affinity for intricate cuts and hypnotic, minimal grooves makes this performance a must on your extensive party list. Dennis Ferrer, Nitin and Louise Fresco are also performing. Purchase tickets here.
The BPM Closing Party
If you’ve made it this far in the week, then you must attend the closing party to celebrate! Techno veteran Marco Carola will take you on your final musical odyssey. Over the course of twenty years, this Italian lad has captured the ears and souls of music lovers across the globe with rhythmic techno. Come enjoy some of the finest underground grooves, then decompress along the white sandy beaches of Tulum before returning home with joyful memories of your pulsating week of non-stop music. Purchase tickets here.