‘If it ain’t broke, improve it,’ is the modus operandi of Sven Väth’s 13-year-old Monday residency at Amnesia, one of the longest-running on the island. After introducing his hugely successful Cocoon Heroes series to the club last summer, Sven’s decided to run with the same theme again, this time with an ‘Into the Magic’ tag nodding to the mysticism that initially brought him to the island. As well as the usual selection of Cocoon royalty — Sven, Loco Dice (seven dates), Ricardo Villalobos, Cassy, Raresh, Sascha Dive, Chris Liebling, SIS and Mathias Kaden — there’ll be a few fresh faces that extend the brand’s ongoing departure from its ascetic techno roots even further. Joris Voorn will play twice, deep disco duo Benoit & Sergio will play a one-off live show and there’ll be appearances from Seth Troxler, Carl Craig, Maya Jane Coles and The Martinez Brothers throughout the season. The most notable absence, however, is that of Maetrik, recently responsible for arguably the most impressive Cocoon mix of all-time, the ‘Cocoon Heroes’ mix recorded live at the club last summer. Kicking off on 11th June, here’s the listing lowdown for June and July...
11th June – Grand Opening: Sven Väth, Cassy, Ricardo Villalobos, Sascha Dive
18th June – Special guest, Andre Galluzzi, Loco Dice, Mathias Kaden, The Martinez Brothers
25th June – Sven Väth, Maya Jane Coles, Ricardo Villalobos, Raresh, SIS
2nd July – Sven Väth, Joris Voorn, Loco Dice, tINI, Premiesku (live)
9th July – Dubfire, Cassy, Christian Burkhardt, Sven Väth, Seth Troxler
16th July – Sven Väth, Planetary Assault Systems, Loco Dice, Henrik Schwarz
23rd July – Sven Väth, Frank Lorber, Ricardo Villalobos, Petre Inspirescu, Rhadoo, Raresh
30th July – Adam Beyer, Chris Liebling, Marcel Dettmann, Loco Dice, DJ Qu
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