One of Ibiza's longest-standing nightlife institutions, this season PACHA will welcome back rhinestone-studded dance party F**K ME I'M FAMOUS, as well as another string of SOLOMUN + 1 parties every Sunday, while LUCIANO & FRIENDS will rock up at DESTINO for seven dates.
Martin Solveig will also stop by, with a brand-new image and club night to match in the form of MY HOUSE, plus sets from everyone from David August to David Guetta between PACHA and DESTINO. With EDM, future house and deeper sounds all represented within Pacha's various factions, the Ibiza powerhouse is looking more diverse in '15 than ever before...
MARTIN SOLVEIG MOVES IN
Martin gets movin' at new night, My House
Martin Solveig is set to launch a brand-new party at Pacha this season, in the form of classic-and-future-house night, My House. It takes over from Pure Pacha, running from Wednesday 27th May to 30th September, and will include a bunch of special guests — think Kidnap Kid, Blonde and more — who'll spin alongside Solveig each week. DJ Mag caught up with Martin to find out what to expect from his new night...
You're heading back to Pacha Ibiza again this season, what keeps you coming back?
“Pacha is one of the best clubs in the world, without a doubt. It's a place that's steeped in history yet at the same time modern and open to new generations. It's this special balance that I like so much and that makes Pacha unique.”
It's your 10th year on the island, how are you going to celebrate?
“Ten years already! Wow, time goes fast. I'm proud of the fact that it's my 10th year. You know, the biggest challenge is to stay relevant. You just have to share what you deeply believe in and if people respond to it, then it means that in some way, it touches them.
My celebration will be to bring the best talents and friends each week to My House at Pacha and to share all the love and energy I have with the crowd. Each Wednesday, till the next morning.”
What have you got up your sleeve for My House?
“Music! The music concept of My House is simple. It's a modern house night where all of the DJs who play, give their own vision of house music, whether it be classic, futuristic or whatever.
“I'm happy to share the nights with friends and very talented DJs who have proven over the years to be the best at what they do, as well as some young talent I strongly believe in. On top of that, we have a crazy cool decoration in the club and a special, never-seen-before video concept and set-up.”
You're playing a whopping 19 shows each Wednesday throughout the season... best recovery method on a Thursday?
“Green Punch. I don't exactly know which vegetables are mixed in it, but as you can guess, green ones! And of course, I'm never against a few hours at the beach with my friends at the end of the afternoon.”
Anything else we should know about My House?
“I'm going to put all my energy in that residency. I'll have a lot of cool surprises. So come and see it for yourself — the best way to really feel the vibe!”
SOLOMUN'S STILL KING
Solomun announces the return of his + 1 night and brand-new live show, Solomun Live...
Solomun's popular + 1 series will return to its home at Pacha Ibiza for another year in 2015. For those not already abreast of Solomun's numerous Ibiza activities, the concept of + 1 is simple.
Solomun commands the booth every Sunday night at Pacha, alongside a different, specially selected guest each week. The most exciting news is that techno don Sven Väth will go back-to-back with the DIYnamic boss on 9th September, signalling the first time Väth has played in the club in close to 20 years.
Solomun will also spin at Sven's famed Cocoon party at Amnesia on Mondays, at a yet-to-be announced date early in the season.
As if that wasn't enough to keep the DIYnamic Music boss busy, Solomun will also launch a brand-new night this year, in the form of concept party, Solomun Live.
Taking the place of DIYnamic Outdoor at Destino (DIYnamic Outdoor has found a new home at Beachhouse for 2015), David August, Isolee, Brandt Brauer Frick and WhoMadeWho will all spin live alongside Solomun. There will also be a special set from famed German duo act, Âme.
Solomun + 1 — the line-up (June/July)
24.05 - Adriatique
31.05 - Ripperton
07.06 - Oliver Huntemann
14.06 - andhim
21.06 - H.O.S.H
28.06 - Miss Kittin
05.07 - Dixon
12.07 - Pete Tong
19.07 - DJ Koze
26.07 - DJ Tennis