Ibiza ♥ Disco 2017

Words by: S Roberts
Posted: 10/8/17 15:27

Away from the co2 cannons and packed-out dancefloors of Ibiza's most popular clubs, there is a new wave of DJs and underground parties getting down to a warmer, (dare we say more Balaeric?) sound than your typical tech-house night.

In the early days of Pacha and Ku (now known as Privilege), the first wave of electronically assisted disco and prototype house soundtracked the island's coolest parties. Donna Summer's Moroder-produced 'I Feel Love' is forever linked with the island since it was released in 1977.

In 2017, a resurgent scene is emerging which ensures you are never too far from a disco session on the island, you just need to know where to look. If you get stuck in there in these early days, you might find yourselves attending some of the most talked-about parties in years..

Horse Meat Disco at Wildlife at DC10 - 11 August

The UK disco quadrant hold down successful residencies all around the world and are in Ibiza several times this season. We recommend you catch them at this DC10 newcomer night - Disclosure's 'Wildlife.'

Since their Sunday parties in London, Horse Meats Disco have been in global demand, largely down to their acid infused disco sets, but also largely to do with their charisma on stage which finds its way into their music. The undisputed kings of underground disco. 

Wildlife at DC10,PM-802, Sant Josep de sa Talaia,.11pm-6am. Check our listings for more information.

Dimitri From Paris at Glitterbox at Hï Ibiza - 11 August

One of Europe's most esteemed disco selectors plays one of the island's glitziest disco and house parties. Dimitri is most famous for his classic mix albums 'Night at the Playboy Mansion' and the sequel 'Return to the Playboy Mansion.'

Fact fans, you'll be stoked to know he is often mistakenly labelled as French but, despite being raised in France, Dimitri was actually born in London's Peckham area!

Glitterbox at Hï, Platja d''en Bossa s/n, 07817 .11pm-6am. Check our listings for more information.

DJ Harvey at Rumors at Destino - 27 August

Every night of Harvey's Mercury Rising residency at Pikes is an essential visit for disco fans.

To have one of the dons of the genre permanently in residence on the island during the summer is a massive coup for the island's disco afficionados. Make sure you catch as many episodes of his Pikes residency as possible, but to see the master do things a little differently, catch him at Guy Gerber's much loved Rumors party.

Harvey, who was named as 'one of the top 25 DJs who rule the Earth' by Rolling Stone, is not only known for impeccable eclectic selections but also his undeniable swagger behind the decks.

It will be 
interesting to see which way Harvey takes things here..

Rumours at Destino, Avenida Cap Martinet, 07819 .5pm-11pm. Check our listings for more information.

Nightmares On Wax - Wax Da Jam at Las Dalias - 14 September

Disco has featured heavily this year at Wax Da Jam, with Nightmares On Wax's b2b with Seth Troxler being one of the most talked about sets of the season so far.  

After having Kenny Dope in for the soundclash last week, we can hope for more of the same for this season finale.

Wax Da Jam at Las Dalias, Sant Carles, km 12, 07840 .9pm-3am. Check our listings for more information.

Artwork - Pikes House Party at Pikes - 9 September

The closing party for Artwork's house party at Pikes is unmissable for disco fans.

Artwork's style often flows through various genres but a disco approach to the craft underlines his style and fans of his Rinse FM show will be only too aware of his expertise at mixing old and new tracks from the genre.

Pikes House Party at Pikes, Camí Sa Vorera, S/N, 07820 .7pm-4am. Check our listings for more information.

Crazy P at Glitterbox at Hï Ibiza - 22 September

This whole line up is going to be a disco feast, however we are particularly looking forward to seeing Crazy P.

Anyone who has ever experienced their live performance or a DJ set from Crazy P will be able to relay the energy of their performance and with frontwoman Danielle Moore on the mic, you will always have a serious party on your hands.

Glitterbox at Hï, Platja d''en Bossa s/n, 07817 .11pm-6am. Check our listings for more information.


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