In 1995, writer Vanna Bonta came up with a very collegiate idea: Maybe the opposite of war isn’t actually peace…maybe the opposite of war is party.
We at Joonbug.com are totally down with that philosophy. So today, in honor of World Party Day, we bring you some of the biggest and best party cities around the world. If you’re an avid partier, these need to be on your list. If you’re a newbe to the party scene, these places will introduce you with a bang.
For the first time ever in the history of his Transitions radio show, John Digweed is going to broadcast the landmark 500th episode live from his annual Winter Music Conference Sunset Cruise on Thursday, March 27th, at 4pm. From just off the coast of downtown Miami, this extra special, celebratory sunset episode will span four hours of the very best in underground electronic music as chosen and mixed by John Digweed himself.
Since their debut, Disclosure has shown very innovative and creative takes on all aspects of their career, including their music and image. They took it upon their Facebook page to announce their latest venture, their 'Wild Life' series, which they describe as, "a series of very special shows, that we will play at.. along with friends, DJ's and artists that we admire most within music. It's something we will be taking all over the world, doing both one-off unique shows and events, whilst also bringing it to some of our favourite established festivals and clubs."
Oh yes, Oh yes!-- This week on #ThrowbackThursdays, we're featuring the legendary, Carl Cox. Here's a list of reasons why Carl Cox is a living legend:
1. He has his very own badass stage every year at mega music festivals like Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival appropriately titled, 'Carl Cox and Friends.'
2. He was able to cheat time and ring in the Millennium twice by flying into two different timezones.
3. He released 16 albums since the year 1996.
4. He has a 'Global' radio show that hits unprecedented records. The numbers are as follows: "over 16 miliion listeners wordwide, syndicated across 60 terrestial FM, Satellite and DAB stations throughout 35 countries, making him one of the most important broadcasters on the planet."
Markus Schulz doesn’t show any sign of ever slowing down. With Buenos Aires ’13 just released this week and Scream II coming out early next year, the Coldharbour founder couldn’t be any happier. We had a chance to talk to Markus this past weekend while he was in Gainesville, Florida, just a few hours from his home in Miami. Markus chatted about his experience on the Groove Cruise, what it’s like working with Ferry Corsten, and his awesome fans.
Start your weekend at Ibiza this Friday, August 9th and let loose! Doors for the 18+ event open at 10 PM. Free cover is offered for 18+ before 10:30 PM and 21+ before midnight. Ibiza is located at 1222 1st Street NE. For more information check out their website here.
Have you been cooped up in an office all week? Then its time to head on over to Eden’s Rooftop party! This Friday, August 9th let DJ Eddo and Sean Faico entertain you as they spin the night away. The 21+ event will surely be a good time. Eden is located at 1716 I Street NW. For more information check out their website here.
Ultra Music has just launched its newest video series titled "Above & Beyond the clouds...a personal journey through the white island." The footage takes dance music aficionados through the famed island of Ibiza during the hottest summer club season in the world.
The first in the series features Above & Beyond who look back on their cherished memories and remember how the island has influenced their sound and what makes it such a special place to celebrate a love of dance music. Opening with saying "Our roots are really... very much on this island. There's so much history we've been coming here for so many years now," it's clear that Ibiza serves as a heavenly place for just about everyone.
Sean Paul is fresh from the One Love Peace Festival Summer tour that saw him through Portugal, Rome, Naples, Cape Verde, Germany, London, Bristol, South Cyprus, Canada and the non-stop party island of Ibiza. Not content to rest on his laurels, Sean Paul is set to begin touring in support of his fifth studio album, Tomahawk Technique, in December in the United States and across Europe.
Armed with a new look and energized passion for music, the past year has produced a creative outburst from Sean. This is seen through his emergence as a producer, in which he helmed the track "Roll Wid di Don." Also, working with artists like Cecile, Tami Chynn, Mr. Vega, and Wayne Marshall on his critically acclaimed Riddim album "Blaze Fia," and the follow up album "Material" has been matched by a stream of new music and collaborations with artists including Pitbull, T-Pain, Ludacris, Bob Sinclair, CongoRock, Mya and Kelly Rowland.
Miss out on Ibiza this year? Never fear, because the very young and talented Spanish DJ/producer Danny Avila will be launching his very own brand new weekly radio show called ‘Ready to Jump’ on Sirius XM’s Electric Area. Avila’s music has been making its way all throughout Ibiza’s legendary nightlife this summer.
Danny has worked with such electronic dance music superstars as Fedde le Grand, David Guetta, Afrojack, and Marin Solveig. At only 16, the rising prodigy got his start in dance music at just 12 years old, and has now earned himself the ‘Best Newcomer DJ Award’ at the Vicious Music Awards in 2011.