Hour 1: Arthur Galestian ‘May Day’ Exclusive Mix Enjoy this month’s mix, featuring my favorite picks from a wide spectrum of genres within electronic dance music. From deep and progressive house, to breaks, to main room sounds, this month features a special blend hand-picked by yours truly! Featuring tracks by Guy J, Darin Epsilon, Tim Mason, Jeremy Olander, and more.
Hour 2: Anton Tumas Guest Mix + In-Studio Interview In the second hour of the show, we feature a Los Angeles gem, Anton Tumas, who is the man behind Subtract Music. Responsible for putting together some of the most highly regarded underground parties in Southern California, Anton has organized countless events to celebrate life in venues ranging from LA’s most prodigious nightclubs to the deep California desert. His label, Subtract Music, focuses on a small quantity of high quality releases per year, with support garnered by the likes of John Digweed, Lee Burridge, Maceo Plex and Guy Gerber.
Exploring the deeper side of my musical tastes, enjoy this hour-long journey into a more chilled-out progressive house sound. In this episode, you’ll experience some of my favorite tunes, along with two of my own productions, slated for release on the Nueva Digital record label soon.
Matthew Dekay & Lee Burridge – Lost In A Moment (Original Mix) [Innervisions]
Matthew Dekay & Lee Burridge – Fur Die Liebe (Original Mix) [Essential Records]
Arthur Galestian – Moment To Arise (Original Mix) [Nueva Deep/Release Date TBD]
16-Bit Lolitas – You Are An Astronaut (Original Mix) [Bits And Pieces]
Matan Caspi & Stan Kolev (ft. Poli Hubavenska) – Mantra (Original Mix) [Outta Limits]
The BPM Festival returns to Playa del Carmen from January 4 – 13, 2013 for its sixth year. After the smash success of last year’s milestone fifth anniversary, The BPM Festival continues its tradition of bringing the world’s best DJs to one of the most alluring party hotspots on the planet.
Unlike other festivals, The BPM festival is a 10-day celebration of music while offering all the stunning attractions and adventures of the Mayan Riviera. One can enjoy dance beats both day and night at multiple venues at a relaxed pace, with ample time to discover the sparkling turquoise Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, mysterious jungles and ancient ruins.
This global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and party professionals has become a must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality electronic dance music. BPM 2012’s fifth year anniversary blowout had over 35,000 attendees enjoy more than 200 artists and 50 events over 10 sun-drenched days and cool nights. As global clubbing scribe DJ Mag describes it, “The festival affords plenty of space, time and opportunity to meet people on a level as they recline in the blissful setting of a white sandy beach surrounded by lush, tropical plantations, allowing easier integration into the influx of what’s essentially an A-to-Z of who’s who in house music today.”
With over 100 world-class artists returning this year, BPM 2013 promises to be the best edition yet. Like us on facebook & follow us on twitter for exciting news & line-up announcements!
“10 Best International Parties”– Mixmag
“BPM should definitely be considered as one of the key stop-offs on the international festival circuit.” – Resident Advisor
“DJ’s from all over the world will assemble in PlayaDel Carmen for the BPM Festival, a weeklong gathering of the hospitality industry and electronic music fans.”– The New York Times
“With so many new festivals popping up, touting cutting edge artists, something that sets the BPM Festival apart from the rest is location, location, and location! On the new wave of destination festivals, BPM takes place on the sunny beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico.”– URB.com
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico held at the beginning of the calendar year. Originally conceived as an elite dance music industry-networking event, the festival has morphed into a international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, and party professionals. Named one of Mixmag’s 10 Best International Parties, The BPM Festival’s past lineups have included: Art Department, Behrouz, Circo Loco, Damian Lazarus, Danny Tenaglia, Dubfire, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, John Digweed, Laidback Luke, Lee Burridge, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, Nic Fanciulli, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Soul Clap, Stacey Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, Wolf & Lamb and many more.
Parties are hosted both day & night at multiple venues in a picturesque beach town that runs along miles of soft white sand beaches and tranquil turquoise waters on the Mayan Riviera. Playa Del Carmen offers a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and endless number of places for dining and dancing, along with ancient Mayan ruins, cenotes, aquatic sports and eco tourism. Now in its sixth year, The BPM Festival continues to be a music lover’s tropical paradise and the perfect winter getaway.
Fresh off celebrating their fifth anniversary, the team behind TheBPM Festival is back again with the second annual Primavera Festival in Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya, Mexico, April 5 – 8, 2012. With last year’s festivities bringing party-goers from all overMexico,North America and beyond to this global clubbing hotspot, the second annual Primavera Festival promises to turn the heat up once again for the Semana Santa holiday week.
“Primavera is inspired by Mexico, as it takes place during Semana Santa, the biggest holiday season of the year here. It’s also Easter holiday around the world, so it’s the perfect getaway for any electronic music lover,” says festival director Phil Pulitano.
Over four days, Primavera 2012 will host day and night parties headlined by Lee Burridge, Art Department, Tiefschwarz, Victor Calderone, Guti (live), No Regular Play (live), Francis Harris (live), Matt Tolfrey, Sean Miller, Nitin, Lauren Lane, Michelangelo, Julien Loreto, Robbie Akbal, Neno, Mar-C, Jeff Gold, Niko Glenn, Omar Labastida, Mike Montano, Muan, Rodrigo Madrid, German Wagener, Paskal Daze [and more to be announced].
Playadel Carmen,RivieraMaya is a beautifully idyllic Mexican resort town, tucked into the coastline of the Mayan peninsula, 45 minutes south ofCancunairport. Sun-drenched white sand beaches and turquoise waters stretch for miles, while beachfront venues like Kool Beach Club, Mamita’s and Canibal Royale — which host Primavera’s free day parties — are just steps away.
Primavera single event tickets will be available for all night events and the All Day I Dream Closing party at primavera.wantickets.com. The ticket and merchandise center will be open at Kool Beach Club from April 5 toApril 8, 12pm-8pm.
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in idyllic Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, heralding in the new year. Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers. Named one of Mixmag’s 10 Best International Parties, the BPM Festival celebrated its 5th anniversary in 2012 and hosted over 200 of the world’s best DJs and producers for 10 days in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. BPM Festival parties are hosted both day & night at multiple venues around the beautiful resort town, tucked into the coastline of the Mayan peninsula, with warm turquoise Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, mysterious jungles and ancient ruins. With a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and endless number of places for dining, dancing, beach parties and clubbing, the BPM Festival is a perfect opportunity for music lovers and party-goers all around the world to escape winter and revel in the sun. The BPM Festival now hosts a second festival ‘Primavera’ held during the Semana Santa holiday week during Easter (April 5-8, 2012). For more info, please go to: www.thebpmfestival.com
Now in its fifth year as the premier winter getaway for electronic music lovers, The BPM Festival is proud to announce the second phase of its 2012 artist lineup, plus the day and night events schedule. From December 30, 2011 – January 8, 2012, the BPM Festival will host 200+ of the world’s top DJ talent among the beautiful beach backdrop of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya, along with label showcases representing many of the defining labels of the moment, including: Akbal Music, Air London, Cecille Records, Cityfox, Crosstown Rebels, Culprit, Desolat, Digital Delight, Hed Kandi, Hot Creations, Life and Death, Minus, My Favorite Robot, No. 19 Music, Saved Records, Sci+Tec, Scissor & Thread, Toolroom Records, VIVa MUSiC, and Younan Music.
The BPM Festival Phase Two Artist Line-Up (NEW ADDITIONS): Adam K, Addy, Afrilounge, Ambivalent, Andrew Grant,Antonio Piacquadio,Bioniq, Black Light Smoke, Craig Pettigrew, Crazy Larry, D-Paack, D. Ramirez,Damian Uzabiaga, Danny Daze, Danny Torrence, Damian Romero, Dave Powers, Dead Seal,Digitalique, DJ Draggon, DJ Lukas, Donovan, Endo, Fary, Frank & Tony, Fredo Cortez, Funkagenda,German Wagener, Gregorythme(live), Halo, Hoj, Jeff Gold, Joee Cons, Jojo Flores, John Digweed, Jonny Cruz, The Junkies, Julien Loreto, Kate Simko, Kenyon Clidero, Lauren Lane,Lee Jones, Louie Fresco,Manzone & Strong, Mar-c,Mark Henning, Mark Knight, Matthew Dekay, Max Jacobson, Metrika, Michelangelo, The Midnight Perverts, MightyKat, Mobius Strum, Mr. C, Miguel Puente, Miketrix, Mike Khoury, Mike Montano, Muan, My Favorite Robot, Naveen G, Neno, Nik Nik, Niko Glenn, Nina Kraviz, Nitin, Nymra + Sofisticated, Omar Labastida,Paskal & Vesselinov, Peter Bailey, Pillow Talk, Puente + Rosch, Richie Santana, Richy Ahmed, Robert James, Rodrigo Madrid, Robbie Akbal, Ross Evana, Russ Yallop, Sebo K, Serge Devant, Shdwplay (live), Shaun Reeves, Steve Aries, Tara Brooks, Tato, Three, Tini Tun, Uppercut, XO-Chic and more to be announced!
The BPM Festival 2012 Day Events
December 30 Niko Glenn / Antonio Piacquadio / Julien Loreto / Miketrix @ Kool Beach Club
December 31 Mike Montano / Neno / German Wagener @ Kool Beach Club
January 1 Michelangelo / The Midnight Perverts / Digitalique @ Kool Beach Club
January 1 Digital Delight Label Showcase: Puente + Rosch / Wildkats / Damian Uzabiaga @ Canibal Royal
January 2 Lauren Lane / Tini Tun / Mar-C / Nik Nik @ Kool Beach Club
January 2 Akbal Music Label Showcase: special guest Sebo K + Afrilounge / Robbie / Muan / Fredo Cortez / Mobius Strum / Max Jacobson / Dave Powers @ Canibal Royal
January 3 John Digweed / Craig Pettigrew / Paskal & Vesselinov / Jeff Gold @ Kool Beach Club
January 3 Life and Death vs Scissor & Thread Label Showcase: Thugfucker / Pillow Talk / Frank & Tony / Black Light Smoke @ Mamita’s Beach Club
January 4 Daniel Dubb / Endo + special guests TBA via BPM Twitter @thebpmfestival and Facebook @ Kool Beach Club hosted by Bal en Blanc
January 4 Cityfox Label Showcase: Gregorythme (live) / Lee Jones / Mark Henning + Listed artists @ Mamita’s Beach Club hosted by Listed Productions
January 5 ***BPM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT*** Therapy Line-up TBA @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 5 ***BPM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT*** My Favorite Robot Label Showcase: special guest Shaun Reeves + James Teej / My Favorite Robot / Metrika / Donovan / Jonny Cruz @ Canibal Royal
January 6 Saved Label Showcase: Nic Fanciulli / Matthias Tanzmann / Stacey Pullen / Ross Evana @ Kool Beach Club
January 6 No.19 Music Label Showcase: Art Department / Nitin / Deniz Kurtel / Tanner Ross / Dead Seal / Louie Fresco / Miguel Puente @ Canibal Royal
January 6 Give It to Me Old School: Addy @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 7 Toolroom Knights: Mark Knight / Adam K / D. Ramirez / Nik Nik @ Kool Beach
January 7 All Day I Dream: Lee Burridge + special guest Matthew Dekay @ Mamita’s Club
January 7 Therapy Line-up TBA @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 8 Hed Kandi: Steve Aries / Nik Nik / Kenyon Clidero @ Kool Beach
January 8 Hot Creations vs Crosstown Rebels: Richy Ahmed / Robert James / Russ Yallop / Danny Daze + more! @ Mamita’s Beach Club
The BPM Festival 2012 Night Events
December 30 Danny Howells / Sean Miller / Omar Labastida @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
December 30 Air London presents A Night in the Air: Simon Baker / Kate Simko / Nitin / Bioniq @ TBA
December 31 ***NYE 2012*** Circo Loco & The BPM Festival present Danny Tenaglia / Luca Bacchetti / Andrew Grant @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 1 Cecille Label Showcase: Nick Curly / DJ Sneak / Neno @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 1 Superfreq: Mr. C / Three / XO-Chic / Damian Romero @ La Santanera
January 2 Viva Music Label Showcase: Steve Lawler / Lee Burridge / Leon @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 2 Heidi presents the Jackathon vs Varsity All Stars: Heidi / Crazy Larry / Mike Khoury / Naveen G / Mar-c @ La Santanera
January 3 Sci+Tec Label Showcase: Dubfire / Davide Squillace / Carlo Lio / Shadwplay (live) / The Junkies @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 3 Clandestine Agency Showcase: Guy Gerber / Nina Kraviz / Tato / Fary @ La Santanera
January 4 Movement + BPM present Minus showcase: Richie Hawtin / Gaiser (live) / Ambivalent @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 4 Dirty South / Serge Devant / Joee Cons @ Pink Elephant
January 4 Culprit Label Showcase: Lee Foss / Droog / Dan Ghenacia / Nymra & Sofisticated / Mightykat @ La Santanera
January 5 ***BPM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT*** Desolat label showcase: Loco Dice / Martin Buttrich (live) / tINI / Guti (live) @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 5 ***BPM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT*** Cedric Gervais / Funkagenda / Manzone and Strong @ Pink Elephant
January 5 ***BPM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EVENT*** Soul Clap / Wolf + Lamb @ La Santanera
January 6 Stereo MTL presents Marco Carola all night @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
January 6 Boris / Richie Santana / Peter Bailey / Danny Torrence @ Pink Elephant
January 6 Jojo Flores / Halo @ La Santanera
January 7 Steve Angello / Uppercut @ Blue Parrot Beach Club hosted by Glow DC
January 7 Rebel Cave: Damian Lazarus / Jamie Jones / Art Department @ Alux Cave
January 7 Younan Music Label Showcase: Saeed Younan / Pleasurekraft / Addy / Tara Brooks @ La Santanera
January 8 BPM Closing Party: Behrouz / Marko Nastic @ Blue Parrot Beach Club
The BPM Festival is proud to be working with the following promotional partners: All Day I Dream, Circo Loco, Clandestine Agency, Give It To Me Old School, Glow DC (Washington), Listed Productions, Movement (Detroit), Stereo MTL, Superfreq, Therapy, Varsity All Stars, andVessel/Base (San Francisco).
The BPM Festival is an annual world-class electronic music festival which takes place in idyllic Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, heralding in the new year. Originally designed as an elite dance music industry networking event, the festival has morphed into an international mélange of electronic music lovers, DJs, producers, revelers and partygoers. Named one of Mixmag’s 10 Best International Parties, the BPM Festival in 2011 hosted 120 of the best DJs and producers playing day & night for 10 sun-drenched days in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean featuring world class international DJs and producers, which in the past has included: Behrouz, Damian Lazarus, Dubfire, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Laidback Luke, Lee Burridge, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Stacey Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, and many more. BPM parties are hosted both day & night at multiple venues around the beautiful resort town, tucked into the coastline of the Mayan peninsula, warm turquoise Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, mysterious jungles and ancient ruins. With a variety of luxurious and affordable boutique hotels and endless number of places for dining, dancing, beach parties and clubbing, the BPM Festival is a perfect opportunity for music lovers and party-goers all around the world to escape winter and revel in the sun.