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Chilean DJ and producer Chávez, resident at the club La Feria in Santiago de Chile for the last 12 years, will make the walls tremble as you sweat on the dancefloor at Macarena along to his own style of house that lives somewhere between Latin
Ellen Fraatz (aka Ellen Allien) is back in town. This veteran of German electronic music and founder of the BPitch Control label will get you dancing with her signature combination of electro, tecno, minimal and experimental music.
Heading up bands like The Acoustic Blues Company, Down Home and Shine, Hernan Senra – better known by his nickname 'Chino' – has taken his music around Spain and Europe. Accompanying him are The Big Bet, featuring Rod Deville (double bass) and
Aloe Blacc is the latest sensation on the international soul&funk scene. The excellent reception he's had from his latest album, 'Lift Your Spirit' (2013), has helped the mega hit 'Wake Me Up', which he made in 2013 with Swedish DJ Avicii and which
The always irreverent Festival de Electropop Alternativo (Alternative Electropop Festival, F.E.A.) that's spent the last decade helping Barcelona discover true dep bass, has cooked up a special summer special for the big Festa Mayor party in the
Canadian Jacques Greene is one of the key producers in the world of house and R&B fusion, an innovator who is now in the middle of a DJ tour with a big video show to go along with his music.
Spain is enjoying the explosion of what they call 'black music' in the country in recent years, and The Sweet Vandals have been right up there at the vanguard of European soul and funk bands since the release of their first album in 2007. Pioneers
If you find yourself at a loose end on Sunday, don't forget about the Piknic Electronik. This week, the DJ in charge of brightening and lengthening your weekend is Michael Mayer, owner of the Kompakt label.
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The concert series that has been entertaining those around the city all August in the History of Barcelona Museum is coming to an end. This final date is with the trio made up of Daniel Ligorio, Felipe Rodríguez and David Apellániz, who will
'All the hits you can imagine mixed together (now!)'. This is the battle cry of this session that every Wednesday fills the big at Razz with a young clientele (who don't have to get up early) in a party mood. The DJ in charge of making everyone
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