Iain Thomson

Recent Features by Iain Thomson (Editor in Chief)

A respected dance music journalist, DJ, and radio presenter Iain has many years experience on Ibiza as a clubber, DJ, and journalist. As Editor in Chief for Essential Ibiza Iain is responsible for the unrivalled island news coverage we are famous for. With over two decades of DJing in clubs in and around Glasgow, the UK and around the world, Iain accepted a position as assistant Editor at respected UK music publication M8 Magazine. Having fallen in love with Ibiza during his first trip to the island in 1983, he returned regularly on magazine and DJ duties. It was during this time that he first met Charlie Chester, arranging Circo Loco DC10 guest list places for the magazines fashion team. It was during a delayed flight from Ibiza to Glasgow that the first actual meeting took place, with Charlie organising a 4-date tour Magazine of Singapore, Thailand and Australia before take off! After a successful collaboration the working relationship continued before Charlie dropped idea of Essential Ibiza, that he had hatched with Philip Jordan at Blue Marlin Ibiza.

The last four years has seen Iain based in Ibiza, driving the content side of the business before relocating to Singapore to launch Essential Singapore. He spends his time between the two destinations these days, managing the Ibiza team and progressing the websites profile in South East Asia.

DisFunkShon In Paradise Lost
Sir Rocco Winter
A Taste Of Italy In Sir Rocco
LiFT Dec 16 Feat
LiFT Returns To Factory Bar & Smokehouse
La Imprenta Opening by la skimal
La Imprenta Gets Into The Festive Spirit
British Airways A320
British Airways Increase Ibiza Flights
Bck 2 Basics Feat
Symphonic Sound Of Back To Basics Nominated For DJ Mag Best Of British
Boat House 001
Winter In Boat House Ibiza
Homies 001
Get Stranded In Paradise Lost With Homies
La Belle Electree City Feature
La Belle Ibiza Presents ElectreeCity With Seth Troxler
Defected Returns To Eden 2018
Rhythm & Roasts
This Weekend In Factory Bar & Smokehouse
Sir Joan Presents Disco OK!
Ibiza Vibes In STK
somm wine shop by la skimal
SOMM Wine Shop Has The Festive Season Covered
Music On Returns To Amsterdam
KOD Feature
Keep On Dancing Lamuella
Es Caliu
Christmas Market In Es Caliu
Cocoon Sound Of Season
Cocoon Sound Of The 18th Season
Defected Croatia 001
Defected Returns To Croatia
Factory Roast Feature
Rhythms & Roast In Factory Bar & Smokehouse