Dutch Masterclass In Hï Ibiza

Posted on June 22, 2018

Words: Jason Eybe

Images: Andrei Oprescu

Wednesday night in Hï Ibiza is very much a Dutch masterclass; with Armin van Buuren showing why he has been one of the dominant forces in trance for as long as we can remember in The Theatre and, the raw energy and passion of deadly duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano delivering a more big room house sound in The Club, there is something for everyone that loves the sound of a four-four beat bursting out the speaker! We dropped in on Wednesday night to celebrate the opening party, as guests Vini Vici and Rueben De Ronde joined Armin and The Club welcomed Mark Knight and Illyus & Barrientos.

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu
Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Having quickly cemented it position on the island during the course of its debit summer, Hï Ibiza headed into its second summer without the huge weight of expectation that the previous year carried. Through a series of high profile residencies and well thought through line-up’s it has successfully introduced itself to the clubbing community; of course the state-of-the-art facilities, the unbelievable sound and light capability and the platform it offers international artists to perform on didn’t do it any harm either! Ibiza 2018 has already witnessed some fantastic gatherings and we were looking forward to the return of the Wednesday night party as we eased into the Theatre. The magnitude of the room stills makes an impression, and as Ruben De Ronde works his magic on an already packed dancefloor, the visuals and lighting combine to mesmerise all!

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu
Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

The Club is a more intimate, darker, dare we say clubbier vibe and Glasgow duo Illyus & Barrientos delivered the perfect early set, with chunky beats, intricate basslines and cleverly planned journey setting a very nice scene indeed as Toolroom Records boss mark Knight took over. No stranger to the Ibiza crowd – or any global crowd for that matter, there are few airline pilots that clock up the miles that Mark Knight does. He proceeds to take The Club and kick things up a notch or two. The room of packed, the atmosphere electrifying and, as he leaps on to the top of the booth, he is met with a roar of approval from an appreciative dancefloor. Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano are impossible not to like. Their energy is infectious, once they get behind the booth, they’re sole aim is the dancefloor and they never fail to deliver. We leave the club throbbing as we re-visit The Theatre for Armin’s return.

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu
Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Armin van Buuren is one of the most consistent of the A-list DJs; his love for what he does is evident the minute he takes over the booth. The ear-to-ear grin and hands in the air motion are signature moves and his ability to capture your nerve ends through music is bordering on spooky! Trance, when delivered by a master, is still one of the most engaging of the dance genres, and make no mistake, Armin van Buuren is a master! He works his crowd with a selection of monumental tracks, with delicious synth loops, fierce basslines and ethereal vocals he delivers a journey fitting of the occasion. The shard of light that burst across the floor from the lighting rig help set the mood, as a capacity Theatre welcomes back one of its favourites. Check out Armin van Buuren, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano every Wednesday until September 19.

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu
Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu
Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

Armin Van Buuren Opening by Andrei Oprescu

July 2018

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August 2018

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September 2018

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July 2018

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