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.

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One More Time Presents We Love Ibiza
Cirque De La Nuit Ibiza Boat Party Crowd Champagne Showers
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Circoloco Feat
Circoloco Opens 21st Summer On May 20 2019
Heart Factory
Heart Factory Returns For 2019
Night Fever
Lio Welcomes Felix Da Housecat
La Troy HEART Ibiza
HEART Ibiza Presents LA TROYA
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Musset Presents Gypsy Soul
Cocoon Reveals Ushuaïa Ibiza Line Up
Pukka Up Presents WNDRLND
Mint Opening Feature
Mint Lounge Ibiza Opening 2019
Dixon Brings Transmoderna To Pacha
IBIZA Experience Fair 2019
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Glitterbox Reveals 2019 Line Up
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Cocoon Announces 10 Amnesia Dates
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Aiyanna Ibiza Set For 2019
Defected Reveals 2019 Season Line Up
Hï Ibiza Presents Bodyworks 2019
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IMS Ibiza Announces B2B Pairings 2019
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Chiringuito Blue Announces 2019 Opening Date