The founder of Soundcloud, Alex Ljung, Greg Consiglio (president of SFX Entertainment), Trevor Charles Horn of Sarm Studios and Judy Weinstein, co-founder of Def Mix, the company that became home to great DJs like Frankie Knuckles, David Morales and Satoshi Tomiie are some of the guests at the eighth edition of the Ibiza International Music Summit, better known by its acronym IMS, to be held next week, from 20 to 22 May at the Hard Rock Hotel, localization released last year after a first and fruitful stay at the Ibiza Gran Hotel.
They will be a total of three days of meetings for professionals and specialized press, conferences, debates, launches and roundtables on the subject that gives title to the IMS 2015: ‘Consolidation. Cooperation. Conservation ‘.
The program as always reserve a special space for interviews, which this year
will allow to know more about the personality and work of people like DJs duo Nervo and Patrick Moxey, executive Polygram and Virgin Records, creator of the renowned American label Ultra Records.
Detroit veteran scene and you will be represented by two of its best exponents in a double panel featuring the DJ Carl Craig, owner of the label Planet E, and Mike Banks of Underground Resistance. Geographically, the IMS also will delve into the emerging Asian market and travel to South Africa at the hands of Black Coffee, one of the local artists involved in the charity project Bridges for Music, presented two years ago in the IMS and continues to be involved build bridges to save inequalities through electronic music under the direction of Barrioseta Valentino, founder of an idea that Ibiza has received financial support from the Group B-For.
The IMS will bring its double session also naturally electronics from one of the bastions of Heritage. In the bastion of Santa Llúcia, outdoors, Sven Väth will play on Thursday, Solomun, Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moon while on Friday the guests are Rudimental, Thalab, MK or Zhu. He also will bring visual arts with the presentation of the documentary “A Short Film About Chilling ‘Angus Cameron, for many, along with the Tropicana hotel bar Pikes, one of the reasons which led to the arrival of British tourists to the island.
As the honoree of the year, deserved recipient: Sven Väth and Cocoon party.