Dec 15, 2011
BPM Music Festival
Luca Bacchetti - Tango (Original Mix) [Crosstown Rebels]
Nick Curly - Sun City (Original Mix) [Cocoon]
Loco Dice - Loose Hooks (Original Mix) [Minus]

Named one of Mixmag’s best international parties, BPM is not just your ordinary EDM festival. Originally designed as a networking event for the world’s top dance music talent, the spectacular international event has since become something far more substantial. This year, the festival will play host to more than 200 DJs and 23 label showcases. The lineup is stacked to and through the roof, and with beautiful Playa Del Carmen as the backdrop, you really can’t go wrong here (full lineup after the jump).

This year marks the fifth year anniversary for the BPM festival, and the event promises to set the Mexican Riviera abuzz. With events planned in eight venues day and night for 10 consecutive days (Dec 30-Jan 8) in the cozy resort town setting, its clear that this will be Mecca for the most hardcore electronic music enthusiasts and professional partiers all over the world.

You can’t host a ten-day event this time of the year and not also throw down in epic fashion for New Year’s Eve. I spent last New Years at Shpongle/Infected Mushroom in NYC. This year, I’m looking forward to seeing New York legend Danny Tenaglia and Italian producer extraordinaire Luca Bacchetti throw down under the Mexican moonlight. BPM is truly shaping up to look like an outrageous experience! If you’re adventurous and you can afford the travel expenses, this looks like the party of a lifetime. Do it up. Hop a plane, go to Mexico, and get down with the best DJs the world has to offer.

Label Showcases:

Akbal Music, Air London, Cecille Records, Cityfox, Crosstown Rebels, Culprit, Desolat, Digital Delight, Hed Kandi, Hot Creations, Life and Death, Minus, My Favorite Robot, No. 19 Music, Saved Records, Sci+Tec, Scissor & Thread, Toolroom Records, VIVa MUSiC, and Younan Music.

Artist Lineup:

Adam K, Afrilounge, Ambivalent, Andrew Grant, Antonio Piacquadio, Art Department, Behrouz, Boris, Carlo Lio, Cedric Gervais, Craig Pettigrew, Crazy Larry, D. Ramirez, Damian Lazarus, Dan Ghenacia, Daniel Dubb, Danny Daze, Danny Howells, Danny Tenaglia, Danny Torrence, Davide Squillace, Denize Kurtel, Dirty South, DJ Sneak, Droog, Funkagenda, Frank & Tony, Gaiser, Gregorythme, Guti, Guy Gerber, Halo, Hector, Heidi, James Teej, Jamie Jones, John Digweed, Jojo Flores, Julien Loreto, Kate Simko, Lauren Lane, Lee Burridge, Lee Foss, Lee Jones, Loco Dice, Louie Fresco, Luca Bacchetti, Marco Carola, Mark Henning, Mark Knight, Martin Buttrich, Matthew Dekay, Matthias Tanzmann, Metrika, Michelangelo, Miguel Puente, Mr C, My Favorie Robot, Naveen G, Nic Fanciulli, Nick Curly, Nina Kraviz, Nitin, Pillow Talk, Peter Bailey, Pleasurekraft, Richie Hawtin, Richie Santana, Richy Ahmed, Robbie Akbal, Robert James, Russ Yallop, Saeed Younan, Sean Miller, Sebo K, Serge Devant, Shdwplay, Shaun Reeves, Simon Baker, Soul Clap, Stacey Pullen, Steve Angello, Steve Lawler, Tanner Ross, The Junkies, Thugfucker, Three, tlNl, Uppercut, Wolf+Lamb, and more.

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