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7 DJs tell us how to get a gig in Ibiza

Tips on playing Ibiza for the first time from Miguel Campbell, wAFF, Russ Yallop and more

  • Johnny Lee
  • 28 June 2017

Right now, Ibiza is packed with hundreds of young bedroom DJs trying to score work. The dream of playing at Amnesia, Pacha or Privilege seemed feasible when they first landed at the start of the summer, but after a few weeks on the island many White Isle newbies are starting to realise the truth: that scoring an Ibizan residency is going to be harder than they thought.

Ibiza’s next generation will have to do a little PRing or ticket selling just to get by. And then when the chance to jump behind the decks and showcase their talents finally arrives, they must be ready to make the most of the opportunity. But how do you prepare for a situation you’ve never experienced before? We asked seven DJs who came to Ibiza on a shoestring how they fought their way up the Balearic food chain to score regular sets in Ibiza.

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