Carl Cox on Ibiza 2017: "I'm going in there to rip it up like I used to" - - Mixmag

Carl Cox on Ibiza 2017: "I'm going in there to rip it up like I used to"

Read our exclusive Q+A with The King

  • Louis Anderson-Rich
  • 1 March 2017

Having brought his incredibly popular residency at Space Ibiza to a close last year, Carl Cox's future on the White Isle was up in the air. With the club not renewing its lease and becoming another name in island folklore, Cox's spiritual home was gone.

But never one to let the party finish early (his final residency set at Space lasted 10 hours), the legendary DJ announced his Ibiza return last month with two dates at the world's biggest club Privilege. Bringing his Pure events that he has fashioned in Australia, Cox will be laying down what he calls "raw, unadulterated techno and house" in a stripped back setting that focuses on the music.

We sat down with the Ibiza king to discuss his new nights, the changing face of the island and how new club Hï would fair in Space's absence.

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