Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of clubbing on the iconic White Isle with the captivating new BBC podcast series, ‘Ibiza: What’s the Big Deal’. Hosted by Radio 1 Future Dance presenter Sarah Story, this incredible podcast is tailor-made for younger listeners planning their first unforgettable journey to Ibiza.
Spanning eight fascinating episodes, each segment delves into a different facet of life and nightlife on the island, offering an in-depth exploration of its history, evolution, and contemporary club culture. From the legendary Balearic sunsets at Café Mambo to the hedonistic havens like Pikes and Manumission, and the influence of the free-spirited hippy travelers who laid the groundwork for the island’s renowned music and arts scene – every aspect is covered.
Take a nostalgic trip down memory lane as the series reflects on Radio 1 and the BBC’s longstanding connection with Ibiza’s vibrant summer season. Join us for an exhilarating night out at HÏ Ibiza, the winner of the prestigious 2023 DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs reader poll. Along the way, we revisit countless classic tunes, and we don’t shy away from some serious questions – like what constitutes the best night out on the island and whether the rising prices have made a trip unaffordable for the average clubber.
Throughout the series, you’ll be treated to insights and memories shared by a star-studded lineup of high-profile figures who have played pivotal roles in Ibiza’s electronic music story. From the seasoned veterans like Pete Tong, David Guetta, Eats Everything, Judge Jules, Fat Tony, and Norman Cook to the rising stars like Greta Levaka, Jaguar, ALISHA, LF System, Sam Divine, and Arielle Free – these voices paint a colorful tapestry of Ibiza’s cultural significance. Even DJ Mag tech and Ibiza editor Mick Wilson adds his expert contributions.
Sarah Story, the host, expresses her excitement for the series, saying, “Ibiza is such a special place. For many Radio 1 listeners, we are their first taste of this iconic island and the reason they go on to visit. This podcast explores how Ibiza became the most important global dance destination and offers a fresh take on what modern-day Ibiza looks like for the new wave of ravers. From the weird to the wonderful, the wild, and the downright outrageous – we’ll show you the true essence of Ibiza for our younger audience.”
Don’t miss out on this thrilling journey through Ibiza’s rich club culture and history. Tune in to ‘Ibiza: What’s the Big Deal’ and experience the magic of the White Isle like never before!
Written by: Artificial Intelligence Technology