Me Ibiza, Music for Dreams – the Sunset Sessions Vol. 7 Compiled by Kenneth Bager & Mixed & Edited by Willie Graff.
ME Hotel, Santa Eularia, Ibiza, The Sunset Sessions Vol 7 is a collaboration between the five star Ibiza, ME Hotel and the worlds leading label for chill out and downtempo music, Music For Dreams.
ME Hotel is located in Santa Eulalia del Rio, a beautiful and peaceful town on the eastern coast of the island, overlooking the clear, turquoise sea. Nestled in a beautiful bay, easily accessible by boat and next to the historical S’Argamassa aqueduct from ancient roman times. A cosmopolitan venue for urban art and music that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Ibiza. Enjoy the weekly Saturday sunset sessions in the Radio Rooftop Bar situated on the 4th floor.
Kenneth Bager from Music For Dreams has curated a list of DJ friends incl., Ibiza legend Dj Pippi, Dj Disse, Chris Coco, George Solar, Mike Salta, Ibiza Legend Alfredo, Willie Graff and youngster Dj Divo. They will provide an essential sunset experience you don’t want to miss! – Every Saturday from 20:00 to midnight.
Danish Legend Kenneth Bager has been a DJ & a regular on Ibiza for almost 40 years. and is Denmark’s most prodigious DJ, and a global torchbearer for Balearic and chilled sounds. Together with his Music For Dreams label he has helped to re-popularise chillout music in it’s spiritual home of Ibiza. Kenneth is also the music curator and promoter of the Apple Flower Festival as well as the internationally renowned Coma Club in Copenhagen. He also hosts a weekly show on Ibiza Sonica and Los Angeles station Dublab plus he has his own streaming radio station & app (Android & iOS) ‘Music For Dreams radio’ on: Musicfordreams.dk.
This double CD is the seventh release in the series of ‘The Sunset Sessions’ and features exclusive tracks including Rheinzand, Dj Pippi feat Carmen, Chris Coco & Camillo, Danish guitar player Jacob Gurevitsch, The Swan And The Lake, German artist Aussteiger, chill out legend Phil Mison aka Ambala, Troels Hammer, Copenema and Islandman, among many others.
Kenneth has selected some seriously beautiful new music for this compilation including the fantastic anthemic “Hey Moloko” by Mike Salta.
Danish ambient artist and producer Emil Breum aka The Swan And The Lake has been making waves the last couple of years with his magnificent productions – Emil has contributed with the beautiful “Son Shine“.
Former Bombay Hotel members Mikkel Nordsø and Ole Theill deliver the essential Indian influenced sunset piece “Alabas” taken from their forthcoming second album on Music For Dreams . The sound of the Mediterranean is represented by the Duo Landikhan and Jose Maria Ramon with their sublime soft flamenco inspired “Flamencongrio” and from Istanbul comes Islandman and his eastern funk collab with Copenema singer Rodrigo Sha and Dj Pippi “Sem Voce“
Danish production Duo Dalholt & Langkilde
Hypnotic, modern electronic hippie vibes are represented by world renowned DJ, composer and live act Be Svendsen with the fantastic clarinet lead new single “Day 3” . Balearic legend DJ Pippi is featured with his brand new track “Feels So Good“ – a collaboration with the artist Carmen. Danish Guitar player Jacob Gurevitsch, known for his album “Lovers In Paris”, has two tracks remixed by Danilo Braca, “In Search Of Lost Time “- sounding like a new balearic anthem – very catchy and the sublime rework of the epic “Spanish Inquisition”.
Born and raised in Ibiza, Lio and Pacha resident, Willie Graff has edited and mixed both discs of the CD and is featured with NYC partner Darren Eboli with their Cafe Del Mar inspired “Bellatrix ” as well as their Beach remix of the Japanese artist Okinawa Delays. A beautiful cover version of Nicolette Larssons “Lotta Love”. Another highlight is the sunny song “Villa Bonita” by legendary chill out DJ and producer Chris Coco and Camillo Miranda. German DJ and producer Aussteiger does a bit of vocoderish sunny boogie biznezz with his “Goldmund” .
Another highlight of this essential package is the superb live act Belgian trio Rheinzand and their jazzy house production“Kills & Kisses“. “Awoke” by London based The Beloved is another great inclusion, a track that was found in the vaults and released on vinyl on Record Store Day. The pop side of things is featured by the melancholic “Leave” by Lips Lips Lips – check the stunning video. Dalholt & Langkilde makes a summery statement with their “Sol” and Langkilde goes solo and keeps jamming on “Getting Together”. Rayet is spreading rhodes and sunshine on the jazzy “Marie Ange”
Danish youngster Lukas Visti – son of producer and record collector extraordinaire Peter Visti, delivers a funky Jimi Hendrix vibe on “Ask”.
Former Cafe Del Mar DJ Phil Mison’s new outing Ambala is represented with his magnificent sunset tribute to the late Dj Sergio “Sergio’s Theme”. Label honcho Kenneth Bager is also included with his latest project Copenema, a Dj Harvey favorite, partly composed and produced in Rio De Janeiro and Copenhagen “So Vejo Voce is pure bliss and the “Nada Mais” track is a collab with with Djs Willie Graff and Dj Pippi and master musician Reinhard Vanbergen – an excellent violin player that is heavily featured on the Kenneth Bager collab “JLP smoked a Doobie” . Another Mediterranean beauty is last track on Cd 1 “Amar Perdi (adagio)” by Danish classical composer Troels Hammer teaming up with Brazilian singer Clara Valente.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the summery vibes that is ME Hotel – The Sunset Sessions
Special Thanks to: Rene & Bernardo from ME Hotel for making this happen.
Só Vejo Você – Copenema
Alabas – Nordsø & Theill
In Search Of Lost Time (Danilo Braca Remix) – Jacob Gurevitsch
Awoke – The Beloved
Son Shine – The Swan And The Lake
Rayet – Marie Ange
Hey Moloko – Mike Salta
Lotta Love (Willie Graff & Darren Eboli Beach Mix) – Okinawa Delays
Flamencongrio – Landikhan, Jose Maria Ramon
Sol – Dalholt & Langkilde
Leave (Kenneth Bager’s Extended Mix) – Lips Lips Lips
Principles of Life – Djosos Krost
Sergios Theme – Ambala
Bellatrix – Willie Graff, Darren Eboli
Amar Perdi – Troels Hammer
Villa Bonita – Chris Coco, Camilo Miranda
JLP Smoked A Doobie – Kenneth Bager, Reinhard Vanbergen
Getting Together – Langkilde
Sem Voce_ – islandman
Ask (Original Mix) – Lukas Visti
Nada Mais – Copenema
Feel so Good – DJ Pippi
Day 3 (Dark Matter Mix) – Be Svendsen
A Billion Stars (Kenneth Bager Edit) – Darren Eboli
Goldmund – Aussteiger
Spanish Inquisition (Danilo Braca Second Inquisition Remix) – Jacob Gurevitsch
Kills And Kisses (Club Mix) – Rheinzand