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Long sets and techno heavies: Cocoon Ibiza’s 2013 line-ups

While techno might be positively taking over the White Isle, Cocoon at Amnesia still represents the sound’s strongest adventure into the Ibiza superclubs. Papa Sven and co. have just unveiled what we can expect when they return to their residency in June – a powerful, stripped-back approach that puts the focus on allowing the heavies to flex their muscles with all-night sets.

Launching on Monday 6th June, Coccoon’s enigmatic frontman will return as the leading resident Sven Vath, alongside fellow strongman Ricardo Villalobos, who’ll be splitting their duties between the main room and the terrace, and playing special “all night long” sets across several of the 17 parties across the season.

It’s a simple, yet tantalising approach that’s reflected throughout the season’s bookings. In addition to the resident’s all-night sets, there will never more than two DJs playing in each room on any given evening, meaning that the blockbuster cast of guests, including Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Dixon, Seth Troxler, Chris Liebing, Adam Beyer, Loco Dice and Marcel Dettmann among others, will really be allowed to get into the groove with extended sets. As it’s so succinctly put by Cocoon themselves: “We want to emphasise the artist’s work.”

In addition, there will be at least one live act showcased each week, with an A-class list of live techno talent playing across the club’s two rooms. Seasoned performers like Henrik Schwarz, Ame and Guy Gerber (who’ll be popping over from his new Pacha residency) will be playing alongside fresher names like Makam, Julien Bracht and Kink.

Remaining in tune with Cocoon’s love of brash marketing, the theme of the 14th Season will be ‘Into the Magic’, with jungle visuals selected to represent the party’s famed hedonism this time around. Check out the Cocoon Ibiza lineups in full below…

Cocoon Ibiza line-ups:

Monday 10/06 Grand Opening:

Main Room: Sven Ví¤th, Sascha Dive, Guy Gerber live

Terrace: Ricardo Villalobos, Dorian Paic, Julien Bracht live

Monday 17/06:

Main Room: Adam Beyer, Dubfire

Terrace: Luciano, Mathias Kaden, Matt John

Monday 24/06:

Main Room: Chris Liebing, Daniel Stefanik

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th, Seth Troxler

Monday 01/07:

Main Room: Sven Ví¤th all night long, Henrik Schwarz live

Terrace: Ricardo Villalobos all night long, Makam live

Monday 08/07:

Main Room: Chris Liebing, Ben Klock

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th, Luciano

Monday 15/07:

Main Room: Marcel Dettmann, Ilario Alicante, Mathew Jonson Live

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th all night long, Kink live

Monday 22/07:

Main Room: Dubfire, Daniel Stefanik & Mathias Kaden b2b

Terrace: Loco Dice, Guti live

Monday 29/07:

Main Room: Sven Ví¤th all night long, Planetary Assault Systems live

Terrace: Ricardo Villalobos, Ar:pia:r

Monday 05/08:

Main Room: Chris Liebing, Adam Beyer

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th, Ricardo Villalobos

Monday 12/08:

Main Room: Sven Ví¤th, Mathias Kaden

Terrace: Loco Dice, Carl Craig, tINI

Monday 19/08:

Main Room: Adam Beyer, Ellen Allien, Christian Burkhardt live

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th, Richie Hawtin

Monday 26/08:

Main Room: Chris Liebing, Ben Klock

Terrace: Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Felipe Valenzuela

Monday 02/09:

Main Room: Mathias Kaden, Ilario Alicante, Martinez

Terrace: Raresh, Dorian Paic, Onur í–zer

Monday 09/09:

Main Room: Sven Ví¤th, Marcel Dettmann

Terrace: Loco Dice, Dixon, í‚me live

Monday 16/09:

Main Room: DJ Koze, DJ W!ld, Roman Flügel

Terrace: Sven Ví¤th, Alejandro Mosso live

Monday 23/09:

Main Room: Adam Beyer, Gaiser live, special guest tbc

Terrace: Ricardo Villalobos all night long

Monday 30/09 Grand Closing:

Sven Ví¤th, Ricardo Villalobos, Raresh, more acts tbc