From the depths of the jungle, our headliner will arrive equipped with brand new sounds. A nomad of modern times, who has travelled the continents with his music, Nu is as diverse in his musical styles as he is well travelled. Taking influences from his various homes the producer and trained sound engineer branched out into various genres. Through ten years-long musical journey Nu then found his true calling: instrumentals amalgamated with his electronic production all held together through solid rhythms. It is impossible to choose our favourite mix, so here is everything:
With 13 years behind them as a creative partnership Anthony Middleton and Luca Saporito AKA Audiofly have accumulated unparalleled experience through their endeavours and continue to put everything into maintaining their careers at the highest level. After a chance meeting in 2002, the two men have established a creative empire, which includes two record labels, a global party brand and fashion label. A constant source of positive energy, Audiofly retains a focus on the underground with the depth of knowledge to confidently explore new terrains.
HVOB are Anna Müller and Paul Wallner. Since forming in 2013, the duo have established themselves on the international electronic music scene not just with their releases, but more significantly as a live act as well.
The interdisciplinary art project – prompting an invitation to perform a Boiler Room set in Vienna, touted by American Thump magazine as a contender for an "Album of the Year" award – is a perennial headliner on influential blogs and media such as XLR8R, Resident Advisor, i-D and ARTE after charting high on Beatport and iTunes.
We are excited to announce that the ethereal LUM will be joining us in Careyes. Born in Argentina and based in Riviera Maya, LUM has spent his life steeped in indigenous cultures. This is reflected in his music which is equal parts electronic and world music. The end result is more magical than anything else. Leave the dance floor and dance under the stars. Live the Jungle.
"I am LUM. I will always be a child. A tribute to the wisdom and medicine of the native peoples.”
The Happy Show
Now for a special gem: Born from a mutual passion of rare African music acclaimed musicians Findlay Brown and Xander Ferreira teamed up in New York as: <<The HAPPY SHOW>>, sharing forgotten treasures through unique parties that they host around the globe. The duo has also been working on original material that will be released soon.
Exploring Psychedelic rock and roll from Zambia to Ghana Funk and Ethiopian Jazz, South African 60’s Soul, down to the disco gems of Nigeria and Kenya, they curate a true celebration of the rich history of African music and culture through the most intimate and joyous dance party.
The Happy Show will invite you to express yourself through the transcendent ritual of music and dance.
This duo rides off each other’s hefty musical knowledge and flawless technique with their diverse personas only adding to the intrigue. Anstascia’s unruly demeanor and creative spark spirals against Vivie-Ann’s scienti!c and geek-chic flair in a whirlwind of inspiration and contrast. The result is a force to be reckoned with, a vibe that effortlessly transcends in the studio, behind the booth and more than anything, to the dancefloor.
After 19 years, William Sabatini aka Sabo, with his natural, ever-evolving groove, continues to set the benchmark for future dance music and remain a staple in the dance music community. Heavily influenced by a multitude of cultures from around the world, Sabo’s sound holds much of his intrigue. It’s seductive, yet tasteful. Rhythmic, yet deep. The productions take you along a journey into sound, a sonic landscape that crosses several musical borders and may best be described in the title of his forthcoming album “Vibe Quest”.
We are beyond excited to announce our first artist, Billy Mendez, co-founder of Motel and member of Disco Ruido and Métrika (live act), presents his solo project by the name of MENDRIX
“An intense musical journey that creates an intriguing conversation between maximalism and minimalism, soft but strong, progressive and epic but sharp and space limited. It feels like Billy’s starving to devour the entire world with his musical rebirth.” .” – Damián Romero, General and Artistic Director, Mutek México
Gandalla is a musical project born from the chaos of Mexico City. After the fusion of two counter-intuitive mixing styles between Bubu (Diego Martínez Escalera) and BienMal (Benjamin Malik), the result was a deep symbiotic, intellectual sound, that has gathered the attention of published media and promoters from the best nightclubs in Mexico for over the last 6 years. Gandalla is part of ILS (Latinamerican Institute of Sensibility), and the Mayan Warrior collective, and have played across Mexico's largest music festivals & best nightclubs including a residency at M.N.Roy.
Mandrake is one of the key players in the wake of the Mexican electronic scene of the last decade. A true connoisseur of music since he is the owner and curator of the most prominent underground nightclub in Mexico City, M.N. ROY.