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Cocoon Ibiza – full season line-up announced!



Cocoon20 – the full line-up

Sven Väth and the whole Cocoon team are delighted and excited to announce the line-up for our 20th anniversary season. Over 20 years we have witnessed so many changes. We caused quite a few of them. But the Cocoon ethos has never changed, never will. Make a party you are proud of, give the artists the space and time to create some magic. Thanks to you the dance floor will do the rest. Come with us a for dive into the past and a dance into the future.

Cocoon Ibiza added Kraftwerk to the anniversary line-up!



Excitement and anticipation. The Platinum anniversary. One of our biggest ever announcements.

Sven Väth presents his favourite giants. Kraftwerk. A 3D multimedia performance for
their first ever visit to Ibiza.

COCOON20 brings you a massive unprecedented Ibiza occasion
13 th September Kraftwerk Sven Väth COCOON20 @Ushuaiaibiza

Tickets: http://bit.ly/cocoon20ushuaia 

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Mon Sep 19

Cocoon20 Grand Closing 30.09.2019

Amnesia / Ibiza / Spain

Sven Väth / Special Guest / ADAM BEYER / Ilario Alicante / ANNA

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Sat Oct 19

Cocoon x Loveland

Warehouse Houthavens / Amsterdam / Netherland

Sven Väth / André Galluzzi / Dubfire / Gregor Tresher / Stephan Bodzin live

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Sat Nov 19

Cocoon at Malaga

París15 / Málaga / Spain

Ilario Alicante / Fabe / Nima Gorji / Ignacio morales

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Michael Klein - Yuzu

Artist: Michael Klein
Release: COR12166
Release Medium: 12" Vinyl / Digital
Release Date: 20th September 2019

Tracklist:
Yuzu
Eureka

A home grown product of the Frankfurt electronic scene, it’s only right that Michael Klein should find his way to Cocoon Recordings. After a string of releases on BLK DRP, Second State and Micro.fon, together with a DJ schedule that’s established him as a well known face on the European techno circuit, destiny has come knocking and the result is a two track EP that will blow the roof off even the most sturdy of clubs.

Thunder clouds gather on “Yuzu“ - a full-on dose of headstrong, slamming techno. Rampant hi hats, a rasping bass and a frenzied acid riff conjure up a deliberately disorientating electric storm that takes a certain amount of pleasure in battering the dance floor like a force ten gale. Plastik snare rolls dominate the breakdowns and whip-crack percussion prolong the audio beatings being dished out on this ‘next generation’ acid-techno.

Klein adds some extra bounce to the raw, pounding beats on “Eureka“, creating a cavernous backdrop that transports you back to the heyday of E-Werk. Then, it’s all aboard the night train as the sounds gradually morph into some kind of demonic locomotive, hissing and spitting out fire and smoke as it cuts a path through the darkness, hurtling full throttle into the abyss where atmospheric tempo changes to the main motif add an extra dimension of mayhem to proceedings.

Warning! Like a surfer waiting for the seventh wave you either rise to the occasion, get on top of these tracks and ride them ecstatically to the shore or you’re gonna find yourself crushed by the relentless power and energy of Michael Klein’s music... and that’s just the way we like it.
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Artist: Michael Klein
Release: COR12166
Release Medium: 12" Vinyl / Digital
Release Date: 20th September 2019

Tracklist:
Yuzu
Eureka

A home grown product of the Frankfurt electronic scene, it’s only right that Michael Klein should find his way to Cocoon Recordings. After a string of releases on BLK DRP, Second State and Micro.fon, together with a DJ schedule that’s established him as a well known face on the European techno circuit, destiny has come knocking and the result is a two track EP that will blow the roof off even the most sturdy of clubs.

Thunder clouds gather on “Yuzu“ - a full-on dose of headstrong, slamming techno. Rampant hi hats, a rasping bass and a frenzied acid riff conjure up a deliberately disorientating electric storm that takes a certain amount of pleasure in battering the dance floor like a force ten gale. Plastik snare rolls dominate the breakdowns and whip-crack percussion prolong the audio beatings being dished out on this ‘next generation’ acid-techno.

Klein adds some extra bounce to the raw, pounding beats on “Eureka“, creating a cavernous backdrop that transports you back to the heyday of E-Werk. Then, it’s all aboard the night train as the sounds gradually morph into some kind of demonic locomotive, hissing and spitting out fire and smoke as it cuts a path through the darkness, hurtling full throttle into the abyss where atmospheric tempo changes to the main motif add an extra dimension of mayhem to proceedings.

Warning! Like a surfer waiting for the seventh wave you either rise to the occasion, get on top of these tracks and ride them ecstatically to the shore or you’re gonna find yourself crushed by the relentless power and energy of Michael Klein’s music... and that’s just the way we like it.

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Cocoon Compilation S

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Cocoon Compilation S
08 / 2019

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Various Artists - Cocoon Compilation S

Artist: Various Artists
Release: CORLP046
Release Medium: Limited Vinyl-Box-Set (including 'Compilation S' CD) / Digital
Release Date: 23rd August 2019

Tracklist:
Love over Entropy – As If
Stimming – The Gift That Never Stops To Give
Talaboman – Big room anthemic groovy pounding trance dub bomb. Superb!
Emanuel Satie – Planet XXX
Edward – End Days
Florian Hollerith – KURZVOR12
Raxon – The Turbulent
Mark Broom – Jaded
Egbert – Tering
Dino Lenny – Keep Changing Basslines
Neil Landstrumm – Flesh Is A Prison
Red Axes – Hevk

It’s that time of year again when Cocoon Recordings goes into overdrive with the next installment of their legendary compilation series. Incredibly, it’s already reached the letter ‘S’ and just like anything of vintage, the passing of time steadily enhances both the depth and the quality. As always the album brings together some of the most relevant artists of the moment, while the vibe is driven by Cocoon’s trusted formula of organic electronics.

Love Over Entropy gets the ball rolling with "As If", offering up smooth, mediterranean vibes designed to stimulate heart-felt communication. It’s an open invitation to leave your troubles at the door, exorcise the ghosts of everyday life and return to the source. Stimming’s "The Gift That Never Stops To Give" continues in a low slung, tribal vein peppered with jazzed out, tubular percussion as the psychedelics gently take hold. Abstract echoes abound and peripheral effects disorientate around an exquisite hook line found gliding over sun drenched shores. John Talabot and Axel Boman aka Talaboman not only win the most bombastic track name of the year competition, but do a good job living up to it on "Big Room Anthemic Groovy Pounding Trance Dub Bomb. Superb! " The extended intro delivers a heightened sense of anticipation, as gentle bleeps, angular trance riffs and weird frequency occilations toast the synapses.

Emanuele Satie’s "Planet XXX" is a perfectly balanced tech house groover, climaxing with an ecstatic breakdown primed to generate an explosion on the dancefloor. "End Days" from Edward then ups the ante with a metallic, New Beat vibe that swamps us in wild analogue noise before the deep brooding pads take over. The abstract, discordant central theme also confirms that we are leaving the warmth and security of the compilation’s opening section for darker territories. Analogue squiggles dominate the opening exchanges on Florian Hollerith’s "KURZVOR12" as the soundsystem starts pounding relentlessly into the early hours. A strong head is certainly required under pressure from the hypnotic, rasping synth lines.

Raxon gets things rolling on "The Turbulent" with electric hihats snaking through a dense mesh of banging snares that accompany a morphing acid line that seems to ricochet off the walls of some cavernous pressure chamber. "Jaded" then takes us into the realms of full-on industrial techno as Mark Broom transports us back to the genre’s mid 90s heyday. Egbert ramps up the distortion on "Tering" with a flapping sub bass, played out across heavenly vox pads and acid washes. The dream like, retro sci-fi motif makes it one of the stand out tracks due to the fusion of a relentless battery of drums with a crystalline beauty.

As we enter the final straight, "Keep Changing Basslines" from Italian maestro Dino Lenny journeys deeper still, before it unfurls to reveal a myriad of arpeggiating synth and bass lines as the vocal sample of the title suggests. Deep, thoughtful and intelligent, there’s also a hint of retro rave culture thrown in for good measure. Neil Landstrumm then takes us to Casio heaven on "Flesh Is A Prison", utilizing crisp sound that carries a laser-guided sting in the tail before Red Axes close things out with "Hevk". A long, spacey intro and more razor-edged riffs that morph and stutter perfectly encapsulate everything that has gone before.

Brimming with timeless melodies, rampaging beats and pressed on eye-catching yellow vinyl, Cocoon’s Compilation ‘S’ effortlessly spans a broad spectrum of contemporary dance music from both veterans and relative fresh talents to the scene. Like a snake constantly shedding its skin, it’s reassuring that in 2019 the genre is still mutating and reinventing itself and above all, has so much more to offer. One of the best Cocoon Compilations without a doubt.

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Artist: Apir, Justin Marchacos
Release: COR12165
Release Medium: Digital / 12" Vinyl
Release Date: 19th July 2019

Tracklist:
Holocene
The Fifth

With another surefire fire hit in the works, Cocoon Recordings demonstrates once again it’s got the stuff that keeps us coming back for more.

The Italian writer Italo Calvino described melancholy as “sadness that has taken on lightness”, an idea that perfectly encapsulates the emotional pull and insatiable drive of top notch melodic techno. “Holocene“ by Apir & Justin Marchacos is just that, an electronic soundscape of epic proportions, built for a huge soundsystem and best experienced under cover of a warm, balmy summer night. Executed with poise, precision and restraint, this expanding mosaic of sound has a classy musical sensibility at it’s heart in the form of a haunting piano part. While the rolling beats, morphing hook lines and seductive breakdowns take the listener to the brink but never let go.

Keeping that in mind, it’s no surprise to find out that Apir is actually the alter ego of Tim Green whose decade long relationship with Cocoon Recordings culminated with last year’s acclaimed “Her Future Ghost“ LP. Here, together with New York freshman Justin Marchacos, he continues this rich vein of form onto the flip side as we’re invited on another deep space exploration in the form of “The Fifth“.

A warm, percolating, arpeggiated bass line acts as the driving force on this stripped down excursion, while gentle automation lends a crackling neon glow to proceedings. It’s a slow burning affair that peaks as gleaming hi hats slice through the darkness to reveal another mystical riff, dancing and flickering in the twilight.

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