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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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Artist: Michael Klein
Release: CORDIG038
Release Medium: Digital
Release Date: 17th July 2020

Tracklist:
Medusa
My Castle
Their Kingdom
Noises

Michael Klein makes a big impact once again on Cocoon recordings as this runaway train of an EP careers towards a sound system near you. But there’s more to these lessons in slamming techno than first meets the eye. The entire release is awesome in both scope and execution, with a level of sonic precision and controlled aggression that will dominate any dancefloor.

The riotous first cut Medusa jumps straight in with a cascading rush of energy. Searing synths, percolating acid and pounding beats jostle for position like the writhing knot of snakes referenced in the title. My Castle employs a glitchy, filtered intro that makes for a perfect mixing tool. The air is suddenly sucked out as thumping, subsonic 909s and scratchy textures melt the synapses, bringing on a rush of enormous proportions. Klein explores every variant to its logical conclusion, making sure there’s no doubt about who’s king of this castle.

Their Kingdom is an exercise in stuttering, looping techno for the purists. Clean and heavy definitely wins the race here as we’re enveloped in a cavernous breakdown and darkness falls.
Noises rounds things off in a melee of squawking mechanical bleeps and lethal, metallic percussion. A distant melody dares to enter the fray and like the legions of dancers transfixed by Klein‘s vision, it must surrender to the intensity or be swept aside.
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Medusa
07 / 2020

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Michael Klein - Medusa

Artist: Michael Klein
Release: CORDIG038
Release Medium: Digital
Release Date: 17th July 2020

Tracklist:
Medusa
My Castle
Their Kingdom
Noises

Michael Klein makes a big impact once again on Cocoon recordings as this runaway train of an EP careers towards a sound system near you. But there’s more to these lessons in slamming techno than first meets the eye. The entire release is awesome in both scope and execution, with a level of sonic precision and controlled aggression that will dominate any dancefloor.

The riotous first cut Medusa jumps straight in with a cascading rush of energy. Searing synths, percolating acid and pounding beats jostle for position like the writhing knot of snakes referenced in the title. My Castle employs a glitchy, filtered intro that makes for a perfect mixing tool. The air is suddenly sucked out as thumping, subsonic 909s and scratchy textures melt the synapses, bringing on a rush of enormous proportions. Klein explores every variant to its logical conclusion, making sure there’s no doubt about who’s king of this castle.

Their Kingdom is an exercise in stuttering, looping techno for the purists. Clean and heavy definitely wins the race here as we’re enveloped in a cavernous breakdown and darkness falls.
Noises rounds things off in a melee of squawking mechanical bleeps and lethal, metallic percussion. A distant melody dares to enter the fray and like the legions of dancers transfixed by Klein‘s vision, it must surrender to the intensity or be swept aside.

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Harald Björk
Shiftings
05 / 2020

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Harald Björk - Shiftings

Artist: Harald Björk
Release: CORDIG037
Release Medium: Digital
Release Date: 29th May 2020

Tracklist:
Carry Through The Winter
Waldmeister
Weasel Magic
Walking Path
Motor City Jarlaberg
Spektrum
Shiftings
202 Day
Medan Du Sov
Vals
Anno 2004
Dubtrack
Organic As Love
Track Of Life

We need to tell you about “Shiftings”. It is a beautiful new album by Harald Björk.
We knew it had been germinating but timing is everything you know. When Harald gave us this album it simply lit the office up. Cocoon Recordings were right to be patient. It blew us away.
Haralds early ideas circled around since “The Sound Of The 17th Season” and then evolved into this brave music that belongs in the here and now, also representing the organic progression of the relationship between Harald and Cocoon Recordings. It is an intricate album about communication and soul and new mysteries. It is about sharing. And we want to share it with you. We hope it will embrace you as it did us and perhaps point some light to the end of this long murky tunnel. It is that good. We really hope you enjoy "Shiftings" by Harald Björk.

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Dots And Pearls 6
01 / 2020

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Various Artists - Dots And Pearls 6

Artist: Various Artists
Release: CORLP047
Release Medium: 12" / digital
Release Date: 24th January 2020

Tracklist:
Eduardo de la Calle feat. Romina Cohn – I’m Losing My Mind
Fabe – Call Of Origin
Adana Twins – Origo
Juan Sanchez – Narcissus
Michael Klein – Continuation
Rico Puestel – Perpetua mobilia
Radu Dracul – Spectrae
Joe Metzenmacher, Borka & The Gang – Magic Talk

January is the month for dreaming, or so the saying goes and there’s more than enough on 2020’s Dots and Pearls 6 to satisfy the wildest flights of fantasy, as Cocoon Recordings invites well known international artists to once again rub shoulders with some of the freshest new talents around.

First up, Eduardo de la Calle & Romina Cohn’s “I’m Losing My Mind“ does a decent job helping us lose ours. Taking the classic DBX template as a start point, Cohn‘s random, spaced out musings elevate things to another level as they filter through all manner of machinery, bathing the hypnotic percussion in a lysergic glow. Fabe’s “Call of Origin“ pulls no punches either, the energetic, bass driven intro bouncing its way centre stage before expanding into lush open spaces with occasional melodic scatters and washes of warm pads that radiate good vibes.

Over the last couple of years, Adana Twins have rightly consolidated there position at the top table, so it’s a pleasure to have them on board with “Origo“. Like snake charmers relentlessly teasing and twisting the infectious hook line in all manner of directions, they demonstrate complete control of their art, pushing all the right buttons to bring things nicely to the boil. As with all Cocoon compilations the deeper you dive, the stranger the vibe and Juan Sanchez delivers a dose of trance-inducing, minimal techno. Abiding by the same dogma as the track before, “Narcissus“ offsets a constantly morphing hypnotic hook line with raw, stripped 909 beats in a classic mid 90‘s style.

Michael Klein’s “Continuation“ maintains the intensity as Cocoon’s Techno Tardis transports the listener even further back to a sweaty early nineties warehouse. It could be London, it could be Berlin... wherever it is, it sure sounds like home. Rico Puestel then snuffs out the candle, plunging us back into darkness. With “Perpetua Mobilia“ he unleashes a deep, prowling beast of a track that reminds us that just when you think you‘ve got a handle on Cocoon, it sheds its skin again, revealing yet another mask behind the mask.

As we motor on towards morning, Radu Dracul adds some bite to proceedings with “Spectrae“, a slow burning psychedelic trip with gently percolating acid lines that smooth out the rough textures of the preceding tracks before giving way to a cavernous breakbeat inflected breakdown. And then finally, Joe Metzenmacher and Borka & The Gang close out the collection, paying homage to the melodic side of Detroit with the quirky, idiosyncratic yet ultimately beautiful “Magic Talk“. It surrounds the dance floor in a warm embrace as keys, strings and bass combine effortlessly to produce a priceless moment of collective euphoria that sees us safely home.

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