“Playa del VIBE” BPM Festival 2013 Exclusive: Ellen Allien


Escape the winter chill this January and start making plans to be straight chillin’ at The BPM Festival 2013. “Playa del VIBE,” is a your weekly countdown source where you’ll find insider 411 from this year’s elite offering of electronic scions leading up to the storied Mexican music-a-thon.

Break out the Cervezas, enjoy the break, wait for for the breakdowns, dance to the breakbeats… going down January 4, 2013 – January 13th, 2013 in Playa del Carmen.

This Week on the Decks: Ellen Allien

VIBE: What can we expect from your performance at BPM Fest?
Ellen Allien: Allien Dance Set: tech meets power house and breaks.

Which act are you most looking forward to catching if you have time? Why?
I will arrive on January 7th and then I will just let myself go. I would like to see as much as I can, just to enjoy all the amazing artists and listen to the new tracks my DJ friends are playing. I’m also really excited about the location and to discover the different dance floors.

BPM Festival means: (INSERT THREE WORDS)!
Beach parties. I love it! Close to the sun, the moon and the sea..cosmic magic!

Best reason you can think of for going to the BPM Festival 2013?
Meeting people and spending some time with my friends from Circo Loco. Playing fun kicking tracks to create something special on the dance floor.

Tips to surviving all the parties for BPM Festival first timers?
Put your sneakers on and bring a good vibe to Mexico.

Latest or upcoming release we should pay attention to?
Our label’s newest release is from Kiki.
Artist: Kiki feat. Shaun J. Wright – Spending Time Together (BPC260)

Track Listing:
1. Through Darkness feat. Shaun J Wright (Dark Dub)
2. Through Darkness feat. Shaun J Wright (Original Mix)
3. Spending Time Together feat. Shaun J Wright

Catch Ellen Allien: January 7th Night Circo Loco with Seth Troxler, The Martinez Brothers, Maceo Plex, Tale Of Us, Andrew Grant, Ellen Allien System of Survival at Coco Maya Night Club