3-4 Weeks
La Torre Ibiza Volumen Dos


Double LP version. Gatefold sleeve. 180 gram vinyl. Hostal La Torre gives no credence to the celebrity culture that exists elsewhere in Ibiza. Once through its doors, the sun is the only star, as La Torre strives to protect the intimacy and magic that Ibiza was built upon. 2016 saw La Torre launch the first edition of their compilation (HLTR 001CD/LP), which went on to be named one of Resident Advisor's top five mixes of 2016. La Torre Ibiza Volumen Dos is compiled by Mark Barrott and Pete Gooding, both integral to La Torre's musical identity and the wider Balearic scene. Pete Gooding holds over three decades of experience as a DJ, including over twenty years sound tracking sunset at the notorious Cafe Mambo in Ibiza, while Mark Barrott has become the face of Balearic, featured in the Guardian, Pitchfork, NPR, and The Fader for his sublime productions and forward thinking International Feel label. The mix includes obscure and much coveted material from the likes of old veterans Vangelis and John Barry, through to a new generation of musical eccentrics such as Lord Of The Isles, Tornado Wallace, and La Torre's own Mark Barrott with an exclusive track. It skirts the outer peripheries of oddities to reimagine what is considered du jour, resulting in a charmed and esteemed choice of music that reflects the audience of La Torre -- a cosmopolitan, original, and radical set from all walks of life. Gooding and Barrott on the release: "Our hope is that even if you haven't yet visited us at La Torre, this collection of music will help you on this journey and if you have shared the majesty of the sunset with us, we hope it will transport you back to that glorious moment when the stillness and feeling of connectedness is so joyous it's almost overwhelming." Tucked away in a secluded spot on the west coast of the island, Hostel La Torre reinvents the Balearic spirit pioneered by Alfredo Fiorito at Amnesia and José Padilla at Café del Mar in the early '80s, carving the footprints of a new and inspiring avant-garde scene in Ibiza's next chapter. Also features: Dip In The Pool, Ishi Vu, Oumou Sangaré, Fuga Ronto, The Durutti Column, Marvin Franklin, True Underground Sound Of Rome, (Don't Ask), Pitto, Dario Domingues & Tupac Amaru, Blue Gas, and Eric Serra.