Michaelangelo L'Acqua Bio
Michelangelo L’Aqua has a bit of a music background – he started his career as Tom Ford Music Director for Gucci and YSL in ‘99, then went on to produce music for runway shows, DJs around the world, and now is currently the Global Music Director for W Hotels and has his own record label ‘Gyoza’ coming out in 2012.
Q&A with Simeon Friend
UJ talks to Simeon Friend, owner of The Shop Ibiza and founding partner and production manager of the IMS about this year’s summit.
Jodie Harsh UJ Mixtape October 2010
You’ll have to get into the haunted lift to gain access to Jodie Harsh’s 31st and 32nd floor nightmarish night. Then face another bad dream as Amanda Lepore takes to the stage to perform the likes of ‘My Hair Looks Fierce’, supported by Big Apple rapper Cazwell, resident DJs Kris d’Angelis and Tom Stephan, and performance-artist and professional vomiter, Scottee. Talk about haunted – for life.
Podcast: Kitten Mix by J Saintil
It took long enough. But finally the London-based DJ (and sometime UJ contrib) Jean-Robert Saintil has finally released his first EP on trend-bucking label, meplusone. To celebrate, he and his NY-based cohort for the Medicine parties, DJ Stimulus, explore the UK/US disco connection. Turn it up and let loose!
UJ x AudioSushi Podcast: Ibiza
If Ibiza will not come to Mohammed… then Mohammed can at least crank up the volume and make believe, can't he? For our latest exclusive podcast, AudioSushi have crafted a playlist of pure island joy – you can practically hear the warm sand between the beats, the long cocktails and late nights, and always in the background those clear, perfect waters. So turn it up loud and proud, people. It's officially Ibiza o'clock. Wherever you are.
A million miles from your usual office-friendly mix, the new AudioSushi/Urban Junkies playlist is a thumping, heaving affair to bring a little of the Winter Music Conference magic to these nippier shores. If you're are going to be in Miami for this year's WMC (which kicks of mañana) then drop us a line – and if there's enough of a UJ crew, maybe we'll see what we can muster… But should you find yourself stuck in the Big Smoke, fear not: from David Guetta and Will.I.Am to LMFAO, Major Lazer to Texass Instruments, just hit play, crank it up, close your eyes and make believe…