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SPTL100: Jon Sa Trinxa

Representing the true culture of Ibizan sound since 1994. Jon is Ibiza.

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A double header of music to celebrate 100 podcasts - with island legend Jon Sa Trinxa first up. As resident of the infamous Sa Trinxa beach bar on Las Salinas beach snce 1994, Jon knows Ibiza, and Ibiza knows Jon. If you don't, this is your chance to introduce yourselves. 

As an extra gift, you can also stream a mix by Carl Cox, recorded live from Sands last summer. Don't forget of course it is Carl Cox's 50th Birthday today, and he will celebrating down at Sands itself from 3pm.

Biography

"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side!"Hunter S. Thompson

At school they said my obsession for music may have a detrimental effect on my future. Well you can’t always believe what people say.

My DJ style is Balearic which is like trying to define the undefinable, confused? Many djs are defined by playing a particular genre, Balearic music is kaleidoscope of genres .Balearic djs play all styles. I have been playing from 1987 the early rave scene, beaches, clubs and festivals, all corners of the globe. 

Longest DJ residency and home is Sa Trinxa chiringuito, Ibiza 1994 - 2011. Back in the day I had my own sound system on the beach, I played all day, every day.

Other Residencies:

Manumission, Privilege, Ibiza. 1995 - 2002. Made in Italy, Pacha, Amnesia. Ibiza and all over Italy 1995 - 2006. Sleepless nights Ibiza Reunion at Q Club, Zurich, 1999 - 2009 Space on Sundays for “We Love...” 2007 - 2009. Pikes. 2008 Atzaro 2007 - 2008. Karma Kandara, Nammos Beach Club 2009 -2011 NYE. Opera House. Sydney 20009-2010. The Dracula Club St Moritz... played extensively in Europe, UK, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Zurich Bern, St Moritz, Austria, Greece, Georgia, S America; Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, Antigua, N.America; San Francisco, New Orleans, Salt Lake City, Russia, Moscow, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Perth, Margaret River, Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Neusa, Bali, Goa.

More great music in celebration of 100 Ibiza Spotlight Podcasts from Carl Cox. Click the photo below.

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