It isn't often that we get the opportunity to release our very own album. Especially not one with such island legends as Alfredo and his son Jamie - performing as The Heritage Project - purveyors of the genre-less Balearic sound. However, we have indeed managed to arrange a collaboration with the island’s most legendary DJ, Alfredo, who collaborates with his son Jaime Fiorito on a regular basis, for a unique aural experience. Together they have created an authentic Ibicenco vibe provided by the people serving up dance music in Ibiza since before the island became the world’s clubbing destination.
After 23 years of publishing printed island guides highlighting the very best that the island has to offer, we launched online in 1999 and we've since built an almost iconic reputation as a source of information and services for Ibiza. The guide aspect remains a central tenet of Spotlight and has allowed us to grow into Ibiza's biggest independent accommodation booker and also one of the leading ticket sellers for Ibiza's club events. Over time other services including car hire, airport transfers, Ibiza Villas bookings and further movements into the musical side of Ibiza, including a podcast, have been developed. Into 2012, the timing is perfect for us to deliver our first compilation album.
Alfredo & Jaime deliver a sublime eclectic selection of classic and future Ibiza records from the likes of Arnold Jarvis, Osunlade, The Backwoods, Jazzanova, Kraak & Smaak and Tuccillo amongst some incredible underground cuts to bring the true Ibiza spirit to life.
Much of this music formed the soundtrack of a very fine evening last Friday as we held our launch party at the Boutique Hostal Las Salinas, with The Heritage Project playing of course! Champagne and tapas flowed throughout ensuring our first, of hopefully many, albums was presented in the best way possible.
Here are the direct iTunes links to the Ibiza Spotlight & DJ Alfredo Present the Heritage Project compilation album.
1 - Love Love Love - Those Guys
2 - Sandbell (Edit) - Tuccillo
3 - Hold Back Love (feat. Lex Empress) [Lovebirds Remix] - Kraak & Smaak
4 - CongoFM - John Julius Knight
5 - White Dwarf - Marco Passarani
6 - Envision (Argy Vocal Mix Edit) - Osunlade
7 - Just Believe (Edit) - Hardrive
8 - Tania (Original Mix) - Harry Choo Choo Romero
9 - Breakthrough - The Backwoods
10 - Take Some Time Out (Club Edit) - Arnold Jarvis
11 - Get Out (Kerri Chandler Remix) - Matrix
12 - Feel It (feat. Bolo) - Azuni
13 - Moribayasa (DJ Kaos Re-Edit) - Abstraxion
14 - All Right (Edit) - 2Vilas
15 - Take Me (Edit) - Tuccillo
The new master of the main room doing his thing in an extended film from Marco Carola's Music O
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The story of the Roland 808 drum machine, as told by a host of names from the electronic music scene
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