ANTS celebrates a decade of being one of Ibiza's most celebrated underground parties this summer, with ANTS 10 YEARS STRONG.
ANTS is known for its innovative and high-concept approach to music events, and this summer’s season at Ushuaïa Ibiza is set to take things to a whole new level. With cutting-edge music and immersive productions on an unprecedented scale, ANTS is sure to be the talk of the town.
The brand has established itself as a platform for up-and-coming talent, and now ANTS is partnering with Beatport for a competition called ANTS: NEXT GEN, offering aspiring DJs the chance to perform on the iconic poolside stage at Ushuaïa Ibiza. The winner will also receive expert mentorship, a production masterclass, and DJ essentials.
The competition judges are some of the industry’s leading DJs and experts, including ANTS 10 YEARS STRONG residents Andrea Oliva, Chelina Manuhutu, SYREETA, Francisco Allendes, and Nic Fanciulli, as well as key members of The Night League, Ushuaïa, and Hï Ibiza. The competition promises to be a fantastic opportunity for aspiring DJs to take their careers to the next level and is sure to be one of the highlights of the summer in Ibiza.
- A DJ set at ANTS 10 YEARS STRONG this summer
- A DJ set on the ANTS ON TOUR
- A studio session with Francisco Allendes (ANTS 10 YEARS STRONG resident DJ)
- A guest mix on ANTS Radio
- An ANTS Playlist takeover
- A digital audit from ANTS in-house marketing team
- A bumper package of ANTS 10 YEARS STRONG merchandise
On top of everything else, the victorious contestant will be awarded a set of Pioneer HDJ-X10 headphones and will be given a lesson by one of Pioneer DJ’s specialists to help them optimize their use of the latest DJ gear. Additionally, Beatport Group is providing a six-month subscription to Beatport Streaming Advanced, a year-long subscription to Loopcloud Studio, as well as Plugin Boutique Scaler 2, Vengeance Sound VPS Avenger, and an Excite Audio Lifeline Console.
To become the next big thing in the house and techno scene, all you have to do is create a 30-minute mix that fits with ANTS’ signature style, and then upload it to Soundcloud before the entry deadline of midnight (CET) on Monday, May 8. You can find the entry guidelines HERE
After the launch of the competition, the ANTS Soundcloud profile will host all the mixes submitted for three weeks. The judging panel for the ANTS: NEXT GEN competition will evaluate the mixes based on three important factors, which include the overall number of listens, the number of likes, and expert opinions. On 17 May, the top 10 entries will be announced before the ultimate winner is declared on 31 May.
This presents an uncommon chance for emerging artists to showcase their skills at the pinnacle of electronic music and join the ANTS community, which is one of the most influential groups in underground electronic music. To learn more about how to participate, go HERE
ANTS, the underground party that originated as a tribute to Ibiza’s workers, celebrates its 10th anniversary this summer. Since its inception, ANTS has expanded its reach beyond the island to showcase its cutting-edge house and techno music at clubs and festivals around the world. With a focus on immersive production and a passionate community of fans, ANTS is set to welcome new talent and birthday-themed production for a summer-long celebration at Ushuaïa & Hï Ibiza. The festivities kick off with three massive day-into-night events that promise to set the tone for the rest of the season.
About Ushuaïa Ibiza
Ushuaïa Ibiza has long been known as the go-to destination for those seeking an unforgettable musical experience on the island. Boasting a stunning open-air dancefloor, a large pool area, and an iconic stage, the venue has hosted some of the biggest names in the DJ world. With residencies and guest appearances from top talent, Ushuaïa Ibiza promises to transport guests to a world beyond imagination, a dance music utopia where memories are made to last a lifetime.