WINNERS OF BURN STUDIOS RESIDENCY ANNOUNCED
Three winning DJs to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey in Ibiza this season
IBIZA, Spain - Monday, 16th July – The three winners of the burn studios Residency programme have been announced in a dramatic final at the legendary Sonic Vista studios in Ibiza. Each scoring a residency spot in some of Ibiza’s best clubs, the aspiring DJs have been granted a hallowed place on the global stage of electronic music.
Having contended with eight other skilled DJs to grasp the exclusive opportunity, the latest additions to the Ibiza nightlife are:
- Urban Jeram a 27 year old DJ from Slovenia, will be taking control of the turntables at the world’s biggest club, Privilege, to play in front of thousands of revelers
- Adam Zasada, an 18 year old turntablist from Poland, will descend on the decks at the legendary Café Mambo to finesse his skills at one of Ibiza’s most popular nightspots
- Manu Vulcano, a 27 year old DJ from Spain, will take his talents to Sankeys, one of the White Island’s newest and hottest nightclubs
Earlier in the week eleven gifted finalists participated in a gruelling but rewarding bootcamp, held at the island’s legendary Sonic Vista studios where they were mentored by some of the biggest names in clubbing history including Jamie Jones, 2ManyDJs, Sasha, Luciano, Carl Craig, Richie Hawtin and chart-topping titan David Guetta.
“It was an absolute pleasure working with the guys this past week,” said Arthur Velasquez, agent and manager of Cassius and chief mentor to the Residency contestants. “They could not have been more excited by the opportunity and were eager to learn as much as they could. I’d like to congratulate all of the finalists for getting this far and Urban Jeram, Adam Zasada and Manu Vulcano on winning. I’ve got no doubt they’ll use this platform to launch their careers into the stratosphere.”
Erik Hofstaedter – Burn marketing manager, Europe added: “The burn studios Residency programme set out to discover and elevate the most exciting young global DJ talent and while all our eleven finalists undoubtedly have bright futures ahead, I’d like to join Arthur in congratulating our three winners. Their passion, musical knowledge and dedication all shone through this past week, and I can’t wait to see what they do next; we’re looking forward to continuing our support for them through burn studios.”
Committed to championing emerging electronic music talent, burn studios has united the industry’s finest and partnered with a series of esteemed authorities, including music retailer Beatport, electronic music’s largest magazine Mixmag and global music education leader SAE institute.
To follow how Urban Jeram, Adam Zasada and Manu Vulcano get on this season and for more information on burn studios Residency, please visit www.burn-studios.com
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