Thursdays. Ibiza. Techno. What more do you need? Prepare yourself for an otherworldly experience as Afterlife makes its triumphant return to Hï Ibiza this summer on Thursday, June 22. Prepare to embark on a profound musical journey, led by the masters of ethereal techno, Tale Of Us. Afterlife, known as Hï’s original underground party, will once again hold down Thursday nights for the 2023 season. From 23:30 to the early hours of the morning, you’ll be taken on a voyage through the very best techno has to offer, alongside a production that never fails to stun. Masterminded by the renowned techno duo Tale Of Us, Afterlife has been making waves in the electronic music scene with its unique fusion of moody, melodic beats and atmospheric visuals. The event is renowned for its meticulous curation of artists, focusing not only on the big names with releases on the self-named label but also on those who can truly contribute to the ethereal and mystical immersive journey that each event promises. Don’t forget to check out the Wild Corner - quite possibly the most interesting unisex bathrooms in the world - where Eynka will be holding down the fort. Let’s dive into the lineup: The Theatre Tale of Us is an Italian DJ and production duo composed of Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri. Known for their distinctive style of melancholic and emotional techno, the duo has released music on several prestigious labels, including their own Afterlife Records, and they are renowned for their immersive and storytelling DJ sets that have been showcased in clubs and festivals around the world. Just like last year’s Afterlife opening party, RÜFÜS DU SOL will be playing a DJ set. The Australian alternative dance group hails from Sydney and comprises of members Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George, and James Hunt. Their hit single "You Were Right" won the ARIA Award for Best Dance Release in 2015. Greek DJ and producer Argy has been on the scene for over a decade, playing anything from minimal house to techno. He has releases on Cocoon, Desolat, Cuttin' Headz, and Crosstown Rebels (to name just a few) and is recognised for his state-of-the-art house music and his significant contribution to the underground club scene in Berlin. In addition to his role as a producer, he founded the label These Days in 2009. Club Room Mind Against is an Italian-born, Berlin-based duo composed of Alessandro and Federico Fognini. Their first single was released in 2012 on the Life and Death label, followed by further releases on Pangent and Tale Of Us’ Afterlife. They’ll be taking the Hï crowd on a journey, that’s for sure! Chris Avantgarde is a German DJ, producer, and record label owner who loves breaking the rules. Never conforming to a particular style, he deftly defies musical boundaries and experiments with sounds that cover the whole electronic music spectrum. His diverse career spans working with artists like Scooter and Alice Chater, releasing remixes for The Prodigy and Billie Eilish, and composing for renowned entities like Columbia Pictures, HBO, and Netflix; he also founded the record label VNTGRD and has released a variety of electronic music 8Kays, real name Iryna Shvydka, hails from Kyiv, Ukraine, and has carved a niche for herself in the realm of progressive house and techno with her distinctive sound that balances melodic influence and passionate grooves. With music released under acclaimed labels like Renaissance Records, Booka Shade’s Blaufield Music, and Above & Beyond's Anjunabeats, her work has resonated from her home city to global festivals such as Tomorrowland, Untold, and Burning Man, solidifying her commitment to creating a lasting musical experience
With cutting-edge production, immersive visuals, and top-level talents from across the house and techno spectrum, the boundary-pushing event has defined the melodic techno landscape over the years, and there is no more authentic place to experience it than their White Isle home at Hï Ibiza.
To close out the season, Tale Of Us will present a day into night odyssey across Ushuaïa and Hï Ibiza for the final event on Thursday October 5.
With the LINE-UP still TBA, you can expect other Afterlife talents to join the Italian duo each and every week of this summer. Keep your eyes peeled for more info.