Inspired by Cantoma

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 10:15 Written by admin Thursday, 27 May 2010 08:54

Phil Mison, a DJ who arrived in Ibiza for the first time in 1993, has been pushing sublime music throughout his career.

His latest release under the moniker Cantoma, “Out of Town” is the subject of a promotional return to the island, and guest sets at

amongst other places, the International Music Summit. Broadcast over the interweb by Ibiza Sonica, Phil inspired the

dining delegates in Ibiza sunshine yesterday afternoon. And none were more inspired than the team here at Balearic Mystique.

We are proud to promote Phil’s new album, that you can buy here, but more proud of the fact he will be treating us to

2 hours of pure Balearic bliss at the LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE Industry launch for Balearic Mystique this

Saturday 29th May, for the IMS Wind Down sponsored by Pioneer and Sol, at Blue Marlin Ibiza.

If that wasn’t enough, Phil will also be appearing at part 2 of the public launch Acid House/Balearic Weekender at Corsica Studios

and The Light Bar in London on 5th

and 6th June. You can find all the necessary info here, and buy tickets to see Phil here.

Nina Simone – Baltimore

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Lucci Capri Gets Down

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 11:58 Written by Ian Kennedy Friday, 29 January 2010 02:00

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As the world slinks into a state of blog eats blog, we here at Balearic Mystique present a luxurious re-edit from none other than…Lucci Capri from Messalina Records.

Honey  (Lucci Capri mix)

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Gil Scott Heron

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2010 07:43 Written by Ian Kennedy Saturday, 23 January 2010 02:52

As the world expectantly waits for the breaking of a new tidal wave, which is slowly building off-shore of popular culutre, the force behind the squal patiently attend to their promotion, posting samples and new images, doing interviews and generally steadying themselves for the ride. The whispers under the surface are growing into chat, and will soon become roars, drowed out by the white noise of the wave flooding the deserted coastal outpost where once we were spoiled by horizon gazing poets telling us how we felt. Soon the emigmatic, and celebrated poet of a generation gone by will save us again with concious lyrics and heart swelling soul.

Like for most of my generation – born in ’81 –  Gil Scott Heron was the guy that made The Bottle. A strange paradox of soulful groove that at times seems to tip its hat at the carefree, but on other more introspective times holds a haunting message of our proximity to excess and oblivion. It’s a floor filler of it’s era, and ours. The man’s significance as a social commentator, a instigator of a kind of intellectual revolution, a firestarter, was sadly something that I became aware of much later on in my musical education.

This next release, courtesy of a resiliant, humourous and clearly philosophical Heron, was made possible by the production support of Richard Russel at XL Records, and for me shows that there is still hope for the world – so a thanks to Mr. Russel for that. If popular culture can embrace this gift of a human being once again, and not censor him, I think the next generation has a chance of growing up aware of the system and realizing their power to change it. I hope this record inspires new poets and musicians to articulate themselves and reach forward for a smarter future, rather than continuing to relish in the style obsessed, warring, apathetic, all consuming personality current pop music and popular culture seem to be promoting. Big up Mr. Heron, seen.

Of course I sound like an old man, not as old as Gil, but it’s a complaint I’m sure the younger generation are quite bored of. Something about this reincarnated Gil Scott Heron gives me hope that we can again all be one and rise up against injustice, financial slavery and excessive waste of our most precious treasures.

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Mudd & Ahmed Fakroun – Drago (Brennan Green’s Version)

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2010 05:25 Written by Jonny Lee Friday, 22 January 2010 02:46


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Smith & Mudd ‘HVALA’

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2010 05:26 Written by Jonny Lee Friday, 22 January 2010 12:59

Track: Hvala Written, Performed & Produced: Smith & Mudd Label: Claremont 56

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Balearic Mystique presents Earthdance Ibiza 2009 CD

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2010 05:26 Written by Ian Kennedy Friday, 20 November 2009 04:38

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EARTHDANCE IBIZA 2009 presents

Balearic Mystique Compilation CD

Tracklisting

1. Goodbye World, Hello Dreamers – The Good Livers

2. Pretty As You Feel – Lenny Ibizarre

3. Konichiwa Nonsense – The Good Livers

4. Via De Amor – Rico Loop

5. You Never Know – Deadbeats

6. Nu Philosophy – Lucci Capri (Messalina)

7. The Rain – Lenny Ibizarre

8. Liquid Stone – Fiat 600

9. Be As One – Minus Blue

10. Sunday Roast – Jimi Mistry

11. Lament For A Dead Computer – Coyote

12. Peace Outro – Barefoot Doctor

The first Balearic Mystique compilation album, to accompany the first International Earthdance to take place in Ibiza since 1997. The artists contributed for free, and helped the Folllow Your Heart team to back up a challenging production with a top quality free release. MAIL US FOR A COPY!

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