2008 DJ Awards in Ibiza

July 17th, 2008 - 12:24 pm Posted in dj awards, Pacha | Comments (0)

The 11th DJ Awards taking place at Pacha on Thursday 25th September have announced the nominees for 2008.

Some blurb:

roger sanchezThis year the DJ Awards have collaborated with some key names in the music industry to choose what is one of the most comprehensive list of Categories and Nominees since its creation 11 years ago.

There are 7 new music genre categories – Minimal, Tech House, Progressive House, Psy-Trance, Deep House, Hip Hop and Downtempo & Eclectic, plus 6 new Technology awards including Software Production Tool, MP3 Player, DJ Mixer, there is also a new category celebrating the International Dance Nation of the Year, with another 7 “Special” awards. All the nominees are on www.djawards.com

pachaThe prestigious “Kryptonite” awards go to a host of DJs from different musical genres. These awards are extremely important to each of the nominees as they are voted for by the public, voting will start on MONDAY 21 JULY and will close on SUNDAY AUGUST 17, voting can be done via www.djawards.com.

In the past, this event has been attended by dance music’s top DJs, previous winners, such as Erick Morillo, Roger Sanchez, Sven Vath, Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Danny Tenaglia, Ferry Corsten, Carl Cox plus many more have had the honour of receiving the mythic “Kryptonite” award. This event continues to be a family reunion amongst the DJ collective, who love to come together and celebrate the industry they have influenced.

pachaThere will be some very special guest performances during the awards ceremony, with the official after party continuing with the closing party from the F**k Me I’m Famous Crew featuring David Guetta.

The theme for this is years event is “DO NOT CHANGE THE CLIMATE, CHANGE YOURSELF!” highlighting the voice of concern to the music industry and how we as an industry can help to make change by changing our attitudes.

The artwork for the Climate Change theme of the event is also reflected in the cover of the 11th Edition CD compilation featuring the best tracks of the season all in their original versions.

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