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Ibiza DJ Awards winner for the 3rd year running!

By Lilly Rumler

Ibiza DJ Awards winner for the 3rd year running!

Claptone wants to say thank you to the Awards team and to the fans of course for crowning him the Best House DJ for the 3rd year. It is a very competitive business on Ibiza so this award means a lot to him and the team. Gracias!

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Claptone remixes AURORA’s ‘Forgotten Love’

By Lilly Rumler

Claptone remixes AURORA’s ‘Forgotten Love’

Claptone releases his long awaited remix of AURORA’s ‘Forgotten Love’ featured by Zane Lowe as a Beats 1 World First. The original is taken off AURORA’s recently released album ‘Infections of a Different Kind (Step I)’ out now via Glassnote Records.

Claptone’s remix is available for download and streaming here.

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The Masquerade North and South America Tour

By Lilly Rumler

The Masquerade North and South America Tour

After a stellar kick off at the packed Brooklyn Mirage last month, Claptone continues his The Masquerade tour, touching down for more shows throughout 8 cities in North and South America. Coming along for the ride is an exciting cast of of artists, handpicked by the masked man himself. Having recently remixed selected cuts off of Fantast, French future-hall-of-famers, Cassius, and studio-magician, Tensnake, make their mark, while Purple Disco Machine and Mat.Joe graciously revisit the Masquerade. Making their debuts are Ovum boss and acid-pioneer, Josh Wink, the exciting Franky Rizardo for New York last month and bass drum maestro, Felix Da Housecat, who will join Claptone in Medellín and Bogotá.

28/09 The Masquerade New York @ The Brooklyn Mirage
12/10 The Masquerade Santiago de Chile @Espacio Riesco
14/10 The Masquerade Cordoba @ La Estacion
19/10 The Masquerade San Francisco @ The Midway
20/10 The Masquerade Los Angeles @ Fonda Theatre
27/10 The Masquerade Medellín @Botanical Gardens
31/10 The Masquerade Bogotá @ Royal Center Bogotá (Halloween)
30/11 The Masquerade Mexico City @ Loo Loo Club
01/12 The Masquerade Mexico City @ Loo Loo Club
05/12 The Masquerade Miami @ Club Space (Art Basel)

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What if by engaging our imagination and opening our minds we could unlock the door to a world of wonders?

Claptone presents ‘The Masquerade’, a series of events which will welcome only the wildest into his otherworld. Put on your mask and be part of this freak circus. Find your happy place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams lie waiting, a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination. 

In order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, just close our eyes, listen and dance. Lose yourself in a sonic realm conducted by some of the scenes best DJs and of course the masked man himself. 

From behind the mask imagination runs into overtime. A collection of otherworldly characters will turn this world upside down in an excessive, hedonistic frenzy. Welcome to The Masquerade…

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#ClaptoneInvasion

By Lilly Rumler

#ClaptoneInvasion

Claptone announces his second album ‘Fantast’ with a unique stunt, streamed live from five key cities at the same time:

16.1.18 20:30 – LONDON
16.1.18 15:30 – NYC
16.1.18 21:30 – BERLIN
16.1.18 21:30 – PARIS
17.1.18 07:30 – SYDNEY

Watch video here:

 New Album ‘Fantast’ – 08.06.2018

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Claptone Ibiza summer dates announced!

By Lilly Rumler

Claptone Ibiza summer dates announced!

Claptone announces his Ibiza summer dates including shows with Defected at Eden, Pacha, Cuckoo Land at Ibiza Rocks, Glitterbox at Hi Ibiza and once again he will bring The Masquerade to the island together with Elrow at Amnesia!

Find all dates here and watch the trailer!

If you are planning to come to Ibiza this summer, watch out for Claptone’s golden masks at Ibiza Airport!

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Ancient Claptone? Strange things are happening

By Lilly Rumler

Ancient Claptone? Strange things are happening

Strange things are happening and the archaeological world is abuzz after workmen in Ireland unearthed an ancient sculpture or tomb they nicknamed ‘birdman’ because of its distinctive beak.

Watch the full video of the discovery HERE.

The video went viral in Ireland with journalists from the locality and beyond rushing to the scene of the dig to hear more about this incredible find. Not only did it catch the eye of local journalists but Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTÉ, drove directly to the scene to interview the guys who uncovered the mysterious tomb for the biggest news programme in the country.

The workers claimed that they were ushered off the site as “The Department Of The Environment” was there to excavate the scene. The department apparently erected tents and lights and excavated overnight. After a bit of digging (pardon the pun), it was discovered that there was no such thing as “The Department Of The Environment” which raised serious suspicions among the public and the media.

Many people began to speculate that it was a government cover-up as the real department in change, “The Department Of Heritage, Culture and The Gaeltacht” released a statement saying they had not been contacted and would not be investigating the find. “While this video is certainly intriguing and very entertaining, the archaeologists of The National Monuments Service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht have not been contacted and have no intention of investigating the ‘find.’”

The Irish media don’t know what way to turn or who to believe, conspiracy theorists began to throw all kinds of allegations at the Irish Government and the public were beginning to get frustrated at the lack of information provided by the relevant authorities.

Then in another twist to the tale, the missing tomb then reappeared on Dollymount Strand in Dublin having apparently washed up on the beach. The piece was discovered by Oliver Andrew who was out jogging on the popular beach…… Mysterious isn’t it? 

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The new album ‘Fantast’ is out now!

By Lilly Rumler

The new album ‘Fantast’ is out now!

Claptone’s second album ‘Fantast‘ is out now and available on Vinyl, CD, as well as digitally as download and on all streaming platforms. The vinyl edition and the Beatport download include the extended versions of all tracks.

The YouTube playlist includes all single’s official videos as well as one shot videos for all other album tracks. There’s also an additional track by track playlist where Claptone speaks about each collaboration on ‘Fantast’.

In his second artist album ‘Fantast’, the Claptone universe is at its deepest and most vivid. He is the master of his domain and in his most artful offering yet, the assured 13 tracks of ‘Fantast’ come together to create an album full of varied colours and atmospheric textures.

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