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Taking place in unique locations across the world, Orbit DJ Retreats are immersive and holistic learning experiences for DJs and producers to elevate their skills and knowledge to the next level.
Mentors, instructors and industry experts
Iconic Warp mainstay Nightmares on Wax can now announce his long-anticipated return with new album Shape The Future. The marriage of soul, hip-hop, dub and timeless club sounds that N.O.W. has been mutating and perfecting for years finds perhaps its most fluid form yet on Shape The Future.
Juliet’s presence on the Techno scene cannot be ignored, her rise has been swift and relentless. Collaborating last year with Ramiro Lopez resulted in two Techno anthems, ‘Twisted’ released on Ramiro’s own ODD imprint and ‘Come Closer’ released via the mighty Drumcode.
Now entering his 20th Year as a DJ & Music Producer, Doorly has established an untouchable reputation in the industry with releases across the Cajual & Relief Labels, Dirtybird, Hot Creations, Get Physical, Crosstown Rebels and Southern Fried Records and collaborations with Green Velvet, Marshall Jefferson, Switch, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Pierre, Todd Terry, DJ Sneak, and Mike Skinner. In addition to this Doorly is also credited with remix work for Kanye West, The Prodigy, Groove Armada, Carl Craig and Basement Jaxx.
Robert John Gorham, known by the pseudonym Rob da Bank, is an English DJ and co-founder of music festivals Bestival, originally on the Isle of Wight and now moved to Lulworth, Dorset and Camp Bestival, also in Lulworth. He presented a show on BBC Radio 1 which focused on promoting new left field music and is also the founder of Sleep Retreat.
Producer, DJ and go-to studio engineer for many of electronic music’s elite: Hauswerks has set himself apart from the crowd via an irresistible blend of technical know-how and musical creativity. And with champions including Hot Creations, Avotre and elrow, if you’re someone who values quality house music, he’s without question someone you should get to know.
Firas Waez has been working within the music industry for nearly 2 decades. Despite earning a Law Degree and gaining a masters in journalism, he followed his passion for music and started working at BBC Radio 1 as an assistant producer. He then went on to spend 10 years booking world class artists for Secret Garden Party (UK).
Firas has experienced the music industry from a variety of different perspectives. As part of electronic duo Waze & Odyssey he has toured the world extensively and achieved a Number 3 Official UK chart single in 2014. At the helm of his label Street Tracks Recordings he is releasing music from the likes of Groove Armada, Mella Dee, Ejeca, Ninetoes and Lauren Flax. He now balances his Waze & Odyssey duties with his own enterprise Circuit Talent, managing electronic newcomer Will Easton as well as being responsible for talent buying at Snowbombing Festival.
Oli has dedicated his life to music with over 20 years of experience. When he's not in the studio he's usually touring the United States, Australia and Europe under the artist name GAWP. Over those years he has proudly produced and released on labels such as Dirtybird, Toolroom, Southern Fried, This Ain't Bristol, 7Wallace, 7Wallace, Hotboi, Cream, Heldeep and many more
Matt Hobin is Manchester based DJ/Producer -Hobbs (UK) (Formerly ‘Kleen Kutz’). After a music career spanning several years, Matt has played a number of venues in the UK and Europe (including an event in Ibiza with the maestro that is Doorly and several appearance at ADE). His crowd-pleasing performances of rolling tech house, expertly woven with melodic, tribal elements create a truly unique sound.
With his introduction into music innately delivered through his brother’s pirate radio station, Joshua experienced music in its entirety at a young and impressionable age. Through relentless dedication to music over the following 15 years Joshua developed an extraordinary technical ability behind the decks. A truly unique ‘hands on’ DJ with an unmistakable talent. His inspiring mixing across the turntables leaves audiences astonished and craving more.
A user since version 4, Mark is a qualified Ableton Instructor and has nearly a decade of experience using and teaching Live and has worked with top notch artists and producers across the globe.
Arielle is a new morning show host who will join Radio 1 from September 2019. Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, and had a background in dance before finding fame as a DJ and broadcaster.
Alex Jukes has helmed Jukebox PR since he founded it ten years ago in 2009. The company has worked with the likes of Solomun, Matthias Tanzmann, Moon Harbour, Dennis Ferrer, DirtyBird, Printworks London, The BPM Portugal, Movement Festival, Kappa Futur Festival, Electric Zoo, Brazil Music Conference, Warung Beach Club Brazil, Privilege Ibiza and many other artists, events and brands.
George Pritchard’s youth belies his experience. Eleven years in the music industry has seen him go from behind the bar to behind the scenes and even behind the decks. Now a leading figure in the global electronic music community, both George’s contact book and his passion are unrivalled.
In this exclusive fireside chat on Learn Lounge, George will tell us all about his journey into the world of music - right from where he started, to some top advice for young people looking to get started in the music industry.
George has programmed stages at Tomorrowland & Creamfields to Ushuaia and We Are FSTVL. In the last two years, 1,000,000 people have attended his events over 30+ countries. The venues range from 200 – 2000 – 20,000 capacity.
Grahame’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.
Online tutoring in:
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From £150 per month.
Director of talent and programming at Ibiza Rocks. Jordan has almost 15 years experience in the music and events industry and is one of the co-founders of Orbit DJ Retreats.
Kai Cant is the brainchild behind Abode, one of the biggest electronic music clubbing brands in Europe. With huge events across the UK, festivals in London, Southampton and Malta, plus their massive residency at one of the most famous venues on the planet; Amnesia Ibiza, Abode really has become one of the fastest growing and exciting electronic brands over past 5 years.
Reconceptualizing Ibiza’s scene with his unique parties and fresh approach to tech house, emerging DJ and producer RARa isn’t one to conform to the rules. Known for his landmark event series, Secret Sessions, he’s taken Ibiza by storm. Putting on bespoke pop up parties in breathtaking locations, strictly for the ‘in the know’ heads and workers. He’s brought together the finest up and coming artists the island has to offer, with top level unannounced headliners, to resounding success.
Born out of London's debauched underground, Maze play at some of the wildest & most innovative parties in the city including He.She.They., Solid Grooves, Little Gay Brother and they have featured at numerous venues and events including LWE presents, Phonica Records, XOYO Saturdays, Sabajaq at Egg, and ANTS and Elrow at Motion Bristol.
Ian Hurst is a highly skilled communicator and public speaker on mental health and wellbeing. Having spent many years in a corporate industry across various roles, Ian has built a wealth of knowledge and expertise which lends itself effectively and confidently to delivering mental health awareness in a forward thinking and practical way.
Dan Cater is a certified personal trainer with 7 years experience in the industry and the creator of ‘The Fitness Lab Ibiza’. Committed to having a positive impact on peoples lives, and adopting a holistic approach with clients; incorporating mindfulness, mental health and general wellbeing.
Whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned DJ, your DJ technique can always be improved. We've hand picked some of the industry's most technically gifted DJs to help elevate your skills to the next level with intense daily DJ technique workshops.
Our certified Ableton software specialist Mark Burnett will take you through everything from production basics to composition, sound design, arrangement, structure and mixing.
If Logic Pro is your production software of choice then we have two of the best on site to guide you through. With countless killer productions under their belts from a who's who of record labels, GAWP and Hauswerks will be on hand throughout the retreat to guide you through your music production journey
Each day we'll be joined by a host of the industries leading lights. From agents to managers, promoters to label bosses, we'll be gaining valuable insights on the industry on the sofa for informal chats and more intimate one to one sessions.
We'll be joined by official Pioneer DJ experts, bringing the latest equipment for you to master. These sessions will be one of the most valuable parts of the learning programme with knowledge to be gained by everyone involved.
Gain knowledge of important fundamentals of enjoying a long, healthy and successful career with our wellness workshops. Including yoga, sound baths, guided meditation and breath work all delivered by music industry legend and Sleep Retreat co founder Rob da Bank.
Set in the beautiful national park of Ibiza, our retreat location provides the perfect location for the creation of your new professional shot press pictures.
We'll run you through our identity diagnosis process during the retreat to deep dive into what inspires you. This process will then inform us in the creation of your new branded press kit including logo design, brand direction and bio writing.
We'll be joined by mental health coach Ian Hurst from We Are Hummingbird throughout the retreat. He'll be available for informal group discussions or more intimate one to one sessions to help your through a mentally challenging and empowering 5 day retreat.
Celebrating some of the brightest talent that has come through our Orbit DJ Retreats.More Info
We've got a host of great guests who will be joining Doorly & Hobbs over the next few weeks including. Matt Gorgon City. Davina Moss (Hot Creations), Mark Burnett (Ableton), Ian Hurst (We Are Hummingbird) and many more.More Info
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Hear what some of our previous mentors and attendees have to say about Orbit.
The retreat was an amazing week of teaching and learning for me. I met some amazing people and made some friendships for life! The attention and time that the students get is really good and the setting is beautiful. I even signed some tracks to our record label. If you want to improve your skills or just meet some great people - orbit DJ retreats is the place!
Gorgon City (Matt)
Orbit in Ibiza was such an incredible event. To be part of that process of watching DJs learning, helping each other and working so hard but healthily was a joy to see and to host my own Sleep Retreat wellness platform there was the icing on the cake.
Rob da Bank (Bestival)
The Orbit retreat in Ibiza was one of the most influential environments i've ever been to. What a place share my musical knowledge and experience, Everyone came from all corners of the globe to enhance their careers and skill sets by some of the industries leading mentors and I can honestly say... one week at the Orbit retreat created more than just a educational week, it also created a musical family, with great futures ahead.