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It’s hard to stay away from the magical island of Ibiza. Once you’ve entered it’s grips, you’ll only want more. From it’s jaw dropping sunsets, golden bodies on the beaches of Playa d’en Bossa and Las Salinas and let’s not forget the main attraction- music. You know you’ve fantasized about hitting the decks and playing to a massive crowd. Well thanks to burn studios you just might have the opportunity. Time to brush up on your DJ skills for a little friendly worldwide competition.

A few weeks ago, burn studio announced the launch of their 2013 burn studios Residency offering aspiring DJs the chance to fulfill their dreams; showcasing their talent by spending their entire summer playing at some of the most notable clubs on Ibiza.

Today, burn has announced that Fatboy Slim and Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) will be joining Steve Lawler, Solomun and Maceo Plex at this year’s bootcamp. Each of these mentors will be working with the finalists and offering them expert guidance to help, encourage and advance their talent so three are prepared for the next step with a summer long residency in Ibiza.

Thousands of people across the globe have already applied, all hoping to be in with a chance to take their sound to the next level with residencies in iconic Ibiza venues Café Mambo and Sankeys. The mixes already uploaded show an extremely high level of talent, giving an incredible start to the contest.

burn studios Residency offers a unique and unrivalled experience to its contestants. From local mix-off events, DJs are narrowed down to 18 creative and talented hopefuls who will continue their journey in Ibiza where they will attend the IMS, rubbing shoulders with the Industry’s finest. Once there the aspiring DJ talent will be enrolled in a hands on bootcamp offering the opportunity to partake in workshops run by some of the most revered stars of the EDM world.

burn Marketing Manager, Erik Hofstaedter said “At burn we are passionately committed to identifying new talent and with burn studios Residency we have created a platform to give aspiring DJs the best possible shot for their future. What sets us apart from the rest is the wealth of support available to contestants from some of the Industry’s most respected talent, both on stage and behind the scenes. The program is not just about a one off gig, burn studios Residency gives a money can’t buy experience for DJs to have a full season on Ibiza where they can prove their talent, pursue creative goals and receive industry support for their progression as an artist.”

If you think you have what it takes, all you need to submit is a mix (max 20 mins) including at least one track from the Beatport Top 100. Closing date for entries is March 18th, 2013.