Burn Residency the biggest global DJ competition, is back this season bringing together some of the leading names from electronic music in as headline mentors. Pete Tong has officially been announced as head mentor for 2014.Through the residency mentors will pass their knowledge on to the best young talent. Contestants take their skills to the next level at a unique boot camp at the number one destination for electronic music, Ibiza!
Over a successful and trailblazing career of more than 25 years, Pete Tong has become synonymous with dance music. Often referred to as the Global Ambassador for electronic music, Pete’s influence on both the genre he champions and the artists within it cannot be overstated. His BBC Radio 1 show is into its 22nd year, and still the destination for dance music fans.
Recently Pete began broadcasting daily across USA on Evolution, a new Electronic Dance Music (EDM) station on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s industry-leading digital radio platform. Additionally, his FFRR record label remains a hotbed of exciting new music. Pete is one of the co-founders of the electronic music department at William Morris Endeavor (WME), and co-founder of the IMS International Music Summit, the global industry forum for electronic music, which takes place annually in Ibiza and LA. If that weren’t enough, his “All Gone Pete Tong” event brand is often seen taking over the world’s best clubs and festivals, supported by a successful compilation series of the same name. All this makes Pete the ideal headline mentor for Burn Residency.
Aspiring DJs who want to take this once in a lifetime opportunity and learn from Pete Tong should apply here.