Used+Abused, tINI & the gang and Vatos Locos Events Confirmed for BPM.

The new year kicks off at the annual BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, and Artist Alife will be there with six of our acts appearing in three special showcases‚ÄîLoco Dice’s beloved Used+Abused, tINI’s Ibiza beach blowout tINI & the gang, and the world debut Hector’s brand new Vatos Locos event series. Appearing along […]

HECTOR’s Latest Interview and Mix For Thump / Vice

HECTOR talked to the well-known electronic music division of Vice magazine, Thump, about his early Phonica-days, the constant challenges of a successful career in the music industry, and this every day reasons for gratitude. The material was online on Tuesday, October 28,  alongside a one hour mix filled with unreleased gems that Hector specially put together […]

15.11 | DESOLAT takes over Fabric – London, UK

Saturday, November 15, DESOLAT crew flies to London and takes over the one and only Fabric with LOCO DICE, GUTI (live), and HECTOR in the club’s Room 1. The advance tickets are already sold out, so come early to purchase your ticket at the door and, of course, make sure you’re not missing any of […]

HECTOR – New Mix For Transitions Radio Show

At the beginning of the month, HECTOR was John Digweed’s guest at his legendary Transitions radio show. The mix instantly reached on Mixcloud the 1st position in five different charts: Techno, Tech House, House, Electronic, and Deep House. Curious why Hector’s mix received such a great feedback from the Mixcloud community? There’s only one way […]

HECTOR – “The Thrill” EP Is Out Now On Inmotion

Tuesday, the 19th of August, seen HECTOR releasing a new EP on New York based imprint Inmotion Music. The four tracks EP “The Thrill” is available on both vinyl and digital support, and includes a remix by Canadian talent Nathan Barato and one as a result of the collaboration between Canary Islands’ Hanfry Martinez and […]

HECTOR Reveals Future Plans To Essential Ibiza

Ahead of his gig at Space, invited by Carl Cox at his “Music Is Revolution” residency at Space, HECTOR sat down with Essential Ibiza and talked about his current and future career plans. “In search for new aspiring artists in the past couple of years you couldn’t have overlooked Hector, Mexican techno talent, a part […]

08.08 | A DESOLAT WATERGATE in Berlin, DE

Friday, August 8, DESOLAT will put together a not-to-be-missed party at Watergate, one of Berlin’s greatest clubs, with GUTI (live), ROBERT DIETZ, HECTOR, YAYA, Tiger Stripes, and Fosky. Click HERE for more info about the event.

HECTOR Remixed A Classic Single By Todd Terry

Monday, June 16, HECTOR‘s remix of “Bounced To The Beat” by Todd Terry – Sound Design, part of “Back From The Dead Remixes 2014″ collection, was released by the label Hard Times on digital support. “This new set of remixes, and there are quite a few of them, thankfully don’t try to replicate the past […]

HECTOR Is Ready To Rock Winter Music Conference

It has been a busy start of the year for HECTOR which included being ranked as #1 DJ in Mexico courtesy of the leading US based online DJ information resource The DJ List.

BPM Festival 2014

Desolat Music Group Showcas  wit  LOCO DICE (official page), tINI, Robert Dietz and Hecto at Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico. 3-Day | 7-Day | 10-Day VIP Wristbands on sale now! January 3 – 12, 2014 #BPM2014

Loco Dice presents USED + ABUSED Ibiza 2013: Thank You!!

Thanks again to everyone who came, partied and helped make the first season of Used + Abused so successful. Everyone involved in the organisation was blown away by the special atmosphere you helped create every week under the Sun and Stars at Ushuaia. We had a truly special season, and we hope you you enjoyed […]


For anyone who just wants to lose everything in a reckless moment of abandon on the dancefloor, Loco Dice is the man to turn to. Taking crowds on seemingly endless journeys through the musical world he’s created over the years, he’s managed to become one of the undergrounds biggest headliners. His very successful Used + […]

Robert Dietz – Used + Abused (live mix)

Check out this dope live recording of Robert Dietz´s set atUSED + ABUSED at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel (Official) on August 22nd 2013.


The DJ AWARDS returns on Wednesday, 25th September at Pacha, Ibiza. Celebrating a colossal 16 years, this annual ceremony remains since its inception in 1998 the longest running and most faithful DJ poll. Due to the nominations of Loco Dice, Martin Buttrich, Guti and Hector you are welcome to vote for 4 of our artists […]

New Desolat and Loco Dice merchandise available!

Brand new Desolat and Loco Dice threads available right now! Fresh t-shirts, sweaters, tank tops, hoodies and more… Feel free to visit for more details.  


Check the player below to stream or even download last nights Essential Mix with the one and only Jamie Jones and Desolat´s first lady tINI.


Tonights Essential Mix is a live recording of tINI and Jamie Jones at Paradise at DC10. Tune in from 01.00 – 03.00 am UK time right here!  


[soundcloud id='105072136'] Our weekly USED + ABUSED Radio Shows take place every Wednesday from 6-7pm (CEST) on Ibiza Global Radio all summer long! Presented by Loco Dice!


[soundcloud id='99345115'] The 20th episode of Artist Alife Transmission is brought to you by our dear friends Monika Kruse. Press play and enjoy!  


Just in case you missed the second episode of our USED + ABUSED radio show with host LOCO DICE (official page) and a special guest mix by Paola Poletto (official artist page) here it is below. FREE DOWNLOAD:  


[soundcloud id='95512323'] How many artists can already claim the attention of the media trade press and the fans in the world of electronic music just twenty years old? He has already burn the floors with “Scotch Your Mind”, one of the most played tracks of the Summer 2011. Released on Loco Dice’s label Desolat, it […]

OUT NOW: Hector's remix of "Born In The Backwoods" by Layo & Bushwacka! (Olmeto)

HECTOR‘s remix of “Born In The Backwoods” by Layo & Bushwacka!, was out April 22 on Olmeto Records and it’s available for purchase only on digital format from Beatport.


Loco Dice is pleased to announce the complete season line-up for his ‘Used & Abused’ residency at Ushuaïa Ibiza this summer. Featuring an exciting cross section of the world’s leading electronic artists, ‘Used + Abused’ comprises artists that have both heavily influenced and also constitute the contemporary electronic music landscape. Featuring fellow Techno behemoths Richie […]

AAT #018 mixed by Pan-Pot

[soundcloud id='90416337'] A ‘pan-pot’ is a simple, functional dial that governs the left and right axis of the stereo field, useful but unremarkable; mobilee’s Pan-Pot is an entirely different proposition, a duo whose mastery of audio principles allows them to turn conventions on their heads, casting functionality aside as they plumb the deep, uncharted depths […]

Marvellous Island Festival – Paris

Loco Dice, Guti, tINI and Hector will perform at Marvellous Island Festival in Paris on May 9th among many other artists. Click right here for the full line up.


Loco Dice be back in London this summer for South West Four for a very special back to back set with Carl Cox for the very first time in the UK. Furthermore you can expect exclusive sets by Desolat artists Guti and Hector. See you there!

AAT #017 by Davide Squillace

[soundcloud id='86172659'] We are very proud and super happy that our good friend and “This and That Lab” label owner Davide Squillace took the time to create us a very, very special mix for our monthly podcast series. Sit back and relax with Artist Alife Transmission #017 and Davide Squillace´s “Sofa Session”.


Artist Alife is very happy to announce that Loco Dice´s Easter Weekender at Electric Brixton in London on upcoming Saturday and Sunday got completely sold out yesterday.

OUT NOW: Hector's remix of "Twisted Dance" by Marko Nastic (Serkal 001)

HECTOR recently remixed Marko Nastic’s new track, “Twisted Dance”, and the three tracks EP with the same name is out now on Serkal and available for digital purchase.

OUT NOW: Hector – "Born In The You Essay" EP (Siesta Records)

HECTOR‘s latest EP, “Born In The You Essay”, was released today on Siesta Records; It includes a collaboration with Hector’s long time label-mates Guti and Fosky and a remix from Siesta-boss, Joeski. The EP is available on Limited Grey vinyl only and it’s already available in stores.

OUT NOW: New Hector remixes on Inmotion Music and Highway Records

HECTOR‘s latest remixes for Carlos Sanchez & Javier Carballo’s “Freak & Chips”, out on Inmotion Music, and Spieltape’s “Bag of Bones”, out on Highway Records, are now released and available for digital purchase. Carlos Sanchez & Javier Carballo – “Freak & Chips” (Hector Remix) Click HERE to listen the entire EP and purchase it from Beatport. Spieltape - “Bag […]


Check out Tim Neiser’s video of what can be expected from Loco Dice in Miami this year… Video by Tim Neiser Website: Facebook:   Loco Dice will perform on 3 exclusive events during this years Winter Music Conference in Miami, Florida. Feel free to check out further details and the links to buy tickets below.


[soundcloud id='82020849'] Robert Dietz cut his clubbing teeth on the Frankfurt scene dominated by the likes of Sven Vath, Ricardo Villalobos and Luciano, but the flourishing artist leaps all musical boundaries. His only guiding principle can be summed up in words of Chuck Roberts: House is a feeling! Press play and enjoy!  

RECAP: Hector at Elrow – Carnival Festival in Barcelona, Spain

Sunday, February 10, HECTOR played alongside Loco Dice and Oscar Aguilera at Elrow – Carnival Festival in Spain’s capital, Barcelona.


Desolat celebrate their 5th anniversary with a very special edition of their annual sampler. This edition not only sees artists from the Desolat family turn in exclusive tracks, but also sees Loco Dice supply a first mix on Desolat. Loco Dice’s “Lolopopinho” picks up where his recent “Toxic” EP left off: a groovy energetic whirlwind […]


[soundcloud id='72196657'] Six times DJ world champion Rafik delivered the first episode of our podcast series in 2013. Beside his insane skills as a battle DJ Rafik also stands for a unique club sound — an eclectic mix of electronic music, breakbeat, hip hop and rock. It’s not easy to categorize and pigeonhole his style […]

NYE: Livio & Roby, Hector, Alexkid (live) and Yaya at Supermarket in Zürich, CH

Monday, December 31, get into 2013 at Supermarket in Zürich, Switzerland! The Supermarket crew in Zürich is celebrating this New Year’s Eve with quite an amazing Artist Alife combo: LIVIO & ROBY, YAYA, HECTOR and ALEXKID (live). It will definitely be a blast alongisde some of Desolat’s finest, so make sure you don’t miss it. Click HERE for […]


The BPM Festival is an annual ten day and night electronic music festival, founded by Craig Pettigrew and Philip Pulitano, held in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. This global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and industry professionals has become a must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality electronic dance music. BPM parties […]

OUT NOW: Hector – "The Hand of Hec" EP (Mobilee)

HECTOR‘s latest EP, “The Hand of Hec”, that includes three tracks, is out now on Mobilee Records and available for purchase on “An *anything goes* attitude with rubber-band notes that snap back into full-fledged grooves; It incorporates multitudes of funky sounds, samples, vocals and other quirky gadgets.” Hector – “The Hand of Hec” EP […]

WWW.DESOLAT.COM IS ONLINE! is finally online! Feel free to dive into different corners of the website, dig in the shop, subscribe to the newsletter and make sure that you won’t miss essential news. Few special items can be found there, and more will come.

AAT #013 by Martin Buttrich and Guti

[soundcloud id='70122959'] Martin Buttrich, Guti, tINI, Hector, Livio and Roby all represented Desolat for a very special live stream from Mixmag´s Lab on Location at the Amsterdam Dance Event. The December issue of Artist Alife Transmission contains 30 minutes of each live sets by Martin Buttrich and Guti in high quality. You can still stream […]

Friday: Hector at Bunka in Ashby de la Zouch

Friday, December 7, Desolat’s HECTOR and Circus’s Yousef are the special guests of a party hosted by Bunka & Agora in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England.

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