Rob Roar

ROB ROAR – BULLET BIOGRAPHY
March 2011

Owner of Phonetic Recordings; one of Ibiza & the worlds favourite House Music Labels and one half of Ibiza Kings Max Linen, Rob Roar is one of the music industries most talked about Players.

Tilllate Mag “Whether producing under his Max Linen guise, as label boss of Phonetic Recordings or as himself, jumping around behind the decks, Rob Roar has an enthusiasm for House Music that remains instrumental in the development of the scene”
STOP PRESS: Phonetic announce their ‘Phonetic Meets 2011 World Tour’ with Rob Roar and Adamski performing ‘Killer 2011’ LIVE including PA’s from global chart topping superstars and featuring some of the hottest Phonetic DJ/Producers in the world today. Contact: tours@phoneticrecordings.com for more info/requests.

• Ibiza Super-clubs:
Rob Roar is one of the very few DJ’s to have played every Ibiza super-club, he has performed much talked about sets on the legendary terrace for ‘We Love Space’ Sundays @ Space, Manumission @ Privilege & Amnesia, 5 hour Bora Bora sets, Miss Moneypennys @ El Divino, Es Paradis, Mambo, Es Vive after Space, Sands, Guest mixes on Ibiza Global and Cadena Radio, Pacha and Judgement Sunday @ Eden.
Video footage of Rob rocking the legendary ‘We Love Space’ (Terrace) & Manumission Ibiza:
http://www.pitch-one.net/djbookings/2010/robroar.html

Rob Roar’s new Space Terrace DJ Mix, with 35,100 plays on Soundcloud in 5 Months:
Mix now available to download:
http://soundcloud.com/phonetic-recordings/rob-roar-space-terrace-mix-sept-2010

• Compilations:
Rob’s new album is the highly acclaimed ‘Phonetic Ibiza 2010 Night & Day’ mixed by Rob Roar, hailed by Ibiza’s record shops and press as ‘The’ Ibiza compilation for 2010 with Rob playing album release parties at Bora Bora, Sands & Es Vive.

‘Compilation of the Month’ Tillate Magazine
‘Compilation of the Month’ DMC Update “Love it!, Great album, congratulations”
Tillate: “This is an EPIC album, awesome”

Rob mixed the ‘Featuring Luciana’ (Bodyrox/Taio Cruz) Album with four Phonetic tracks featuring, including Rob’s ‘Neon Lights’ production on Island Records/Universal. The Album made a big impact on a Global scale hitting No.7 in the Itunes Album Chart. Rob has now compiled and mixed Six CD compilations with his Counter Culture II bestowed a ‘Best Album’ award from Music Week.

• Radio:
Rob hosted Ministry of Sounds flagship radio show (Saturday nights 6-8pm) with Allister Whitehead and can be found presenting and guest mixing for various radio stations across the world.
Judge Jules Quote after Rob’s mix on his Global Radio show “Rob is a Top Class DJ, An Ibiza BIG Hitter…A taste of Ibiza Magic”

• Productions:
Rob has written and produced the No.1 record of Ibiza three times under his Max Linen guise (with partner Leiam Sullivan) putting him firmly in the Ibizan Record Books. His Max Linen Production ‘Neon Lights’ hit the prestigious No.1 DMC Buzz Chart, No.1 Music Week Coolcuts with vocals and Lyrics by Nick Clow (Pet Shop Boys) & Luciana (Bodyrox/Taio Cruz).

All of his own productions have topped the UK Club Chart, DMC Buzz, Coolcut & Mixmag Charts with Pete Tong supporting every production on Radio 1. With a constant stream of leading worldwide Press/Internet sites running interviews, reviews & features on Rob, he has become one of the sought after DJ’s on the scene.

Spring/Miami/Ibiza 2011; Three house music heavyweight DJ/Producers team up to deliver one seriously BIG record; Michael Gray (Full Intention), Rob Roar, Jon Pearn (Bodyrox) & Cassandra Fox (Rui da Silva ‘Touch Me’) and their new single ‘Lights Down Low’ . Watch out for the Rob Roar remixes of two House Music Anthems; Adamski ‘Killer 2011’ & Sterling Void ‘It’s Alright’ due for release spring/summer 2011

Winter 2010; Ibiza Kings Max Linen revisit their House Music & No.1 Ibiza Anthem ‘The Soulshaker’; Pete Tong on Radio 1 “This is Massive! Big for me at Wonderland”. Championed by Groove Armada, Axwell, David Guetta, Roger Sanchez, ATFC & Dave Seaman with Rob also remixing his Ibiza Anthem ‘Flashback’ for 2011, the single was Roger Sanchez’s ‘Record of the year’ on Galaxy Radio and No.1 in Pete Tong’s Radio 1 Ibiza Buzz Chart.

Rob has written and produced with Boy George, receiving a Double Platinum Disc (600,000 sales) and recently with the legendary Tom Jones (Forthcoming on Phonetic Spring 2011)

• Clubs:
A truly international DJ; a small selection of clubs Rob has played would include Pacha, Chuff Chuff, Ministry of Sound, The Cross, The legendary Alter Ego – Verona Italy, Dave Beer’s Back 2 Basics, Sugar Shack, EGG, Better Days/One Love (Melbourne), Family (Brisbane), Kiss FM Melbourne (Guest hosting Sat Night Show) Full Moon Party-Ko Panang, Tall Trees, Clockwork Orange, Dubai, Progress…the long list goes on, he is also one of the Bora Bora World Tour Residents.

• Events:
The ‘We Are Phonetic Presents’ parties have taken London’s clubland by storm, their recent Pacha party with Adamski, Rob Roar & Martijn ten Velden was a roadblock event with 90 min queues to get in; Flyer: http://phoneticrecordings.com/phoneticpromo/27nov_10/pacha_27_10.htm

Tillate “Oh My God, Awesome club, wicked music & quality people!”
Tilllate Mag, (2 page feature) “5am came far to quickly, I had made a lot of new friends and ultimately had proved a theory…club nights ARE what they used to be, you just have to find the right ones” The next event is at Pacha London on Saturday 27th November. Pacha Party Video footage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r80BKl487fo&feature=related

• Advert & Film: Four of Rob’s Phonetic singles feature on the soundtrack for the new Ibiza Movie ‘And the beat goes on’ with Jimi Mistry (The Guru, East is East, Blood Diamond). Rob’s ‘The Soulshaker’ track has featured on the Budweiser USA advert for two years running.

Rob Roar is renowned for whipping dancefloors into a frenzy, playing upfront eclectic House sets, playing material, most of which will turn out to be key clubbing anthems months down the line…a key player in pushing the House Music scene forwards.
(Discography below)

Rob Roar booking enquiries: agency@phoneticrecordings.com

ROB ROAR DISCOGRAPHY

• Adamski ‘Killer 2011’ (Rob Roar & KutOff Terrace Attack Mix) Forthcoming Spring/Summer 2011
• Sterling Void ‘It’s Alright’ (Rob Roar & KutOff Mix) Forthcoming Spring/Summer 2011
• Michael Gray, Jon Pearn, Rob Roar & Cassandra Fox – ‘Lights Down Low’ 
Forthcoming Spring 2011
• Max Linen – ‘Flashback’ 2011 Remixes
(Dalet Padley, Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner)
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts
- Summer 2011
• The Slacksons & Tom Jones – ‘Lose Control’ 
(Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner Remix) Autumn 2010
• Max linen – ‘The Soulshaker’ 2010 Remixes
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts
• Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner – ‘Slam 303’
Pete Tong on Radio 1, No.1 & M8/M8 Mag, No.2 DMC Buzz Chart
• Max Linen ft. Luciana -‘Neon Lights’
No.1 DMC Buzz Chart, No.1 Music Week Coolcuts
• Joe Smooth – ‘Promised Land’ (Max Linen Remixes) R&S Records/Global Cuts
No.1 Music Week Club Chart, No.1 DMC Club Chart
• Max Linen – ‘The Soulshaker’
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts
• Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner – ‘The Beat’
No.1 Xpressbeats, No.1 DJ Download, No.2 DMC Buzz Chart, No.2 Music Week Coolcuts
• Max Linen – ‘Flashback’ 
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts
• Braund Reynolds – ‘Rocket’ (Virgin)
No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts, No.1 Club Chart, No.27 UK National Chart
• Rob Roar & Peter Presta – ‘Latin Express’
• Kujay DaDa – ‘Young Hearts’ (Rob Roar Remix)
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts
• Rob Roar & DJ Gee – ‘Where were you?’
• Max Linen ‘Paradiso Del Mundo’
No.1 DJ Mags Ibiza Hype Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz Chart
• Max Linen – ‘Back to Mine’
No.4 DJ Mags Ibiza Hype Chart, No.3 DMC Buzz Chart
• Mark Wilkinson & Nanchang Nancy – ‘Playground Stuff’ (Rob Roar Edit)
• Bodyrox & Luciana – ‘What Planet You On’ Paul Woolford Mix (Rob Roar Edit)
No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Coolcuts, No.1 Club Chart
• King Quadra – ‘Pink Champagne’ (Universal) Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner Remix
A selection of Compilations featuring Rob’s Productions:
Featuring Luciana (Island/Universal)
Clubbers Guide 2008
Pacha Vol. II 2009
Bora Bora Ibiza 09 – Black White Beach
Clubbers Guide to Ibiza 2008
Club Hits 2006
Manumission Ibiza Classics Collection (EMI)
D. Ramirez Compilation
Roger Sanchez’s Release Yourself Vol. 5
Azuli Presents Space Ibiza 2004
Kontor Top of the Clubs Vol. 34
Amnesia Ibiza Vol.2
The Annual 2005 (MOS)
Clubbers Guide 2005 (MOS)
Cream Anthems 2002
Clubbers Guide to Summer (2002)
Clubbed (Judge Jules) 2002
The Annual 2002 (MOS)
Kiss Ibiza 2001
Cream Ibiza 2001
Club Nation 2001
Skribbles House (USA)
Renaissance Ibiza 2001
Dance Train 2003
Maxima FM
The Best Club Anthems 05
The Annual II MOS
Dance Nation (MOS)
Ibiza Uncovered (Sky)
Versuz – First Floor Finest
Crash (Sound of London’s Underground)
Party Groove (Miami)
The Greatest House Acapellas Vol.2
Compiled and Mixed:
Phonetic Ibiza 2010 – Night & Day Compilation
Featuring Luciana – Mixed by Rob Roar (Island/Universal)
Counter Culture II (Slip N Slide/Kickin) ‘Best Album Award’ Music Week
Counter Culture (Slip N Slide/Kickin)
Alien Underground (Slip N Slide/Kickin)
Planet House (Slip N Slide/Kickin)