Post Event Wrap Up: Ulu Cliffhouse Hosts Carl Cox’s Mobile Disco
GatraDewata.Com – Bali’s hottest new beachclub played host to house music legend and king of DJs Carl Cox and Eric Powell’s “Mobile Disco” on May 19th, to set the benchmark for ‘party of the year’ on the island of the gods.
Ulu Cliffhouse, Uluwatu’s clifftop Beachclub and Ocean Bar, welcomed over 1500 revellers for Carl and Eric’s first ever Mobile Disco out of Australia, where the duo played back to back for 12 hours of classic funk, house, disco and more.
About the event: Carl & Eric, under the blue skies of Bali, and the awe inducing backdrop of the Indian Ocean, took to the stage at midday on Saturday, and delivered a seminal 12 hour set. Digging deep through their extensive record collections, and picking out their favourite soul, funk and house tracks that they were brought up with and music that has influenced them over the years.
‘Mobile Disco’ began in Melbourne, Australia with 150 of Carl & Eric’s closest friends. It’s gotten bigger each year with more friends & funk/house loving fans coming along for the ride. ‘Mobile Disco’ is now a ‘Must Attend’ national tour playing to sold out boutique shows at some of the most picturesque locations across Australia.
Carl & Eric’s first time overseas, after many years of waiting, they finally found the right location. Ulu Cliffhouse proved the perfect spot, with a full house and packed dance floor from start to finish. Here is to the next one…
About Ulu Cliffhouse
The jewel of Uluwatu, Ulu Cliffhouse’s clifftop playground showcases a 25-metre infinity pool, a stunning restaurant just voted one of the world’s most beautiful by Conde Nast Traveller, an amazing bar serving some of the area’s best cocktails, a music recording studio, an art space, a kids club, and its open-air “Ocean Deck” a cliff side rock bar hanging provocatively over the waves and above Ulu’s own private beach. Since opening in December 2017, world famous DJ’s such as Beastie Boy Mike D, Grammy-award-winning DJ Nic Fanciulli, Bushwacka! and Sir Norman Jay MBE have all performed at Ulu Cliffhouse.
Commanding jaw-dropping views of the ocean, Ulu Cliffhouse is home to Bali’s creative crowd, as well as being a space for wanderlusters to unwind or let loose. Designed by Shed London, the beach club draws on the iconic 1950’s Palm Springs aesthetic, enhancing its raw environment with modern edges, effortless chic and youthful cheek.
Food by world-renowned Peruvian Chef Diego Muñoz, who led Astrid & Gaston to #14 in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and now free rider chef, Ulu Cliffhouse’s culinary offering goes beyond the typical beach club menu by incorporating the influence of Diego’s travels around the world and Bali’s local produce – resulting in a menu that showcases his personal take on ceviches, tiraditos, and an array of other culinary delights – all created tastefully to complement Uluwatu’s laidback lifestyle.
With drinks designed by the same team behind Operation Dagger, number 22 bar in the world top 50, guests can choose from a formidable menu of beverages. Ulu Cliffhouse’s drink makers have spared no expense to ensure every tipple quenches the thirst of both casual drinkers and aficionados. From in-house cold pressed juices including herbs and vegetables from the area, body tonics, kombucha and Jamu made locally in the Bukit peninsula, there is something for everyone. <swn>