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DMC World Magazine – Dan Prince (Editor)
“The king of the Space Terrace unleashes ‘Rockerfella’ – the first anthem of summer”
Rob has performed at Super-clubs across the world, incorporating tours of America, Asia, Europe and his beloved Ibiza. Headl..


Rob Roar (International DJ, Producer, Record Label Owner, Song Writer, Music Publisher, Events, Bespoke Music Promotion)


We Love…Space, Ibiza:

Owner of Phonetic Recordings – one of Ibiza & the World’s favourite House Music Labels – and one half of Ibiza King’s ‘Max Linen’, Rob Roar is one of the music industries influential Players.

No.1 Album on Beatport – Rob Roar’s Phonetic Ibiza Night & Day 2015

DMC World Magazine (Nov. 2014)
“The BEST Ibiza Album of 2014 – Rob Roar’s Phonetic Ibiza Night & Day”

Rob Roar

DMC World Magazine – Dan Prince (Editor)
“The king of the Space Terrace unleashes ‘Rockerfella’ – the first anthem of summer”

Back to Mine with Chinonegro

• January 2015: The Rob Roar ‘White Isle’ Radio Edit goes Top 15 in Europe (iTunes Download Chart) with the video receiving 550,000 plays in 2 months. No.1 Breakout in US Billboard Chart, No.5 in UK Top 25 Dance Chart

• December 2014: Rob Roar’s production featuring Stella Attar ‘Rockerfella’ hit the No.1 spot in the NYC Music Pool Chart. This is the 3rd time the single has hit No.1 in the USA, previously knocking Calvin Harris off top-spot. The chart has been running since 1975 and is compiled by US Radio and Tastemaker DJ’s.

• November 2014: Rob Roar’s new Ibiza album is released, celebrating another great season. Featured on the front page of iTunes and hailed by DMC Magazine as “The BEST Ibiza Album of 2014”. A big accolade when you think of the sheer number of Ibiza Albums every year. Over the last four weeks Rob has performed 11 guest radio mixes and interviews on key stations across the world to promote the album.
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• Rob kicked off 2014 in style under his Max Linen guise topping the Beatport Tech House Chart (No.2). ‘Man With Soul’ is a hot collaboration with Prok & Fitch, out on Toolroom records. Rob can be found hotfooting it back and forth to the white island of Ibiza headlining the legendary Sunset Terraza Arena at the world’s No.1 club We Love Space. Responsible for many a No.1 record and Ibiza Anthem, his ‘Rockerfella’ production was heavily championed by the world’s tastemaker & radio DJ’s, riding high in Beatport’s Tech House Chart:

‘A’ LIST Gaydio Radio 25-9-14
No.1 USA House Chart
No.4 DMC Buzz Chart
“What summer House is all about, big smiles and raised arms across the floor”
No.2 USA House Chart (Re-entry)
No.1 Canadian House Chart
Re-entry 16-9-14
Featured Music Week Cool Cuts Chart
Teaming up with the chart topping Stella Attar of The Creeps/Luke Solomon fame, the new vocal version has been tearing up dance-floors and radio across the World, the track was big favourite at the recent Burning Man Festival.

Rob’s 10 date USA tour saw him play at the Nectar Music Festival/Ibiza Residents/Rehab Pool party @ Hard Rock Hotel & Paul Oakenfold’s Las Vegas party, then off to Hollywood, Los Angeles to play Super-club Avalon, Los Lobos & Empire.

Rob is sponsored by Pioneer DJ, keeping up to date with new products, tips and skills.

Production wise, Rob’s tracks have been tearing up global clubs & charts alike. Six days ago his Slam 303 tune was uploaded to Soundcloud with 32,500 plays and counting. Other productions include ‘808 Digital (Say What)’ which hit No.1 in the KOS Global Radio Chart & featured high in the DMC Ibiza & Miami Buzz Charts. With the follow up ‘Get Static’ featured high in Beatport’s Tech House Chart:

Beatport ‘Tune of the day’
“Rob Roar unleashes a huge, Tech-House crowd-pleaser”

Tune of the week – KOS Industry Global Radio Chart
“A Tech House monster hitting the Beatport top nerve and making heads nod everywhere”

 “Yet again Mr Phonetic dominates the white isle, we absolutely love it. A Hit”

Rob’s radio edit of DASCO ‘What I Need’ has been licensed to Majors and independents across the world, hitting Top 15 in two European countries on it’s week of release (Nov. 2014)

Ibiza Super-clubs
Rob is one of a select few DJ’s to have played every super-club in Ibiza, performing much talked about sets on the terrace for We Love Space, Manumission @ Privilege & Amnesia, 5 hour Bora Bora sets, Miss Moneypennys @ El Divino, Clockwork Orange @ Es Paradis & Sands, Mambo, Es Vive after Space parties, Judgment Sunday @ Eden with Guest mixes on Ibiza Global & Cadenza Radio.

Listen to Rob Roar DJ LIVE from We Love Space:
Rob We Love Space – Summer 2010 with 55,500 Soundcloud plays:
Rob rocking the legendary ‘We Love Space’ (Terrace) & Amnesia Ibiza:

• Albums
Rob’s Phonetic Miami Night & Day Album featured on the home page of iTunes with highly acclaimed reviews:

‘Compilation of the Month’ Tillate Magazine
‘Compilation of the Month’ DMC Update “Love it! Great album, congratulations”
Tillate: “This is an EPIC album, awesome”
DMC Miami Special – Rob Roar Feature on Miami:

• 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 featured mix on his Radio show:
“Rob is a Top Class DJ, An Ibiza BIG Hitter…A taste of Ibiza Magic”

• Productions & Remixes
Listen – Soundcloud Showreel:

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 ‘Neon Lights’ production hit the prestigious No.1 DMC Buzz Chart, No.1 Music Week Coolcuts with vocals by Luciana (Bodyrox/Interscope).

All of his own productions have topped the UK Club, DMC Buzz, Coolcut & Mixmag Charts and have gone onto to become worldwide club hits with a constant stream of Press/Internet sites running interviews, reviews & features on Rob’s antics and productions.

‘Lights Down Low’ see’s three chart topping DJ/Producers team up; Michael Gray (Full Intention), Rob Roar, Jon Pearn (Bodyrox) & Cassandra Fox (Rui da Silva ‘Touch Me’) championed by the world’s tastemaker DJ’s.

Rob has also written and produced with Boy George, receiving a Double Platinum Disc (600,000 sales) and recently with the legendary Sir Tom Jones.

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

Rob Roar is renowned for whipping dance-floors 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. Rob is a key player in pushing the House Music scene forwards. (Discography below)

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Selected discography Rob Roar

• Rob Roar ‘Backtrackin’ Spring 2015
• Rob Roar ‘Deviant’ Nov 2015
• Rob Roar Ft. Keithen Carter ‘Crack Cadillac’ Spring 2015
• Rob Roar Ft. Stella Attar ‘Rockerfella’ Spring 2014
No.2 USA House Chart (Re-entry) Formally No.1 knocking Calvin Harris off the top spot.
• Rob Roar Ft. Keithen Carter ‘What’s Happening’ Summer 2014
“What’s Happening? The Phonetic boss is happening! Massive tune from the guvnor.”

BBCi Radio – The bossman, (aka Mr White Isle) signals his intent! Phonetic dominance (again) A surefire Ibiza anthem
• Max Linen – Flashback – The Remixes (Pirupa, Vanilla Ace, Daley Padley (Hot Since 82)
New Entry No.7 DMC World Buzz Chart, Up to No.9 Music Week Cool Cuts Chart, No.19 DMC World ADE Buzz Chart 2013
”30 Monster tracks from the biggest Dance Music Conference in Europe, set to smash 2014!”
• Rob Roar Ft JLG ‘Chick’s On Acid’ Summer 2014
Featured DMC Buzz Chart & USA House Chart
• Rob Roar ‘Rockerfella’ Summer 2013
No.1 USA House Chart, No.4 DMC Buzz Chart, No.1 Canada House Chart
• Rob Roar ‘Get Static’ Winter 2012
Beatport ‘Tune of the Day’, Banners on Home & Tech House pages, Ft. Beatport’s Tech House Chart & DMC Buzz Chart. KOS Global Radio ‘Tune of The Week’
• Rob Roar ‘808 Digital (Say What)’ Summer 2012
No.1 King of Spins Global Radio Chart, No.6 DMC Miami Buzz Chart, No.9 DMC Ibiza Buzz Chart
• Adamski ‘Killer 2011’ (Rob Roar & KutOff Terrace Attack Mix) No.1 DMC ADE’s Top Tips
• Michael Gray, Jon Pearn, Rob Roar & Cassandra Fox – ‘Lights Down Low’ 
The Remixes – Spring 2013
• Max Linen – ‘Flashback’ The Remixes
(Daley Padley, Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner)
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Cool Cuts
- Summer 2012
• The Slacksons & Sir Tom Jones – ‘Lose Control’ (Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner Remix)
• Max linen – ‘The Soulshaker’ The Remixes (D.Ramirez)
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Cool Cuts
• 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 Cool Cuts
• 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 Cool Cuts
• Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner – ‘The Beat’
No.1 Xpressbeats, No.1 DJ Download, No.2 DMC Buzz Chart, No.2 Music Week Cool Cuts
• Max Linen – ‘Flashback’ 
No.1 Pete Tongs R1 Ibiza Weekend Buzz Chart, No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Cool Cuts
• Braund Reynolds – ‘Rocket’ (Virgin)
No.1 DMC Buzz, No.1 Cool Cuts, 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 Cool Cuts
• 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 Cool Cuts, No.1 Club Chart
• King Quadra – ‘Pink Champagne’ (Universal) Rob Roar & Felix Baumgartner Remix

Albums Compiled and Mixed:
Ibiza Anthems – 10 Years of Phonetic – Summer 2015
Phonetic Ibiza – Night & Day – November 2014
Phonetic Miami – Night & Day
- Spring 2013
Phonetic Miami – Night & Day
- Spring 2012 (Homepage iTunes Feature)
Phonetic Ibiza 2010 – Night & Day
Featuring Luciana – Mixed by Rob Roar (Island/Universal) No.7 iTunes Chart
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)

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