mcintosh & sonus faber surround six senses ibiza with HIFI soundscapes

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McIntosh & Sonus Faber at Six Senses Ibiza

McIntosh and Sonus faber team up with Six Senses Ibiza to envelop hotel guests in rich soundscapes. Ibiza in the 60s was a bohemian place for a crowd whose taste for partying has become legendary. In the decades that followed, the clubbing scene grew and its prominence on the world stage continued. To this day, Ibiza is considered one of the clubbing capitals of the world. Superstar DJs and dancefloor magic still exist, and they now blend into the natural surroundings of the new luxury resort and residential community, Six Senses Ibiza.

In the resort, the frenzy of nightlife collides with the resting time of the stay. Guests dance to the beat of high-end sound systems and recline in their seats as the speakers and amplifiers croon their sweet tunes. The debut of Live Cave music experiences at the luxury resort needed rich soundscapes to hold guests’ attention to the music, and that’s when Six Senses Ibiza tapped top audio brands McIntosh and Sonus Faber .

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Music has a different impact when the surround sound system relays the best quality of the song, and that’s what the leaders in audio McIntosh and Sonus Faber bring in their amplifiers and speakers. For them, immersive means giving up the hectic routine in exchange for a lasting musical experience. So when McIntosh and Sonus faber work with Six Sens Ibiza, international audio leaders place their amplifiers and speakers throughout hotel spaces, inviting guests to enjoy the atmosphere with quality sound.

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Six Senses Resorts aims to develop sublime experiences without diminishing the natural world, and their Ibiza property is the perfect place to capitalize on local culture emphasizing music, wellness and relaxation.

The goal of the collaboration is to define what luxury means when it comes to soundscapes. Together, the three brands place speakers and amplifiers in different spaces of the luxury resort. Guests may walk into a room and be startled by music suddenly drifting through the air.

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“Installing the finest McIntosh and Sonus Faber products enables Six Senses Ibiza to provide the most immersive and engaging listening experience that adds to the regenerative focus of all experiences offered at Six Senses”, says Shivas Howard-Brownmusical director of Six Senses Ibiza.

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When the teams behind McIntosh and Sonus faber enter the main restaurant, they see a grand piano adjacent to the full bar. The space opens in and expands out and inspires audio leaders to place Sonus faber speakers in the room as the carrier of rich sound, amplified by the amplifier by McIntosh.

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Bookworms and introverts who prefer to avoid frantic scenes can hole up in the library where Sonus faber’s Sonetto I library speakers await to serenade them while they take a break. “Sonus faber and McIntosh have been the definitive choice of producers, musicians and fans of the industry for decades”, said Charlie Randall, CEO of the McIntosh Group, a company to which Sonus Faber and McIntosh Laboratory belong.

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AUDIO SYSTEMS REQUIRED

Six Senses Ibiza adds an attractive spectrum to the Ibiza music scene. Directly on the shore, the Beach Caves concert hall is the heart of the resort. Home to live shows, events, sessions by emerging artists and an extensive vinyl collection, the Beach Caves feature cutting-edge technology from McIntosh and Sonus faber, so the vibrations from the speakers and amplifiers run through the veins of the guests.

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McIntosh and Sonus faber systems add to the resort’s free-spirited vibe | image © designboom

In another space, the Cave Royale guest bedroom opens through a secret door and leads guests to the recording studio, which has been outfitted with top-quality McIntosh and Sonus Faber audio equipment. The soundscapes are provided by composer, producer and recording artist Tomer Biran, and supported by music industry executive Shivas Howard-Brown.

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Adventurous guests looking for water activities are ready to step out of the hotel and onto the beachfront (pictured below). Located directly on the rugged Xarraca coast, ten eclectic seating areas will be set among the rocks, offering incredible sunset views and direct access to the water. You can order food and drinks and bring paddle boards or sea kayaks during the day.

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on the rocks

The Xarraca Room, the centerpiece of The Beach Caves, is an intimate nightlife venue featuring arts and music programming in partnership with Barcelona-based artist and designer Lydia Delgado. The small-scale venue hosts local and world-renowned DJs, artists, performers and musicians, boasting a world-class audio system for a superior listening experience.

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“It was exciting for us to partner with Six Senses Ibiza to bring a unique experience that connects music to such an influential island known for (live) music. Delivering immersive sound experiences is a key priority for us, especially in such an incredible setting. said Howard-Brown.

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mcintosh and sonus faber in six senses ibiza
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mcintosh and sonus faber in six senses ibiza
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The recording studio is complete with equipment to produce, mix and record music, this exclusive space is designed for creative collaboration with an experienced in-house engineer on hand. As the heart of musical culture and community, it is located directly next to the Xarraca Hall. It is accessible through a secret door from the exclusive Cave Royale suite.

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Shivas Howard-Brown, Music Director of Six Senses Ibiza, echoes Randall’s statement noting the synergy between the three brands in hopes of delivering complete audio landscapes. ‘From the DJ Booth to select Beach Cave Suites, installing the finest Mcintosh and Sonus faber products enables Six Senses Ibiza to provide the most immersive and engaging listening experience that adds to the regenerative focus of all experiences. proposed to Six senses,’ he says.

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Mcintosh MA8900 Amplifier | image © designboom

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Mcintosh MA8900 amplifier

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Founded in 1949, McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. is known for delivering distinguished quality audio products, superior customer service, and the ultimate music and movie experience. All McIntosh products are handcrafted at the Binghamton, NY factory by over 150 employees who are passionate about music and the McIntosh heritage. McIntosh continues to define the ultimate home entertainment experience for discerning consumers around the world, with the iconic “McIntosh Blue” power meters recognized globally as a symbol of audio quality.

Sonus faber is an Italian manufacturer of handcrafted loudspeakers and other high-end audio equipment, born from the idea of ​​a man who loved music and its correct reproduction, but also of a person with a special sensitivity for handcrafted wood products and a true reverence for beauty. The Sonus Faber brand tells a story through sound and materials. Every Sonus faber product, whether past, present or future, is capable of taking the listener into a world of long tradition, Italian culture and craftsmanship.

Six Senses Ibiza is the first BREEAM-certified sustainable resort and residential community in the Balearic Islands, occupying Xarraca Bay at the northern tip of the island. The resort has 116 rooms, pool suites, townhouses and beach caves. Three restaurants and a selection of informal dining spots and bars showcase natural, sustainable and local produce, much of it sourced from the resort’s farm and gardens. Layers of programming and live experiences celebrate music, art, fashion, pioneering wellness, culinary exploration and culture.

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