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José Padilla

Cafe del Mar, Mercury Records - Spain


José Padilla (born 1955) is a Spanish disc jockey and producer of ambient music. He is best known for his work as DJ in the Café del Mar bar on the island of Ibiza, and is considered responsible for popularizing electronic chill-out music.

Born in Barcelona, Padilla moved to Ibiza in 1975, taking up the DJ residency at Cafe del Mar in 1991. In 1994, he  [read more]