In what is probably my most grueling test of personal endurance, I went ahead and signed myself and two friends up for this years Defected Croatia. It takes place on beach in Tisno, which is located along one of the country's many gorgeous landscapes. The festival takes place over 6 days, meaning if you're planning on making the trip there then stamina preservation is a crucial -- or you could just go for less time.
Headliners include legends Basement Jaxx and Dimitri from Paris, recent Brainfeeder releasee Peggy Gou, Nightmares on Wax, and a host of others. The below playlist is a hopeful snippet of what's to come, that's met with an optimistic, open mind to receiving a sun-drenched lesson in dance music.