Akbal Music is a well respected label that was created in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico and is now based in Barcelona. It is run by DJ/Producer Robbie Akbal. Inspiration has come from the Mayans with the word 'Akbal' meaning 'power of the blue night' in the Mayan calendar.
The labels' reputation has gained strength from both its volume and high quality of releases alongside its presence at international festivals and events - highlights include; BPM Festival; Off-Sonar Barcelona; Kazantip and many more.
The releases come from talented artists the world over as well as a strong Mexican flavour. Some select artists include Nick Curly, Huxley, Audiofly, Guti, Patlac, Eric Volta, Jonny White, Barem, Hector, Betoko, Aidan Lavelle, Cari Golden, Wildkats, Miguel Puente, Shall Ocin, Robbie Akbal, Muan, Balcazar & Sordo, Metrika, Droog, Aquarius Heaven, Raxon, El_Txef_A + more.
Support from the label also comes from great DJs like John Digweed, Damian Lazarus, Anja Schneider, DJ Sneak, Danny Howells, Maceo Plex, Magda, Ben Watt, Rodriguez Jr, Slam, Subb-an, Trickski, Ripperton, Robert James, and many more. It is clear that Akbal Music has earned the respect of the dance music community.
Akbal Music releases have been charted by Sascha Dive
, Ray Okpara
, Tim Green
, Maher Daniel
, Anja Schneider
, Luca Bacchetti
, Bloody Mary
, Darius Syrossian
, Ben Pearce
, Rodriguez Jr.
and 700 others