Each summer. a new raft of dance compilations stake claim to represent the real Ibiza. But. if anyone deserves that that accolade. it is José Padilla. who first arrived on the White Island in 1975 and who has been DJling there ever since. For jose it has been always great to experience different music and play around the colours. As Jose days If it was grey. Id play one way. if it was very bright. Id play happy. Id play with the mood. Those sunsets have become legendary – an essential part of the Ibiza experience. climaxing in warm applause as the sun finally disappears beneath the waves. and those famous mix tapes evolved into the much-loved Café del Mar compilation albums. conceived and compiled by José Padilla. which have now sold over 5 million copies around the world.