Jose D. Duran
19 days ago | Art
News spread this afternoon on social media of the passing of Naomi Wilzig, the founder of the World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) in Miami Beach. She died at the age of 80 last night in her sleep. Naomi's son, Ivan Wilzig, confirmed the news on F...
27 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Sure, the rain washed out a lot of acts on Friday and Krewella spent Sunday getting trolled by Deadmau5, but for the most part Ultra Music Festival 2015 was a success. The most positive feedback we heard all week was how much more enjoyable the fe...
28 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Deadmau5 isn't at Ultra Music Festival this year, but that's not going to stop the loudmouth Canadian DJ-producer from taking away the spotlight from what's happening in Bayfront Park. Krewella, who are now just consists of sisters Jahan Yous...
29 days ago | Miami Music Week
When I wrote back in January that I found Ultra Music Festival's 2015 underwhelming, honest to God I wasn't doing it do be contrarian or clickbait-y. EDM is big and there's a lot of money to be made. No one is going to argue that headliners like A...
30 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
The big news from day one at Ultra Music Festival 2015 was, of course, the rain. Personally, we spent more time in the press area trying not to get wet than we did on the festival grounds. (Still, Röyksopp's last-minute performance on the Live Sta...
1 month ago | Music News
Mekka, the longstanding Park West nightclub, will close its doors after Winter Music Conference 2015. Owner Michael Slyder confirmed the news to New Times this morning via email, saying, "Our landlord, Miami Worldcenter, is set to begin constructi...