Jose D. Duran
Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
15 hours ago | Ultra Music Festival
Thanks to Ultra Music Festival, the rest of the world gets to thaw out in the Magic City while jerking their bodies to the latest EDM hits. It's becoming a spring equinox celebration of sorts — just with a lot of more neon and very little clothing...
2 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Wonder why half-naked people in neon tights are wandering the streets of downtown Miami? Welcome! You are obviously new here. Every March, Ultra Music Festival and its satellite events, both official and unofficial — the whole mess is dub...
5 days ago | Miami Music Week
Geronimo doesn't agree that dance music — EDM, in particular — is dying. "I think the genre has never been healthier," he says. "I think we are pulling from places we've never pulled before as far as new artists. Young and emerging producers from ...
5 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Disappointed you weren't able to snag a ticket to Ultra Music Festival this weekend? Or is the astronomical expense to spend the first days of spring in Miami just out of reach? Ultra Music Festival doesn't plan to leave you out in the cold. ...
10 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
If there's one complaint you hear often about Ultra Music Festival, it's that the acts all seem to be the same year after year. Some of that criticism seems valid, but if you're looking for something new among the headliners, perhaps you're lookin...
11 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
There's no denying that acts like Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Martin Garrix, and Afrojack help Ultra Music Festival sell tickets. But before EDM became a marketing buzzword, Ultra was putting dance music at the forefront every March with a lineup...