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    March 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's Ten Best Pool Parties

    Ever wondered why Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is held every March in the Magic City? Well, because it's warm and sunny in the MIA while the rest of the country is digging out from under another late-winter snowfall. As we shake sand out of our pockets and get oiled up in itsy-bitsy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014: The 130 Parties Announced So Far

    Ragers, raves, getdowns, throwdowns, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties, club parties, street parties ... Yep, it's already time to get set for another bout of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week madness. Now, at the moment, with the ten-day blitz still over a month away, the WMC a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Without music, those eight hours spent in a cubicle, the bumper-to-bumper traffic on your commute home, and life alone would be an unbearable nuisance. Good thing we never lack any good vibes in the Magic City. Just check the five best concerts going down this week from indie rock with the UK's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Groove Cruise 2014: "People Rage From the Moment They Board the Ship"

    "Pace yourself." That's party veteran and Groove Cruise founder Jason Beukema's advice to all who board the Norwegian Pearl for the 10th anniversary of the floating uhntz-uhntz bash. "It's so high energy, people go raging from the moment they walk in," claims Beukema. "They go too hard, too fast." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013's Lineup and Set Times

    Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse. But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013 Phase 3 Lineup: Tommie Sunshine, Dieselboy, Kleinenberg

    With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup. Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    We really are incredibly lucky here in Miami. Most people across the country save up their money and their energy for that one big show that comes around every three months or so. Here in our cradle of bass, we have tons of awesome artists coming in every couple of days! Sometimes one after another! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013 Phase 2 Lineup: Alesso, Eric Prydz, Snoop Dogg, Tons More

    Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Ultra Music Festival has announced its Phase 2 lineup. So let's not bother with the formalities. Here's who's been added: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Dog Blood (Boys Noize & Skrillex), Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Loco D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Dubfire Talks Deep Dish Retrospective, SCI TEC Label, and Future of EDM

    From the mid '90s to the mid noughties, there were few electronic dance music acts as big as Deep Dish. The Washington D.C. power duo of Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi helped lift house music from the underground to the mainstream via glossy pop production value and infectious vocal hook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Opium Group's Miami Music Week 2012 Lineup: Dirty South, John Digweed, and More

    Photo by Alex BroadwellJohn Digweed during MMW 2011.​The official start of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is less than a month away, and local venues are starting to reveal all the beat-wrapped goodies. One of the bigger juggernauts of the week, of course, is the Opium Group, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Toronto EDM Sensation Sydney Blu Talks World Domination and Her New Live From Mansion Album

    ​It's no small feat coming up in the cut-throat international DJ game, much less if you're a woman. But Sydney Blu didn't only defy those odds by becoming one of the biggest-selling artists in EDM. She also became the veritable queen of South Beach clubland by landing herself a highly coveted resi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Your Anti-Guido Party Guide to Ultra Week in South Beach

    We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.​If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate relationship with the month of March. On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Opium Group's Ultra Week Lineup: David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Calvin Harris, and Others

    David Guetta does Opium.​When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Dubfire's Proto-Punk Future Techno at Mansion February 5

    ​As an Iranian-American teen caught up in Washington, D.C.'s 1980s music scene, Ali Shirazinia became a fan of hardcore and New Wave. But when that decade died out, the kid switched, like a lot of ex-punks, to electronic noise. He learned to DJ, eventually adopted the stage name Dubfire, and co- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    DJ Mag Returns to the Shelborne With Two Weeks Worth of Parties

    Sander Kleinenberg​Why choose between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, when you can have both? DJ Mag has decided to do exactly that this year as it once again takes over the Shelborne, and its nightclub Shine, for two weeks worth of parties.Highlights include the return of DJ Mag ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    New Techno Compilation by Teggno Records Available Now Exclusively on Beatport

    Ft. Lauderdale-based record label Teggno has announced the release of its first artist compilation this month. Teggno was founded in 2007 by Lance Blaise a.k.a. Tattoo Detectives with the goal of putting out "quality techno music for the 21st century" and has so far gained support from some of the b ... More >>