Dsan Powell

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    December 20, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    Yay! Not only is it Friday, but it's the weekend before Christmas! Are you as excited as we are?! Well, with all of the cheap parties, booze specials, and great music that won't leave a hole in your pocket before going last minute Holiday shopping, you should be. Here are the ten best music-relate ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    Art Basel 2013: Six Best Dance Parties

    Ladies and gents, Basel madness has finally begun ... By day, that means four days of cultural enrichment and artistic appreciation at Art Basel Miami Beach and CONTEXT. By night, though, it's all about sweaty partying in the club with celebrities, Europeans, champagne whores, even Uncle Luke. J ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Therapy Miami Opens for MMW 2013 With Boys Noize's Miami Noize and 11 Other Parties

    When one club closes, another one opens. Well, at least that's the how it goes in Miami. Wedged between clubs that have been bringing drunken shenanigans to NE 11th Street for years (including Space) is the strip's latest addition, Therapy Miami. The new party spot will be launching tonight. And ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    Top Winter Music Conference 2012 Parties For Sunday, March 18

    ​After spending the past three days getting wasted and shaking ass all over SoBe, uhntz-uhntz-ing around Biscayne Bay aboard the Tikki Beach, and getting pruney in the Shelborne's pool, you're fucking pooped on partying. And like EDM quirkmeister Riva Starr's mustachioed clubber baby, you're whin ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach for Martin Luther King Day Weekend

    ​The threat of 50-degree weather this weekend has Miami in a freezing frenzy. Folks are worried Target's going to run out of space heaters and flannel jammy pants. Winn-Dixie's low on hot chocolate, Home Depot's out of fire wood, and PetSmart doggie parkas are on back order. The end is undeniabl ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    tINI on DJ Gender Divide: "The House Scene Is Not Defined by Gender, Everyone Is Welcome"

    ​Miami, meet tINI. Who is she? Only one of the transtlantic tech-house scene's most accomplished female DJ-producers. It helps that she's a card-carrying member of Loco Dice's beloved Desolat family, which means regular headlining slots at EDM hostpots from her native Berlin to Ibiza. Then there ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011
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    December 19, 2011

    Get Drunk and Jolly With Miami's Five Best Christmas Parties

    Art by AholsniffsglueHave a very Merry XXX-Mas with (((Shake))) at The Vagabond.​Oh, Christmas! It's that feel-good time of the year that's filled with good friends, close family, pretty lights, big trees, strong egg nog, huge yule logs, nice carols, sweet hymns, odes to Jesus, and all kinds of ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Miami's Five Best Electronic Music Labels

    Behold the BassHead!​Don't let us hear you say that Miami doesn't have a kick-ass underground electronic music scene, because we are absolutely brimming with homegrown talent.And the best thing is that it's still a relatively young scene. If there is this much forward-thinking creativity happe ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Download DJ Mix By Lee Burridge, Playing Soho Studios and Eve This Weekend

    ​The reputation of UK DJ Lee Burridge spans the entire globe, from Hong Kong and Thailand's local EDM scenes, which he helped foster throughout the '90s, to the Burning Man Festival in Nevada, which inspired his free-spirited Get Weird parties. Boasting a genre-bending amalgamation of styles, fr ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Miami's Five Best Electronic Dance Music DJ Crews of 2010

    ​Although Miami's hosted WMC for decades and booked commercial DJ heavyweights at megaclubs like Space for years, it's only recently that there's been a steady influx of quality underground EDM bookings. And if 2010 was any indication, you could almost say the MIA is starting to become an electron ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Josh Wink Talks Undying Musical Passion, WMC, and His Ovum Label

    ​After 20 years, DJ-producer Josh Wink still hasn't lost sight of what originally got him started in the EDM game -- his passion for the music itself. It's taken him from stints in the early '90s as a rave DJ, through his "Higher State of Consciousness" chart-crushing heyday, and now all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Bloody Mary Plays Space on Saturday

    ​Marjorie Migliaccio, a.k.a. Bloody Mary, is one of Berlin techno's most darkly seductive new artists. The French-born DJ/producer first signed to Sender Records in 2006, and after three years of hard work, staking her place in Europe's underground EDM scene, she released 2009's critically-acclaim ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Local Album Review: Louis David, Juan Rojas, and Dsan Powell - Revolutionary EP

    ​Louis David, Juan Rojas, and Dsan Powell  Revolutionary EP (petFood)The petFood label was formed in 2008 by native Miamian DJ/producers Lazaro Casanova and Jay-You as a launching pad for their own tropical-flavored brand of late-night club beats. They've since continued to expand their a ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Tony Rohr, Alexi Delano Make For Two Stellar Techno Bookings in Downtown Miami This Weekend

    Alexi Delano Plays Space on Saturday​The weekend has two stellar bookings in store for Miami's techno heads: Tony Rohr at the Electric Pickle on Friday night and Alexi Delano at Space on Saturday. Brooklyn-based producer Tony Rohr boasts releases on esteemed labels like Cocoon, Clink, and Wea ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Cedric Gervais at Space (Of Course), This Saturday Night/Sunday Morning

    Favoring a pounding prog-house sound as shiny and at times as sleazy as the city he now calls home, Paris-to-Miami transplant Cedric Gervais has a reputation as a DJ who plays it both uplifting and up-thrusting. Building up his following since 2003, this big room fixture favors blissfully breezy I ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Guy Gerber and Tom Clark Play Space on Saturday

    ​Techno heads looking to work their feet on Halloween night need look no further than Space, where internationally-acclaimed Israeli producer Guy Gerber will be performing along with Berlin-based DJ/producer Tom Clark. Boasting a distinctive and futuristic brand of proggy melodic tech house, with ... More >>

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    September 18, 2009

    Around the World in 12 Hours at Space

    ​Hey house junkies, turn off your computer and pack your bags -- you're going on a trip, and I'm not talking about the chemically-induced kind. This tomorrow night, Space Global Sessions has invited 11 DJs to take you "Around the World in 12 Hours." The event starts at 11 p.m, and runs through Sun ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Flyer of the Week: Monoblock at the Electric Pickle September 4

    ​Ever since wandering away from the pseudo-industrial barrios of their native Uruguay almost a half-decade ago, the dark, druggy boys of Monoblock -- Martin TC and Guikle -- have survived and thrived by zigzagging through the secret underground tunnels that connect all international party meccas. ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009
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    July 20, 2009

    Misstress Barbara Plays Space on Saturday Night

    Who better to follow up Ida Engberg's superb performance at Space last Saturday night than esteemed fellow DJ dominatrix Mistress Barbara? Sicilian-born Montrealer Barbara Bonfiglio has been a staple of the international techno scene for well over a decade, boasting a distinctive DJing style and ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Ida Engberg Plays Space this Saturday

    Swedish DJ/producer Ida Engberg is one of the fastest-rising female stars in the male-studded world of techno. A resident of Stockholm's legendary Cocktail Club, her career was kicked off auspiciously in the mid-2000s and headed right to the top, where she's shared the decks with some of th ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009
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    July 3, 2009

    New Techno Mix by DJ Baez

    The Techno Loft at Space opened in May and has so far fulfilled its promise of indulging Miami's ever-growing taste for techno with stellar international bookings including Steve Bug, Camea and Adultnapper, plus weekly parties and afterhours by local DJs Maurizio & Danyelino, Dsan Powell, Simon ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009
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    June 16, 2009

    Adultnapper Plays Space This Saturday

    Adultnapper is the shadowy alter ego of Brooklyn-based DJ/producer Francis Harris, a philosophy PhD drop‐out, former political activist/hardcore punk rocker, and one of the darker iconoclastic figures of contemporary techno. For a man who once admitted to having originally hated dance music, Harri ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Grand Opening of The Techno Loft at Space this Saturday Night

    A coalition of Miami's local techno talent can be found this Saturday night playing under one roof at the grand opening of the new weekly Techno Loft party at Space. This opening will double as a CD release party for local producer Simon Wish's new "Road To Berlin" record on his Sleaze Tech label. L ... More >>

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    April 24, 2009

    New Minimal Mix By DJ Lopera

    DJ Lopera, part of Miami's expat Colombian techno mafia, first got exposed to electronic dance music as a student in Germany, which makes it no surprise that he's a great proponent of the minimal sound. Having gained massive popularity in the early 2000's as a resident DJ in some of Colombia's hotte ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009

    Marco Donato of Italoboyz Spins at Electric Pickle Tomorrow

    Looks like Miami's late-night techno scene took no time at all in bouncing back after the week of hardcore WMC partying. Pornograph Events will be throwing down at Electric Pickle this Thursday night with Marco Donato --one half of Italoboyz, those minimal rascals who pleased audiences at this year' ... More >>

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    March 20, 2009

    WMC Preview: A Few Underground Parties

    Every year, without exception, WMC showcases the biggest commercial names in electronic dance music at Miami's myriad world-class nightclubs and posh beachside hotels. With all the hype going to the top dogs, it's easy to overlook some of the smaller gems on the Conference's highly-anticipated itine ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Saturday Afterhours: Amber Reyn at Eden Terrace Garden

    Pornograph Events is celebrating 3 years of underground nightlife this Sunday dawn at the new Eden Terrace Garden in North Miami. Locals Nova, Dsan Powell and Tuki Romero will be spinning in support of LA-based minimal DJ/producer Amber Reyn. Originally from New York, Miss Reyn was first introduced ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    New Techno Mix by DJ Dsan Powell

    Colombian transplant Dsan Powell has been gaining steady recognition in the sultry world of Miami afterhours since 2005 when he held DJ residency at Space. An early purveyor of minimal techno in Miami, he is currently teamed up with the We Love Techno and Tech Division events at Nocturnal, in additi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008