Tickets to Ultra Music Festival: $299.95. Winter Music Conference passes: $475. Seeing all your favorite DJs and producers: Priceless.
No, it literally won't cost you anything. The best kept secret of the whole WMC and Miami Music Week party train: you can catch some of the hottest names in the gam ... More >>
The seemingly endless traffic nightmare is over. The crowds have gone home.
That's right -- Memorial Day weekend 2012 came and went, and now the locals have reclaimed South Beach. The nightclubs are back to business as usual, booking superfamous international DJs and catering to the bottle-popping ... More >>
Maybe you're planning to spend the entire weekend performing glowstick tricks at Ultra Music Festival. Or enjoying the lavish amenities at Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Hotel. Or bleep-bloop-ing around Biscayne Bay aboard the Biscayne Lady.
But if not, you need a beat-freaking plan. In total ... More >>
Attention passengers. You're normally allowed one carry-on
per flight. But Ultra Music Festival is going to go ahead and upgrade that to about
No, we're not actually flying anywhere, but Ultra is
spreading the love with their Carry On series of after parties throughout Miami
Fes ... More >>
Ostensibly, Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week provide thousands of very serious electronic dance music fans with an annual opportunity to meet, mingle, and discuss the current state of EDM.But c'mon, that's bullshit. The truth: Both WMC and MMW are just excuses for totally out-of-contr ... More >>
It's finally here! The official music video for "Play House," the first single off Afrobeta's first full-length album Under the Streets.
The video is vastly different from the kitschy teaser trailer shown on the band's website. That project, which was directed by local filmmaker Fro Rojas, ... More >>
The busy Miami Music Week festival claimed at least one life this weekend when a man drowned during a pool party at the Clevelander hotel. The 40-year-old man from out of town was swimming in the hotel's pool after drinking heavily and drowned. The hotel was hosting the Nervous Pool Party at ... More >>
Photo by Camille LambWynter Gordon perfrorms "Dirty Talk" at the IDMAs.So it wouldn't be entirely accurate to say that everyone who matters in dance music attended the 26th Annual International Dance Music Awards at Dolce last night. But even if Armin Van Buuren and Deadmau5 couldn't make the eve ... More >>
Camille LambSinger Chris Willis performs "Gettin' Over You"So it wouldn't be entirely accurate to say that everyone who matters in dance music attended the International Dance Music Awards at Dolce last night. But even if Armin Van Buuren and Deadmau5 couldn't make the event, a few high-class yet ... More >>
Todd Terry with enthusiastic furry hat wearing fan. Todd Terry's InHouse Records PartyThe VagabondWednesday, March 9, 2011Better Than: WMC on South Beach.Upon first arriving at Vagabond for a night of house music, we were greeted with a few dancers grooving to an MGMT remix. And the main room's d ... More >>
What do you call Snoop Dogg on ecstasy? DJ Snoopadelic, apparently.The human body is an amazing biological machine. You can try your best to irreversibly damage its every last cell by subjecting it to a sleepless six-day WMC spree of ass-pounding party music, 36-hour dancing blackouts, and a diet ... More >>
You're gonna need speed to keep up with Sydney Blu.Thanks to the sudden, nasty breakup between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, the month of March in Miami just might kill us all.
Basically, the party plan has gone from a five-day freakout to an insanely unhealthy four-week mar ... More >>
The father of electroclash, Larry Tee.Ultra Week may have the bigger names and parties, but Winter Music Conference is still going to give us plenty of reasons to become 24-hour party people.Case in point: The Vagabond's WMC lineup is so well thought out and diverse. Whether it's classic hou ... More >>
Sander KleinenbergWhy 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 >>
World-renowned DJ-producer Junior Sanchez hardly needs an introduction.
Like his homies Erick Morillo and Harry "Choo Choo" Romero, Sanchez was bred in New Jersey's seminal '90s Latin house scene. He would cut his teeth spinning at legendary NYC hotspots like Limelight and the Shelter.
As a me ... More >>
The main room of Soho Studios around 1:30 a.m.My WMC day on Thursday went from swish to underground to somewhere in the middle, and it was interesting to see how conference is holding up across the economic strata. It seems like in the alternate world of dance music, people who have been partying on ... More >>
Justin NamonMiss you Benny Benassi. Click here to view the full slide show.First night didn't go so well for me. After a few too many glass of
champagne early in the day at the Gansevoort's rooftop pool, I had to
go home to sleep off the buzz. Yes, I broke my rule of not drinking
early in the week. ... More >>
OrganicArmaOrganicArma's ambitious, multipurpose venue, dubbed "the Awarehouse," opened with a packed debut extravaganza a couple Saturdays ago -- check out our photo slideshow of the event.
Building on that party momentum, the folks behind the space are going for a bigger splash during WMC. The Awa ... More >>