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Swedish House Mafia confirmed to headline Ultra Europe, Worldwide circuit now seems likely

The Swedish House slow drip just sped up slightly with a firm confirmation on the trio’s headlining performance at Ultra Europe. Posters recently appeared in Split, Croatia, signaling the Mafia’s impending arrival. It didn’t take long before the group’s ubiquitous three-dot calling card appeared on Ultra Europe’s website, cementing Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, and Steve Angello‘s […]

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Posters appear in South Korea, Swedish House Mafia appear to have Seoul in their crosshairs

Swedish House Mafia fans will tell you—patience is a virtue.  Fans had to endure a five-year hiatus as the group dissolved in 2013 and did not play together again until Ultra Music Festival in Miami in 2018. Since the single show reconciliation last spring, the trickle of information laying out the trio’s long-awaited reunion has […]

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Swedish House Mafia hits Croatia for Ultra Europe appearance

It’s been a fair moment since the fabled Swedish House Mafia posters have appeared in a city to announce their arrival. Luckily they’re back, this time finding their way onto walls in Split, Croatia. This can only mean one thing: the legendary trio are going to headline Ultra Europe. Their presence was conspicuously missing from […]

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Sonus Festival shares first phase of 2019 lineup, featuring Amelie Lens, Tale Of Us, Richie Hawtin, and more

A favorite event among underground enthusiasts, Sonus Festival has revealed the inaugural phase of its 2019 lineup. The industrially inflected first wave of artists touts Amelie Lens, Tale Of Us, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, and Solomun, among other highly sought electronic talents. Patrick Topping will notably hit the decks alongside Richy […]

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More than the music: The lifestyle of Croatia’s Sonus Festival

As the sun rises, Dixon is only two hours into a six-hour performance. The temperature on the dancefloor in the middle of a two-story open-air club is rising, but no one seems to mind; those that are overheating can take a quick dip in the pool behind the bar. The crowd has been dancing to […]

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American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia

It’s somewhat counter-intuitive to think of a musical festival, a place for unparalleled celebration, as a place from which one may never return. Nevertheless, year after year, due to exhaustion, overheating, and/or drugs, a small number of festival-goers tragically validate this bleak reality. As Ultra Europe 2018, held in the Croatian city of Split, came […]

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Good Morning Mix: Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble live at Dimensions 2014

Few sets compare to the near six-hour showdown that took place on the final night of Croatia’s Dimensions festival in 2014.A huge lightning storm broke out as Motor City Drum Ensemble and Floating Points were poised to close out the night. In an effort to combat the uncertainty, the two decided to share the decks on the Eglo stage while […]

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A day-by-day look at Sonus’ magic [Festival Review]

 1A day-by-day look at Sonus' magic (Festival Review)Sonus has become an underground jewel of sorts of the Croatian festival scene within just five years of operation. This notion was evidenced physically by the thousands of partygoers flooded into the surrounding town of Novalja as the festival commenced its milestone fifth anniversary celebrations at the nearby Zrce […]

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Sonus & DA present: A guide to planning a techno holiday in Croatian paradise

1Sonus & DA present: A guide to planning a techno holiday in Croatian paradiseCroatia is quickly rising as Europe’s next booming party destination. When looking into its growing presence on the public radar, it becomes evident why — not only is the coastal nation lined with beautiful beaches and warm, crystal-clear waters, but it also […]

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Carl Cox announced as surprise guest at Sonus

Sonus had one more surprise in store for its milestone fifth edition: Carl Cox. The news was delivered via video by the legend himself, announced his addition to the lineup and his excitement to be part of the celebrations. This will be his first time playing the festival, and he’ll be bringing colleague John Rundell […]

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The first sets from Ultra Europe 2017 have arrived

Ultra Europe began its milestone fifth edition in the picturesque Split, Croatia on July 13, bringing in thousands of global fans to enjoy a wide array of artists across the electronic spectrum. From main stage heroes such as David Guetta and DJ Snake, to the legendary pairing of Sasha & John Digweed at Carl Cox’s Resistance stage, the […]

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Sonus unveils final lineup & boat parties – Âme, Dense & Pika, and more added

 Underground lovers will make their pilgrimage to the Zrce beach, Croatia come August for the milestone fifth edition of Sonus. The festival, which is thrown by organizers of Time Warp, promises an exquisite week of top-quality techno and house set to the scenic backdrop of the Adriatic sea.With Sonus creeping closer, some much-awaited details have […]

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Ultra Europe releases 2017 lineup and promo video

Never one to shy away from extravagant photo and video coverage, Ultra Europe has announced their 2017 lineup with a nostalgia inducing announcement trailer. Taking place in the heart of Croatia, Ultra Europe has grown to draw attention from dance music fans across the world. Including headliners like Axwell / Ingrosso, Carl Cox, and DJ Snake, […]

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