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Miami Music Week in a nutshell: capturing the ridiculousness beneath the glamour

Miami Music Week — the largest dance music industry event in America, and the world. In addition to the Winter Music Conference, which takes place that week, a plethora of outside club events dominate the city that culminate into Ultra Music Festival at its end. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the festival, making for […]

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Relive your favorite sets of Ultra Music Festival 2018

Festival season is officially in full swing as Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has officially wrapped its 20th anniversary event in grandiose display. The ever-expanding franchise recently announced its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, along with their expansion into China with Ultra Beijing and Ultra Shanghai. Living up to its promise to “expect the unexpected” in 2018, UMF capped off a lofty […]

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Shaq played MMW, had dance-off with Gronk

Shaq is a man of many talents — namely basketball, but also some more musically inclined. Beginning with his rap career, that has spawned four albums and a beef with erstwhile teammate/nemesis Kobe Bryant, to a burgeoning career as a DJ — never forget: Shaq Diesel played Tomorrowland — the Hall of Famer has no intent […]

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Ultra Music Festival acquires Winter Music Conference

Ultra Music Festival announced its acquisition of Winter Music Conference (WMC) during a press conference in Miami on March 21. In addition, Ultra acquired the International Dance Music Awards. The landmark deal was apparently in the works for a while, according to WMC co-founder Bill Kelly, who will retain his position to continue his vision for the conference. “WMC will allow veterans […]

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The third annual Remix Awards to heat up MMW on March 23

On March 23, The Remix Awards will take over Miami Music Week‘s iHeartRadio elektrik Pool Party. The third annual awards are produced by “The Remix Top30 Countdown” internationally syndicated radio mixshow and Digital Music Pool. Leading pop and dance music artists attend this electrifying event, held annually in South Beach during Miami Music Week. “We’re so grateful […]

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Claptone selects his favorite non-party spots during MMW [Guide]

Miami Music Week is in full effect, with each day being filled to the brim with a wide array of events to choose from that satisfy any electronic lover’s fancy. However, the choices are so vast, that sometimes making a decision proves an arduous task. Partying 24/7 is virtually an impossible task, however, and rest […]

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Hardwell: a Swedish House Mafia reunion at Ultra ‘has to happen’ [Watch]

Netherlands radio station,SLAM! recently got Hardwell on the phone to talk Miami Music Week, his upcoming Main Stage slot at Ultra Music Festival‘s opening day on Friday, March 23, and, of course, speculation that Swedish House Mafia will reconvene for a special anniversary performance. “Most of the DJs have some free time in January and February, […]

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DJ Snake to launch new label, Premiere Classe Records

In recent weeks, EDM enormity, DJ Snake, has dropped some not-so-subtle hints on social media surrounding “big news.” Now, amid the always momentous Miami Music Week, “You Know You Like It” and “Lean On” producer has taken to Twitter to announce the inception of his very own record label, Premiere Classe Records. As stated in his tweet, Snake intends to use this […]

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Miami Music Week & Beyond: How Kölsch continues his global domination [Interview]

Kölsch didn’t prepare anything for his nine-hour residency sets at the Gewölbe Club in Cologne, Germany. “But that’s the beauty of it,” he reveals. Known for his rousing, deeply emotive tracks, the Danish producer believes in both the freedom of music, and of his surroundings dictating his sounds. The aforementioned can certainly be said for the […]

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Feeling overwhelmed by Miami Music Week? Here are the parties not to miss

Making the right decision of where to go during Miami Music Week can be more than overwhelming given the endless amount of events in the area. Considering the vast pool of parties, showcases, cruises, and all-day events, it’s crucial to make ensure the most effective use of time throughout the week. As such, Dancing Astronaut has taken to compiling […]

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Gabriel & Dresden whip up deliciously entrancing MMW mix [also, ENTER TO WIN Anjunabeats mega-prize package]

Deep passion manifested itself into a triumphant return for Gabriel & Dresden, whose crowdfunded album The Only Road exceeded already high expectations from trusting fans to become one of the top trance releases of 2017. The beloved duo have since been taking their new work on the road with them, attending to their global following’s craving […]

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Spinnin’ Records releases ‘Miami 2018 – Night Mix’ ahead of Miami Music Week

As the days leading up to Miami Music Week continue to dwindle, Spinnin’ Records heightens the anticipation for the week-long marathon of electronic dance music events via the release of “Miami 2018 – Night Mix.” A one-hour collection of new IDs and selections from the catalogs of Spinnin’ standouts like TUJAMO, Quintino, and Valentino Khan, “Miami […]

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Heldeep and Monstercat to battle it out during Miami Music Week [Watch]

Miami Music Week is known for its overwhelming amount of heavy-hitting industry events culminating in Ultra Music Festival for the electronic music scene. Heldeep and Monstercat have announced their presence for the 2018 iteration of the music week in the form of Heldeep vs. Monstercat at Soho Studios on March 21. The event was announced after a series of angsty […]

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Above & Beyond announces MMW date alongside Seven Lions to conclude upcoming NA ‘Common Ground’ tour

While the formidable trance trio Above & Beyond has yet to embark on their forthcoming “Common Ground” tour in honor of their upcoming album of the same name — to be released in January —the group’s already announced an incredibly exciting denouement of the tour.Fans of the ensemble can expect a cinematic deliverance from the three, now set […]

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Rain Man & MAX – Do You Still Feel? (Original Mix)

Kris Trindl, known to many as Rain Man, has been mostly quiet on the music front for the first half of 2017. Aside from releasing a remix of Steve Aoki and Louis Tomlinson‘s “Just Hold On,” the Dim Mak-signed producer has been working on new music, like his latest single with MAX, “Do You Still Feel?”“Do […]

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