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Rakastella ushers in its storied return to Miami with Phase 1 lineup

Art and dance music connoisseurs can rejoice in knowing that Innervisions and Life and Death‘s iconic joint event. Rakastella, is returning to its home of Miami during Art Basel on December 8. Hosted on the Virginia key, the event is primed to fulfill it’s title’s mission once more of “making love” by melding together stunning […]

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Will Ultra remain in Bayfront Park? Miami Commission to decide on July 26

Miami’s city commission will soon bring the uncertainty that surrounds Ultra Music Festival’s future at Bayfront Park to a close on July 26, the date that the commissioners will meet to determine whether the city of Miami will sign onto a five-year contract with UMF, thus allowing the festival to continue use of the park in […]

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Miami city commissioner to Ultra Music Festival: pay $2M annual fee to city to renew Bayfront Park contract, or relocate

Ultra Music Festival organizers will face a steep price tag if they wish to keep Miami’s veteran music event in its longtime location of Bayfront Park in the years to come. The Downtown Neighbors Alliance (DNA) circulated a petition in July 2017 that called on Miami’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to return access to […]

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F1 Could Do A Miami Race Next Year And Drop Azerbaijan: Report

Formula One could host a grand prix in Miami as soon as next year, according to a tweet from Dutch website Ziggo Sport F1. The outlet claims the Miami race could replace the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, known for its great racing and also plenty of controversy about the country it’s raced in.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Some Dude Put His Nissan 350Z Into A Canal While Battling For A Parking Spot

Last night in Coral Gables, Florida, on the campus of the University of Miami, a Nissan 350Z ended up in a canal, after its driver tried to, “to cut another driver off to enter a parking space,” according to The Miami Hurricane, the university’s student newspaper. Reader, be careful out there.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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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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Marshmello brings out Will Smith for live performance of ‘Miami’ at Ultra Music Festival [Watch]

Marshmello’s Main Stage set at Ultra Music Festival exemplified the festival’s forewarning to “expect the unexpected.” Marshmello crowded the Main Stage with a series of surprise special guests, including fellow Ultra 20 performers Slushii and G-Eazy, as well as Yo Gotti, Southside, Lil Uzi Vert, and the inimitable Will Smith, for a live performance of Smith’s […]

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Paris Hilton loses engagement ring during Above & Beyond’s ‘Common Ground’ Miami show

Above & Beyond’s emotive brand of dance music is that which demands many ‘hands in the air’ moments of joy during their shows. It turns out these moments are so intense for some that they end up losing valuable possessions — specifically, their wedding rings. Such a an ironically tragic incident befell Paris Hilton on […]

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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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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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Techno Tuesday: Yotto talks his sonic evolution, playing Miami, and using his air miles

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music. Yotto hardly needs […]

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Report: Engineer Told Officials Not to Worry About Crack in Miami Bridge Just Hours Before Collapse

The death toll from the collapse of a pedestrian bridge over a road at Miami’s Florida International University on March 15th has risen to at least six, with the university admitting on Saturday that one of the project engineers had waved off concerns over a crack just hours before.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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9 Acts To See At Ultra Music Festival 2018 + Set Times

Featured Photo by Alex G Perez This is a very special year for several reasons. Reason one, it’s the 20th anniversary of what some would say is the best music festival in North America. Reason two, there are rumors that Swedish House Mafia could reform at this year’s festival. Reason three, the unknown that comes […]

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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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Winter Music Conference announces 2018 dates and panel topics

Miami’s Winter Music Conference has announced official dates and panel topics ahead of its 33rd edition. Taking place on March 20-22 in Miami Beach’s illustrious Faena District, the conference will play host to a variety of panel discussions. Publicity, agency, licensing, streaming and A&R are among just a few of the topics listed on WMC’s […]

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Ultra Music Festival drops massive RESISTANCE Miami lineup

Ultra Music Festival unveiled their RESISTANCE lineup for UMF’s flagship Miami edition, ahead of the festival’s 20th anniversary in March. The lineup is directly in line with the underground thematics of RESISTANCE, an intra-Ultra brand that caters to house and techno fans. RESISTANCE will host some of the underground’s most storied acts across its Arcadia Spectacular “Spider” stage, […]

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