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Premiere: Brooks and Jonas Aden devise mayhem with future house reunion, ‘RIOT’

From his introductory Ultra Music Festival appearance in 2014 to his most recent ANIMA live spectacle this past March, Martin Garrix shows no mercy in implanting numerous striking, high-profile IDs during his annual display at the Southern Florida event. When the STMPD Records head honcho took control of the decks during the festival’s 2019 Virginia […]

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Premiere: Brooks and Jonas Aden devise mayhem with future house reunion, ‘RIOT’

From his introductory Ultra Music Festival appearance in 2014 to his most recent ANIMA live spectacle this past March, Martin Garrix shows no mercy in implanting numerous striking, high-profile IDs during his annual display at the Southern Florida event. When the STMPD Records head honcho took control of the decks during the festival’s 2019 Virginia […]

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Premiere: Brooks and Jonas Aden devise mayhem with future house reunion, ‘RIOT’

From his introductory Ultra Music Festival appearance in 2014 to his most recent ANIMA live spectacle this past March, Martin Garrix shows no mercy in implanting numerous striking, high-profile IDs during his annual display at the Southern Florida event. When the STMPD Records head honcho took control of the decks during the festival’s 2019 Virginia […]

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Premiere: Brooks and Jonas Aden devise mayhem with future house reunion, ‘RIOT’

From his introductory Ultra Music Festival appearance in 2014 to his most recent ANIMA live spectacle this past March, Martin Garrix shows no mercy in implanting numerous striking, high-profile IDs during his annual display at the Southern Florida event. When the STMPD Records head honcho took control of the decks during the festival’s 2019 Virginia […]

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Premiere: Brooks and Jonas Aden devise mayhem with future house reunion, ‘RIOT’

From his introductory Ultra Music Festival appearance in 2014 to his most recent ANIMA live spectacle this past March, Martin Garrix shows no mercy in implanting numerous striking, high-profile IDs during his annual display at the Southern Florida event. When the STMPD Records head honcho took control of the decks during the festival’s 2019 Virginia […]

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Ultra Music Festival announces 2020 dates and return to Bayfront Park

Miami—Ultra Music Festival is coming home. After tumultuous back-and-forth concerning the future of Ultra Miami’s venue, the beloved music festival will officially return to Bayfront Park in 2020. This past year, Ultra faced difficulties adjusting to its relocated host venue on Virginia Key Beach including stranded attendees, marine life impact, and other logistical issues that […]

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Insomniac is now a majority owner of Miami’s iconic Club Space

Worldwide events powerhouse Insomniac have announced it has acquired an ownership stake in legendary Miami dance music institution Club Space. All current management and operations of Space will remain the same, but this partnership will ensure the revered club, known for its days-long parties, will have a long-standing future in a market that is seeing […]

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Insomniac is now a majority owner of Miami’s iconic Club Space

Worldwide events powerhouse Insomniac have announced it has acquired an ownership stake in legendary Miami dance music institution Club Space. All current management and operations of Space will remain the same, but this partnership will ensure the revered club, known for its days-long parties, will have a long-standing future in a market that is seeing […]

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Insomniac is now a majority owner of Miami’s iconic Club Space

Worldwide events powerhouse Insomniac have announced it has acquired an ownership stake in legendary Miami dance music institution Club Space. All current management and operations of Space will remain the same, but this partnership will ensure the revered club, known for its days-long parties, will have a long-standing future in a market that is seeing […]

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Miami commissioner seeks to expedite Ultra’s return to Bayfront Park

Despite the tumultuous course of events in the past year between Ultra Music Festival and the city of Miami, there’s a slim chance that the hallmark US dance music event may return to its longtime stomping grounds in 2020. Thanks to a proposal championed by the city’s Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Miami city officials will hold […]

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Good Morning Mix: Watch Skrillex unload a metric ton of IDs at Ultra Korea

Skrillex wasn’t yanking chains when he said he was going to release a stronghold of new music this year. It seems festival-goers at Ultra Korea got more than a taste of what’s to come. The robust hour-and-a-half set features various IDs, an unreleased Dog Blood track with Ty Dolla $ign, “Midnight Hour,” an unreleased remix […]

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Swedish House Mafia may cancel upcoming festival appearances after alleged deal with Live Nation

While Axwell may have declared that it’s “Swedish House Mafia for life this time” during the trio’s reunion appearance at Ultra Music Festival in 2018, the supergroup’s upcoming festival schedule across Europe may be in jeopardy. The recent turmoil first ignited this past weekend after Sebastian Ingrosso did not take the stage for a slated […]

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City of Miami officials want Ultra Music Festival to return to Bayfront Park

Nearly two weeks removed from Ultra Music Festival voluntarily annulling their license with the City of Miami and teasing “a new South Florida location” for 2020, Miami officials are now attempting to have the festival return to its home base. The festival was forced to host their chaotic 2019 iteration in Virginia Key after 18 […]

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Marine life surrounding Ultra’s new venue subject to extreme levels of stress—festival future in jeopardy

University of Miami researchers have determined that the fish living in waters surrounding Ultra Music Festival’s new venue on Virginia Key were subject to extreme levels of stress from the festival’s volume levels—perhaps greater than that of being chased by a predator. Researchers performed blood tests of fish at the Virginia Key hatchery, and with […]

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deadmau5 shares Ultra recap with Lights and Cubev3 installation

Just weeks after debuting his new Cubev3 setup at Ultra Music Festival, deadmau5 has shared a brief recap for those who weren’t in the Miami crowd. In the three-minute video, he shows the work that went into setting up the impressive installation, starting with packing up the Cube in Toronto in February, along with snippets […]

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Stream Ultra day three sets by The Chainsmokers, Armin van Buuren, Charlotte De Witte & more

After a shaky start to day one at Ultra Music Festival‘s new Virginia Key location, things started to return to normal as the weekend progressed. Rectifying the transportation errors with extra sets and extended hours, Ultra was successfully able to return the focus of the festival to the music. Between the main stage area and […]

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Live set roundup: Stream Ultra day two performances from Zedd, deadmau5, Martin Garrix + more

Ultra Music Festival‘s second day of production was nothing short of explosive. Martin Garrix fans found an unexpected new Garrix single on major streaming platforms everywhere just minutes after Garrix took Ultra’s main stage. Sound familiar? It should have, for that single was none other than Matisse & Sadko and Alex Aris’ collaboration, “Mistaken,” which comprised […]

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