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Ultra unloads packed second wave of 2022 talent with Seven Lions, Tchami, DubVision, Afrojack, and more

Ultra’s highly anticipated homecoming date at Bayfront Park is truly a lot closer than it seems, and the Miami staple is continuing to come out swinging with its lineup reveal. Less than a month after unveiling its initial wave of headliners—the earliest its done so in its 20-plus-year history—Ultra Music Festival is already dropping the […]

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Ultra Music Festival announces first phase 2022 lineup: Madeon, Martin Garrix, Pendulum, Kygo, and more top ticket

An abridged festival season was salvaged out of 2021, and now it appears it is already time to start planning for 2022, as Ultra Music Festival announces its long-awaited Bayfront Park homecoming with a stellar first wave of talent. Ultra is pulling out all the stops for the event’s hotly anticipated Bayfront renaissance—the festival’s first […]

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How to Find Your Lost iPhone, Even If It’s Turned Off

With the iOS 15 update, Apple is improving the Find My feature even further. This feature normally lets you find, locate, and erase lost Apple devices—but now, certain iPhones that are running iOS 15 will be trackable even after the iPhone is switched off (which is the first thing that a thief does). How does […]

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Good Morning Mix: Swedish House Mafia fill the nostalgic void with their Ultra 2018 reformation

Let’s just preface this by saying that whatever has happened (or hasn’t happened) with Swedish House Mafia following Ultra 2018 is being considered completely irrelevant for the purposes of this article. The Swedish House Mafia rumor mill never took a breather—which was in no secret fueled by Dancing Astronaut—in the wake of the One Last […]

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Good Morning Mix: Martin Garrix rewrites Ultra history in 2016 with an unrivaled score of 10 IDs

10 never-before-heard IDs in one set. That’s just an anomaly even by Ultra‘s standards, and we all know the Miami mainstay to be the birthing grounds for unheard music. Martin Garrix hadn’t entirely inducted his new progressive-laden sound yet by the time that March 2016 crept up, but with “Now That I’ve Found You” alongside […]

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Good Morning Mix: Skrillex and friends close out Ultra 2015 in grand fashion

On February 27, 2015, Skrillex and Diplo consummated their union under the Jack Ü banner with their alias’ first and only album, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü. The LP would go on to become one of the most lauded in dance music history after it debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard‘s Dance/Electronic […]

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Good Morning Mix: Skrillex and friends close out Ultra 2015 in grand fashion

On February 27, 2015, Skrillex and Diplo consummated their union under the Jack Ü banner with their alias’ first and only album, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü. The LP would go on to become one of the most lauded in dance music history after it debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard‘s Dance/Electronic […]

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Good Morning Mix: Enter Carl Cox’s dimension-warping Megastructure at Ultra 2018

Festival-goers may flock to Bayfront Park for a multitude of reasons annually. The famed Megastructure in itself is case enough. When Carl Cox played Ultra for the first time in 2001 a mere three years shy of the festival’s inception, no one could have predicted that the subsequent union between Cox and Ultra would forever […]

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Ultra Music Festival officially cancels 2021 dates

For the second year in a row, Ultra Music Festival has been forced to cancel its dates. Generally seen as the commencement of festival season, Ultra’s 2021 cancellation effectively signals another gutted spring events circuit. Ticket holders were contacted by Ultra organizers to announce the cancellation, citing ongoing health concerns and COVID-19 protocols, as well […]

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Good Morning Mix: Head back to Bayfront Park for Afrojack’s all-time Ultra 2014 performance

There’s a considerable case to be made that, heading into 2014, Afrojack was plainly sitting in a class of his own. In the months building up to his sunset scheduling at Ultra that March, Afrojack was making preparations for his long-awaited debut album, piecing together Forget the World as its May due date crept closer. […]

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Movement releases lineup for Memorial Day livestream, Movement At Home

By March 2020, dozens of festivals had fallen victim to cancellations or postponements due to COVID-19, but the news that Movement Detroit wouldn’t touch down in the birthplace of techno across Memorial Day weekend (as it had for the previous 14 years) hit particularly hard for many of the festival’s die-hard fans. Along with other […]

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Movement releases lineup for Memorial Day livestream, Movement At Home

By March 2020, dozens of festivals had fallen victim to cancellations or postponements due to COVID-19, but the news that Movement Detroit wouldn’t touch down in the birthplace of techno across Memorial Day weekend (as it had for the previous 14 years) hit particularly hard for many of the festival’s die-hard fans. Along with other […]

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Movement releases lineup for Memorial Day livestream, Movement At Home

By March 2020, dozens of festivals had fallen victim to cancellations or postponements due to COVID-19, but the news that Movement Detroit wouldn’t touch down in the birthplace of techno across Memorial Day weekend (as it had for the previous 14 years) hit particularly hard for many of the festival’s die-hard fans. Along with other […]

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Weekend Rewind: Relive Swedish House Mafia’s ‘One Last Tour’ finale at Ultra 2013 [Watch]

Seven years ago, they performed their sendoff to a Miami audience of more than 50,000. A half-decade later, they seized an opportunity to convert their heartbreaking farewell nostalgia into a triumphant return to the very same location in which they presented their final goodbyes. Both Swedish House Mafia sets are widely regarded as two momentous […]

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Ultra partners with SiriusXM to introduce ‘Virtual Audio Festival’

For Ultra Music Festival followers disheartened by the news of its “postponement” to 2021 earlier this month due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Miami event is giving those who planned to either attend or view its livestream the opportunity to still experience the music. In a partnership with SiriusXM, Ultra will be hosting its own […]

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Ultra Miami ticketholders informed no refunds available following cancellation

Early morning on March 10, ticketholders to Ultra Music Festival‘s 2020 edition in Miami received an email blast from the festival regarding refunds for their purchases that had now gone to waste. They soon learned that refunds, in fact, weren’t on the table, and were unlikely to ever be. Instead, Ultra gave buyers several options. […]

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Ultra cancellation confirmed after official directive from City of Miami

It’s been a whirlwind week for Ultra Music Festival enthusiasts and organizers. After the Miami Herald reported earlier this week that the iconic festival’s 2020 iteration had been postponed over growing coronavirus concerns, the City of Miami has issued an official statement that the festival will be postponed until March of 2021. “Due to the […]

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Sources: Ultra Music Festival postponed over growing coronavirus concerns

It is still too early to tell without official word from Ultra organizers, but it appears the festival may be forced to pack it in and postpone a highly anticipated Bayfront Park homecoming over growing concerns of coronavirus transmissions. On Wednesday, March 4, Miami city officials called for the festival weekend to be postponed, and […]

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Miami city officials call for Ultra postponement amid coronavirus fears

Ultra Music Festival’s flagship Miami edition is one of the biggest dance music events in the world. Together with the surrounding Miami Music Week parties and conferences, the city fills to its brim each year with thousands of ravers eager to partake in the action. The festival is now facing strife, however, with the call […]

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Jack Ü’s mixtape turns five—celebrate with the duo’s 10 best moments

It has been half a decade since Skrillex and Diplo first teamed up as Jack Ü. To see two of the genre’s most formidable titans join up for a brief, albeit exciting run was one of the high points of EDM’s global boom, though all good things come to an end. After a stretch of […]

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