Miami Music Week: A Look Back at WMC, Ultra & More

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Miami, Fla.— Just when you thought the annual dance-music excursion to South Florida couldn’t get any more intense, welcome to the 2013 version.
This past March 15-24, downtown Miami and South Beach offered a mosh of many things for many people. The 28th annual Winter Music Conference drew dance-industry types to the Miami Beach Convention Center for its seminars, exhibits and networking opportunities. [read more] Continue reading

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SXSW ’13: The Best DJ Sets—A Look Back

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Austin, Texas— From Soundcloud randoms to Billboard magazine cover stars, more DJ talent than ever graced this year’s SXSW. The annual live-music bacchanalia—held this past March 8-17 in venues all over Texas’ capitol city—was never at a loss for beats.

The 2013 festival was yet another confirmation of the blurring line between dance music and hip-hop [read more] Continue reading

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Beyond Wonderland: Techno Takes Hold

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San Bernardino, Calif.— The kids like the techno!

If that is the one thing I took away from Beyond Wonderland—Insomniac’s EDM massive held this past March 16 at San Bernardino’s San Manuel Amphitheater and Grounds—then maybe there’s hope for the future of electronic music in America. Yes, Beyond Wonderland presented Afrojack, David Guetta and Steve Angello, but it seemed that some new, tougher sounds took hold. [read more] Continue reading

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WMC & Ultra Fest Highlight Miami Music Week

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Miami Beach— Once again, Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week are here.
So what’s different this year? The whole block of dates—March 15-24—will be bookended by two weekends of Ultra Music Festival, one of the DJ and EDM communities’ biggest events. Set for Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, UMF and its seven stages will run [read more] Continue reading

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Enter to Win Miami Cocktails with Markus Schulz!

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Miami Beach—Want to win tickets to the Red Bull Guest House Miami Quintessential Cocktail Hour, hosted by Markus Schulz?

DJ Times and Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub are proud to present “The Quintessential Cocktail Hour” with host/2012 America’s Best DJ Markus Schulz, on the evening of Thursday, March 21 at Red Bull’s Guest House Miami.
By invitation only, 7 lucky fans and 7 of their friends will get to enjoy free drinks and get the chance to mingle with the one and only Markus Schulz!

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Stream Steve Lawler’s New Single – ‘Avaida (The Organ Track)’

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Steve Lawler’s first EP of 2013 is out today on VIVa MUSiC as a special 12” vinyl picture disc featuring both an original and dub mix.
An unforgettable staple of the VIVa Warriors’ 2012 Ibiza season, this release is very special for Steve as it is named after…

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Wild Weekend: Swedish House Mafia’s NYC Takeover

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New York City—This past weekend, Swedish House Mafia kicked off its NYC takeover with a dramatic symbol of its meteoric rise.

On February 28, the city of New York allowed the Grammy-nominated EDM trio—Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso—to light up the historic Empire State Building yellow and blue, the colors of their native Swedish flag. It was all done in honor of their Black Tie Rave charity event at Hammerstein Ballroom, with proceeds… [READ MORE] Continue reading

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