The unmissable parties that you need on your radar!
Line-up for WHP 2012 announced
Is being fit and healthy mutually exclusive from the hedonistic world of dance music? Or can exercise and late-night club culture happily co-exist? DJ Mag talks to a number of fitness advocates in the dance world to find out how these often polarised worlds have come together — and are happily complementing one another…
Courtesy of Pukka Up, plus new ‘Ibiza Loves Me 2012 – We Just Got Hotter’ comp
2012 Miami Listing's
Carnival 2012 celebrations locked and loaded for Sirena, Brazil
A RARE PLEASURE: The disco house delight of Miguel’s big breakthrough
Over the years, has anything offered more sun-drenched hedonism than the Miami party season? Judging by the amount of bikini-ridden, buff-tan parties squeezed into Miami’s clubs, swimming pools, hotels, boats and yachts in the space of a week throughout the Winter Music Conference’s 25-year lifetime, we think not…
This year, however — because of a change in the WMC schedule — the focus of the season is now spread over most of March. Now, with the conference taking place between 8th-12th and Ultra Music Festival between 25th- 27th, the party season is even longer with the majority of parties happening around the latter part of the month. So, grab your shades, slap on the lotion and slip on your ‘I’m in Miami Bitch’ vest, because these are the parties that you simply cannot miss if you so happen to, like us, find yourself kicking around the sunnier climes of South Beach this month. Purchase a calendar (star-stripped bikinis and baby-oil tans optional) and get marking…
Whether you call their music Dirty Dutch, the Dutch Sound or just Dutch house, the main players from Holland's house scene such as Afrojack, Chuckie and Sidney Samson couldn't be hotter right now. They're starting to work with gigantic US hip-hop/r&b stars via the ubiquitous David Guetta, but where did this scene come from and what is it - apart from geography - that binds the various players together?
As DJs, producers and labels all get their biggest musical bombs ready for Miami’s annual musical showcase, DJMag looks back at the history of Big Miami Tunes breaking at WMC