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Winter Music Conference

Happy 100th Birthday, Miami Beach -- What a Great Time to Go to the Keys

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 05.25.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Still, through the playful sarcasm, and with the utmost sincerity, happy birthday, Miami Beach. May you celebrate 100 more. Let's just make sure your 200th birthday isn't underwater.

Hurricane DJ Hitting the Miami Coastline

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

Over 3,000 Disc Jockeys and industry enthusiasts will be flooding Miami and the surrounding beaches later this month for the 30th annual Winter Music Conference (WMC).

The Hunger Games: Dance Music Edition

Arash Shirazi | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment
Arash Shirazi

Every March, we welcome daylight savings, the transition from winter to spring, and for those of us in the dance music profession, Miami's annual Winter Music Conference.

LOOK: Miami Music Week In Pictures

| Posted 05.27.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY, NEFARIOUSGIRL.COM Those of us who love electronic dance music and Winter Music Conference-turned-Miami Music Week know it’s a maratho...

LOOK: Where The Biggest DJs Played In Secret

| Posted 05.27.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY, NEFARIOUSGIRL.COM A few know about it -- and even fewer get the VIP invite to be part of the very exclusive Motorola Music Lounge prese...

PHOTOS: Anja Gets Down At Treethouse

| Posted 03.19.2013 | Miami

BY JIPSY, NEFARIOUSGIRL.COM Every year I say I am done with WMC, but every year I am just as excited to venture out and hear all the sounds of the ...

Cocaine Cowboys, DJs and Tony Bennett: Three Things Miami Had in Common Last Week

Tara Solomon | Posted 06.04.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

Is there such a thing as social OCD? If so, we're surely afflicted. Our calendar last week was beyond eclectic.

PHOTOS: Last Resort At Villa 221

| Jipsy | Posted 05.26.2012 | Miami

"While we couldn't stay late at the Last Resort party by Safe Music and friends, the time we spent there Sunday afternoon at Villa 221 was perfect. Th...

PHOTOS: Dim Mak Pool Party

| Jipsy | Posted 06.14.2012 | Miami

By 2 p.m., almost every pool party related to Winter Music Conference was filled to capacity -- and getting in would test partygoers' patience and des...

Deadmau5 SLAMS Madonna Over Drug Reference

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

When Madonna took to the stage Saturday night to introduce Avicii at Miami's Ultra Music Festival, she asked, "How many people in this crowd have seen...

PHOTOS: The Do-Over Does Miami

| Jipsy | Posted 03.26.2012 | Miami

"On Sunday -- the last day of Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week -- The Do-Over party from L.A. returned to Miami for a third consecutive year o...

PHOTOS: Inside Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel

Marisa Matluck | Posted 06.14.2012 | Miami

There was a time members of progressive house holy trinity Swedish House Mafia would have played Ultra Music Festival or Space or and of the massive c...

PHOTOS: Sunset Cruise With Carl Cox And Digweed

| Jipsy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Miami

Sailing away with house legend Carl Cox isn’t a terrible way to spend a Thursday afternoon, and being one of the lucky ones on board enjoying the so...

10 Great Non-Ultra, Non-Masquerade Miami Music Week Events

Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Miami

Some things are a given during Miami Music Week: Ultra Music Festival going bonkers, Swedish House Mafia throwing their own party, outrageous prices a...

Weekend Guide: Lose Your Mind In These Crowds

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.15.2012 | Miami

This weekend, you should start to see raver girls in furry boots and yarn dreads popping up all over town. The Winter Music Conference starts this wee...

Disco and Deindustrialization: In the Mix With 1970s Pittsburgh DJ Terry Kicks

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
John R. Eperjesi

The people of Pittsburgh did a lot more than just sing and clap their hands to Sister Sledge's disco classic "We Are Family." When the lights went down, they got up and danced.

Kia Makarechi

House Invasion: How Club Music Sneaked Into Mainstream Pop | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

On a July night, the ground at New York's always-crowded, never-clean Webster Hall was quite literally shaking under the bass pouring out of the DJ's...