When talking about typical large-scale electronic music festival stages in the US, you're not very likely to hear names like Anish Kapoor and Stanley Kubrick tossed around. But then again, you're probably not talking with Damian Lazarus, the mercurial boss behind Crosstown Rebels, one of the most important independent underground labels in today's dance music marketplace.
As the lights dimmed on weekend one of this year's Ultra Music Festival, the beats stayed bumping through the Florida air. The events and parties of Miami Music Week and WMC kept the fire burning all week long on South Beach. From mermaids swimming the pool of the Cover Girl / Hyde Beach Club Party at SLS with Nervo to intense debauchery at the Big Beat Records karaoke party at the Clevelander, this week was bonkers!