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Techno, Climbing, and Basset Hounds
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Miami’s Heart Nightclub Closes
12 months ago

Miami’s Heart Nightclub Closes

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Well, that was fun. Heart, one of Miami’s most notable nightclubs, announced its closing after three sleep-deprived years. The statement released by the club blamed noise complaints and long legal …
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The Golden 20: Ultra Leaves a Mark in Music Festival History [Days 2 & 3]
12 months ago

The Golden 20: Ultra Leaves a Mark in Music Festival History [Days 2 & 3]

Upon entering the festival grounds, you are instantly greeted with the Worldwide Stage. It’s an inverted parabola that has effects and visuals all the way through that meets with giant …
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The Golden 20: Ultra Leaves a Mark in Music Festival History [Day 1]
12 months ago

The Golden 20: Ultra Leaves a Mark in Music Festival History [Day 1]

The Friday of Ultra Music Festival always has a certain feeling in the air. There is anticipation and excitement from the attendees, a certain friendly competition amongst DJs, frustration from …
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How Rapture Electronic Music Festival Won Miami’s Heart [Event Review]
12 months ago

How Rapture Electronic Music Festival Won Miami’s Heart [Event Review]

While Northeasters had to deal with massive snow storms, Miami had its own set of issues like which shows to go to during Miami Music Week. The events were endless …
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NP Exclusive Interview: Raiden and Yuri Talk Ultra, Acting and More
12 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: Raiden and Yuri Talk Ultra, Acting and More

Noiseporn had the pleasure to interview South Korea’s Raiden and K-pop superstar Yuri of Girls’ Generation during this year’s Ultra Music Festival.

There is a strong music scene in Seoul …
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NP Exclusive Interview: Laidback Luke on His New Sound, Steve Aoki Collab + More
12 months ago

NP Exclusive Interview: Laidback Luke on His New Sound, Steve Aoki Collab + More

There is little need for an introduction. I had the privilege of interviewing a pioneer in the world of electronic dance music. Lucas Cornelis van Scheppingen, aka Laidback Luke, is …
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Shaq to Host EDM Fest During Miami Music Week
1 year ago

Shaq to Host EDM Fest During Miami Music Week

We aren’t fully sure either. DJ Diesel, aka Shaquille O’Neal, aka Shaq, will be debuting Shaq’s Fun House on March 24th in Miami during the Winter Music Conference. Details are …
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Martin Shkreli Sentenced to Seven Years In Prison
1 year ago

Martin Shkreli Sentenced to Seven Years In Prison

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Martin Shkreli, aka “Pharma Bro,” aka Dennis from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, has been convicted of securities fraud in regard to two hedge funds he managed as well as his …
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Ultra Increases Security to an All-Time High, Details Mass-Shooter Response Plan
1 year ago

Ultra Increases Security to an All-Time High, Details Mass-Shooter Response Plan

The Miami Police Department (MPD) has now covered all possible security scenarios for Ultra Music Festival including a hypothetical mass-shooting. This practice is in light of the Las Vegas mass-shooting …
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Update: Fyre Festival Promoter Pleads Guilty to Fraud
1 year ago

Update: Fyre Festival Promoter Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Fyre Festival founder, and perhaps the most hated person in the music industry, Billy McFarland, pleaded guilty on March 6th to two counts of wire fraud. McFarland deceived festivalgoers–who were promised …
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