Exclusive: Why Gorgon City, Green Velvet, and more believe Miami Music Week is one of the most important dance events of the yearMiami Music Week

Just about every year without the need of fail, Miami Music Week draws some of the dance music’s strongest talent and most raucous crowds for its seven-day frenzy, this year notwithstanding. From Virtual Self‘s acclaimed Clubsystem set with assistance from Boys Noize to more than 30 Diskolab hosted parties, like Green Velvet‘s curated La La Land series, showcases and unique sets will run rampant from March 25-31. In addition to the omnipresent and immaculately curated reside parties, the week also capabilities the Winter Music Conference (WMC), which hosts sector-revered speakers and hot-button programming galore.

With a international array of DJ talent, producers, and multifarious talent from the music sector at big flocking to the city each year, the cultural significance of Miami Music Week basically can not be overstated. By reaching out to a spoonful of the week’s major performers, Dancing Astronaut was in a position to find out, from the artists themselves, why the occasion series is such an impactful celebration for electronic music patrons worldwide.

Tony of Above &amp Beyond:

Exclusive: Why Gorgon City, Green Velvet, and more believe Miami Music Week is one of the most important dance events of the year9769 F2 Bw“Miami hosts the most concentrated, crazy, occasion-filled week in the year. What with Ultra, the conference, spring break, and all the shows about town it is a special possibility to see anybody and everybody in the globe of electronic dance music. It is like the entire Ibiza season in a handful of days, a possibility to escape the winter climate and dance in the sunshine, by the pool, on a boat or in a club. We’ve been undertaking our personal shows in Miami for extra than a decade now and they are constantly up there with the ideal of the year.”

Above &amp Beyond play Diskolab x Above &amp Beyond Miami 2019 on Thursday March 28th

Gorgon City:

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“We’ve been going to Miami music week for years. I in fact very first went when I was 19! It is a crazy spot with numerous parties. There’s persons from all more than the globe in 1 spot and that is what tends to make it so unique and essential. We can not wait for this year as we’re playing some remarkable events.”

Gorgon City play Diskolab x La La Land on Saturday March 30th

Riva Starr:

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“WMC time is when I get to meet all my DJ and sector mates in 1 spot. No names attached to an e-mail but genuine faces, becoming in a position to chat face to face about our globe is priceless. It is nonetheless 1 of the ideal windows to showcase your sound.”

Riva Starr plays Diskolab x SOLA vs BLOW! on Thursday March 28th

Green Velvet:

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“I have been going to the MMW considering the fact that the ’90s. It is a longstanding tradition that marks the starting of the festival season.”

Green Velvet Plays Diskolab x La La Land on Sat March 30th

La Fleur:

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“WMC, a week when everybody from all more than the globe comes collectively in sunny Miami for some of the ideal parties of the year. You in no way know exactly where you are going to finish up, clubs, rooftops, pool parties, boat parties, the list goes on. Aside from the celebration atmosphere, it is a beneficial chance to go over some of the hot subjects and concerns in the sector. There are handful of events all through the year exactly where the music globe gets collectively, so we must make the most of them. For us Europeans, it is also a beneficial time of year for us to connect with fans, promoters, other artists, labels and sector pros who are primarily based more than the pond that we may possibly not necessarily get to see as typically.”

La Fleur plays Pete Tong Pool Celebration on Thursday 28th at Surfcomber and Ultra Resistance on Saturday 30th.

Doorly:

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“MMW is an institution for me. I have hardly ever missed it considering the fact that very first coming about 15 years ago. Actually everyone in home music is there someplace or an additional and for a week Miami turns into this magical playground exactly where the entire city becomes 1 significant festival in what’s currently 1 of the coolest cities on the planet.”

Doorly plays Diskolab x La La Land on Sat March 30th

James Zabiela:

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“Although there are a lot of electronic music conferences now, Miami is the original 1 for me and nonetheless relevant in that you will constantly find out a handful of electronic gems or possibly obtain some inspiration from a random set someplace on South Beach. Ultra, of course, remains a wonderful gateway for young new recruits to the electronic music scene specifically with them investing so a great deal into their Resistance brand of which I’m extremely fortunate to be a component of this year.”

James Zabiela plays Ultra Resistance on Friday March 29th

Hector Couto:

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“MMW is a hub for labels and all various sorts of artists and genres to congregate collectively. It is certainly the spot to be.”

Hector Couto plays Diskolab x SOLA vs BLOW! on Thursday March 28th

Danny Howard:

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“I feel any occasion that brings collectively the world’s ideal DJs in 1 spot at the similar time, to connect with persons on the dance-floor is a unique moment, and Miami is 1 of these moments. On the other hand, Miami is the original showcase of our beloved dance music that is wealthy in its heritage and legendary in its objective. Miami Music Week is the time when we hear the music we’ll be dancing to all summer time extended.”

Danny Howard plays Diskolab x SOLA vs BLOW! On Thursday March 28th

Nathan Barato:

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“MMW nonetheless matters mainly because it is 1 of the ideal stretches of a week when you can hear hundreds of the world’s ideal DJs in a quick quantity of days. And, for the DJ neighborhood it is a wonderful time to meet, hang, inspire and even break new music.”

Nathan Barato plays Diskolab x elrow Miami on Saturday March 30th

Matthias Meyer:

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“MMW is 1 of the handful of instances of the year that the music neighborhood comes collectively for a week of some of the ideal parties, networking, and just basic superior instances. For me, as an artist it is a possibility to play at some super cool parties. This year I play Do Not Sit – constantly a superior time. It is also a possibility to meet up with my mates from the sector who come to Miami from all about the globe – there’s a superior vibe in Miami that tends to make everybody a small wild.”

Matthias Meyer plays Diskolab x Do Not Sit By The Pool on Tue March 26th

Cassy:

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“Miami is nonetheless essential mainly because it is not so essential, so whoever is a hardcore fan or a lover of it will go. I meet so a lot of persons from about the globe, and there is a mixture of parties and acts you can’t see anyplace else. Miami is a celebration spot, house to home music and home music artists, and so a lot of parties and trends began there. I have been playing considering the fact that about 2005, so it is now a ritual for me, and extremely essential to me personally. I’ve met and formed close friendships and partnerships more than the years. I appreciate it and I wouldn’t miss it for the globe.”

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