Four-Part, Post-WMC Electronic Dance Music Party Guide
So pick up your serotonin-depleted head and blown eardrums off the floor where you left them after Sunday night's closing party and slip your blistered feet back into those battered dancing shoes, because Miami never sleeps. Not even during the WMC hangover.
And if you need proof, this week there are six unmissable EDM parties in town with world-class talent on the bills -- some of them even double-headers.
The action kicks off tonight with Art Department with Shaun Reeves at Mansion and Guy Gerber alongside Danny Daze at LIV. But that's only the beginning.
See the cut for a four-part, post-WMC electronic dance music party guide.
Subb-an and Russ Yallop. Friday, March 30. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami. 10 p.m. Call 305-456-5613 or visit electricpicklemiami.com. With his delectably deep bass-heavy bombs on labels like Crosstown Rebels and his own One Records, UK tech-house sensation Subb-an has been destroying international dancefloors all year. Meanwhile, Russ Yallop is another up-and-coming star of the Crosstown roster with a slick electro-funk sound.
Wildkats. Friday, March 30. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach. 11 p.m. Call 305-674-4478 or visit treehousemiami.com. The word is definitely out about this London DJ-production threesome. Their dubby jacking grooves put them right at home on esteemed labels like Hot Creations and Lower East, making them a favorite new act among those labels' international fans.
Chris Fortier and Joint Custody. Saturday, March 31. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami. 10 p.m. Call 305-456-5613 or visit electricpicklemiami.com. Native Floridian DJ-producer Chris Fortier has been going at it since the early '90s and even released a bestselling remix of Delerium's "Silence" featuring Sarah McLachlan in 1998. Today, he remains a relentless underground techno and prog house innovator. Joining him are Tampa duo Joint Custody from DJ Three's Hallucination Limited imprint.
Style of Eye. Saturday, March 31, 11 p.m., Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Call 305-531-5535 or visit mansionmiami.com. There's been some debate lately about whether Mansion is a suitable venue for underground EDM after a certain DJ got booted off the decks. But Stockholm DJ-producer Style of Eye's quirky body-jacking techno is sure to take the South Beach club's big room by storm.
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