[TMN DOES MIAMI RIGHT] Ultra + WMC 2014 Review

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Welcome to my Ultra-world. It is a land filled with sun, sex, sounds, and sea. The energy here is relentless, the pace is fast. People come from around the globe to experience the narcotic pulse of bass that emanates throughout the city. Come with us as we voyage in to the depths of debauchery and dance, and experience the glory that is known as Miami Music Week.

Pool parties are a mainstay of the Winter Music Conference, so let our journey begin in South Beach at the Raleigh Hotel pool for the DIM MAK Miami Beach Party. Here we can observe the one and only Steve Aoki in his natural habitat. Aoki provides copious entertainment for all, and he is generous enough to even give some of his devoted following cake and champagne! Though very little of these accoutrements actually make it in to anyone’s mouths, it’s the thought that counts. Other notables to be taken from the environment are Deorro, The Chainsmokers, 3lau, Felix Cartel, and Autoerotique. Amidst the hard hitting, fist pumping, in-your-face beats that DIM MAK records is known for, we can’t help but to be pleased with the plethora of beauty and movement that surrounds us. A large pool waits patiently behind, framed in a soft blue hue and coaxing weary partiers towards it cool waters with the promise of buoyancy. As the party wanes, we trickle with the masses back on to Collins Avenue and become engulfed in an ocean of neon, skin, and cars that cost more than most families homes.

New Dim Mak Music!

Back across the bay and just a couple miles north of the Ultra Music Festival, we now travel to a chic and sensuous lounge nestled in the heart of Wynwood. The famed area is known for its walls; ever-changing murals blanket the buildings. The crackle and hiss of spray paint can be heard around every corner and an aroma of acrylic permeates the nostrils like a vandal’s potpourri. Be mindful of the razor wire on your right as we meander towards The Social Lubricant. TSL’s staff holds up to the lounge’s name, offering courteous and brisk service along with reasonable drink prices (for Miami). Absorb the deep house beats put on tonight by the likes of underground sensation Thugfucker. That’s right, Thugfucker. While the American and Icelandic combination of Greg Oreck and Holmar Filipsson could certainly play until 5am, the line up tonight will not require them to. Both of the boys are in excellent spirits this evening from the looks of it. Their connection with their crowd is palpable. Each twist and turn of their set seems to mean something, each bassline tickles the stapes in a profound way. Don’t forget about Thugfucker’s buddies either. Matt Tolfrey, Nick Curly, Francesca Lombardo, and many others are here as well to ensure auditory satisfaction. Are you hungry? There’s a sushi bar in the back corner to compliment your ethanol if you so choose…I would highly suggest it, we’ll be here awhile.

Thugfucker live

We’ve shown you South Beach and gone underground in Wynwood, so let’s venture now to what everybody has been waiting for; let’s go to Ultra Music Festival 2014! A cab is necessary because parking is the worst clusterfuck you’ve ever seen in your life. I am scheduled to interview Art Department, Paper Diamonds, and Vello Virkhaus prior to partaking in any of the festivities. You’ll notice that there, regrettably, is no press area within Ultra’s grounds…there IS, however, a mega yacht docked right next to the grounds that we can use. After delightful conversation coupled with a Krewella photo-op and a chance brush by with Zedd (he has sparkly eyes, pay no mind to my screaming “Zedd! You’re awesome!”), we tromp through the hidden workings back stage to make our way over to the Underground stage. Cue the sensory overload!

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[Get Crunk] Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist Vol 100

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What is up, my ninjas? I barely made it out of the three day bender, better known as Coachella, and am once again ready to provide you with a tasty selection of dance-inducing beats to carry you through your weekend festivities.

Before we get too far though, I’d like to offer up a sincere thank you to Ninjette Brooke for hooking up a killer playlist last weekend, providing the perfect build up to the 100th installment of our Friday Party Playlist.

With that being said, we have an extra large selection of party tunes this week seeing as how it’s our 100th playlist. So, press play, crack open a cold one, and get ready to dance your way through the weekend.

#danceirresponsibly

One Gecko Deeper(Landis Bootleg)
Tupac
Changes (Carnizzy Edit)
Jamiroquai
You Give Me Something (Teemid Re
Traveler
Hard To Fall Asleep (Original Mix)
Afrojack Feat. Wrabel
Ten Feet Tall (Brito Remix)
Lincoln Jesser
Rush
Breathe Carolina
Bang It Out (Gazzo Remix)
Dirty Vegas
Let The Night (Basic Physics Remix)
Bingo Players
Knock You Out (Eminence At Night Remix)
Steve Angello
Teasing Mr Charlie (Sebjak & Tony Senghore Remix)
Chromeo
Jealous (Dillon Francis Remix)
Will Sparks & Jebu
Check This Out (Original Mix)
Zedd
Find You (Teknartist Remix)
Toon
Talk Beatle To Me
Poison (LION KNGS & DOM Remix)
Missy Elliott
Work It (Chris Bushnell Remix)
Universe (HLTR$KLTR x Jordxn Alexander Bootleg)
TroyBoi
Dont Be Judging (MJ Edition)
Jantsen & Dirt Monkey
Freak That Shit (Shank Aaron Remix)
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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/17

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Side note: This deal is NOT valid for Seven Lions’ show tonight. Sorry kiddos.

Seven Lions - April 17th
Röyksopp
Running To The Sea Feat. Susanne Sundfør (Seven Lions Remix)

Dirtyloud - April 18th
Banvox
Connection (Dirtyloud Remix)

Laurent Garnier - April 19th
A1 GARNIER
M.I.L.F (preview)
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[Bangerz] Brooke’s Friday Party Playlist (CFPP Vol. 99)

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Since Clayton is too busy dancing his ass off at Coachella with the rest of the ninja crew, I decided to take over this week’s edition of CFPP to get you all ready for the weekend. Who needs 12 hours of live music, $8 beers, and half naked guys and girls to stare at for three days straight? Definitely not us…

If you’re just as jealous as the rest of our TMN team about not being at Coachella, then here are some free tunes to make your wallet forever grateful and your booty smile. Remember to stay classy, ninjas, and always dance irresponsibly.

Kiesza
Hideaway (Dzeko & Torres Remix)
Forever Young (Brazzabelle & LaReda Festival Remix)
Barely Alive
Welcome to the Real World (Hosting Bass remix)
UZ
Trap Shit V17
Twine
Hummina
Debroka
Swoop Mob (Free Download)
Psychologic
Wake Up
David Guetta & Showtek
Bad Feat. Vassy (iLLcasso Remix)
Dannic VS Matisse & Sadko VS Hats Off Tunes & CreamyCookies
City Sigure Life (Arthur White Mashup)
KATY PERRY
Dark Horse (OOF Remix) FREE DL
Krewella
Live for the Night (Aero Chord Remix)
John Legend
All Of Me (East & Young Remix) FREE DOWNLOAD!
Svyable
Turn Happy For WHAT?
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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/10

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Deorro- April 10th
Steve Aoki, Diplo & Deorro
Freak (Feat. Steve Bays)

Sigma- April 11th
Sigma
Nobody to Love (clip)

Damian Lazarus - April 12th
RBL007
RISE BEFORE ZOD
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[Get Crunk] Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist (Vol. 98)

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We know, we know. We’re way behind schedule on getting this out to you.

Better late than never, right, ninjas? #danceirresponsibly

Fleetwood Mac
Big Love (Nic Fanciulli Remix
Like I Do (Wile Out! Mix)
Art Department
Heartbreakers Techno
Passion Pit
Moths Wings (Artec Remix)
Portugal The Man
Creep In A TShirt (Ron Flieger Remix)
NSYNC vs Uberjakd
I Want You Back (Koyote Edit)
Reece Low
Ready (Original Mix)Free Download
Delerium Ft. Sarah McLachlan
Silence (Sevag Area
Nirvana
Smells Like Teen Spirit (Kings Remix)
Swedish House Mafia Laidback Luke ft Deborah Cox
Leave The World Behind (Cobra Effect Bootleg)
Disco Fries
Megatron Cant Eat Snails (Disco Fries ADD Bootleg)
Boys Noize
Push Em Up (Salva Remix)
Diplo
Boy Oh Boy (TWRK Edit)
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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 4/3

beta-super-pass

Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Adrian Lux - April 3rd
Adrian Lux
Sooner or Later feat. Kaelyn Behr (Preview)

Andy C - April 4th
Andy C
Haunting

Derek Plaslaiko - April 5th
Electric Deluxe Podcast 111 Derek Plaslaiko
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