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  • 03/14/2008

2008 WMC Gig Guide

Every year, XLR8R heads to Miami, for a week of non-stop dance parties coinciding with the city's annual Winter Music Conference. Here, we've picked through the hundreds of events happening this year and highlighted the best ones for every genre from dubstep to techno.


Wednesday, March 26

Freak N'Chic Showcase
Music By: Dan Ghenacia, Marc Antona (live), Shonky, Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Droog
Venue: Townhouse Hotel Rooftop, 150 20th St.
Details: 3 - 12 p.m., $20, 21+
myspace.com/droog_la

The Goods
Presented by Nordic Trax, SoSound Recordings, and Great Lakes Audio
Music By: Mark Farina, Alexander East (live), Luke McKeehan, Jazzy Eyewear, Lawnchair Generals, Latenight Society, Jay West, Tovar
Venue: Templo, 619 Washington Ave
Details: 10 p.m. - 5 a.m., $15, 21+
Link: nordictrax.com

Ovum vs. Poker Flat
Music By: Josh Wink, Steve Bug, Shlomi Aber, Martin Landsky, Argy, Benny Rodrigues
Venue: The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St.
Details: 10 p.m. - 5 a.m., $20, 21+
Link: thevagabondmiami.com


Thursday, March 27

Earlybird: dirtybird WMC Afterhours
Presented by XLR8R
Music By: Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Worthy, Christian Martin, Tanner Ross & Riva Starr
Venue: Studio A, 60 NE 11th St.
Details: Doors open 5 p.m., 21+
Link: dirtybirdrecords.com

Anjunabeats 100
Presented by Made
Music By: Above & Beyond, Andy Moor, Super8 & Tab, Mike Shiver, Fine Taste, Boom Jinx, James Grant, Electrobios
Venue: Nocturnal, 50 NE 11th St.
Details: 10 p.m. - 8 a.m., $25, 21+
Link: anjunabeats.com

Minus 10 Year Anniversary Showcase
Presented by Made, Native Instruments and Traktor
Music By: Richie Hawtin, Magda, Marco Carola, Paco Osuna, JPLS (live), Heartthrob (live), Ambivalent (live)
Venue: Nocturnal Terrace, 50 NE 11th St.
Details: 11 p.m. - 12 p.m., $30, 21+
Link: m-nus.com


Friday, March 28

We Love House & Dolce
Music By: DJ Spen, Victor Simonelli, Groove Junkies, DJ Meme, Rocco, Morten Trust, Sarah Foote, CDJ Louke, Mr Mike, Miles Numan, Dario D'Attis, Chilly, Marc Marshall
Venue: Hotel Astor, 956 Washington Ave.
Details: 4 - 11 p.m., Free w/ Badge, $15 w/o
Link: mapdance.ch

One Night Only... an AM Only Event
Music By: Adam Beyer, Adultnapper, Dirty South, Ewan Pearson, Green Velvet, Josh Wink, King Britt, Magda, Mathew Johnson, Richie Hawtin, Steve Bug, more
Venue: Karu & Y, 71 NW 14th St.
Details: 10 p.m. - 12 p.m., $40, 21+
Link: made-event.com


Saturday, March 29

Listed Loves Mobilee
Music By: Anja Schneider, Sebo K, Pan-Pot, Ralkf Kollmann
Venue: Townhouse Hotel Roof, 150 20th St.
Details: 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Link: mobilee-records.de

The Odyssey
Presented by Spectral Sound, Traktor Skratch, and Resident Advisor
Music By: Audion (live), Pår Grindvik (live), Kate Simko (live), Ryan Elliot, Seth Traxler, and Konrad Black
Venue: Aqua Yacht, 4441 Collins Ave.
Details: Doors open 4 p.m., $25, 21+
Link: ghostly.com

Destruction
Presented by shocklee.com
Music By: Bomb Squad & the International Futuresound Soldiers, Mala, Skream, Joe Nice, Seckle, Moldy, The Professionals, SGT Pokes, Surprise Guests
Venue: The Miami beach Resort & Spa, 4833 Collins Ave.
Details: 12 - 6 p.m., Free w/ Badge, 21+

Fixed WMC Freakout
Presented by XLR8R
Music By: Simian Mobile Disco, Gui Boratto, Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Radio Slave, JDH & Dave P
Venue: Studio A, 60 NE 11th St.
Details: 10 p.m. - 8 a.m., $25, 21+
Link: myspace.com/fixednyc

Get Your House in Order
Music By: Lawnchair Generals, Pete Moss, Jazzy Eyewear, Luke McKeehan, Chris Harris, Santiago & Bushido, Marshall & Kai, Tovar
Venue: SIXX Miami, 653 Washington Ave.
Details: 10 p.m. - 5 a.m., $10, 21+
Link: nordictrax.com

Mobilee Loves Sobebeats
Music By: Anja Schneider, Sebo K, Pan-Pot, Ralf Kollmann
Venue: JakmelArtGallery, 3501 NW 2nd Ave.
Details: Midnight to close
Link: mobilee-records.de

Get Lost 3
Presented by Crosstown Rebels
Music By: Damian Lazarus, Pier Bucci, Jamie Jones, Clive Henry, Seth Troxler
Venue: Studio A, 60 NE 11th St.
Details: 5 a.m. - 12 p.m., $20, 21+
Link: crosstownrebels.com

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