The 150,000 fans who invaded downtown Miami's Bicentennial Park from March 25-27 for Ultra Music Festival are a different breed of concertgoer. These people know how to party. Hard.
Which is exactly what they did over three music-filled days and nights that showcased the best of the best in dance music, including stars like deadmau5, Tiesto, Duran Duran, and Crystal Castles, as well as hot up-and-coming acts.
Read on for SPIN contributing photographer Ian Witlen's highlights of the festival.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »