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WMC 2010: Hard WMC Pool Party with Erol Alkan, Boys Noize and Busy P, March 25

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Erol Alkan headlines Hard's first-ever Miami event.
Hard has been bring electro-house to the masses in Los Angeles ever since blog-house exploded over the scene. Sometimes the events can go down as epic, but the event's organizers have had a few blemishes too. We've got to say, we wondered when the organizers would expand the party to Miami, since the city's status as a dance music capital makes it an obvious choice -- they've already put on satellite events in New York and San Francisco.

But you've got to admit that the organizers are like 3 years too late. Electro-house has somewhat worn out its welcome replaced with dubstep and nu-disco. Still, that's not stopping the festival , along with a little help from local promoters Poplife, from putting on a pool party March 25 at Fontainebleau Hotel (4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach). Does the line-up sound straight out of 2007? Sure, but it's still pretty solid. Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Fake Blood, Jack Beats, Annie Mac, Brodinski, Aeroplane, Boy 8 Bit, Rory Phillips, and Gina Turner are all on the bill.

Party starts at noon and we don't expect to die until well after sunset. Tickets are available for $25 via Groovetickets.com, and with a capacity set at 600, expect it to sell out.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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