With just a month until Ultra Music Festival returns to Bayfront Park in Miami, the festival has unveiled its Phase 3 lineup. Spanning every genre across the electronic music sphere, Ultra Music Festival will welcome over 100 acts from around the globe to celebrate the festival’s 23rd edition.
With so many incredible acts to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which performances to catch. Here are five artists that you should keep an eye on at this year’s Ultra Music Festival:
1. TALE OF US
Tale of Us is an Italian DJ and producer duo consisting of Matteo Milleri and Carmine Conte. They are known for their emotional and melodic techno sound, and have gained international recognition for their productions and unique live performances. Owner of the Afterlife label, their imprint is known for its immersive visual and art concepts, with the label often commissioning bespoke visual installations for its events. Tale of Us are considered one of the most influential acts in contemporary techno music.
2. ERIC PRYDZ
Eric Prydz is a Swedish DJ, producer, and label owner, known for his innovative and versatile approach to electronic dance music. He has been active in the industry since the early 2000s and has released music under several aliases, including Pryda, Cirez D, and Tonja Holma.
Prydz is particularly well-known for his live shows, which often incorporate stunning visual displays and special effects. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the modern dance music scene.
3. JORIS VOORN
Joris Voorn is a Dutch DJ and producer who has been active in the electronic dance music scene since the early 2000s. He is known for his melodic and atmospheric take on techno and house music, and has released numerous critically acclaimed tracks and albums throughout his career.
4. STEPHAN BODZIN
Stephan Bodzin is a German DJ, producer, and live performer who has been active in the electronic music scene for over two decades. Bodzin’s music is characterized by its rich and detailed soundscapes, featuring intricate melodies and complex rhythms.
One of Bodzin’s signature features is his use of custom-built, self-designed hardware and software in his live shows, which allows him to create an immersive and deeply personal performance experience for his audiences.
He has released numerous critically acclaimed albums and singles throughout his career, and has worked with a variety of labels, including Systematic Recordings, Herzblut Recordings, and Afterlife.
5. MACEO PLEX B2B MICHAEL BIBI
You can’t miss the unique opportunity to see two of the best in the game playing together.
Maceo Plex is the stage name of Eric Estornel, an American DJ, producer, and label owner of ‘Ellum’. He is known for his eclectic and innovative approach to electronic dance music, incorporating elements of techno, house, and electronica into his productions. Maceo Plex’s music is characterized by its deep and melodic soundscapes, hypnotic rhythms, and trippy atmospheres. He has released numerous critically acclaimed tracks and albums, including ‘Life Index’, ‘Solar’, and ‘Lone Romantic’. He has also worked under other aliases, such as Maetrik and Mariel Ito, and has remixed tracks for a wide range of artists, including Radiohead, Underworld, and Lana Del Rey.
Michael Bibi is a British DJ and producer, known for his energetic and groovy take on house and techno music. Bibi’s music is characterized by its infectious basslines, catchy hooks, and playful rhythms. He has released numerous popular tracks and remixes, including ‘Hanging Tree’, ‘Got The Fire’, and “Otto’s Chant”.
Shaping up to be the festival’s most exciting edition yet, fans can purchase tickets to Ultra Music Festival 2023 here.