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crashing thru miami back to kc

Out east, Winter Music Conference is probably the closest thing there is to Ibiza; that is, in March 2004.  There were huge events going on out west, and randomly in the south of the US, but nothing was quite as consistent as this particular onslaught of Electronic Dance Music, EDM, or whatever your favorite nickname might happen to be. Solaris and I traveled down there in the first part of March, hooking up with several of his comrades here and there, and generally running down a path of debauchery and mayhem. In addition to the ultimate party of the day, Ultra Music Festival, he had a gig playing live at local radio station, The Womb. We dropped by several pool parties, stumbled across a few other KC and STL folks, hung out with the likes of Biz Markie, Doug E Fresh, and Slick Rick at a private little affair at Pearl Champagne Lounge, and danced all night to a solid line-up of Techno that included  Christian Smith, Mistress Barbara, and Marco Bailey at Tronic Treatment.


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