Kat Bein

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  • 6 months ago | EDM

    Any veteran of Ultra Music Festival who attended this year's three-day event was pleasantly surprised by the increased organization and overall maturity of the audience. Certain seemingly simple measures, like an 18-and-over age policy and signifi...

  • 6 months ago | EDM

    There have been a lot of changes at Ultra Music Festival. The audience is over 18 now. And many of rave culture's familiar accoutrements -- finger gloves, glow sticks, rage totems, etc. -- have been banned under the fest's new Prohibited Items pol...

  • 6 months ago | EDM

    Watching Ultra Music Festival's idyllic official after-movies, you might get the impression that UMF is some kind of utopian music-based society where the young and beautiful run only in slow motion, where everyone is welcome and everything is ple...

  • 9 months ago | Top Lists

    Ever since dance music decided to overdose on molly, the only thing respectable alternative for pop music lovers is hip-hop. With that said, we're sorry, hip-hop, but we have to start holding you to a higher standard. You don't want to end up like...

  • 1 year ago | Top Lists

    By Kat Bein Correction: This article originally contained an incorrect byline. It was written by Kat Bein, not Katie Bain. Up on the Sun regrets the error. Calm down, party girl/boy. Before you go flaunting your shiz in the face of the selector, t...


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