With annual events like Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival, there’s no denying that this city has a huge EDM scene. After the big names leave, SoBe’s equally talented resident music makers keep the party going. Here are our favorite DJs that call Miami home.
Named in the Top 5 of Miami’s New Times’s Best Local DJs, DZA is one of Basement’s resident DJs. Basement is a seatless nightclub in Miami Beach with live dancers, an ice-skating rink, and bowling alley. Every Wednesday he spins Hip Hop and R&B at the famous Jelly Party, which is essentially a skating night. He is also known for his own beloved party, Peachfuzz, which was at the Garret.
California born DJ and producer Ruene, is one of the city’s hottest DJs. The 34-year-old DJ moved to Magic City to pursue a career performing after attending his first rave when he was just a teenager. He holds a weekly residency at LIV and headlines the Favela Beach Party at Wall Lounge. He is featured in many publications including Refinery 29’s Miami’s 5 Hottest DJs, while regularly performing alongside big names like Alesso, Diplo, and Flo Rida.
Jessica Who? Oh, she’s just one of Miami’s favorite and most respected DJs. You can catch her at many of the city’s hottest late night spots like Basement, Icon, and Rockwell. With over ten years of experience, Who is an expert of her craft. In addition to playing at nightclubs, she has also worked with prestigious brands such as Marc Jacobs, Betsey Johnson, and MTV. She spins a mix of EDM using influences from contemporary and classic rock.
Mednas, another LIV resident, is a DJ and producer originally from Casablanca, Morocco. In 2008, he moved to Miami to pursue his career in music. His breakout track, “Derby” with Nima Nesta made it on the Beatport Top Ten chart, and his music has been praised by artists like Avicii and Nicki Minaj. He has performed along celebrated EDM DJs such as Kaskade, Diplo, and Tiesto. Mednas sources a wide range of genres in his sets, creating an eclectic experience for all attendees.
Trading the cold air of Canada for the sunny beaches of Miami, Dave Sol, has found his home . He has opened for EDM giants like David Guetta, Sebastian Ingrosso, and DeadMau5. Currently, he is the resident DJ at Story Miami. With almost 20 years of experience, he’s able to deliver explosive shows and sophisticated deep house sets at Miami’s biggest parties.