Well into the recording of what would become the Knife's fourth album, Shaking the Habitual (April 9, Mute), Swedish brother/sister duo Olof Dreijer and Karin Dreijer Andersson weren't sure that a band called "the Knife" still existed.
Afrojack has signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Universal Music Group, clearing the way for Island Records to release the Dutch artist's debut album, led by current single "As Your Friend" featuring Chris Brown, later this year.
As if Friday's eight-hour opening day wasn't enough, Ultra Music Festival stretched from noon to midnight on Saturday, offering fans twelve jam-packed hours of exceptional EDM talent. With more fans and DJs rocking Miami's Bayfront Park, there was naturally much more to see and hear -- running among stages to catch overlapping acts was all but inevitable.
They came, they raved, they conquered. Along the way to global domination, Swedish House Mafia and its uncompromising manager transformed the business of the dance world-and beyond. Billboard checks in with the reigning dons of the dance scene as they prepare to go their separate ways, following one last blowout tour.