On Saturday, December 7, the last night of Art Basel Miami 2019, Basement located at The Miami Beach EDITION was the main destination for many of the city’s partygoers. Some of the hottest DJs stopped by to bring rhythm and flow that got the guests’ bodies moving in celebration. Basement, which is one of the more popular night clubs in Miami Beach, gives people many options for partying while listening to their favorite music. It is separated into two components, High Ground and Basement Bowl & Skate. There is a dancefloor with glowing dancers, a bowling alley and an ice-skating rink.
The High Ground dancefloor filled to max capacity as soon as Idris Elba began his set. People rushed to the dance floor to get a good view of the actor turned DJ while he suavely mixed melodies to rhythmic bass. The mood was upbeat and alive as guests inched their way closer to him. He immediately got the crowd dancing in tandem, enjoying the contrast of hip hop and house music.
Throughout the night, DJs Durante, Heidi Lawden and Lukewarm kept the Basement Bowl & Skate area moving and grooving to their own individual styles. Durante brought great psychedelic beats centered around strong bass while Heidi mixed a variety of sounds and songs. An appearance by Nick Kroll was made, he stopped by to enjoy the ice-skating rink and to get a hint of the Miami club life.
Diplo, an American DJ and producer, went on later that night to close it out. He always provides a great soundtrack for a special evening. The atmosphere felt alive with the familiar tunes matching the dramatic, dancing light projections. The crowd danced and partied as he played a wide spectrum of songs that brought the space to life and immersed everyone into the vibe. Diplo was also able to find time to bowl and score some strikes as the night went on.