Midnight Mafia: A New Mafia is Rising


By: Katarina Cvetko

From the creators of Knockout Circuz and HTID, Harder Styles United (HSU) is bringing back one of its biggest events, Midnight Mafia. The one-day event is returning to the Sydney Showground this May for its highly anticipated 4th edition. 

Originally starting as Sydney’s longest running hard style nightclub, Harder Styles United (HSU) has since grown to become one of the biggest large-scale event companies in Australia. Claiming to host the biggest indoor hardstyle music festivals in the Southern Hemisphere, HSU is known for attracting thousands of ravers from all over the world with their world-class productions, impeccable organization, and powerful lineups. This year, HSU sets the return of Midnight Mafia with the City Of Dragons theme, claiming to be its biggest production yet.

“13 International Gangsta’s with many talents will join forces to capture the streets of the City. A new Mafia is rising in the east”

This year’s line up features 13 massive names from all over the globe with the perfect balance of raw and euphoric styles. Hardstyle icons such as Ran-D, Wildstylez, and Noisecontrollers are among many big names on the list. The lineup is further solidified by raw legends Luna, E-Force and Gunz For Hire. With a diverse range of characters, this event has someone for every hardstyle lover.

Here are the top three sets you absolutely should not miss at Midnight Mafia:

The Street Fighters: PROJECT ONE

Making their iconic comeback in 2016, Dutch duo Project One will finally return down under for another unforgettable performance. After recently releasing their first EP since their return to the scene, the highly anticipated act will feature a mixture of new music combined with timeless classics. It will surely be a set to remember. Relive their last Australian performance at Knockout Circuz 2016 below.


After officially launching their happy hardcore act almost a year ago, Norweigan duo Da Tweekaz will be making their Tweekacore debut in Australia at Midnight Mafia. The duo puts a happy hardcore twist on their already energetic and absolutely insane sets to create a unique style for everyone to enjoy. Their performances are easily one of the most entertaining and enjoyable acts on any lineup and should definitely not be missed. Check out their very first Tweekacore set below.

The Enforcers: ANGERFIST VS MISS K8  (The Ultimate Showdown)

Hardcore heroes Angerfist and Miss K8 will be joining forces for the ultimate showdown in Sydney. The man in the mask, Angerfist, has been described as a pioneer in hardcore music. The Dutch DJ and producer is known for his ferocious hardcore beats and energetic performances. The goddess of hardcore, Kateryna Kremko, known professionally as Miss K8, is known for her energetic performances and high-quality productions all over the world. She continues to create chart-topping hardcore anthems and headlines just about every major hardstyle event. Both artists are individually recognized as the biggest names in the hardcore scene and are sure to make a powerful duo. Check out their masters of hardcore b2b set below.

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