Nicole Moudaber is a veritable cultural force, a fearless revolutionary.
She was organizing the very first electronic dance music parties that the Lebanese capital of Beirut saw in the years following its horrific civil war. It was a dangerous time for anyone, let alone a woman pushing a Western m ... More >>
Too broke to uhntz-uhntz at Ultra? Stuck in Boise, Idaho?
Well, no worries. 'Cause UMF organizers have hooked up free, live broadcasts on both YouTube and online radio network Digitally Imported. So you can even rave and rage at home alone! And it'll cost you absolutely nothing!
Just like last yea ... More >>
Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse.
But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
Over the last few years, Miami nightlife has seen a definite paradigm shift. And it coincides with the emergence of DJ-promotions collective LINK.
The tyranny of commercial dance music and VIP culture on South Beach is being battled each week by parties like LINK's, which cater strictly to undergro ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
The threat of 50-degree weather this weekend has Miami in a freezing frenzy.
Folks are worried Target's going to run out of space heaters and flannel jammy pants. Winn-Dixie's low on hot chocolate, Home Depot's out of fire wood, and PetSmart doggie parkas are on back order. The end is undeniabl ... More >>
That's it, folks! According to its website, Ultra Music Festival 2012 is officially sold out with 73 days remaining until the first day of the festival.
This breaks last year's record, when tix sold out on February 18 with a full 34 days left before the fest.Of course, Ultra's 2012 lineup, feat ... More >>
Avicii: Ultra 2012's Saturday night headliner.Big news, beat freaks.
After months of teases, hype, and promises that it "will be bigger than last year," there's finally been a major development in the ongoing saga of Ultra Music Festival's 2012 lineup.
Of course, we here at Crossfade have spe ... More >>
Last week we previewed the upcoming January 21 performance by Maceo Plex at the Electric Pickle.
The acclaimed American DJ-producer is Eric Estornel, who also goes by Maetrik and Mariel Ito -- it depends on whether he's feeling dark, sci-fi, or sexy. He's been rocking the decks since the early ... More >>
Although Miami's hosted WMC for decades and booked commercial DJ heavyweights at megaclubs like Space for years, it's only recently that there's been a steady influx of quality underground EDM bookings. And if 2010 was any indication, you could almost say the MIA is starting to become an electron ... More >>
Rejoice freaky party people 'cause Made Event's massive Sunday School for Degenerates throwdown is back for another year. And just as we speculated last week when announcing the Anjunabeats party, class will be convening alongside Ultra Music Festival and not WMC.
Like the 2010 edition (and Abo ... More >>
It wouldn't be WMC without Sunday School For Degenerates, the legendary Made Event 24-hour party that makes the most of conference's final stretch, this year from March 27 to 28. It's a party where you can come and go at will, and let it all hang out, bloodshot eyes, arid nasal passages, swollen ... More >>
It's baaa-aaaack.The floodgates for WMC party info have officially opened. Here's the line-up from Made Event, who return as always with megawatt parties, again all on the mainland (yay). Most of the individual talent isn't finalized yet, but the parties are branded pretty much the same as last y ... More >>
via www.windishagency.comDJ and producer Darren Emerson was once in dub-strewn acid house collective Underworld. And lest you forget, he opens and closes his new mix compilation, GU36: Bogotá with the then-progressive trio's 1993 epic "MMM Skyscraper I Love You." The two CDs this bookends are Emers ... More >>