Noise music is riddled with freaks.Just like the circus, urban downtowns, and Ultra Music Festival right as the clock strikes fuck-a-tree-o'clock - this envelope pushing, challenging, and potentially full-of-shit genre is a straight up 24/7 weirdo convention.
But out of all the beardos, hippies, ar ... More >>
Most people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise. Like us, they were probably not so sure what to pack or how to dress for three days of awkwardly saying "Hi!" to their favorite bands on a floating building at sea.
But like the festival, the fans also brought their crazy desert ... More >>
Maybe you didn't make the trek out to Burning Man this year.
Well, we got ace photographer CuriousJosh to bring us back these amazing GIFs.
They may not be quite as awesome as spending a week in Black Rock City. But it's the closest you'll ever get to six days at a wild hippie music fest in the d ... More >>
Dumb blonde bimbo DJs? The EDM industry already has one Paris Hilton.
Montreal's Blond:ish, on the other hand, isn't messing around. With a reputation for driving, body-jacking DJ sets, the duo exploded onto the international scene this past year with some auspicious tech-house releases on Kompakt ... More >>
If the EDM industry handed out high ranks for badassery and length of time spent on the battlefield, like they do in the military, Mr. C (AKA Richard West) would surely be a general by now. Yes, this UK rave veteran has pretty much been through it all.
West got his start MCing in the late '80s semi ... More >>
This Friday, Wynwood electronic dance music emporium the Electric Pickle will be celebrating three years of nonstop boogie. And they'll be doing it in style and in typical fashion by booking two stars of the international house and techno scene, UK DJ-producer and One Records boss Adam Shelton an ... More >>
There's something almost mythical about DJ Lee Burridge. He's like the Johnny Appleseed of electronic dance music -- a wide-eyed nomad roaming the Earth and planting the seeds of quality sound wherever he goes.
Over the years, it's a journey that's taken him from the grassy fields of UK raves to Ho ... More >>
Regardless of your approach, the sad truth is it's impossible to catch every piece of art worth experiencing during Basel week. With 250 exhibitors at the Miami Beach Convention Center, not to mention hundreds of others operating at the more than a dozen satellite fairs, this year's tenth edition ... More >>
Yo, that monkey is totally hardcore!A wise man once said, "All music is shit to God."
Crossfade is not that wise, but we have to agree. And let's face facts, humanity: Ever since we all got kicked out of the Garden of Eden, music has sucked.You wanna know why? 'Cause everyone knows the freer yo ... More >>
We're on the fence about flutes.Yesterday, we wandered around the Government Center in Downtown Miami-- site of the Occupy Miami tent-camp-- and found ourselves, well, a bit underwhelmed by the protest scene.
By now, Occupy Wall Street and Occuoy Miami protesters must know that their critics ... More >>
What do Sesame Street, Patti LaBelle and the West African Yoruba religion have in common? Well, they're all part of legendary DJ-producer and Yoruba Records chief Osunlade's fascinating story.
Back in the '70s, he started out by juggling different musical gigs, like composing for Sesame Street an ... More >>
Photo by Daniel SannwaldFor five years, Cuci Amador and Tony Smurphio have been playing together as Afrobeta. These two are pros at getting crowds sweaty and riled up.
Right now, they're getting ready to kick off a summer tour with the Identity Festival by throwing one more party at the Electri ... More >>
Try, if you can, to imagine a grosser Burning Man. Not that the annual, drug-fueled New Age neverland orgy isn't gross. It is. But in addition to the week-long, middle-of-nowhere mass discharge of bodily fluids onto crystals, Burning Man also has mind-boggling works of art and provides a unique, ... More >>
The reputation of UK DJ Lee Burridge spans the entire globe, from Hong Kong and Thailand's local EDM scenes, which he helped foster throughout the '90s, to the Burning Man Festival in Nevada, which inspired his free-spirited Get Weird parties.
Boasting a genre-bending amalgamation of styles, fr ... More >>
Cruising with Lyle Lovett.For the last four years, the folks at Sixthman have steamed out to sea with the annual Cayamo Cruise, a week-long luxury vacation that also happens to be a seven-day music festival.
Last Thursday, organizers announced that the fifth annual edition of Cayamo will take p ... More >>
Photo by Karla GarciaMan, the last time we hung out with local new wave-y freestyle faves Afrobeta was way back in June at Grand Central.
So after almost five months spent zigzagging between the recording studio and big-ticket gigs like Glastonbury, Burning Man, and Space Ibiza, this Saturday's ... More >>
The Trinumeral Festival
With Otto Von Schirach, Tokimonsta, Eprom, Panic Bomber, and More
Friday, October 8, 2010
7th Circuit Stuidos
Better Than: The actual day when the digits align in auspicious numeric sameness?
When we arrived Panic Bomber was on the stage, dressed in the tightest black leath ... More >>
Joris Voorn is playing SET on SundayClearly the action at last week's Detroit
Electronic Music Festival carried over to Miami this weekend, because
it's just nonstop stellar bookings Friday through Sunday at various
hotspots throughout the city.
Friday, June 4To start things off tonight, the ... More >>
via ARFIf you see grown men dressed in elephant costumes on Biscayne Boulevard today, it's not conceptual art. Nor are they practicing for Burning Man or coming from a really good rave.
Activists from the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida (ARFF) plan to dress as ringmasters, clowns, and tiger ... More >>
Since alighting on Brooklyn's underground dance music scene with partner Zev Eisenberg in 2001, DJ/producer Gadi Mizrahi has emerged as one of the most influential tastemakers in the wider international network of EDM labels and collectives. As a DJ and co-owner of the Wolf Lamb imprint, he has ... More >>
Mathew JonsonFriday, August 28, 2009Electric Pickle, MiamiBetter than: Any mere DJ set (as in records being spun) or any other "live PA", for that matter, in recent memory.
I really can't sing enough praise for the Electric Pickle's consistent quality of electronic dance bookings since the venue ... More >>
Canadian-born producer Mathew Jonson is one of the more virtuosic and boldly innovative figures of contemporary techno. Boasting a masterful and nuanced command of electronic studio production, early breakthrough tracks like "Decompression", released on Richie Hawtin's Minus label, earned Jonson ... More >>