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    August 20, 2014

    13 Richest DJs of 2014

    It's been a few years since EDM became big business. But the bubble hasn't burst. And those folks who wear bulky headsets and press play (i.e. celebrity DJs) are still laughing all the way to the bank. The giddiest jock is once again Calvin Harris. The scruffy-faced Scotsman topped Forbes' list o ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    Rita Ora Playing Free Show at Grand Central Miami, Courtesy of Hits 97.3

    Which "Black Widow" once dated Calvin Harris, "Will Never Let You Down," and is coming to play a free and intimate show at downtown Miami's Grand Central? It's bleach-blonde bombshell Rita Ora, of course! And it's all thanks to Hits 97.3's Hits Sessions series. All you've got to do is be 21 or o ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    22 Richest Pop Stars of 2014

    Pop stars. They're so rich it makes our brain hurt. The rest of us toil day in and day out for a yearly salary that these pretty-faced bastards would spend on shoes. Still, we all want to watch these guys live the lives that we never will, which in turn funds the whole spectacle. Oh well. Things ar ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    Pete Tong's All Gone to Sea 2014 Cruise Lineup: Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, 48 Others

    "We're going to need a bigger boat!" Oh, that's just the captain of the All Gone to Sea cruise. And he's a tad panicked because his ship, the Carnival Victory, is about to be overrun by the inimitable Mr. Pete Tong and his 50 closest DJ friends. Sailing from Miami to Grand Turk and back, this ocea ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Best Moments

    Round one of Coachella is over. And damn, was it a good one! We're all sore, sunburned, and smiling. Here's the best of another memorable weekend in Indio. Finding 20 bucks on the ground. We spent it on a slice of Hot Lips Spicy Pie pizza and a cold beer. Thank you, Coachella gods. -Taylor Hamby ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Lip Dub Mariah Carey, Spice Girls in New Bikini Video

    Continuing what's become something of a tradition, the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders are back lip synching for their lives, and this time they really, really, really wanna zigga-zag-ah. Yes, even though its the middle of spring 2014, the ladies have already shot their 2015 calendar at a resort in th ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    There's something about the warm, salty South Beach air that captivates all who walk through its sandy shores and makes them fall in love with the Magic City. Maybe it's the whole sultry Latino vibe we've got going on, or maybe it's just all the nightly parties packed with flawless beauties and wor ... More >>

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    January 6, 2014

    Miami's Ten Most Hated Songs of 2013

    It was the first weekend of 2014. Dudes in handlebar mustaches and bushy beards and ladies in beanies, combat boots, and plaid skirts crowded the back patio of Gramps. With a glass of Penicillin on one hand and a cigarette on the other, the (mainly) hipster crew in the Wynwood bar reminisced on al ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Still feeling stuffed from all those chunks of lechón and shots of coquito you had last night? So are we. That's why we're heading out to the beach, dancing our asses off to Calvin Harris, David Guetta, and Kaskade, and burning all those Christmas calories. Here are the six best parties going do ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear! That may be Buddy the Elf's definition of a Happy Christmas, but for us Miami peeps, nothing puts us in the Holiday spirit more than getting caught in the middle of a hardcore mosh pit at the 305 Fest or fist-pumping in neon p ... More >>

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    December 18, 2013

    Life in Color Festival on "Growing From the Bottom Up"

    In Life's Little Instruction Book, H. Jackson Brown famously wrote "An overnight success takes about 15 years." If that's the case, Life in Color is progressing way ahead of schedule. In seven years, the Miami-based paint party professionals have fought, struggled and lost a lot of sleep - but th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Your job may get in the way of your social life from time to time, but sometimes you gotta be a rebel without a cause and fight for your right to party. So slip on your party pants, put on your dancing shoes, and get your celebratory gear in tact 'cause we're gonna hit up the flashy streets of SoBe ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    Life in Color Festival's Full Miami Lineup

    Beat freaks and goop junkies! Last week, Life in Color, "the World's Biggest Paint Party," revealed that Calvin Harris will be the star of its self-described "first-ever festival" at Sun Life Stadium on December 27. Obviously, though, if it's gonna be a full-on fest, we're gonna need more than on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2013

    Calvin Harris Calls Heckler "Dumb Fucking Bitch" at LIV Miami

    Must be lonely at the top for the world's richest DJ, Calvin Harris. Harris was once an underground sensation -- a favorite among late-2000s hipsters -- thanks to cuts like "Acceptable in the '80s" and "The Girls." Needless to say, he has taken a more pop approach to dance music since then, both as ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013
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    August 27, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Labor Day 2013 Parties

    We all spend our days slaving away, flipping burgers, serving slop, pouring drinks, hauling trash, driving big rigs, selling cars, cuffing creeps, dancing on poles, counting other people's cash, or tapping data into crappy old desktop computers. But our nights (and paychecks) are gloriously wasted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Miley Cyrus (Briefly) Takes Over South Beach's Clevelander Hotel: "Twerk Contest, Anyone?"

    It's a gorgeous South Beach afternoon. The sun is shining. And the weatherman was wrong ... No rain. In typical Clevelander Hotel fashion, the pool is full of scantily clad 20-somethings with frozen Red Bulls in hand. Only this day is different: Calvin Harris and Miley Cyrus are in the building. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Miley Cyrus Twerking on South Beach With Calvin Harris and Y100's Mackapalooza 2013

    Remember when Miley Cyrus was just a lil' buck-toothed, aw-shucks, Southern-fried Disney princess? Well, erase that shit from your mind. 'Cause Hannah Montana has been dead since 2011. And Ms. Cyrus has grown up into a twerking, penis cake-loving, side boob-flashing, porn star-smooching, 20-year-ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Come summer, most Miamians will either practically live on the beach or find a way to escape the scorching heat. But with endless nights of debauchery and uhntz-uhntz from Calvin Harris, Arty, and other superstar DJs, you'll probably find yourself hitting up SoBe more than usual, with make-up melti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Who Wants Free Tickets for Calvin Harris at Story Nightclub on South Beach?

    "I've been living on such sweet nothing," you lament. "But I'm trying to hope with nothing to hold." Oh, it's true ... Tickets are all sold out for Calvin Harris at Story on South Beach tomorrow night. And yet you needn't despair. Because Story Nightclub and Crossfade have got two free passes to so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    The hot weather is here. And South Beach summers are all about naked shoulders, bare backs and sweet, sweet music. So go get your epic party on at one, two, or all six of these steamy SoBe soirees. Some big names are coming to the beach, raining down trance, electro, and deep house. The forecast ev ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2012
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    December 27, 2012

    Most Expensive New Year's Eve 2013 Parties in Miami

    Fiscal cliff, shmimal shmilff. You're a baller. You aren't worried that your stock portfolio will be worthless on January 1, 2013. That's why come December 31, you can afford to be irresponsible with your money. And there is no better city to be financially irresponsible than Miami. This is a city ... More >>

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    December 25, 2012

    Miami's 13 Best New Year's Eve 2013 Parties

    When Miami throws an end-of-year blowout, it's guaranteed that everyone is going home broke. And drunk. And accompanied by some creepy-sexy stranger who'll ask for money in the morning. So if you wanna wake up in 2013 with empty pockets, a booze-damaged brain, and a bed full of hot mess, check out ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012
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    August 30, 2012

    "Feel So Close" to Calvin Harris at LIV Miami on September 7

    Calvin Harris has been a busy little boy. His massive hit "Feel So Close" landed him his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 12, and he penned a lucrative endorsement deal with Pepsi Max to feature his smash "Let's Go" with Ne-Yo. Riding that wave, he just got picked up to play an hou ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
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    June 28, 2012

    Who Wants Free Tickets for iHeartRadio's Pool Party With Enrique Iglesias, Maroon 5, Flo Rida, Calvin Harris, Gym Class Heroes?

    See also "iHeartRadio Pool Party: A Lusty Five-Part Guide With Enrique Iglesias, Calvin Harris, and More!" Tonight (or at least this Saturday evening), he'll be specially appearing for you. We here at Crossfade have already euphorically oohhh-ed and aahhh-ed about this weekend's iHeartRadio Bleau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Paris Hilton's DJ Debut Sucked Balls: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown

    And the award for shittiest, most tragic DJ in the entire universe goes to ... The slut in the awkward construction paper dress! Oh, we mean Paris Hilton, obviously. Remember when Crossfade told you that Paris was bound to ruin everything with her DJ premiere at the Pop Music Festival in Brazil? W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    iHeartRadio Pool Party: A Lusty Five-Part Guide With Enrique Iglesias, Calvin Harris, and More!

    See also "Best Fourth of July 2012 Parties on South Beach." If you think that radio's only shortcomings are (1) the musicians aren't playing live for you and (2) the lack of heat mirages rising off a vast field of tanned European buttocks -- well, things are about to change for you, friend. On Jun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC 2012: Calvin Harris Plays CDs of Himself Singing

    Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sa ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012
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    June 7, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    Sure, Avicci may be taking over the American Airlines Arena on Friday. But he's hardly the biggest DJ booked to play the 305 this weekend. From electronic dance music veterans to up-and-coming collectives, a plethora of world-class DJs will hit the decks around South Beach over the next few days, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Calvin Harris Coming to LIV Miami on June 7

    From electro-pop to mainstream success as one of dance music's biggest names, Calvin Harris's rise to the top has been quite the whirlwind adventure. And though he may not be the richest man in the world, his hard work has paid off handsomely. If not in freshly minted currency, the Scottish-born, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Maroon 5, Calvin Harris, and Others Set for Fontainebleau's iHeatRadio Pool Party

    Calvin Harris, Maroon 5, Flo Rida, Gym Class Heroes, Enrique Iglesias ... It reads like the soundtrack listing of a PG-13 rom-com. But that's just the lineup for the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. In fact, the two-day musical extravaganza is a strict 21-and-older ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Sebastian Ingrosso: Today's "Enthusiasm Surpasses the Late '90s and Early '00s Scene"

    ​To the three producers who make up Swedish House Mafia -- Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso -- operating on a massive scale is no big deal, pun intended. From the beginning of the trio's rise to international prominence, they've seemed to always operate at a sweeping level, beginnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    Via facebook.com/calvinharrisCalvin Harris brings hopeless love to LIV.​You're not going to spend your Saturday night watching South Carolina Republican Primary results on CNN, right? Of course not, the Grand Old Party's an elephant-sized waste of time and Calvin Harris is playing LIV. Peel your ... More >>

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    March 27, 2011

    Swedish House Mafia's One Night Stand at the Masquerade Motel, March 26

    Photo by Yesenia HernandezSinning with Swedish House Mafia.​Sunday, a day typically reserved for Jesus. And if I were a praying man, I'd probably throw on a pair of kakis and confess that I was involved in a massive seaside dry-hump last night. Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. Over the cour ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Opium Group's Ultra Week Lineup: David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Calvin Harris, and Others

    David Guetta does Opium.​When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Swedish House Mafia Adds Calvin Harris, A-Trak, and Others to Masquerade Motel

    Calvin Harris just scored a room at Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel Miami.​One month, a week, and three days ago, Crossfade dropped the awesome bomb that Swedish House Mafia would be bringing Masquerade Motel back to Miami for an Ultra week explosion of overindulgence and excess. At the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Calvin Harris DJing His Way Into Mansion November 6

    Legitimate pop star and party starter, Calvin Harris. ​Calvin Harris is a chart-topping pop superstar. In the UK, of course. In America, he earns a bit of a blank stare. Why? We aren't sure. He proved he's definitely able to compose killer hooks with tracks like "Girls," "Acceptable in the '80s," ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    WMC 2010: Q&A with Burns

    At 24, Burns has a DJ career most would be envious of. But his meteoric rise has been because of the hard work and dedication he's put into his craft -- and well, a shout out from the likes of Annie Mac, Mylo, and Calvin Harris doesn't hurt either. He'll be releasing the lastest installment in his E ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    Calvin Harris Tomorrow Night at LIV, Plus WMC 2010 Dates

    via myspace.com/calvinharristv​And to think it was only a year ago that Calvin Harris was playing for the Poplife crowd at White Room. Early tracks like "Acceptable in the '80s" and "All the Girls" may have been hipster dance jams, but his latest album, last year's Ready For the Weekend, pushed hi ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    January 12, 2010

    Diplo, Dan Black, Calvin Harris Confirmed for Dirty Hairy at LIV's Winter Schedule

    Calvin Harris performs at LIV Febrary 24.​We've been a little quiet lately on LIV's Wednesday night party Dirty Hairy. Partly because the acts that have been booked lately are more gimmicky than actually, er, talented. Nothing wrong with gimmick -- a mega-club of LIV's size needs to make money -- ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    March 18, 2009

    WMC Preview: Q&A with Para One

    While 2008 was a quiet year for Jean-Baptiste de Laubier -- better known as Para One -- 2009 promises to be a busy one for the DJ/producer. Laubier will be in town during Winter Music Conference to celebrate that label that pushed him to the forefront of the French-house craze, Insititubes. Check hi ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Opium Group Releases WMC Lineup: Boys Noize, Benny Benassi, Bob Sinclar, Calvin Harris and More

    Boys NoizeNow that Ultra's lineup has finally been unveiled, it's time to move on the what the local clubs will be putting on. There are certain things we are concerned about for this year's Winter Music Conference: Are there going to be enough people in town this year to support all the events that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Vertigo

    Like the architecture degree he keeps sequestered, and the dizzying heights implied by his name, DJ Vertigo structures some truly classic nights on the town. Sure, the head spinner's using sound, rather than steel and concrete, to create what he envisions. But that doesn't make the edifices any less ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2008

    Acceptable in the '00s

    Calvin Harris didn't create disco, but he sure is giving it a new swing.

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