Dirtybird might just be the most fun-loving collective in electronic dance music with its BBQ parties, ass-clapping bass music, and lively gang of artist pals who are always down for laughs.
But among the Dirtybird boys -- Justin and Christian Martin, Claude VonStroke, Worthy, etc. -- one character ... 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 >>
Good morning, beat freak.
Over the last seven days, you've gotten down with a genderqueer rapper in Overtown, raged at each and every free fucking party on the sked (not to mention WMC and MMW's fifteen best club bashes), and hit the Skrillex mosh pit at Ultra Music Festival.
You've moombahed ... More >>
What do bass and barbecue sauce have in common? Well, they're the main ingredients of Dirtybird's infamous Golden Gate BBQ parties.
Of course, Dirtybird is the beloved label of San Francisco DJ-producers Claude Von Stroke and Justin Martin. And it's home to some of the most sleazetastic, fun-lovin ... More >>
Happy New Year, Miami.
That's it. That's the last time you'll hear us say it. We're six days removed form the start of 2012 and calling faux pas on anyone blurting out well wishes this deep into the new year.
Consider this weekend roundup your final holiday gift -- we're back to normal next w ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenIf you don't have tickets for Ultra, you aren't going to be able to catch Deadmau5.That's it, folks. According to Ultra Music Festival's site, tickets to this year's event are gone with 34 days left until the festival. Will more be made available? We're not sure, but we're work ... More >>
Early this morning, Ultra Music Festival organizers announced Phase Two of its lineup. Added to the 2011 bill are Duran Duran, Underworld, Kaskade, will.i.am, Erick Morillo (Live), Sasha (Vortek Live), Fedde Le Grand, Avicii, and The Disco Biscuits.Also confirmed is our previous announcement that ... More >>
Last time Justin Martin played upstairs at the Electric Pickle, the man literally made the floor shake and wobble like we were dancing inside one of those amusement park trampoline tents. With his ginoromously fat gut-rattling basslines and chunky jackin' breakbeats, hardly anyone has given the P ... More >>
For true house music aficionados, Chuck Love needs no introduction. For
going on two decades the long-standing scene veteran and
renaissance man has juggled the roles of disc jockey, video jockey,
multi-instrumentalist producer, vocalist, label head, and all-around
musical evangelist, spreadi ... More >>
With so much buzz surrounding Conference and all the stellar international artists passing through next week it's easy to lose sight of our local talent. But this Saturday night marks the return of DJ Inbal and Baby Sean's beloved Retox (formerly of Wednesday nights at Blue) after a couple months ... More >>
Kitchen Party is an intimate underground dance party based on the concept that a good house party always seems to end up in the kitchen. Founded by London-based DJ Brian Monaco in 2007, KP evolved from a literal house party for an intimate group of music-lovers congregating around a kitchen in No ... More >>
Musical Missionary has played various roles in fostering Miami's underground dance music scene in recent years, from artist bookings and party promotions, to philanthropy through the "Dance for a Cause" parties in 2009 and the more recent "Sunday School for the Generous" DJ marathon at Electric P ... More >>
Lazaro Casanova: Don't let the baby face fool you.Local DJs like Oscar G and Cedric Gervais may get all the glory on a national level, but they better watch out for Lazaro Casanova. The young musician has gone from obscure indie-party DJ to legit techno/house producer. He even paired up with Jay- ... More >>
Miami's true house music aficionados need not be reminded that South Beach is, for the most part, the last place one goes to find quality underground dance music. With the exception of a few sporadic misplaced bookings here and there, venturing east over the causeway means entering a wasteland of to ... More >>
At her tender young age, Inbal Lankry is already something of a scene veteran. At age 15, the Brooklyn native was promoting for legendary NYC clubs Limelight, Tunnel and Paladium, while helping out older brother DJ Baby Sean with his residencies at various hot spots all over the city. In 2002, In ... More >>
Tonight, spend some time with Frankie Beverly and Maize at the AAA, a group that does soul music like no other and has a live show that is nothing less than electrifying. And really, pure. For something more intimate, check out Jazzilla at Books & Books, Coral Gables. Jazz music, but way fe ... More >>
Like his brother Justin (by now a Miami favorite) DJ/producer Christian Martin boasts a highly energetic take on tripped-out melodic tech house which epitomizes everything that is fresh, imaginative and fun about contemporary electronic dance music. Schooled in Southern California's legendary Moo ... More >>
Altruism and philanthropy are rare things in the hedonistic world of electronic dance music and club culture, where we're all too busy dancing away and self-indulging to care for any real world causes. That is why Musical Missionary's first installment for new "Dance for a Cause" charity fund ... More >>