Last year, we here at Crossfade had a chat with Crosstown Rebels kingpin Damian Lazarus about the underground musical ethos behind his label and global party brand.
"As our artists grow from strength to strength on a global scale, our sound becomes more popular," he told us. "But this was always th ... More >>
Who's straight fiending for some beats?
Well, with just 31 hours, 29 minutes, and 55 seconds till it's time for you and 150,000 other furry-booted beat freaks to crash the gates at Ultra Music Festival, you will soon be overdosing on the uhntz-uhntz.
In the meantime, though, there's no reason t ... More >>
What started out as a fairly modest afterhours party at the former Studio A space in Downtown Miami in 2006 has since evolved into the WMC event par excellence.
Of course, we're talking about Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost. And now in its seventh installment, this party has pretty much come to epit ... More >>
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It might seem like a really rad idea to spend the next fo ... More >>
UK DJ-producer Laura Jones will be making her Miami debut this Saturday. But in a way, it's actually a homecoming.
That's because DJs like Matt Tolfrey (who would later sign her to his hotly tipped Leftroom imprint) introduced Jones to the world by dropping her tracks all over town during this ... More >>
If there's one WMC/Miami Music Week party that keeps locals and jetsetters buzzing year-round, it's Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost.
Last March marked the party's sixth installment and third year at the Electric Pickle, a venue which has proven ideal for this marathon event, with its sunny patio sett ... More >>
DJ-producer Dan Ghenacia headlines Listed Plays It SafeIf you're a
regular of Miami's EDM scene, then you've surely attended a SAFE party.
They've been responsible for many of the top international house and techno
bookings of the last several years, hosting memorable recurrent
performances b ... More >>
Art Department headline Get Lost.If there was one 2010 WMC party that left peeps buzzing for the rest of the year, it was Crosstown Rebels' now-legendary fifth installment of Get Lost at the Electric Pickle. Maybe it was the vibrant, sunny setting of the Pickle's patio. Or the casual blend of int ... More >>
Crosstown Rebels exec Damian Lazarus.Clubland can be a wasteland. But former Dazed & Confused music editor, current Crosstown Rebels label exec, and minimal DJ-producer Damian Lazarus is a natural-born opponent of mediocrity, unearned hype, and cash-bloated trash.
For the last ten years, h ... More >>
Few artists out there embody the spirit of the EDM underground as much as British DJ-producer Clive Henry. As one half of seminal production duo Peace Division, he helped define '90s tech house. And as a long-standing resident of the infamous Circo Loco afterhours party at DC10 club in Ibiza, he ... More >>
Yes, WMC ended on Sunday, but considering I ended my experience some time technically on Sunday, I've just now gotten my head screwed back on straight. Blame the amazing Get Physical WMC party on Saturday night/Sunday morning, the best edition of that party yet. But I'll get to that shortly. From ... More >>
Sure, all the big Crosstown Rebels stars were just here for the Rebel Rave tour at Space this past Saturday. A WMC stop, though, with a Crosstown Rebels Get Lost party, is an absolute requirement. (Besides, sounds like some fans, and even DJs, weren't too thrilled about how the night at Space we ... More >>
Hey house junkies, turn off your computer and pack your bags -- you're going on a trip, and I'm not talking about the chemically-induced kind. This tomorrow night, Space Global Sessions has invited 11 DJs to take you "Around the World in 12 Hours." The event starts at 11 p.m, and runs through Sun ... More >>
This year marks the eighth edition of Steve Lawler's annual Lights Out WMC party, one of conference's most popular and bullshit-free parties. This year, the event was originally set to take place at Kore, on Washington Avenue -- but it's now been moved to Nocturnal. The warehouse-like downtown space ... More >>
Jose D. DuranCirca 28's former home to become the Electric Pickle.The sudden closure of Circa 28 late last year came as a shock to us. However, after the bar parted ways with Sweat Records' Lolo Reskin, Circa's Saturday nights were never really the same. By the end, Safe promoter Diego Martinelli ca ... More >>