Ragers, raves, getdowns, throwdowns, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties, club parties, street parties ... Yep, it's already time to get set for another bout of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week madness. Now, at the moment, with the ten-day blitz still over a month away, the WMC a ... More >>
"Special music must be made by special people." That's how label head Damian Lazarus explained the nature of a Crosstown Rebel for Crossfade a couple of years ago. And proving the true character of his crew hasn't changed, Lazarus just announced the 2014 lineup for his annual Winter Music Conferenc ... More >>
Less than 48 hours left to get your arty party fix, friends. That's right ... It is the next-to-last day of Art Basel Miami Beach 2013. And you've done four straight afternoons at the fairs. But if you're not already laid up in a SoBe hotel bed (or crumpled on a half-collapsed sofa in some Wynwoo ... More >>
Sure, there's plenty of art to be seen during Art Basel Miami Beach, er, Art Basel in Miami Beach. But, let's be honest: You're in Miami. You aren't looking to spend your entire day at the convention center or inside some tent. You want to make irresponsible decisions once the Miami sun goes down. ... More >>
If a South Florida music fan wants three days of festival-quality indie rock, hip-hop, and other eclectic tuneage, does he or she have any other option besides buying a ticket aboard a cruise ship headed for international waters? Well, no ... With the abject failure of the 2011 Langerado reboot and ... More >>
Right now, Miami is being swarmed by art fairs, galleries, and artists from across the globe. Of course, we're talking about Art Basel Miami Beach. A side benefit to all this arty international activity is the influx of awesome music to entertain all the jetsetters. And naturally, Crossfade is k ... More >>
Photo by Alin DragulinYACHT sailing into Miami during Basel week.With Neon Indian and Yelle already slated to visit the city during the week of Art Basel Miami Beach, you can bet there's still plenty of music to be announced over the next couple of months.Of course, being at the center of the act ... More >>
Trus'MeManchester has been the breeding ground for Joy Division, New Order, the Smiths, Chemical Brothers, and Autechre, among many others.And David Wolstencroft (AKA Trus'Me) is another proud Mancunian. Since the late 2000s, the DJ, producer, and Prime Numbers label chief has been banging out so ... More >>
Soul Clap: hungry for the vinylIt seems like only a few years ago that the international EDM scene was in some sort of minimal techno dark age. The sounds were cool and slick and oh-so-Berlinesque, but they just weren't very fun. Fast-forward to 2011 and Boston's Soul Clap have helped kick-star ... 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 >>
DJ Harvey: He aims to pleaseDJ Harvey Bassett's resume reads like the very history of vanguard music since the '70s. Born and bred in Cambridge, UK, he was an original '77 punk rocker whose band The Ersatz saw rotation on John Peel's legendary radio show. But soon enough, he traded his drums ... More >>
Now in its seventh installment, Aquabooty's infamous Art Basel special, Fuck Art Let's Dance, is going down at the Electric Pickle on Friday night and headlined this time by the legendary DJ/producer and self-anointed "high priest of spiritual house music" Osunlade. The religious title isn't mere ... More >>
via myspace.com/osunladeOsunlade headlines the Fuck Art, Let's Dance party on Friday, December 4.We've already blogged a couple times about Poplife's big Art Basel party on Saturday, December 5 featuring the Golden Filter. Electric Pickle's got a lot of other stuff going on during Basel week, though ... More >>
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