Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.
All week, Grand Central's been home to some kickass Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week parties. On Wednesday, there was Hard Miami and Mad Decent's Moombahton Massive. The next night, you had Hard's Main Event with Busy P and Boys Noize. And Saturday night featuring the Fool's Gold ... More >>
March is total mayhem for the Miami music fan. For a solid week, the world's greatest DJs descend upon the city to make our clubs, hotels, and poolside bars their bitch. With over 300 parties, it's nothing to drop hundreds before the workweek even ends. But it doesn't have to be that way. There ... More >>
Via facebook.com/atrakIn A-Trak news... The Canadian DJ's going to be dropping electro dance beats at LIV next month, about a month before he takes his act to New Orleans as a featured performer at this year's Voodoo Experience Music Festival. Unfortunately, one of his longtime friends and freq ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSee the full 35-photo Chromeo at Fillmore Miami Beach slideshow. Night Falls Tour Chromeo With Mayer Hawthorne and the County, and Sammy Bananas Fillmore Miami Beach September 20, 2011 Better Than: Cornichons on a ham sandwich. Chromeo loves Chromeo. And Chromeo should love ... More >>
DJ Mehdi died tragically and accidentally at the age of 34 on September 13. There are mixed reports on what occurred. Though it hasn't been confirmed, Resident Advisor reported that he fell from a mezzanine with others. Three people have been hospitalized. And according to LA Late News, Fre ... More >>
Photo by Liz TracyStoked for the return of Beavis and Butthead? So is Busy P.In the wee hours of the morning, Busy P and DJ Mehdi brought a little bit of La France to Downtown Miami with a short but sweet Ed Banger party. Not your normal night, the patio was thick with fans of cocaine, left ove ... More >>
Photo by Daniel De Las CasasDiplo live at Grand Central.View photos from Hard Miami at Grand Central.The line stretched around the block. And inside, it was already packed. Numbers-wise, Hard Miami was a resounding success. On Wednesday, Poplife announced that the event was sold out, so dem ... More >>
Bust your beat with Busy P.You've slept. You've showered. You've done a little bit of pre-drinking while dancing naked around your apartment. You've finally slipped into some clean clothes. And now you're starting to feel like the time is right to strip down again and sacrifice your Ultra week v ... More >>
Gary Richards wants to introduce you to your new favorite party. It's called Hard, and since 2007 it's been drawing thousands of electro heads together for messy free-for-alls in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Next city in Richards's sights? Miami, of course. A DJ and record industry ... More >>
We already broke the news that Hard was returning to the Magic City -- only this time it's going to be a proper club event at Grand Central on Thursday, March 24. Now the lineup has popped up. And while Simian Mobile Disco in nowhere in sight (not that we expected it, the duo is hosting a party ... More >>
photo by Mari SaraiHipster dance music trends may come and go, but BBC uber-DJ Annie Mac is always one step ahead of them all. Definitely the fiercest female on Radio One, her eponymous Friday-night show, with its trademark guest mini-mixes, give you an up to date who's-who in the scene. (Recent ... More >>
Finally the moment all of you South Beach club rats have been waiting for: The Opium Group has released its official 2010 WMC lineup. With its vast real estate of glitzy big-room venues, including clubs Mansion, Louis, SET, and Cameo, the Beach's ubiquitous nightlife conglomerate is responsible f ... More >>
Busy PWe already have heard about tons of parties that are happening during Winter Music Conference, but we've been told to keep mum until everything is confirmed. Finally, here is one of those parties we've known for a while but haven't been able to say anything about -- until today.Though cool ... More >>
Erol Alkan headlines Hard's first-ever Miami event.Hard has been bring electro-house to the masses in Los Angeles ever since blog-house exploded over the scene. Sometimes the events can go down as epic, but the event's organizers have had a few blemishes too. We've got to say, we wondered when th ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Top Five Albums for the Week of November 30 - December 5 Sweat Records, Miami Alternative hip-hop artist Edan topped Sweat Records' list with his mix tape, "Echo Party" ... More >>
Despite having grown up in South Florida, Uffie hasn't actually step foot in our swampy parts since 2006 when she made an appearance during Winter Music Conference. Still, South Florida's influence on her style of music in undeniable. Hints of Miami booty bass, freestyle and crunk are all there mash ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.
So you wanna be a hotshot DJ with your own hip record label? It's not as easy as you might think. But it can be done. And if you're Nick Catchdubs of Fool's Gold, it can be dynamite! New Times caught up with the ever-explosive head-spinner on the eve of another Winter Music Conference blow-out and a ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.
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