"For me," Ricochet mastermind Alan Roth tells Crossfade, "the nightlife business has been an incredible ride.
"What I've been able to see and do and the life it's given me, I'm grateful," he says. "I've been able to buy the houses that I own because of nightlife."
But now he's getting out of the c ... More >>
Who could've guessed that Israeli dubstepper and Miley Cyrus collaborator Borgore's set would be cut short at Story Nightclub on South Beach this past weekend?
Well, how about @BlakeMinto1, a local Twitter user and "DJ/Producer" who spent Friday night wondering: "Borgore sucks why do people wanna g ... More >>
It's a totally new year. And no, it doesn't have to be just like all the rest.
What we have here is the chance to make some real positive and lasting changes in our lives. We can be better than we've ever been before, and it all starts today.
To help inspire you to be all that you can be in 2013 ... More >>
It's been 18 days since DJ Shadow got kicked off the decks at Mansion Miami for playing "too future for all of y'all." And it's been a week and a half since the South Beach nightclub offered its "sincere apologies to DJ Shadow and his fans for his set being cut short."
Finally, though, we all get t ... More >>
"I've waited a long time to play here. But they said this shit's too future for all of y'all."
That's how DJ Shadow said goodnight to clubbers at Mansion on South Beach after getting kicked off the decks last Saturday.
For the second time in 2012, the Opium Group-owned nightclub forced a well-resp ... More >>
There's a veritable tsunami of electronic dance music coming out of Berlin. After all, it's the techno capital of the world.
But amid this overwhelming wave of white noise, one of the artists currently standing out on the international charts and club bills is Till Von Sein.
It helps that he count ... More >>
The show must go on, even in times of grief. And DJ Shadow was prepared to do just that this past Friday at Mansion, the day America lost 20 innocent school children and six brave educators following the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.
"The challenge for any 'ent ... More >>
DJ Shadow says, "Listen."
From '90s sample-heavy hip-hop to millenial hyphy experiments, he has been predicting the next phase of rap music for 20 years.
But now the 40-year-old experimental hip-hop DJ-producer (born Joshua Paul Davis in San Jose, California) has just released a multi-disc, care ... More >>
EDM is the biggest thing on the planet and everyone loves a joke.
So when you put your favorite DJs together with five-second rounds of Photoshop, everyone wins!
Hell, you could even use MS Paint. Let's be real, we're all just button-pushers at the end of the day.
We here at Crossfade have scoure ... More >>
With The Holy Other
Fillmore Miami Beach
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Better Than: Any light show that venue (and most people) have ever seen.
In EDM, the visual element is becoming increasingly important. Many DJs and producers are funneling thousands into next-level sound and lighting ... More >>
Ask any raver in the world and they'll tell you all about how "I'm totally in it for the music, bro."
But contrary to that theory, next-level, mind-blowing visuals are an increasingly important aspect of the electronic dance music scene.
Some of the best and most beloved DJs from all genres are ... More >>
Check out Ultra Music Festival 2012's Phase 1 lineup.
There are only five weeks left till epic levels of uhntz-uhntz turn Downtown Miami into a 150,000-person public orgy!
Back in December, Ultra Music Festival announced its initial 92-act roster. And just 14 days later, the fest "completely s ... More >>
Dance music's gonna blow up!
That's the kind of ecstatic chatter that's been endlessly parroted by pop commentators in 2011. However, this perception that electronic tuneage has been waiting idly on the sidelines just isn't true. Dance music crossed over a long time ago.
In case you hadn't not ... More >>
Photo by Daniel SannwaldAfrobeta bring a little 305 to Identity Festival.Quick reminder: Tickets for Miami's stop on the Identity Festival are currently on sale via idfestival.com. Passes range from $40 general admission to $400 on-stage VIP, which includes food and drinks.And in an interesting t ... More >>
Get your fix with Steve Aoki.If, like Crossfade, you're a total electronic music junkie, you must be going crazy, chewing your lips, and sweating through your DayGlo t-shirt.
You just want that uhntz uhntz. And so far, the Identity Festival has been playing plenty of purposefully secretive game ... More >>
Hercules and Love AffairMore news on the upcoming Identity Festival happening August 25 at the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park: There is now a Miami-specific lineup for the event. And while it unfortunately excludes some of our favorites (Modeselektor and Pete Tong), there are still plenty ... More >>
Kaskade headlines Identity Festival.As promised here are more details on the upcoming Identity Festival, which stops in Miami August 25. The one-day event will happen at the recently renamed Bayfront Park Amphitheater, now known as Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park.Early bird tickets will go ... More >>
Rusko coming to Miami with Identity.Can't wait till March 2012 for another big dose of electronic music?
Well, there may be a temporary cure when Identity, a summer traveling electronic music festival, stops in Miami on August 25.Details at the moment are vague. There is no word about a specifi ... More >>
Prefuse 73 with Eliot Lipp and PG 13Sunday, December 7, 2008Heathrow Lounge, Miami BeachBetter Than: Any of the usual Sunday night mainstream hip-hop club nights. One of the many cool things about Art Basel is all the cool music acts that it brings down to our sandy shores. Case in point, last nigh ... More >>