Dan Deacon

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Brian Butler on Live-Drawing Concerts: "There's a Hundred Photographers, But Here's a Weird Guy Actually Drawing"

    Though artist Brian Butler began live drawing concerts in the northeast, he has perfected his style in Miami's smokey bars and DIY spaces, and has since made it a mission to document the weirdness that the region breeds and attracts within his absolutely incredible concert illustrations. Since mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Fifteen Best Concerts During Art Basel Miami Beach 2012

    Most art is silent. Even during Basel week. That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    UR1 Promises to Announce "New Festival Dates Along With Refund Procedures"

    Promises. In July, UR1 Festival organizers pledged to bring "a true celebration of art and music" to this year's Art Basel Miami Beach week. But two weeks ago, after assembling an awesome two-day "EDM, pop, hip-hop, and rock" lineup led by Kanye West and Lou Reed, "The UR1 Music & Art Festival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Flying Lotus and Zola Jesus Cancel on Windish Agency's Basel Party

    Bad news, Baselites. If you were stoked about seeing tripped-out experimental pop-hop producer Flying Lotus during Art Basel Miami Beach ... It ain't gonna happen. After the hugely anticipated UR1 Fest got postponed, we here at Crossfade -- just like you, FlyLo, Zola Jesus, and Dan Deacon -- made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Music Guide: Acts Announced So Far

    Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Top Ten Seizure-Inducing Music Videos

    Music videos are the ultimate promotional tool. Sometimes they tell a story. Sometimes they bring the concert into our homes. And sometimes they just slam us in the face with superfast editing and more erratic, bright lights than is medically advisable. Everyone knows the best vids come with a sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    The Worst Moments from SXSW 2012

    The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Dialed In: Top Tens From Local College Radio

    The Mission Veo is a local favorite on Nova's Radio X.Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists for South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to read past installments.University of Miami - WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice"The Voice is dedicated to playing music ... More >>