Cult musician and visual artist Daniel Johnston might just suffer from an excess of mythology. For some two decades, the Austin-based performer has found champions for his work in big names like Tom Waits and Beck. But it's in the past decade or so, particularly after the release of the 2005 movie T ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
via Daily MailForty years ago, Patricia and Bruce Wright promised to love each other until death do them part at the Friendship United Methodist Church in Punta Gorda, Florida. In a tragic tale, the couple, who had most recently lived in Las Vegas, returned to the church on Sunday and killed them ... More >>
Paleface is an archetypal musician's musician, the kind of fiercely talented guy whose friends all go on to surpass him in fame, but never stop singing his praises. Known as one of the originators of so-called "anti-folk," he got his musical start more than 20 years ago thanks to a friendship with t ... More >>