Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse.
But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
Generation Wild Tour
With Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie and Mikael Weermets
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Better Than: Speed dating for a Valentine's companion.
Did the youth of Miami prove they party hardest?
Last night, the Generation Wild Tour made its stop at LIV for a crowd of eye-contact e ... More >>
With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup.
Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>
There are far too many electronic dance music artists blowing up because of sheer hype these days. Too many bedroom producers stitching tired old samples and DJ tools and saturating the market with unremarkable dancefloor fodder.
But every once on a while, we're treated to flashes of genius, like t ... More >>
When talking about Miami house, Murk is a name that reigns supreme.
The seminal DJ-production duo of Oscar Gaetan and Ralph Falcon not only put Miami on the house music map in the early '90s, but they also cut some of the biggest house classics, period.
But what is Miami house? Does the 305 house ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
San Francisco's Samuel Doylestien, Ryan Williams, and Michael Tello are all accomplished DJ-producers. But as PillowTalk, they've been making even bigger waves.
This year alone has seen the threesome signed to some of the most hotly tipped labels in the international house and techno scene: Visionq ... More >>
If there is one act that rarely disappoints, it's Simian Mobile Disco. We've caught the duo so many times live that we've started to lose count. From a cavernous light show at the now-defunct Studio A to an odd New Year's Eve booking at the Shore Club, what stays consistent is James Ford and Jas ... More >>
Before Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week became a spring breaker's paradise, it was all about discovering new music and artists. When did we all lose sight of that?
Well, if you look close enough, you'll still find there are acts worth discovering. Just let us introduce you to Tensnak ... More >>
When in Rome, you shuffle through the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum with a tour group. Guided by a dopey ex-pat, you learn the condensed histories of these places, take cliché family photos, and drop serious Euro coinage on overpriced gelato.
When in Miami, however, you drop a hundred bucks an ... More >>
If there's one WMC/Miami Music Week party that keeps locals and jetsetters buzzing year-round, it's Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost.
Last March marked the party's sixth installment and third year at the Electric Pickle, a venue which has proven ideal for this marathon event, with its sunny patio sett ... More >>
In 2011, most international EDM fans can probably agree that if there's one act currently rocking their world, it's Hot Natured, the explosive DJ-production duo of Jamie Jones and Lee Foss. That's because Hot Natured are eclectic groove mixologists, stirring and shaking everything -- from disco t ... More >>
There were strange sounds simmering over at DJ Craze's Slow Roast Records earlier this week. The Miami beat maker was holed up in his studio with Codes cooking up some dance beats.
Here's how it all came together ... Codes was visiting Miami from New York City to celebrate Gran ... More >>
Cocodrills' Adam Cruz and Christian "Pridef" Diaz.After years of being knee-deep in the grime of Miami's nightlife and music scene, Cocodrills have become experts on the city's best music spots, the best places for a meal, and the best summer drinks.
Before catching the duo tonight at the Elect ... More >>
Welcome to Las Vegas, the supposed EDM capital of the United States.Maybe it's the heat that has Las Vegas Weekly's Sarah Gianetto claiming that Las Vegas' nightlife scene is vastly superior to Miami's.Excuse us. Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Oh, sweet baby Jesus. We haven't read something that fun ... More >>
Miami gets Mac-ed!BBC Radio 1 host Annie Mac is a well-respected female DJ -- a real rarity in the dude-dominated halls of clubland. Not that there aren't great lady DJs out there, but people always seem to assume that a woman's success is somehow linked to her looks. (Sample misconception: "She' ... More >>
Steve AokiIf anyone embodies the indie-dance phenomenon the best its Dim Mak founder Steve Aoki. The hipsterati mogul is notorious for crowd surfing, pouring endless bottles of Grey Goose into open mouths, and hyping the crowd to the brink of insanity. His music on the other hand isn't exactly blowi ... More >>