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 >>
SAFE Miami is turning five years old this month.
Now that may mean something to you if you're a regular Crossfade reader, because we've been following the electronic dance music tastemakers and promotions veterans since the beginning.
And it'll definitely mean something to you if you're a regular ... 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 >>
There's not a hell of a lot of electronic dance music DJs from the old school who remain hip with today's young underground cognoscenti. But the UK's Danny Howells is definitely one of them.
Maybe it's his boundless charisma behind the decks. Or his self-dubbed "deepsexyfuturistictechfunkhouse" ... More >>
Biz Martinez makes magic happen. And pulling rabbits out of hats is for amateurs. As music director and talent buyer for LIV and Arkadia at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Biz is the ringmaster, drawing big-ticket bookings week after week.
Flash back to 2001 and you won't find that superhero stre ... More >>
Few old-school DJs have stood the test of time and garnered the sort of enduring fanatical following that UK veteran Danny Howells enjoys today. Schooled during the house boom of the late '80s, Howells would land his first major residency with John Digweed's legendary Bedrock club night in 1991. ... More >>
DJ-producer Dan Ghenacia headlines Listed Plays It SafeIf you're a
regular of Miami's EDM scene, then you've surely attended a SAFE party.
They've been responsible for many of the top international house and techno
bookings of the last several years, hosting memorable recurrent
performances b ... More >>
We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate
relationship with the month of March.
On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>
David Guetta does Opium.When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>
Rejoice freaky party people 'cause Made Event's massive Sunday School for Degenerates throwdown is back for another year. And just as we speculated last week when announcing the Anjunabeats party, class will be convening alongside Ultra Music Festival and not WMC.
Like the 2010 edition (and Abo ... More >>
Earlier this week, we previewed Nic Fanciulli's upcoming December 12 show at SET. The last twelve months have seen the acclaimed British DJ-producer positioned as one of the top EDM stars in the world, while his esteemed Saved imprint continues to enlist some of the most talented producers in the ... More >>
It wouldn't be WMC without Sunday School For Degenerates, the legendary Made Event 24-hour party that makes the most of conference's final stretch, this year from March 27 to 28. It's a party where you can come and go at will, and let it all hang out, bloodshot eyes, arid nasal passages, swollen ... More >>
It's baaa-aaaack.The floodgates for WMC party info have officially opened. Here's the line-up from Made Event, who return as always with megawatt parties, again all on the mainland (yay). Most of the individual talent isn't finalized yet, but the parties are branded pretty much the same as last y ... More >>
Lee BurridgeThe UK-born DJ Lee Burridge has become something of a semi-resident at the Vagabond, touching down in downtown Miami every couple months or so. Perhaps that's because he recently relocated to New York. But also, the Vagabond's cozy dancefloor and famously up-for-it Saturday crowd lends i ... More >>