If you still need proof that Miami has grown an underground electronic dance music scene to rival international meccas like London and Berlin, look no further than the success of Underground Story. Five years ago, it was practically inconceivable for promoters to pull off an underground house and ... More >>
Ragers, raves, getdowns, throwdowns, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties, club parties, street parties ... Yep, it's already time to get set for another bout of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week madness. Now, at the moment, with the ten-day blitz still over a month away, the WMC a ... More >>
If you don't know about the massive Dutch EDM event known as Sensation, there's still hope for you. Sensation will finally make its Miami debut this year! This is the second time that the event has come to America. Last year, Sensation made its U.S. debut in New York. But this time around the event ... More >>
It's that time of year again. And no, we're not exactly talking about Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week. We here at Crossfade are actually referring to the receipt of Louis Puig's incredibly detailed semi-annual "tell-it-like-it-is letter regarding EDM." His late ... 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 >>
In October 2011, good news came early for beat freaks when Winter Music Conference announced the 27-year-old event would be growing -- not only with new events but also with an expanded ten-day itinerary. Even better, organizers also eliminated the Sophie's Choice they'd created last year by squa ... More >>
Ostensibly, Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week provide thousands of very serious electronic dance music fans with an annual opportunity to meet, mingle, and discuss the current state of EDM.But c'mon, that's bullshit. The truth: Both WMC and MMW are just excuses for totally out-of-contr ... More >>
Right now, Miami is being swarmed by art fairs, galleries, and artists from across the globe. Of course, we're talking about Art Basel Miami Beach. A side benefit to all this arty international activity is the influx of awesome music to entertain all the jetsetters. And naturally, Crossfade is k ... More >>
What do you call Snoop Dogg on ecstasy? DJ Snoopadelic, apparently.The human body is an amazing biological machine. You can try your best to irreversibly damage its every last cell by subjecting it to a sleepless six-day WMC spree of ass-pounding party music, 36-hour dancing blackouts, and a diet ... More >>
Sander KleinenbergWhy choose between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, when you can have both? DJ Mag has decided to do exactly that this year as it once again takes over the Shelborne, and its nightclub Shine, for two weeks worth of parties.Highlights include the return of DJ Mag ... More >>
Catch him poolside Sunday, September 5.
4th of July has become synonymous for many a South Beach club rat with the annual IndepenDANCE Pool and Beach Party at the Surfcomber Hotel. Now on its 6th installment, IndepenDANCE has showcased a variety of local and international DJ favorites in the past, including Space regular Victor Caldero ... More >>
via the Windish AgencySasha headlines Shine on March 27.Since everyone's already buzzing about Ultra, we might as well grapple with the fact that the rest of the WMC announcements are going to be trickling in any day now. Actually, the Shelborne finalized its plans back in early December, but we ... More >>
By all accounts the Aquabooty 10th Anniversary party at Electric Pickle on Friday night was an epic good time. For those of you who missed out or didn't get enough of those sultry deep house sounds and are still aching for more, Aqua-booty NY's DJ Greg Cuoco (part of Friday's lineup) will be spin ... More >>
Here is how your basic "Matt Drudge is a homosexual" gossip item reads: "I heard from a friend of a friend of a friend that Drudge is totally gay" and then that person cites an interview Drudge gave to New Times in 2001, one of the few personal interviews Drudge has ever given. "So just because I l ... More >>
Big Fish's catch of the day.
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He's heavy on the hedonism.
The fact that DJ Justin Sheppard is the son of a drifter makes sense when you consider the smooth, supple soulfulness he brings to his spinning. That he's also got a degree in computer science, however, might not make as much sense, especially when you consider just how dizzying he is. But this is t ... More >>
Everything you ever, ever wanted to know about the spin event of the century.
Oscar G delivers the Miami sound on a New York dance music powerhouse
Conference flexes its gene pool
UK house DJ Steve Lawler brings his multimedia extravaganza to the Magic City
Kings of Tomorrow plumb the depths of deep house
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a3 promises good clean fun on cable
Brazilian DJs don't let turntables tie them down
The mainland's main electronic club puts its sound down on more tracks
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