There will always be a place for the brand of vulnerable indie folk that Seattle's Head and the Heart have been perfecting since 2009. At the moment, the band is still riding high on critically lauded sophomore album, Let's Be Still, playing through dust storms at Coachella, and slowly putting the ... More >>
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is a band that remains a protector of the rock 'n' roll spirit. In an age when processed pop, phonetic folk, and hyped hip-hop rule the airwaves and bandwidth, BRMC has stayed true to its roots as a propagator of anthemic rock, creating albums as statements rather than ... More >>
Being a successful musician really has to be a slice of heaven. And of course the chicks are great. It's why from the beginning of time, men (and women) have taken up instruments in the chance they will be played in front of many, many others, some of whom could possibly want to have sex with them. ... More >>
Cat Power Grand Central, Miami Thursday, October 11, 2012 Better Than: Manhattan after a nuclear war. For Chan Marshall, better known as Cat Power, the weight of her gifts has proven a heavy burden to shoulder over the years. And as such, most fans understand that purchasing a ticket to see the A ... More >>
Face it ... We're a society obsessed with celebrity wealth. Whether it's the 20 Richest Rappers, Ten Richest DJs, Eight Richest Musicians in their Teens and 20s, or the Five Richest Celebs in the Music Business, you can count on Crossfade to narrow down the ridiculously long, arbitrary lists publi ... More >>
Oh, yes, America. The freaks are living (and dancing) among us. Ever since EDM went massive in 2011, kids with glowsticks have been controlling popular music charts, invading the nation's arenas and stadiums like little ecstatic fireflies, and flooding the Internet with YouTube videos of themselves ... More >>
Our country's divided. However, it's not President Obama's failed promises or Mitt Romney's tired rhetoric that's causing this nation to feud; it's electronic dance music. On one side of the proverbial aisle, we have the disciples of mainstream electro giants like Tiësto and Swedish House Mafia. ... More >>
He's one-fourth of the Beatles and he's arguably one of the most influential musicians of all time. But in Mark Ronson's eyes, Sir Paul McCartney is a goddamn hero. When Ronson was a child, he and his family spent a lot of time at a beach in Long Island. Coincidently, McCartney and first wife, Lin ... More >>
See Crossfade's five favorite covers performed by Muppets. Courtney Love, seemingly always pissed and relentlessly exploiting her late husband's name, is accusing Jim Henson's Muppets of rape. According to TMZ, "Love believes Kermit the Frog and his gang of Muppet friends 'raped' the memory of ... More >>
The last thing the world needs is another rant by some snooty music scribe who actually believes he can peg the next Coldplay or validate some MySpace wannabe. Don't worry; yours truly doesn't make any such presumptions. You won't find any holier-than-thou prognostications here -- just good new soun ... More >>
Have a headbanging holiday.
Dave Grohl refuses to take death lying down.
Beyond (Fat Possum)
A decade after his suicide, the ghost of Kurt Cobain lingers among us
You Are Free "Matador Records"
The Chili Peppers and Foo Fighters won't save rock but they're hanging in there
With films from fourteen countries, the Miami Film Festival features a volatile mix of love, lust, and crime