Ask the underground electronic dance music heads who frequent downtown Miami and Wynwood hotpots why they avoid South Beach nightlife, and invariably they'll say it's at least in part because of VIP bottle-service culture, and the way it dictates musical programming at SoBe nightclubs. The most co ... More >>
Winter Music Conference used to be a whole week of industry insiders schmoozing it up and trading records, but now it's all about the pool parties. And does that really bother anyone? If so, you've probably never actually oiled up for one of these sexy things. So stop being a snob and start strippi ... More >>
Who could've guessed that Israeli dubstepper and Miley Cyrus collaborator Borgore's set would be cut short at Story Nightclub on South Beach this past weekend? Well, how about @BlakeMinto1, a local Twitter user and "DJ/Producer" who spent Friday night wondering: "Borgore sucks why do people wanna g ... More >>
It's a totally new year. And no, it doesn't have to be just like all the rest. What we have here is the chance to make some real positive and lasting changes in our lives. We can be better than we've ever been before, and it all starts today. To help inspire you to be all that you can be in 2013 ... More >>
"I've waited a long time to play here. But they said this shit's too future for all of y'all." That's how DJ Shadow said goodnight to clubbers at Mansion on South Beach after getting kicked off the decks last Saturday. For the second time in 2012, the Opium Group-owned nightclub forced a well-resp ... More >>
The show must go on, even in times of grief. And DJ Shadow was prepared to do just that this past Friday at Mansion, the day America lost 20 innocent school children and six brave educators following the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. "The challenge for any 'ent ... More >>
From Deadmau5 pissing off pretty much everyone with his hateful and decidedly hypocritical rants, to a clueless Paris Hilton jumping on the DJ bandwagon and crowning herself the new queen of house with disastrous results ... Hard-working DJs across the underground scene are starting to feel like th ... More >>
Sure, Avicci may be taking over the American Airlines Arena on Friday. But he's hardly the biggest DJ booked to play the 305 this weekend. From electronic dance music veterans to up-and-coming collectives, a plethora of world-class DJs will hit the decks around South Beach over the next few days, ... 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 >>
Earlier this week, we told you about South Beach's Mansion kicking its headliner Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough." And then we followed up with Mr. Ferrer's remarks about the incident. Well, after much backlash and shit-talking about the nightclub from EDM ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about South Beach's Mansion kicking its headliner Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough." Well, the Opium Group is still unavailable for comment. But Dennis Ferrer has disclosed some more details about the incident on the Deep House Page fo ... More >>
Mansion has always catered to a very mainstream crowd with very commercial taste in music. That's no secret. When the club isn't booking Top 40 hip-hop stars, it's only going after the most commercial names in EDM, like Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, and Afrojack. But this past weekend, ... More >>
Are you really gonna bet on Guetta?Go ahead and call us degenerate gamblers. But we here at Crossfade are hardly alone in the belief that life is infinitely less boring when you're betting on it. Whether the action is competitive vodka-guzzling, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, or the arriv ... More >>
Never heard of UK DJ-producer Chris Lake? Then you're hopelessly out of the loop, because he's one of the greatest EDM stars in the world. Some notable stats: Two Billboard Dance Airplay Chart number ones, several US Dance Chart top tens, and "the best thing to come out of Scotland since Mylo," a ... More >>
Dennis FerrerIf you're lucky enough to take some vacation time or pass this all off as "work," Winter Music Conference's day parties are an excellent way to be totally, ridiculously indulgent and let it all hang out (literally, for some people). Anyone can party at night, but it takes the truly dedi ... More >>
If you're out and about today, here are some worth checking out. *The Shelborne's DJ Mag Recession Sessions pool party, with Sharam, Steve Lawler, Dennis Ferrer, Will Saul, James Zabiela, Joris Voorn, Nic Fanciulli, and S.O.S. Presale tickets long ago sold out, but you may be able to pay to ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.
Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.
via www.windishagency.comDJ and producer Darren Emerson was once in dub-strewn acid house collective Underworld. And lest you forget, he opens and closes his new mix compilation, GU36: Bogotá with the then-progressive trio's 1993 epic "MMM Skyscraper I Love You." The two CDs this bookends are Emers ... More >>
www.windishagency.comThe Leeds-born house DJ Dave Seaman, is by now, is a worldwide household name in electronic music, with countless mix albums and original releases, a record label (Audio Therapy), and a constant international touring schedule calibrated with military precision. But in the mid- t ... More >>
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