Can you hear that tropical drum? It's actually just our hearts beating in feverish excitement for the official embarkation of Hard's second annual Holy Ship!!
Like, have you seen the artist and activity schedule? It's going to be three days on the high seas with Ed Banger, Dirtybird, Boys Noize, M ... More >>
We're officially balls-deep into summer and everyone is covered in a thin film of uncomfortable sweat. But despite the already-oppressive temps, Grand Central is turning up the heat.
The Downtown Miami hangout just added three killer new shows to its end-of-summer and early-fall concert schedule, k ... More >>
Disco is back in a major way.
Hotly-tipped international labels like DFA, Running Back, and Permanent Vacation are championing that exuberant vintage four-on-the-floor funk sound as more and more EDM snobs dare to cut loose and get their Saturday Night Fever on.At the forefront of this disco rev ... More >>
Photo by Liz TracyStoked for the return of Beavis and Butthead? So is Busy P.In the wee hours of the morning, Busy P and DJ Mehdi brought a little bit of La France to Downtown Miami with a short but sweet Ed Banger party.
Not your normal night, the patio was thick with fans of cocaine, left ove ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellDigweed behind the decks at the Vagabond.You tweetcasted from the port-a-potty.
You got goofy and sunburned with Simian Mobile Disco, Boys Noize, and a middle-aged, glowstick-wielding paramedic at Day Two of Ultra Music Festival.
And then (so long as you didn't overdo it ... More >>
Photo by Daniel De Las CasasDiplo live at Grand Central.View photos from Hard Miami at Grand Central.The line stretched around the block. And inside, it was already packed.
Numbers-wise, Hard Miami was a resounding success. On Wednesday, Poplife announced that the event was sold out, so dem ... More >>
Photo by Jose D. DuranUffieUffieWednesday, March 9, 2011The Standard, Miami BeachBetter Than: Not sure it was "better than" anything. Definitely reminded me of being on some kind of bender.The Parisian-by-the-way-of-South-Florida singer Uffie really came out of nowhere in 2006, having lucked out ... More >>
Photo by Daniel De Las CasasMr. OizoSaturday, January 29, 2011Grand Central, MiamiBetter than: Standing in the hot sun at a certain electronic music festival.If you missed Mr. Oizo's appearance at Grand Central Saturday night, don't worry, he'll be back. He's scheduled to appear at Ultra Music Fe ... More >>
Late last night while scooping the spam out of Crossfade's constantly clogged inbox, we spotted a shocking subject line: "Bar Is Closing."
WTF? It's been barely a year since OHWOW's Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran ran a blitz on the 2009 Basel scene by remaking the former PS14 space into a near-rep ... More >>
Mr . OizoIf there was ever an underrated musician out there, it's Mr. Oizo. While he gained a bit of notoriety thanks to his track, "Flat Beat," and its adorable video star, Flat Eric, Oizo has always been a behind-the-scenes kind of man. When he isn't busy directing films or commercials, he's pr ... More >>
Photo by Sean BeolchiniBreakbot is bringin' the funk.What is about the French doing modern '70s funk better than their American counterparts? French DJ/producer Breakbot is one of countless examples, but he definitely stand out as one of the best as well.Signed to the quintessentially French elec ... More >>
In 1992 the city of Los Angeles was besieged by thousand of rioters lashing out angrily against the verdict of the racially-charged Rodney King case. 15 years later, Southern Californian DJ/producers Daniel LeDisko and Jon Pegnato would, with no shortage of irony, dub themselves L.A. Riots in hom ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Takuya Sakamoto (via honeyee.com)Aaron BondaroffAaron "the Downtown Don" Bondaroffoh-wow.comAt age 33, Aaron "the Downtown Don" Bondaroff can't be called a ... More >>
photo by Jose D. Durana wall by Reas at BarI had big hopes for yesterday evening, hoping to check out most of the downtown circuit. There was the Louie Vega WMC party at the Vagabond, the free Ed Banger party at Bar, the Smog vs. Basshead party at White Room, Steve Lawler's Viva party on the Spac ... More >>
Uffie, no more.Bad news kids: Electro Lolita Anna-Catherine Hartley, AKA Uffie, will not be stopping by Miami next week for Winter Music Conference. According to a source, the Ed Banger chanteuse decide to rehearse for her upcoming tour in support of her debut album, Sex Dreams & Denim Jeans, ... More >>
Busy PWe already have heard about tons of parties that are happening during Winter Music Conference, but we've been told to keep mum until everything is confirmed. Finally, here is one of those parties we've known for a while but haven't been able to say anything about -- until today.Though cool ... More >>
Paris-via-South Florida singer Uffie has been quiet for the last few years. However, late this year she finally released a video for her track "Pop The Glock" -- almost 4 years after it was released. Ed Banger head honcho Pedro Winter, a.k.a. Busy P, explained that the odd move was to reintroduce ... More >>
Photo by JipsyClick here to view more photos from this event.Busy PSaturday, October 31, 2009Electric Pickle, MiamiBetter Than: The prefect pair of alt breast, y'all.If websites like Hipster Runoff have taught us anything is that when the alt community comes together for a 'meaningful' experience ... More >>
We skipped dressing up for Halloween this year, but people wouldn't stop bothering us as to why we weren't in costume. Being an overworked, underpaid writer is a full-time job and is the scariest costume we could come up with.But enough about us -- here is what you missed over the Halloween weekend: ... More >>
Despite having grown up in South Florida, Uffie hasn't actually step foot in our swampy parts since 2006 when she made an appearance during Winter Music Conference. Still, South Florida's influence on her style of music in undeniable. Hints of Miami booty bass, freestyle and crunk are all there mash ... More >>
Lex HernandezDrop the Lime and the Trouble & Bass crew taking over the decks at Bella Rose. Click here to view the full slideshow.Scion A/V Trouble & Bass CD Release Party with Drop the Lime, AC Slater, Star Eyes and The CaptainSunday, June 21, 2009Bella Rose, Miami BeachBetter than: Partyin ... More >>
Camille VivierPara One promises that cherries will be popped at Les Six Years du Institubes party at Louis Wednesday, March 25.While 2008 was a quiet year for Jean-Baptiste de Laubier -- better known as Para One -- 2009 promises to be a busy one for the DJ/producer. Laubier will be in town during Wi ... More >>
"You are about to hear a collection of some recorded stuff. Some are good. Some are bad. Some are just okay," admits the robotic vocals a minute into the opening track of Mr. Oizo's Lambs Anger album, "Hun." She doesn't tell you which fall into what category, b ... More >>