Empire of the Sun (Band)

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    April 21, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Worst Moments, Weekend Two

    Trash While you were busy basking in the Coachella sun, the festival's fleet of custodians -- many of whom looked to be in their teens -- were running around the grounds, soaked in sweat, picking up your trash. We talked to a few, and not only do these guys get paid poorly, they get paid by the bag. ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Ten Best Moments

    Another year, another Ultra Music Festival. We here at Crossfade always make the annual pilgrimage to Ultra land. And from one UMF to the next, there is a lot of stuff that's not-so-shockingly new. Or as Deadmau5 might screech: "It's the same fucking thing every year!" Inevitably, though, there's ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014
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    March 5, 2014

    Empire of the Sun's Luke Steele: "Progress Is the Law of Heaven"

    Hey, you party people. Yeah, you. Ultra Music Festival is right around the corner again. And guess who's back to blow our minds? Why, it's our favorite Aussies, Empire of the Sun's Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore. They dazzled us in 2011 playing tracks off their debut album, Walking on a Dream. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Madeon Proves He's One of the Most Impressive Live Acts in EDM at LIV Miami

    Of all the DJs who've come through LIV, a 19-year-old may be one of the most talented. Madeon, the French boy-wonder, has probably one of the most impressive live acts in EDM, considering he actually plays on a Launchpad in conjunction with Ableton and some other goodies. In a way, it's curious t ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Coachella 2013: Top Five EDM Moments

    Amid the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens, and babies(!), Coachella's weekend one was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers so much that every other car in line at the campground ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    February 15, 2013

    Generation Wild Got V-Day Crazy With Deniz Koyu and Danny Avila at LIV Miami

    Generation Wild Tour With Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie and Mikael Weermets Thursday, February 14, 2013 Better Than: Speed dating for a Valentine's companion. Did the youth of Miami prove they party hardest? Last night, the Generation Wild Tour made its stop at LIV for a crowd of eye-contact e ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013: Ten Acts We're Excited to See

    In almost month, Ultra Music Festival will kick off its six-day marathon of EDM madness in Bayfront Park and with it bring a slew of electronic acts to Miami, some of which you can catch pretty often at Miami-area nightclubs and others that rarely (if ever) make Magic City cameos.We were really hopi ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Mastermind 2012 Honorable Mention: Luis Pinto

    Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>

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    March 27, 2011

    Empire of the Sun at Ultra Music Festival 2011 Day Two, March 26

    Empire of the Sun at Ultra 2011.‚ÄčThere is no arguing here. Best. Ultra. Performance. Ever. Most were foolishly duped into checking out Underworld and Deadmau5's performances on the Main Stage. But you foolish punks missed out on one the best moments in the festival's entire history.Only once hav ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Omi

    New York's loss is South Florida's gain.