Draco Rosa was born to make music. The former Menudo idol grew up listening to a mix of classic rock tunes from the Beatles and Led Zeppelin and the fast-paced descargas of salsa. And for over two decades now, the Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning singer, artist, writer, and producer has been p ... More >>
In its recent music issue, Entertainment Weekly declared Baltimore-based dream pop duo Beach House to be one of the 30 greatest bands working today. Though the duo was number 30, the list also included the legendary Bruce Springsteen and pop sensation Adele. "I saw that thing, and it kinda freaked ... More >>
Pit and Gloria go "gleek."The corridors of William McKinley High are a long fucking way from Calle Ocho, chico. But today, Entertainment Weekly reported that Pitbull is "being courted" by the producers of Fox's Glee to play the older brother of Santana (Naya Rivera), a newly out and proud lesbi ... More >>
Every time we here at Crossfade screw up and need to say sorry to our (current) significant other, we don't bother with sweet nothings, red roses, or awkward attempts at makeup sex. We just pop in our fave Kelly Clarkson mixtape, turn on the waterworks, and let the American Idol diva's 2009 sup ... More >>
Wiz Khalifa gives Pittsburgh a better name than Ben RoethlisbergerIf Wiz Khalifa were stuck on a deserted island and could only bring two things with him I'm guessing they would be kush (AKA cannabis) and orange juice, although on his brand spanking release, Kush and Orange Juice, he makes a much ... More >>
Fiona Apple has an older sister, Maude Maggart. And she's kind of a big deal on the cabaret circuit. Drawing praise from most major media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and Entertainment Weekly, Maggart has gained a following for her haunting and exquisite renditions an ... More >>
Any band that can crank out seven songs in the span of just 16 minutes and not give up a thing is all right by me. And that's exactly what Tokyo Police Club did with their 2006 debut EP titled A Lesson In Crime. Their single off that EP, "Nature of the Experiment", which features br ... More >>
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The King is Dead, Long Live the King Louis XIV, no longer royally blue BY JONATHAN GARRETT Jason Hill, frontman for the San Diego-based band Louis XIV, knows what it’s like to be hated. On March 30, 2005, a none-too-complimentary review of his band’s major label debut appeared on Pitchforkmedi ... More >>
Judd Apatow's pretty good year.
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It was just last week that CrossFade reported news out of Miami that R&B/pop star Kelis was heading to trial for her recent run in with the law this past March in South Beach. As if that's not enough to deal with (aside from everyone hating on her fashion style) late last week, her record company al ... More >>
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Wilco makes alt-country go pop and lives to tell the tale
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Chappelle shows at the Improv
Middle-age Diane Keaton wins Jack Nicholson away from the young 'uns in Something's Gotta Give
Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album
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Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest
The Strokes misbehave their way into rock critics' hearts
Career tanking, Michael Jackson turns to Miami for redemption
Somewhere between Detroit and Düsseldorf, electronic dance music lost its soul
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Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight