A really great party is like science. If things go well, you've got to repeat the experiment.
Hard's Gary Richards (AKA Destructo) knows this to be true. So he's brought three editions of his HARD Miami shindigs for Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2013.
And last night, Destructo swit ... More >>
What does it take to throw the perfect party? Ask Gary Richards, aka Destructo, aka the man behind the curtain of all HARD events. He's been in the music business since the '90s, working with record labels, promoters, DJs and everyone you could imagine. By now, he's learned more than a thing or two. ... More >>
Destructo (AKA Gary Richards) is the electro-house chief in charge of Hard Events, the good people behind Holy Ship!!! and the Hard Miami parties during Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week.
But Richards is more than just a promoter. He's been DJing and producing his own killer tracks since ... More >>
Y'all ready to get your HARD on?
It's beginning to look a lot like springtime. And as such, electro bangers will soon drown out every other noise Miami generates in a 24-hour period -- construction, traffic, chusmeria -- as part of the March tradition known as Winter Music Conference and Miami Mu ... More >>
That's right ... Destructo (AKA Los Angeles DJ, producer, and superpromoter Gary Richards) is comin' back to the 305 for Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week with another absolutely epic edition of Hard Miami.
Just like last year, Destructo and crew will be unloading two consecuti ... More >>
Aboard the Holy Ship!! one gets to mix and mingle with big-name DJs.
"Hey, there's Zedd in line for pasta salad! Wow, there's Dillon Francis in the elevator! Oh damn, Diplo is out on the beach swimming with all the fans! Jackbeats just bought all those people shots!"
With this mesh of artists and ... More >>
There were a lot of grim faces on Monday morning as the electro-loving masses emerged off the MSC Poesia (AKA the EDM party boat Holy Ship!!) and did a slow zombie shuffle through U.S. customs and back into the real world (AKA Fort Lauderdale).
Here in the industrial port, the sky was overcast, a ... More >>
Get Hard 'cause it's almost time to cruise.
Nine months ago, Crossfade reported that the Los Angeles party posse, electronic music festival, and touring club event run by Gary Richards (AKA Destructo) was planning to take its electro steez to the high seas aboard the MSC Poesia, sailing out of P ... 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 >>
Gary Richards wants to introduce you to your new favorite party. It's called Hard, and since 2007 it's been drawing thousands of electro heads together for messy free-for-alls in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Next city in Richards's sights? Miami, of course.
A DJ and record industry ... More >>
Gary Richards, founder of Hard.Hard is ready to take over Miami's party scene. Since 2007, Hard has been giving dance music fans in the West Coast their fix with regular events that consistently feature a killer lineup. It isn't hard for, er, Hard to sell out a 30,000-person event. And with Los A ... More >>