Gina Turner

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    June 27, 2014

    Holy Ship! 2015's Lineup: Skrillex, Knife Party, Pretty Lights, 98 Others

    Party on a boat! Again!!!! For the fourth consecutive year, the Holy Ship! electronic dance music cruise will be sailing outta South Florida for the Bahamas with dozens of big-name DJs and thousands of beat freaks all aboard a sweet MSC supership. Unlike previous years, HS! will be taking two trip ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Laidback Luke's Ultra 2014 Set and Kung Fu Class Canceled After Wife Goes Into Labor

    We were so stoked for Laidback Luke's Kung Fu Takeover class. Ditto his Ultra 2014 set. But when an EDM star's wife (especially if she's DJ Gina Turner) goes into labor, he drops everything (even the drop) to speed home for the birth of his beautiful baby. Just a few hours ago, the news of the lit ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    EDM's Ten Best Female DJs

    We here at Crossfade recently got all up in the EDM scene's face about its lack of respect for the ladies. And part of our argument was that women who rave don't get the love they deserve, even though some of the finest talent in the game comes equipped with a vagina. So in the hope of enlightening ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    Holy Ship!!! 2014's Ten Most Epic Moments

    After three years of raging at sea, Hard Events' Holy Ship cruise has proven itself to be the best nautical EDM adventure that money can buy. (Of course, we here at Crossfade enjoyed press accommodations, so we didn't actually pay.) It might still be a new-ish phenomenon, but this party boat has th ... More >>

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    January 9, 2014
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    January 7, 2014

    The Six People You Meet Aboard Holy Ship!!!

    The MSC Divina is one gorgeous white lady. The newest in the Italian fleet, she's named in honor of the equally stunning actress Sophia Loren. She can carry up to 3,959 passengers with a crew of 1,325. This weekend, she's going to be packed to the brim, but not with families and mild-mannered roman ... More >>

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    December 31, 2013

    Holy Ship!!! 2014's Ten Must-See Sets

    Holy Ship!!! is right around the corner. Are you prepared? Whether you're a first-time shipper or a seasoned mate, navigating the lineup is tricky business. With so many established and emerging artists, spread out among so many stages, it's easy to miss something totally life-changing. Because w ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    Miami's Labor Day 2013 Party Guide

    Take a break, America! But not you, Miami! It's almost Labor Day, that annual 24-hour period during which we all celebrate workers by not working. Of course, though, the observance of this particular federal holiday is a bit different in the MIA. One day become a week. No one is actually allowed ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    Hard Miami 2013 Announces Set Times

    Get Hard! 'Cause the Destructo (AKA Gary Richards) and his Los Angeles party promotions enterprise have just announced the set times for all three of their Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2013 ragers. From Nadastrom, Dirtybird Boys, and Destructo at the annual two-night Grand Central ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Hard Miami Announces Pool Party Lineup: Felix Da Housecat, Baauer, 13 Others

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Holy Ship!! 2013, Day One: Major Lazer, Justice, and Surprise Guest Skrillex!

    On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, AKA Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) The ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Holy Ship!! 2013 Announces Set Times and Full Cruise Schedule

    Holy Fucking Ship!! The three-day activities and music schedule for the most massive EDM cruise was just released. And now our pants are a little heavier. There are some returning favorites, like A-Trak's DJ lessons and Dillon Francis's mini-golf tournament. There will be wet-dream back-to-back s ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Hard's Holy Ship!! 2013 Lineup Announced: Justice, Boys Noize, Diplo, and 33 Others

    Toss a couple Dramamines into your party-time pill pack. On January 4, 2013, the second annual edition of Hard's Holy Ship!! electronic music cruise will set sail from Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades for three nights of brain-busting beats. Tickets sold out in only 28 hours and now the hotly anti ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    The Overthrow Taking Over Mamushka's For MMW, Making it Hard 2 Leave Next Sunday

    ​During WMC 2010, White Room (currently Eve) was the unofficial DJ VIP room. Except, it wasn't really VIP. DJ and fans easily hung out side by side. It was the only place were the average partygoer could find him or herself talking with some of the best EDM and DJ acts. It's where we talked Annie ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    November 30, 2011

    Hard's Holy Ship Cruise Announces Final Lineup and Full Music Schedule

    ​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 >>

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    May 31, 2011

    Fatboy Slim, Laidback Luke, Rusko, Steve Aoki Setting Sail Aboard Hard Cruise 2012

    Fatboy Slim, your electronic music captain.​There is finally a lineup for the upcoming Hard Cruise -- now cleverly named Holy Ship! -- departing from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on January 6, 2012 and returning on January 9. The four-day cruise will travel Port Lucaya in the Bahamas and a p ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Junior Sanchez Talks New Albums and Pop Projects

    ​World-renowned DJ-producer Junior Sanchez hardly needs an introduction. Like his homies Erick Morillo and Harry "Choo Choo" Romero, Sanchez was bred in New Jersey's seminal '90s Latin house scene. He would cut his teeth spinning at legendary NYC hotspots like Limelight and the Shelter. As a me ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    WMC 2010: One Night Only at Karu & Y, March 26

    ​Paul Morris started the booking agency AM Only in 1995, while he was a student at the University of Florida. It was a fortuitous time, right when dance music was about to break big into this country's consciousness. As electronic sounds shifted through the rave scene and beyond, AM Only continued ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    WMC 2010: Annie Mac's White Room Showcase, Plus Two Other Parties

    photo by Mari Sarai​Hipster dance music trends may come and go, but BBC uber-DJ Annie Mac is always one step ahead of them all. Definitely the fiercest female on Radio One, her eponymous Friday-night show, with its trademark guest mini-mixes, give you an up to date who's-who in the scene. (Recent ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    WMC 2010: Hard WMC Pool Party with Erol Alkan, Boys Noize and Busy P, March 25

    Erol Alkan headlines Hard's first-ever Miami event.​Hard has been bring electro-house to the masses in Los Angeles ever since blog-house exploded over the scene. Sometimes the events can go down as epic, but the event's organizers have had a few blemishes too. We've got to say, we wondered when th ... More >>