RiRi may be a lost causee, but she's right about one thing: "Cheers to the fricken' weekend!"
But unlike Rihanna, you don't have to spends wads of cash on over-the-top bashes and endless bottles to have one hell of a weekend -- all you need is $10.
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You know that terrifying wet dream where you're, like, a totally boner-worthy brain-eater locked inside a superchic warehouse space with a thousand other sexy zombies?
There's blood and gore smeared all over the floor. The walls are rattling at 69 BPMs. And every undead perv in the place is humpin ... More >>
February has been a pretty rough month thus far. In the past 12 days alone, The Real Housewives of Miami has been confirmed for a second season; we found out everyone is cheating on everyone; and Rick Santorum won three caucuses, which is just...we can't.In the spirit of improving the remainder o ... More >>
Danny has got us in a daze.Danny Daze started out like every Miami DJ: spinning at South Beach clubs and downtown joints, trying to earn a buck.
But deep down, there was an electronic music artist waiting to come out. And now, whether it's under his own name, DiscoTech, or Señor Stereo, Daze s ... More >>
Delia Derbyshire made electronic music in the 1960s, exhibiting her sounds at experimental and electronic music festivals while working with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
She's best known for her recording of Ron Grainer's Doctor Who theme. But also, the female musical mastermind has been credi ... More >>
Last week, Crossfade had a casual chat with Mr. Jason Friedman and Ms. Eleanore Everdell of Brooklyn boy-girl band The Hundred in the Hands.
The topics ranged from THITH's namesake ("A Native American battle from the 1800s," Friedman explained) to collecting printed matter, defying this hyperd ... More >>
Despite the name, Brooklyn band The Hundred in the Hands isn't a great, big, sprawling indie-pop orchestra. It's just two people -- singer-keyboardist Eleanore Everdell and guitarist Jason Friedman -- and a whole arsenal of sequencers, pedals, and assorted black boxes.
In September 2010, this d ... More >>
The Italian popular music tradition of the last several decades has been an idiosyncratic one.
When rock 'n' roll was paramount, Italians were considered the least likely to rock your world. Their sole contributions during the classic rock era being mainly sappy, straight-laced pop stars like L ... More >>
Is Rebecca Black really pop music's worst offender?Six million of you have already endured it. Gawker asked if it was "the worst music video ever." Meanwhile, foreign press like The Sydney Morning Herald wonders why it has overtaken the Japanese earthquake and tsunami devastation on Twitter.Of co ... More >>
Dance Messiah Bob Sinclar: he even looks like JesusLast week we previewed the upcoming February 11 performance by French superstar DJ-producer Bob Sinclar at SET.And if you thought we were kidding about this guy being the Jesus of dance music, just wait until you get a load of this interview, whe ... More >>
Spank and rock! Rock and spank!If there's one dude who fully deserves to be an honorary citizen of our hot, clubby, coked-up little paradise, it's booty bass and bathroom sex enthusiast Naeem Juwan Hanks, otherwise known as Spank Rock.
Even though he was bred in B-More, the kid's like Uncle Luke ... More >>
VV Brown doesn't take anything lying down. The alternative pop songstress started her career in the music business when she was 18, but abruptly quit when she realized she wasn't getting things done her way. Cue two years later, and she's singing about heartbreaks and bad breakups with the same g ... More >>
Synth geniuses Cut Copy have mastered an electropop sound we just always want to dance to. The Australian-born band has toured with Franz Ferdinand, Bloc Party and the great Daft Punk, and they've recently rejected offers to tour supporting artists like Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails and Coldplay. Th ... More >>
"In the beginning there was Jack, and Jack had a groove. And from this groove came the groove of all grooves. And Jack boldly declared, 'Let there be house,' and house music was born." So goes the Genesis-like mythos of house music, as expounded by the legendary Chuck Roberts.Esteemed DJ/producer ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenClick here to view more photos from this event.Ebony Bones!At the annual Art Loves Music concert at Collins Park, Miami BeachWednesday, December 2, 2009Better Than: Yelle's performance at the same event last year.The Review: The Art Positions sub-shot of the official Art Base ... More >>
via myspace.com/ebonybonesEbony Bones on the cover of the French magazine Focus VIFHeard of her? Neither had we. But a little birdie told us the London-based "jungle-punk" performer was scheduled to perform at this year's installment of the annual free "Art Loves Music" show, as part of Art Basel ... More >>
As Tony M. said, "Miami is a big pussy waiting to be fucked."It was as if I had been staring at the fire for days. Adorable young men hitting on me, Colt 45s, women ripping off my clothes...I had such a hoot this past weekend. I have finally found a club in Miami that will let me dance on their stri ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Riptide cares about celebrities in the same way most celebrities care about Art Fairs: We will use them for shallow reasons. Celebrities need publicity and free drinks and, most of all, attention. Riptide needs things of local relevance to blog about. So with out further ado, here is your Art Basel ... More >>