Now going on its sixth year, Flying Circus has emerged as one of the foremost mid-week Winter Music Conference parties.
Back in 2011, Luca Saporito of UK DJ-production duo Audiofly reminisced with Crossfade about the fateful day in 2008 when he teamed up with SAFE Miami to launch the party last-mi ... More >>
If Crossfade were a superstar DJ, we wouldn't perform a single show without four cases of cherry vanilla cola, two bottles of Black Label whisky, a picture of our mom, a pink umbrella, and a drumming monkey.
That's not even too bad. Just take a look at the ridiculous requests from some of your fav ... More >>
Check out Crossfade's daily WMC and MMW party guide -- plus the fifteen best parties.
The King Rat says, "This is The End."
In less than 24 hours, Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival will be over.
The clubs will close. The uhntz-uhntz will fade. The sticks will ... More >>
What day is it? Has anyone seen our "I'm in Miami, Bitch" tank? We remember taking it off to jump into the Shelborne pool on Friday, but it was gone four hours later after we got out and dried off.
Mid-March in Miami feels like a seemingly never-ending bleep-boop bender. Lock-jawed and loving i ... More >>
When in Rome, you shuffle through the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum with a tour group. Guided by a dopey ex-pat, you learn the condensed histories of these places, take cliché family photos, and drop serious Euro coinage on overpriced gelato.
When in Miami, however, you drop a hundred bucks an ... More >>
A normal 9 to 5 job in Miami can be as hard to come by as money in your pocket after a night at the club. But fear not, party animal, just apply to work at the newest club on South Beach, Amnesia.
A modern remix of a classic venue at the same location that most recently hosted Opium and Privé. ... More >>
ChtfnFelix Da Housecat is prancing back to South Beach, readying his paws for a party attack at glossy superclub LIV.
A member of the electro elite, he first made a name for himself on the mid '80s Chicago dance scene. Over the past decade, the DJ-producer has worked closely with Miss Kittin, J ... More >>
When it comes to electronic dance music, there's probably no greater benchmark for superior taste than BBC Radio 1. From the eminent Pete Tong's long-standing Essential Mix to shows by esteemed tastemakers like Gilles Peterson and Annie Mac, Radio 1 has been the first to break EDM's cutting- ... More >>
There's a fascinating duality at the core of UK producer Glimpse's work. It's the duality of control vs. loss of control. On one hand, he favors analog studio production over digital, reckoning that today's automated digital tools eschew the elements of human spontaneity and imperfection -- he gr ... More >>
It's Le'Cash ... say it right!Miami isn't a city in need of superstar DJs.
On any given night in any given nightclub, big-shot disc jocks flock to this Magic City for hot chicks, endless bottle service, and the best nightlife this side of Ibiza. So what's stopping a 24-year-old Florida native wi ... More >>
Meet your masseuse, Jackeline U.Normally, if you wanted to spend your Thursday night getting drunk off Cîroc while paying a pretty girl for 10 minutes of therapeutic body contact, we'd give you directions to King of Diamonds, Goldrush, or our ex-girlfriend's apartment.
But tonight, we're gonna ... More >>
Earlier this week, we previewed Simon Baker's upcoming Saturday performance at newly renovated and reopened Space. The world-renowned British DJ-producer has been making waves in the international EDM scene since the early '00s with releases on the esteemed 2020 Vision label and his own Infa ... More >>
It's been a sensational year for Seattle-based DJ-producer Dave Pezzner, who despite almost two decades of experience under his belt was virtually unknown by the international EDM community until very recently.
For over fifteen years, he banged out quirky glitch-house and breaks as production d ... More >>
San Francisco-based DJ/producer Max Vangeli is one of the fastest-rising stars of the international house scene, with a 2010 breakthrough boosted in no small part by his status as a sort of honorary American member of the Swedish House Mafia. The last year alone has seen chart-topping Vangeli rem ... More >>
Washington, D.C.'s Grammy Award-winning production duo Deep Dish enjoyed unparalleled international success during their late-'90s and early-'00s heyday. Much of the pair's universal appeal could be attributed to the healthy stylistic balance between Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia's edgier experim ... More >>
Pulling off the whole big-room commercial house music thing without falling into the lowest common denominator is no easy feat (I'm looking at you, David Guetta,) but The Shapeshifters have managed to find that difficult balance between mainstream appeal and true musical quality fairly successful ... More >>
via residentadvisor.netJon Cowan deserves a lot of credit in recent years for keeping alive some hope of quality dance music on the Beach. Back in the '90s, he was known for spinning around town and co-promoting the Bliss parties at Groove Jet, which were responsible for beginning the tidal wave ... More >>
Miami's big-room nightclubs usually go all out for New Year's Eve celebrations by booking some of the biggest names in international dance music, and this year is no exception. Here's the lowdown on some of the top NYE parties going down on Thursday night: Cocoon Label Party at Nocturnal's Eden T ... More >>
Ed Hardy must die.The Ed Hardy T-shirt. Nothing is a bigger symbol of douchebaggery in clubland than it. It's a faux-tattoo armor for those too wimpy to get real ones. Bedazzled and they achieve a whole another level of douchiness. Oh, and if you're wearing Affliction you have two strikes against ... More >>
Legendary British DJ/producer Stave Lawler will be playing at Gryphon Nightclub at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino this Thursday night. A child of the '90s UK rave scene, Lawler got his start organizing some of the infamous M42 Motorway illegal parties as a teenager, before getting his bi ... More >>
In case you missed the film La Mala when it played in Miami-Dade College's Muestra de Cine Cubano in May, the opportunity presents itself once again to catch this flick. The movie is based on the life of legendary Cuban singer, La Lupe, played by singer-songwriter and pianist, Lena. For those uns ... More >>
Fred Everything (born Frédéric Blais in Quebec) got his moniker back in the rave days, when he was known as DJ Everything, because he'd spin everything from house and techno to drum 'n' bass. With a prolific career dating back to 1993, when he first opened for Sasha at Montreal's club Metropolis, ... More >>
Naming his label Size Records, DJ/producer Steve Angello set himself up for criticism if he couldn't lay down the magnitude of tracks necessary to command a room like Mansion, where he will help commemorate the club's fifth birthday on Saturday. Luckily, Angello's brand of breezy, big room progressi ... More >>
So in addition to yesterday's news of the unexplainable choice of booking the Black Eyed Peas for next month's Ultra Music Festival, the final phase of the lineup has been announced. Notable additions include Rinton, Rye Rye, Surkin, Para One and Shiny Toy Guns to Day 1, and MSTRKRFT, BT Laptop Symp ... More >>