If you still need proof that Miami has grown an underground electronic dance music scene to rival international meccas like London and Berlin, look no further than the success of Underground Story. Five years ago, it was practically inconceivable for promoters to pull off an underground house and ... More >>
Most of the club rats getting down to electro and booty bass these days are too young to remember the scene's old-school pioneers like Egyptian Lover, AKA Greg Broussard. After all, most of us were still learning how to crawl (or hadn't even been born yet) when Broussard was already mastering the ... More >>
Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse. But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties. Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... 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 >>
Cocodrills' Adam Cruz and Christian "Pridef" Diaz.After years of being knee-deep in the grime of Miami's nightlife and music scene, Cocodrills have become experts on the city's best music spots, the best places for a meal, and the best summer drinks. Before catching the duo tonight at the Elect ... More >>
Steve BugThe LINK crew has been busy all year booking some of the biggest stars on the international techno scene at venues like Space and the Electric Pickle. And earlier this month, LINK auspiciously kicked off its new Summer Sessions with world-renowned DJs Heidi and Bill Patrick at TreeHous ... More >>
Behind Bayside Marketplace's Hard Rock Café, the Biscayne Lady enjoys a mid-afternoon hosing under the hot Florida sun. As cold water trickles down her sleek frame, we board the vessel to meet the ship's captain and Biscayne Bay legend, James Cho. Since joining the Biscayne Lady team, Cho h ... More >>
Soul Clap: hungry for the vinylIt seems like only a few years ago that the international EDM scene was in some sort of minimal techno dark age. The sounds were cool and slick and oh-so-Berlinesque, but they just weren't very fun. Fast-forward to 2011 and Boston's Soul Clap have helped kick-star ... More >>
Crosstown Rebels exec Damian Lazarus.Clubland can be a wasteland. But former Dazed & Confused music editor, current Crosstown Rebels label exec, and minimal DJ-producer Damian Lazarus is a natural-born opponent of mediocrity, unearned hype, and cash-bloated trash. For the last ten years, h ... 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 >>
For those of you tragically not in attendance that night, legendary UK DJ Greg Wilson made his highly anticipated WMC debut (in fact his Miami debut altogether) at Electric Pickle on Wednesday, March 24, schooling us all on the authentic disc jockey artform. Beyond simply reinstating the definiti ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.
Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.