Listen up, beat freaks. You don't have to wait till Friday to get your party on.
Nope. That's for our friends up north, who wish they lived in a city where the champagne is always flowing, the hard hitters come to party, and the uhntz-uhntz never stops.
We're in Miami, bitch. Now here are the six ... More >>
Ten days of nonstop uhntz-uhntz madness that is Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week may have left a huge hole in your pocket.
But just because you may have blown all your money on a slew of beat-freaking parties, that doesn't mean you can't party like an EDM superst ... More >>
"Luxury and white-glove service."
That's what South Beach socialites and club wreckers alike should expect from the new SET.
In early January, we here at Crossfade reported that the Opium Group club would be closing for renovations in order to become the Miami nightlife spot "where true VIPs pop c ... More >>
With the kickoff of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week just a little over seven days away, our anxiety has reached an all-time high. Only Election Day voting lines throughout South Florida, it seems, are longer than our WMC Party Guides, and that's becoming increasingly difficult to handle ... More >>
And the uhntz-uhntz continues ...
Last month, the Opium Group dropped its Phase One lineup for Miami Music Week 2013, revealing eight shows at four clubs: Mansion, Cameo, SET, and Mokai.
Now almost exactly four weeks later, the clubbin' conglomerate has unveiled its Phase Two slate, including MMW ... More >>
We really are incredibly lucky here in Miami. Most people across the country save up their money and their energy for that one big show that comes around every three months or so. Here in our cradle of bass, we have tons of awesome artists coming in every couple of days! Sometimes one after another! ... More >>
It's that time of year, beat freaks.
The MIA is being flooded with uhntz-uhntz. And contributing to this dangerously rising tide, the Opium Group has just revealed eight shows at four clubs for Miami Music Week 2013. Oh, and that's only Phase One.
From March 13 to 24, a relentless six-day stretch ... More >>
Thanks in no small part to a certain House Mafia, Sweden is becoming synonymous with electronic dance music to the mainstream masses of the world.
But if there's one artist who's truly repping his country, it's DJ-producer and label magnate John Dahlbäck. He's been pumping out his own brand of edg ... More >>
Sweden gets a lot of things right.
Everyone knows Swedes are gorgeous. They also make awesome meatballs. And when it comes to inexpensive, DIY furniture, IKEA's got the entire house on lock.
Of course, we gotta add awesome house producers to this list of Swedish shit we love. And on Saturday, Apr ... More >>
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 >>
Are you still alive? Yes? Good. Because there are still six more days of partying. God help your liver.Today marks the official start of Miami Music Week (AKA Ultra Week), so that means big parties from here on out. Still, if you are looking for something a bit more underground, head for Downtown ... More >>
The EDM game is tough.
Before you get the big dollars, you've
got to pay your dues and take a few hits. So it's no surprise most of these heavy
hitters are well into their 30s or even older.
But over the last couple of years, there's been a
youth invasion of the scene. And suddenly, some of ... More >>
Did you know that Tiësto (AKA the Led Zepplin of EDM) considers Miami to be his second home?
It's true. When the Dutch superproducer isn't slaving away in his pimped-out studio, doing the uhntz-uhntz on the sands of Ibiza, or partying with Swedish House Mafia on a plane while getting wasted, sp ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellJohn Digweed during MMW 2011.The official start of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is less than a month away, and local venues are starting to reveal all the beat-wrapped goodies.
One of the bigger juggernauts of the week, of course, is the Opium Group, which ... More >>
It's no small feat coming up in the cut-throat international DJ game, much less if you're a woman. But Sydney Blu didn't only defy those odds by becoming one of the biggest-selling artists in EDM. She also became the veritable queen of South Beach clubland by landing herself a highly coveted resi ... More >>
The members of Above & Beyond are no strangers to celebrating in Miami. The British trance trio made up of Jono Grant, Paavo Siljamäki, and Tony McGuinness have been throwing annual parties here for a few years now. And like previous installments, the threesome's 2010 appearance will focus o ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenIf you don't have tickets for Ultra, you aren't going to be able to catch Deadmau5.That's it, folks. According to Ultra Music Festival's site, tickets to this year's event are gone with 34 days left until the festival. Will more be made available? We're not sure, but we're work ... More >>
San Fran duo Gabriel & Dresden.After stocking Sunday School for Degenerates with 30 stellar DJs such as minimal mastermind Richie Hawtin and then another 10 including Guy Gerber, Heidi, and Jesse Rose, Made Event's gotten busy bringing the bang to its other Ultra week engagement, the Anjunab ... More >>
Early this morning, Ultra Music Festival organizers announced Phase Two of its lineup. Added to the 2011 bill are Duran Duran, Underworld, Kaskade, will.i.am, Erick Morillo (Live), Sasha (Vortek Live), Fedde Le Grand, Avicii, and The Disco Biscuits.Also confirmed is our previous announcement that ... More >>
DJ-producer Tim Berg, AKA Avicii.Rookie DJ-producer Tim Berg (AKA Avicii) is only 22 years old. But his resume already reads like that of a seasoned industry heavyweight. In 2008, after topping BBC Radio 1 luminary Pete Tong's Fast Trax poll, the Swedish prodigy dropped his breakthrough release " ... More >>
Swedish electronic dance music has, for the most part, become synonymous with the hopelessly über-commercial and stale sound of big-room players like Steve Angello, Axwell, and Sebastian Ingrosso.Stockholm's John Dahlbäck, however, may very well be an exception, not just in his own work as an i ... More >>
Joris Voorn is playing SET on SundayClearly the action at last week's Detroit
Electronic Music Festival carried over to Miami this weekend, because
it's just nonstop stellar bookings Friday through Sunday at various
hotspots throughout the city.
Friday, June 4To start things off tonight, the ... More >>
Swedish electronic dance music has, for the most part, become synonymous with the hopeless über-commercialism of big room players like Steve Angello, Axwell, and Sebastian Ingrosso. Stockholm's John Dahlbäck, however, may very well be the exception, not just in his own work as an internationall ... More >>
Swedish DJ/producer Ida Engberg is one of the fastest-rising female stars in the male-studded world of techno. A resident of Stockholm's legendary Cocktail Club, her career was kicked off auspiciously in the mid-2000s and headed right to the top, where she's shared the decks with some of th ... More >>