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    April 1, 2014

    Giorgio Moroder on DJing, Daft Punk, Retirement: "Playing Golf Is Great but Boring"

    "Hello, my name is Giovanni Giorgio. But you can call me Giorgio," he says before kicking off his hour-and-a-half set on the rooftop of the Gale Hotel on South Beach. Reality is, the man needs no introduction. He's Giorgio Moroder, one of the 20th century's most influential record producers. He's w ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Stop Being Sober Fridays at Bamboo: "No Boring People Allowed"

    It's Friday night! So Stop Being Sober, get blasted with Patrón, Cîroc, and Hennessy, and shake your ass till the sun rises. More than just a Miami state of mind, booze, beats, and even more booze is what Bamboo's latest weekly bash is all about. "We wanted to do something new and fresh, not the ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013
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    September 6, 2012
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    August 30, 2012

    "Feel So Close" to Calvin Harris at LIV Miami on September 7

    Calvin Harris has been a busy little boy. His massive hit "Feel So Close" landed him his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 12, and he penned a lucrative endorsement deal with Pepsi Max to feature his smash "Let's Go" with Ne-Yo. Riding that wave, he just got picked up to play an hou ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    20 Celebrity Mugshots from Miami-Dade Jail

    It's not Friday yet, but there's no such thing as too many mugshots right? Miami attracts celebrities like moths to a light bulb, but unfortunately for some of them what happens in Miami doesn't stay in Miami. Miami-Dade's jail camera, AKA the in-house Paparazzi, has caught several celebrities check ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    Ten Songs Barack Obama Should Sing Next If He Wants a Second-Term

    When Barack Obama busted into a few bars from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at an Apollo Theatre performance, he reminded the entirety of the United States of why we elected him back in 2008: He's a total rock star! If you're skeptical, just look at the numbers. MTV reports that sales of "Let's ... More >>

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    March 26, 2011

    Moby Talks Technology, Glenn Beck, and the Perks of Subtlety

    ​Emerging from New York City's early-'90s acid house rave scene, Moby debuted with a deep, aqueous, tribal sound that would veer from ecstasy-rich techno to aggro industrial before crystalizing into the crossover poptronica of 1999's multi-platinum Play. Along the way, this socio-politically out ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Timo Maas Talks Two Decades of EDM and His New Album

    ​German DJ-producer Timo Maas has been in the EDM game since long before it was the mainstream soundtrack for weekend clubgoers around the world. As a child of the early '90s rave generation, he soaked up the era's variety of cutting-edge new electronic music styles, emerging as a master of experi ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    Top 5 Food References In Pop/Rock Music

    The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.​First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    Miike Snow DJ Set at Mokai June 11

    Photo by Magnus MagnussonMiike Snow​ Two-thirds of Miike Snow is responsible for producing some of the biggest pop hits of the last decade. Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg, also known as Bloodshy & Avant, are responsible for giving mega-hits to Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jordin Spa ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Concert Review: Rye Rye and Kelis at the W South Beach, March 26

    Photo by Alissa Christine​Rye Rye and KelisThe Sirius Satellite Belvedere Lounge at The W Hotel, Miami BeachMarch 26, 2010Better Than: Having to deal with the throngs.There's always a lot of side action goin' on at Winter Music Conference. Some of it is quasi-official; some of it isn't even advert ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    January 21, 2010
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    December 11, 2008
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    November 18, 2008

    Switch Coming to Heathrow December 13

    Chromeo, Crookers, and now Switch? Whoever is responsible for the string of bookings at Heathrow Lounge deserves a gold star because it's getting ridiculous. It almost seems like Heathrow is quickly becoming the Studio A replacement we hoped for -- except it's ill equipped to handle any kind of live ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    Kelis Found Not Guilty in a Miami Courtroom

    This past Thursday, R&B singer Kelis was found not guilty in Miami on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. She was initially arrested last march for allegedly harassing two undercover police officers who were posed as prostitutes outside of a local club. On Thursday, a judge determi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Kelis Hates The Miami Beach PD So Much Right Now

    This mugshot makes me want cotton candy. All Kelis wanted to do was yell at some hooker-looking ladies and not to be racially profiled. Isn't that what we all want? Isn't that what we all deserve? The Miami Beach Police Department says "No." Back in March 2007 they arrested Kelis (singer of "Milk ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    Miami Spice Review: Table 8

    Table 8, the chic-Los Angeles import tucked into the Hotel De Soleil at the north tip of Ocean Drive, isn't too coy on its Miami Spice preview page about why you should pay a visit: the chef, Govind Armstrong, is "famous", the ambience is "trendy", and the "celebrity fan-base" includes "Ryan Seacres ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    No One Ever Really Disappears

    Pharrell Williams is happy to be just one of the band again.

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    April 21, 2008

    Nas and Kelis to Sue Miami for $100 Million

    I'd toast to that! I knew there would be more to this story after Kelis first got arrested last year in Miami. Now it looks like both her and her legendary hip-hop husband, Nasir Jones, are going to be suing the City of Miami to the tune of $100 million. If the story located here is true, they'll b ... More >>

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    October 29, 2007

    Kelis Gets Booted from Jive Records

    It was just last week that CrossFade reported news out of Miami that R&B/pop star Kelis was heading to trial for her recent run in with the law this past March in South Beach. As if that's not enough to deal with (aside from everyone hating on her fashion style) late last week, her record company al ... More >>

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    October 25, 2007

    Kelis Headed to Trial in Miami

    Back in March of this year, R&B star Kelis, famous both for her songs, "I Hate You So Much Right Now" and "Milkshake" plus obviously for being married to Queensbridge rapper Nas, got arrested in South Beach for interrupting an undercover prostitution sting. If you want specifics on that event, go he ... More >>

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    April 12, 2007
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    August 31, 2006


    Kelis Was Here (LaFace)

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    June 16, 2005
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    March 10, 2005
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    January 13, 2005

    Club Planet

    For Erick Morillo, it's all about booty calls and disco balls

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    December 23, 2004
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    December 2, 2004


    Street's Disciple Columbia

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    August 5, 2004
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    March 25, 2004

    Risky Business

    Star sings a new tune

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    March 4, 2004

    Hit Parade

    A nonscientific tip sheet of WMC's breakout tracks

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Crazy Right Now

    DJ Irie cuts it up on the ones and twos

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Pop! Goes Vendetta

    For Donovan Bennett, the dancehall is just the beginning

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Alicia Keys; Kelis

    The Diary of Alicia Keys (Arista); Tasty (J Records)

  • Music

    April 4, 2002

    Continent Divide

    Dance music may never hit as big in the United States as in Europe, but maybe for these DJs it doesn't matter