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 >>
Who will survive Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week 2013?
With UMF becoming a two-weekend behemoth and WMC/MMW turning into a ten-day smackdown, the month of March in the MIA has officially become an insane EDM endurance test. And here is the most important rule: Do ... More >>
With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup.
Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>
French EDM icon Miss Kittin (AKA Caroline Hervé) has been rocking the scene since the '90s.
But so far, her discography has consisted exclusively of records written in collaboration with producers like The Hacker, Tobi Neumann, and Golden Boy.
In 2013, however, we'll finally see Miss Kittin come ... More >>
Congratulations, you've made it through one more hellish week of commute, lunch breaks, anxiety, and that stupid bitch who sits next to you. You deserve a prize for putting up with that place.
What's the prize? All the alcohol your hard-earned money can buy. And hopefully, some dirty-dirty, either ... More >>
Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Ultra Music Festival has announced its Phase 2 lineup. So let's not bother with the formalities.
Here's who's been added: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Dog Blood (Boys Noize & Skrillex), Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Loco D ... More >>
A big dark juggernaut of destruction is about to be unleashed upon the city of Miami -- and we don't mean the Mayan apocalypse. No, we are referring to the unforgiving hard-hitting beats of Punisher, one of the Detroit underground techno scene's enduring talents.
We almost hate to kill the myth tha ... More >>
Kevin Saunderson didn't just invent Detroit techno as part of the legendary Belleville Three with Juan Atkins and Derrick May. He also perfected the techno hit, catapulting the seminal D-Town sound across the Atlantic and onto the dancefloors of Europe, where rave culture was about to explode in the ... More >>
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Last month, we here at Crossfade had a chat with second-wave Detroit techno legend Rick Wade about "disposable tracks" vs. "substance."
One of Wade's homeboys from that second wave is celebrated DJ-producer Stacey Pull ... More >>
When people speak of that classic '90s house sound, whether they know it or not, they're pretty much refering to the sound of seminal producer Marc Kinchen. His legendary dubs are the blueprint for today's transatlantic house: soulful yet brooding bass-heavy four-on-the-floor funk.MK's highly-cov ... More >>
Sander KleinenbergWhy choose between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, when you can have both? DJ Mag has decided to do exactly that this year as it once again takes over the Shelborne, and its nightclub Shine, for two weeks worth of parties.Highlights include the return of DJ Mag ... 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 >>
story reads like the history of transatlantic dance music itself. He was born and bred in the early-'80s electronic music boomtown of Sheffield,
England, cradle to such seminal acts as the Human League and Cabaret
Voltaire. He shared time in the studio with Detroit techno pio ... More >>
A heads up to Miami's techno lovers: Pornograph Events has one hell of
a double booking lined up for June, with legends Derrick May and
François K scheduled to play Nocturnal's Eden Terrace Garden on Saturday, June 20.
For those of you born yesterday, Derrick May is one of Detroit's
legendary Belle ... More >>