Some songs just never die.
You could run them into the ground at 100 mph, but they'll be right there around the corner, waiting to be dropped in the very next set you hear. Some of them have been around for decades. And some of them are new, but feel as old and used as a middle-aged whore.
In a w ... More >>
Last time we here at Crossfade ran through our list of the five most annoying buzzwords, reactions were mixed. Some of you thought we were the most evil, hate-mongering, misinformed monsters to ever walk the Earth. Others gave us so many virtual high-fives that our e-hand is stil ... More >>
Too broke to uhntz-uhntz at Ultra? Stuck in Boise, Idaho?
Well, no worries. 'Cause UMF organizers have hooked up free, live broadcasts on both YouTube and online radio network Digitally Imported. So you can even rave and rage at home alone! And it'll cost you absolutely nothing!
Just like last yea ... 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 >>
By Jacob KatelSociety got the best of ya? Go to Ultra Music Festival and leave the normal world behind.
Here, you can feel free to get half naked, customize your brain, and put some neon in your life.
Deep inside the endless well of bass, you just might find yourself. Here are 13 hardcore ravers w ... More >>
Seizure music, death electro, and derpstep.
Those are the extreme EDM genres Knife Party's Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen use to describe their music, which reveals a couple of things about these Australian dudes: (1) they don't take themselves too seriously and (2) they dig dangerous fun.
After ... 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 >>
Generation Wild Tour
With Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie and Mikael Weermets
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Better Than: Speed dating for a Valentine's companion.
Did the youth of Miami prove they party hardest?
Last night, the Generation Wild Tour made its stop at LIV for a crowd of eye-contact e ... 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 >>
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 >>
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, AKA Holy Ship!! (There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events.) The ... More >>
Three reasons Ultra Music Festival 2013's gonna be epic, beat freaks.
1. The EDM megafest has expanded from three days to two whole uhntz-uhntz-ing weekends.
2. Swedish House Mafia and Deadmau5 are gonna be the primary party starters.
3. The just-announced Phase 1 linuep, including 13 extra DJs, 13 ... More >>
Holy Fucking Ship!!
The three-day activities and music schedule for the most massive EDM cruise was just released. And now our pants are a little heavier.
There are some returning favorites, like A-Trak's DJ lessons and Dillon Francis's mini-golf tournament. There will be wet-dream back-to-back s ... More >>
EDM was bigger and badder than ever this year.
Lady Gaga went on tour with electro-wunderkind Zedd. Skrillex won three Grammys. Shit, even the American Music Awards created an EDM category, because it's what the kids demand.
Of course, with so much marketing value and commercial viability to the ... More >>
See the full 50-photo slideshow of Kaskade in Miami -- plus "Kaskade on EDM's Future and Freaks of Nature: 'Summer of 2012 Could Go Down as Best Ever.'"
Freaks of Nature Tour
With Alvin Risk
Klipsch Ampitheater at Bayfront Park, Miami
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Better Than: High-school heartb ... More >>
See the full 39-photo slideshow of Avicii at the American Airlines Arena.
Avicii's Le7els Tour
American Airlines Arena, Miami
Friday, June 8, 2012
Better Than: It being past 11 p.m. and not knowing your kids' whereabouts.
Avicii is taking over.
He's captured the hearts and minds of America's ne ... More >>
Toss a couple Dramamines into your party-time pill pack.
On January 4, 2013, the second annual edition of Hard's Holy Ship!! electronic music cruise will set sail from Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades for three nights of brain-busting beats. Tickets sold out in only 28 hours and now the hotly anti ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Coachella's lineup got announced on Monday. And personally, we were underwhelmed. But it got us thinking how excited we are for Ultra Music Festival 2012.
Sure, Deadmau5 may think the number of headliner acts on the bill is horrible. But we have to disagree with you, Zimmerman. We haven't been ... More >>
That's it, folks! According to its website, Ultra Music Festival 2012 is officially sold out with 73 days remaining until the first day of the festival.
This breaks last year's record, when tix sold out on February 18 with a full 34 days left before the fest.Of course, Ultra's 2012 lineup, feat ... More >>
Chase & StatusMiamiMusicWeek.com has announced that Knife Party (a side project involving Pendulum's Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen) and British duo Chase & Status have been added to the lineup for Ultra Music Festival 2012. Our sources at the festival say the leak is correct.Other confir ... More >>
UPDATE Ultra Music Festival has finally announced its Phase 1 lineup. Check out Ultra 2012's 92-act roster, headlined by Avicii, Tiësto, and David Guetta.
Yes, we here at Crossfade continue to sit, unwashed and sweaty, at our laptops.
Like a 150,000 other beat freaks all around the globe, we ... More >>
Avicii: Ultra 2012's Saturday night headliner.Big news, beat freaks.
After months of teases, hype, and promises that it "will be bigger than last year," there's finally been a major development in the ongoing saga of Ultra Music Festival's 2012 lineup.
Of course, we here at Crossfade have spe ... More >>
Photo by Ian WiltenDeftones lead singer Chino Moreno performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach.Click here to view photos from Deftones at Fillmore Miami Beach.DeftonesWith BaronessThe Fillmore Miami BeachWednesday, August 25, 2010Better Than: Watching any other rock band with a DJ in its lineup.The ... More >>