Konrad Black

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    February 28, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014: The 130 Parties Announced So Far

    Ragers, raves, getdowns, throwdowns, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties, club parties, street parties ... Yep, it's already time to get set for another bout of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week madness. Now, at the moment, with the ten-day blitz still over a month away, the WMC a ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    Crosstown Rebels Announces Get Lost Miami 2014 Lineup: Sasha, Carl Craig, 31 Others

    "Special music must be made by special people." That's how label head Damian Lazarus explained the nature of a Crosstown Rebel for Crossfade a couple of years ago. And proving the true character of his crew hasn't changed, Lazarus just announced the 2014 lineup for his annual Winter Music Conferenc ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    January 10, 2013

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    Why does SoBe get such a bad rap, bro? Sure, it's crawling with rich douchebags in button-down dress shirts. And the parking sucks. And the drinks are ridiculously expensive. But it's also home to formerly law-breaking Frenchmen, $10 underground minimal techno throwdowns, and the Mustache Revolut ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Blond:ish to Paris Hilton and Aspiring Female DJs: "If You Want Respect, Don't DJ Topless"

    Dumb blonde bimbo DJs? The EDM industry already has one Paris Hilton. Montreal's Blond:ish, on the other hand, isn't messing around. With a reputation for driving, body-jacking DJ sets, the duo exploded onto the international scene this past year with some auspicious tech-house releases on Kompakt ... More >>

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    March 25, 2012

    Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2012: A Daily Party Guide

    ​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 >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost 2012 Lineup: Maceo Plex, Art Department, Droog and Others

    ​What started out as a fairly modest afterhours party at the former Studio A space in Downtown Miami in 2006 has since evolved into the WMC event par excellence. Of course, we're talking about Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost. And now in its seventh installment, this party has pretty much come to epit ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Crosstown Rebels' Get Lost Lineup: Art Department, Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, and Others

    Art Department headline Get Lost.​If there was one 2010 WMC party that left peeps buzzing for the rest of the year, it was Crosstown Rebels' now-legendary fifth installment of Get Lost at the Electric Pickle. Maybe it was the vibrant, sunny setting of the Pickle's patio. Or the casual blend of int ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Miami's Five Best Electronic Dance Music DJ Crews of 2010

    ​Although Miami's hosted WMC for decades and booked commercial DJ heavyweights at megaclubs like Space for years, it's only recently that there's been a steady influx of quality underground EDM bookings. And if 2010 was any indication, you could almost say the MIA is starting to become an electron ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Troy Pierce Talks Soundtracks for Substance Use and His Square One Side Project

    ​Indiana-born, Berlin-based DJ/producer Troy Pierce is one of the great dark horses of contemporary techno. "Dark horse" meaning his rise through the international ranks in the last decade has been surreptitious, but also "dark" in the sense that he boasts one of the gloomiest and murkiest sou ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Rich Medina and Konrad Black Play Electric Pickle on Friday

    Rich Medina​Hip-house meets techno this Friday when DJs Rich Medina and Konrad Black take over the Electric Pickle for a night of eclectic dance grooves. With a decades-long career firmly rooted in the Philly and New York City underground scenes, Rich Medina is a veritable renaissance man of ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    New DJ Mix by Basti, Playing Electric Pickle on Sunday with Soul Clap

    ​The PL0T crew has been busy all year throwing some of the top parties and international bookings of Miami's underground EDM scene, including performances by Wolf Lamb, Cassy, Konrad Black, and Barem. Resident DJ/producer Basti has played no small role in fostering PL0T's local cult following, s ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Valentine's Day Nightlife Ideas For Laughter and Forgetting

    ​If you're single on V-Day, don't feel weird -- South Florida is full of the similarly unattached and possibly disillusioned! Join them and be alone, together, at these V-Day alternative parties.... Or if you're in one of those couples that eschews commercial "holiday" traditions, pass go, collect ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Konrad Black Plays Electric Pickle on Sunday

    ​The impromptu Sunday afternoon sessions at Electric Pickle are becoming Miami clubland's number one guilty pleasure, and PL0T's Valentine's Day throwdown this Sunday is just too good to pass up. Esteemed DJ/producer and Wagon Repair label head Konrad Black will be reloading last year's "Black Val ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    WMC 2010: Crosstown Rebels Get Lost Five-Year Anniversary

    ​Sure, all the big Crosstown Rebels stars were just here for the Rebel Rave tour at Space this past Saturday. A WMC stop, though, with a Crosstown Rebels Get Lost party, is an absolute requirement. (Besides, sounds like some fans, and even DJs, weren't too thrilled about how the night at Space we ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Download This New Deep House Mix by DJ Alejandro Sab

    ​PL0T resident DJ Alejandro Sab has been quite active in the last couple years, playing along some of the finest underground EDM talent we've had in Miami, such as Konrad Black, Ryan Elliot, Alexi Delano, and Camea. Besides his DJ accolades, Sab has also delved head-on into collaborative productio ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Saturday Night: Konrad Black at Glass

    Konrad BlackSaturday, February 14, 2009Glass, Miami BeachBetter than: Certainly anything else going on in the Beach that night. The turnout for Konrad Black's show on Saturday night could have been much greater given the hype. But it was Valentine's, after all, and most people were probably either a ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
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    February 11, 2009

    Q&A with Konrad Black, Playing at Glass This Saturday

    In the murky underworld of minimal techno, Todd Shillington a.k.a. Konrad Black has made a name for himself through perseverance and continuous innovation. A highly sought-after producer and remixer, this Vancouver native now operates out of the seminal Berlin scene and his Wagon Repair label has em ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Sammy Dee Plays Glass on Friday

    The peeps from Safe have hit the ground running this new year it seems, what with them booking international techno magnate Konrad Black for Valentine's at Glass, in addition to Sammy Dee this Friday night at the same venue. Hailing from Berlin (big surprise) Mr. Dee is a scene veteran who has been ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Circa 28 Gets Electrified

    Jose D. DuranCirca 28's former home to become the Electric Pickle.The sudden closure of Circa 28 late last year came as a shock to us. However, after the bar parted ways with Sweat Records' Lolo Reskin, Circa's Saturday nights were never really the same. By the end, Safe promoter Diego Martinelli ca ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    Konrad Black at Glass on Valentine's Night

    Miami is in for a special techno lovers' treat this Valentine's -- esteemed Berlin-based producer, DJ, and Wagon Repair label owner Konrad Black, will be throwing down at Glass at The Forge on the night of February 14. This exclusive performance comes on the first leg of Black's debut 2009 US tour, ... More >>

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    March 25, 2008

    WMC Preview: Interview with M.A.N.D.Y.!

    M.A.N.D.Y. and Booka Shade's hit 2005 track "Body Language" M.A.N.D.Y., hailing from Berlin, isn't female -- nor is it even one person. Rather, it's the purposefully ambiguous moniker of the DJ/producer duo of Patrick Bodmer and Philipp Jung. Longtime pals since boyhood, over the years they moved f ... More >>