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    August 7, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Cedric Gervais and IndepenDance Pool Party at The Raleigh

    Do the IndepenDance. For the last decade, it has been Miami's Fourth of July party pioneer. And the tradition continues this holiday weekend with seven beach, pool, and club bashes. Obviously, we here at Crossfade are most excited to celebrate the U.S.A. and the 10th anniversary of IndepenDance wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Bey Z and the Five Greatest Pop Power Couples Ever

    In our modern times, real love is hard to find. How many minutes have you wasted sifting through Tinder and OKC matches only to realize that everyone within a 30-mile radius is unattractive and has terrible taste? Will you ever meet someone you wouldn't be ashamed to be seen with in the day light? ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    Cedric Gervais on His Career: "It's Fun, But I'm Not Gonna Do It Forever"

    Cedric Gervais may have been born in Marseilles, France, but the Grammy Award-winning DJ is 305 all the way. That's why he's celebrating his 35th birthday at LIV and inviting all of you party people to "party and have fun" with him at the swanky Fontainebleau nightclub. Gervais may be days away f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Cedric Gervais' Birthday Party at LIV: "This Is My Crowd, I'm Representing Miami"

    Miami's own Grammy Award-winning DJ Cedric Gervais is turning 35. And for his birthday, he's celebrating the way any legit 305er would - by throwing a mega bash under the flashy lights of LIV. "It's a family," the birthday boy says about the club. "They've been supporting me since I started and ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Haim - Fillmore Miami Beach

    Haim With Shy Girls Fillmore Miami Beach Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Better Than: The musical skills of any other teeny bopper groups. Haim (pronounced unlike late-1980s teen dreamboat Cory and more like the last four letters of Hebrew toast l'chaim or the first four letters of Spanish name Jaime) hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Lana Del Rey - Fillmore Miami Beach

    Lana Del Rey Fillmore Miami Beach Sunday, April 27, 2014 Better Than: Staying at home, sobbing over the "West Coast" music vid. Lana Del Rey, despite producing a steady output of mostly excellent recordings over the past few years, still somehow elicits a fairly polarizing response from people (r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    In Defense of Lana Del Rey

    It seems from the very start of Lana Del Rey's career, the whole world was rooting for her to fail. There were articles exposing her former persona, Lizzy Grant, not to mention accusations of plastic surgery and conspiracy theories about how she'd been manufactured by record executives. Then came h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Ever wished you could make Monday vanish? Well, you're not alone. Miami may be called the Magic City, but that doesn't mean the 305 has the power to make the first day of the work week disappear. At least there's some pretty good music to look forward to from John Legend's acoustic vibes to the Wy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Best Moments

    Round one of Coachella is over. And damn, was it a good one! We're all sore, sunburned, and smiling. Here's the best of another memorable weekend in Indio. Finding 20 bucks on the ground. We spent it on a slice of Hot Lips Spicy Pie pizza and a cold beer. Thank you, Coachella gods. -Taylor Hamby ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Tamar Braxton at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Ms. Tamar Braxton says: "Oh-oh-oh-whoa-ooh-oh-oh." In exactly 38 days, the R&B diva and Braxton Family Values star (who also happens to be Toni's baby sister) will be setting out on the Love & War Tour, bringing "Marvin Gaye and lingerie" and serious relationship drama to 17 U.S. cities this spr ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2014
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    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Miami's 25 Best Electronic Music Acts

    The 305 helped invent modern dance music. In the late 1970s, Henry Stone's TK Records, headquartered in Hialeah, pumped out disco hit after disco hit from KC and the Sunshine Band, even introducing the word booty into the pop lexicon. Today, Miami party music is still making asses shake. And the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's Ten Best Wednesday Parties

    All day, all night, don't stop. For the last 120 hours (i.e. five days, if you do things like sleep or see the sun), all the world's beat freaks have been streaking from one Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week party to the next. And today's party plan: Skrillex and his homies, Jesse Perez ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Miley Cyrus - American Airlines Arena, Miami - 3/22/2014

    Miley Cyrus' Bangerz Tour With Icona Pop American Airlines Arena, Miami Saturday, March 22, 2014 "Woo! Woooooo! I'm in Miami, bitch! I'm gonna fuck Miley Cyrus tonight! Bangerz tour! I'm gonna bang her all night!" shouted an overexcited guy in front of us. Meanwhile, much like Halloween on South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's 20 Best Parties

    Go, raver. Go, raver. Go. Chug a Red Bull. Down a vial of Five-Hour elixir. Pop a packet of Jelly Belly energy beans. The Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week marathon starts now. And it doesn't end till next month. Here are the 20 best parties during WMC and MMW 2014. See also: WMC and ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2014
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    March 20, 2014

    Richie Incognito Wants to Return to Dolphins: Here's Why He Won't

    After checking into an Arizona mental health facility last month, Richie Incognito is finally out and talking to the media again. Last night he told WSVN that he not only wants to return to the football field next season, but he wants to do so in Dolphins teal and coral. "Returning to the Dolphins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Lana Del Rey at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Who's ready for some Ultraviolence? Well, before pop star Lana Del Rey finally releases the follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough album, Born To Die, she's sending her "Young & Beautiful" self on a 22-city U.S. tour. This spring, Ms. Del Rey will flit from Las Vegas to Phoenix, San Fran, and New Orle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    So what if it's only Tuesday? We can still daydream about the weekend. And since we live in the Magic City, it's not like we have to wait till Friday to rock our stilettos, pop Dom, and get our dance on anyways. Just check out the six best SoBe bashes to crash this week, from pre-Groove Cruise ragi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Miami's Cedric Gervais Wins Grammy for Lana Del Rey "Summertime Sadness" Remix

    After last night's Grammy Awards, everyone is talking about Daft Punk's appearance (and a most awkward display of white people dancing), not to mention Beyoncé's oh-so-very-hot performance, and Queen Latifah marrying everyone while Macklemore provided the music. But before all of that went down, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Grammys 2014: Six Things That Sucked and Six Things That Didn't Totally Suck

    Another year, another Grammy show. This may have been the 56th run, but the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences still can't work out the kinks. It certainly wasn't the worst Grammys that we've ever seen, but there was plenty to bitch about. Some of the performances were groundbreaking, and som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Pharrell and Afrojack's NYE 2014 Party at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

    Last year was a sequel of sorts to Pharrell Williams' deluxe coffee table book Places and Spaces I've Been, in that the influential producer-crooner made cameos in a number of 2013's most significant pop cultural moments, as if he were a music industry version of Woody Allen's Zelig. His catalog h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Music Releases of 2013

    Sounds like the 305. Just stumble down the street, slip into the club at 3 a.m., or tune into some pirate radio station while crossing the causeway from South Beach to the mainland. And almost as if by accident, a Magic City soundtrack will arise from the cacophony -- a buzzing, blaring mix of str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Libertarian Columnist Wonders if Jonathan Martin Is Gay; Blames Obama

    Well, we've found it. The worst professionally written piece about the Dolphins' Richie Incognito mess has been identified. Congratulations to the OC Register's "libertarian humorist" Ron Hart for penning a column that is all at once racist, sexist, completely stupid, and manages to both wonder if J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Jeff Ireland Should Resign Immediately

    Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland's sports legacy will always be that of the guy who asked a prospective player if his mom was a whore, and there's no evidence to suggest it will ever be anything more than that. The current Dolphins mess centering on race-baiting potato Richie Incognito, just th ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    September 16, 2013

    Kaskade's Atmosphere Tour: The Most Satisfying EDM Arena Show Ever

    Kaskade's Atmosphere Tour With Amtrac and Late Night Alumni American Airlines Arena, Miami Saturday, September 14, 2013 Better Than: Any DJ in any arena we've ever seen. As electronic dance music rises in popularity, a lot of DJ-producers lower the bar. Many succumb to gimmicks or let flashy light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Allen West Slams Lady Gaga For Calling America "Home for the Gays"

    With last week's Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, Lady Gaga sensed an opportunity to get some free publicity once again publicly support the gay community by singing the national anthem at a New York City Pride kick-off event. Though, she noticeably changed the line "home of the brave," to " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Cedric Gervais on EDM: "There Aren't Many Artists That Inspire Me Right Now"

    Cedric Gervais was born in France, but he's been a local Miami DJ since he was 15 years old. More recently, he's become a worldwide superstar, thanks to an infectious brand of pop-dance and a girl named Molly. He's celebrating a birthday this week, and he's more than stoked to come home and mark th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Fred Falke on Daft Punk's Return: "An Adrenaline Shot Into Mainstream EDM"

    If any label has best harnessed the international hipster appeal of electronic music and indie rock, it's definitely been Paris's Kitsuné. Founded in 2002 as both a record and fashion label by Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki, Kitsuné seems to have been able to sustain its momentum despite the fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Rihanna Gets Naked for GQ, Five Other Sexy Pop Star Cover Girls

    Wearing little more than a bad decision (read: underboob Iris tattoo) and a black, unzipped leather jacket draped over her bare shoulders, a nearly naked Rihanna will grace the cover of GQ's Men of the Year issue. According to the magazine, "men straight lost their minds over" Rihanna in 2012, esp ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
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    November 2, 2012

    Paul Woolford: "The Problem With So Much Dance Music, It's a 'Product' to Drive Someone's Social Networking Thing"

    Bobby Peru. Special Request. Hip Therapist. Wooly. Those are just a few of the guises that UK DJ-producer Paul Woolfoord has assumed over the years. And his sound is just as elusive as his artistic identity -- straddling house, techno, UK hardcore, and bass. Nevertheless, in spite of his sonic ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    MTV Video Music Awards 2012's Big Winners and Even Bigger Losers

    If, last night, you shouted, "Screw crappy pop!" and chose Barack, then you've probably got no effing idea who won and lost at the MTV Video Music Awards. Luckily, we here at Crossfade own a DVR. So while watching Obama goin' hard at the Democratic National Convention, we were also keeping track of ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Band of Horses, Regina Spektor Added to Fillmore Miami Beach 2012 Concert Schedule

    President Obama didn't mention Band of Horses when he was asked about the music on his iPod during an interview with Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner, but British Prime Minister David Cameron did. In a chat with the Daily Telegraph, Cameron admitted that Band of Horses and Lana Del Rey are among his fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Courtney Love to Lana Del Rey: "Think About My Vagina"

    We've all thought about Courtney Love's Hole, right? But had you ever pictured her vagina? Neither had we until this morning. According to NME, Kurt Cobain's 48-year-old widow recently tweeted a message to up-and-coming songstress Lana Del Rey in reference to the latter's cover of Nirvana's "Heart ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    MTV Announces Video Music Awards Nominees, Snub Rick Ross

    Like the History Channel, MTV is lying about itself. Despite their respective names, programming is anything but historical or musical. For example, Teen Mom and Snooki and JWoww are reality-ish shows, and they're light-years away from MTV's traditional business model built around a 24-hour music ... More >>