Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.
Yesterday, we here at Crossfade went bangin' on the beach with Miami Bass Warriors and even enjoyed some bathroom fellatio with Rat Bastard's Scraping Teeth. But that was just the beginning of our weird and wild ten-day trip through the MIA's long and varied musical history. For today's edition ... More >>
It's finally here! The official music video for "Play House," the first single off Afrobeta's first full-length album Under the Streets. The video is vastly different from the kitschy teaser trailer shown on the band's website. That project, which was directed by local filmmaker Fro Rojas, ... More >>
Skull pinata by Roberto BenavidezYour head after a Cinco de Mayo binge at El Vagabundo.After getting ripped to the tits last night on makeshift margaritas, six Coronas, a half-bottle of mezcal, two flaming tequila shots, and Michoacan moonshine at El Vagabundo's Cinco De Mayo bash, you're hungove ... More >>
Class Actress's Elizabeth Harper.Class Actress have an enviable knack for maximizing the minimal. The Brooklyn group maintains a tight three-member lineup of Scott Rosenthal, Mark Richardson, and Elizabeth Harper. They've only got one major release -- a five-song EP called Journal of Ardency -- ... More >>
The father of electroclash, Larry Tee.Ultra Week may have the bigger names and parties, but Winter Music Conference is still going to give us plenty of reasons to become 24-hour party people.Case in point: The Vagabond's WMC lineup is so well thought out and diverse. Whether it's classic hou ... More >>
Let's play a game: Meditate on the word "hip-hop." Um ... Is "gay white rapper from Massachusetts" the first thing that comes to mind? Probably not. In some ways, Cazwell, who performed at Lux over the weekend, is the complete opposite of what we typically see in the rap game. But he keeps it r ... More >>
It's here! Winter Music Conference officially begins today. What better way to get pumped up that with a DJ mix. Crossfade obsession and DJ Tamara Sky sent us the follow up to her last year's Pussy Violence mix, this one titled Pussy Violence II Lip Service.The mix feature hipster dancefloor clas ... More >>
Photo by Michael EltonDangerous Muse hopefully bringing more than just their looks to Coco De Ville.Barely a month old and Coco De Ville (2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) at the Gansevoort South Hotel already has a pretty hot Winter Music Conference lineup. The Miami-outpost of the LA lounge has b ... More >>
If you spent the earlier part of the decade at places like Piccadilly Garden, Soho Lounge or I/O Lounge--all now deceased venues--you are familiar with Peaches. Along with acts like Felix Da Housecat, Miss Kittin, Larry Tee and Tommie Sunshine, she's is pretty much responsible for ushering in the el ... More >>
Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.
Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.
The naked body of Amanda Lepore, the world's self proclaimed #1 transsexual, is about as good of a metaphor for change as any so it was suiting that the first sight of 2009 that the crowd at The Raleigh's Burlesque New Years saw was Ms. Lepore clad only in balloons as hostess Susanne Bartsch poppe ... More >>
Avenue D reaches a sweaty climax, with the women on top.
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