In the immortal words of hip-pop visionaries Loving My Friends and Others, more commonly known as LMFAO: "We're in Miami, bitch."
In fact, we here at Crossfade are drink-all-day, play-all-night, party-rocking freaks who spend every Thursday-through-Sunday getting wasted in the megaclubs, wearing Va ... More >>
Another day, another hustle.
But stay pimpin', playa. 'Cause the light at the end of the tunnel swiftly approaches. You've been getting your grind on, but this city will provide you with appropriate after-school activities to help forget all that serious business and corporate blah-blah.
This wee ... More >>
That's exactly how stoked trance superstar Armin Van Buuren was to hear that he'd won DJ Mag's ultimate EDM fan poll (again), ecstatically shouting via Twitter: "Just picked up @top100djs no.1 for 5th time! I can't say thank you enough...!!!"
But then the top jock's excitement levels hi ... More >>
Given the godlike status enjoyed by superstar EDM DJs today, it's easy to forget their profession's humble roots. Before DJs were selling out global festivals, arenas, and mega-clubs, many of the veterans cut their teeth on the illegal rave scene of the '80s, playing under motorways and in abando ... More >>
Some DJs were raised with all the spoils of Western capitalism, weaned on Tower Records and Top 40 radio.
Others, like Uros Umek, grew up in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War era, cut off from the West and deprived of even basic commodities like music on vinyl.
For him and his peeps, electr ... More >>
At this point, San Franciso-based DJ-producer Max Vangeli is basically a made man. He's scored support sets for Swedish House Mafia. He's been signed to Mafia member Steve Angello's Size Records. And he's even the production partner of Stevie's brother, Antoine Josefsson, otherwise known as AN21 ... More >>
In 2010, SET was major purveyor of high-profile EDM bookings. So it makes sense that the club would kick-start the new year with French house heavyweight Joaquim Garraud.
The chart-topping DJ-producer cut his teeth spinning on the '90s Parisian club scene. But his greatest accolades are as a studi ... More >>
Oscar GThat old-school jacking house sound from the early '90s made a big comeback in 2010. One of its pioneers was none other than Miami's Oscar Gaetan, who along with DJ Ralph Falcon and their seminal Murk Records single-handedly put Miami on the house music map two decades ago. Under the monik ... More >>
via myspace.com/djdubfireIt seems like the guys of Deep Dish are spending more time apart than together now, but the musical results as they diverge are more and more interesting. The clear maverick of the duo made up of Sharam and Dubfire, is the latter. Born Ali Shirazinia, the Iranian-American gr ... More >>
Oooooohhh! This is the ghost of nightlife past coming to haunt your dreams of weekend debauchery. It's been a while since I've recapped all there is to do across the Magic City, but let's hope I can revive the column from the dead for what's left of 2009.If you've been vigilant you know that I've ... More >>