We've gotta give props to the folks at Kontrol Miami.
All summer long, they've managed to run a successful underground EDM night at Mansion, the same club that purportedly kicked DJ Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough" back in February.
Given the chance, the pro ... More >>
SAFE Miami is turning five years old this month.
Now that may mean something to you if you're a regular Crossfade reader, because we've been following the electronic dance music tastemakers and promotions veterans since the beginning.
And it'll definitely mean something to you if you're a regular ... More >>
How 'bout them Marlins?
Just kidding. Despite the win last night over Atlanta, the Fish are still struggling to stay afloat. The team's front office spent the better part of July trading key members of the organization and freeing up the payroll.
For whatever reason, Heath Bell's still wearing a ... More >>
There's something almost mythical about DJ Lee Burridge. He's like the Johnny Appleseed of electronic dance music -- a wide-eyed nomad roaming the Earth and planting the seeds of quality sound wherever he goes.
Over the years, it's a journey that's taken him from the grassy fields of UK raves to Ho ... More >>
The reputation of UK DJ Lee Burridge spans the entire globe, from Hong Kong and Thailand's local EDM scenes, which he helped foster throughout the '90s, to the Burning Man Festival in Nevada, which inspired his free-spirited Get Weird parties.
Boasting a genre-bending amalgamation of styles, fr ... More >>
Last year was a big one for Miami homeboy Lazaro Casanova, and 2011 looks to be even bigger for the up-and-coming DJ-producer. Once the wunderkind of Miami's indie dance scene when he presided over downtown's infamous Revolver party in the late 2000s, he has since graduated to the international s ... More >>
We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate
relationship with the month of March.
On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>
Rejoice freaky party people 'cause Made Event's massive Sunday School for Degenerates throwdown is back for another year. And just as we speculated last week when announcing the Anjunabeats party, class will be convening alongside Ultra Music Festival and not WMC.
Like the 2010 edition (and Abo ... More >>
German DJ-producer Timo Maas has been in the EDM game since long before it was the mainstream soundtrack for weekend clubgoers around the world. As a child of the early '90s rave generation, he soaked up the era's variety of cutting-edge new electronic music styles, emerging as a master of experi ... More >>
Why so cranky, Timo?After an entire decade behind the decks as a DJ-for-hire, German spinner Timo Maas finally became a full-blown techno convert in the early '90s. He hung around warehouses and cut together live mixes that kickstarted his ascent through Deutschland's rave scene.
There were res ... More >>
Joris Voorn is playing SET on SundayClearly the action at last week's Detroit
Electronic Music Festival carried over to Miami this weekend, because
it's just nonstop stellar bookings Friday through Sunday at various
hotspots throughout the city.
Friday, June 4To start things off tonight, the ... More >>
It wouldn't be WMC without Sunday School For Degenerates, the legendary Made Event 24-hour party that makes the most of conference's final stretch, this year from March 27 to 28. It's a party where you can come and go at will, and let it all hang out, bloodshot eyes, arid nasal passages, swollen ... More >>
Spank Rock at MansionPhoto by Justin Namon/Red Eye ProductionsPhiladelphia MC Spank Rock played a rather odd booking at Mansion Friday night. We are used to seeing the man perform in downtown venues not South Beach megaclubs. Click here to view the full slideshow.Jay- Z at BankAtlantic CenterPhot ... More >>
It's baaa-aaaack.The floodgates for WMC party info have officially opened. Here's the line-up from Made Event, who return as always with megawatt parties, again all on the mainland (yay). Most of the individual talent isn't finalized yet, but the parties are branded pretty much the same as last y ... More >>
Lazaro Casanova: Don't let the baby face fool you.Local DJs like Oscar G and Cedric Gervais may get all the glory on a national level, but they better watch out for Lazaro Casanova. The young musician has gone from obscure indie-party DJ to legit techno/house producer. He even paired up with Jay- ... More >>
Lee BurridgeThe UK-born DJ Lee Burridge has become something of a semi-resident at the Vagabond, touching down in downtown Miami every couple months or so. Perhaps that's because he recently relocated to New York. But also, the Vagabond's cozy dancefloor and famously up-for-it Saturday crowd lends i ... More >>