House rose from the cracks of Chicago's warehouse disco scene to be a global force in music. But just because billions of ears dig this stuff and it changed pop history ... Sometimes, it still sucks. As proof, we here at Crossfade dug up some examples of how stupid it's all gonna look in retrospec ... More >>
Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country. With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bla ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Shit, man, it's that in-between-paychecks-type Friday. Aside from the loose change scattered 'round the parking lot of your rental community, falling into a fat stack of cash this weekend is highly unlikely. Additionally, your dog needs corrective eye surgery and you're three weeks late on a pa ... More >>
Remember when Madrid-born, Miami-raised pop star Enrique Iglesias broke onto the American music scene in the early 2000s? He had those sensitively angled brows, tastefully pumped-up muscles, and beautiful skin tanned to perfection by the South Florida sun. And that mole ... Oh, the mole! He was ... More >>
Beer. It's been the go-to beverage for getting a buzz since the ancient Egyptian pharaohs had their first kegger at the paws of the Sphinx.Since Oktoberfest is upon us, we figured we'd put together a collection of our favorite drinking songs. Some are classics, some are weird, but all have one th ... More >>
Enter Crossfade's contest for free Chromeo tickets! With the 2004 debut release She's In Control, an original sense of humor, and supersexy songs, Canadian duo Chromeo managed to delight bored folks stranded on lonely dance floors in megaclubs all across the globe. Friends since high school, ... More >>
Lionel Richie. His hair is fucking crazy, bordering on crazy awesome. However, throughout the decades he has made efforts to tone it down. That mustache, on the other hand, has stuck around like his daughter's herpes. We're not insinuating Nicole Richie is a slut, by the way, it's just that she ... More >>
via Flickr user t_a_i_sPlenty of things to hear in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend, one of them will even make you feel good about yourself! Tonight, the Help Mend A Heart Benefit Show is happening at The Talent Farm. The $10 cover charge goes to the Maureen Waters Medical Fund (read all abou ... More >>
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