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    April 21, 2014

    Coachella 2014's Worst Moments, Weekend Two

    Trash While you were busy basking in the Coachella sun, the festival's fleet of custodians -- many of whom looked to be in their teens -- were running around the grounds, soaked in sweat, picking up your trash. We talked to a few, and not only do these guys get paid poorly, they get paid by the bag. ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Ten Best Moments

    Another year, another Ultra Music Festival. We here at Crossfade always make the annual pilgrimage to Ultra land. And from one UMF to the next, there is a lot of stuff that's not-so-shockingly new. Or as Deadmau5 might screech: "It's the same fucking thing every year!" Inevitably, though, there's ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Ultra 2014: Chance the Rapper, Pusha T, Dizzee Rascal, Riff Raff

    No lie, this Winter Music Conference was kind of a failure. WMC has always been the land where new records, artists, and genres are broken and made. If you're track catches fire at Ultra Music Festival, you're guaranteed to have the best year of your career so far. Play your cards right, and you'll ... More >>

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    March 30, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Full Lineup and Set Times

    Get to party plannin', raver. In just one week, Ultra Music Festival 2014 begins at downtown Miami's Bayfront Park. Arrive unprepared ... And you will be screwed. Of course, we mean: "Do not forget your cellphone and water-purification pills. Blah, blah, blah." But we also mean: "Put together a ti ... More >>

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    March 29, 2014

    Ultra 2014: M.I.A., MGMT, Basement Jaxx

    Much like the actual weather in this era of global warming, the emotional climate at Ultra Music Festival's live stage is wildly unpredictable. The fans might love it. They might hate it. It's always tough to predict. But the fervor and size of the audience often mirrors the enthusiasm, though not ... More >>

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    March 24, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Burnt out from too much fist-pumping at all those Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week parties you crashed this weekend? Well, take a cafecito shot and put on your game face 'cause the WMC/MMW rage has just begun. Just check out the five best concerts going down this week, from new-wave le ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014
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    March 12, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Five Best Live Acts

    You don't have to be an EDM junkie to know that Ultra Music Festival brings some of the best DJs on the planet to the Magic City every year. (Eric Prydz, Carl Cox, David Guetta sound familiar?) But one thing that's got us beyond ecstatic about this year's fest is its killer live-act lineup. Sure, t ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Ultra 2014 Announces Set Times and Stages

    It's officially Ultra season, beat freaks. Just yesterday, the EDM fest announced its Phase Two lineup, adding Chance the Rapper, Miami's own DJ Craze, as well as the Diplo and Skrillex collab Just U, and 50 other acts to the party plan. But already the Ultra Music Festival peeps have followed up ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Ultra 2014's Phase Two Lineup: Diplo and Skrillex's Jack U, Chance the Rapper, 50 Others

    What's that barely audible uhntz-uhntz, bro? Just Ultra Music Festival oh-so-quietly releasing 2014's Phase Two lineup, exclusively via its official iPhone and Android apps. Of course, though, we here at Crossfade are never too far from our cellular devices. So we snagged UMF's adds for you. Just ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    Ultra 2014 Announces Phase One Lineup: Avicii, Diplo, M.I.A., MGMT, 104 Others

    "It's lineup day!" For the last 21 hours, Ultra Music Festival has been taunting and teasing international beat freaks with its 2014 Phase One reveal. But now it's finally here ... A 105-act roster packed with big-name DJs (Avicii, Eric Prydz, Diplo, Hardwell, Tiësto) and a killer live contingen ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    Moov Festival 2014: "Reggae, Electronic, Latin! There's Something for Everyone"

    Happy New Year, Miami! Now get your ass up and Moov to the beats of the Wailers, Revolvr, DJ Irie, Avenida Zero, and David Puentez. We're talking about the Moov Festival, the first New Year's Day music fest in the 305, bringing local faves and international acts to Bayfront Park. "It's something ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    Ten Best Drug-Fueled Music Videos

    Drugs are bad, mmk? Almost everyone does them, but it's totally not rad to depict people having a drug-fueled good time in your music video. Especially not if you're signed to PMR Records. England's Disclosure is a couple of cool bros who probably do drugs, but when they put drug use in a new clip ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Aside from year-round beach weather, one of the perks of living in the Magic City is the stellar talent that passes through our sandy shores. There's always some local act, up-and-coming artist, and big shot superstar putting on a show for us beautiful people. Just check out the five best concert ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Umek Talks Eastern Bloc EDM and Party for a Cause Music Festival

    The breadth of DJ-producer Uros Umek's achievements during the course of his two-decade career simply cannot be overstated. Not only did he help kick-start the local electronic dance music scene in his native Slovenia after the fall of the Iron Curtain but he went on to conquer the global techno sce ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Fly the Cosmic Disco Airways with Aeroplane at the Vagabond May 27

    ​The Italian popular music tradition of the last several decades has been an idiosyncratic one. When rock 'n' roll was paramount, Italians were considered the least likely to rock your world. Their sole contributions during the classic rock era being mainly sappy, straight-laced pop stars like L ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    April 28, 2011

    Full Lineup and Set Times for SunFest 2011 With Cee Lo Green, MGMT, and Others

    Worship with Cee Lo at SunFest.​Read Crossfade's print feature on Taking Back Sunday at SunFest 2011. Throughout history, humans have worshipped the sun in strange ways, often involving mass orgy and human sacrifice. Our ancestors really knew how to party, huh? Well, yes ... But it's now the 2 ... More >>

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    March 27, 2011

    Empire of the Sun at Ultra Music Festival 2011 Day Two, March 26

    Empire of the Sun at Ultra 2011.​There is no arguing here. Best. Ultra. Performance. Ever. Most were foolishly duped into checking out Underworld and Deadmau5's performances on the Main Stage. But you foolish punks missed out on one the best moments in the festival's entire history.Only once hav ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Todd Terry, DJ Sneak, and Lucho at the Vagabond, March 9

    Todd Terry with enthusiastic furry hat wearing fan. ​Todd Terry's InHouse Records PartyThe VagabondWednesday, March 9, 2011Better Than: WMC on South Beach.Upon first arriving at Vagabond for a night of house music, we were greeted with a few dancers grooving to an MGMT remix. And the main room's d ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, October 26

    via facebook.com/massiveattack ​As we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010. Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation October 26, 2010 Bayfront Park Amphitheater Even before the actual music started, the Mas ... More >>

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    December 24, 2010

    Phoenix at the Fillmore Miami Beach, October 27

    Photo by Ian WitlenPhoenix frontman Thomas Mars.​As we wrap up 2010, Crossfade looks back at the best live performances of the year. View the full list of Miami's Best Concerts of 2010. Phoenix October 27, 2010 Fillmore Miami Beach Thanks to last January's merger between music industry monoliths ... More >>

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    November 6, 2010

    Robyn's Tour Kickoff at the Fillmore Miami Beach, November 5

    Photo by Ian Witlen​View photos from Robyn's Fillmore Miami Beach concert.RobynWith BFGF and Natalia KillsFriday, November 5, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter than: The Eurovision song contest.Perhaps it was the excitement of launching her first extensive North American tour, but Robyn didn't le ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Thievery Corporation and Massive Attack at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, October 26

    via facebook.com/massiveattackMassive Attack bathe in rainbows.​Massive Attack and Thievery CorporationBayfront Park Amphitheatre, MiamiTuesday, October 26, 2010Better Than: No doubt the MGMT show was probably awesome, but if I could have split myself and watched both, I'm pretty sure this is wher ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    We Didn't Go to MGMT, But We Heard It Was Amazing!

    Photo by Ian Witlen​At approximately 8 p.m. last night, a totally sold-out crowd of indie chick jailbait, brainy head-bobbers, and jocks in silkscreened black hoodies overran the Fillmore Miami Beach in anticipation of MGMT's impending psych-pop explosion. In fact, the place was so freaking packe ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Why You Should Check Out Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation Instead of MGMT

    MGMT is sold out, but there is another option.​Okay, so MGMT is sold out. It sucks. But there's no use crying over spilled PBRs. We here at Crossfade are all about seeing a can half-full, anyway. There are plenty of tickets still available for Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation at Bayfront Pa ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    September 30, 2010
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    August 16, 2010

    Phoenix Announces Fillmore Miami Beach Show

    ​We've broken our "1" key over here typing out exclamation marks regarding all of Live Nation's recent bookings, especially at the Fillmore Miami Beach. Suffice it to say, Fillmore, we love you, keep being awesome. Here's another awesome, never-thought-it-would-happen show to add to your coming fa ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Ratatat's "Drugs" Video: Creepy Smiles, Threesomes, and More!

    ​Okay, we get it, Ratatat: You're way experimental. The New York-based duo has toured with even - cooler - than - they - are bands like Daft Punk, Interpol, CSS, and Mogwai, and their synth-heavy, guitar-laden beats sound a lot like an updated version of a '60s psych band.We thought they couldn't ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Inaugural MoogFest Tickets Go On Sale Today

    ​In the early '50s, visionary electronic music pioneer Dr. Robert Moog and his Moog Music company would forever change the landscape of popular music by developing the first music synthesizers. Early on, Moog's technology would be championed by a few select experimental musicians, mainly '70s prog ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010
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    July 13, 2010

    MGMT, Serj Tankian, Louis C.K. Announce Fillmore Miami Beach Dates (Not Together)

    via facebook.com/mgmtMGMT does the Fillmore Miami Beach a couple week after Yeasayer.​Here are three more nuggets of awesomeness from New Times' Best Endangered Live Music Venue, the Fillmore Miami Beach. Nearly every week brings a new announcement of a major act there, and one more chip away at B ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    Free Music: DJ Mix and MP3 From Aeroplane; Vagabond Gig This Friday

    ​After a couple years of eardrum-hammering from the relentless-banger-addicted sect of the indie/dance crossover scene, acts like Aeroplane come as a welcome shot of sweetness and light. Hailing originally from the somewhat unlikely region of Wallonia -- that's French-speaking Southern Belgium -- ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    Yeasayer in Miami! October 5 at the Fillmore Miami Beach

    photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg​Fun news. Miami has finally scored a proper show by part of the holy triumvirate of Establishment-Accepted Brooklyn Art-Pop: Yeasayer! (MGMT and the Dirty Projectors would round out the trio.... One can continue to dream.) The only bummer is that by the time Yeasaye ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    Lil Daggers Get Blitzed in Brooklyn

    Six weeks ago, the Sin City's unelected, unofficial representatives of the undead, Lil Daggers, got blitzed in Brooklyn, made friends with all the zombies there, and eventually returned home a conquering horde full of Bushwick and Williamsburg's finest booze and brains. The bad news: No one remem ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    Memorial Day Weekend 2010 Mix From 10K Islands; ANR and Millionyoung Homecoming Show Tonight at Bar

    ​Everyone and their mother seems to be offering a free Memorial Day Weekend mixtape, but for something with a little more indie-type flavor and hometown, grassroots pride, check out this offering from 10K Islands. The label and blog is the newest spinoff of Honor Roll Music, with a sharper focus o ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010

    Concert Review: Weezer, We Are Scientists, Crash Kings and Gringo Star at SunFest's New Music Night

    Photo by Ian WitlenWeezer's Rivers Cuomo amps up himself and the SunFest crowd Wednesday night​SunFest New Music Night With Weezer, We Are Scientists, Constellations, Crash Kings Gringo Star, Locksley, and These United States West Palm Beach Waterfront Check out Ian Witlen's slideshow of photos f ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Moving Units: Radio-Active Records' Top 5 Releases for April 20-26

    Axe and the Oak's Record Store Day 2010 release was created with love (and gold foil)​In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records  graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Just when you thought ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Ten Under $10 in Miami for the Weekend of April 2 to 4

    ​Friday, April 2*MGMT's colossally anticipated second studio album, Congratulations, is already all over your favorite local torrent search engine. Experience it nice and loud at a listening party tonight at the Vagabond -- and then, of course, buy a copy at Sweat Records when it officially comes ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    The Second Best April Fool's Joke of the Day Involves Surfer Blood

    ​Gotta hand it to tastemaker and trendsetter Carles over at Hipster Runoff for declaring "Pitchfork gives MGMT's Congratulations a perfect 10.0" today, but there was something in the tone of Citylink's April Fool's Day gag, Jake Cline's "Surfer Blood bassist eats sandwich, inspires trend," that ke ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    December 24, 2009
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    November 3, 2009

    Wish You Were There: Video of the NeckFace Opening and Afterparty on Halloween

    If you missed it, and it's your kind of thing, you missed out: NeckFace's Devil's Disciple opening at O.H.W.O.W. was one of the best parties on Halloween. And Busy P's set at the afterparty at Poplife didn't disappoint, either. As much as we wanted to hate on it and find the track selection stuck in ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009
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    January 15, 2009

    The Sounds of Throbbing Gristle, Can, and Neu!... on South Beach???

    Federico Nessi, a.k.a DJ Healer, is an artist (see the latest Sweat Records installation) and a repatriated Miamian who likes to dance, but scoffs at the current notions of "indie." Thus he and Ricardo Guerrero, a.k.a. This Heart Electric, a.k.a. that dude from Animals of the Arctic, a.k.a. DJ R3K , ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    DJ Mix: DJ Ross One "Favela Chic, Vol. 2"

    It's often the complaint of many that South Beach has become stale, particularly its DJs, who seem completely content with spinning the usual Top 40/hip-hop mess that really is no different than you just turning on your car's stereo. But if there is one DJ that is try to walk the fine line of giving ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Bump 'n' Grind 2008: A Look Back at This Year's Club Bangers

    Back in my days over at Miami Nights, I liked to close out the year by looking back at all the music I discovered where I spend most of my time -- in nightclubs. It's always interesting to see what makes it big the following year, because downtown club in particular tend to be ahead of the curve. So ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008

    Top 10 Songs That Warned Us About the Recession

    Daft Punk tried to warn us. With the U.S. economy tanking, we can't help but to feel a little pessimistic about our future. We reverted to our inner 15-year-old, which happened to grow up in the go-go '90s of excess and wealth (a.k.a. the Clinton years), and decide to make a mixtape of the songs th ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008

    Head Spins: DJ Jessica Who?

    No question about it.

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