Amid the manic hype of the so-called "EDM explosion," it is reassuring that DJs like Paul Oakenfold are still around. As one of the founding fathers of trance, Oakenfold has proven to be a dance innovator for over 20 years, influencing the masses' conception of electronic music and contributing to ... More >>
Pink neon? Check. Creepy ass Crown-of-England like loveseat? Check. Busty strippers crammed into said creepy ass loveseat? Check. It can mean only one thing: Club Madonna has survived an underage sex scandal and is open once again. See also: Club Madonna's Business License Suspended: Closed for ... More >>
Story Nightclub has only been open for, like, a week and a half, and it's already made the front page of TMZ for a hilarious celebrity nip slip. Our homies Cultist reported that Modern Family's Sofia Vergara came down to the new SoBe club to party with Kaskade, but ended up getting so hella drunk t ... More >>
In the 1990s, nothing was bigger than the 1980s. The phrase "sooo 80s" became applicable to every last iteration of big hair, bright colors, and schmaltzy synthesizers. A few of the Me Decade's touchstone references: MTV overdoses, Madonna's dirty Bowery tutu, the Flock of Seagulls hairdo, baggy s ... More >>
Epic uhntz-uhntz on demand via the Internet. This is the Ultra media empire's newest expansion plan. Adding to an already sprawling portfolio of EDM entertainment assets (obviously including the original Ultra Music Festival in Miami as well as a six-country, four-continent tour, officially dubbed ... More >>
Seth Bogart is queercore's flat-chested poster boy and a household name among same-sex households with an affinity for independent garage rock. The colorful 31-year-old Hunx and his Punx frontman has become one of Hardly Art's chief impresarios, a showman who's second to none. Whether he's eye- ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossGetting down at SoBeWFF.It's a fact. Most nights spent dancing and partying wind down in the local diner or coffee shop. Over some soggy fries and a tepid greaseburger, you wish that there was some place open where you could get some stone crab claws ... or Peking duck ... ... More >>
One of the teams competing for the holy grail of football is the New York Giants, who are really from New Jersey. That's pretentious. The other team, the New England Patriots, presumably represents all six states of the region. This is like the Miami Dolphins calling themselves the Southeaster ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... More >>
A celebrity is born every 60 seconds. At least these days, that's the case. And the proverbial fifteen minutes of fame have been stretched to an eternity. Yet despite contentions to the contrary, few are real stars. And even among those who could be called natural-born entertainers, there aren' ... More >>
foxtongue/ / CC BY 2.0Some vintage pin-ups pose for the cameraGood, vintage underthings are hard to come by--literally, they don't sell them anywhere (unless you've snagged some from a Terribly Girly photo shoot recently). So when we heard that a vintage shop that looks like the inner workings o ... More >>
Enough has already been said about Kaskade's Mormon upbringing in Salt Lake City. Blah, blah, blah - a little faith never prevented anyone from making good music, even if that music was meant to be played in the decadent world of nightclubs. But Kaskade, born Ryan Raddon, has always listed toward ... More >>
Michael Jackson dies and all of a sudden he's the greatest entertainer of all time. Not so fast. MJ made three great albums, invented the moonwalk and, well.... Let us take another look at the performers who have truly proved most thrilling over the years.1. Elvis Presley Michael Jackson may have du ... More >>
The original superstar DJ makes a move to South Beach.
Hey, have you heard there's this music event in town, with all these DJs who take dance and electronic music pretty seriously? It's probably one of the biggest weeks in the year for their industry, and it would really be best if you don't go up to them and ask them to play some Madonna or Black Eyed ... More >>
You have Selena Roberts to thank for the A-Rod steroid scandal. The sports journalist broke the news for Sport Illustrated, but not after scouring all over Miami to get a quote from A-Rod himself. Five days before the story was published on SI.com, Roberts flew to Miami and engaged in what A-Rod him ... More >>
A few weeks ago,as woman named Doris with a thick French accent called me at the office (305-571-72). "I have been in America for six months," she said. "I am a DJ from Europe and I am throwing a party at Buck 15." She then told me that she had seen my Scary Mary video and asked if I was ... More >>
Anything involving preying mantises and Madonna can't be boring.
Googoosh and Mehrdad sing Middle Eastern songs of love
The mixmaster is psyched for Bacardi B-Live
Arthur and the Invisibles
Peter Rauhofer's got the New York house scene on his shoulders
Two local directors film the world through Miami eyes
Ripe, strawberries, ripe, now at Fruit and Spice Park
Victor Calderone seeks a new music mix
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Could Shakira end the economic slump?
Dame Edna: The Royal Tour
When five paintings disappeared from a hip South Beach joint, the pretty people started pointing fingers
The shattered dreams and blurred memories of Washington Square
Jimi Hendrix's guitar. John Lennon's furniture. Bono's sunglasses. Hope I die before I get sold.