What do you get when you cross South African sonics with South Florida sound waves?
The question is not a joke, riddle, Zen koan, or pick-up line. It's the inquiry at the heart of Eternal Peasant, a new compilation from Miami's only global indie record label, Other Electricities.
It all started wh ... More >>
Beyond all the hype, there's a reason the UK's Crosstown Rebels is currently the most lauded underground electronic dance music label in the world -- number one on Resident Advisor's prestigious poll. The label takes chances on artists of substance, with authentic voices and stories to tell -- timel ... More >>
Ultra Music Festival band Neon Indian just released an Adult Swim-directed video for new-ish single "Fallout" and it's just as cartoonishly trippy as you'd imagine.
Coming from the minds of the best primetime stoner entertainment on the market, this clip features an animated hottie with pink hai ... More >>
James Murphy deserves an IDMA or two.Every year, coinciding with Winter Music Conference, the International Dance Music Awards (IDMAs) recognizes those who make electronic music great. Sure, it's not exactly the Grammys or MTV's Video Music Awards. But dammit, it's a homegrown awards show and tha ... More >>
It's impossible to talk about drum 'n' bass without mentioning seminal UK DJ-producer and all-around renaissance man Goldie.Born Clifford Joseph Price and raised in West Midlands, England, Goldie first made a name for himself as an '80s b-boy whose breakdancing and graffiti bombing exploits would ... More >>
It's gonna be Nicki, you, and free pink drinks till you puke.Way back in the beginning of 2010, you harbored this strange delusion of spending a pleasure-filled night with the best (lady?) rapper alive, Nicki Minaj.
You imagined romping through a semi-private, electric-pink wonderland of gooey ... More >>
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 >>
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.
October 27, 2010
Fillmore Miami Beach
Thanks to last January's merger between music industry monoliths ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Andrzej Liguz/moreimages.netSpawned on the streets of our nation's great federal district, Washington, D.C., amid palm-greasing, spook stories, shadow games, political corruption, and urban blight, DJ duo Thievery Corporation has always cultivated a certain distate for the sleazy dealings of Amer ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Image via XXL MagazineThe last few years were pretty barren in hip-hop for female rappers. The once-great spitfires seemed to have all disappeared, tried to become actresses, or wound up in jail, even, in the case of the great Queen Bee, Lil Kim.Lil Kim's out now, but the successor to her throne ... More >>
via myspace.com/millionyoungmusicThe term "chillwave" might have been coined sarcastically by the parody blog Hipster Runoff, but the music blogosphere has taken it and run with it. A sort of 2k9 reiteration of the old "downtempo," these producers are influenced more by Animal Collective than Mas ... More >>