If you're a regular on Miami's dance music scene, then you've probably caught Induce (AKA Ryan Smith) spinning records at any number of local hotspots over the years. Or maybe you remember him as half of DJ-production duos Midnight Moroders with Danny Daze and Casual Sax with Sven Barth.
In many wa ... More >>
Growing up in the 305, Danny Daze started out as a 13-year-old DJ inspired by the ass-quaking bass of DJ Laz, Crazy Legs, and Dynamix II.
"I really got influenced by the b-boy scene in Miami -- Hot Wheels, Thunder Wheels," he told Crossfade last year. "Then little by little got into the rave scene ... More >>
DJ-producer Danny Daze is an international player now, zigzagging around the global party circuit and throwing down at all the hotspots from Los Angeles to Ibiza to Melbourne.
But for Danny, it all started in Miami -- the place he still calls home. Back in March, he reminisced with Crossfade about ... More >>
Welcome to the first annual WTF Florida Awards ceremony. It's the only award show celebrating the special brand of bizarre depravity we excel at down here in the Sunshine State. Black tie isn't required. In fact, jorts and a NASCAR cap are preferred.Earlier this week we handed out awards in the fiel ... More >>
It doesn't matter who you are today so long as you never forget who you were back in the day.
And in Crossfade's case, that was a horny 14-year-old chamaco trying to dry-hump a fine Cubanita at Hot Wheels to the sounds of DJ Laz-produced Miami bass while her abuelita waited for us outside of the ... More >>
Miami Beach is quickly becoming the capital of parking garages designed by world renowned architects. This week, the community got its first in depth look at what the latest, designed by Zaha Hadid -- perhaps the world's leading female architect -- will look like. To our relatively uninformed eyes, ... More >>
Two Sarasota grandparents found themselves behind bars after hitching their 7-year-old granddaughter's plastic Hot Wheels car to the back of their SUV and taking her for a ride. We could totally understand how, to a 7-year-old, this would seem like an awesome idea. But two adults probably should hav ... More >>
Miami homeboy Danny Daze (AKA Daniel Gomez) blew up big time in 2011 thanks to a bass-heavy dancefloor bomb called "Your Everything" signed to Jamie Jones and Lee Foss's Hot Creations label. Needless to say, the record made our cut for Miami's Best Albums of 2011. And it put Danny's name on the lips ... More >>
Photo by Daniel SannwaldGo party with Afrobeta's Cuci and Tony tomorrow night before they hit the Identity Festival tour! See the cut for full details.
Afrobeta's first full-length album Under the Streets is distinctively Miami. It forces you to dance and makes you want to party. This shit will ... More >>
R.I.P. Transit Lounge.It's been a sad week for local artists, lovers of live music, and the general boozing population.
We reported on Wednesday night that Transit Lounge, one of SoFla's most beloved local venues had announced that it'll be shutting its doors this summer. Official word ca ... More >>
Tone Loc!Oh you fancy huh? For people gawkers and celeb stalkers, Tuesday nights at the Delano's Blue Door restaurant has been the spot for the past four years. Longtime South Beach promoters Tommy Pooch and Alan Roth have been serving up a blend of Miami's sultriest people and their Hollywood fr ... More >>
Even nine years after his horrific murder, DJ Uncle Al's name still rings heavy in the streets of Liberty City. In what was said to be a case of mistaken identity, Al's death on September 10, 2001 was overshadowed by the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Four years after th ... More >>
Electrobunni doing her pinup thing for some lucky dude.Let's face it: Radio in South Florida these days sucks. Your choices are few, and the options aren't good. You can either listen to DJ Teja talk about the golden days of Hot Wheels freestyle between 17 plays a day of Rihanna's latest track, o ... More >>
In this week's issue of New Times, Natalie O'Neill profiles artist Romero Britto, a man who Miamians seem to have a love/hate relationship with. Er, well more like some people love him and some people hate him. In the past, we haven't been shy of our disdain for Britto's work -- and it's not about b ... More >>
For over 40 years now, clued-in and/or colleged-up Miami residents have tuned in to the now sound found down the FM dial at 90.5. Those, of course, are the coordinates of the University of Miami's own WVUM, undoubtedly one of the most adventurous radio stations in the nation. Like the majority of ... More >>