There wasn't much of an underground techno scene in Miami until certain forward-thinking collectives started sprouting up at the tail end of the 2000s.
One of them was Un_Mute Miami, a party brand that's become synonymous with cutting-edge electronic dance music over the last three years.
"I've a ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
Who's straight fiending for some beats?
Well, with just 31 hours, 29 minutes, and 55 seconds till it's time for you and 150,000 other furry-booted beat freaks to crash the gates at Ultra Music Festival, you will soon be overdosing on the uhntz-uhntz.
In the meantime, though, there's no reason t ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellJohn Digweed during MMW 2011.The official start of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is less than a month away, and local venues are starting to reveal all the beat-wrapped goodies.
One of the bigger juggernauts of the week, of course, is the Opium Group, which ... More >>
We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate
relationship with the month of March.
On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>
Troy Pierce just enrolled in Sunday School.As if Sunday School for Degenerates wasn't already a crazy-ass concept, Made Event's decided to dial up the wonk to an an almost unsafe level.
Step One: Expand the deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours. Step Two: Book Richie Hawtin, Tiga, Adultnapp ... More >>
David Guetta does Opium.When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>
Photo by Angela MazurRichie Hawtin headlines Sunday School's 2011 lineup.Four weeks and a few days ago, we here at Crossfade notified all party perverts that Made Event's Sunday School for Degenerates would be expanding its deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours.
At the time, there was no of ... More >>
For nearly two decades, German DJ, producer, and label magnate Steve Bug (born Stefan Brügesch) has stood as one of electronic dance music's prime movers and most influential tastemakers. A veteran of the early-'90s Berlin techno scene, Bug's first label, Raw Elements, would prove instrumental i ... More >>
The Electric Zoo festival, which launched just last year, is New York City's somewhat latecoming answer to Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival and Miami's own Ultra -- better late than never, right? 2009's successful inaugural event at Randall's Island Park in Manhattan summoned over 26, ... More >>
If you're out and about today, here are some worth checking out. *The Shelborne's DJ Mag Recession Sessions pool party, with Sharam, Steve Lawler, Dennis Ferrer, Will Saul, James Zabiela, Joris Voorn, Nic Fanciulli, and S.O.S. Presale tickets long ago sold out, but you may be able to pay to ... More >>
It wouldn't be WMC without Sunday School For Degenerates, the legendary Made Event 24-hour party that makes the most of conference's final stretch, this year from March 27 to 28. It's a party where you can come and go at will, and let it all hang out, bloodshot eyes, arid nasal passages, swollen ... More >>
Finally the moment all of you South Beach club rats have been waiting for: The Opium Group has released its official 2010 WMC lineup. With its vast real estate of glitzy big-room venues, including clubs Mansion, Louis, SET, and Cameo, the Beach's ubiquitous nightlife conglomerate is responsible f ... More >>
It's baaa-aaaack.The floodgates for WMC party info have officially opened. Here's the line-up from Made Event, who return as always with megawatt parties, again all on the mainland (yay). Most of the individual talent isn't finalized yet, but the parties are branded pretty much the same as last y ... More >>