Three months till III Points. For the second straight year, Wynwood's homegrown music, art, and technology festival will flood its native hood with stellar bands and solo acts, street artists and performance types, tech startups and hacktivists. Obviously, though, we here at Crossfade are most hyp ... More >>
See also "M83 at Ultra Music Festival 2012: Technical Issues Ruin Live Performance" and "M83 on Ruined Ultra Performance: Our Deepest Apologies.'" When M83 was announced as part of 2012's Ultra Music Festival, it wasn't unexpected. The band, led by Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez, was coming off a ste ... More >>
Miami is slowly but surely emerging as an underground EDM capital. And it's thanks in no small part to locals like Lazaro Casanova who are building musical bridges to sister cities such as London and Los Angeles. No music scene is an island, and collaboration between artists and labels is key. Cas ... More >>
As the sun was setting, we looked around Bayfront Park's Klipsch Amphitheater. And we got a little worried. It was only fifteen minutes till Metronomy was set to play Ultra Music Festival and the Live Stage area was looking pretty bare. We sat there, hoping attendees could peel themselves away ... More >>
From legendary Germans to French superstars, we're stoked about this year's fest.
Coachella's lineup got announced on Monday. And personally, we were underwhelmed. But it got us thinking how excited we are for Ultra Music Festival 2012. Sure, Deadmau5 may think the number of headliner acts on the bill is horrible. But we have to disagree with you, Zimmerman. We haven't been ... More >>
Avicii: Ultra 2012's Saturday night headliner.Big news, beat freaks. After months of teases, hype, and promises that it "will be bigger than last year," there's finally been a major development in the ongoing saga of Ultra Music Festival's 2012 lineup. Of course, we here at Crossfade have spe ... More >>
The English quartet Late of the Pier are among their homeland's best, brightest young hopes, with all the high cheekbones and music press praise that usually entails. But don't mistake them for one of the dour, fedora-ed Brit indie groups of recent years. This band makes fun music for the kids full ... More >>