We're going to be honest with you.
When Ultra Music Festival announced its entire 2013 live stage lineup, we were underwhelmed. The scope of the roster was perfect, but it seemed to lack the kind of anchor act that sets the standard for everyone else. Last year, Ultra had Kraftwerk, Miike Snow, DJ ... More >>
"Where's Thurston Moore?"
That is the question we've been asking each other since the Sonic Youth frontman and South Florida native was first spotted at nontraditional art spaces around town during Art Basel Miami Beach week.
He was in Miami to perform in honor of his late friend Kurt Cobain at t ... More >>
If you mix alcohol, dancing and a queer pop collective with a fancy hotel and a pool, you're probably going to end up pissing off security.
Over the weekend, the Ssion crew set up at the Shore Club for the Pulse Miami Art Fair afterparty, delivering a set that included star cameos, cracked voices, ... More >>
It's 3:30 on Saturday afternoon in Miami's Design District. A live rendition of "Canción del Mariachi" drowns out the beep, beep, beep of delivery trucks backing into alleyways behind contemporary furniture stores and restaurants that Crossfade can only afford when someone else is paying.
"Soy un ... More >>
"Stank pussy smellin' like Cool Ranch Doritos!"
That's what all the hip cats were screaming at Bardot last night, 'cause Danny Brown was in the spot tearin' it up on the carpet, among the people.
The weed was in the air and the streets were representing for an intimate set from the loud and rowdy ... More >>
See also "Labor Day 2012: Nine Best Rap Parties, From Timbaland to Trick Daddy and Strippers."
It's Labor Day weekend, y'all.
You could spend your free time maxin' and relaxin' by the pool. Or you could spend it getting white-boy wasted, fist-pumping your way into blackout oblivion.
We think tha ... More >>
Taking the stage in matching all-black, zip-up satin jackets and dark skinny denim, Miike Snow looked like members of some sort of Orthodox Hipster cult. The long beards sported by two members didn't dissuade the comparison.
And the faithful turned out, with one of the youngest crowds attracted ... More >>
Attention party animals!
Sweden's Miike Snow will be breaking it down at Ultra Music Festival, and you don't wanna be caught slippin'.
No, Miike Snow is not a man. It's a group of electro-pop producers -- Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, and Andrew Wyatt -- that's created some of the biggest ... More >>
That's it, folks! According to its website, Ultra Music Festival 2012 is officially sold out with 73 days remaining until the first day of the festival.
This breaks last year's record, when tix sold out on February 18 with a full 34 days left before the fest.Of course, Ultra's 2012 lineup, feat ... 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 >>
Ashley Jones, known as Treasure Fingers, is a man, not a lady. Like the Ashley in Gone With The Wind, Jones is also from Atlanta. But unlike the guy in the book with Scarlett O'Hara, he's a highly coveted disco house DJ and producer who spends much of his life on the road.
He was once part of th ... More >>
Dragan Roganovic, AKA Dirty South.Building a DJ rep on the back of remixes isn't a new career strategy. But Dragan Roganovic has had a particularly prosperous go at it.
Born in Serbia, raised in Australia, and now based out of California, the electro-house head known as Dirty South has been ban ... More >>
Photo by Magnus MagnussonMiike Snow Two-thirds of Miike Snow is responsible for producing some of the biggest pop hits of the last decade. Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg, also known as Bloodshy & Avant, are responsible for giving mega-hits to Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jordin Spa ... More >>
Hollywood HoltWe promise we'll stop writing about Grand Central when their bookings start to suck -- which doesn't seem to be happening any time soon. This weekend the downtown venue is packing another wallop of dance music.Friday, Green Velvet, AKA Cajmere, will be returning to Miami hopefully b ... More >>
Symmetry means that it sounds equally awesome in each earSymmetry, a new compilation curated by W Hotel's Global Music Director Michaelangelo L'Acqua, made the rounds at Winter Music Conference, and now there's an event planned for Fort Lauderdale's W Hotel at Living Room (401 N. Fort Lauderdale ... More >>
Click to view tracklisting.We somehow survived the onslaught of Winter Music Conference events last week, and we look forward not having to party six days straight for a while. Right now we are taking a daily vitamin regiment in order to avoid the dreaded post-WMC flu, which considering the amoun ... More >>
Another year in the books. It is just us or did 2009 seemed to rush by like it was in overdrive? Still, 2009 was another stellar year for clubland, music and all. The economic recession didn't prove to be the wet blanket many had predicted it would be. The nightclubs are still here and people are st ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for the week of August 23 - 28La Roux is a British-electropop-synth duo that has been holding steady at the top of WVUM' ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for the week of June 28- July 3via myspace.com/discoverDiscoveryDiscovery's LP album made the top-ten on Radiate and The ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for the week of June 22-26:via myspace.com/ponyponyrunrunPony Pony Run Run's latest album rose to #1 this week on WVUM's ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists from South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for June 15-19.via myspace.com/datarockDatarock's new album, Red, made WVUM's top ten this week.University of Miami- W ... More >>
The Mission Veo is a local favorite on Nova's Radio X.Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists for South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to read past installments.University of Miami - WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice"The Voice is dedicated to playing music ... More >>