Hey, Moody Blues, screw those "Nights in White Satin."
This is EDM. And we're talkin' Black Lights & White Lingerie.
Yeah, we know we've got your rapt attention, beat freaks. Because that shit sounds hot. Hopefully, though, it won't be totally freezing that night, because with this kind of pa ... More >>
Last month, we here at Crossfade gave you a heads up about Massive Wednesdays at The Stage and the live electronic music performances they are serving up each week.
Well, Massive Ideas, the folks behind the night, show no signs of slowing down their bookings, and not just on Wednesdays anymore.
N ... More >>
"Suck my dick, kiss my ass" ...
Circa '98, Miss Kittin busted the club wide open with "Frank Sinatra" -- a sly, sarcastic electroclash banger that laughed in the face of bottle-poppin', limousine-fuckin' club rats.
"I saw it coming, the star DJ world, not knowing I would be part of it," the French ... More >>
French EDM icon Miss Kittin (AKA Caroline Hervé) has been rocking the scene since the '90s.
But so far, her discography has consisted exclusively of records written in collaboration with producers like The Hacker, Tobi Neumann, and Golden Boy.
In 2013, however, we'll finally see Miss Kittin come ... More >>
Congratulations, you've made it through one more hellish week of commute, lunch breaks, anxiety, and that stupid bitch who sits next to you. You deserve a prize for putting up with that place.
What's the prize? All the alcohol your hard-earned money can buy. And hopefully, some dirty-dirty, either ... More >>
It's not often, if ever, that you hear of a reggae and dancehall artist crossing over into underground house and techno.
But it's not as random a makeover as you might think. After all, electronic dance music has big roots in Jamaican sound system culture and dub reggae. In the end, whether danceha ... More >>
See also "Lights Out Festival Promises 'a Jaw-Dropping Experience.'"
Lights Out Festival
With Felix Da Housecat, RJD2, Felix Cartal, and others
Soho Studios, Miami
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Better Than: Sitting at home, playing with your finger gloves.
For their first proper party, the guys behin ... More >>
Carl Craig says, "Get off the white stuff, beat freaks."The United States of America is totally addicted to the white stuff.
Strung out, fat, unfocused, cranky, fiending -- we are a nation of shrubby slaves to the cane, cube, and spoonful whose bodies (and minds) could never be called beach-read ... More >>
Over the last 365 days and nights, we here at Crossfade spent about a billion fucking hours in the club. We battered our brains with booze, drugs, and temporal lobe-exploding decibel levels. And consequently, we can't remember shit.
Luckily, though, we had the foresight to have an entire team of ... More >>
ChtfnFelix Da Housecat is prancing back to South Beach, readying his paws for a party attack at glossy superclub LIV.
A member of the electro elite, he first made a name for himself on the mid '80s Chicago dance scene. Over the past decade, the DJ-producer has worked closely with Miss Kittin, J ... More >>
Miss KittinAh, electroclash. The dance genre known for its analog rhythms and monotone vocals. Part krautrock, part electro, it was a genre doomed to fail from the start. Why? Well, once you heard one electroclash track, you've pretty much heard them all.That's not to say there weren't some genui ... More >>
It feels like we are beating a dead horse when it comes to Winter Music Conference vs. Ultra Music Festival news -- even Louis Puig got in on the action by accusing Ultra of forcing booked acts to sign exclusivity contracts (something the festival's been doing for years) and greed.On the other en ... 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 >>
If you spent the earlier part of the decade at places like Piccadilly Garden, Soho Lounge or I/O Lounge--all now deceased venues--you are familiar with Peaches. Along with acts like Felix Da Housecat, Miss Kittin, Larry Tee and Tommie Sunshine, she's is pretty much responsible for ushering in the el ... More >>