If it's true that the electronic dance music industry is a male-dominated one, with women facing special challenges in getting ahead, then aspiring female artists couldn't do with a greater role model than Ellen Allien.As a DJ-producer, Allien has been at the forefront of the Berlin techno scene pre ... More >>
Heavy bass, ear-shredding distortion, booty beats, syrupy synths, and prime rhymes.
Even though the 305 is a sunny city, it's definitely got a weird, dark, and dirty side. So while this year's top local releases were often sexed-up and fun-obsessed, they were also experimental, X-rated, drugged-ou ... More >>
When we mentioned SBTRKT (pronounced subtract) in our list of of ten most exciting acts at Ultra Music Festival, we were being dead serious.
The British musician is often pigeonholed as post-dubstep. But in reality, he carefully navigates EDM genres, splicing disparate styles and influences lik ... More >>
A while back, we talked to Otto Von Schirach about his recent collaboration with German DJ-producer duo Modeselektor.
He called the collabo track a "banger," which is a spot-on description of the glitchy, pulsating beat that dominates "Evil Twin," a song off 2011's Monkeytown.
In its dark and t ... More >>
Otto Von Schirach seems to be big everywhere but America. In Europe, he tours extensively and plays at big festivals. Here, he's just one of Miami's many oddly awesome characters.That could change this year as he tours across America with Atari Teenage Riot, the '90s digital hardcore outfit that ... More >>
Get your fix with Steve Aoki.If, like Crossfade, you're a total electronic music junkie, you must be going crazy, chewing your lips, and sweating through your DayGlo t-shirt.
You just want that uhntz uhntz. And so far, the Identity Festival has been playing plenty of purposefully secretive game ... More >>
Hercules and Love AffairMore news on the upcoming Identity Festival happening August 25 at the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park: There is now a Miami-specific lineup for the event. And while it unfortunately excludes some of our favorites (Modeselektor and Pete Tong), there are still plenty ... More >>
Kaskade headlines Identity Festival.As promised here are more details on the upcoming Identity Festival, which stops in Miami August 25. The one-day event will happen at the recently renamed Bayfront Park Amphitheater, now known as Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park.Early bird tickets will go ... More >>
Rusko coming to Miami with Identity.Can't wait till March 2012 for another big dose of electronic music?
Well, there may be a temporary cure when Identity, a summer traveling electronic music festival, stops in Miami on August 25.Details at the moment are vague. There is no word about a specifi ... More >>
It's time to start planning your road trip to Lollapalooza land 'cause King Perry Farrell just released his 125-name guestlist for this August's three-day Grant Park extravaganza. And if you don't wanna be left at the gate, crying and clawing the dirt like a pauper, you better buy a full-weekend ... More >>
Photo by Daniel De Las CasasDiplo at Hard Miami.Miami, couldn't get enough of Hard's measly one-day event at Grand Central last week? Well, you're in luck! Hard is returning to South Florida in January 2012 with its first-ever Hard Cruise!We noticed flyers scattered around the city during Miami M ... More >>
Gary Richards wants to introduce you to your new favorite party. It's called Hard, and since 2007 it's been drawing thousands of electro heads together for messy free-for-alls in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Next city in Richards's sights? Miami, of course.
A DJ and record industry ... More >>
If you're old enough to remember vinyl LPs, then you know that album design used to be an art unto itself. Who doesn't fondly remember rolling a fatty across the face of iconic sleeves such as the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band or Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon? But toda ... More >>
Since first launching in 2002, the Berlin-based Get Physical imprint has emerged as a global touchpoint for some of the most critically-acclaimed electronic dance music of the new millennium. Forged by the creative alliance of famed producers Booka Shade, M.A.N.D.Y. and DJ T as a launching pad fo ... More >>
Photo by Lex HernandezJunior Boys with WoodhandsSaturday, October 24, 2009The Vagabond, Miami
Better Than: Staying home, lighting some candles, putting So This Is Goodbye on blast and spending some quality bedroom time with someone special ...well maybe.
The Junior Boys threw a H ... More >>
Otto von Schirach in Berlin
The year is 1945 and Berlin falls to the allied troops as World War II comes to an end. Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun have one last glass of apple juice as they depart for the big ol' Deutschland in the sky. I wonder what our old Führer would make of his dear belov ... More >>
AshworthMiami Beach's Ashworth lays low in the cut doing visuals and lighting most nights at the Vagabond. If you look under that baseball cap of his, you might recognize him as Audioid that noisy experimental electronic musician who builds and mods his own freaking instruments. At any r ... More >>