Deep house fans should be excited about this week's South Beach party madness. The tides are really turning, and it seems like the house revival is real and crashing upon our shores.
But that's not to say we're heading into a week without nasty, in-your-face, raw energy. And trance fanatics can rej ... More >>
Miami may never host the Olympics, and our hopes of future Super Bowls are in doubt, but don't worry, we're still a major destination for international sporting competitions. In fact, Miami Beach just beat out Reykjavík, Iceland, to host the World Outgames in 2017.
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Lady Gaga has been straight pissing people off with her latest tour, the Born This Way Ball.
She canceled her trip to Indonesia, landed amid some serious protesters in the Philippines and riled up Ko ... More >>
In April, Jennifer Lopez was all smiles when she announced her first world tour, a collaborative effort supported by Enrique Iglesias and Wisin y Yandel.
J-Lo promised that it was "going to be one of the most historic tours ever," admitting that she didn't think "there has ever been something wher ... More >>
Despite the fact that Gotye had two solo LPs under his belt before releasing last year's Making Mirrors, it wasn't until the Australian released a xylophone-heavy track that he became a household name.
This week, "Somebody That I Used to Know" became the year's biggest hit, comfortably spending it ... More >>
Sean Bernal is out as executive chef at new Estiatorio Milos, which opened less than a month ago on South Beach.A call to the restaurant confirmed the chef was no longer behind the burner, though details weren't released.Bernal's Facebook page may have given some indication as to what happened.  ... More >>
What'd you get momma for Mother's Day?
Exactly. It's just around the corner and you've yet to buy your mom a gift.
It's crunch time, yo. You can either (a) buy flowers from the back of a utility van on the side of Red Road in Hialeah; or (b) you and moms can pop bottles at LIV with for a Mother' ... More >>
Whether you're getting high this weekend with Yanni or kicking it German-style with Rammstein, stoners are in for an unforgettable 4/20. However, recreational drug use isn't limited to Miami's pot culture.
For pookie heads and coke fiends alike, each weekend is a tiki-tiki paradise on South Beach. ... More >>
A little menu, maybe four inches by four inches, was left on my mailbox last week. It read, "Bocadillo Clandestino Lunch Menu" and had a Keith Haring-like drawing on the front that explained the process via images: sandwich, love, bicycle, happy people. Below it was useful information: "$10 Sandwich ... More >>
All week, Grand Central's been home to some kickass Winter Music Conference and Miami
Music Week parties.
On Wednesday, there was Hard Miami and Mad Decent's Moombahton Massive. The next night, you had Hard's Main Event with Busy P and Boys Noize. And Saturday night featuring the Fool's Gold ... More >>
Photo by Sarah LeeColdplay's Chris Martin.Even though cranky American music snobs like Crossfade might dismiss Chris Martin and Coldplay as foreign providers of "safe and sentimental sonic wallpaper," there's no denying that this Brit pop-rock crew stands to inherit the proverbial arena whenever ... More >>
Can we all just agree to dub this the year of Mr. Pauer?
His career, years in the making, has all led to this point. And because when it rains, it pours, he's been reaping the fruits of his labors, notching one milestone after another throughout 2011. It started with the release of his debut al ... More >>
Photo by Mike ShifletNo one in music today can express complicated ideas through simple means with as much raw eloquence as Bill Orcutt.
The Miami expatriate (Orcutt has resided in the Bay Area for years now) and former guitarist for cult South Florida noise rock trio Harry Pussy has been on a ... More >>
Photo by Camille LambMaurice Benjamin, Seth Troxler, and Addy Weitzman of Visionquest.Maurice Benjamin and Addy Weitzman are a Montreal-based band called Footprintz, one of several groups currently signed to the Visionquest label. They've been friends for a number of years. And thanks to a few ch ... More >>
Photo by Paul SobotaGirl Talk worms out from the underground.A night out with sample-happy psycho Girl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) is never gentle.
Imagine your brain being force-fed 36 hours of music in 36 minutes, pushed to the brink of seizure, and then fucked by a superpowered laptop that's been ... More >>
The last year has been pretty goddamn huge for Ricky Martin.
He released his autobiography in both English and Spanish (titled Me and Yo, respectively) in November of 2010, giving the world a very candid look at the notoriously private superstar's life for the first time. Then, just a few short ... More >>
Poster created by Iron Forge Press, design by Scotty BaldwinFort Lauderdale-based Iron Forge Press creates some of the most eye-popping rock posters we've ever seen. Whenever possible, we'll share their designs right here on Crossfade.Our last entry showed off a showman seahorse promoting Wilco's ... More >>
JipsyDennis Rodman: 1, 2, 4, 3. None of these bitches look better than me. (click to enlarge)Last night's Pink Dress Collection fashion show at the Eden Roc was for a good cause -- the Susan G. Komen for the Cure -- so we're sure Dennis Rodman meant to look as ridiculous as possible to ... More >>
Friday's Trade Tasting event at the Grand Tasting Village on the Beach brought out salespeople, restaurateurs, and a barrage of folks tenuously tied to the food and wine industry -- a frolicking fellowship of flaks, frauds, food bloggers, and so forth. There was no shortage of beverages -- coffee dr ... More >>
Today the group pushing for an MLS team in Atlanta announced it's dropping out of the running. That leaves five cities to compete for two new franchises that will begin play in 2011. Atlanta was never seen as a strong contender, and Montreal withdrew its bid in November. Meanwhile, Miami and Vancou ... More >>
Broken Social Scene with Land of TalkSaturday, November 22, 2008Club Cinema, Pompano BeachCanadian experimental/indie-rock supergroup Broken Social Scene descended on South Florida last night like a swarm of indie bees, and buzzed up a two-hour storm for jubilant fans at a packed Club Cinema in Po ... More >>
It has never made much sense that Miami doesn’t have a team in Major League Soccer, what with its large Central and South American population and all, so it’s little surprise that the Magic City is a leading candidate for an expansion franchise beginning in 2010. We’ll know in ... More >>