There's a veritable tsunami of electronic dance music coming out of Berlin. After all, it's the techno capital of the world.
But amid this overwhelming wave of white noise, one of the artists currently standing out on the international charts and club bills is Till Von Sein.
It helps that he count ... More >>
Candye Kane is a tough chick from Cali who came up playing country, blues, and rock on the L.A. punk scene in the '80s at the same time as she stripped to pay the bills.
Later, she became a porn star, beat an abusive relationship, and survived cancer, all while still making and recording music.
To ... More >>
How 'bout them Marlins?
Just kidding. Despite the win last night over Atlanta, the Fish are still struggling to stay afloat. The team's front office spent the better part of July trading key members of the organization and freeing up the payroll.
For whatever reason, Heath Bell's still wearing a ... More >>
Who's got sand in their pants?
Even after six weeks of summer, we here at Crossfade can't stop getting sloppy with South Beach. This month alone, SoBe has hooked up one-night stands with oh-so-sexy, critically acclaimed EDM producers like Tiësto, Funkagenda, A-Trak, and Steve Aoki.
And while Ibi ... More >>
The cool sea breeze whipped through the North Beach Bandshell on Saturday night as Afro-Latin rhythms bounced off the circular wall of the oceanside, outdoor venue.
Colombia's Quantic Sound System and NYC's Pedrito Martinez Group rang in the Heineken Transatlantic Festival's 10th anniversary with c ... More >>
Living without a refrigerator can be hard. Indeed, this one appliance alone accounts for at least one sixth of our electric bill. But Amsterdam designer Jihyun Ryou has devised a way to kill the refrigerator from the electric bill with using a non-electric set of five wall-mounted devices that he ... More >>
Virtuoso is a word that immediately comes to mind to describe Ben Westbeech. Singer, producer, DJ, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist -- he's even mastered the über-classy cello.
And the breadth of Westbeech's creativity is not limited to his solo work. He's also a prolific collaborator whose 2011 ... More >>
Near-tragedy and heroism have become synonymous with EDM-theme cruises, both around Biscayne Bay and abroad.
On Saturday morning, the MSC Poesia ran aground in the Bahamas and sent beat freaks aboard the Holy Ship! cruise into panic mode as death seemingly knocked on their portholes.
In 2010, ... More >>
In the first part of our interview with Johnny Schuler, we learned of the romantic nature and delicate flavors of pisco, the Peruvian spirit that is his passion. Porton pisco is Schuler's newest endeavor, which in its first production has received about ten gold metals in tasting competitions.Porton ... More >>
Jason LeivaExhibition by Eric Elms at BarBar is like an everybody-knows-your-name-art-gallery where you can buy beer and booze. But they never seem to have PBR for some reason.
And for a fairly compact watering hole located on the edge of Overtown, the place has hosted a string of impressive mus ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanDid you miss the first part of our chat with Rudi Sodamin, Holland America's consulting master chef? Read it here to discover the celebrity circles this guy travels with.Who is the most famous chef you've ever worked with?Twenty years ago, when I was with the QE2, I worked with t ... More >>
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Exit polling says cake wins.Famous French gastronomer Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, "Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you what you are." On today, primary day, we offer this message: You can often tell the true measure of a politician more by what ... More >>
It's August 24, and you've woken up sweating profusely, feeling vaguely nauseated, and recoiling in horror at the first sight of a campaign ad. The diagnosis? Primary fever! (Or it might be Cat Scratch Fever. Or dengue. But let's go with Primary Fever).
Even for Florida, this has been a primary ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersSambal G Udang at Indomania. As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made
the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to
be for Miami New
Up this week, Luke makes the case for legalizing marijuana across the nation,
beginning in Miami-Dade County.Off the
bat, I am not a weed he ... More >>
Fedde Le Grand has been a staple of the Netherlands' electronic dance music scene since the early 2000s, when he co-founded the renowned Sneakerz club night in Amsterdam and the Hague. But in the past few years, the Dutch DJ/producer has has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame, starting with the massi ... More >>
Joyoendho via Flicker CCWhen it comes to the drug habits of the rich and famous, there's a thin line between hilarious and disturbing. Championship race car driver Mariusz Malyszczycki's relationship with ecstasy is something closer to entrepreneurial. The Polish speedster was busted in the middle o ... More >>
A Miami computer hacker who went by the screen name of "soupnazi" was indicted today in what the feds call the largest identity theft case in history.Albert Gonzalez, a 28-year-old from the Magic City, and two unnamed sidekicks from Russia hacked into the networks of major retail chains includin ... More >>
Mad Skrews is a Miami-bred, internationally renowned producer and musical entrepreneur who uses the Internet to spread his productions, make money, and make a name for himself. He has produced for local bad bitch Trina and true founder of crunk, Pastor Troy. I caught up with him by e-mail. Here's w ... More >>