Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse.
But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup.
Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>
Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Ultra Music Festival has announced its Phase 2 lineup. So let's not bother with the formalities.
Here's who's been added: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Dog Blood (Boys Noize & Skrillex), Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Loco D ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
Check out Crossfade's daily WMC and MMW party guide -- plus the fifteen best parties.
The King Rat says, "This is The End."
In less than 24 hours, Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival will be over.
The clubs will close. The uhntz-uhntz will fade. The sticks will ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you about South Beach's Mansion kicking its headliner Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough." And then we followed up with Mr. Ferrer's remarks about the incident.
Well, after much backlash and shit-talking about the nightclub from EDM ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about South Beach's Mansion kicking its headliner Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough."
Well, the Opium Group is still unavailable for comment. But Dennis Ferrer has disclosed some more details about the incident on the Deep House Page fo ... More >>
For a few years there, Made Event's Sunday School made up a
big slice of the underground house and techno pie during WMC week, especially with
heavyweights like Richie Hawtin, Luciano and Seth Troxler aboard their whopping
36-hour marathon lineup.
But alas, Sunday School is no more. The party we ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellJohn Digweed during MMW 2011.The official start of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is less than a month away, and local venues are starting to reveal all the beat-wrapped goodies.
One of the bigger juggernauts of the week, of course, is the Opium Group, which ... 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 >>
It's one thing being an international DJ megastar with residencies at
some of the world's hottest clubbing meccas, plus a chart-topping
Grammy-nominated producer to boot.
Add to that being head honcho of one
of the most respected labels in the business, and you're on your way to
true demigo ... More >>
We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate
relationship with the month of March.
On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>
David Guetta does Opium.When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>
Earlier this week, we previewed Nic Fanciulli's upcoming December 12 show at SET. The last twelve months have seen the acclaimed British DJ-producer positioned as one of the top EDM stars in the world, while his esteemed Saved imprint continues to enlist some of the most talented producers in the ... More >>
British DJ, producer and label magnate Nic Fanciulli has steadily climbed the international ranks over the course of the past decade, positioning himself as one of the biggest stars in electronic dance music.
His career had an auspicious start in the early '00s when his fledgling production wor ... More >>
UK progressive house titan John Digweed hardly needs an introduction anywhere people get down to electronic music beats, lazers and glowsticks. Since his '90s decade-defining forays alongside Sasha and their famed Northern Exposure compilation series, Digweed has become one of the most ubiquitous ... More >>
via facebook.com/nicfanciulliLike buddy James Zabiela, British super DJ Nic Fanciulli was, from the upstart, something of an upstart wunderkind. Growing up in Kent, some 30 miles outside of London, Fanciulli was, by just age 16, DJing around town. And just four years later, he would launch the by ... More >>
Dennis FerrerIf you're lucky enough to take some vacation time or pass this all off as "work," Winter Music Conference's day parties are an excellent way to be totally, ridiculously indulgent and let it all hang out (literally, for some people). Anyone can party at night, but it takes the truly dedi ... More >>
If you're out and about today, here are some worth checking out. *The Shelborne's DJ Mag Recession Sessions pool party, with Sharam, Steve Lawler, Dennis Ferrer, Will Saul, James Zabiela, Joris Voorn, Nic Fanciulli, and S.O.S. Presale tickets long ago sold out, but you may be able to pay to ... More >>
via the William Morris AgencyOne One, James Zabiela's beloved collaboration with Nic Fanciulli, is long done. But Zabiela, the flaxen-maned, one-time-wunderkind, is doing more than fine as a solo star. Only 30 years old, but already a pro for the last 10 years, each year sees him developing his t ... More >>
Finally the moment all of you South Beach club rats have been waiting for: The Opium Group has released its official 2010 WMC lineup. With its vast real estate of glitzy big-room venues, including clubs Mansion, Louis, SET, and Cameo, the Beach's ubiquitous nightlife conglomerate is responsible f ... More >>
Yes, while everyone else is running around in a pseudo-art-related frenzy, there are a few big events this week that are absolutely NOT related to Art Basel. It seems almost anticlimactic to talk about them, though, with all the big-deal one-off events going on. Still, here's something for the frequ ... More >>