It's Friday and come 5 p.m., you'll want to run out of the office as if you were escaping the zombie apocalypse.
You rush home with the intention to get ready for one of the last parties of WMC, but then realize that you blew all your money on all the other parties at the Clevelander, Shelborne, an ... More >>
Tickets to Ultra Music Festival: $299.95. Winter Music Conference passes: $475. Seeing all your favorite DJs and producers: Priceless.
No, it literally won't cost you anything. The best kept secret of the whole WMC and Miami Music Week party train: you can catch some of the hottest names in the gam ... More >>
Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
Art Basel Miami Beach is officially in full swing.
So even though we've already hit you with the ten best EDM parties and the fifteen best parties period ... The awesome arty parties just won't stop keep cropping up.
And the best thing about these six? Some of them are totally free!
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Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... 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 >>
Maybe you're planning to spend the entire weekend performing glowstick tricks at Ultra Music Festival. Or enjoying the lavish amenities at Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Hotel. Or bleep-bloop-ing around Biscayne Bay aboard the Biscayne Lady.
But if not, you need a beat-freaking plan. In total ... More >>
Ever since the internet turned every last drip-drop of intellectual property into the featured item at an ever-extending, all-you-can-download digital buffet, nobody's even sure if concepts like "underground" or "mainstream" exist anymore.
But Chicago electro-hop diva Kid Sister straddles the li ... More >>
Get Hard 'cause it's almost time to cruise.
Nine months ago, Crossfade reported that the Los Angeles party posse, electronic music festival, and touring club event run by Gary Richards (AKA Destructo) was planning to take its electro steez to the high seas aboard the MSC Poesia, sailing out of P ... More >>
Photo by JipsyIt lives on.Still feeling bummed about Bar closing? Get over it already!But if you are feeling truly inconsolable, Grand Central has some good news: It's acquired Bar's iconic pool table. Of course, the table been around since 28 NE 14th Street was PS14. But Bar made it a star when ... More >>
Photo by Lex HernandezRemember when Diplo played a secret set at Bar?Over the last year and a half, few Miami venues have impacted the local scene as significantly as 14th Street's Bar.
After taking over the space formerly occupied by PS14 and setting up a replica of New York City bar Max Fish ... More >>
Paul Morris started the booking agency AM Only in 1995, while he was a student at the University of Florida. It was a fortuitous time, right when dance music was about to break big into this country's consciousness. As electronic sounds shifted through the rave scene and beyond, AM Only continued ... More >>
J-Wow of Buraka Som Sistema (front) making his Miami debut during WMC.Finally, here it is. Poplife has announced its annual WMC party, and not a moment to spare -- cutting it close there kids. This year Miami's perennial hipster party is teaming up with Mad Decent and Fool's Gold to bring you Mad ... More >>
A-Trak and Armand Van Helden are Duck Sauce.Every Winter Music Conference, one the best parties is the Fool's Gold showcase. It rarely disappoints and the lineup tends to change at the last minute as special guests arrive to take over the decks.This year lineup, which is taking over the soon-to-b ... More >>
Ian MeyerIf you missed Fool's Gold co-founder, Nick Catchdubs, during Winter Music Conference, don't make the same mistake twice. Not going to rehash too much on why Catchdubs holds a special place amongst many blog-house (electro-house/nu-rave/whathaveyou) fans, except that he is genius when in con ... More >>
photo by Ian MeyerSo you wanna be a hotshot DJ with your own hip record label? It's not as easy as you might think. But it can be done. And if you're Nick Catchdubs of Fool's Gold, it can be dynamite! New Times caught up with the ever-explosive head-spinner on the eve of another Winter Music Confere ... More >>