Nicolas Jaar

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    October 16, 2014

    Bardot Miami's Fifth Anniversary: "Still Fresh, Still Exciting, Still New"

    It's hard to say what the greatest show at Bardot has been, but that time Dwayne Wade rented out the Wynwood lounge in 2012 to throw Gabriel Union a 40th-birthday pajama-jam was one for the books. "Doug E. Fresh played," starts David Sinopoli, the guy responsible for booking all these shows. "He's ... More >>

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    September 22, 2014

    Banks - Grand Central, Miami

    Banks Goddess Tour With Movement Grand Central, Miami Sunday, September 21, 2014 Better Than: Hiring an elf to tell your ex to go fuck themself. We're not sure if you're aware of this or not, but bitches love Banks. Like, we knew she was an extremely talented and passionate song-writer. We knew sh ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Brick House, "Drinking Den and Music Venue," Opens in Wynwood

    Welcome to the 'Wood, Brick House! The bar may be Wynwood's latest watering hole, but everything about the drinking den is vintage, from antique National Bohemian beer cans to the building that it calls home. Dating back to the 1920s, the house on 187 NW 28th Street has been around since the days ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Basel 2013: Thursday Party Guide

    Welcome to the weekend, friends. Oh yeah, it's Thursday. (Don't worry. You did not fall into an art- and booze-induced coma. Yet.) We here at Crossfade simply prefer to get the party started approximately 24 hours earlier than usual during Art Basel Miami Beach. Why? Partly because we're still dru ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Basel 2013: Ten Best Parties

    Who's ready to arty party? Oh yes, you beautiful and brainy bastards, we're about to begin another edition of Art Basel Miami Beach week. But as we all know, four whole days spent wandering through exhibition after exhibition of world-class cultural artifacts just ain't enough. We also need four wh ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

    Sure, there's plenty of art to be seen during Art Basel Miami Beach, er, Art Basel in Miami Beach. But, let's be honest: You're in Miami. You aren't looking to spend your entire day at the convention center or inside some tent. You want to make irresponsible decisions once the Miami sun goes down. ... More >>

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    November 18, 2013

    Kendrick Lamar Private Party at Mana Wynwood For Basel December 4

    Music and art enthusiasts! Get out those calendars, those red and black pens, and put them to work for you. The upcoming Art Basel 2013 schedule of events is thickening, and even now, we've got some serious news you want to hear. We're more than stoked to say Kendrick Lamar is officially performing ... More >>

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    August 16, 2013

    Wolf Lamb's Five Essential Crew Love Jams

    When Brooklyn DJ-production duo Wolf Lamb launched their eponymous label in the late noughties, bringing like-minded artists such as Soul Clap, No Regular Play and Nicolas Jaar into the fold, they planted the seed of what would eventually blossom into the Crew Love collective. The Crew now inclu ... More >>

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    March 24, 2013

    Ultra Music Festival 2013's Lineup and Set Times

    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 >>

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    March 16, 2013

    Ultra 2013: Boys Noize, Crystal Castles, and Nicolas Jaar Live!

    We're going to be honest with you. When Ultra Music Festival announced its entire 2013 live stage lineup, we were underwhelmed. The scope of the roster was perfect, but it seemed to lack the kind of anchor act that sets the standard for everyone else. Last year, Ultra had Kraftwerk, Miike Snow, DJ ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    February 26, 2013

    Gato y Disco WMC 2013 Lineup: Azari & III, PillowTalk, Tensnake, and More

    "Before Adam and Eve, God created disco and cats -- God was Spanish, of course," say the Young Hearts. Sounds like the kind of God who could have created Miami -- America's tropical, hedonistic disco Garden of Eden.Disco cats are the concept behind Gato y Disco, Young Hearts' exclusive WMC event and ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Fifteen Best Concerts During Art Basel Miami Beach 2012

    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 >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    November 30, 2012

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Music Guide: Acts Announced So Far

    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 >>

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    August 15, 2012

    Voices of Black Talk Dance Battles, Partying With Models, SpaceGhostPurrp's Raider Klan

    The international house scene has seen a major paradigm shift in recent years. Stark and soulless minimal techno gave way to deep melodic soul and slow-mo grooves, with the influences of disco, rare groove, and even hip-hop seeping into the four-on-the-floor mold and breaking it. The start of this ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    PillowTalk and Five Other Live Acts Redefining Electronic Dance Music

    Disc jockeying is certainly a respectable craft. It requires certain skills, like programming a track selection and beatmatching/mixing records. But let's face it, we give DJs way too much credit -- all they do is play records. There's something about the improvisational spontaneity and the hands-o ... More >>

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    November 23, 2011

    Nicolas Jaar Names His Top Five Rock, Pop, and Electronic Jams

    Electronica wunderkind Nicolas Jaar is many things. But he's definitely not a genre purist. After all, this is a guy who name-checks minimal techno DJ Ricardo Villalobos and Ethiopian jazz maestro Mulatu Astatke in a single sentence. Jaar's live sets, in particular, are kaleidoscopic sonic ta ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Miami's Five Best Electronic Dance Music DJ Crews of 2010

    ​Although Miami's hosted WMC for decades and booked commercial DJ heavyweights at megaclubs like Space for years, it's only recently that there's been a steady influx of quality underground EDM bookings. And if 2010 was any indication, you could almost say the MIA is starting to become an electron ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Listen to DJ Mix by Gadi Mizrahi of Wolf Lamb, Playing Electric Pickle Tonight

    ​Since lighting up the international scene as one-half of production duo and eponymous label Wolf Lamb, DJ-producer Gadi Mizrahi has emerged as one of the most influential tastemakers in EDM today. From their Brooklyn homebase to European dancefloors in London, Ibiza, and beyond, Wolf Lamb hav ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Dinky Drops a DJ Mix, Playing Electric Pickle This Friday

    ​Chileans have certainly made their mark on the international EDM scene -- Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Alexi Delano and Nicolas Jaar were all born and/or raised in Chile, just to name a few. So was Alejandra Iglesias, AKA Dinky, a Berlin-based DJ and producer who's been in the game for a good dec ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    Get Physical Label Releases Eighth Anniversary Compilation

    ​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 >>

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    April 7, 2010

    Random Album Review: Wolf Lamb - Love Someone

    ​Wolf LambLove Someone (Wolf Lamb)Few artists have generated as much buzz in the EDM underground this last year as Brooklyn-based DJ/production duo and eponymous label Wolf Lamb. Along with like-minded label consorts Lee Foss, Nicolas Jaar, and No Regular Play, Zev Eisenberg and Gadi Mizrahi ... More >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Wolf Lamb, Art Deco Weekend and Manatees Tryouts

    With the cold weather long gone, South Florida came out of hibernation and in full force. Plenty of events keep the area busy with activity as the high season seems to finally be in full swing.Wolf Lamb at Electric PicklePhoto by Nicole Cussell​NYC label Wolf Lamb took over Electric Pickle Fri ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Q&A with Nicolas Jaar, Playing Electric Pickle Tonight

    ​Young prodigy Nicolas Jaar has enjoyed unprecedented international acclaim in the last couple years through his association with the Wolf Lamb collective and a growing body of work widely praised for its distinctive and genre-defying sound. Born in NYC and raised in Chile, Jaar found equal part ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Q&A with Gadi Mizrahi (Wolf Lamb) Playing Electric Pickle on Friday

    ​Since alighting on Brooklyn's underground dance music scene with partner Zev Eisenberg in 2001, DJ/producer Gadi Mizrahi has emerged as one of the most influential tastemakers in the wider international network of EDM labels and collectives. As a DJ and co-owner of the Wolf Lamb imprint, he has ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    PL0T Presents The Wolf Lamb Experience at Electric Pickle on Friday

    ​2009 was a big year for Wolf Lamb, the NYC-based DJ/production duo and eponymous label responsible for some of the most exciting and imaginative new sounds in electronic dance music. From their growing cult following, centered around the infamous "Marcy Hotel" parties in Brooklyn, to their rece ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Wolf Lamb and No Regular Play at Electric Pickle on Friday

    ​Few contemporary dance music labels, even by underground vanguardist standards, can take credit for the sort of daringly forward-thinking and wildly imaginative flavors that have come to distinguish Wolf Lamb Music in recent years. Founded by the eponymous DJ duo of Zev Eisenberg and Gadi Mizra ... More >>