In almost month, Ultra Music Festival will kick off its six-day marathon of EDM madness in Bayfront Park and with it bring a slew of electronic acts to Miami, some of which you can catch pretty often at Miami-area nightclubs and others that rarely (if ever) make Magic City cameos.We were really hopi ... More >>
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Two weeks of tour dates have just been canceled by Passion Pit. And the reason: Frontman Michael Angelakos needs "to take the time to work on improving [his] mental health."
So far, most of the tour remains intact, including Passion Pit's South Florida show at the Hollywood ArtsPark on October 23. ... More >>
Who's in the mood for a music festival? We are!
Thankfully, we don't have to wait long 'cause Sunfest kicks off tomorrow on the sunny West Palm Beach waterfront, running through the week till Sunday, May 6.
The line-up boasts 51 artists bringing everything from rock to hip-hop, reggae, punk, and d ... More >>
Holy time-lapse! Where'd January go?
February seemingly came out nowhere and that silly little groundhog's predicting another six weeks of winter. This has been a really crazy week. Oh, and happy Black History Month.
Plenty of gnarly shit's going down this weekend en la playa. And per usual, ... More >>
Photo by Cathy IzaguirreNancy WhangWith KrispElectric PickleSaturday, July 9, 2011Better Than: Well, that's a tough one. The problem with overly hyping a DJ set from an indie music icon is that you'll almost always be left disappointed. We'd like to preface this review by stating the following: T ... More >>
Walshy spins hot fiyah!For those of you with real knowledge of the Caribbean music scene, the name DJ Walshy Fire is a household staple -- kinda like Crystal Hot Sauce and Febreze Air Freshener. And similar to both products, Walshy (real name Leighton Paul Walsh) delivers both mouth-watering fire ... More >>
Passion Pit hated the Ultra experience but loved the food.Restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog Eater does a series of food interviews with musicians, called Sound Cheque (get it?). This week, it interviewed Passion Pit bassist Jeff Apruzzese, who has visited Miami twice this year -- ... More >>
via their MySpace pageTokyo Police Club wowed us at the Fillmore just last weekend when they opened up for Passion Pit. But their sugar-high charged sweet sounding tunes are no match for an alternative rock legend.Bassist for the Smiths (yes, that Smiths) Andy Rourke has taken it upon himself to ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerClick here to view photos from this event.Passion PitWith Tokyo Police Club and BrahmsThe Fillmore Miami BeachSunday, June 13, 2010Better Than: Anything I expected ... and expectations were high.The Review:If you're reading this, I'll assume you're a Passion Pit fan. Either th ... More >>
It's all about balls this weekend.Thanks to our proximity to South America, Miami cares a little bit more about the World Cup than most U.S. cities. Still, it's no England, where half of all workers bees are expected play hooky from their day jobs to watch a little footie at the pub. On the other ... More >>
With a thoroughly buzzed-about debut in Manners and a national tour well underway with a string of sold-out dates, it's safe to say Passion Pit's graduated from its humble college beginnings. The Beantown band's reality today is a far cry from its beginnings as a one-man dorm room project by ... More >>
Passion PitPrior to their Ultra Music Festival booking, Passion Pit was already scheduled to play at the Fillmore Miami Beach on June 13. But it wouldn't be a complete Miami concert appearance without the obligatory afterparty. That's where the Overthrow, Poplife, and One Fifty come in to ensure ... More >>
Jamaican me crazy Major Lazer!We are only about a week away, but we're pretty sure you haven't forgotten that Major Lazer is bring its crazy mix of dancehall-meets-electro to Grand Central May 15. If that wasn't awesome in itself, Poplife has announced that Passion Pit drummer Nate Donmoyer, AKA ... More >>
Pirate StereoAnother Winter Music Conference in the books, party people. And if you're reading this, it means you survived, which is commendable in and of itself. One always comes out the other side a little worse for wear, but satisfied. This year was no different.Friday we passed by Bayfront Pa ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenLittle BootsClick here to view photos from Day 1 at Ultra.Little Boots, Passion PitUltra Music Festival at Bicentennial Park, MiamiMarch 26, 2010Better than: Anything LMFAO brought to the stage.I'll admit right off the bat, the only reason I attended the first day of Ultra Mus ... More >>
We will save our review for Ultra Music Festival Day 1 for another post, but we just quickly wanted to post video of Little Boots and Passion Pit's performances on the main stage of the festival. We actually left right after Passion Pit's turn because the days were a bit unbalanced, so we decided to ... More >>
A couple of months ago, British electro-indie-art-rock-retro-pop guy Dan Black made his first trip to Miami to play Dirty Hairy at LIV. (Check out a video here.) That night, he sat down with the New Times to talk about emerging music genres, ex-bandmates, copyright squabbles with the bride of B.I ... More >>
At 24, Burns has a DJ career most would be envious of. But his meteoric rise has been because of the hard work and dedication he's put into his craft -- and well, a shout out from the likes of Annie Mac, Mylo, and Calvin Harris doesn't hurt either. He'll be releasing the lastest installment in his E ... More >>
Photo by Michael EltonDangerous Muse hopefully bringing more than just their looks to Coco De Ville.Barely a month old and Coco De Ville (2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) at the Gansevoort South Hotel already has a pretty hot Winter Music Conference lineup. The Miami-outpost of the LA lounge has b ... More >>
In the early- to mid-aughts there was a huge deluge of post-Strokes revivalists that flooded and clogged the scene. Sometime around 2006, it all hit critical mass, Casablancas and Co. went on indefinite hiatus, and the thing began to die. Meanwhile, a new trend -- electro-tinged, indie pop mash-ups ... More >>
Photo by Chrissy PiperPassion PitHere comes the Ultra Music Festival shuffle! You have to remember nothing is concrete even on the day of the festival (Bloc Party canceled last year at the last minute). According to an official press release from Ultra's organizers, indie-rock band Passion Pit ha ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to view past top-sellers.Best-sellers for the week of July 6-10:via journalstar.comMichael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Number Ones" albums topped the chart at Uncle Sam' ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for the week of June 22-26:via myspace.com/ponyponyrunrunPony Pony Run Run's latest album rose to #1 this week on WVUM's ... More >>
The Mission Veo is a local favorite on Nova's Radio X.Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists for South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to read past installments.University of Miami - WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice"The Voice is dedicated to playing music ... More >>