Patrick Walsh

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    October 6, 2014

    III Points Festival 2014's Music Set Times

    III Points, three days. The second annual edition of Wynwood's music, art, and tech fest has finally made the big reveal of its 2014 music sked. Day by day. Hour by hour. So snatch up some last-minute tix. And check the cut for III Points' music set times. See also: Win Free Passes for III Points ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    Modern Love A/V Show: "Taking Techno Out of the Club and Into the Art Space"

    Miami's electronic music scene has grown by leaps and bounds in the past decade. But some of its local movers and shakers feel our city has yet to embrace the music's artistic potential outside the context of nightlife. "It's important for the music to be separated from the club," SAFE's Diego Mart ... More >>

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    July 21, 2014

    III Points Festival 2014 Lineup Additions: RJD2, Bob Moses, DJ Tennis, Ten Others

    Three months till III Points. For the second straight year, Wynwood's homegrown music, art, and technology festival will flood its native hood with stellar bands and solo acts, street artists and performance types, tech startups and hacktivists. Obviously, though, we here at Crossfade are most hyp ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    III Points Festival Announces 2014 Lineup: Lykke Li, Flying Lotus, 66 Others

    III Points Festival is back. And promising "68 acts, one warehouse, three days." Last year's inaugural celebration of music, art, and technology was by most accounts a success. But some communication and organizational kinks are two things the III Points team is working hard to overcome for its sop ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Miami's Klangbox.FM: "Spotlighting the Incredible Talent We Have to Offer"

    They're among Miami's most beloved DJs. You can catch them playing out most weekends at one hotspot or another, including for their Scaramouche party alongside world-class headliners. And they're also among Miami's most respected underground dance music tastemakers, thanks to their Nightdrive blog ... More >>

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    January 9, 2014

    Session Victim: "We Follow Wherever Inspiration Takes Us"

    Magical things happen when Berlin DJ-producers Hauke Freer and Matthias Reiling surrender to the disco gods and channel those cosmic funk-soul frequencies. "Session Victim refers to the way we jam in the studio," Freer tells Crossfade, explaining the duo's unique choice of moniker. "We don't aim to ... 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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    September 17, 2013

    III Points Festival Announces Music Schedule

    Dance parties, mosh pits, panel discussions, afternoon barbecues, EDM-lecturing-slash-hair-cutting sessions ... Over three days in October, the III Points Festival will be bringing "a conference ... a conversation," as co-organizer David Sinopoli told us, "an intellectually stimulating thing" to Wy ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    The Black Madonna: "If I Never Put Out Another Track Digitally, It Would Be Too Soon"

    The Black Madonna (AKA Marea Vierge-Noire) has a bone to pick with the current state of dance music. Particularly online digital distribution and the decline of analog audio formats like vinyl and tape. After all, she came up during the golden age of rave, before corporate "EDM" co-opted electronic ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    The Cure pretty much summed up how we all feel about the work week with their 1992 hit "Friday, I'm In Love." "Monday's blue. Tuesday's grey and Wednesday too. Thursday [we] don't care about you. It's Friday, [we're] in love" with the cheap parties, boozy libations, and great music you bring us all ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013

    Chico Mann Talks New Music and Returning to Miami: "First Stop Is Palacio de los Jugos"

    Chico Mann's new album, Magical Thinking, sounds like a mix of Company B, P-Funk, and every freestyle song ever. It's a sound characterized by classic machine drums, catchy synth lines, funky guitar chops, thumping bass, and party-ready female vocals. The Brooklyn producer has been making waves thr ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    So it's the weekend and all you wanna do is drink, dance, and drink some more. But there's one little detail stopping you from having the best weekend ever: you're broke. But just because your pockets may be a little on the empty side this weekend, doesn't mean you can't party it up. Check the cut ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Egyptian Lover: "I'm Bringing Back the Old School, Be Ready to Dance"

    Most of the club rats getting down to electro and booty bass these days are too young to remember the scene's old-school pioneers like Egyptian Lover, AKA Greg Broussard. After all, most of us were still learning how to crawl (or hadn't even been born yet) when Broussard was already mastering the ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    If you can make it through Memorial Day weekend in Miami, you can make it through practically anything, including the dreaded work week ahead of us. But if you're still stuck in party mode and are in need of a little motivation, good music will do the trick. Here are the five best concerts to chec ... More >>

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    May 14, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Sure, we all look forward to the weekend... But when artists such as Duke Dumont, Baauer, and others of the caliber are the ones putting on a show almost every other day of the week, chances are the unthinkable may happen: you'll likely catch yourself looking forward to, say, Tuesday or Thursday ni ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    Why hello there, Friday! We've been waiting for you all week. And now that you're finally here, we're throwing a two-day bash especially for you, one that consists of music, concerts, and booze. The best part? It won't cost us more than 10 bucks. In your honor, Friday, here are the ten best musi ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    LCD Soundsystem's Pat Mahoney Coming to Bardot Miami on May 16

    As a unit, LCD Soundsystem is no more, and the chances of James Murphy reuniting the bunch are slim. He recently told Spain's Terra Networks that while he respects and appreciates the public outcry for a reunion, it's best for the group members to explore different options. Former LCD member Al Do ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    Miami's Top Five Free NYE 2013 Parties

    Imagine the holidays didn't leave a hole in your pocket and you had $100,000 to party with Future at Cameo for New Year's Eve ... Your cup would be overflowing with endless Patrón, Belvedere, and Moët & Chandon Rosé Champagne and you'd get to meet the rapper himself. Eh, maybe next year. Luckily ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    South Florida Web Awards: Meet Your Music Blogging Nominees

    To say the web ties worlds together seamlessly with invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. So New Times is celebrating Miami's greatest with our first annual South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured online media from news, to arts and culture, to food and music, and Twitter and I ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Wynwood Radio's Fourth of July Party: Free Booze and Rare Grooves at Wood Tavern

    Who wants more than cheap beer and Lynyrd Skynyrd on Independence Day? Well, Wynwood's Wood Tavern will be hosting a special Fourth of July edition of Backyard Boogie featuring cocktails, food, and lots of tunes, all to benefit Wynwood Radio and the work of local groundbreakers like our city's loc ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Best of Miami 2012 - Best DJ: Laura (of Miami)

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 issue June 12 online and June 14 in newsstands.Best DJLaura (of Miami)

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    June 4, 2012

    Laura (of Miami) Leaves WVUM and Takes Vamos a la Playa to Wynwood Radio

    On May 7, Laura Sutnick, AKA Laura (of Miami), said goodbye to her longtime Monday-evening slot on WVUM. Her show, Vamos a la Playa, was arguably one of the station's most recognizable, thanks in large part to Sutnick's mix of indie rock, dance music, and local acts. Why did she leave? You've got t ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Todd Terje Drops That Cosmic Disco Groove at Electric Pickle Miami on May 24

    Remember all those minimal techno gems from 2005? Neither does anyone else. That's because minimal is mostly dull, monotonous, nondescript dance-floor fodder. If you ask us, it takes melodies and hooks to truly distinguish a dance track and give it the kind of timelessness imbued in the baroque cos ... More >>

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    March 25, 2012

    Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2012: A Daily Party Guide

    ​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 >>

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    March 21, 2012

    WMC 2012: PillowTalk on Breakthrough Success and Destroying All Genres

    San Francisco's Samuel Doylestien, Ryan Williams, and Michael Tello are all accomplished DJ-producers. But as PillowTalk, they've been making even bigger waves. This year alone has seen the threesome signed to some of the most hotly tipped labels in the international house and techno scene: Visionq ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Fujiya & Miyagi Get Dark and Dreamy at the Electric Pickle May 26

    ​Sometimes electronic music can be soul-crushingly boring. But fans can't tell the difference because they've been hypnotized by a series of bleeps and bloops. In a few years, however, when trends change and the difference between what's good and not good is revealed, Fujiya and Miyagi will rema ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Set Times for Sweatstock 2011

    Go psycho at Sweatstock with Panic Bomber.​Are you ready to go psycho with Sweat Records, Panic Bomber, and the other 35 local noise fiends set to invade the Little Haiti record shop, its parking lot, and the entirety of the Churchill's Pub complex in t-minus five days? Well, we here at Crossfad ... More >>

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    March 9, 2011

    Bardot's WMC 2011 Lineup: Eyes Lips Eyes, LazerDisk SexParty, Young Empires, and Others

    Jill Weisberg​Speakeasy and small live music venue Bardot has really brought the 'burbs and the beach to Midtown since it opened a few years ago. North of Space and west of South Beach, it's right off the highway, so Winter Music Conference partiers will find their way there easily, with ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    UK Tech-House Sensation Subb-an Recounts His Breakthrough Year

    ​It's been a sensational year for DJ-producer Ashique Subhan, or Subb-an, as the international EDM community knows him. Over the last twelve months, the young UK native exploded onto the scene out of nowhere and already boasts an auspicious list of credits. Highly-charted releases on top labels ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Kevin Yost Talks Electronic Jazz and the Disposability of Modern Music

    ​Deep house has made a remarkable comeback in the last few years. A great deal of EDM producers have shifted their sound from the more percussive minimal techno style prevalent in the latter half of the '00s and towards the deeper, melodic end of things. The deep house genre owes quite a bit to ja ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Two New Miami Music Blogs You Should Be Checking Out: Nightdrive & Miami Grime

    ​Let's face it: Miami sucks when it comes to music blogs. Places like New York, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle all have better online music presence. That's not to say there aren't people out there trying. We already crowned Off the Radar the city's best music blog, while Crossfad ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Record Store Day: Full Sweatstock Schedule Posted

    ​As you may have heard about 2,112 times already, Record Store Day is Saturday, and Sweat Records (5505 NE 2nd Ave., Miami) has posted the full schedule for the Sweatstock extravaganza. (Previously: "Radio-Active Records Unveils Details of Saturday's Record Store Day")The free, all-ages block part ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010
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    June 24, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: DJ PJ of the Remote Controllers Jumps in the Dubstep Arena

    Dj PJ hard at workIn a crass display of blatant commercialism, Patrick Walsh a.k.a. DJ PJ has posted his version of a Dubstep mix for free download.  This genre is an outgrowth of the English rave and garage scene that takes some elements of UK garage blends it with Grime rhythms and some two s ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009

    Free Mix by DJPJ, Spinning at the Awarehouse this Saturday

    Patrick Walsh aka DJPJ who has been making waves at the News Lounge at Nightdrive and occasionally at Psychic Tuesdays over at Bella Rose is making a DJ appearance at Artwalk's Awarehouse this Saturday, May 9. You can expect an eclectic and varied set with plenty of rare grooves and b-sideish stuff. ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    The Upper Eastside Shifts into Overdrive

    And we refuse to make a citizen’s arrest for speeding.