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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Jill WeisbergSpeakeasy 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
DJ PJPatrick 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 s ... More >>