Paul DelVecchio

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Ten Things Deadmau5 Hates Most About EDM

    Who's the biggest hater in EDM? Do we even have to dignify that question with an answer? Deadmau5, AKA Joel Zimmerman, can't go two weeks without making some headline about how he's angry. Or he's sad. Or he's breaking up with his fiancée over Twitter. Or he's quitting Twitter. Or he thinks other ... More >>

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    August 19, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    It's Monday and the last place you wanna be is where you're at right now: stuck inside your cubicle surrounded by stacks of paper, where the only source of light is the dim glare of your computer screen. We get it... Mondays are miserable. But hey, come 5 p.m., you'll be one step closer to Friday a ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Ultra 2013 Starts Now! And EDM Has Conquered Miami, America, the World

    Electronic dance music has conquered Miami. And America. And the world. For more than three decades, it had remained a mostly underground phenomenon, epitomized by illegal raves held beneath highway overpasses in the UK or after-hours parties thrown in downtown Detroit's abandoned warehouses. But o ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    February 20, 2013

    DJ Pauly D Launches REMIX Cocktails, EDM Booze Line at South Beach Wine & Food Fest

    If you're going to listen to a DJ Pauly D set and you care at all about the legitimacy of the art form, you'll need to get very, very drunk. But if you just really like clubbing and tanning and Pauly D, you'll still probably want to get very, very drunk. In either case, Pauly D knows his audience ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Six Best EDM Riders: From Deadmau5 to Pauly D and Diplo

    If Crossfade were a superstar DJ, we wouldn't perform a single show without four cases of cherry vanilla cola, two bottles of Black Label whisky, a picture of our mom, a pink umbrella, and a drumming monkey. That's not even too bad. Just take a look at the ridiculous requests from some of your fav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Deadmau5: EDM Is Commercial Crap, Just an Acronym for "Event-Driven Marketing"

    EDM is a massive crap pile of commercialism. Or, that is to say, EDM superstar Deadmau5 thinks it might be totes lame now. And he's talking about it on the Internet ... Again. In a recent interview, the longtime hater and overpaid button-pusher told Billboard that he thought the industry had becom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Ten Richest DJs: From Pauly D to Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, and Tiesto

    See also "The 15 Richest Musicians: From Jay-Z to Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Dr. Dre" and "Eight Richest Musicians in Their Teens and 20s." Dear haters ... Even though beefcake-y blonde Dutch disc jockey Tiësto is kind of a corporate whore, he's also a pranksterish dude who enjoys talking shit, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Poe Boy Music Group Tries Pop House Music With Kulture Shock

    Poe Boy Music Group, the label that brought you hardcore Miami rappers Brisco and Billy Blu, is getting into EDM with Kulture Shock, a dance-pop group made up of three very good-looking model-type singers named Jase, City Boi, and Stephanie Lecor. In recent weeks, Poe Boy has been heavily promoting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Deadmau5 on DJ Pauly D: Has No Talent, "Typical Bottle-Popping, Play-Pressing Garbage"

    See also "Top Ten Totally Ridiculous Celebrity DJs." When he's not bitching about the correlation of ecstasy and dance music on Twitter or Ultra Music Festival ticket prices, Canadian electro artist Deadmau5 rants about reality TV DJs from the comfort of a custom trailer on the set of his forthcomi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Top Ten Totally Ridiculous Celebrity DJs

    You know why non-EDM fans don't take DJing seriously as an art form? It's because celebrities keep ruining everything. When shit went digital in the mid 2000s, it was the coolest thing to happen since Grandmaster Flash figured how to scratch. And consequently, DJing became more popular, experimenta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Four Summer Music Festivals Featuring Local Miami (and Local-ish) Acts

    Constant intrascene belly-aching aside, a few local (and local-ish) acts are managing to squeeze out of South Florida geographical isolation this summer for big stages. A number of major national festivals are featuring homegrown talent on the bill. And rightfully so. Here's a quick rundown of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Eight Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    ​Bro, what a mission! We just moved into a new place outside the city limits y los vesinos are already starting to piss us off. They've got three huge dogs, one of which insists on barking super early in the morning while the other two stare us down through a crack in the wooden fence. We're l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    MTV Exploits EDM Scene for Web Hits; Compiles Arbitrary "Best of" List

    ​Music Television is seemingly jumping onto the electro dance train, recognizing that beat freaks love making it rain web hits by reading about their favorite DJs on the internet -- a practice Crossfade's all too familiar with, Ultra. About an hour ago, MTV News posted its incomplete list of Bes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Your Anti-Guido Party Guide to Ultra Week in South Beach

    We guarantee guido DJ Pauly D of Jersey Shore is NOT in this guide.​If you're a discerning local EDM lover, then you probably have a love-hate relationship with the month of March. On one hand, it's the best month out of the year in Miami for the sheer awesomeness of parties and bookings. On th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: The Guidette Letter

    via MTVWho knew Ronnie could read?​Some people thought the second season of Jersey Shore wouldn't work because the formerly anonymous guidos had become media superstars. Others thought the move to Miami Beach would take away some of the magic. So far, that hasn't been the case. What's really dragg ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: The Guidos Come to Town

    via MTV​Just a few months ago everything was right in the world. South Beach was home to its own particular brand of party trash, and the world's most famous guidos and guidettes were in their native Long Island/Statan Island/Rhode Island settings. Then MTV shook everything up and decided to set S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Jersey Shore Boys on the Cover of Village Voice's 'Queer Issue'

    ​Any self respecting "Queer Issue" has to have a good six pack on the cover. Our sister publication up in New York, the Village Voice, managed to grab the most talked about abs in the land: that of the Situation.Yes, three of the boys (sorry fellas, apparently no softcore DJ Pauly D) from The Jers ... More >>