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    March 21, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's 20 Best Parties

    Go, raver. Go, raver. Go. Chug a Red Bull. Down a vial of Five-Hour elixir. Pop a packet of Jelly Belly energy beans. The Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week marathon starts now. And it doesn't end till next month. Here are the 20 best parties during WMC and MMW 2014. See also: WMC and ... More >>

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    March 19, 2014

    WMC and MMW 2014's Ten Best Pool Parties

    Ever wondered why Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is held every March in the Magic City? Well, because it's warm and sunny in the MIA while the rest of the country is digging out from under another late-winter snowfall. As we shake sand out of our pockets and get oiled up in itsy-bitsy ... More >>

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    March 17, 2014

    Tiesto on His Next Album, "Red Lights," and Why He'll "Never Stop Challenging" Himself

    Whoa, bro. The world's biggest DJ is finally about to drop a new studio slab? That's right. And though he has continued to let loose a steady supply of Club Life mixtapes (not to mention a full-length as Allure), it's been almost five years since Tijs Michiel Verwest, best known to EDM fanatics as ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    Crosstown Rebels Announces Get Lost Miami 2014 Lineup: Sasha, Carl Craig, 31 Others

    "Special music must be made by special people." That's how label head Damian Lazarus explained the nature of a Crosstown Rebel for Crossfade a couple of years ago. And proving the true character of his crew hasn't changed, Lazarus just announced the 2014 lineup for his annual Winter Music Conferenc ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Ultra 2014 Announces Set Times and Stages

    It's officially Ultra season, beat freaks. Just yesterday, the EDM fest announced its Phase Two lineup, adding Chance the Rapper, Miami's own DJ Craze, as well as the Diplo and Skrillex collab Just U, and 50 other acts to the party plan. But already the Ultra Music Festival peeps have followed up ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    EDM's Ten Best Female DJs

    We here at Crossfade recently got all up in the EDM scene's face about its lack of respect for the ladies. And part of our argument was that women who rave don't get the love they deserve, even though some of the finest talent in the game comes equipped with a vagina. So in the hope of enlightening ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    December 17, 2013

    Ultra 2014 Announces Phase One Lineup: Avicii, Diplo, M.I.A., MGMT, 104 Others

    "It's lineup day!" For the last 21 hours, Ultra Music Festival has been taunting and teasing international beat freaks with its 2014 Phase One reveal. But now it's finally here ... A 105-act roster packed with big-name DJs (Avicii, Eric Prydz, Diplo, Hardwell, Tiësto) and a killer live contingen ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    TomorrowWorld and LIV Miami Partner for 3,000-Person VIP Main Stage

    Alright, so TomorrowWorld may not be coming to Miami. But a slice of the 305 will be making its way to Georgia next month as Belgium's TomorrowLand travels overseas for its first U.S. fest. European EDM promo powerhouse ID&T has announced that LIV will be joining forces with TomorrowWorld as the fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Ten Acts That Could Save EDM

    Listen up, people. If you still think EDM is exciting and fresh, that's a sign you're a newb. The rest of us have been at this party way past our bedtimes, and we keep checking our watches like, "Are you done yet?" But just when we were about to pay our tabs and head home for good, all these great ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    UR1 Festival Tickets On Sale! Right Effing Now!

    See also "Kanye West, Lou Reed, Offspring Headlining UR1 Festival" -- plus "M.I.A., Fun., Seven Others Added to UR1." Hey, kid. No more waiting for the man. The time has finally come. UR1 Festival tickets are on sale! Right effing now! The ambitious first-time art and music festival will be making ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Dennis Ferrer on Commercial EDM: "They See an Easy Customer Who Wants It Fast & Cheap"

    From Deadmau5 pissing off pretty much everyone with his hateful and decidedly hypocritical rants, to a clueless Paris Hilton jumping on the DJ bandwagon and crowning herself the new queen of house with disastrous results ... Hard-working DJs across the underground scene are starting to feel like th ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    When did June become Miami's hottest month? And no, we're not talking about the weather. The arrival of summer has brought electronic dance music's biggest names to the Magic City. From Avicii's tour stop at the American Airlines Arena to Tiësto's Club Life party at LIV, this month has proven to ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Six Best Club Parties on South Beach This Weekend

    General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. You probably don't recognize the name. But General Seguín is the reason you'll tape a felt mustache to your clean-shaven face and inadvertently offend 66 percent of the Hispanic population in the United States on Saturday. Without his leadership, the Mexican arm ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Miami's Best Albums of 2011: Danny Daze's Your Everything/Fall Away From Love EP

    ​To close out the year, Crossfade is picking its favorite albums by 305 artists. Check out the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2011. Danny Daze Your Everything/Fall Away From Love EP (Hot Creations) Despite the 305 being a transatlantic house and techno mecca during WMC, we hadn't really sp ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    DJ Mix by BBC Radio 1's Heidi, Playing Treehouse This Sunday

    ​When it comes to electronic dance music, there's probably no greater benchmark for superior taste than BBC Radio 1. From the eminent Pete Tong's long-standing Essential Mix to shows by esteemed tastemakers like Gilles Peterson and Annie Mac, Radio 1 has been the first to break EDM's cutting- ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Identity Electronic Music Festival Announces Three Ticket Packages for May 20 Presale

    Get your fix with Steve Aoki.​If, like Crossfade, you're a total electronic music junkie, you must be going crazy, chewing your lips, and sweating through your DayGlo t-shirt. You just want that uhntz uhntz. And so far, the Identity Festival has been playing plenty of purposefully secretive game ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Identity Festival Miami Lineup Revealed

    Hercules and Love Affair​More news on the upcoming Identity Festival happening August 25 at the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park: There is now a Miami-specific lineup for the event. And while it unfortunately excludes some of our favorites (Modeselektor and Pete Tong), there are still plenty ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    March 17, 2011
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    January 31, 2011

    Swedish House Mafia Adds Calvin Harris, A-Trak, and Others to Masquerade Motel

    Calvin Harris just scored a room at Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel Miami.​One month, a week, and three days ago, Crossfade dropped the awesome bomb that Swedish House Mafia would be bringing Masquerade Motel back to Miami for an Ultra week explosion of overindulgence and excess. At the ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    December 6, 2010

    Nic Fanciulli Brings the Transatlantic Zeitgeist to SET December 12

    ​British DJ, producer and label magnate Nic Fanciulli has steadily climbed the international ranks over the course of the past decade, positioning himself as one of the biggest stars in electronic dance music. His career had an auspicious start in the early '00s when his fledgling production wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2010

    Chris Lake Tells the World How to Write a Club Anthem

    ​Never heard of UK DJ-producer Chris Lake? Then you're hopelessly out of the loop, because he's one of the greatest EDM stars in the world. Some notable stats: Two Billboard Dance Airplay Chart number ones, several US Dance Chart top tens, and "the best thing to come out of Scotland since Mylo," a ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    August 12, 2010

    Dirtybird Label's Justin Martin Plays Electric Pickle on Friday

    ​Last time Justin Martin played upstairs at the Electric Pickle, the man literally made the floor shake and wobble like we were dancing inside one of those amusement park trampoline tents. With his ginoromously fat gut-rattling basslines and chunky jackin' breakbeats, hardly anyone has given the P ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Electric Zoo Festival: Full Final Lineup Announced

    ​The Electric Zoo festival, which launched just last year, is New York City's somewhat latecoming answer to Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival and Miami's own Ultra -- better late than never, right? 2009's successful inaugural event at Randall's Island Park in Manhattan summoned over 26, ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010
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    April 19, 2010

    Miami Free Times: The Rapture, Iggy Pop's Birthday, and Surfer Blood

    This week we deserve extra credit or at least a gold star. Instead of five free events for the week, we've supplied eight. Monday: Avoid the rain. Stay indoors by making an appointment to see Believe the Hype.Tuesday: Stop waiting around for the Rapture to occur. Go seek it out for yourself at the A ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    WMC 2010: Q&A With Wally Lopez, Playing Mynt, Nikki Beach, Space, and the Surfcomber

    ​​Wally Lopez is hands-down the most well-known DJ/remixer in the world right now representing Spain. Born and still based in Madrid, the bespectacled electro-house champion got his start in radio, first spinning dance grooves on the air at just 13 years old. Over the years, he moved throughout ... More >>

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    March 16, 2010

    WMC 2010: Q&A With Cedric Gervais

    ​Cedric Gervais, Miami's king of Space, has a lot to live up to at this year's WMC. Last year, his moody, slow-burning jam "Mauri's Dream" scored an "essential tune of the week" nod on Pete Tong's BBC One radio show for almost a month running. With that coronation, the track soon became the big-ro ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Justin Martin Plays Electric Pickle on Friday

    ​Miami loves Justin Martin! The San Francisco-based DJ/producer and Dirtybird label co-owner burned up the dancefloors at White Room and Electric Pickle in 2009, cementing his reputation as one of the most crowd-pleasing and oft-anticipated American EDM acts we've hosted in recent years. Martin ma ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009
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    December 15, 2009

    Fedde Le Grand Returns to Mansion this Saturday

    Fedde Le Grand has been a staple of the Netherlands' electronic dance music scene since the early 2000s, when he co-founded the renowned Sneakerz club night in Amsterdam and the Hague. But in the past few years, the Dutch DJ/producer has has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame, starting with the massi ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Wolfgang Gartner Plays Mansion on Saturday

    ​In the world of short-lived electronic dance music fads, electro house is pretty much dead, extinguished by the very intensity with which it alighted on the international dance music scene in 2006-2008. The same brash and abrasive over-the-top sound that made electro house exciting a couple years ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009
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    August 17, 2009

    Techno Sensation Tim Green at Nocturnal this Friday

    ​DJ/producer Tim Green is on fire right now. The young London prodigy has enjoyed a meteoric ascension from bedroom producer to internationally-acclaimed artist since 2006, when his funked-up banging techno productions began to garner the attention and praise of top industry players like Pete Tong ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    Winter Music Conference Event Listings

    Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.

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    March 19, 2009

    Winter Music Conference Event Listings

    Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.

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    March 19, 2009
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    February 13, 2009

    Full Ultra Music Festival Lineup Revealed

    So in addition to yesterday's news of the unexplainable choice of booking the Black Eyed Peas for next month's Ultra Music Festival, the final phase of the lineup has been announced. Notable additions include Rinton, Rye Rye, Surkin, Para One and Shiny Toy Guns to Day 1, and MSTRKRFT, BT Laptop Symp ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    Saturday Night: Deadmau5 at Mansion

    Ivon David RojasDeadmau5Saturday, December 27, 2008Mansion, Miami BeachBetter than: Hip-hop Fridays at Mansion, maybe.What's left to be said about Deadmau5 that hasn't already been said? Virtually unknown in 2007, the young Toronto prodigy skyrocketed to sudden international stardom and relentless h ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    May 15, 2008

    Get Mau5-Trapped

    White-hot producer Deadmau5 hits Mansion.

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    September 6, 2007
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    March 17, 2005

    Hit Parade

    Our annual nonscientific tip sheet for WMC/M3's breakout tracks

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