Rolling Stone just farted out a list of turds and called it the "25 DJs That Rule the Earth."
But we here at Crossfade have got more than a bone to pick with them about it. Not only is this list completely nonsensical and asinine, it plays like a tired attempt at relevancy by a dancing corpse that ... More >>
Joel "Deadmau5" Zimmerman is a go-big-or-go-home kind of guy.
When he opens his mouth, he's not going to sugar-coat his opinion. And when he opens his wallet, he'll spare no expense to provide fans with the ultimate audio-visual experience.
That's why he didn't hesitate to drop a guap on his new ... More >>
Rick Ross (AKA The Bawse) is gonna appear shirtless and covered in ice on the cover of this month's Rolling Stone as he continues to push God Forgives, I Don't.
But thanks in part to Crossfade contributor Jesse Serwer, we don't have to wait to get inside the MMG man's massive dome.
J ... More >>
The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly.
While he's putting everything into a solo, Neil Young's face looks like his electric guitar sounds: flush with feeling, vaguely threatening, and thoroughly aged. Not old as in frail, but vene ... More >>
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After spending the mid-1970s repeatedly slapping the Queen with the knobby end of his spit-soaked Sex Pistol, pioneering British punk John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) decided to take a break from all that endlessly ... More >>
Our country's divided. However, it's not President Obama's failed promises or Mitt Romney's tired rhetoric that's causing this nation to feud; it's electronic dance music.
On one side of the proverbial aisle, we have the disciples of mainstream electro giants like Tiësto and Swedish House Mafia. ... More >>
Wearing a low-cut dress and a matching black head wrap, Against Me! singer Tom Gabel looks remarkably feminine in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
Soon, the 31-year-old punk rocker will begin taking hormones and undergo electrolysis procedures that'll help Tom become Laura.
After ye ... More >>
Shuffling through Record Store Day release bins this past Saturday left us feeling empty. Sure, we picked up some fine RSD stuff and supported local business. But all we really wanted was a Van Halen seven-inch.
Wait! What's that? If we buy Van Halen's A Different Kind of Truth after May 4, David ... More >>
Ricardo Arjona isn't your average Latin pop star.
Don't expect to catch him staring longingly into the camera or frolicking in the surf with some leggy beauty in his music videos. If you're hoping for a heartthrob, look elsewhere -- though we've been told he has a certain rugged appeal.
In fa ... More >>
Neil Young's extreme audiophilia -- that is, his obsession with acoustics -- sometimes borders on insanity.
For example, every minute of his 2010 album, Le Noise, produced with acclaimed rock technician Daniel Lanois, was recorded live, exclusively during full moons and using Lanois's pipe organ ... More >>
Sticks and stones may break their bones, but words really hurt Nickelback. According to a recent article on rollingstone.com, Nickelback is "annoyed with all this constant ridicule." They're sick of taking cheap shots from critics for their lame brand of mainstream radio rock, and they're especia ... More >>
Whether you're dropping mad bills on contemporary art at such-and-such satellite festival or stalking celebrity art collectors at the Miami Beach Convention Center, there's one thing about Basel week that everyone can agree on: It's all about the afterparty.
Case in point: The Electric Pickle. N ... More >>
England's favorite frumpy, never-been-kissed, feel-good-story of 2009 has a new album, Someone to Watch Over Me, dropping November 1. And it's generating mad buzz with the 55-to-70-year-old demographic.
Susan Boyle's new record will feature a sweet blend of slow jams ranging from Joni Mitchell' ... More >>
Chris Cornell will be unplugged at the Fillmore.Grunge gandpappy Chris Cornell has announced his first-ever solo acoustic tour, stopping at the Fillmore Miami Beach on November 6.
Cornell is most noted for his work with early Sub Pop signees Soundgarden. But he was also a member of 2000s supergr ... More >>
Facebook These dudes are prepared to deal with any natural disaster. Rolling Stone Magazine. There was a time when landing the cover meant you had officially arrived as a relevant rock 'n' roller.
But the print industry's dead and it's all about the internet. In the digital age, you've official ... More >>
Bro comedies are big business in Hollywood right now, and the story of a Miami Beach stoner who suddenly becomes a major arms dealer seems right up the bro-cinema alley. No surprise then that Todd Phillips, the director The Hangover and Old School, has optioned the right to a Rolling Stone articl ... More >>
To most casual internet browsers, Kiki Kannibal is just some girl who achieved dubious viral internet fame back in the MySpace-happy days of 2006 for sporting one of the world's most hideous haircuts.Five years later, Rolling Stone details the quick rise and tragic personal fall of the ... More >>
Photo by Samantha West Twin Shadow.George Lewis Jr. (AKA Twin Shadow) is Dominican-born, Florida-raised, and New York City-bred. What's in a name? Lewis was close to his sisters growing up, particularly to his twin. He has a thing for the nostalgic -- some of his lyrics for his debut album, ... More >>
The afternoon Tupac Shakur died of cardiopulmonary arrest and respiratory failure due to multiple gunshot wounds on September 13, 1996, the rap game changed instantly. The words "Thug Life" and "Makaveli" were never the same, and hip-hop enthusiasts the world over mourned the loss of a great musi ... More >>
Uncle Luke confirmed Elena Kagan before the U.S. Senate did. Turns out Luke's Gospel is indeed the word, the truth we all seek. Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell penned an opinion piece on Elena Kagan, which was cited by several national media outlets, including Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone ... More >>
Okay, so we don't think independent record stores in South Florida are
going anywhere -- hello, Sweatstock, Record Store Day -- but that
doesn't mean they're thriving everywhere else in the country. That's
what I Need That Record: The Death or Possible Survival of the Independent Record S ... More >>
Well, it seems that Miami's most famous Colombian resident is once again making waves, and this time it has nothing to do with heated debate over Juanes' well-meaning Peace Without Borders concert in Cuba (which didn't go quite as planned). It's not even about the release of his upcoming and much ... More >>
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Surfer BloodEvery day, RollingStone.com publishes news on the music industry as part of its Rock and Roll Daily blog. Each day averages about 25 stories. And yesterday, between "Led Zepplin II Turns 40" and "Lenny Kravitz: I Want to Work With Jack White," the site's ... More >>
Porn star Sasha Grey specializes in making hipster boy's tight jeans even tighter. In addition to starring in skin flicks, she's a burgeoning alt-icon and has modeled for American Apparel, posed for fashion photographer Terry Richardson, appeared on the cover of Vice and stared in Steven Soderb ... More >>