Matias Aguayo is not your garden variety EDM artist. Not by a long stretch. In many ways, the Chilean-born producer is Latin America's answer to UK sonic mad scientist Matthew Herbert, approaching the formulaic house and techno genres with an irreverent spirit of experimentation and unconventional s ... More >>
A recent survey asked Latin American citizens to choose the city in which they'd most like to live. They overwhelming picked Miami, with just less than a fourth of the vote. Which once again proves the Magic City really is the capital of Latin America.
The U.S. Supreme Court and President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience.
Between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean on that long, narrow strip of South American land named Chile, there are hundreds of excellent fiestas going down. And nine men collectively known as Chico Trujillo claim to be providing "the soundtrack to every Chilean party from Santiago to Valparaiso." In ... More >>
Born to a French social worker momma and a Chileno father escaping a tyrannical regime, Ana Tijoux is a golden-era hip-hop superfan, rapid-fire lyricist, musical activist, party girl, and pop star. Her youth was spent running wild in the streets of Paris to a rap soundtrack. But at the age of 13, ... More >>
You might remember the Natural Ice beer marketing campaign in which two fans attempted to make the first beer in space. But this is better. How about meteorite-infused wine?Double-u, tee, eff. That's right, an Englishman by the name of Ian Hutcheon created Meteorito, the world's first wine aged w ... More >>
Photo by Eilon PazMonotonix cancelled! Nooo!Holy shit, SoFlo freaks. Can we not catch a break? Last time, Monotonix trekked this far south (or almost, it was Respectables in West Palm), the band's explosive Israeli punk-show-slash-Krav-Maga-exhibition ended prematurely after lead singer Ami Shale ... More >>
Miami may not have completely shed its reputation as a party mecca, even for its full-time residents. But with cats like DJ Manuvers coming up and taking over, we might one day also be known for our work ethic.Of course you might expect some fast action from one whose name is both a noun and a ve ... More >>
Lee KleinA virtual tasting of 8 Sauvignon Blancs from Chile (five of which were D.O.'s) took place last Wednesday evening. The promoters of the evening, Wines of Chile, invited me to participate along with 50 other wine enthusiasts, bloggers, writers, etc. We had all received our bottles in advan ... More >>
Fernando Hartwig South Pacific Specialties partners Francisco Pinto (left) and Damien Claire (right,) and their new friend, the docile Chilean Wagyu bull out to pasture at Andes Wagyu in Santiago. It was the end of June in New York City. The gourmet industry gathering that was the 20 ... More >>
Jacob KatelWalking the red carpet. Last week Crossfade got invited to Greenwich Studios in North Miami where Univision is filming their new mega reality talent competition Viva El Sueño. Univision was holding an industry preview of the program for big-wig executives, rich, important and famous p ... More >>
It turns out that pathetic guy was a wife beater.
via Florida Department of Corrections Tojeiro was released from prison in September 2002 after he served time for beating and stealing from his exes.News reports last week shot around the world -- from the Chicago Tribune to MSNBC to El Mercurio of Santiago, Chile. A spurned boyfriend had plo ... More >>
Music-making and mashups in one seamless mix.
Is a DJ a musician? Some say yes, some say no. If you say yes, what happens when the DJ ditches the turntable and kicks on the Serato? Are they still musicians? And what about the Pioneer CDJ folks? Or the Apple core crowd? Are they musicians too?The question is as old as disco and has been revived ... More >>
Bella Rose's weekend warrior.
Love Hate's resident hip-hop hero.
A store owner is too Christian to serve a gay couple
A Miami Film Fest documentary about Chile's Salvador Allende carries a contemporary message
Argentine tango goddess María Angelica Milán remembers her nine lives
A year ago, three South Florida friends began sewing plush dolls for fun; now they're at the vanguard of a toy revolution
When trade sanctions, bluster, and a few bombs don't work, you gotta try something else
Chilean classics Los Prisioneros come back, this time imitating themselves
Ratones Paranoicos do everything like the Rolling Stones, even conquering the United States
Cuban rockers shift from Lenin to Lennon
After being banned in Cuba, kickboxing is making a run for South Florida fight fans
Chile demands that former secret police agent Armando Fernandez Larios face justice for his role in the murderous Caravan of Death. But he seems to be safe in Miami -- thanks to the U.S. government.
The Sentimental Teaser
Chile's infamous undercover operative Armando Fernandez Larios has lived a quiet life in Miami. But his past is about to catch up with him.
With films from fourteen countries, the Miami Film Festival features a volatile mix of love, lust, and crime