To hear Dead Milkmen guitarist/vocalist Joe Genaro tell the story about the rise, breakup, and reunion of his Philly-based pop-punk crew, the basis of a successful band is not an interest for fame and fortune, but friendship. It was friendship that drove Joe and the Dead Milkmen's creativity, incl ... More >>
When the Dead Milkmen decided to break up in 1994, it was a different era. Gimmicks like farewell tours were not a thing that bands like the Milkmen did. Those guys were as sardonic a group of punk rockers as you could expect. They adopted ever-changing pseudonyms from album to album and they playe ... More >>
The breadth of DJ-producer Uros Umek's achievements during the course of his two-decade career simply cannot be overstated. Not only did he help kick-start the local electronic dance music scene in his native Slovenia after the fall of the Iron Curtain but he went on to conquer the global techno sce ... More >>
Ernesto Velazquez did not want to sit outside last night. In fact, the 29-year-old who uses a wheelchair was so insulted when a waitress at Finnegan's Road Irish Pub tried to give him a table out on Lincoln Road that he pulled out a pistol and fired into the air.Panicked managers called the cops, an ... More >>
Lady Gaga smells. And we like it. Mother Monster is just two days away from the worldwide release of Lady Gaga Fame, the pop queen's first foray into the retail industry's celebrity-endorsed fragrance market. But if you can't stand to wait another 48 hours to spray Gaga's eau de parfum all over ... More >>
If we here at Crossfade ever manage to get a glimpse at James Murphy's personal day planner, there's a pretty solid chance that the first week of December is perennially empty, except for a short, four-word phrase, presumably written in fat, blood-red block letters: Art Basel Miami Beach. Last ... More >>
An interview with a globetrotting, news-reporting gay porn star.
photo courtesy of ohthescandal.comAmy Winehouse "live" in BelgradeOne of the worst parts of being a celebrity is being constantly watched. See, a normal person at a normal party can get really wasted and almost no one will notice. But when you're a celeb, there's no dancing with your head down. ... More >>
Dragan Roganovic, AKA Dirty South.Building a DJ rep on the back of remixes isn't a new career strategy. But Dragan Roganovic has had a particularly prosperous go at it. Born in Serbia, raised in Australia, and now based out of California, the electro-house head known as Dirty South has been ban ... More >>
Team USA is moving on the knockout round of the World Cup the only way America knows how - with drama and determination and come-from-behind heroics! After overcoming even more crappy FIFA officiating, an unyielding Algerian goalkeeper, England's 1-0 win over Slovenia, goal differentials, and Kom ... More >>
Dirty South's methodical mixing skills can, perhaps, be traced back to the DJ's humble beginnings. Born Dragan Roganovic in Belgrade, Serbia, the encroaching unrest in then-Yugoslavia sent his family packing to Melbourne, Australia when he was 13 years old. Already a budding music nut, young Roganov ... More >>
Double your pleasure at the Two Piano Competition.
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