Nicole Moudaber is a veritable cultural force, a fearless revolutionary.
She was organizing the very first electronic dance music parties that the Lebanese capital of Beirut saw in the years following its horrific civil war. It was a dangerous time for anyone, let alone a woman pushing a Western m ... More >>
Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse.
But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
When one club closes, another one opens. Well, at least that's the how it goes in Miami.
Wedged between clubs that have been bringing drunken shenanigans to NE 11th Street for years (including Space) is the strip's latest addition, Therapy Miami.
The new party spot will be launching tonight. And ... More >>
Who will survive Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week 2013?
With UMF becoming a two-weekend behemoth and WMC/MMW turning into a ten-day smackdown, the month of March in the MIA has officially become an insane EDM endurance test. And here is the most important rule: Do ... More >>
With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup.
Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>
Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Ultra Music Festival has announced its Phase 2 lineup. So let's not bother with the formalities.
Here's who's been added: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Dog Blood (Boys Noize & Skrillex), Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Loco D ... More >>
Legendary fitness guru and Florida State University alum Richard Simmons is 64 today. And frankly, he doesn't look a day over 64.
The peppiest man in short-shorts is a true testament to healthy living, proving one jumping jack at a time that dedication, dancing, and dieting can keep you looking li ... More >>
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Last month, we here at Crossfade had a chat with second-wave Detroit techno legend Rick Wade about "disposable tracks" vs. "substance."
One of Wade's homeboys from that second wave is celebrated DJ-producer Stacey Pull ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
Carl Craig says, "Get off the white stuff, beat freaks."The United States of America is totally addicted to the white stuff.
Strung out, fat, unfocused, cranky, fiending -- we are a nation of shrubby slaves to the cane, cube, and spoonful whose bodies (and minds) could never be called beach-read ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellJohn Digweed during MMW 2011.The official start of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week is less than a month away, and local venues are starting to reveal all the beat-wrapped goodies.
One of the bigger juggernauts of the week, of course, is the Opium Group, which ... More >>
Miami isn't just some metaphorical cheap beach motel where the electronic dance music industry from overseas gathers to mingle and party during WMC. No, it's also the place where some of the world's top EDM brands are actually born.
Case in point: Flying Circus, the long-standing WMC party conceive ... More >>
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 >>
David Guetta does Opium.When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>
Sander KleinenbergWhy choose between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, when you can have both? DJ Mag has decided to do exactly that this year as it once again takes over the Shelborne, and its nightclub Shine, for two weeks worth of parties.Highlights include the return of DJ Mag ... More >>
Earlier this week, we previewed Nic Fanciulli's upcoming December 12 show at SET. The last twelve months have seen the acclaimed British DJ-producer positioned as one of the top EDM stars in the world, while his esteemed Saved imprint continues to enlist some of the most talented producers in the ... More >>