Only 13 parties? That's sooo last year. With the passing of NYE after NYE, it becomes necessary, if you're just as addicted to bubbly and ball drops as Crossfade, to increase the number of hotel galas, megaclub blowouts, and downtown throwdowns on your personal end-of-year itinerary. It's called se ... More >>
The fight for Dada Land has stalled. Yesterday, Olle Corneer and Stefan Engblom of absurdist Swedish electronic dance music duo Dada Life had their IDs seized by customs while trying to board an airplane to Miami. They weren't slated for sets at Ultra Music Festival 2013. But lately, Corneer and E ... More >>
In the immortal words of hip-pop visionaries Loving My Friends and Others, more commonly known as LMFAO: "We're in Miami, bitch." In fact, we here at Crossfade are drink-all-day, play-all-night, party-rocking freaks who spend every Thursday-through-Sunday getting wasted in the megaclubs, wearing Va ... More >>
Yes, Avicii is a huge name in house music right now. But what do you really know about Tim Bergling? Sure, you've heard "Levels" a million times. You can see he resembles a young Leonardo DiCaprio. And you're probably aware that he's setting off on North America's first all-arena EDM tour. But be ... More >>
facebook.com/peterbjornandjohnHey, PB&J! Come to MIA!On Monday, we wrote a letter to Fleet Foxes about their upcoming tour. We assured them that Miami's music scene is on the up-and-come, and promised that if they came down here, we'd willingly fork over the price of admission for a night of ... More >>
Swedish House Mafia's junior member Sebastian Ingrosso.Unfortunately, the rabidly anticipated Ultra week edition of Swedish House Mafia's Masquerade Motel is still 59 days away. So all you overeager party people need to just chill and figure out a positive way to spend those megawatts of pent-up ... More >>
If he hasn't already made plans to build himself a giant geodesic disco dome atop the Fontainebleau Hotel, Swedish House Mafia member Steve Angello's top priority in 2011 should be purchasing a prime SoBe condo. Ever since he and fellow Mafia men Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso headlined the main ... More >>
Brooklyn-based indie-poppers The Drums aren't what you think they are. Sure, they put out their Summertime! EP, filled with beach-themed tracks like "Let's Go Surfing," "Down by the Water," and "Submarine." But they actually mentioned to us recently that they probably wouldn't go to the beach if ... More >>
Alexi Delano Plays Space on SaturdayThe weekend has two stellar bookings in store for Miami's techno heads: Tony Rohr at the Electric Pickle on Friday night and Alexi Delano at Space on Saturday. Brooklyn-based producer Tony Rohr boasts releases on esteemed labels like Cocoon, Clink, and Wea ... More >>
Joris Voorn is playing SET on SundayClearly the action at last week's Detroit Electronic Music Festival carried over to Miami this weekend, because it's just nonstop stellar bookings Friday through Sunday at various hotspots throughout the city. Friday, June 4To start things off tonight, the ... More >>
The Turkish-German culture clasher does White Room.
Once upon a time – the mid- to late Eighties, to be precise – heavy metal ruled the rock landscape. On the pop side, of course, there were the infamous hair bands. But on another, more underground but no less popular side, were a number of faster genre offshoots, presided over by a pantheon of g ... More >>
For such a relatively short existence, few bands have excited such extreme reactions in the heavy music world as the Orlando-based quartet Trivium. Formed in the earlier part of this decade while the members were still teenagers, the band’s 2003 full-length debut, Ember to Inferno, messed with the ... More >>
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