Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival are all over.
But this is Miami. We don't just part one week out of the year. We keep the beat alive all year long! Some of the DJs can't stand to leave, and can you blame them? We've got the sexiest floors, the most lavish VIPs, a ... More >>
Do Denmark's very-hyped, babyfaced post-punks Iceage represent The Shape of Punk to Come?
That slogan was coined by Refused -- another set of Scandinavian agitators, this time from hardcore-obsessed Sweden -- as the title for a 1998 opus-collage of the various rock music microhistories.
Of course, ... More >>
When Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello announced their career-ending One Last Tour, saying goodbye to 26 cities across every continent, we here at Crossfade lamented, "Miami's not included."
But we also doubted "a group who had a huge hit called 'Miami to Ibiza' an ... More >>
The end is near.
Swedish House Mafia's Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, and Steve Angello just revealed the 26 dates for their One Last Tour in a most melodramatic fashion, announcing each new show about a minute apart.
The world will be excited to know that the SHM guys are saying goodbye to almost e ... More >>
We love chocolate and for years, researchers have been finding ways for chocolate to love us back. In the past, we've found out that chocolate (the darker the better) is actually filled with antioxidants, has anti-clotting properties (much like aspirin), and can lower blood pressure. Not to mention ... More >>
When American socialites start DJing, it's never pretty. But when Swedish duo Rebecca and Fiona hit the studio, the rest of the world takes notice for all the right reasons.
These fashionistas are more than just pretty faces, they're masters of the modern synth-pop sound. That's why Kaskade tapped ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller.
In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
Thanks in no small part to a certain House Mafia, Sweden is becoming synonymous with electronic dance music to the mainstream masses of the world.
But if there's one artist who's truly repping his country, it's DJ-producer and label magnate John Dahlbäck. He's been pumping out his own brand of edg ... More >>
For every fat, drunk American football fan who couldn't even sit (or, uh, dance) through Madonna's 12-minute Super Bowl XLVI halftime bonanza, there are millions of giddy pop music fans in party towns like Istanbul, Zagreb, Warsaw, Kansas City, and St. Paul who'd be totally willing to blow their ... More >>
Ikea, Volvo, and electro-pop music -- that's what we think about when someone says Sweden.
And speaking of the European Union's third largest country by area, Swedish indie outfit Little Dragon is almost here!
Earlier this year, the Gothenburg-based group released its third studio album, Ritu ... More >>
When a human being celebrates a birthday, you bring a gift. But when a luxury hotel throws a big-time anniversary blowout, you bring Brooklyn rapper, singer, and all around stylish motherfucker Theophilus London.
Tonight, Mr. London will be kicking out an acapella freestyle version of "Happy B- ... More >>
Even in this rapidly changing media environment, there's one golden rule any news publication worth the paper its printed on still abides by: a strict wall between sales and editorial. Well, the Daytona Beach News-Journal has decided to offer bonuses to its editorial staff for selling a ... More >>
With last night's temperatures reaching down into the 30s and a repeat expected tonight, you might think you're experiencing a bit of Scandinavian winter weather. Ok, not quite. Try frigid temperatures AND total darkness for most of the day for several months. In fact, according to the ancient Ju ... More >>
That's Right Lebron, I'm Talkin' To YouAs reported by Lesley Abravanel, LeBron James gave Barton G. some tweet love, writing that it "has the BEST presentation of food, drinks and dessert I've ever seen in my life".Listen up, LeBron: I'll go one-on-one against you in restaurant reviewing anytime, ... More >>
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) sure doesn't think so. The courageous congressman should be applauded for having introduced legislation aimed at preventing businesses from writing off advertising of junk food targeted towards children. Specifically, congressional measure HR 4310 would prohibit any ... More >>
We've lost track of the hype-backlash-hype-backlash cycle that aims to tell us whether it's currently "cool" to like Vampire Weekend or not -- but who really cares. The band's sophomore album, Contra, achieved the previously unthinkable feat of scoring number one on the Billboard charts. It was welc ... More >>
Pitbull has the crowd going crazy to his version of "How Low Can You Go" live in this performance footage from a May 4 show at Fryshuset in Stockholm, Sweden.Maybe it's not until you see this that you realize how big Miami culture is on a global scale. Keep in mind that before Ludacris put his ra ... More >>
lee kleinlook at them lumps of crab!What it is: Tenderloin of beef presented Oscar-style on crouton, topped with crabmeat, asparagus, and béarnaise sauce. Veal cutlets are classically used for this dish, which is named after Sweden's King Oscar II.Looks tasty, right? But where it at?Keep going f ... More >>
Jackie SayetDon an exoskeleton, devour theirs Let's face it. There are many reasons to love IKEA, and food is not one of them when you are a foodie. At the cafeteria, pre-made wraps and salads, plus desserts and a hot line
straight from the freezer, hardly equal fuel for a day of comb ... More >>
Former Gov. Jeb Bush sat down with the Wall Street Journal for a lil chitchat, and after getting it out of the way that he would never, ever want to be honored on President's Day, he starts getting hyper-excited about the Swedish education system. "The idea that somehow Sweden would be the land of i ... More >>