You know that cliché that goes, "You can't eat your cake and have it too"? It probably came from one of our broke friends up north who spend their weekends staring at the wall and watching reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond, because that's all there's to do since they don't live in Miami. Lucky fo ... More >>
The Cure pretty much summed up how we all feel about the work week with their 1992 hit "Friday, I'm In Love." "Monday's blue. Tuesday's grey and Wednesday too. Thursday [we] don't care about you. It's Friday, [we're] in love" with the cheap parties, boozy libations, and great music you bring us all ... More >>
Every hipster millennial had their Killers moment. These kids vehemently yelled "Mr. Brightside" in the shower, and then on the bus to school (since it was 2004, and Discmans were still in), they packed an extra set of Duracells for a habitual Hot Fuss morning sesh. Over the years though, overwe ... More >>
How the hell do you pronounce oOoOO? Well, we here at Crossfade can't advise you there, because we totally forgot to ask Chris Dexter, the man behind the moniker, when we spoke to him this week. What we can tell you, is that he's not exactly thrilled about you calling his sound witch house. "It f ... More >>
If you're anything like the average American, you spend at least 40 hours a week slaving away in a cubicle. Yep, you work hard. But chances are you play even harder. And you friggin' deserve it. The good news is you don't have to blow all your hard-earned cash on beer, parties, and debauchery. All ... More >>
You know how you can tell a rock star from any average Joe on the street? Their hair, duh. Real rock stars have crazy quaffs. You see a rock star with lame, everyday hair, and you can rest assured they're just a poser butthead. Same goes for people on the street. If you don't know who they are, bu ... More >>
Dr. Michael Salzhauer is an outlier in the already strange world of Miami plastic surgeons. He's as talented as his competitors, but "Dr. Schnoz" is famous for his wacky stunts like his notorious "Jewcan Sam" video, a plastic surgery patient fashion show, and offering free Botox to his Facebook foll ... More >>
Meet Brass Knuckles, a three-man production team that moonlights as a live electronic band. Repping the 305 to the fullest, Danny D'Brito, Tony Livadas, and Anthony Pisano have played all the biggest venues while also producing their own reoccurring party, Electrik Circus, at Grand Central. Over th ... More >>
It's the last weekend of 2011/first weekend of 2012. If you haven't already spent your Christmas bonus on a gaudy pair of Tory Burch flats (ladies) or bulky Air Jordan XI Concords (fellas), there are plenty of ways to burn through a couple hundred bucks over the next few days. From New Year's E ... More >>
New OrderOur sources at Ultra Music Festival have leaked some big news, telling us that an appearance by New Wave icons New Order at this year's festival has been confirmed. The band, of course, is best known for hits like "Blue Monday," "Age of Consent," and "Bizarre Love Triangle," all of whic ... More >>
Topping the list of artists we'd never expect to see at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Korn just announced a November 9 engagement at the house Jackie Gleason Live Nation built. Thirteen years ago, Jonathan Davis and company released its big breakthrough album, Follow the Leader. It debuted atop the ... More >>
Read Crossfade's review of Interpol's August 2010 show in Miami. Back when Paul Banks and Interpol first crawled out of the NYC indie underground in the very early Aughts, the whole post-punk revival thing seemed seconds away from completely conquering pop music. But the hugely hyped, grunge-le ... More >>
Turn that shit off! You're making Santa sad!Shitty Christmas music makes Santa mad. Hey, the guy's gotta drive 'round the whole world and the last thing he wants on such a long road trip is crappy tunes. And that means all the CDs he throws out of his sleigh end up falling down your chimney. Whic ... More >>
Do the dougie with Cali Swag District.Sometimes we have to wonder what the hell people are on when they come up with these ideas. This week's nightlife lineup features a hit song about a dance that no one really understands, a cocktail benefit for boobies, and two DJs who seem a little bored.Cali ... More >>
The duo comes to town on the Honda Civic Tour September 4.
Photo by Ian WitlenClick here to view photos from Black Kids at the Vagabond.Black Kids With Pop Glow The Vagabond, Miami Friday, July 2, 2010 Better than: Dancing in your underwear a 'la Tom Cruise in Risky Business -- hey, we know you've all done it. The Review: The first room at the Vagabo ... More >>
If you're a fan of Bauhaus, U2, The Cure, Interpol, Bloc Party, She Wants Revenge and many others, then you've probably heard of Ian Curtis without even realizing it. The lead singer of the now defunct Joy Division has been a major influence on all of the above mentioned bands with his deep, dron ... More >>
photo by the CobrasnakeYes, Jared Leto has been a certified heartthrob for more than 15 years now. But unlike many actors who moonlight in vanity acts, Leto makes serious work of his decade-plus-running band, 30 Seconds to Mars. In fact, it was as an aspiring musician that he first headed to L.A. ... More >>
photo by kara StarzykIf it is true (as surely it must be) that in the world of pop music there is nothing truly new under the sun, then surely a budding pop star has no choice but to steal from the best of everything that's come before. Okay, so stealing from everything might make for a bit of ... More >>
Tom Wilco Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of The State OfSno Cones, The State Of, AfrobetaFriday, July 17, 2009Propaganda, Lake Worth Better Than: The metal show I saw later Friday night at the Poorhouse. The Review: XX-chromosomes and some serious musical variety ruled the night Fri ... More >>
Image via myspace.com/bullfrogeatz Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog is a professional caterer and personal chef to the Boss, Rick Ross. Short Order recently spoke to Bullfrog via email and asked him a few questions.New Times: What's your name, where you from, what do you do, how did you get started?Chef Jerem ... More >>
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