Electronic dance music has conquered Miami. And America. And the world. For more than three decades, it had remained a mostly underground phenomenon, epitomized by illegal raves held beneath highway overpasses in the UK or after-hours parties thrown in downtown Detroit's abandoned warehouses. But o ... More >>
As usual, the City of Miami commission meeting convened at 9 a.m. today. Amid discussion of telecommunication contracts and waste management, our municipal pols will also decide whether vice chairman Marc Sarnoff was correct when he called Ultra Music Festival fans a "urinating, defecating ... thr ... More >>
Contrary to Marc Sarnoff's alarmist claims, EDM fans aren't all "kids on some sort of mind-altering drug" with a fetish for "urinating, defecating, or throwing up" on the streets of Downtown Miami. Just take Irvine Welsh, the 54-year-old Scottish author of Trainspotting and 11 other books. He's bee ... More >>
If Gramps had announced this party a bit earlier, it would have surely make Crossfade's list of best free New Year's Eve events. And in a city where the average general admission ticket for tonight's festivities ranges in the hundreds, it's great to see a solid New Year's Eve celebration cost nothin ... More >>
Underworld, the UK-based electronic duo of Rick Smith and Karl Hyde, has been the vehicle for an audio-video conflux that rose to prominence from the post-acid house scene of the '90s, and really hit the public consciousness after the song "Born Sippy .NUXX" was used to great effect in Danny Boyl ... More >>
When it comes to hipsters, there's a very short list of sports about which they give even the tiniest shit. (This whole phenomenon can be linked back to the punk notion that jocks are nothing but incipient fascists.) Really, you can narrow it down to skateboarding, drug hunting, and soccer. Yeah, ... More >>
Irvine Welsh shall regale a rapt audience at Books & Books.