To some, Valentine's Day is an obligatory Hallmark holiday all about spending hundreds of dollars on romantic dinners and expensive gifts.
But why not just go crazy and get drunk? Bars, lounges, and clubs across the Magic City are cranking up the magic on Valentine's Day with parties, drink speci ... More >>
Over the last few years, Miami nightlife has seen a definite paradigm shift. And it coincides with the emergence of DJ-promotions collective LINK.
The tyranny of commercial dance music and VIP culture on South Beach is being battled each week by parties like LINK's, which cater strictly to undergro ... 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 >>
Seth Troxler We've said it before and we'll say it again: Miami's underground EDM scene is on fire!
This week alone, there are five world-class bookings. And there's a little something for everyone, from the dark minimal techno heads to the leftfield live electronica connoisseurs.
We've got the ... More >>
Maya Jane ColesThe electronic dance music community has always been a major sausage fest. But why? The ladies like to get down on the dance floor just as much as the gents. And they certainly have plenty to contribute behind the decks and in the studio. Nevertheless, for decades, the superstar DJ ... More >>
DJ-producer Dan Ghenacia headlines Listed Plays It SafeIf you're a
regular of Miami's EDM scene, then you've surely attended a SAFE party.
They've been responsible for many of the top international house and techno
bookings of the last several years, hosting memorable recurrent
performances b ... More >>
Troy Pierce just enrolled in Sunday School.As if Sunday School for Degenerates wasn't already a crazy-ass concept, Made Event's decided to dial up the wonk to an an almost unsafe level.
Step One: Expand the deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours. Step Two: Book Richie Hawtin, Tiga, Adultnapp ... More >>
Although Miami's hosted WMC for decades and booked commercial DJ heavyweights at megaclubs like Space for years, it's only recently that there's been a steady influx of quality underground EDM bookings. And if 2010 was any indication, you could almost say the MIA is starting to become an electron ... More >>
It's impossible to talk about minimal techno without mentioning Minus label darling Magda. The Polish-born, Detroit-bred DJ-producer is one of the most highly respected women in the male-dominated EDM game. For over a decade, she's earned cred through hectic touring and an unwavering commitm ... More >>
Indiana-born, Berlin-based DJ/producer Troy Pierce is one of the great
dark horses of contemporary techno. "Dark horse" meaning his rise
through the international ranks in the last decade has been
surreptitious, but also "dark" in the sense that he boasts one of the
gloomiest and murkiest sou ... More >>
It's virtually impossible to speak of local nightlife and electronic dance music culture without touching on Space, Miami's quintessential megaclub. May 22 marks a decade since the downtown venue first opened its doors, putting the MIA on the international clubland map by providing superstars gue ... More >>
Paul Morris started the booking agency AM Only in 1995, while he was a student at the University of Florida. It was a fortuitous time, right when dance music was about to break big into this country's consciousness. As electronic sounds shifted through the rave scene and beyond, AM Only continued ... More >>
Ambivalent is the moniker of NYC-based DJ/producer Kevin McHugh, of Richie Hawtin's prestigious Minus label. McHugh's early production credits include a music series he developed for the multidisciplinary artistic platform Creative Time in the mid '90s. By the mid 2000s he became associated with ... More >>
After a scintillating summer of top bookings that included headliners Steve Bug, Magda, and Troy Pierce, the Techno Loft at Space shows no sign of relenting in its dominance over downtown Miami's big-room techno scene. Saturday night continues the Teutonic trend, with a highly-anticipated perform ... More >>
The Techno Loft at Space has very quickly become Miami's premier venue for the slickest big room international techno, and this summer alone has seen stellar performances by the likes of Steve Bug, Camea, and Adultnapper. Saturday, August 29 brings Minus label legends Magda and Troy Pierce, two o ... More >>
The main room of Soho Studios around 1:30 a.m.My WMC day on Thursday went from swish to underground to somewhere in the middle, and it was interesting to see how conference is holding up across the economic strata. It seems like in the alternate world of dance music, people who have been partying on ... More >>
In the murky underworld of minimal techno, Todd Shillington a.k.a. Konrad Black has made a name for himself through perseverance and continuous innovation. A highly sought-after producer and remixer, this Vancouver native now operates out of the seminal Berlin scene and his Wagon Repair label has em ... More >>