Listen up, beat freaks. You don't have to wait till Friday to get your party on.
Nope. That's for our friends up north, who wish they lived in a city where the champagne is always flowing, the hard hitters come to party, and the uhntz-uhntz never stops.
We're in Miami, bitch. Now here are the six ... More >>
Red Bull gives you wings.
But the Austrian energy-beverage giant also gives you a reason stay up all night. And no, we're not talking about the 27 grams of sugar in an 8.3-ounce can. We're talking about the company's forthcoming 3:30 a.m. sunrise breakfast parties on South Beach during Winter Musi ... More >>
With the kickoff of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week just a little over seven days away, our anxiety has reached an all-time high. Only Election Day voting lines throughout South Florida, it seems, are longer than our WMC Party Guides, and that's becoming increasingly difficult to handle ... More >>
And the uhntz-uhntz continues ...
Last month, the Opium Group dropped its Phase One lineup for Miami Music Week 2013, revealing eight shows at four clubs: Mansion, Cameo, SET, and Mokai.
Now almost exactly four weeks later, the clubbin' conglomerate has unveiled its Phase Two slate, including MMW ... More >>
Y'all ready to get your HARD on?
It's beginning to look a lot like springtime. And as such, electro bangers will soon drown out every other noise Miami generates in a 24-hour period -- construction, traffic, chusmeria -- as part of the March tradition known as Winter Music Conference and Miami Mu ... More >>
There will be an epic DJ battle during Winter Music Conference 2013. But this one won't be fought behind the decks. It's going down on the basketball court.
Yes, the Red Blue Classic on March 19 is WMC's inaugural DJ basketball game -- a chance for enthusiasts of the sport (and Miami isn't short of ... More >>
Beware the Ides of March.
No, not because someone's planning to stab you in the back a la Brutus. But rather because this year's Winter Music Conference kicks off on March 15, meaning you only have about three weeks of fake tanning sessions, CrossFit classes, and detoxing left until you're rolling ... 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 >>
Check out Crossfade's daily WMC and MMW party guide -- plus the fifteen best parties.
The King Rat says, "This is The End."
In less than 24 hours, Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival will be over.
The clubs will close. The uhntz-uhntz will fade. The sticks will ... More >>
After spending the past three days getting wasted and shaking ass all over SoBe, uhntz-uhntz-ing around Biscayne Bay aboard the Tikki Beach, and getting pruney in the Shelborne's pool, you're fucking pooped on partying.
And like EDM quirkmeister Riva Starr's mustachioed clubber baby, you're whin ... More >>
Via facebook.com/groovecruiseQuick, hit the fucking techno siren!
Alert, alert, alert ... If all you beat freaks were planning to "GET WHET" aboard the Groove Cruise next January, there's no time to waste 'cause Crossfade has just received word that the world's largest floating dance music festi ... More >>
Alfred Hitchcock populated his films with blonde women, believing that film audiences would be more suspicious of brunettes.
But when you see two platinum manes bouncing up and down behind Arkadia's decks this Friday, you should suspect that this fair-headed DJ duo is conspiring to do evil thin ... 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 >>
via myspace.com/noreSpitter, not dictator: Victor Calderone Jr., AKA Noreaga, AKA N.O.R.E.For those street heads whose chronic-sucking, crip-walking heyday is 15 years behind them, Queens-born Puerto Rican rapper Victor Santiago Jr. will forever be known as Noreaga.
Partnered up with fellow ... More >>
Sander KleinenbergWhy choose between Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, when you can have both? DJ Mag has decided to do exactly that this year as it once again takes over the Shelborne, and its nightclub Shine, for two weeks worth of parties.Highlights include the return of DJ Mag ... More >>
Photo by Angela MazurRichie Hawtin headlines Sunday School's 2011 lineup.Four weeks and a few days ago, we here at Crossfade notified all party perverts that Made Event's Sunday School for Degenerates would be expanding its deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours.
At the time, there was no of ... More >>
Rejoice freaky party people 'cause Made Event's massive Sunday School for Degenerates throwdown is back for another year. And just as we speculated last week when announcing the Anjunabeats party, class will be convening alongside Ultra Music Festival and not WMC.
Like the 2010 edition (and Abo ... More >>
NYC-based DJ-producer Chris Manik is on fire right now. In little more than twelve months he's made a formidable leap from virtual unknown to internationally celebrated "It" boy, with releases on top labels like Ovum and Poker Flat. Specializing in a delectably deep and bass-heavy fusion of t ... More >>
The Electric Zoo festival, which launched just last year, is New York City's somewhat latecoming answer to Detroit's Movement Electronic Music Festival and Miami's own Ultra -- better late than never, right? 2009's successful inaugural event at Randall's Island Park in Manhattan summoned over 26, ... More >>
4th of July has become synonymous for many a South Beach club rat with the annual IndepenDANCE Pool and Beach Party at the Surfcomber Hotel. Now on its 6th installment, IndepenDANCE has showcased a variety of local and international DJ favorites in the past, including Space regular Victor Caldero ... More >>
Miami loves Victor
Calderone, his big-room tribal house beats and energetic pop diva
remixes for the likes of Madonna, Beyonce, and Whitney Houston are
exactly the sort of thing that gets Miami's mainstream nightlife set off
at the club. The Brooklyn-based DJ/producer had an auspicious career ... 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 >>
It wouldn't be WMC without Sunday School For Degenerates, the legendary Made Event 24-hour party that makes the most of conference's final stretch, this year from March 27 to 28. It's a party where you can come and go at will, and let it all hang out, bloodshot eyes, arid nasal passages, swollen ... More >>
Austin LeedsHere in Crossfade we may always hype up the new or up and coming, but plenty of people come to Winter Music Conference to listen to the old standbys, and we don't blame 'em. It's perhaps the only week in the United States you can catch them all back to back. And if anyone knows how to ... More >>
It's baaa-aaaack.The floodgates for WMC party info have officially opened. Here's the line-up from Made Event, who return as always with megawatt parties, again all on the mainland (yay). Most of the individual talent isn't finalized yet, but the parties are branded pretty much the same as last y ... More >>
JipsySurfcomber - when it's good, it's packed!To read past installments of Diary of a Flasher, click here. Some of you have a three day weekend and like many, will be heading out for a nice vay kay but this chick right here will be sticking it out in good ol' Miami. The weather pretty much sucks, bu ... More >>