Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... 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 >>
Are you ready to spend the next three days penned inside the gates of Bayfront Park like some kinda wild, half-naked, EDM-addled party animal?
With just 18,000 seconds till Ultra Music Festival starts uhntz-uhntz-ing like a raver dry heaving after too many pep pills, you might be frantically pre ... More >>
Photo by Brock Fetch, via the Windish AgencyThe Death SetThe VagabondFriday, March 4, 2011
Better Than: Drinking to the usual indie-dance playlist going on in the other room of the club.The 50-odd people who managed to wander in to the Vagabond's main dance floor area last night for the D ... More >>
photo via the Windish AgencySimian Mobile DiscoWe love the trend Kanye started with his G.O.O.D. Fridays series of MP3s that led up to the release of his last album. Ever the maddeningly savvy businessman, Yeezy proved that free music -- executed well and released with careful marketing -- is an ... More >>
It feels like we are beating a dead horse when it comes to Winter Music Conference vs. Ultra Music Festival news -- even Louis Puig got in on the action by accusing Ultra of forcing booked acts to sign exclusivity contracts (something the festival's been doing for years) and greed.On the other en ... More >>
Photo via the Windish AgencyA couple weeks back, we introduced you to Active Child, the opening act for School of Seven Bells' upcoming Miami show at Grand Central. But we were so busy geeking out over his choral harmonies and harp-plucking that we glossed over the main event itself.So let's corr ... More >>
via the Windish AgencyTheophilus London's This Charming Mixtape, released early last year, was a hit seemingly as soon as the Brooklyn MC hit "upload." There was that clever Smiths-referencing title, of course, which got more than a few click-throughs from people who wouldn't usually be intereste ... More >>
via the Windish AgencySasha headlines Shine on March 27.Since everyone's already buzzing about Ultra, we might as well grapple with the fact that the rest of the WMC announcements are going to be trickling in any day now. Actually, the Shelborne finalized its plans back in early December, but we ... More >>
Rendering of the AwarehouseWhen we last checked in with Dharma, the single-monikered head of the local live electronic band OrganicArma, his biggest project was still more or less a dream. He and the rest of his band had purchased a sprawling warehouse space in Wynwood, planning to turn ... More >>