If there is any lingering question about the mass popularity of electronic music, one need look no further than Electric Daisy Carnival. We'd be remiss to call EDC the "Woodstock of EDM," because even one of rock's most iconic festivals doesn't hold a candle to the production, logistics, and near in ... More >>
See also "Kaskade on EDM Critics: 'Anytime Something's on Top, People Will Be Ripping It Down.' Keep it PLUR, kids. Peace, Love, Unity, Respect ... That's the totally upbeat vibe that seems to motivate each and every moment of electronic dance music icon Kaskade's existence. His tracks soar and t ... More >>
When most people travel, they take double-decker bus tours, buy cheesy souvenirs, snap corny photos, and attempt to immerse themselves in the culture.I recently visited my best friend in Argentina. I didn't take double-decker bus tours around Buenos Aires, though, much to my best friend's horror, I ... More >>
Cartoon and comic strip characters have favorite foods just like real people. Their tastes seem to be rather humble, too -- pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches are often the craving, not filet mignon with sauce Béarnaise or inside-out sushi rolls. Here are ten food addictions of penciled-in (but not ... More >>
Photo by Andrea F.The color yellow has been proven to increase the appetite.In alphabetical order:Acqua in the Four Seasons Hotel MiamiAqua connotes greenish-blue. Acqua connotes the restaurant helmed by chef Patrick Boucher in Miami's Four Seasons Hotel. The Life Acquatic is a movie with Bill ... More >>
via newvintagemusichall.comWe were surprised, but excited to see a show announcement pop up in our inbox for a newish venue called the New Vintage Music Hall. For the downtown hipsters, this is not (that's okay, there are a million shows coming up at Grand Central to keep them occupied.) Th ... More >>
John "Don't Call Me Johnny" MellencampMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, quick snapshots in a book of memories.Sometimes even the briefest encounters can leave the most lingering impre ... More >>
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, after knocking out Chris Cornell in four roundsNow Crossfade isn't taking any steps to become Sunfade for the week, but there's going to be a lot of SunFest coverage. The lineup, which includes Weezer, the Flaming Lips, Nas, among many others, is strong to say the least. A ... More >>
The Rolling StonesGet Yer Ya-Ya's Out! 40th Anniversary Edition (ABKCO)In rock and roll, 1969 was perhaps the most historic year of the 20th Century. Of course both The Isle of Wight and Woodstock went down that year. Black Sabbath and The Doobie Brothers were formed. And, yes, the Beatles broke ... More >>
Who knew three days of peace and music would oppress us for 40 years?
With three storms whirling around us, it reminds us that we are the midst of hurricane season. So from here on out we need to remember a storm-free weekend is a blessing. Let's hope this upcoming weekend remains quiet.Anyway, here is what happened during over the (storm-free) weekend:Woodstock 40th ... More >>
We're all guilty of romanticizing the Sixties. We forget that the era defined by political struggle wasn't always a big, naked party. Civil rights struggles, women's rights, gay rights, and various Chicano movements battled deep-seated ignorance and hate. But the shifting social mores and revolut ... More >>
The Beatles' Let It Be was a sign of the timesNotes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing every Wednesday on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world.&nbs ... More >>
There's a tall tale about female lobsters -- one that's supposed to serve as a grim analogy for womankind. As it goes, two things happen when you're boiling a pot of live lobsters. (1) If the pot is full of males, they will scramble to form a ladder with their bodies and help one another escape. (2) ... More >>
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