Happy Presidents' Day. We bring you today's list of occasional links. 1. An incredibly light dessert: the edible balloon. Mmm. Green apple air.2. Food porn: a pizza cookbook shaped like a pizza. 3. This weekend's South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash menu is unveiled, the $225 event hoste ... More >>
I'm currently in mad love with The Recipe Project, the Brooklyn band One Ring Zero's collection of famous chef's recipes set to tunes. The book project started like this:Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp, co-founders of the band One Ring Zero, decided to turn Chris Cosentino's recipe for Brains and Egg ... More >>
J.J. Abrams' Star Trek: proof that a franchise can live long and prosper. Star Trek
The events that happen in childhood shape us, haunt us and turn us into the men and women that will lead the world. It's sociological science fact. When I borrowed a taped copy of Appetite for Destruction from Enrique Fernandez at age nine, I had no idea that 2 Live Crew and NWA were on side 2. I l ... More >>
Brendan OHara & Komakozie - The Big Bounce bring something new to something old.
Last week, we introduced you to Crossfade's latest weekly guest columnist, Brooklyn, the day manager and occasional night-time gatekeeper at the Vagabond. To read a longer introduction about who he is, click here to check out last week's premiere installment of Miami According to Brooklyn.To the pe ... More >>
Prefuse 73 with Eliot Lipp and PG 13Sunday, December 7, 2008Heathrow Lounge, Miami BeachBetter Than: Any of the usual Sunday night mainstream hip-hop club nights. One of the many cool things about Art Basel is all the cool music acts that it brings down to our sandy shores. Case in point, last night ... More >>
How the Beasties went from hip-hop pranksters to musical renaissance men
New hip-hop book provides the oral history behind 36 immortal albums
Total Recall 2012 (Mackrosoft)
L.A. rapper Pigeon John makes nerdy chic look cool again
Church music has never sounded so funky
Joel is back after a seven-year hiatus
Keepin' on the DL
On a busy VMA weekend, Miami raised the art of celebrity worship to new heights
To the Five Boroughs (Capitol)
The e-zine might represent the New Rock Critic Order -- with some controversy
Got spiritual healing?
David/Donna Lee Parsons takes the very last train into the Mouth of the Rat
With Café Tacuba, the only thing certain is change
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Remedy's hard Jewish rhymes are the cure for what ails the ignorant
Where there's a Willis, there's a cult icon who can whup rock's geniuses
DJ pioneer Rob Swift of the X-ecutioners turntable crew isn't just spinning his wheels
"Back to the Eighties II"
Fire & Skill: The Songs of the Jam
What's it like to ring in the new millennium with 80,000 drug-addled Phish fans? Expensive. Noisy. Crowded. Uninspiring.