Angel Melendez is an unabashed geek and a massive music nerd. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University and an accomplished failure at two other universities, Angel is a lush and an insufferable know-it-all, and has way better taste in music than you.
22 hours ago | Concerts
When Rhye, the down-tempo indie R&B outfit featuring satin-voiced singer Milosh, visited Miami for the first time, the crowd at the North Beach Bandshell not only welcomed the group with open arms but also allowed the quiet moments of the...
14 days ago | Interviews
Jorge Drexler will never be a huge Latin pop star. Then again, the 53-year-old actor, doctor, musician, songwriter, and Grammy and Oscar winner has a list of accomplishments some of his flashier contemporaries never will possess. That list also in...
19 days ago | Concerts
Lana Del Rey returned to the BB&T Center on her LA to the Moon Tour Thursday night. A grateful mob of mostly women fawned over her every move. At the outset, it was a challenge to comprehend this fanaticism, but by evening’s end, it was plain to s...
21 days ago | Concerts
When the Verve Pipe performs at the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center this Thursday, it will be the first time in years that founder and lead singer Brian Vander Ark will play a Florida gig that isn't in someone's living room. "I've been b...
23 days ago | Concerts
Since her major-label debut, Born to Die, Lana Del Rey has been fascinated with the concept of death. That fixation served her well on her latest record, the ironically named Lust for Life. The opening lines of the title track find Del Rey croonin...
1 month ago | Interviews
Leas says his classical training affords him a more natural and smoother entrée into the world of bass, beats, and bounce.