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.
2 days ago | Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami is getting a new record label, WaxRomantix, courtesy of Stephanie Lima and Natalie Smallish, and they want to be everything to everyone, including artists and fans.
10 days ago | Concerts
Vicious traffic, nightmare parking, long security lines, crap weather – there were plenty of hurdles to clear Sunday night to get to American Airlines Arena, but it was well worth it to see the one and only, Jay-Z. This was the weekend for big eve...
15 days ago | Interviews
Many people find pleasure in the simple things: cooking, reading a book, relaxing at home, and hanging out with friends. It turns out that award-winning, globe-hopping rock bands find the same amount of joy, if not more, in such unpretentious norm...
16 days ago | Essay
Before they were slinging mud at each other on escalating dis tracks, Jay-Z and onetime mentor Jaz-O were collaborating on one of Jaz-O’s more successful singles, “Hawaiian Sophie.” It’s the sort of goofy, good-time pop rap from the late '80s that...
20 days ago | Comedy
Before any questions are asked, Tracy Morgan is already off and running. “We love Miami, me and my wife. My wife wants to go to Versace and eat dinner one night. I want you to print that. My wife, Megan Morgan, wants to eat at Versace.”
21 days ago | Interviews
According to NME, QTY is the NBT. That sentence might not make sense to many, but Dan Lardner, the lead singer of NYC two-piece QTY, would probably love it. Joined by guitarist and longtime friend and collaborator Alex Niemetz, the 27-year-old Lar...