David Rolland is a freelance music writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
1 day ago | Reviews
If, as a child, the notion of mutilating the neighborhood cat made you a little squeamish, Wednesday night's concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach probably wasn't for you. One half of the all-time big four of thrash metal were in town — Slayer ...
2 days ago | Concerts
Donald Trump is perhaps the most divisive candidate to run for president of the United States, like, ever. And even that's an understatement. So, when YG was planning a new tour, he thought it was the perfect opportunity to let Trump know how he f...
2 days ago | Interviews
You step into a bar in Miami and a live band is playing. How did they get there? They didn't just magically appear. And they didn't just walk into the room carrying instruments and commandeer the stage like a troupe of funky pirates. As you peruse...
4 days ago | Interviews
It’s only fitting that South Beach pool hall Lost Weekend, named for a 1945 Billy Wilder movie, has seen its fair share of random movie stars and celebrities. Like that one time Lenny Kravitz and Michael Stipe shot pool there. Or when Liv Tyler an...
8 days ago | Concerts
To describe Frank Gossner, AKA Voodoo Funk, as just a DJ would be like calling Indiana Jones just an archaeologist. But Gossner, who hails from the southwest of Germany, is so much more. He began DJing in the mid-'90s in Berlin and soon after star...
10 days ago | Concerts
Miami's garage-rock savants Jacuzzi Boys have been a fixture on the local scene for some time, disappearing to tour before popping up again in our neck of the woods every few months. We haven't heard much from the trio lately, but that's because t...