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.
15 hours ago | Concerts
When Dave Daniels opened Churchill's Pub September 1, 1979, he probably didn't think it would still be thriving in Little Haiti 37 years later. But in 2016, the place is still standing. The Soviet Union has broken up, vinyl has died and been reviv...
3 days ago | Holidays
In December, you start hearing about how people forget the true meaning of Christmas, but what about Labor Day? Does any one out there even know why we get the first Monday of September off every year? Did we win a battle of some kind? Did William...
7 days ago | Concerts
If, perhaps on Family Feud one day, you find yourself face-to-face with the category: Former jobs of folk musicians, you might yell at Steve Harvey things like English teacher, health food store cashier, or, most likely the number one answer, pot ...
8 days ago | Concerts
Though Bro Safari is a DJ name that connotes all kinds of stereotypes of the EDM scene, Nicholas Weiller told the New Times he didn't put too much thought of social criticism into his handle. "I didn't intend to call myself Bro Safari for a long t...
9 days ago | Concerts
Last month when the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in collaboration with Heineken USA, began their Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise money to restore Miami Marine Stadium, they promised donors two tickets to a yet to be announce ...
10 days ago | Concerts
In 2000, a record emerged onto the scene asking a simple question: Who Is Jill Scott? 16 years later, we've got an idea. One part neo-soul, one part hip-hop, and another part deep poetic verse, the answer was a timeless talent. "I'm Barbara Streis...