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.
2 days ago | Concerts
Few times and settings in rock history have as deep a mythology as the Sunset Strip of the late 1980's. As lead singer for L.A. Guns, Phil Lewis had a front row seat for all the guitar solos and debauchery. "It was like I died and had gone to heav...
10 days ago | Concerts
Add the band Jaialai as another name to know in Miami's rock scene. The four-piece is set to release its debut EP, When I'm on the Run, June 14. It will include three songs that are chill enough to serve as background music but also groovy enough ...
16 days ago | Concerts
Reel Big Fish started off at the perfect time for a ska band. Just as groups like No Doubt and Sublime began dominating rock radio in the mid-'90s, the Southern California six-piece started gaining attention for horn-heavy, punk-influenced ska. Sk...
21 days ago | Concerts
The greatest rock band of the 21st Century will finally return to Miami this fall. Arcade Fire yesterday announced 20 dates for the Infinite Content Tour, including a show Saturday, September 23, at the University of Miami's Watsco Center. Road-tr...
24 days ago | Concerts
In most corners of the world, summer is the season when people shed layers of clothes to show off their skin, crank up the air conditioning to unnaturally frigid temperatures, and discover which parts of their bodies are prone to leaving sweat sta...
1 month ago | Concerts
When Miami based record producer Nick León was planning to start his own record label, his first thought was to ask III Points founder David Sinopoli for advice. "It was around this time last year I started thinking about all the musicians I knew,...