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  • Swelter

    published December 25, 1991

    The holiday season, and it's beginning to feel a lot like celeb time. Models. Fashion vampires. The famous and not-so-famous everywhere, selling... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published December 25, 1991

    I totally screwed up - so what else is new? - a Screaming Iguanas of Love feature I'd hoped to publish in this issue of this newspaper. Somewhere... More >>

  • Berlin's Walls

    published December 25, 1991

    There was no giant crowd of underdressed and/or primped-up poseurs. No giant video screen relaying images of the evening's stars. A basketball... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published December 18, 1991

    I try to avoid using this space to plug myself (do too) and last week was a refreshing reminder why. Under the sadly mistaken impression that I... More >>

  • On the Schmooze

    published December 18, 1991

    I don't know about you, but I had a blast at the South Florida Rock Awards, even staying for seven hours, almost all of them on my feet. That was... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published December 11, 1991

    Is this the tiny part of the year during which it's okay to be kind to people and generous? I always forget which week people give instead of... More >>

  • Local Is As Local Does

    published December 11, 1991

    The term is not perfect, but it's useful and expedient: Local rock scene. And what a great one this is. Dozens of thoroughly professional bands... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published December 4, 1991

    Everywhere you turn, with the exception of George "Mr. Denial" Bush, it's the same story: "We're just getting by, what with this recession and... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published November 27, 1991

    What this town needs is some new trends, fads, something, anything, new. Oh, all right, we'll take something borrowed, then. Rave, the British... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published November 20, 1991

    Ya know snowbound New York rock-industry hotshots have their calendars blocked out, and so should you, even if you aren't escaping the big chill.... More >>

  • Jeff Lemlich Feature

    published November 13, 1991

    The four-year-old drowning victims, the urban fire that ravages too many lives, the cold-blooded street shooting, there's not much he can do about... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published November 13, 1991

    Things are different now. Pee-wee Herman. Kathy Willets. Jimmy Swaggart. Willie Smith. Clarence Thomas. It seems like a 2 Live Crew album come to... More >>

  • Born to Win

    published November 13, 1991

    I saw rock & roll's future and its name is Bruce Springsteen --Jon Landau To settle back is to settle without knowing "Jackson... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published November 6, 1991

    Unlike a year ago, this autumn seems to be devoid of rampant censorship. Thank goodness, 'cause the F-Boyz are back in town. Long before there was... More >>

  • Square Deal

    published November 6, 1991

    All local bands face their obstacles. Some acts are considered too weird, others too straight. Some have been jerked around by major labels,... More >>

  • Shooting Star

    published October 30, 1991

    Charles Trahan, co-star of Miami's popular rap duo Young & Restless, doesn't belong here. He should be in a recording studio. Or on MTV. Here, at... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published October 30, 1991

    Since May 2, 1968, Miami has had a true radio alternative in the form of WVUM-FM. From reggae to rap to local bands, from the obscure to the... More >>

  • Plump Up the Volume

    published October 30, 1991

    This town definitely ain't big enough for me and Paula Abdul. On the strength of four number-one singles, Forever Your Girl sells ten... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published October 23, 1991

    The choice had to be made: become a cop killer or go into rehab. Decisions, decisions. The traumatic turning point came September 28 at, naturally... More >>

  • Factory Work

    published October 23, 1991

    From the Beatles to Bruce, from Petty to the Pixies, worthwhile careers and weighty influence begin with songwriting. Musical ability, sonic... More >>

  • Wanna Be Like Mike?

    published October 16, 1991

    Though it's still being defined, it seems to begin with Bruce Springsteen and it might just end with Michael Molina. The pontifications and... More >>

  • 'Ad 'Mone on the Rise

    published October 9, 1991

    The Ramones sell out! We've all been waiting fifteen years to say that, never had the opportunity until now, until two Marlboro Men in a beer... More >>

  • Long Replayers

    published October 9, 1991

    When it comes to crafting original music, no songwriter can match the invention, diligence, intelligence, poignancy, or power of Bruce... More >>

  • They Wrong the Songs

    published October 9, 1991

    A few weeks back we presumptuously told you what are the 40 coolest cover songs of all time. Great songs, and great fun for us. But God put evil... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published October 2, 1991

    Let me state just two things before I go so you won't forget: The South Florida Rock Awards (the third annual) is going to be awesome this year... More >>

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