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  • Program Notes 7

    published June 1, 1995

    I find the song selection and those songs' ordinal placement on Bruce Springsteen's chart-topping Greatest Hits album transcend any chronological... More >>

  • See How We Are

    published May 25, 1995

    Send a professional photojournalist into the streets to capture images of the homeless and you'll likely end up with portraits of a cliche. The... More >>

  • Program Notes 6

    published May 25, 1995

    This Saturday the place to be is actually two places. As mentioned here last week, the Florida Music Association presents an expo and a concert on... More >>

  • Program Notes 5

    published May 18, 1995

    ­Basta! It's like a joke, a running joke, a sick joke. Yes, another important local rock club is shutting down. This time it's Rosebuds, which fo... More >>

  • Program Notes 4

    published May 11, 1995

    One of the coolest-vibe clubs on South Beach, one with extra friendly service and reasonable prices and a clientele made up of people whose... More >>

  • Program Notes 3

    published May 4, 1995

    Florida is best known in the rap world for a genre called bass, that beat-heavy, thump-thump-boom sound you actually can feel coming out of... More >>

  • Children's Ward

    published May 4, 1995

    A corridor on the second floor of Miami Children's Hospital in southwest Miami is set aside as the Observation Unit, a part of the sprawling... More >>

  • Program Notes 2

    published April 27, 1995

    A few weeks ago, Bobby Johnston, lead singer for psycho punk maniacs Load, was sitting in the studio of WAXY during the Beast and Baker Show as... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published April 20, 1995

    Is it a scene yet? Whatever you think of the press coverage provided by corporate media outlets A the Miami Herald, New Times, et cetera A you... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published April 13, 1995

    We've got five years, man, that's all we got. (Sorry, Mr. Bowie.) But it's true, the millennium is quickly running out on us, and I consider it a... More >>

  • Rotations

    published April 13, 1995

    Toadies Rubberneck (Interscope) One month ago in Austin, Texas, during the annual South by Southwest Music & Media Conference,... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published April 6, 1995

    He wrecked his truck, got stabbed, run over, and lost a finger. His wife ran off with his best friend. He got shot, chased by large crowds of... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published March 30, 1995

    A beautiful riff that dates as far back as Louis Armstrong's "Wonderful World" visits town twice this week, showing up in the Floating Men's "Call... More >>

  • Treasured Isle

    published March 23, 1995

    A paved two-lane street called Arthur Lamb Jr. Road snakes through the 1000-acre island known as Virginia Key, veering here and there as it nears... More >>

  • Shoot the Homeless

    published March 23, 1995

    Ever since the camera was invented, it has been used to capture images of despair and destitution, evocative glimpses into the eyes of the less... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published March 23, 1995

    The music industry virtually shut down this past week while every flack, hack, and sad-sack musician in the land converged on Austin, Texas, for... More >>

  • Rotations

    published March 23, 1995

    Marianne Flemming III Chords & a Bridge (Mermaid Records) Despite the album's title, Marianne Flemming's acoustic-guitar driven... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published March 16, 1995

    Lamenting the demise of the vinyl configuration for recorded music is at this point as tiresome and pointless as the Simpson trial. The "wax" many... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published March 9, 1995

    This space is devoted to musical reportage and commentary. It is not supposed to be an obituary column. Sadly, fate isn't cooperating. I remember... More >>

  • Get Back, JoJo

    published March 2, 1995

    JoJo hasn't seen another bear since he was separated from his mother as a cub. Never having hunted or fished, he subsists instead on dog food,... More >>

  • Program Notes

    published March 2, 1995

    The Replacements were considered by many to be the best rock band in the world about ten years ago. Let It Be (1984) and Tim (1985) captured the... More >>

  • Program Notes 45

    published February 23, 1995

    Sometimes the best way to measure the health of your pond is to find out who's dipping their toes into the water. On that basis, Miami's rock... More >>

  • Program Notes 44

    published February 16, 1995

    The future must look bright for local polka-punkers I Don't Know, who use accordion prominently in their songs, and occasionally toss in other... More >>

  • A Real Jah-Breaker

    published February 9, 1995

    Back in 1978 violence and enmity were ripping Jamaica in two. On one side were supporters of socialist prime minister Michael Manley, on the other... More >>

  • Program Notes 43

    published February 9, 1995

    Isn't this starting to read like an obituary column? If it isn't a club closing, it's a band breaking up -- we have some bad news and some bad... More >>

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