Howard Hardee is a freelance writer based in Chico, California. Originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, he has a BA in journalism and writes stories about music, outdoor adventures, politics, and the environment for alt-weeklies across the country. He is an aficionado of fine noises, and has a theremin in his living room.
9 hours ago | Ultra Music Festival
Miami's globetrotting house DJ Cedric Gervais first made waves by debuting his controversial song "Molly" at Ultra Music Festival 2012. The next year, his remix of Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" became a massive hit on pop radio, going double...
5 days ago | Miami Music Week
Each February, tech-house producer Loco Dice makes a pilgrimage to Thailand, where he spends nearly three weeks training under muay thai masters and with pro fighters from around the world. He also meditates and cleanses his body in preparation fo...
5 days ago | Concerts
The five-member group from Los Angeles formed in 1999, but it wasn't until five or six years ago that fans and critics began considering the bandmates "vintage reggae revivalists."
7 days ago | Miami Music
Mario Giancarlo believes the trick to getting into South by Southwest was embracing his native language, Spanish.
9 days ago | Concerts
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez doesn't want to be forever cast as "the activist rapper," though he acknowledges his music career and work as an environmental advocate parallel and support each another.