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2006 Stories by Jean Carey

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  • 2006: The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    published December 28, 2006

    For nearly a decade, the giants of electronic dance music, a cold-blooded cadre mostly from northern Europe, lumbered across the earth. TiŽsto, Paul ... More >>

  • Stop the Cat Box

    published December 14, 2006

    So Art Basel is finally over, leaving in its book-fair-fatigued, film-festivaled wake a gasp of air before Winter Music Conference lethargy sets... More >>

  • Dubai by D.C.

    published December 14, 2006

    Following the ambitious (some would say exhaustive) disc that was 2005's George Is On, which featured the inescapable "Flashdance" single,... More >>

  • Creating Monsters

    published November 30, 2006

    Miami-Dade Animal Services faces an insurmountable task of education and control amid an unstaunchable flow of ignorance — the drama embodied... More >>

  • Real Genius

    published November 23, 2006

    Clothing in Miami is impermanent. There's the resurgence of Eighties-inspired punk gear, the sometimes sky- high hemlines, leopard prints, and... More >>

  • Table 8 Is Enough

    published November 16, 2006

    There are so many rude and incompetent public relations professionals (and of course many thorough, decent, and rigorous agents) right here in... More >>

  • The Moon Is the First TV

    published November 9, 2006

    Somehow those who love art find a way — even in Miami — of pursuing their passion. Visiting a gallery, wandering through a museum,... More >>

  • Rhythm Robots

    published November 9, 2006

    South Florida's thriving dance music scene affords the opportunity to tire of Paul Van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, and even Tisto because they are in... More >>

  • Aluminum Can Omen

    published November 2, 2006

    He was a glutton, a drug addict, an absentee father. There are many more reasons, beyond sonic and canine aesthetics, to loathe Jerry... More >>

  • Role Bounce

    published October 19, 2006

    Stacy Provines is that rarest of all human specimens, a true brown-eyed blond. The 30-year-old native Miamian is also a makeup fiend and an... More >>

  • Hustlin' Flow

    published October 19, 2006

    On the Saturday before the Monday that was Memorial Day 2006, the poolside party at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach was off the chain, even by hip-hop... More >>

  • Insolence Ointment

    published October 12, 2006

    Robert Burr is an affable, silver-haired Coral Gables guide-book publisher, deep-ocean diver, and all-around raconteur who leads the... More >>

  • Nonapparent Servitude

    published September 28, 2006

    Maitre d': Your usual table, Mr. Christopher? Carlo Christopher: No, I'd like a good one this time. Maitre d':... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published September 28, 2006

    Gothic music's sibling, industrial, can be tricky to key. Is Nine Inch Nails's Trent Reznor just a guy who backed conventional rock guitars with a... More >>

  • Brazilian Girls

    published September 28, 2006

    When Brazilian Girls singer Sabina Sciubba took the stage at Studio A this past March for one of the club's inaugural shows, she strutted and... More >>

  • Lyre Lyre

    published September 21, 2006

    When The Bitch was a puppy, she spent hours listening to ad hoc lectures about the ancient world by her trusted advisor Sheramy Bundrick,... More >>

  • Natacha Atlas

    published September 21, 2006

    Belgium produces some of the most energetic, fun, crazy "world" music (in the sense of traveling the world, not tie-dying it) in the, well,... More >>

  • Ampersand & More

    published September 7, 2006

    This summer has seen the quiet launch of two niche magazines in the Magic City's jumble of glossies, trades, and rags. When Indi Live... More >>

  • Whisper Campaign

    published August 31, 2006

    There are two things going on in gossipland that demand no further deconstruction. But since readers and tipsters actually asked for a... More >>

  • DJ Bardi Johannsson

    published August 31, 2006

    Like fellow Vikings, artists, DJs, and quirk-rockers Eirik Glambek Boe and Erlend ÿye of Kings of Convenience, Bardi Johannsson persists in... More >>

  • Lowest Forms

    published August 24, 2006

    This past April, The Bitch was at a party (of course) where she met a pleasant, nattily dressed human male named Jim Konschnik.... More >>

  • Subsideways

    published August 17, 2006

    Just northwest of Homestead and Florida City, in the delicate agricultural buffer between the suburbs and the Everglades known as the Redland,... More >>

  • Sidekicks

    published August 17, 2006

    In the Scandinavian fairy tale popularized by Hans Christian Andersen called The Snow Queen, a brother and sister begin seeing everything... More >>


    published August 10, 2006

    Despite deeming themselves progressive, the members of AGHORA appeal to those of the death-metal old school, those who like their guitar dirges... More >>

  • Hater Blockers

    published August 3, 2006

    When he lived in Miami, he was known as Mario Lavandeira, a self-described "z-lister" who attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. "I... More >>

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