Kat Bein is a freelance writer for Miami New Times and has been described as the publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She holds a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida and an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture. With a career emphasis on dance music, she is also a regular contributor to Billboard, Vice’s Thump, and Insomniac.com.
5 days ago | Interviews
Sometimes between late-night DJ sets and loud, sweaty rock shows; plane boardings and landings; hotel showers and studio sessions that blur into one another and out of society at large, Jesse F. Keeler thinks to himself: "What am I gonna do after ...
14 days ago | Interviews
When Barclay Crenshaw first began mixing hip-hop sets, it was for an in-house radio show at his Detroit high school, and fans weren't exactly clogging the airwaves. "We could never get anybody to listen," he laughs, "so we would buy a takeout pizz...
18 days ago | Reviews
In a time when drops are celebrated over lyrics, pop is high art, and Migos is compared to the Beatles, rock 'n' roll sits perched on the edge of its death bed complaining of achy bones. It often seems the great guitar poets of bygone days spent t...
18 days ago | Lists
The political upheaval of the '60s and '70s begat some of the greatest and most enlightened rock 'n' roll ever recorded. Now, as the United States finds itself at its most divisive and politically charged moment since the great civil rights moveme...
19 days ago | Art
Right now, 168 million children are working, and 85 million of them are slaves. They might be toiling on farms or in factories. They might be hidden hands of hospitality. Three things are certain: They're being robbed of their childhood, they need...
27 days ago | Concerts
Over the course of nearly 13 years of careful construction, fine-tuning, and experimentation, Doctor P has developed a sound immediately recognizable in the dubstep world. It is forceful yet playful, like dancing in a thunderstorm. That sound made...