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30 NE 14th St. Miami, FL 33132 | Downtown/Overtown | 305-379-0508

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The outskirts of Miami's Overtown hood are becoming a gentrified version of the Sunset Strip in LA. This club's DJ plays Bad Brains, as skate videos are projected onto a large outdoor movie screen. Any questions? Famous UK DJ John Digweed is one of the owners, we voted it the Best New Bar in 2008, and the Bad Girls Club Miami filmed a chick fight here last year.


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  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    The ever-rolling bass waves created by the tectonic booty claps of Miami in the 80s have tsunamied through space-time and crashed across Canadian borders. Low-end marauder and fresh-coast...
  • Music: Show Preview
    "We're always trying to stir up Miami's musical melting pot," prolific party promoter, Sweat Records manager, and bass music aficionado Jason Jimenez says when talking about...
  • Cultist: MasterMinds
    Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be...
  • Crossfade: Bangers
    "We're always trying to stir up Miami's musical melting pot," says prolific party promoter, Sweat Records manager, and bass music aficionado Jason Jimenez, talking about his...
  • Music: Columns
    In the sparkly, off-kilter world of Miami electro-pop duo Afrobeta, there's a new party anthem always bubbling just under the surface. Even if it's outside official studio hours, and even if...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    New Year’s Eve falls on a Saturday this year, and that gives you permission to engage in all kinds of extra ridiculousness. With the night before free to warm up, the whole day of to...
  • Music: Columns
    Oh, Christmas! It's that feel-good time of year that's filled with good friends, close family, pretty lights, big trees, strong egg nog, huge yule logs, nice carols, sweet hymns, odes to...
  • Crossfade: Photos
    Your real prom was a total fucking nightmare. The dress (or tux) sucked. Your date was late. There was no limo. You got busted trying to steal a bottle of Sambuca, some porn, and a...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In contrast to the White Stripes’ siblings-or-lovers mystery, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister advertises its kinship right up front. Led by singing brother and sister Rob...
  • Crossfade: Photos
    Last night, (((SHAKE))) at the Vagabond's Rockers vs. Bros party featured live punk rock from The Getback, Otto Von Schirach's journeys into bass, and Aholsniffsglue painting the outside of...
  • Music: Show Preview
    A tandoor oven is a charcoal-heated clay cooking device used throughout the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and especially India to prepare scrumptious meals consisting of dishes such...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    This party has the makings of pretty much everything we love: dressing like a Napoleon Dynamite love interest, posing awkwardly for Glamour Shots-style pictures, slow-dancing, and possibly...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    A tandoor oven is a charcoal-heated clay cooking device used throughout the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and especially India to prepare delicious meals consisting of dishes such as...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Wynwood-based synthpop quartet Krisp has emerged from the Miami music-and-arts ether to gig around town like an old-school classic-rock workhorse. Of course, the band has done its requisite...
  • Crossfade: Concert Preview
    Wynwood-based synth-pop quartet Krisp has emerged from the Miami music-and-arts ether to gig around town like an old-school classic rock workhorse. Of course, the band's done its requisite...
  • Crossfade: Lists
    You might know New York DJ Jonathan Toubin from his Soul Clap Dance-Off parties. He brought Miami's best and most adventurous dancers to their knees last February just days before the Bruise...
  • Crossfade: Last Night
    Blowfly The Vagabond Friday, September 30, 2011 Better Than: A hot fudge sundae. Even at 72 years old, Blowfly still has all the humor, presence, and charm of a school boy, which he...
  • Crossfade: Local Music
    If you've never heard of moombahton, then clearly you are not one of the Miami bass scene's cool kids, because that's all they've been raving about lately. So what is moombahton? In order...
  • Crossfade: Video
    John "Jellybean" Benitez is inseparable from the history of popular dance music. The pioneering Nuyorican DJ-producer got his start spinning records at some of New York City's most seminal...
  • Music: Show Preview
    After the good boys and girls sang hymns Sunday mornings, the rest of us gathered at Groove Jet Sunday nights for a more entertaining musical experience called the Church. At this classic...
  • Crossfade: Nightlife
    After the good boys and girls sang hymns on Sunday mornings, the rest of us gathered at Groove Jet Sunday nights for a more entertaining musical experience at The Church. You might have...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Nova Scotia native Rich Aucoin is overly ambitious. For those less talented, that could spell disaster. But for Aucoin, constructing the perfect electro-pop melody just might be an...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    While dubstep dominates the electronic music scene, most U.S. fans associate the genre only with certain popular strains — mostly the superhard, stomach-churning varieties with...
  • Crossfade: DJ Mix
    Remember progressive house? With its trippy hippie whimsy, these days it's considered the punchline to a joke by many an EDM snob. But prog reigned supreme during the '90s, when artists like...
  • Crossfade: Photos
    For the last decade and a half, Back Door Bamby's been calling out all of SoFla's sexy weirdos for a weekly freak scene. So it was no surprise the guestlist for Saturday night's 15th...
  • Crossfade: Photos
    When guitar god Dick Dale straps on his superpowered Fender Strat, he's not fucking playing. Strings will snap. Ears will bleed. Speakers will explode. And last night at the Vagabond, the...
  • Crossfade: Q&A
    Last week, Crossfade got so stoked about Dick Dale's Sunday night surf rock party at the Vagabond that we restrung our Strats, waxed our boards, and called the King's cell to talk "Hank...
  • Music: Feature
    Warning: Just five minutes with 74-year-old surf rocker Dick Dale and his infamous Fender Strat could cause spilled mai tais, random outbreaks of retro dance moves (e.g., the swim or...
  • Crossfade: Interviews
    At four feet, two inches tall, Terra Jole is definitely one of the tinier pop stars in the game. Though she makes her living impersonating big names like Gaga, Britney, and now Katy Perry,...
  • Crossfade: Q&A
    Warning: Just five minutes with 74-year-old surf rocker Dick Dale and his infamous Fender Strat could cause spilled Mai Tais, random outbreaks of retro dance moves (e.g. the Swim or...
  • Crossfade: Photos
    Wouldn't it be sweet if we could all just travel back to a time (circa 1994) when everyone smelled like Teen Spirit, the internet was still too feeble to totally dominate our lives, and...
  • Crossfade: Video
    All of the lights in Downtown Miami are on and a rapper daps up a guy in the audience and goes into his verse:"Another brother got shot dead in the stone, pushin' the dope, stackin' the...
  • Cultist: Fashion
    A while back, Cultist wrote about the return of '90s fashion thanks to a New York Times profile of the Elaine Benes look making a comeback. With Vagabond hosting '90s Homecoming this...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If you think Stone Groove is just about music, you’re dead wrong. Held every Tuesday at the Vagabond, it’s an avant-garde, bohemian, poetic, open-mike, musical mashup where...
  • Music: Show Preview
    The Italian popular music tradition of the past several decades has been an idiosyncratic one. When rock 'n' roll was paramount, Italians were considered the least likely to rock your...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Crocodiles' transition from its posthardcore past is complete. The San Diego duo of Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell held onto a bit of the brute force from their old outfits, the Plot to...
  • Music: Columns
    Parallels' setup is lean but efficient. The Canadian synth-pop duo comprises Holly Dodson and Cameron Findley. She is the vocalist; he is the drummer. Both write. Both produce. But each one...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    Porn and Miami go way, way, way back. All the way to January 1972, in fact, when writer-director Jerry Gerard (AKA Gerard Damiano) and producer Lou Perry (AKA Louis "Butchie" Peraino, son...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    The Italian popular music tradition of the last several decades has been an idiosyncratic one. When rock 'n' roll was paramount, Italians were considered the least likely to rock your...
  • Music: Show Preview
    If you wanna be a word nerd about it, truth is a judgment, proposition, or idea generally accepted by the global human community to be factually proven and reality tested. Like, Bass is bad...
  • Crossfade: Interviews
    Parallels' makeup is a simple one: Two artists forming one streamlined band, lean but efficient. The Canadian synth-pop duo is comprised of Holly Dodson and Cameron Findley. Dodson is the...
  • Cultist: Spoken Word
    Talking about Stone Groove. Then we can dig it. Jus' hang loose, blood. What it is, big slick? Our mama ain't raise no dummies. We dug the rap! Cut me some slack, Jack! Say 'e can't hang!...
  • Crossfade: Show Announcements
    After getting ripped to the tits last night on makeshift margaritas, six Coronas, a half-bottle of mezcal, two flaming tequila shots, and Michoacan moonshine at El Vagabundo's Cinco De Mayo...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    If you wanna be a word nerd about it, truth is a judgement, proposition, or idea generally accepted by the global human community to be factually proven and reality tested. Like, Bass is bad...
  • Music: Columns
    Earlier this month, Tyler the Creator and his Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (OFWGKTA) collective arrived at the Coachella Music Festival strapped and ready to start a ruckus. They were...
  • Crossfade: Lists
    That crazy rapping bastard from Los Angeles, Tyler the Creator, is dropping Goblin next week, and subsequently popping Odd Future's commercial crossover cherry. For music snobs, May 10...
  • Crossfade: Slideshows
    Typically, you'd have to wait till your 21st birthday before veering wildly into the realm of endless tequila shots, dry-humping behind the bar, and other forms of 5 a.m. misbehavior. But...
  • Crossfade: Last Night
    Mary Anne Hobbs' Road Warrior Tour With Mary Anne Hobbs, Dr. Strangeloop, Gonjasufi, Lorn, and Take Friday, April 22, 2011 The Vagabond, Miami Better Than: Any of the usual stale club music...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    Earlier this month, Tyler the Creator and his Odd Future collective arrived at the Coachella Music Festival strapped and ready to start a ruckus. They were swagging the fuck out after a...
  • Music: Feature
    Mary Anne Hobbs is the kind of globally influential musical tastemaker who can inspire slavish fangirl (and -boy!) admiration. As a female working in two heavily male-dominated spheres...
  • Crossfade: Q&A
    Mary Anne Hobbs is the kind of globally influential musical tastemaker who can inspire slavish fangirl (and -boy!) admiration. As a female working in two heavily male-dominated spheres --...
  • Crossfade: Show Announcements
    Isn't it funny how sometimes a band's name could give you a false impression of what the actual band does? Mmm, irony. Tasty. Who the hell knows why Canadian synth-pop duo Parallels...
  • Crossfade: Slideshows
    You tweetcasted from the port-a-potty. You got goofy and sunburned with Simian Mobile Disco, Boys Noize, and a middle-aged, glowstick-wielding paramedic at Day Two of Ultra Music...
  • Crossfade: Video
    Last night at the Fixed Freakout, Marcus Lambkin's Shit Robot Show made its Miami debut at the Vagabond in front of an ecstatic crowd of electro-poppers. Churning out reworked tracks from...
  • Music: Show Preview
    This weekend, Bicentennial Park will be flooded by an international wave of beatmakers and pookie heads for Ultra Music Festival. But just a half-mile west of downtown's loudest outdoor...
  • Crossfade: Ultra Music Festival
    This weekend, Bicentennial Park will be flooded by an international wave of beat-makers and pookie heads for Ultra Music Festival. But just a half-mile west of downtown's loudest outdoor...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Elizabeth Harper waited a long time for something like Class Actress. Before becoming the frontwoman for the ineffably cool electro-pop trio, she was a singer-songwriter underwhelmed with...
  • Crossfade: Winter Music Conference
    Todd Terry's InHouse Records PartyThe VagabondWednesday, March 9, 2011Better Than: WMC on South Beach.Upon first arriving at Vagabond for a night of house music, we were greeted with a few...
  • Crossfade: Winter Music Conference
    Class Actress have an enviable knack for maximizing the minimal. The Brooklyn group maintains a tight three-member lineup of Scott Rosenthal, Mark Richardson, and Elizabeth Harper. They've...
  • Crossfade: Last Night
    The Death SetThe VagabondFriday, March 4, 2011 Better Than: Drinking to the usual indie-dance playlist going on in the other room of the club.The 50-odd people who managed to wander in to...
  • Music: Show Preview
    People think the music is a lot more punk than it actually is because of the live show. It's always based around craziness and energy. When people listen to the record, they find it's a lot...
  • Crossfade: Interviews
    Elizabeth Harper waited a long time for something like Class Actress. Before becoming the frontwoman for the ineffably cool electro-pop trio, she was a singer-songwriter underwhelmed with...
  • Crossfade: Local Music
    Local dubstep duo, Caligula, recently wrapped up its first-ever music video. The track, "Light in the Dark," comes from forthcoming EP, The Rise -- available digitally March 8 via Beatport....
  • Crossfade: Nightlife
    If you wanna shake out your pompadour and sweat through your underwear, then stutter-step down to the Vagabond tonight for DJ Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Danceoff. Direct from NYC...
  • Crossfade: Winter Music Conference
    Ultra Week may have the bigger names and parties, but Winter Music Conference is still going to give us plenty of reasons to become 24-hour party people.Case in point: The Vagabond's...
  • Crossfade: Q&A
    The line between weekdays and weekends gets blurry on Thursday night. For college students, it signals the end of the school week. For working stiffs who gotta get up early Friday morning,...
  • Crossfade: Concert Review
    View the photos from Miss Kittin at the Vagabond here.Miss Kittin DJ SetFriday, January 14, 2011The VagabondBetter Than: Reliving the electroclash era through its unfortunate haircuts and...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Ah, electroclash, the dance genre known for analog rhythms and monotone vocals. Part krautrock, part electro, it was doomed to fail from the start. Why? Well, once you've heard one track,...
  • Crossfade: Concert Preview
    If you still haven't spent a night at Get Low, Miami's premier dubstep night and our pick for Best Monthly Party of 2010, we gotta ask: What's wrong with you? Now whatever your excuse,...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    Club promoter and artiste extraordinaire Aholsniffsglue has a heart of gold. He's constantly thinking of ways to help the community. His motto: "You can talk about how bad things are. Or you...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    Ah, electroclash. The dance genre known for its analog rhythms and monotone vocals. Part krautrock, part electro, it was a genre doomed to fail from the start. Why? Well, once you heard one...
  • Crossfade: Q&A
    New York hardcore icons Madball and the crowd that goes to see them this Thursday will most likely destroy the Vagabond. We wonder if club owner Carmel Ophir even understands the awesome...
  • Crossfade: Concert Preview
    When you think about the second wave of New York City hardcore, there's Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today, Earth Crisis, and scene daddies Agnostic Front. You could casually dismiss Madball...
  • Crossfade: DJ Mix
    Cuban-born DJ and producer Lazaro Casanova hardly needs an introduction among Miami's EDM cognoscenti. Many of you remember him from his days as the resident DJ...
  • Crossfade: Heads Up
    We kind of wish we weren't so young in the '80s. Sure, we got to watch the amazing cartoons and play with those kick-ass toys (Teddy Ruxpin and Kid Sister), but that's all we actually...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Last time Italo-disco duo Glass Candy played live at the Vagabond, it was almost a year ago to a sold-out crowd. It's odd, really — the pair has scored cult status in a city that's...
  • Crossfade: ¿Que Pasa, M.I.A.?
    Staying power on Miami's nightclub scene is a pretty rare thing. Parties like Bandits, Collision, Static, Flamingo, Murk'd, and Sugar Free Fridays couldn't even make it to one year. All of...
  • Crossfade: Concert Preview
    In the middle of the poorly lit Wynwood warehouse district, nestled between a boxing academy, a factory, and some art spaces, there's a building overflowing with noise. Behind a gate, a...
  • Music: Feature
    Funk isn't just music. For some, like Dâm (pronounced dame) Funk, it's a way of life. Born Damon Riddick, Dâm comes from the hood. He grew up in Pasadena during the 1980s crack...
  • Music: Show Preview
    The Jameses played a set at Miami's Endless Summer at Churchill's in June. True to form, Churchill's was behind schedule, and the younger kids had already filtered out. That's when the...
  • Music: Columns
    Cut Chemist isn't just a turntablist or producer who makes beats. Born Lucas MacFadden in early-'70s Los Angeles, Cut came up at a time when DJs were beginning to push the envelope...
  • Music: Show Preview
    After a few years of eardrum-hammering from the relentless-banger-addicted sect of the indie/dance crossover scene, acts such as Aeroplane come as a welcome shot of sweetness and light....
  • Music: Show Preview
    As electro-blog-house-whatever's star dims, the great one-track wonders of 2008 or so are slowly disappearing. (What, for example, happened to all those chainsaw-bassline-wielding people...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Over the past couple of years, much of the American iteration of "indie rock" has gotten mired in a latte-scented puddle of mild psychedelia on one hand and purposely low-fi, pedal-doused...
  • Music: Columns
    If there's one head spinner in town who just might one day claim the fame enjoyed by DJ Khaled, it's DJ Epps. Like Khaled, Epps is affiliated with some of the biggest names in the business...
  • Music: Show Preview
    After a recent retooling period, Miami New Times' 2009 Best Hip-Hop Act, ¡Mayday!, is back stronger than ever. With a fleshed-out lineup, the group is now a full-on live act, complete...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Are we the only ones shocked to find it's already April 2010? Damn! It's certainly not the first instance we've been assaulted by a sudden passage of time. Still, there's one local group for...
  • Music: Columns
    It takes guts to sing a sad song — so the Wave Pictures should be looked at as three lads who have summoned an uncommon courage. Not only do they have more than a few sad songs in...
  • Music: Columns
    Who'da thunk they'd even heard about dubstep in West Palm Beach, let alone been in on the action? But it's true. The UK-birthed electronic music phenomenon is alive and kicking in South...
  • Music: Columns
    After a seemingly endless heyday, rap-rock eventually became one of the most reviled musical artifacts of the end of the last millennium. But it's been more than a decade since then. Fred...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Coral Springs-based act MillionYoung has been hailed as South Florida's bona fide entry into what is cringe-inducingly called "glo-fi" or "chillwave." Indeed, impending blog hype looms. The...
  • Music: Columns
    For more than 40 years, clued-in and/or colleged-up Miami residents have tuned in to the now sound found down the FM dial at 90.5. Those, of course, are the coordinates of the University of...
  • Music: Show Preview
    If you've been at any of the hipper venues that still allow live music, you've most likely seen Astari Nite swoop in and swoon through a few cool songs. You might have even wondered just...
  • Music: Show Preview
    This Fort Lauderdale-based act usually plays small Broward and Palm Beach venues such as the Bubble and Propaganda, so this outing below the Miami-Dade County line is a rare treat. Although...
  • Music: Feature
    He expected his mother to have reservations, but it didn't matter. So Surfer Blood's 23-year-old frontman, John Paul Pitts, broke the news in his parents' kitchen this past August. Instead...
  • Music: Show Preview
    When rapper Noreaga turned into N.O.R.E. earlier this decade, it was worrisome. Longtime fans adored him as half of the killer Queens duo Capone-N-Noreaga, which in the mid-to-late-'90s...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Straight out of Bristol, Joker is a 20-year-old wunderkind whose hybrid club experiments might be the next big step in the ongoing evolution of dubstep. Just don't tell him that — like...
  • Music: Feature
    Derek Vincent Smith is lost in California, he says by phone. He has once again wandered away from his tour bus to sample local flavors, as he does in each tour-stop city, while his...
  • Music: Columns
    Indie-electro outfit Junior Boys last played in the Magic City during Winter Music Conference 2007 at Poplife's awkward temporary venue, Post, a restaurant/lounge located on the edge of...
  • Music: Columns
    Anybody who thinks Carmel Ophir spins at the Vagabond every Saturday night just because he's one of the club's owners is best advised to think again. Better yet, those thinking such thoughts...
  • Music: Show Preview
    The little "influences" box on a musician's MySpace page is usually a repository for unfunny irony or complete BS. Shit Robot's, however, is as sincere and accurate as this one-man-act's...
  • Music: Show Preview
    UK DJ Lee Burridge has become something of a semi-resident at the Vagabond, landing in downtown Miami every couple months or so. Perhaps it's because he recently relocated to New York. But...
  • Music: Columns
    Seven hours. That's how long Ryan Evans mixes up the mayhem at Buck 15 every Friday night. Seven hours. But if you're the kind of DJ who can begin with '90s hip-hop, segue through commercial...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Deep house high priest Miguel Migs occupies a position in electronica somewhere between France's Bob Sinclar and fellow San Franciscan (by way of Las Vegas) Halo. Even though he has done...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Almost unbelievably, this performance by UK dubstep giant Mala at the Vagabond comes just a day after his colleague Skream's gig around the corner at White Room. Miami aficionados of the...
  • Music: Columns
    Hot damn, all the hipsters came out of the woodwork for the Glass Candy show last Friday night at the Vagabond! I've never seen such a massive turnout for what is still a considerably...
  • Music: Show Preview
    When "Candy Castle," the standout track from Glass Candy's album B/E/A/T/B/O/X, filters through speakers, you're immediately transported to a world akin to a grandiose '80s fantasy film with...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Let's just get this out of the way: Heidi absolutely never, ever fails to straight-up kill it on the dance floor. One of the leading lights of the Get Physical stable — home of...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Pompano Beach-based threesome Band Number 12 is largely an under-the-radar act, but the group's appeal lies in its overall mood, a sort of wistful, drink-dampened nostalgia for relationships...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Black Sheep as we know it may be extinct, but its erstwhile proprietor, Juan Basshead, is still dedicated to the low frequencies. As such, he's got a hand in a number of wall-rattling events...
  • Music: Feature
    Miami's back alleys are full of the corpses of derelict bands, music-makers who once showed some promise but, for whatever reason, decided to give up the ghost. Whether it was because they...
  • Music: Show Preview
    It's impossible to hyperbolize here: Brit DJ titan John Digweed — along with longtime partner Sasha — is progressive house. Digweed began DJing as a young teen in the late '70s...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Why can't we just let Ian Curtis die already? It's what he wanted! Still, if you've been waiting for the newest incarnation of Joy Division since She Wants Revenge, downtown Miami venue the...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Local fivesome the Mission Veo specializes in a dripping-black variety of dance-rock, shot through with tribal drumbeats, minor-key melodies, and darkwave keyboard stabs. And, sure, plenty...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Watching Young Love mastermind Dan Keyes wriggle his hips behind the microphone as he yelps, "If you get the chance/You must dance, dance, dance," on the R&B-tinged "Find a New Way," one...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Once upon a time, you couldn't walk down certain lower Manhattan blocks without tripping over sidewalk vendors' card tables loaded with cassettes. Sometimes, they'd be bootleg concert tapes,...
  • Music: Columns
    If you've been anywhere at night over the past decade and a half, you've collided with Chris Graham, that dread-topped insider who seems to be everywhere at once. Back in the 1990s, he'd...
  • Music: Show Preview
    What do you have in common with Afrobeta and José El Rey? Well, if you're Latino or grew up with Latino friends, you've no doubt partaken in that most hallowed of celebrations: la...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Fridays at the Vagabond consistently book national acts that are on the edge of mass consciousness or just above the radar, and this Friday, L.A.'s Gliss continues in that vein. The...
  • Music: Show Preview
    How are things in Glocca Morra, you ask? Well, they're just swell, if you're talking about the new local band that features drummer Arik Dayan, formerly of Lasso the Moon, Baby Calendar, and...
  • Music: Show Preview
    The Weston-based indie up-and-comers Old Wives' Tale are nothing if not professional — the band's entire existence argues further for the end of record labels. Its website and debut...
  • Music: Columns
    The English quartet Late of the Pier is among its homeland's best, brightest young hopes, boasting all the high cheekbones and music press praise that usually entails. But don't mistake them...
  • Music: Columns
    DJ A-Train's name alone will tell you where this cat's coming from. Like the Big Bad Apple's most fabled locomotive, his sound slips straight outta far-east Brooklyn, roars through the...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Paris-based indie electro music/fashion label Kitsuné was founded in 2002 and named after the Japanese word for shape-shifting foxes. It releases tracks that pile on robotic gargling,...
  • Music: Columns
    Boston synth-pop band Freezepop takes the stage this Friday at The Vagabond. New Times asked members Liz Enthusiasm and Sean T. Drinkwater about videogames, TV shows, who'd be on their dream...
  • Music: Show Preview
    When Luca Venezia began his career as a musician, he dabbled mostly in experimental breakcore and drum 'n' bass, releasing music under Kid 606's label Tigerbeat6. But later, under the...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Nobody in Miami has been a bigger booster of local quartet The Jean Marie than Lolo Reskin of Sweat Records. So where else would the band celebrate its latest album release than at The...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Even in the flannel-flapping grunge era, The Juan Maclean pretended he was I, Cyborg in his old band, Six Finger Satellite. A decade on, post-rock-band breakup and crack-rock breakdown, he...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Scottish indie rock act Bis's 1997 single "Tell It to the Kids" rather neatly expressed the band's overtures: "And now, coming through the airwaves into your home/Introducing the new...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Retro-videogame nerds, don't get too excited. Friday's guest act at The Vagabond has nothing to do with the mostly forgotten Nineties Nintendo game, but rather has appropriated the moniker,...
  • Music: Columns
    "Brooklyn," as the current day manager of The Vagabond downtown is known, has done and seen it all around the South Florida music scene since arriving here from his native New York some 12...
  • Music: Show Preview
    While seemingly the whole highbrow world descends on Miami Beach for the official opening of Art Basel, across the causeway The Vagabond kicks off the artsy extravaganza with a...
  • Music: Columns
    To young, casual consumers of Miami's downtown nightlife, Alex Del Bueno was the lord of The Vagabond door, the no-bullshit sentry who guarded the final entrance to the club's inner sanctum....

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