"Playing in Cuba was more than just a gig," says postcolonial and quirky acoustic songstress Sol Ruiz. "It was spiritual. It brought meaning to my existence." In keeping with the passionate reverence she expresses toward performing music in the ancestral homeland that she has long been barred fr ... More >>
Holy nostalgia, it's 1991 all over again! Pearl Jam's de facto captain, legendary singer-songwriter, and uke-man extraordinaire Eddie Vedder is bringing his one-man show to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 13. Announced earlier today, the grunge rock godfather's solo ... More >>
Guatemalan blues. No, that's not right. Bilingual bossa nova. Eh, it sounds fun. But it doesn't quite capture it all. OK, We think we've got it. We'll call it music. Better yet, damn good music. After all, a word that accurately describes Gaby Moreno's eclectic blend of '20s and '30s blues, Bra ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanThe Mother Monster rallying her spawn.See the full Lady Gaga at the American Airlines Arena slideshow. Lady GagaWith Semi Precious WeaponsAmerican Airlines ArenaApril 13, 2011 Better Than: A Slurpee on a cool day in a hot room. Not since a 1990-something Ani DiFranco show h ... More >>
And areolas, unicorns, and lots of low-rent alcohol make the feeling right.
Last year, Langerado Music Festival got plenty of national attention, particularly because of its strong lineup which included R.E.M., Beastie Boys, Matisyahu, 311, The Roots and Ani DiFranco. However, the festival couldn't escape the logistical nightmare that was Big Cypress Indian Reservation. The ... More >>
A Miami Cuban-folk-fusion singer grows up.
Ani DiFranco Sunday, March 9, 2008 Langerado Better Than: A Chocolate Seven-Layer Birthday Cake It’s a funny thing when you feel the “obsession” link with a musician kick in, especially when it’s been a few years since you felt so in love with the music. Such was the case at Langerado when ... More >>
Coheed and Cambria create their own peculiar universe.
Learn to Sing Like a Star (Yep Roc)
A Southern-style church service is a magnet for eerie, heavenly harmonies
A series of short scenes in Diana Son's Stop Kiss adds up to a disarming tale at the Sol Theatre
Soulive makes bebop accessible for the masses
Doria Roberts doesn't fuck around
Ani DiFranco unveils her muse at the Calliope Festival
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
Super she-dawgs Bitch and Animal rescue our favorite female parts
For better or for worse, Lost and Delirious lives up to its name
Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop)
Nick Drake's sad legacy lives on through Damien Jurado
The art and revolution of Ani DiFranco
To the Teeth
They induced the best national acts to play in a small barroom, and now they're shutting down. Blame the owners. Blame the Beach. Blame yourself.
Ani DiFranco makes her mark while avoiding the music industry