As Rev Sinister of Inspecter 7 explained, there's one place in America that gives Miami a run for its money in being dark and sordid. That's Asbury Park, New Jersey, the grimey land that the band basically comes from. And from the first horn blow, guitar chop, kick drum, bass note, and sung lyric, ... More >>
Punks and skinheads, get your boots up! Inspecter 7 have been playing ska out of New Jersey since 1992. Later, they broke up and transformed into Hub City Stompers. But now they're back. They have a new album called Escapes and Illusions. And they are barreling down I-95 in a 15-passenger van head ... More >>
Constant intrascene belly-aching aside, a few local (and local-ish) acts are managing to squeeze out of South Florida geographical isolation this summer for big stages. A number of major national festivals are featuring homegrown talent on the bill. And rightfully so. Here's a quick rundown of ... More >>
It took a week to make it onto the web, but you can finally read Bruce Springsteen's eulogy for saxophonist Clarence Clemons in which he called Clemons "the man with a Ph.D. in saxual healing ... the next black president of the United States even though he's dead." Clemons died June 18 from stro ... More >>
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