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Audio and Video Devices

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash in Miami: Four DJ Crews Do Battle

    "A DJ nowadays brings their laptop and shows up at the club and they're ready to go," says Miami bass veteran Juan Basshead. "But back in the day, DJs had to have everything -- all the gear, all the decks, all the way down to the sound." The rise of digital technology and EDM has seen a shift in D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Judge Cites "Stand Your Ground" to Clear Greyston Garcia in Little Havana Stabbing

    ​In the midst of the Trayvon Martin controversy, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beth Bloom has cited Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law to drop charges against Greyston Garcia after he fatally stabbed a car radio thief in Little Havana on January 25th. Though, Garcia apparently initiated the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Miami's Top Five Nightclub Sound Systems

    ​Miami residents are faced with tough decisions every day. Beach or pool? Take I-395 or I-195? SPF 30 or SPF 15? Put the top down or leave it up? The list is endless. Another FAQ for MIA heads: "Which club should I head to tonight?" And indeed, the Miami nightlife scene never sleeps, with new clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Dubtribe on Raving: "That Renegade, Revolutionary Spirit Is Always Out There"

    Dubtribe's Sunshine and Moonbeam Jones.​If there's one way to tell the true old-school house heads from the posers, it's by measuring the natural spike in their serotonin levels whenever Dubtribe Sound System hits the airwaves. That's because the beloved San Francisco duo has been pulling hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Florida Man Freaks Out During Threesome, Throws Multiple TVs at His Wife

    ​Jorge Daniel Silva was about to live a straight guy's fantasy: his wife had agreed to let another woman into the bedroom mix for a threesome. But when the trio started kissing, something about the situation made Silva freak out. He then arranged a violent threesome between his wife and two televi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Sneak Review: Sawa Restaurant & Lounge

    Photo by Jacob Katel​A small, Japanese-Mediterranean bite from this week's Cafe review:Sawa is a variety show of a restaurant. Diners are treated to an Ed Sullivan-like procession of sushi, kebabs, tapas, soups, salads, entrees, hookahs, belly dancers (accompanied by ear-splitting music), LED ligh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    We're Moving and Expanding!

    ​After more than 15 years at the same joint, Miami New Times is moving next week. It's not a big change. We are just rolling our stuff a mile north to a pretty little building at 4500 Biscayne Blvd., where we will occupy the second floor.The space is larger than our current operation at 2800 Bisca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Top Five High-Tech Ways to Never Get Caught Cheating on a Test

    Cheating has come such a long way.​Remember in Old School where Vince Vaughn's character is helping his entire fraternity cheat on an exam by whispering into his shirt? Well that kind of technology isn't strictly for spy movies or Back to the Future anymore.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Apple to Make a Live Stream Music Announcement Today, But What Will They Introduce?

    This Apple-themed guitar on the event's invite is a pretty big hint of what's to come​Apple's got something big cookin' for their music fanatics, and it smells good.The company is hosting an event in San Francisco today. Every year around the same time a similar shindig is organized to announce th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Tech Geek in All of Us

    We're not going to tell you to get your dad an iPad or the new iPhone because really, anyone can tell you that. We've poked and prodded, and come up with what we think are the most useful and most innovative tech gadgets your dad will enjoy this Father's Day, minus the pre-orders and long lines. Hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Apple TV to Change the Face of Living Room Gaming?

    ​Last week we mentioned how Google TV is giving Apple TV a run for its money. Well, maybe not. Engadget received a tip on Friday that was confirmed by a source close to Apple regarding specs of the next Apple TV: Brace yourselves and hold on to your tiny remote controls. Apparently this makeover h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Google TV Gives Apple TV a Run For its Money

    ​The wave of the TV watching future possibly came with the advent of TiVos and the ability to DVR your favorite shows, leaving you to come and go as you please. Or maybe it was through Hulu and YouTube, when television watching was transferred from the big screen to the computer screen. But now Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Awesome New Republic Passports, MacBook Pro Stolen in Montreal

    Photo from tenthousandislands.blogspot.com​It seems another Miami band has gotten its gear stolen. New Times reported yesterday that Torche, currently on tour with Circa Survive and Coheed and Cambria, had a slew of equipment jacked in Chicago on Friday, including a guitar, bass, pedals, iP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Video: New Miami Ice Cream Truck Has Killer Sound System

    Seen, well, heard, and then seen in Wynwood, check out the killer sound system on this ice cream truck and its Latin style soundtrack. Next up, subwoofers and an iPod and this truck could be making the rearview shake while making money in club parking lots.We've heard plenty of bootleg-ass, shit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    What is a Dub Plate?

    via Reggae Zine UK​A dub plate used to refer to an acetate disc used in mastering studios to test recordings before mass producing the vinyl.Caribbean battle music in DJ vs DJ soundclashes took on the dubplate to create exclusive remixes to popular songs usually with the artist shouting out the na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    JB Kitchen Bar Coming to the Badrutt's Place Space

    Badrutt's Place is reinventing itself as the more casual JB Kitchen Bar. They are holding interviews and finishing remodeling the space.​The restaurant, owned by Johannes Badrutt, will offer "American classics with a Peruvian flair." A preview menu seems pretty run-of-the-mill. Appetizers includ ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: My Pod Mondays

     Yes, it's no secret I hang out at the Poorhouse in Fort Lauderdale a lot. But here's a new event worth mentioning at the bar: My Pod Mondays. It started a few weeks ago and is hosted by the place's legendary bartender, Mr. Jon Owens. People interested in putting their iPods up for scrutiny mak ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Wednesday Night: Sneaky Sound System at LIV

    Sneaky Sound SystemSneaky Sound SystemWednesday, June 17, 2009LIV at the Fontainebleau, Miami BeachBetter Than: Most vocal-accompanied house music.I've got to admit I don't know much about Sneaky Sound System apart from what I've heard played at the clubs. So when the Sydney trio were scheduled to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Johnny Winter Plays Culture Room on October 9

    About BluesWhen I was a little boy I used to sit on the floor in front if a bookcase in my Dad's living room and look through his records.  They were all in alphabetical order and I would play them on his old old old turntable and hi-fi stereo system.  One of the records was About Blues by ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Saturday Night: Touane at Blue

    Touane with Punisher, DJ NovaSaturday, December 20, 2008Blue, Miami BeachBetter than: your average DJ set in a favorable venue.

Minimal techno is a bit of an acquired taste, much like straight liquor. Verse and chorus are the requisite ice and soda mixer most social drinkers need in their music ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2008

    What Goes Around, comes around

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007

    Mixmaster Me

    Prove your musical taste isn’t wiggedy-wiggedy-wack

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Undercover Boy Wonder

    International turntablist DJ I-Dee's life on South Beach is low-key. No surprise: He's too young to buy a drink.

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2007

    Murder Dem

    JahCuban reps the 305 as reggae ambassador

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Backbeat Confidential

    At Miami's Scratch Academy, students master the fine art of spinning vinyl

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Free Form Radio.com

    Tired of the FM radio grind, DJ Affect hits the virtual airwaves

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Coming Zune

    Once again, Microsoft is chasing Apple in the hipster hardware game. Will it make sweet music this time?

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2006
  • Dining

    June 15, 2006

    Send in the Frowns

    Fuhgeddabout Casa Nostra, youre better off at casa tua

  • Home Entertainment

    May 11, 2006

    Beat Down

    This DJ simulator is nothing to rave about

  • Music

    January 19, 2006
  • News

    November 10, 2005

    Floored Genius

    From high-minded to hype-crazed, book fairs have a rich tradition of coaxing out reclusive authors. New Times was fortunate to get a rare audience with the person redefining writing, M.M. Pascal-Paul.

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2005
  • Music

    June 24, 2004
  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Various Artists

    Miami on Vinyl (SFP)

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    City Slackers

    Poverty, dancehall, and sound systems in modern-day Kingston, Jamaica

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Slash N' Scratch

    Mix Master Mike puts the needle to the metal

  • Culture

    July 12, 2001

    Hollywood Gaming

    By bringing the audience along for the ride, Game Show catches a rising wave

  • Diversions

    May 17, 2001

    Best Injury

    Ricky Bones

  • Shops and Wares

    May 11, 2000

    Best Pawnshop

    The Loan-ly Pawn

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Dig the New Breed

    On Live Human, Elefish Jellyphant, and more

  • Music

    March 25, 1999
  • Music

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    June 26, 1997

    Twilight of the Tweaks

    The mass marketing of stereo equipment put truly obsessed audiophiles on the lunatic fringe

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