Be comfortable, creatures. Also, get your adorable, furry asses to an Explosions in the Sky show this summer.
Just over an hour ago, the Austin-based instrumental rock band added ten dates to its June tour schedule and posted a cutesy notice to its Facebook page that read: "Dear Houston, Mobile, Ta ... More >>
The best things in life are free, and the good folks at Bacardi want to show off their new line of pre-mixed cocktails in a way that you won't find obnoxious.
So they've announced the Bacardi Plus Fest, a nationwide booze-and-tuneage event. On May 4, there will be a free show for 21-and-older parti ... More >>
What's overly emotional Young Money rapper Drake doin' right now?
Well, if the cover of his recently released sophomore slab, Take Care, were a candid snapshot of Drizzy's private life, you'd think homeboy spent his days and nights locked alone in his billion-dollar mansion like Al Pacino in Sca ... More >>
Tom Tom's about ladies with drums. The crowd at Churchill's Pub for Tom Tom Magazine's Basel showcase wasn't all chicks with drumsticks. But there certainly were many of both.
The night opened with an all-female percussion group, Gainesville's Cave Rave. A cave rave is apparently the opposite of a ... More >>
Celebrate The Stage's b-day with Cody Chesnutt.For the past 356 days, the Design District's most devoted boozers and fanatical music lovers have been regularly letting loose at a classy NE 38th Street joint called The Stage, draining goblets of Chivas at the bar, sleeping on the sofas in the par ... More >>
In March, the Langerado Music Festival announced its return after a long two-year abscence, exclaiming, "the wait is officially over."
Backed by Florida's Boros Entertainment and Austin's C3 Presents, there was hope that Langerado could avoid being sunk -- as it had in 2009 -- by "'sluggish tic ... More >>
Dan TantrumIn the punky tradition of The Slits, Wet Nurse uses its womanliness to generate a veritable doozy of a band name.
Comprised of twin sisters Nina and Susana Chaplin as well as drummer Vanessa Brewster, the band hails from Florida's Disney-tainted underbelly of Orlando. And with its mo ... More >>
Hardly ArtSomehow, Sailor Jerry knows what we want to hear.
Over the last couple of years, the booze brand has brought Austin's Strange Boys to town while hosting shows by Miami's own Jacuzzi Boys. And this time, Jerry and crew are importing a gayishly fabulous band with a 1960s rock 'n' roll feel ... More >>
via WSVNOfficer Roger CastilloIn yesterday's brutal police shooting, murderer Johnny Sims not only took the lives of some of Miami-Dade's finest but also left four children without their parents. Detective Roger Castillo leaves behind a widow and three sons, while Amanda Haworth was a single-moth ... More >>
Victor Gonzalez's iPhoneWhere were you last night? Did you hang around Cafeina for the acoustic Taylor Guitar showcase, or get your Christian on at the Urban Inspired Gospel Showcase inside the Hyatt Ballroom? Whatever the case, there were a bunch of options last night, and Miami Music Festiva ... More >>
Let's face it: Miami sucks when it comes to music blogs. Places like New York, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle all have better online music presence. That's not to say there aren't people out there trying. We already crowned Off the Radar the city's best music blog, while Crossfad ... More >>
Back in January we announced the launch of the local Musical Missionary label with a debut record release by Austin-based producer Darren DuVall. The label has since continued to expand with a growing lineup of forward-thinking EDM artists. Musical Missionary itself continues to cultivate an unpr ... More >>
via sweatrecordsmiami.comVinyl bins inside the store.In anticipation of Sweat Records' five-year anniversary party this Saturday, we sat down with Sweat head Lolo Reskin for a chat on the store's past, present and future. If you missed the first two parts yesterday, click here for part one, and h ... More >>
Google "Big Black" if this isn't hilarious to you In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Two was the magic number last week, and things have only ... More >>
Steve Starks is 1/3 of Washington DC's Nouveau Riche party crew alongside Nacey and Gavin Holland.Monday, he played White Room to welcome in WMC. Tonight, he'll be at Spiderpussy's Set Up For Scandal at Klutch on South Beach.We caught up with him by phone to get his perspective as an out of towne ... More >>
Matt Keating - Between Customers Keating's follow up to 2007's astonishing double disc opus Quixotic is another revelation, a collection of richly affecting songs, ranging from the heartbreaking "Louisiana, a passionate paean to the victims of Katrina, to "Better Than That," a plaintive ball ... More >>
The sound of Austin post-punkers ST37 runs the gamut from fuzzy psychedelia to experimental/noise sessions to sonic pop. "Borg9 Hybrid Mix" sounds like a white noise machine with intermittent episodes of creepy laughter, while "Lactating Purple"is a psychedelic swamp of fuzzy guitars and grit ... More >>
Black Tide (photo via www.blacktidemusic.com)Here's some good news for the kids who tried to see Escape the Fate's almost-debut headlining performance in Miami, in fall of 2007 at the now-defunct Studio A. The band never made it due to van troubles, and the rest of the show went on without them. Th ... More >>