Blonde Redhead and Mayer Hawthorne As part of the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour Soho Studios, Miami Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Not everyone can afford a fancy Mercedes Benz, but when Mercedes Benz is making it rain sponsorship money, everyone can afford live music. Thanks to a partnership with Popli ... More >>
Mayer Hawthorne (real name Andrew Mayer Cohen) is a chill dude. Backstage at Miami's Soho Studios, prepping for last night's Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour gig, his band, manager, and crew crowd around him, listening to every word that comes out of his mouth. With such a successful career, he could ... More >>
Ever wished you could make the week disappear? So does, like everyone else in the Magic City. That's why we're always on the search for good music, good times, and good people. Just check out the five best concerts going down this week. See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Two years ago, Teepee mastermind Erix S. Laurent was poised for a breakthrough. He took his critically acclaimed 2009 LP, Morals, on a national tour while aslo being heralded back home as a true Miami original. Laurent had been renowned for his intense solo performances. He'd sing, play guitar, con ... More >>
Battles With Nisennenmondai Grand Central, Downtown Miami Thursday, October 27, 2011 Better Than: Approximately 95% of most live music events. Two tight bands, decently timed sets, booming sound. What else do you need? Last night, Battles blew our fucking mind. Sorry to indulge the most standa ... More >>
Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg"I can't imagine making a more difficult album," says Battles drummer John Stanier when asked to describe the process behind Gloss Drop, the first full-length in four years from the recently downsized (once a quartet, now a trio) post-math-rock ensemble. While ... More >>
Crossfade was doing some casual afternoon lurking when the Events section of the Nightdrive blog slapped us in the face with some pretty cool news. According to the Miami promoters-slash-bloggers, math-rock mutant-pop ensemble Battles will be making its return to South Florida. The listing offe ... More >>
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