The sweet smell of liquor filled the smoky room as a Blondie doppelganger rocked on to AC/DCs "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap." It was karaoke night at Seven Seas, and just like the crowd you would expect to find at one of Miami's best dive bars, former self-proclaimed rock stars with hair past their ... More >>
Rock 'n' roll is dirty business. It's made of spit and blood and piss and drugs, smeared lipstick and dirty laundry and stale beer. When you're a rock 'n' roller, your hair gets sticky, you smell bad, and you can't remember what day it is. Some would say it's no place for girls, but some would be s ... More >>
Some Miami-born celebrities never let anyone forget where they're from. Take Pitbull, for example, who just shouts out "305" at least once every 15 seconds.Other celebs born under the sign of the 305 aren't as conspicuous. For many, that's because they were born here but moved as young kids, and for ... More >>
Yesterday, Little Dragon took conga, junkanoo, timba, breaks, hip-hop, indie, funk, New Wave, and ran them through Miami like a fastboat to Nassau at Ultra Music Festival's Live Stage.The Swedish indie band featured live instrumentation on electronic triggers and sounded like a 2012 Blondie.The k ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
Theyre more than one-hit wonders.
Downtown is jumpin with gallery events
Exxxpect the errrotic and exxxotic
As in good, but different. Move aside, nearly deads.
Receiver (Pirilla Records)
Light Years (All for One)
Good and bad, music videos gave us something to talk about this year
Fashionable retro rock has jumped the shark. Here's why
January 3 at Gulfstream Park
Tammerlin tunes you in
You like this CD? So, uh, do you actually like it or do you just sorta -- oh, never mind.
These Are The Vistas (Columbia)
Good Health (Lookout)
The Strokes misbehave their way into rock critics' hearts
When our intrepid reporter moved into a house on the wrong side of the tracks, the ghetto came knocking, night after night
The Moody Blues neither rock nor roll
Frank Emilio, Television
Viva CuBop!, Trailer Bride
Beach officials hope a boatload of cops will control the half-million revelers expected on New Year's Eve
No Exit (Beyond Records)
Blondie: From CBGB's poster children to the toast of Miami Beach
Al's Not Well