Rubin Hurricane Carter, whose wrongful conviction of a New Jersey murder became the subject of a Denzel Washington film and a Bob Dylan song, has died at his home in Toronto. Carter grew up in Passaic, New Jersey. He was an army boxing champion, and later won more than 50 bouts, most by knockout. ... More >>
Wale's third full-length release, The Gifted, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 when it dropped in July. But the DC rapper has never sold a platinum single, and he's cool with that fact. Because in an era dominated by quick hits, he's into making albums. And eventually he plans to sell en ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
Rock critic Greil Marcus.Greil Marcus and Alex Rossat the Miami Book FairSaturday, November 20, 2010Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, MiamiBetter than: Watching an Almost Famous meets Ray meets I'm Not There hybrid. Unless you're an avid, anal-retentive reader, you're probably not familiar with ... More >>
Buddy Guy plays the Arsht Center.Blues badass Buddy Guy -- along with Big Easy piano man Dr. John -- performs Friday at the Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht Center. A huge influence on Eric Clapton and countless others, Guy continues to elate audience members with his guitar heroics at the g ... More >>
via rpof.orgJim Greer thinks censorship is very American.All summer long I have gone shit-house-rat-crazy observing the likes of Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly, Karl Rove and the rest of The Right's evil elite dispense fear-mongering falsehoods in a desperate attempt to stop some much nee ... More >>
via nakedeyesmusic.comWith 1980s playlists all the rage these days, you don't have to be of a certain age to appreciate the tuneful joy of Naked Eyes' 1983 "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me." But it helps. If only for the fact that you can count yourself among those who were there when ... More >>
A new Sunday lounge party gives credit where its due.
Brendan OâHara & Komakozie - The Big Bounce bring something new to something old.
A special RNC edition.
Six essential Irish acts that would win St. Paddys approval.
Talented locals come together in harmony
You knew this one was coming
First Blues (Water)
Let the New Times be your music guide during this holiday season
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?
The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack
Koerner's picking and singing spans four decades of Americana
Nostalgic for Cuba's music and mobsters
Tom Petty, still drawling after all these years
July 16 - 22, 1998
Chris Smither prefers building songs to building houses
You can kiss the clarinet goodbye -- it's time for a real wind instrument
Betan's still solo flying high, and nobody knows it better than Miami