• Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Video: Vivian Girls Live at Pulse Art Fair 2009

    Vivian Girls played Pulse Art Fair at the Ice Palace on Thursday night to a small crowd. They are an all girl 3-piece rock band from Brooklyn, NYC.The Vivian Girls shouted out a show they recently played in Lake Worth that they described as a lot of fun. They'll be on the road in the UK all Januar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Art Basel Music: Avant-Pop Duo Telepathe Plays at the Vagabond Friday

    ​Brooklyn's Telepathe has been creating a stir for a little over a year now. Made up of Melissa Livaudais and Busy Gangnes, the duo's synth-heavy, atmospheric pop is reminiscent of TV on the Radio, just really girly and not as full-sounding. (TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek produced Dance Mother, Tel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Art Basel Music: Chairlift at Fountain Art Fair, December 5

    ​More often than not, Apple catches lightning in a bottle with the songs and they become fantastic vehicles for Apple's newest technology. Brooklyn-by-way-of-Boulder electronic pop trio Chairlift is the outright epitome of iPod fame. The band's song "Bruises" landed in the aforementioned commercia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Video: ¡MAYDAY! "Red Carpet Affair"

    Earlier this summer, ¡MAYDAY! released its Technology EP, which is available free for download via Bandcamp. Off that release, the guys have decided to release a video for the track "Red Carpet Affair." The video features Brooklyn musician and artist Andrew Strasser, a.k.a. Bad Brilliance, who was ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Heron

    He's addicted to hip-hop.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Heron -- With Free Mixes!

    ​The knock on the door came late; too late for most folks. But DJ Heron was working in a recording studio, where work often doesn't start till the witching hour. And the cat doing the knocking said he was a friend of a friend who'd been working in the studio earlier that night, and that he was sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The Bubble is One of South Florida's Best New Venues

    ​To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. While this blog has covered events there several times already, this week I want to talk about the Bubble in Fort Lauderdale. This place is what this town needs to bring back the D.I.Y. fist-raising of the late '80s and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: The Cinema Paradiso Record Swap

    To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. Last Sunday I went to the Cinema Paradiso record swap that was put on by Mark Pollack of New Art School. Three local bands played: the first was No Class Action, the second was Band Number 12, and the third was the Shakers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Adultnapper Plays Space This Saturday

    Adultnapper is the shadowy alter ego of Brooklyn-based DJ/producer Francis Harris, a philosophy PhD drop‐out, former political activist/hardcore punk rocker, and one of the darker iconoclastic figures of contemporary techno. For a man who once admitted to having originally hated dance music, Harri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Tuesday Night: Theophilus London at Rokbar

    Lex HernandezBrooklyn MC Theophilus London performing at Rokbar Tuesday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.Theophilus LondonTuesday, May 19, 2009Rokbar, Miami BeachBetter than: The current wave of hipster-hop.I'll start off by admitting I don't know much about the up-and-coming singer/MC T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Are You A Musician With a Cult Like Following? Why Don't You Have a Stadium Yet?

    After the news that Jimmy Buffet had partnered with the Miami Dolphins to rename Dolphin Stadium as "LandShark" Stadium, a number of other notable musician with cult-like followings looked up and said, "Wait, you can do that? Like, if you have enough money you can just pay to have a major city landm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Environmental Posers

    Photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. What I'd like to talk about today is an event I went to last week at the Bank of America tower downtown in honor of Earth Hour 2009. A friend of mine was working the event, and cal ... More >>

  • Music

    March 19, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn

    The man about town sounds off on new projects.

  • Film

    February 12, 2009

    Shiksa v. Jew in Two Lovers

    But nobody wins in James Gray's ridiculous film.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    The Govind Burger

    The barrage of burgers continues unabated. Two more Five Guys  are poised to proffer their patties to the public -- one in the old Dogma space at Washington Ave. and 15th Street in South Beach, the other in Aventura Mall. But a bigger burger banner headline is that Govind Armstrong and the folk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Over the Weekend - Estelle, The Rub, and Taste of MiMo

    The temperature dropped again this weekend, but we our counting our blessings because we aren't freezing our asses off in the dark like some people in Kentucky. We'll take post-hurricane humidity over freezing-cold any day.So while we warm up, here is what you missed over the weekend:Estelle and Joh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Studio A Shooter Charged With First-Degree Murder

    (Photo by Ivon David Rojas)The Herald reported yesterday a small item following up on this past April's shooting at the now-defunct Studio A. A 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 24-year-old alleged victim. The shooting took place on Sunday, April 14, duri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Art Basel's Winners and Losers

    No more art, please! Our eyes have had enough. Really! Between the fairs, we were tempted to take naps in the car. But thankfully everything is back to normal and we can look back at the art orgy that is Art Basel Miami Beach and the satellite fairs. Yes, now it's time to assess the good, the bad, a ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    Art Basel's Got Music Too

    A day-by-day breakdown of the best shows.

  • Music

    July 17, 2008


    LP3 (XL Recordings)

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008
  • News

    August 30, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of August 30, 2007

    "The ethics commission is a waste"

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Award Tour

    WMC honors wed like to see

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2007
  • Film

    October 5, 2006

    The Harder They Come

    The subversive mainstream friendliness of Shortbus

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

    The ex-Black Sheep member returns to roost

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Tanya Morgan

    Moonlighting (Loud Minority Music)

  • Home Entertainment

    March 16, 2006

    Hoop Dreams Come True

    New DVD releases for the week of March 14, 2006

  • Home Entertainment

    March 9, 2006
  • Music

    December 1, 2005


    Fabric Live 24 (Fabric)

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Frisbee's Art Asylum

    Cavalier artists are getting crazy in South Beach

  • News

    November 10, 2005
  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Inflated Constellations

    The Stars step away from the computer and find their sound

  • Music

    August 25, 2005
  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    Mello Mondays at the District

  • Music

    April 28, 2005


    Rock Crap

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Robbers on High Street

    Tree City New Line

  • Dining

    October 28, 2004
  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

    Who Is This America? (Ropeadope)

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Ambulance Ltd

    Ambulance Ltd (TVT)

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Lucy Kaplansky

    The Red Thread (Red House)

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Fabled Aesop

    The rhymes are strange and the beats are bleak, but Aesop Rock insists that his latest is anything but experimental

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Elephant Talk

    Bigger-than-thou Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra is bulletproof, too

  • Finest Foods

    May 16, 2002


    Lucky Oriental Mart

  • Music

    April 15, 1999
  • News

    August 28, 1997
  • Music

    August 7, 1997
  • News

    March 27, 1997

    Mr. Basketball

    Dozens of pro hoops pioneers retired to South Florida, destined to grow old and die in obscurity. Not if Jack Shaber has anything to say about it.

  • News

    January 30, 1997
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