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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
He's addicted to hip-hop.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The man about town sounds off on new projects.
But nobody wins in James Gray's ridiculous film.
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 >>
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 >>
(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 >>
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 >>
A day-by-day breakdown of the best shows.
LP3 (XL Recordings)
"The ethics commission is a waste"
WMC honors wed like to see
The subversive mainstream friendliness of Shortbus
The ex-Black Sheep member returns to roost
Moonlighting (Loud Minority Music)
New DVD releases for the week of March 14, 2006
Fabric Live 24 (Fabric)
Cavalier artists are getting crazy in South Beach
The Stars step away from the computer and find their sound
Mello Mondays at the District
Tree City New Line
Who Is This America? (Ropeadope)
Ambulance Ltd (TVT)
The Red Thread (Red House)
The rhymes are strange and the beats are bleak, but Aesop Rock insists that his latest is anything but experimental
Bigger-than-thou Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra is bulletproof, too
Lucky Oriental Mart
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.