Valerie Martino epitomizes the present-day dichotomy of the eclectic and experimental subset of music known simply as noise.
Martino is a primary agitator in the scene's gradual (and then exponential) embrace of electronic dance music spanning from cold wave and industrial to minimal techno and aci ... More >>
Noise music is riddled with freaks.Just like the circus, urban downtowns, and Ultra Music Festival right as the clock strikes fuck-a-tree-o'clock - this envelope pushing, challenging, and potentially full-of-shit genre is a straight up 24/7 weirdo convention.
But out of all the beardos, hippies, ar ... More >>
Psychedelic percussionist and transgenre, globally informed music enthusiast Ed Wilcox has lived in Florida, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Texas, Scotland, Norway, Iran, Baltimore, and the intergalactic cosmos of the mind.
He has kept time for ensembles rooted in comfortably familiar North American id ... More >>
See also "Ten Raging Punks (And Other Rockers) Who Crashed the Daytime Talk Show Circuit."
Punk rock is more than just a genre of music. It's an attitude, a lifestyle, a way of carrying oneself in the face of life's silly bullshit and tired assholes.
But if we can define what punk is, then we can ... More >>
It's the first long weekend of the year, a three-day celebration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King would've been 83 years old if he hadn't been gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee, by James Earl Ray, an evil son-of-a-bitch who hated social justice and equality. Thankfully, ho ... More >>
A little casual, late-night browsing of Esquire's website (no, we don't only read Perez and TMZ) led to quite the startling discovery: The cologne-drenched men's magazine has named two of Miami's favorite dives, Jimbo's and Churchill's Pub, to its list of The Best Bars in America 2011.
This list ... More >>
Celebrate Jazid's quince with Locos Por JuanaDo you remember when you turned 15?
Think back ... You're in high school now. You're free to apply for your restricted driver's license, and that's a step closer to freedom. Here in Miami, it probably means a quinceañera. Dude, it's kind of a moment ... More >>
When you think about the second wave of New York City hardcore, there's Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today, Earth Crisis, and scene daddies Agnostic Front. You could casually dismiss Madball for its role in that classic era. And the way I see it, the reason is Madball frontman Freddy Cricien be ... More >>
Read the Johnny Salton memorial piece from this week's print edition of New Times.
The Psycho Daisies
Pushin' Up Daisies
Arguably more of an EP than an LP, this vinyl-only release contains seven tracks of the finest blues-influenced psychedelic punk rock ... More >>
I've known Joe (or Joey as he was then) since the salad days of Cheers. Those were fun days that got even funner when we found out he frequented my friend's mother's liquor store in Kendall. For many years, there was a running joke that he owed me twenty bucks, so much so, that I even believe ... More >>
Twenty years on, memories of binge drinking and epic guitar slashing still lingerIn the late '80s and early '90s, The Button South in Hallandale was the place for punk and heavy metal. Every night, sweaty hordes of South Floridians would converge to rock out, head-bang, and hail Satan until sunri ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenTo view a slideshow of photos from the event, click here.CP Rocks Presents: Can I Say-Sunday II With Tongues of the Heartworm and AnchormanCinema Paradiso, Fort LauderdaleSunday, August 30, 2009Better Than: An hour-long sermon The Review:This past Sunday marked the second insta ... More >>
Jacob KatelA signed photo bought off the auction block of the Miami Playboy Club that was located on 77th and Biscayne from 1961 - 1984 sits in the back office at Churchill's Pub. Churchill's Pub aka Churchill's Hideaway is getting ready to celebrate 30 years in existence in Miami's Little Haiti. ... More >>