In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food. Unless that's your thing, of course. But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>
Flying Lotus isn't like most acts you'll encounter at Ultra Music Festival. The Los Angeles native, born Steven Ellison and known as "FlyLo" to his fans, doesn't make dance music -- at least not in the traditional sense. The acclaimed knob fiddler (Pitchfork named his Cosmogramma the 14th best ... More >>
He's "a fucking walking paradox."In less than a year, the LA-based Odd Future crew's gone from relative obscurity to total fucking superstardom. They're slanging dick with supermodels at Fashion Week, headlining Alexander Wang's frat-themed closing party, and Tyler the Creator's spilling drinks o ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that series.
Photo by Atiba JeffersonThe ever-glowing party prince, Andrew W.K.Beer! Party! Fun! Do you know how incredibly rare it is to meet someone (let alone a fucking celebrity!) who exudes an Andrew W.K. level of pure and unironic enthusiasm for Life? Ever since he first exploded into popular consciou ... More >>
via deckalot.comWith your anemic attention span fed on endless helpings of Adult Swim, Count Chocula, and hot chronic, maybe a night of partying alongside Brooklyn rap punks Ninjasonik doesn't sound all that exciting. Well, bro, you need to get off that jaded hipster ish because these three cro ... More >>
Mark SeligerThe Hold Steady tries to get you to drink Heineken on Friday.This week, the music gods have looked down upon thee and deemed you all worthy of a smattering of free live shows. Oh, and the usual gratis art and book events are in here too. Monday: While some artists are putting their he ... More >>
Left to right: Switch, the Major, and DiploWhat do you need to know that you don't already know? Over the last few years, Switch (real name Dave Tayor) has become one of the most massive masterminds of mash-up music in this new-ish millennium. He and Diplo (real name Wesley Pentz) were the guys b ... More >>
We have no clueT-Pain's Freaknik: The Musical is exactly the sort of amalgamation of talent and weirdness that the late-night, cartoon-watching, Doritos-eating demographic lives for, but how it plays out is a mystery. "It is based on Freaknik, a once popular annual festival in Atlanta, Georgia," ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenClick here to view a full slideshow of photos from the show.Adult Swim Presents the Dethklok Tour 2009With High on Fire, Converge, Mastodon, and DethklokPompano Beach AmphitheaterSunday, November 8, 2009Better Than: Getting home in time for Robot Chicken.The Review: The curre ... More >>
With the high season in full swing, the events just keep rolling into South Florida. It was a busy weekend that even with a case of the post-Halloween doldrums that almost kept us at home, there was just too much to do and see. So here is what you missed over the weekend:Peaches at Revolution LivePh ... More >>
William Murderface, Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Nathan Explosion, Pickles, and Toki WartoothLate Generation X'ers and Gen Y blasted the notion that cartoons are only for kids. Maybe we didn't want to grow up, or maybe we just didn't want to trade creativity and imagination for the drudgery of eve ... More >>
Courtesy of The Beach ChroniclesMiami gets animated in a new graphic-animated novel from creators Gianfranco Bianchi and Kevin Sharpley. The duo teamed up to create a sexy, gritty action-thriller set against the backdrop of South Beach.Titled The Beach Chronicles, the series is the antithesis to ... More >>
photo by Matt MillerConverge, with Jacob Bannon second from rightTo the uninitiated, the Massachusetts quartet Converge can be downright terrifying. And it's not because they appear clad in face paint or leather and chains -- this underground punk-bred foursome would never waste time on costume-l ... More >>
This week I decided to try something new -- an interview. I asked my friend Tommy Newman of Murderous Rampage ten questions about his band. Here we go. Please let me know what you guys think. Brooklyn: What bands have you been in around South Florida, and what did they sound like?Tommy Newma ... More >>
Fans of Adult Swim's Metalocalypse are probably not reading this post right now. No, they're feverishly searching out tickets for the show, which goes down on November 8 at Pompano Beach Amphitheater.If you're not familiar with Metalocalypse or Dethklok, the death metal band it profiles, here's t ... More >>
Photo by Jae RubertoBlack Moth Super RainbowBlack Moth Super RainbowSaturday, August 1, 2009White Room, MiamiBetter Than: An acid throwback.There was something bittersweet about catching Black Moth Super Rainbow at White Room Saturday night. On the one hand it was among the absolute best nights P ... More >>
Ian WitlenTim and Eric backstage at Revolution Sunday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.Adult Swim Presents Tim and Eric LiveRevolution, Ft. LauderdaleSunday, February 8, 2009Better Than: Grammys, ShmammysThe Review: It takes an, um, special sensibility to really get into the Cartoon Netw ... More >>
2009 is looking to be a huge year for the Rakontur Films. Not only will they be teaming up with super-producers Michael Bay and Jerry Bruckheimer to turn their Cocaine Cowboys documentary into an HBO series, but they've also announced on their blog they're developing a half-hour series for Adult Swi ... More >>
Andre 3000, renaissance man.
A gallery burns and Lowbrow work is lost forever.
John Witherspoon is beyond hilarious
ATHFCMFFT is 87 minutes of pure art, with fries
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
They think theyre turning Japanese
Peanut Butter Wolf's return is overshadowed by Jay Dee's death
Action figures go from the toy box to the treasure chest
The Mouse and the Mask Epitaph
"Slow Wind" (Jive)
Former Miamian Kenny Scharf turns his space-age Pop Art into a cartoon
Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial
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