The electronic dance music world wasn't always so obsessed with the age of its DJs. But Chapel Hill, North Carolina native Porter Robinson, who hit the international scene at 17, may have started an industry-wide mania for the so-called "prodigy." Even tweens are getting record deals in 2014. But h ... More >>
Just about an hour's flight from Miami lies Grand Cayman, the largest of three islands that make up the Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman is best known for two things -- beautiful beaches and international banking. The island, filled with pristine hotels and condos lining the sugar sands of Seven Mile Be ... More >>
"I only eat fruit," Teepee frontman and songwriter, Erix S. Laurent (birth name Eric Lopez-Zareño) declared in an interview with New Times last summer. "And I love it." In addition to jazzing up his name and banning most food from his diet, Laurent has spent the past two years employing what ap ... More >>
The hottest ticket in town this weekend may not have been in the Grand Tasting Village or some of the official parties. It seems that the celebs in town for the event were dining and drinking at various small gatherings and uber-private receptions at different venues scattered around Miami and Mi ... More >>
The phrase "farm to table" to me implies lush green produce being wrenched from the ground, maybe run under a garden hose, and then plopped onto your waiting plate.Apparently, I need to consult my rural dictionary, because what happened to the locally sourced and fresh fruits and veggies between ... More >>
The great college football blight in Florida continues as not a single team from the state is in the AP poll. Before the release of the week seven poll, that hadn't happened since 1982. Though, while the Big 3 -- University of Florida, Florida State, and University Miami -- now sit at three losse ... More >>
photo by Alex RendonBen PrestageThe Dexter Romweber Duo and Ben PrestagePropaganda, Lake WorthFriday, October 9, 2009Better Than: Sharing corn whiskey with a friendThe Review:Last Friday at Propaganda was an evening of sweaty, unabashed musical revival. Both acts on the evening's bill, the Dexter ... More >>
Bond Street, one of our best sushi establishments, is opening a branch in the tony Thompson Beverly Hills hotel (the flagship Bond Street is in NY - SoBe's opened in 2001). One of the cooler treats at the new place will be soy sauce "caviar", tiny dots of the dark liquid encased in thin-skinned m ... More >>
Dan Kennedy's Rock On: An Office Power Ballad.
Rides: Sorry for the late notice on this one, but: Tonight, the Emerge Miami’s Critical Mass will be riding bikes at Shark Valley in the Everglades. Meet at Coconut Grove Metrorail stop at 6:00, or at Shark Valley at 7:00. If you’d like to stay closer to home, the other Critical Mass (the pun ... More >>
"You publish this garbage here because you can"
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Put a Cork in It
Our beloved Heatseekers brave torn jeans and raw nerves on the road to a garage rock battle royal
The Crumbs spread their disease
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Seconds Before the Accident (Alias)
Down to the Promised Land: 5 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)
Viva CuBop!, Trailer Bride
Cover your ears or bask in the blare. Miami avant-skronkers Harry Pussy, Rat Bastard, and Tom Smith's To Live and Shave in L.A. have launched an audacious aural assault on the senses. But is anyone out there listening?