Since forming in 2004, Austin, Texas,' Black Angels have become the proverbial torchbearers of traditional psychedelia, wringing aural acid trips from the keys of reverb-soaked combo organs and droning sitars for the better part of ten years now. But beyond an impressive discography of its own dru ... More >>
In the shadows of a cocaine skyline, in the bitter freeze of winter, with fewer than a legion of supporters, and a raging douchenozzle hellbent on destruction ... The seven samurai of Fishbone gathered by the river, armed for battle, and unleashed a sonic boom of future funk on the Tobacco Road pa ... More >>
Virtuoso is a word that immediately comes to mind to describe Ben Westbeech. Singer, producer, DJ, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist -- he's even mastered the über-classy cello. And the breadth of Westbeech's creativity is not limited to his solo work. He's also a prolific collaborator whose 2011 ... More >>
What's got six strings, four hands, a kit full of skins, and a fuzz box? The Deaf Poets, a two-man band from the MIA featuring guitarist-songwriter Sean Wouters and drummer Nicolas Espinosa.The duo's catchy garage sound tempers lo-fi wildness with digital recording value for an ear-friendly dos ... More >>
Many famous musicians have spent a day or three in jail for driving drunk, holding drugs, or something really stupid. But only the select few have spent a serious stretch of time in prison, which brings us to David Allan Coe. The original country outlaw performs Friday at the Culture Room in Fort La ... More >>
photo by Alex RendonThe Alligator Alley Allstars played the bar's send-off party on Friday night.Alligator Alley was one of the most distinctive venues we had in South Florida. Where else could you munch on savory gator ribs, sip on a crisp microbrew, and listen to funky New Orleans zydeco all at ... More >>
As a baby of the '80s (well, I was actually born in '78), John Hughes' films played an important role in entertaining and, in all likelihood, shaping me. VHS copies of Vacation, Christmas Vacation, The Great Outdoors, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Uncle Buck, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Mr. ... More >>
The above video is from an 8mm film transfer shot by a fifteen year old South Florida kid on May 18, 1968. The images come from the Miami Pop Festival, which featured The Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa's band), Chuck Berry, Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and more ... More >>
Five Across the Eyes lashes out
DVD releases for the week of June 20, 2006
It's a three-hour halftime show
After 50 years onstage, vintage rocker Jimmy Cavallo gets his due
Jon Paris doesn't need the government to ratify his music or his memories
Los Piojos Ritual "Delanuca"
Los Piojos Verde Paisaje del Infierno "Delanuca"
Harmonica Baron Thielemans suffers the jazz bug gladly
Vue's Jonah Buffa wants you to know his band doesn't just stand there like the Strokes
New Beats from the Delta
Start with the Soul (Hannibal)
The Big Bang! Best of the MC5 (Rhino)
Who in his right mind would have passed up the chance to join the Beatles? Rock-and-raving pianist Roy Young did. Regrets? Don't get him started.
If Quentin Taratino were cool, he wouldv'e gone to Finland
What accounts for the alarming shortage of happy feet among South Florida's rock crowds?
Bluesman Phillip Walker's musical sojourn comes full circle
The rich brown joe flow has been the grounds for plenty of perky pop
Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin treads deep Waters
One lable hopes to prove the blues deserve a fair hearing