Dan Black

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    June 14, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best Weekly Party

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Lex HernandezUncle Luke's "backup dancers" during his performance at LIV.​Dirty HairyLIV at the Fontainebleau4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach 33140305-674-468 ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010

    A Chat with Dan Black: Wonky Pop, Breakups, Biggie Smalls, and the Ultra fest

    ​A couple of months ago, British electro-indie-art-rock-retro-pop guy Dan Black made his first trip to Miami to play Dirty Hairy at LIV. (Check out a video here.) That night, he sat down with the New Times to talk about emerging music genres, ex-bandmates, copyright squabbles with the bride of B.I ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    February 10, 2010

    New Mixtape From Dan Black, Playing Ultra March 26

    ​Turns out mixtapes aren't just for rappers. But British critical darling Dan Black, who recently played to a somewhat unappreciative crowd at LIV, doesn't have much use for genre constraints. A rare pop singer (to try to label him simply) who creates his own compositions, he travels easily betwee ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    January 22, 2010

    Garage Tapes: Dan Black Meets Dirty Hairy

    Normally, I prefer to spend my time and money in clubs that look, feel, and smell like actual garages. But this past Wednesday, I chose instead to spend my time and money in the sex dens of that 21st century disco Sodom, otherwise known as LIV. The night was long, sleazy, and decadent to the point ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    MP3 of the Day: "Symphonies" by Dan Black, Playing LIV January 20

    In the early- to mid-aughts there was a huge deluge of post-Strokes revivalists that flooded and clogged the scene. Sometime around 2006, it all hit critical mass, Casablancas and Co. went on indefinite hiatus, and the thing began to die. Meanwhile, a new trend -- electro-tinged, indie pop mash-ups ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Diplo, Dan Black, Calvin Harris Confirmed for Dirty Hairy at LIV's Winter Schedule

    Calvin Harris performs at LIV Febrary 24.​We've been a little quiet lately on LIV's Wednesday night party Dirty Hairy. Partly because the acts that have been booked lately are more gimmicky than actually, er, talented. Nothing wrong with gimmick -- a mega-club of LIV's size needs to make money -- ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    Passion Pit, Caspa Added to Ultra Music Festival 2010 Lineup UPDATE

    Photo by Chrissy PiperPassion Pit​Here comes the Ultra Music Festival shuffle! You have to remember nothing is concrete even on the day of the festival (Bloc Party canceled last year at the last minute). According to an official press release from Ultra's organizers, indie-rock band Passion Pit ha ... More >>