Who will survive Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week 2013?
With UMF becoming a two-weekend behemoth and WMC/MMW turning into a ten-day smackdown, the month of March in the MIA has officially become an insane EDM endurance test. And here is the most important rule: Do ... More >>
These days, Dirtybird Records is almost as famous for its grilled meats as its ass-clapping beats. Blame a successful ten-year run of the San Francisco crew's infamous renegade Golden Gate BBQ parties, not to mention last year's inaugural WMC installment which broke the party concept to Dirtybird's ... More >>
The mashup is a decadent, triumphant symbol of the digital age's too-deep pool of influences.
Before the internet, you had to save your pennies and hunt down sounds (and information about them) like a bounty hunter. Before electricity, you straight up had to wait until someone with an instrume ... More >>
Does the Godfather of Heavy Metal get crunk? You bet he does. It seems like enough time has passed since the sweaty-armpit era of mainstream rock (otherwise known as the Nu-Metal Dark Ages) that we can finally, maybe, approach the subject of fusing hip-hop with rock and roll.
It wasn't always Fr ... More >>
Shep the Selector doing work.If he wasn't a graphically ingenious (albeit conceptually vacant) international art star, would anyone give a shit about Shepard Fairey's DJ sets? Nope. Not unless they were drunk and dying for a dose of radio-ready epicness.
But he's the dude who invented OBEY and O ... More >>
Brand Nubian's eyeing you.Ahh, the glory days of the boom-bap era. Remember backpacks, shell tops, and real MCs who actually rapped. Those dudes would have laughed in the face of auto-tune. Well, relive your high school days when classic '90s hip-hop crew Brand Nubian drops a rare performance thi ... More >>
Hoc n' PuckyMiami events devoted to quality hip-hop may take a little digging to find, but they're there. If you've found them, you're probably already familiar with the circuit of weeklies and one-offs put on by IAmYourVillain. If not, get schooled on Wednesday, April 14 at the Standard, when the l ... More >>
via myspace.com/soulflower777Soulflower, the evening's hostessOfficial Listening Party for Soulflower's Electric Mothership Saturday, May 30, 2009 The Tikki Beach Boat, Miami BeachBetter Than: Whatever was going on across the street at the Eden Roc.The Review:It's officially summer, as Miami's sc ... More >>