It's little wonder that any attempt to get Jim Lauderdale on the phone can become something of a challenge. After all, given the man's propensity for extreme multi-tasking, any chance of catching him when he's not in the studio would seem to require both expert timing and enormous luck. Indeed, ... More >>
Cult musician and visual artist Daniel Johnston might just suffer from an excess of mythology. For some two decades, the Austin-based performer has found champions for his work in big names like Tom Waits and Beck. But it's in the past decade or so, particularly after the release of the 2005 movie T ... More >>
Blink 182's Travis Barker defies death. Rock 'n' roll makes ordinary men and women immortal. Almost. They're regular people who were born unfamous and will someday die, just like us. But because they're awesome at playing the guitar or howling into a mike (you know, rocking), they become the ce ... More >>
Deaf Poets via MySpaceDeaf Poets is a Miami music duo starring Nicolas Espinosa and Sean Wouters. These two duded sound like the Black Keys making love with early Kings of Leon in a '60s garage. And yet they've got their own sort of sexy, spirited vibe that's impossible to ignore. This Thursday ... More >>
Associated Press26. George Hamilton, who are you trying to fool?Look, there's no denying that Art Basel is the best thing to happen to Miami since cocaine. The money, the buzz, the makeover to the city's image, blah blah blah. We know. We love it, and we'll be excited for it all over again next y ... More >>
Photo by Jose FloresThe Strange BoysJacuzzi Boyswith Strange Boys, Gentleman Jesse and His Men, and Electric Bunniesat Churchill's Pub, MiamiSeptember 5, 2010 Better than: last Sunday, next Sunday. The Review:"We'd like to thank Sailor ... um ... Sailor ... Sailor Jerry" were the first of few wo ... More >>
Let's face it, everybody loves Top 10 lists. And everybody loves Transit Lounge, whether because of the ample beer selection, the reasonably priced drinks or their undying commitment to providing quality live shows. So, combining two things of extraordinary awesomeness into one, here's something ... More >>
Jacob Jeffries Band ...Waiting for the Piano Movers...Eleven:11 Entertainment Jacob Jeffries is absurdly young -- barely out of his teens -- to be so abundantly talented. And despite his age, he's clawed his way to the top strata of South Florida's pop elite, thanks to last year's aptly titled ... More >>
Miami singer/songwriter Daphna Rose sounds like a folky lounge singer, blending expressive and insightful lyrical arrangements with her brand of accessible bluesy pop. When she reaches for the chorus of this featured MP3, singing "There's room for a miracle in my life," ... More >>
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Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that should ... More >>
Joe Jackson Saturday, November 15, 2008 The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater Joe Jackson has always occupied an upper strata in the world of rock, an artist who’s daringly dabbled in a variety of seemingly disparate genres and pulled each off with convincing aplomb. He took flig ... More >>
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Bajofondo dredges wide and deep.
Two Men with the Blues (Blue Note)
Ivon David Rojas THE POLICE CRUZAN AMPHITHEATRE SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2008 Better Than: What’s better than sitting in traffic for three hours? Somewhere in Palm Beach County there is a sadistic concert-hater who said, “I know, let’s close half of Southern Boulevard out by the Fairgrounds – t ... More >>
New Theatre gets gritty with A Nervous Smile.
Dave Grohl refuses to take death lying down.
Make Do with What You Got Shout! Factory
The Fiery Furnaces EP Rough Trade
Shake the Sheets Lookout
You Are Free "Matador Records"
This land is pa'ti, pa'mi
The Hill (Overcoat)
VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed
The rich brown joe flow has been the grounds for plenty of perky pop
Here comes another singer-songwriter-guitarist-plumber
The music biz mixes and matches to line its coffers
Buy the other guy lunch. I'll have a beer.