As an electronic dance music artist, you can either draw your influences from the relatively limited palette of styles within the genre itself, or reach beyond it. If you're Quantic (AKA Will Holland), your quest for inspiration could even take you as far as crossing the Atlantic from England to Co ... More >>
Goblin are out for blood. They're gonna gut you, and string your entrails from the rafters. Guts will explode, heads will crack, leg bones will snap under the weight of their monstrous sound. They started in Italy in 1975, scored some of the scariest horror movies of all time, and have never been ... More >>
Amid the manic hype of the so-called "EDM explosion," it is reassuring that DJs like Paul Oakenfold are still around. As one of the founding fathers of trance, Oakenfold has proven to be a dance innovator for over 20 years, influencing the masses' conception of electronic music and contributing to ... More >>
From the moment Tessanne Chin grabbed the mic and sang her heart out to Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" on season five of The Voice, the singer sent shivers down spines and made millions of Americans (and Jamaicans) jump off their couches and stare in awe at the TV screen. Chin may have gained i ... More >>
Maybe it's fitting that Valentine's Day's beginnings were filled with tales of saints and martyrs. If you feel forced to celebrate the day with poems, hearts, and flowers, blame it on 18th-century England, where the day evolved into what we now recognize as the opportunity for confectioners and flor ... More >>
How do you know when your immigration system is truly messed up? When people pay $16,000 to be smuggled more than 10,000 miles just to end up in jail and on the wrong side of an STD joke in South Florida.That's exactly what happened to some poor Brazilian bastards who posed as tourists in order to t ... More >>
England's favorite frumpy, never-been-kissed, feel-good-story of 2009 has a new album, Someone to Watch Over Me, dropping November 1. And it's generating mad buzz with the 55-to-70-year-old demographic. Susan Boyle's new record will feature a sweet blend of slow jams ranging from Joni Mitchell' ... More >>
I happened to stop by Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti yesterday for lunch and was blessed to find jill-of-all-trades Barbara Eisenhower there. She prepared a fresh batch of shepherd's pie. After eating the delectable beef meal ($6), I researched the history of the dish and found that the folks at ... More >>
Fontainebleau Miami BeachChef de Cuisine Simon Bowker technically has the biggest job at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. He oversees the banquet program, which encompasses more than 220,000 square feet of event space (and you thought your two thousand square foot apartment was impressive). H ... More >>
via facebook.com/12thplanet201212th Planet, AKA John Dadzie.John Dadzie, better known as 12th Planet, is one of the reigning kings of American dubstep. He vividly remembers the first time he was smacked upside the head with heavy bass. It was the '90s. He was a teenager in Los Angeles. And after ... More >>
On her single "Youth Blood," Josefine Jinder confesses to possessing a "late-night thirst." But gratification has been anything but immediate for the self-described electronica girl who grew up listening to Art of Noise and Aphex Twin. Her early recordings amounted to diffident mimicry, the voc ... More >>
Founder Neal Gottlieb with a modest six-scooperWell, it starts with organic Three Twins Ice Cream, which isn't cheap -- $5.25 for one scoop, two scoops for $6.95. Plus you've always gotta pay a little more for anything organic. And it's not just any sundae, but a banana split. Fruit ain't free. But ... More >>
These Cantonese crowd pleasers can't be beat.
Recognized, if not widely, as one of the planet's grandest griddlecake events.
Bengal Indian Cuisine from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Bengal Indian Cuisine restaurant at NE 20th and Biscayne Boulevard specializes in "modern Indian" food, but its influences range from traditional Northern Indian to Central Asian and Bangladeshi cooking. Owner Mainul Chowdhury's native country is B ... More >>
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