Erie (Pennsylvania)

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Mack Emerman, Criteria Studios Founder, Dead at 89

    Over a half-century ago, Mack Emerman created Criteria Studios in North Miami. In 1959, it was a modest single-room studio setup. But after forming a partnership with legendary Miami-bred producer Tom Dowd, Criteria became the headquarters for Atlantic Records South, blooming into a massive (and mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Eight Great Songs by Seven Fake Bands

    Photo from Last FMThe Wonders doing that thing...​Who's the greatest fictional group of all time? Is it Erie, Pennsylvania's The Wonders or Doug Funnie's favorite band The Beets? What about The California Raisins, the claymation cover band originally molded to advertise the California Raisin Advi ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 1999

    Polka Mania!

    From his modest headquarters in Little Haiti, polka legend Li'l Wally Jagiello spreads happiness the world over

  • News

    May 7, 1998


    Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners

  • News

    February 26, 1998

    King of the Soundboard

    Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.

  • Film

    October 10, 1996
  • News

    January 30, 1991