"I only eat fruit," Teepee frontman and songwriter, Erix S. Laurent (birth name Eric Lopez-Zareño) declared in an interview with New Times last summer.
"And I love it."
In addition to jazzing up his name and banning most food from his diet, Laurent has spent the past two years employing what ap ... More >>
Psychedelic percussionist and transgenre, globally informed music enthusiast Ed Wilcox has lived in Florida, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Texas, Scotland, Norway, Iran, Baltimore, and the intergalactic cosmos of the mind.
He has kept time for ensembles rooted in comfortably familiar North American id ... More >>
Heavy bass, ear-shredding distortion, booty beats, syrupy synths, and prime rhymes.
Even though the 305 is a sunny city, it's definitely got a weird, dark, and dirty side. So while this year's top local releases were often sexed-up and fun-obsessed, they were also experimental, X-rated, drugged-ou ... More >>
Welcome back, Teepee!
Last week, at his first Miami show in two years, Crossfade's favorite banana-fueled noisenik totally El Kabonged the crowd at Churchill's Pub, debuting ferocious songs from his second album, due later this year. And this Saturday, you'll have another chance to check out his n ... More >>
Two years ago, Teepee mastermind Erix S. Laurent was poised for a breakthrough. He took his critically acclaimed 2009 LP, Morals, on a national tour while aslo being heralded back home as a true Miami original.
Laurent had been renowned for his intense solo performances. He'd sing, play guitar, con ... More >>
When Teepee's Erix S. Laurent released his killer debut album Morals in 2009, the New Times named him Miami's Best Solo Musician. And then, well, he slipped into semi-seclusion.
But that's all changing with the release of a new single, a return to live performance, and an album release date. Maybe ... More >>