At Thea Pizzeria and Café, rays of sunlight filter through a floor-to-ceiling glass wall. They warm the petite 38-seat café and illuminate scattered pizzas sprinkled with emerald leaves of baby arugula. Across from the window, a 30-square-foot, 210,000-piece glass mosaic mural made in Italy by lux ... More >>
With 12th Planet, Sounduo and SuperVision
Fillmore Miami Beach
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Better Than: Pretty Lights has ever been.
The man known as Pretty Lights puts on one hell of a show. He's really gotta bring it with that kinda name. And he definitely lives up to the hype.
The F ... More >>
See the full 39-photo slideshow of Avicii at the American Airlines Arena.
Avicii's Le7els Tour
American Airlines Arena, Miami
Friday, June 8, 2012
Better Than: It being past 11 p.m. and not knowing your kids' whereabouts.
Avicii is taking over.
He's captured the hearts and minds of America's ne ... More >>
Yes, Avicii is a huge name in house music right now. But what do you really know about Tim Bergling?
Sure, you've heard "Levels" a million times. You can see he resembles a young Leonardo DiCaprio. And you're probably aware that he's setting off on North America's first all-arena EDM tour.
But be ... More >>
Back in the 1990s, Fatboy Slim helped establish the standard for EDM producers breaking through to the mainstream.
A decade and half later, DJs and producers are once again showing up on Top 40 and what's left of MTV. We're not saying Slim has any sort of axe to grind. But it's quite possible a ... More >>
The EDM game is tough.
Before you get the big dollars, you've
got to pay your dues and take a few hits. So it's no surprise most of these heavy
hitters are well into their 30s or even older.
But over the last couple of years, there's been a
youth invasion of the scene. And suddenly, some of ... More >>
Rising Swedish star Avicii is one of the hottest DJ-producers in
contemporary house music. His massive hit "Levels," which samples recently deceased
Etta James's "Something's Got a Hold on Me," gets so much play that it's almost become
obnoxious. But before you start hating on the guy for no r ... More >>
Etta James, may her vocal chords be dipped in platinum and preserved for future generations, has died at 73 due to complications from leukemia as well as alzheimers, dementia, and Hepatitis C.
James won six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll, Blues, and ... More >>
You might know New York DJ Jonathan Toubin from his Soul Clap Dance-Off parties. He brought Miami's best and most adventurous dancers to their knees last February just days before the Bruise Cruise with soulful music that kept us dancing all night. Spinning only vinyl, his music comes from a genu ... More >>
public domain image via Florida Guy 128 on wikimedia commons.Hallandale Beach at SunsetThe image above is of the sleepy-looking beachside town called Hallandale, Florida and gives no indication of the city's Black musical history. But the Palms in Hallandale, just north of Miami, otherwise known ... More >>