What makes someone a hack? A hack purports to be something they're not. It's a person who holds themselves above others on false grounds. The entertainment industry is full of them, and tons of people get into the music industry for the "wrong" reasons. We can't help ourselves from feeling a highly ... More >>
Electronic music producers Michael Vincent Patrick and Theodore Paul Nelson, better known as Designer Drugs, represent the grimy underground club scene of the New York-Philly axis. Don't expect to ever find them there, though. Almost as soon as Patrick and Nelson began the project, halfway throug ... More >>
Dharma and Phaxas of OrganicArmaBand-breaking showcases don't get any bigger than College Media Journal's Music Marathon (aka CMJ). Sure, the Austin-based South by Southwest has more than a few moments to its credit. And yes, Miami's own Winter Music Conference can sometimes even be counted on as ... More >>
Marques Wyatt gets deep at Electric PickleFriday, August 7*Soulful house great Marques Wyatt spins at Electric Pickle in Miami, with support from local favorites Djinji Brown and Tomas Ceddia. Admission is just $10 before midnight. Click here for full details. *Orlando indie rock favorites ... More >>
Miami's retro electro-dance duo BFGF will bring the party to Fort Lauderdale's Brick Rock Bar Wednesday, performing their blend of minimalistic electronic instrumentation and Casiotone-loving Fischerspooner clash. While songs like the cheeky "Electric Supermodel" and "Super-dude-fuckin-A-licious" ar ... More >>
Neutral Milk Hotel's 1998 classic was a top seller at BackboneMoving Units is a new column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling music at South Florida independent record stores. Top Sellers for the Week of May 22-29:Sweat Records, Miami1. It's Blitz, Yeah Yeah Yeahs2. Entertainment, Fischersp ... More >>
photo by Jacqueline CariniDharma, leader of organicArmaLocal live electronic act organicArma are doubtless celebrating a wish come true. Band leader Dharma has long been an outspoken admirer of the New York art-electro-pop outfit Fischerspooner, hinting to me last winter that he wanted to book them ... More >>
And plans for the next Blue Man Group are in the works.
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