kbdrecords.comThe Essentials Fast Music in a Slow Town (Safety Net Records & Tapes) The Essentials were part of the early South Florida punk explosion of the late '70s and early '80s. And this EP, Fast Music in a Slow Town, is a sweet blend of straight-up punk rock with touches of hardcore a ... More >>
Hearing Damage: The Rat Opera is one of those little artistic things that pop up that are so uniquely weird and South Floridian. Yes, it's an actual opera about longtime local producer and noise god Frank Falestra, a.k.a. Rat Bastard. It debuted last year at Tobacco Road and Churchill's, but if y ... More >>
With Xela Zaid, Alex Diaz mines the wonderful world of noise
Miami scenesters sound off
The majestic South Beach theater, soon to reopen as a dance club, has been to ruin and back
A 50-year-old Biscayne Bay institution builds a dock to the 21st Century
September 3 - 9, 1998
Cover your ears or bask in the blare. Miami avant-skronkers Harry Pussy, Rat Bastard, and Tom Smith's To Live and Shave in L.A. have launched an audacious aural assault on the senses. But is anyone out there listening?
The Hideaway branches out without sacrificing its roots
It's time for early-Eighties nostalgia, thanks to a record store's anniversary celebration of Miami's rip-roaring rock
And the rest of the United States. Scraping Teeth grinds to the top of the bottom.
Miami Rocks takes the fifth, but people are talking anyway
Buy the other guy lunch. I'll have a beer.