Rhythm Foundation's 25th Season Celebration
Featuring Gilberto Gil
New World Center, Miami Beach
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Better Than: Tim Robbins's CD collection in High Fidelity.
Last night, the Rhythm Foundation kicked off its 25th season of international music by hosting an intimate evening ... More >>
As executive director of the Rhythm Foundation, Laura Quinlan is more than a little familiar with world music stereotypes.
"Guys sitting around the fire playing their digeridoos," she offers, playfully. "Full-moon drumming."
In fact, parodies of international folk's hippie and/or New Age contingen ... More >>
From the Prince of Brooklyn to the baddest 'fro in popular experimental jazz ... The Adrienne Arsht Center has just announced the six-act lineup for its inaugural Live at Knight concert series.
Jumping off in October with Talib Kweli & Res's Idle Worship and ending seven months later with Esper ... More >>
Photo by Daniel Klajmic, via galcosta.com.brBrazen Brazilian songbird Gal Costa.It's possible you're not too familiar with Gal Costa. Hell, you may have never heard of her. But if that's the case, you probably aren't all that into Brazilian music in the first place. Because Costa's career in musi ... More >>
Ah, the Supergroup. She's a fickle mistress for musicians, often paying massive dividends for the investment of brilliant musical minds, but other times ... not so much. Examples of successful collaborations range from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young and the Traveling Wilburys to Velvet Revolver, ... More >>
Gilberto Gil is one of the rare foxes managing to carve an almost five-decade career while remaining in the shadows of larger names that have come and gone. While successfully spreading the beauty of Brazilian music across the continents, he's done the same for Brazilian listeners by infusing the st ... More >>
Just a few items we wrestled from the jaws of this week's New Times
print edition.In Music: Aside from massive WMC/Ultra coverage from Miami, Lee Zimmerman confirms that Rodney Atkins really is just a simple guy and Gilberto Gil rolls through the Broward Center.In News: Figh ... More >>
It's a Sunday evening at the local studios of WDNA, one of the only true indie radio stations in all of America. It's raining outside, an unholy alliance of torrent and drizzle, but in here there's nothing but sunshine. Brazilian sunshine, that is. As if one were on the beaches of Rio during Carn ... More >>