Chilly. Brainy. Still sexy.
Dressed like a superstylish Italo-disco dude who drives a Delorean, dances alone to Madonna, and dates his vintage synths, Johnny Jewel is the coolly smooth operator at the center of the Italians Do It Better family, not to mention indietronica crew Glass Candy and so ... More >>
Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller is an ex-punk. Who else?This weekend, while you're spending Memorial Day sipping a fruity mixed drink and fist pumping to the newest Ke$ha dubstep remix, take a good long hard look at the DJ.
Yeah, lots of ravers and club kids have full sleeves. But there's a good chan ... More >>
The Electric PickleMiami is inseparable from her
nightlife and clubs. But she's also a gold-digging, glamor-drunk whore.
Ninety percent of the establishments around town (especially in South
Beach) cater to people with a truly masochistic approach to nightlife,
and it's all because of that in ... More >>
Dino Felipe celebrates the release of his 50th album.An unfortunate side effect of experimental music in the 21st century is the inflated discography.
In this age of instant access and oversharing, demos are pressed on vinyl and every piss, moan, and fart ends up streaming on the internet. Acr ... More >>
Glass Candy: Ida No and Johnny Jewel.Last time Italo-disco duo Glass Candy played live at the Vagabond, it was almost a year ago to a sell-out crowd. It's odd, really ... The pair has scored cult status in a city that's rarely passionate about anything.
But how can you not be mesmeriz ... More >>
photo by Jonathan PostalThis New Times file photo from 2005 shows Reskin, left, with Sweat co-founder emeritus Sara Yousuf, and a young DJ Matt Cash.Earlier today we posted the beginning of a chat with Sweat Records head Lolo Reskin, looking back on five successful, even improbable, years as an i ... More >>
This interview is with up-and-coming local DJ Matthew Andrews, a.k.a. MGA. Folks might know him from some downtown hotspots like the Vagabond, where he pops in for the occasional Friday set. His main gig, though, is holding it down in South Miami, at the long-running Shuffle Tuesdays party at Fox ... More >>
The Golden FilterWe're about a month away from Art Basel Miami Beach, and yes, the art tends to be the bigger focus, but a great bonus is usually the influx of musical performers during the week. Last year alone, we saw performances by Casiotone For the Painfully Alone, Panda Bear, The Gossip, MS ... More >>
Photo by Lex HernandezJunior Boys with WoodhandsSaturday, October 24, 2009The Vagabond, Miami
Better Than: Staying home, lighting some candles, putting So This Is Goodbye on blast and spending some quality bedroom time with someone special ...well maybe.
The Junior Boys threw a H ... More >>
When disco revivalists Glass Candy performed at the Vagabond back in September we were told they were surprised by the turnout and audience response. But with sweet hooks and silky production, how can you not fall in love with the duo? Well, while surfing the web this weekend, we stumble across vi ... More >>
Photo by Michael MaryanoffGlass CandyFriday, September 11, 2009Vagabond, MiamiBetter than: Most live performers I've seen, when it comes to sheer energy, personality, and grit onstage.Hot damn, did all the hipsters come out of the woodwork for the Glass Candy show on Friday night! I've never seen ... More >>
The weekend was definitely a busy one. And while the skies poured over South Florida Saturday and Sunday, things didn't seem to slow down. But in case the deluge kept you away from the action, here is what you missed over the weekend:Glass Candy at the VagabondPhoto by Michael MaryanoffIt seems l ... More >>
No one said that lasting through the summer of 2009 would be easy, but alas, you've made it and finally there's shit to do on the weekend. Major shit to do. Tonight it's all about the music: Married duo Calahoney jams at Tobacco Road, techno gets the Pickle treatment by Bruno Pronsato, syn ... More >>
Ida No and Johnny Jewel of Glass Candy.If you're planning to stop by the Vagabond tonight to check out Portland duo Glass Candy, you are definitely in for a disco-laced treat. But if your knowledge on the pair is pretty much equivalent to your knowledge of quantum physics, let us give you the cli ... More >>
Glass CandyFriday, September 11*Glamorous new disco duo Glass Candy plays the Vagabond in Miami tonight -- and you can still purchase advance tickets online for $10 from Wantickets. Act fast, though, because that offer runs out at 8 p.m. Click here for full details about the show. *Boston-area up ... More >>