A media titan who made billions buying up everything from Graceland to American Idol, is poised to become the Tsar of Miami Beach nightlife. New York businessman Robert F. X. Sillerman has made a significant investment in the Opium Group -- owners of Mansion, Set, Mokai, Cameo, and Opium at the Sem ... More >>
You're dead. But that doesn't mean you can't earn big bucks. Shit, croaking could be the best career move ever. Forbes recently broke down this year's most paid, most dead celebrities. And six of those ultra-wealthy, superdeceased folks are in the music business. Nothing's gonna stop them from sell ... More >>
Andrew BirdWith Here We Go MagicFillmore Miami BeachMonday, October 8, 2012Better Than: Combing NPR's All Songs Considered archives. Last night, the Fillmore Miami Beach was temporarily transformed back into the old Jackie Gleason Theater as incredibly skilled multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird brou ... More >>
Poor little Michael Jackson. He was a weirdo. But on his 54th birthday, we ask ourselves, "Was the King of Pop ever really happy?" Maybe when he was dancing. Or hugging loyal fans. Or riding his totally awesome ferris wheel. But we can almost guarantee he wouldn't be happy with the way we've all ... More >>
Will it ever be the same without Elvis Presley? Americans have spent three decades trying to accept a world without him. But we just can't let go of the King. Upwards of 75,000 people are willingly sweating their balls off outside of Presley's Memphis estate, Graceland, to commemorate the 35th a ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenCheck out the full 30-photo Vampire Weekend slideshow.Vampire WeekendWith the Very Best and Beach HouseWednesday, October 13, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: Madras cocktails and self-loathing at a WASP family gathering. (Probably?)Enough verbiage has been devoted to p ... More >>
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On February 14, things have a way of turning ugly.
People are ready for a fresh-faced heir apparent to Paul Simon, and from the looks of things, Brett Dennen is the guy. His warm, socially conscious folk continues to grow in appeal. Maybe it's the fact that he has more to say about the world than Jack Johnson, and that he does it with a fractured, s ... More >>
Have you seen his closet space? DJ Khaled, a contender for the loudest man in Miami, has built a lucrative career out of yelling phrases such as "We the best!" and "Listennnnn!" If anybody can sell a Pembroke Pines McMansion for more than $200,000 over property value in this dismal market, it's h ... More >>
Tonight! At the screening of Festival in the Desert.
I was all set to badmouth Vampire Weekend when they were to take the stage at Langerado yesterday, but the Ivy League louts denied me the privilege. Seems a little TV show called Saturday Night Live trumps Big Cypress, so the boy band decided to stay home and do their preening up in New York City. ... More >>
Johnny Rodgers plays his hometown a song.
Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu (Heads Up Africa)
Vampire Weekend (XL Recordings)
30 years gone, Elvis is still king of commercial tie-ins
Once pop culture's most notorious scapegoat, Slayer's Tom Araya talks spirituality, farming, and Paul Simon
Front Parlour Ballads (Cooking Vinyl)
Primal instincts re-examined
Hear, hear, the man who flew Elvis's plane
The new Memphis
Ratones Paranoicos do everything like the Rolling Stones, even conquering the United States
Mother's Day Elvis Dinner Show
Dead Elvis at Sunrise promises morning in America
Building bridges from foreign cultures to the U.S. marketplace
Domenico Modugno's moment in the American sun is to die for
I entered the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll Bowl on a whim. How'd I do? Just call me Johnny Ca$h.
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.
Crushed in a garbage truck, poisoned by a landlady, crapped out-literally--during a dice game. These and more are buried in this county's cemetaries, and come Halloween night, they'll be dying to get out