cover art for Forcefield's 2002 album, Roggabogga
Jim Drain and Forcefield's "Warmup" soundtrack
the end/SPRING BREAK
Friday, July 8, 2011
Better Than: Laying in an alley on broken glass and bumming out.
Last night, nomadic multipurpose space the end/SPRING BREAK rechristened the old Spinello Gall ... More >>
In the mid '90s, noise band and performance art collective Forcefield were spawned from the damaged sounds of a Providence, Rhode Island scene revolving around Load Records and the collective's base of operations, the prolific Fort Thunder.
The group donned psychedelically fetishistic full-body ... More >>
Augurari's Jay Hines performs as Nags Head.Miami seems to have a lot of record labels these days.
The Discosoma singles series is red-hot, with seven-inch releases from Beings and ANR. Destroyio Records and Pendejo Productions hold down the butt-flap punk beat, with the latter issuing new ... More >>
This week, we cheated a little. In amongst the free yoga, free art and free parties is one event we actually think you should shell out dough to attend. Intrigued? Read on. Monday: Show off the resilience of your liver by going out on a Monday night. The party Duchess at the Mondrian Hotel's Sunset ... More >>
Creative CommonsWhen life gives you a dearth of arts funding, make haikus! The Knight Foundation and the University of Wynwood recently cosponsored "Do You Haiku" -- a contest to find the best haikus written about the impact of Miami-Dade's lack of arts funding. They received a grand response; it tu ... More >>
All photos by Ian Witlen. Check out the full slideshow here. During a week when unchecked imagination runs wild and art comes close to scrambling your brain, Design Miami/ always refreshingly mixes things up by showcasing work with at least somewhat of a foundation based in function. Though the f ... More >>
Jim DrainBeginning December 1, Jim Drain of Bas Fisher Invitational, British artist Graham Hudson, and I are co-curating a project inside Design Miami (where my wife works) called The Brief Happy Life of Workshop Workshop. Here's the press release, which I wrote, so I guess it's a press release i ... More >>
Remember that Urbania Fine Art Frames store at 11 NE 39th St in the Design District? Probably not, but you will soon. In bit of clever re-appropriation, a group of Miami artists has taken over the vacated space and turned it into a venue for an ad-hoc show opening this Saturday. Called Cuttin ... More >>
Jipsy/NefariousGirl.comKRELwear show at Miami Splashion at LIV.Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim cannon balled into town last night, so expect another stream of parties, models, fashion and debauchery in the middle of our slowest season, during one of our country's greatest economic depressions. The f ... More >>