Jim Wurster is a musician of serious intent. His earliest efforts with Black Janet bolstered the perception, given that the band's dark designs weren't simply a by-product of their name. Still, Wurster really came into his own when he went solo and subsequently formed the Atomic Cowboys, taki ... More >>
via myspace.com/jimwursterJim Wurster is one of the best almost-kept secrets of the South Florida singer-songwriter world, a leading light of a micro-scene that revolves around small venues like the Luna Star Cafe. While his artist bio may be given to, shall we say, hyperbole, this much is true: Onc ... More >>
Beat those post-Turkey Day blues with Lumpy Sue.
Take a look at this: Amazon.com is listing two original copies of the now out-of-print 1993 album Love Thirsty by local act Black Janet, each asking close to $80. It's hard to say how many have actually sold at this price, but I could definitely see this relatively unknown disc - just another in Sou ... More >>
Hallelujah (Black Janet Music)
Jim Wurster & the Atomic Cowboys
After years online, Matthew Sabatella finds himself walking in the park
R.I.P. Michael Kennedy
Packages for the mid-decade wrapped in South Florida
Unsigned bands keep their local connections even as they spread their commercial wings
Does it really matter if a few Miami rock bands volunteer to play live shows in an effort to help water-weary Iowans?
You've heard about all this hot alternative music. Alternative to what?
Spring's sprung, so it's time for our critics to reap and sow the good and not-so-good of local recordings