Timmy Thomas is in a Hialeah warehouse slapping palms with a Cuban Santero named Oba Frank Lords. In the back room, there's an altar with a straw-hatted guajiro sculpture standing by a sacrificial blade. Up front, in a 12-foot-by-12-foot production studio with little more than a computer, keyboard, ... More >>
Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
As that big, burning ball in the sky (you know, the sun, man) completes its crazy circular trip throughout the zodiac along the eliptic (that's, like, a "year" in square speak), we here at Crossfade are prepping Major Mushroom's Interstellar Psychedelic Love Bus (our hand-painted 1966 Volkswagen ... More >>
Erica Marshall of muddyboots.orgCrappy '90s songs on cassette!It took the internet a full ten years to even begin looking back fondly upon the collective sonic experiences of the blissful Clintonian days. But '90s musical nostalgia swung into full gear in 2010 thanks to the Hole tour, Tavi t ... More >>
Tyler Perry's Diary will make audiences mad
January 21 - 27, 1999
They induced the best national acts to play in a small barroom, and now they're shutting down. Blame the owners. Blame the Beach. Blame yourself.