Everyone in North Florida is straight freaking out about this band Hundred Waters and its otherworldy indie sound. Having just released a six-song EP, ironically titled EP, the group's being hailed as the best thing to hit the mean musical streets of Gainesville in a long time, and one of the b ... More >>
Every generation lampoons those that came before it. Nothing is easier to parody than the '60s: the hair, the beads, the vibes, maaan. In the '70s, everybody's pants were fucking huge, until their hair got Bride of Frankenstein-huge in the '80s, thanks to all that blow and yacht rock. Unfortuna ... More >>
Image by Travis KotzebueMusic blog Stereogum has posted some teaser tracks from the forthcoming Muppets movie soundtrack and the songs feature two of indie rock's leading ladies: Joanna Newsom and Feist. You'd figure the Muppets would either hit their core demographic with whatever 11-year-old ... More >>
Crossfade was doing some casual afternoon lurking when the Events section of the Nightdrive blog slapped us in the face with some pretty cool news. According to the Miami promoters-slash-bloggers, math-rock mutant-pop ensemble Battles will be making its return to South Florida. The listing offe ... More >>
Photo by Reed FischerThis sign was posted on the wall of the Dewars' garageMother's Day weekend surely had its share of pool parties around South Florida, but only one that we know of had an ambitious offering of 15 bands. With a couple equally curious companions in tow, we entered the correct ga ... More >>
via sweatrecordsmiami.comSweat Records' current storefrontYes, we've been seriously hyping up Sweat Records' fifth anniversary party, on this blog -- but that's because the event deserves it. Sweatstock, as the party is dubbed, is shaping up to be one of the best locals-only (plus No Age) events ... More >>
Musician/actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is a top seller this week at Sweat Records.Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Gorillaz - Plastic BeachBroken Bells - Broken BellsJoanna Newsom - Have One On MeCharlotte ... More >>
Radio-Active Records' expanded list of Record Store Day exclusives is as long as Joanna Newsom's new triple album! It's April 17, folks. (Ohmygosh, John Fahey's brilliant folk classic Yellow Princess LP!) See also: Radio-Active Records' Record Store Day Specials Include Fela Kuti, Drive By Trucke ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
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