From the very beginning, Tori Amos established herself as a singular presence. By measure both tender and tenacious, her songs challenged and chided listeners through intimate observations and unapologetic narratives that frequently surveyed the darkest and direst circumstance. Her unbridled passio ... More >>
The Flick's 50th Anniversary and Benefit for the Dolphin's Project Titanic Restaurant & Brewery, Coral Gables Friday, March 28, 2014 It was a night of music, memories and nostalgia. Fifty years since the Flick opened its doors across the street from the University of Miami, many of the patrons and ... More >>
New York had its Cafe Wha? and Bottom Line. Los Angeles had the Troubadour. And while South Florida could never match either of those cities in terms of star power and mystique, it did have a venue that helped foster South Florida's burgeoning folk scene in the 1960s and '70s. That place was known ... More >>
England's favorite frumpy, never-been-kissed, feel-good-story of 2009 has a new album, Someone to Watch Over Me, dropping November 1. And it's generating mad buzz with the 55-to-70-year-old demographic. Susan Boyle's new record will feature a sweet blend of slow jams ranging from Joni Mitchell' ... More >>
Grab a burger and beer at this neighborhood eatery.
The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>
The Commander's mama is busy cookin' hammyFirst let's get to the shocking part of this post: Rock 'n rollers evidently never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink ... More >>
Is it a documentary? A mockumentary? Or propaganda sent out by John Tesh? (He's an alien, you know.) Buzz has been swirling around "I'm Gonna Do It Until the Day I Die," (made by West Palm Beach's Majic Robot Films), which details the tragic disappearance of the Detroit band MOG Stunt Team. Ma ... More >>
Another year, another Beaujolais luncheon, another boast that the current crop is the best in years. "You get a vintage like this every century. Last one as good was 1947," insisted winemaker Stéphane Queralt. I didn't want to say this to Stéphane, but in spite of a positive spin on the 2008 vi ... More >>
The divine Ms. Amos is back and bringing her sinful attractions to the Fillmore Miami Beach.
Since their inception two years ago, the Ting Tings have enjoyed unbridled success, laying siege to charts and hearts in both the UK and the United States. So much so, that even a reporter could become nervous when speaking for the first time to one half of the British outfit, drummer/vocalist/produ ... More >>
She shakes, rattles, and rolls on down her own road.
Daft Punk backstage at the Grammys, in LED suits I'll admit to not really paying much attention to the Grammys live broadcast this year. Kanye, Winehouse, blah blah blah blah, predictable for an awards show based more on (ever-weakening) album sales than anything else. That's why it was pretty cool ... More >>
With a fresh move to L.A. from New York, Luciana Souza revisits sunshine and the bossa nova music her parents helped create.
By ANDY VIHSTADT Led On Those of you waiting on a full-scale reunion tour from Led Zeppelin should find something else to obsess about in 2008. According to Robert Plant’s site , he and Alison Krauss are launching a European tour in May with US dates to follow. In the meantime, here’s the setl ... More >>
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