After wildin' out to the brutal, punk-y, funky, bass-y, fuzzy strains of only ten Best Miami Bands of All Time (i.e. Scraping Teeth, Frank Williams & The Rocketeers, Iko Iko, ANR, Miami Bass Warriors and Nuclear Valdez, The Goods, Locos Por Juana, Cynic, Avenue D), our ears are already freakin' ... More >>
Life with Miami indie crew Plains is just a big bag of giggles and kibble.
Proof: The band's new music video for single "Stains," a short cinematic road diary that shows the guys having pillow fights in hotel rooms, hanging out in the woods with wild dogs, and playing music for people.
But what's ... More >>
It's almost over, Cultist readers. After today, we'll no longer inundate you with reminders about our MasterMind Awards, and how great they are, and how you should submit to them right this second because honestly, and we're not just saying this, but you are, like, talented and stuff, and you des ... More >>
See the full 30-photo Sebadoh at Grand Central slideshow.
With Jacuzzi Boys and Plains
Grand Central, Miami
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Better Than: "Brand New Love" on a boat.
Less than 24 hours before setting sail aboard the first-ever Weezer Cruise,
totally essential alternative t ... More >>
Psst. Artists. Filmmakers. Choreographers, music-makers, creative types of all sorts. Are you listening? Good, because we have important news -- the kind of news that could earn you some sweet cash.For weeks, we've been telling you about the MasterMind awards. And for weeks, you've probably been ... More >>
"Miami's arts scene is really developing these days." It's a sentiment we've been hearing for so long that it's damn near a cliche. But that doesn't make it any less true. The creative types who call South Florida home have been transforming our city into a unique and fascinating community for ar ... More >>
The new year is upon us, with all the hopes and dreams that accompany it. Maybe you've resolved to lose weight. Maybe you've resolved finally stop drinking so damn much. Here at Cultist, we support neither of those goals. But there is one resolution we can help out with: helping you make more and ... More >>
For the past two years, we've supported the city's quickly evolving art scene with the MasterMind Awards, modest grants that honor the people and projects in the community that are making the biggest impact on visual arts, music, film, and beyond. This week, the submission period for the 2012 Mas ... More >>
According to totally reliable online resource Wikipedia, a bromance is "a close but non-sexual relationship between two (or more) men, a form of homosocial intimacy."
Musical history is sprinkled with fruitful and creative bromances. There was David Bowie and Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Gram Pa ... More >>
We don't have enough room to print a full history lesson. But since the early 2000s, singer-pianist Jose Castello and a crew of musicians buddies -- including guitarists Kris Pabon and Max Johnston, drummer Jorge Rubiera, bassist Jarret Hahn, and vocalist Edward Adames -- have been swarming aroun ... More >>
Photo by Ciara OsorioAnimal Tropical's Jose Castello.After spending three hours sitting on our asses for Saturday night's Borscht Film Festival screenings at the Adrienne Arsht Center's Knight Concert Hall, we here at Crossfade needed a fucking drink.
Now don't get it twisted ... We totally lov ... More >>
Photo by Shareen SarwarJorge Rubiera of Animal Tropical, Can't Stop, and Rottweiler Records.One of Miami's most collaborative musicians, Jorge Rubiera, has decided to create his own personal labor of love. For years, he's been performing alongside longtime pals in Pygmy, the Down Home Southernair ... More >>
Photos by Cathy IzaguirreCan't Stop ... It's a new band.Holidazed 2010
Presented by 10K Islands and Discosoma Records
With ANR, Can't Stop, Sumsun, Plains, and Deaf PoetsChurchill's PubThursday, December 16, 2010Better than: A lame corporate office Holiday party.When we heard 10K Islands and Disc ... More >>
Get Guy Harvey and other awesome stuff at Discosoma's official website.You might have visited Coral Morphologic/Morphologic Studios (AKA Jared McKay and Colin Foord) during the third leg of the Weird Miami tours. Or maybe you checked out the duo's recent zoanthid photo show at the Biscayne Nature ... More >>
photo by Katherine TuttleAnimal Tropical's Jose Castello plays along to 'The Skeptic's Operetta.'Cinema Sounds No. 6The Tower Theater, MiamiSaturday, April 3, 2010 Better Than: A regular night at the moviesThe review: Walking down the street in a bustling Little Havana neighborhood on Saturd ... More >>
I was just listening to 2008's good luck with twisted space from Swamp Valve, a.k.a. Jorge Rubiera (Down Home Southernaires), and just really enjoying the explosive high octane energy and down-right Marc Bolan-eque coolness of it. The music is sticky good straight ahead rock. You can download ... More >>