Psychedelic percussionist and transgenre, globally informed music enthusiast Ed Wilcox has lived in Florida, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Texas, Scotland, Norway, Iran, Baltimore, and the intergalactic cosmos of the mind.
He has kept time for ensembles rooted in comfortably familiar North American id ... More >>
Every metal crew strives to be faster (or slower), harder, and more evil than the last.
But is there any bludgeoningly heavy band that's more dynamic than Today Is the Day? We think not.
Since the band's inception circa 1992, its lone constant and chief songwriter, Steve Austin, has been staring a ... More >>
â€‹Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo is one of the hardest working dudes in Miami. He's a passionate guy, "one of Miami music's biggest cheerleaders," and a social media addict.
Last month, Perdomo digitally released Forward Motion Records Live, a compilat ... More >>
Pop music doesn't have to be supersmart. It's for out-of-control bouts of shouting, makeout sessions, and screaming along with when traffic on 826 is moving in slow-mo.
But Miami DJ-producer Joseph Espinoza (AKA Jesp) thinks that pop should be both fun and intelligent. In fact, his dabbling in oste ... More >>
â€‹On Friday morning, Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo got all hyped up about the supposedly undue attention that weirdo tuneage has been given lately by local music journos.
So he published a somewhat misguided, misspelled, and erratically punctuated Fac ... More >>
â€‹Whether you describe its signature sound as funk metal or you've got no idea what to call it, there's no question Primus has been rocking out ever since the three-man band debuted with 1989's Suck On This.
As frontman Les Claypool's bass throttles from a deep rumble to percussive slaps and h ... More >>
â€‹A few local venues get it right. Their nights of live music, even when there are DJs interspersed throughout, are crafted to create a specific vibe. Genre-appropriate music is played between sets to keep the momentum going, and if there's dancing before or after, it all seems to work in tandem.&n ... More >>
Steve Winwood (front), joint not picturedâ€‹Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week: Candid conversations and the naked truth.I relish asking my musical heroes all the obscure questions that th ... More >>