Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Top Five Albums for the Week of December 6 - December 12 Sweat Records, MiamiMiami-based electro-pop artist Panic Bomber is getting on everyone's mind at Sweat Records. 1. Getti ... More >>
Kyle MunzenriederThe BlowPulse Art Fair at Ice Palace Studios, MiamiSaturday, December 5, 2009Better Than: A Samantha Ronson DJ set interrupted by a Lohan lover's quarrel.The Review:It's not impossible to think that The Blow really had been collaborating with Lindsay Lohan on the tabloid fixture' ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Top Five Albums for the Week of November 23 - 29 Rap-rock collabo Blakroc made it to the lists at Uncle Sam's and Radio-Active this week; luckily, Adam Lambert did not. Sweat ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Top Five Albums for the Week of November 16 - 22 Sweat Records, MiamiThe first release from rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, made up of members of Queens of the Stone Age ... More >>
via phish.portals.musictoday.com/Alright, nobody really believed that Phish would stay away forever after their "final" concert in 2004. The only thing surprising about the beyond-jam-band gods' reunion last year is that, perhaps, it didn't come sooner. And they must really like Miami, even thoug ... More >>
Peaches has, among other things, a (relatively) new LP (I Feel Cream), a new clip (for the song "Take You On"), a new band (the Berlin-based Sweet Machines), and a new tour. That last one brings her to Revolution this Friday, November 6. It also gave New Times a chance to play a quick game of "Eith ... More >>
Photo by Logan FazioLady Gaga last performed locally at Revolution.Lady Gaga's New Year's Eve show at the Knight Center is going to be one hell of a 2009 send-off. So, while tickets are available, all the good ones are long gone (what remains, basically is a bunch of side-view seats). South Flori ... More >>
Last night, likenesses of your Miami Dolphins were literally slaughtered on South Park, which was a lot more enjoyable than watching them get figuratively slaughtered on the field most Sundays. We just pretended every player was Ted Ginn Jr., and it was rather cathartic.For some context: In last ... More >>
via SoVoEscobar's wardrobe not only blurs the lines between gender, but this look is clearly blurring the line between Lady Gaga and Queen Amidala like nobody's business.All sixteen year-old Jonathon Escobar wanted was a better education, and apparently that meant getting the hell out of a Miami- ... More >>
Grrrly Talk is a new feminist column serving up pop culture commentary and local music news on, for, and by those of the XX-chromosomed variety. News broke yesterday that Lady Gaga will be spending New Year's Eve in Miami after canceling her tour with megalomaniac Kanye West earlier th ... More >>
Pop-singer and fashionista Lady Gaga will be coming to the James L. Knight Center in Miami December 31. The diva's recent tour with Kanye West fell through because West "needed a break." Can West just drop out of the limelight for a few months? Get his ego in check?She counts Madonna and Marilyn ... More >>
When Kanye West and Lady Gaga announced they'd be touring together we can't say we were all that excited. Both represent many of the things wrong with pop music. West can't keep his ego in check, and Gaga thinks the more eccentric she acts the more authentic she is. Word of advice to both of you: Fo ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to view past top-sellers.Vintage ruled last week at Sweat, with The Stone Roses and The Beatles re-issues dominating the chartsSweat Records, Miami1. Popular Songs, ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to view past top-sellers.Best-Sellers for the week of July 20-24:via myspace.com/themarsvoltaThe Mars Volta released its 8th album entitled "Octahedron" on June ... More >>
via nakedeyesmusic.comWith 1980s playlists all the rage these days, you don't have to be of a certain age to appreciate the tuneful joy of Naked Eyes' 1983 "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me." But it helps. If only for the fact that you can count yourself among those who were there when ... More >>
Bringing the world to South Beach and beyond.
On any given Thursday evening at the Palms Hotel on South Beach, you'll find an intimate confab of hipsters swaying to a decidedly worldly beat. The party's called Sip and Spa, and, as the name implies, it's as heavy on the cocktails as it is on the massage. Actually, there may be even more imbibing ... More >>
Sonic Youth's latest topped the lists at Sweat and Radio-Active.Moving Units is a new column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling music at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to see past top sellers. Top Sellers for the Week of June 8-12:Uncle Sam's Music, South Beach 1. Behind th ... More >>
Click here to read Crossfade's Q&A with Judy Torres, here for the Q&A with David from Nice & Wild, and here for the Q&A with Johnny O.Rockell's "In a Dream" came out a decade after the initial freestyle wave. It was the only new Freestyle song on the radio in 1997, and it instantly ... More >>
Embarrassed after spending the night. Here's a solution for you.
Yesterday at Culture Kings, Chester French played a free acoustic set for a crowd of cool kids and industry types. Chris O, owner of the high end clothes, sneaker shop, and artist collective said "The label contacted us and set it up." Ed Agudello, the Digital Account Director South East for Univers ... More >>
Yes, Winter Music Conference and March madness have ended, but Culture Kings gives you another reason to skip out of work early this Tuesday afternoon with an acoustic in-store performance by Chester French. Think catchy Boston-bred guitar licks with a Beatles/ N.E.R.D. falsetto fitted with Bapes an ... More >>
She idolizes Warhol, but her pop nostalgia is far from factory-made.
Kicking the soundtrack for America's Backyard.
Pangaea's resident structuralist.
Like the architecture degree he keeps sequestered, and the dizzying heights implied by his name, DJ Vertigo structures some truly classic nights on the town. Sure, the head spinner's using sound, rather than steel and concrete, to create what he envisions. But that doesn't make the edifices any less ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>