Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... More >>
Seth Bogart is queercore's flat-chested poster boy and a household name among same-sex households with an affinity for independent garage rock.
The colorful 31-year-old Hunx and his Punx frontman has become one of Hardly Art's chief impresarios, a showman who's second to none. Whether he's eye- ... More >>
It's the first long weekend of the year, a three-day celebration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. King would've been 83 years old if he hadn't been gunned down in Memphis, Tennessee, by James Earl Ray, an evil son-of-a-bitch who hated social justice and equality. Thankfully, ho ... More >>
Celebrate The Stage's b-day with Cody Chesnutt.For the past 356 days, the Design District's most devoted boozers and fanatical music lovers have been regularly letting loose at a classy NE 38th Street joint called The Stage, draining goblets of Chivas at the bar, sleeping on the sofas in the par ... More >>
Photo by Lex HernandezRemember when Diplo played a secret set at Bar?Over the last year and a half, few Miami venues have impacted the local scene as significantly as 14th Street's Bar.
After taking over the space formerly occupied by PS14 and setting up a replica of New York City bar Max Fish ... More >>
Fight for your right to collect records with Beings and Sweat.See Sweatstock 2011's full lineup and set times.
Thanks to Napster, Steve Jobs, and the overlords of the Internet, we all live in an increasingly immaterial world where the only acceptable way to package, market, and consume music is ... More >>
Last October, I had the pleasure of recording in Ryan Haft's new home studio. And when I wanted some cool organ sounds, Haft called his friend and keyboard expert, Ryan De Grandy. In less than 30 minutes, a charming fellow with a laid back smile was hooking me up with the goods.
"Do you want, l ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting
newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Ben ThackerSo Raw Marathon and Festivalsorawfestival.comRun by a tiny rock chick named Nicole Irizarry, this local booking-slash-whatever agency made its d ... More >>
Julius the Mad Thinker spins Saturday at the Vagabond.Friday, January 8*Fort Lauderdale's Sweet Bronco plays the Vagabond in Miami tonight. Admission is free before 11 p.m., $5 after. Click here for full details. *Former Miami live hip-hop favorites the Square Egg long ago moved to Brooklyn, ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerDavila 666 at Churchill's Pub Tuesday night.Click here to view the full slideshow from the event.Davila 666 with Jacuzzi Boys, Electric Bunnies and Lil DaggersTuesday, August 11, 2009Churchill's Pub, MiamiBetter than: BerlitzPuerto Rican neo-rock 'n' roll group Davila 666 shoo ... More >>