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    September 10, 2014

    Lily Allen's Sheezus Tour - Fillmore Miami Beach

    Lily Allen With Samsaya Fillmore Miami Beach Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Better Than: Your usual Taco Tuesday dinner plans. Pop's most outspoken artist, Lily Allen, finally made her proper Miami debut last night. Sure, she played in Fort Lauderdale a couple years back, but lots has changed since t ... More >>

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    September 8, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Get the party started and the music blastin' ... It's a brand new week. So celebrate it with Miami's five best concerts from Lily Allen and Sheezus at the Fillmore to Ty Segall at the Stage to Demi Lovato at the AAA. See also: New Times' Concert Calendar

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    August 29, 2014

    Lily Allen on Sheezus and Kanye West: "What I Love Is He's Not a Careerist; He's an Artist"

    Google Lily Allen's name and the first news clippings that pop up are British tabloids discussing her weight and "erratic" behavior. The headlines read "Lily Allen flashes a hint of toned stomach" and "Lily Allen's behaviour 'worries pals.'" When she launched her music career in 2006 with debut al ... More >>

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    August 22, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Tori Amos at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Why do wayward women have to be penitent? That was the thought tearing through Tori Amos' mind as she gazed upon an etching entitled "Geraldine" by the Irish artist Daniel Maclise. "It got me thinking about not apologizing," the fiery (and fiery maned) singer-songwriter recalls. Hence, Unrepentant ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Baauer & Boys Noize at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Rev it up, ravers. Superfamous pro party pros Baauer and Boys Noize are hitting the road for their Run X Tour. And you can come along for the breakneck, 180-BPM ride. Just buy tickets on August 1. Or you know, win a free pair of passes to the Run X rally, courtesy of your buddies Baauer & Boys Noi ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Primus & The Chocolate Factory at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Could Primus & The Chocolate Factory be to Willy Wonka as Dark Side of the Moon is to The Wizard of Oz? Well, Les Claypool hopes so. The Primus frontman admits he "always wanted to be Wonka." And now he's come as close as possible by reuniting with his original bandmates, guitarist Larry Lalonde an ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for David Gray at Fillmore Miami Beach

    "Back in the world again." After nearly a half-decade, England's David Gray is finally taking another trip around America. His newly announced U.S. tour begins in Boston before eventually striding south for a September 30 stop at the Fillmore Miami Beach. As the British singer-songwriter muses on ... More >>

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    July 22, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Rodrigo y Gabriela's 9 Dead Alive Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Two guitars. No vocals. They grew up in Mexico City. They busked on the streets of Dublin. They played the White House for President Barack Obama. They recorded with a 13-piece Cuban orchestra in Havana. And now they're coming to the Fillmore Miami Beach. Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero are ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Interpol's El Pintor Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Brood. Swoon. Now dance. It's been four years since New York City post-punk crew Interpol's last studio album. (And two years since Paul Banks, Sam Fogarino, and Daniel Kessler reconvened following a hiatus caused by the departure of longtime bass player Carlos Dengler.) But now Banks, Fogarino, a ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014

    Win Free Tix for Mad Decent Block Party 2014

    Sunshine. Sweet tunes. Hot burgers. And sweaty, oiled-up babes of both sexes gettin' faded in the shade of a swaying palm tree while turnt-up pranksters try to spray Riff Raff with a Supersoaker. The Mad Decent Block Party 2014's gonna be the summer bash of the century. (Or at least the last year.) ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Jack White at Fillmore Miami Beach

    To quote Juan Blanco: "Yo trabajo duro." Yep, those are some lyrics from former White Stripes frontman and Third Man Records jefe Jack White's new single, Lazaretto, the title track off his latest solo slab. But why is Señor Blanco dabbling in Spanish? Well, he's coming to Miami for a two-night s ... More >>

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    June 23, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Foster the People at Fillmore Miami Beach

    "Yet again," to paraphrase Foster the People, "you're hustling, hustling, hustling." Thankfully, the FTP dudes are quite familiar with the pain of "Life on the Nickel." They know what it's like when you "can't seem to catch a dime." And that's why they, along with the Fillmore Miami Beach and Cro ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Belle & Sebastian at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Feeling cuckoo? Well, for all of you wistful pop fans feeling excessively chuffed that the gentlemen and lady of Scottish sextet Belle & Sebastian are finally set to grace the Magic City with cheeky ditties about failed love, twisted emotions, and "funny shoes" ... Here's some even sweeter news. T ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Chvrches at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Yes, Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry is a lovely lady from lovely Glasgow with a lovely voice. So it's only natural to develop a crush. But please, save yourself some embarrassment ... And do not ask her to marry you via Twitter. That foolish mistake has already been made by many an overwhelmed fan and t ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Erasure's Violet Flame 2014 World Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Behold The Violet Flame. Yes, it's true that Erasure's Vince Clarke and Andy Bell have offered only a glimpse of their impending Richard X-produced slab of synth-pop. (A single is set to be released in July.) But once summer's fizzled, the entire opus will be revealed. And the English dance-pop pi ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Brand New at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Brand New once mused: "Gave up my body and bed/All for an empty hotel free concert tickets." This Long Island indie pop-punk crew, known for 2000s emo anthems like "The Quiet Things That No One Ever Knows," has recently reconvened after several years of being unsigned and inactive. Now "there ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Porter Robinson's Worlds Tour at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Porter Robinson says: "I literally fucking love you." Actually ... He says it a lot. Especially when he's feeling "so caffeinated" and "over-earnest." The 21-year-old producer was set to be the next epic thing in EDM. But then he decided to reject "the boring, functional music for DJs," as he rece ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Lily Allen at Fillmore Miami Beach

    As Ms. Lily Allen says: "It's hard out here for a bitch." But that doesn't mean the Brit pop provocateur's about to let herself be beat down by slime-ball demands that every woman be some rich, size six that can cook and shake ass. Nope. She's starting shit. She's fighting back. She's unleashing n ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

    It's Friday, and like Lily Allen, tonight you're gonna wanna "get in the car and drive to the club" and "make [your] way to the bar." But you won't have to blow wads of cash on musical tunes and Jack and Coke to party like the Brit sensation. Nope. We've got you covered with liquor-fueled and music ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Snoop Doggy Dogg Lion and Six Other Musicians' Midcareer Name-Changes

    If it ain't broken, don't fix it. Unless you're a millionaire musician with a megasuccessful career. And then fuck it, change your name completely. We're pretty sure that's how the old adage goes, and that's what you'd be led to believe by Crossfade's little list of moniker madness. When an artist ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Freak Show: Celebrity Myths, Deformities and Birth Defects

    ​Popular opinion suggests that celebrities are perfect, even superhuman. Take Angelina Jolie's flawless figure or Brad Pitt's Christ-like abs, for example. This Hollywood powerhouse pair is often heralded as the sexiest couple in the world. But what if Brad had webbed feet or Angelina was a herm ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Top Ten Rock and Pop Stars Who Hate Digital Music Downloading

    Ever since the dawn of digitization, the internet-surfing public has had every bit of media at its fingertips. And once Napster took the music world by storm, there has been a constantly raging debate about how to restructure the industry around digital music downloads. Some artists have simply acc ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Top Ten Romantic Revenge Songs

    ​Today is Dave Coulier's birthday. And unless you've been hiding out in the Tanner's basement with Jodie Sweetin and a meth pipe for the last two decades, you oughta know that Alanis Morissette's biggest single, "You Oughta Know" is allegedly about Dave Coulier, AKA Uncle Joey from Full House. "Cu ... More >>

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    November 25, 2010
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    November 18, 2010

    Mark Ronson Brings His Famous Surname to LIV December 1

    Mark Ronson​You might recognize the surname Ronson thanks to the three famous siblings attached to it. Charlotte Ronson is a well-known designer, while Samantha Ronson is a semi-talented DJ better known for bedding damaged starlettes.Then there is Mark Ronson, the producer and musician. The Brit w ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    Annie Mac Returns to Miami September 23 at Electric Pickle

    Annie Mac​What is up with all these WMC-quality bookings outside of Conference? Jeez! Couple that with the amazing indie-rock shows happening at the Fillmore Miami Beach, and we haven't seen this sort of amazing musical cornucopia happening, well, since we've been old enough to go out.Now add to a ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 22, 2009

    Blowfly to Play Australia's Big Day Out Festival; Warm-Up Show on January 1 in Fort Lauderdale

    The Big Day Out Festival is one of those "some-day" trips to daydream about. An annual series of massive one-off fests throughout Australia and New Zealand, it's like a Reading or Leeds done Down Under, with the world's biggest festival draws ever. This year's edition features seven dates from Jan ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Free DJ Mix From Monthly Grand Groove Party, Tonight at Jazid

    The last Wednesday of every month, the Grand Groove crew takes over the upstairs at Jazid, playing a hip-hop, funk, and soul-heavy blend of classics and soon-to-be classics. Here's the description from DJ Sire Esquire, who, full disclosure, occasionally writes about music for New Times: "Dope DJs, m ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008
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    November 18, 2008

    Switch Coming to Heathrow December 13

    Chromeo, Crookers, and now Switch? Whoever is responsible for the string of bookings at Heathrow Lounge deserves a gold star because it's getting ridiculous. It almost seems like Heathrow is quickly becoming the Studio A replacement we hoped for -- except it's ill equipped to handle any kind of live ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    July 31, 2008
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    April 24, 2008

    Remaking Michael Jackson

    Why waste money on (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better ones legally for free?

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    April 17, 2008

    Fresh to Death

    Wait a minute, whoa — we’re totally feeling Estelle’s style.

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    January 10, 2008

    Kate Nash

    Made of Bricks (Geffen)

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    October 1, 2007

    Last Night: Apples in Stereo at the Culture Room

    Apples in Stereo September 28, 2007 The Culture Room Better Than: Eating a barrel of Count Chocula while in interstellar overdrive The Review: We dig The Culture Room, even if we’ve gotta drive about a million miles to get there. The joint’s dark, the sound’s swimming, and it’s run by a d ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007


    Finding Forever (Geffen)

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    May 17, 2007

    Mark Ronson

    Version (Columbia)