Since 2007, every third Saturday in April has been set aside for the observance of Record Store Day, when vinyl lovers and music fans show love and appreciation to the their local shops. In Miami, though brick-and-mortar music retailers like Spec's, Virgin Megastore, and F.Y.E. are certainly a thin ... More >>
Skeptics predict the local music shop is going extinct like the penny arcade. But for the last six years, so-called "independently owned, stand-alone brick-and-mortar retailers" around the U.S. (and the world) have been banding together under the Record Store Day banner to, paraphrasing the immorta ... More >>
"In case you haven't heard, here's the situation," Sweat Records' Lauren "Lolo" Reskin writes on the record shop's blog. "Two companies have proposals on the table to completely renovate the Miami Beach Convention Center site. "South Beach ACE wants to preserve the Fillmore Miami Beach and make it ... More >>
What do "Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, Moses, Chuck Norris, The Little Prince" have in common? They're all awesome dancers. And they all serve as wellsprings of inspiration for Krisp, a four-member "indie/dance/chillwave/dance-rock" band -- Andres Ledesma, Jason Mavila, Alex Lopez, and Charlie Woods -- ... More >>
Admit it: You've grown weary of the typical club night. $20 drinks this, untz-untz that. What's a party-ready Miami kid gotta do to change it up?The answer: Get tickets to Artopia, Miami New Times' annual arts soiree. We'll be dining, drinking, and toasting the city's top cultural talent, includi ... More >>
As 2011 comes to an end, we're getting all nostalgic about the great moments in Miami culture that took place over the past year. And we know we're not alone. So we've asked some of Miami's top artists, writers, film producers and other cultural geniuses about their favorite 2011 memories. La ... More >>
Photo by Kerry McLaneyThe wall of drinkers past.Every once in awhile, a bar opens that bridges scenes. Its appeal is universal. Whether you're into Moose Juice or PBR, Pitchfork or Porsches, this is your common ground. And Wood Tavern is that bar. Recently, the cosy Wynwood spot opened it ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday! Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
It's about the food, not the plates!While everyone's sucking down greasy maple syrup covered bacon at Sunday brunch a group of people more conscious of the fact that meat is murder gather at Sweat Records for the Waffle Party. This isn't just your run of the mill waffle party (if there is such a ... More >>
When he saw the footage, Fezito said: "I look like Will Smith."I love Miami because it is filled with a billion talented artists. In the next few weeks, I will take you inside their studios. But this is not about me. This is about a young man that interns at Sweat Records. His name is Fezito Chancy ... More >>
via myspace.com/mongolianjermainemusicJohn Hancock 11 other guys Lolo's b-day = This Friday at the VagabondFriday, June 11*Jazid beings its weekend-long 14th anniversary celebration tonight with the debut of its new reggae party, Freeup Fridays, featuring live music tonight by Jahfe and Mixed ... More >>
We sure are glad Lauren "Lolo" Reskin was born on this day, 20-something years ago (a lady never tells). If you run into Sweat Records' legendary proprietress around town this weekend, feel free to bow and give offerings. Or just show up at the store tonight for her actual birthday, celebration of w ... More >>
Photo By Danielle AlvarezThe question, "Hey, are you here for the waffle party," isn't something you hear every day inside the muraled walls of Little Haiti vinyl provider Sweat Records. But this past Saturday afternoon, the quirky record store/ venue/vegan coffee shop hosted a vegan waffle party ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerClick here to view all the photos from this event.10 X 10 Miami MAM Contemporaries SocialMiami Art Museum, Miami Thursday, May 13, 2010Better than: Ben Stiller's Night at the MuseumThe Review:10 x 10 is a concept lecture series featuring ten up and coming local creative mind ... More >>
Miami indie darlings ANR and MillionYoung are leaving town. They're both going on an East Coast tour with big cities like New York and Chicago on the slate. MillionYoung even has shows planned for Canada, France, Berlin, Denmark, and London all the way through July. Who knows when they're c ... More >>
via sweatrecordsmiami.comVinyl bins inside the store.In anticipation of Sweat Records' five-year anniversary party this Saturday, we sat down with Sweat head Lolo Reskin for a chat on the store's past, present and future. If you missed the first two parts yesterday, click here for part one, and h ... More >>
Rachel GoodrichIf you aren't aware yet, it's the holiday season, which means the advertisements on television are focusing heavily on toys kids don't really need and will probably forget about a month after unwrapping. Still, that didn't stop Crayola from brainwashing children into thinking they ... More >>
My first brush with vegetarianism was fish-related. I was 6 or 7 on Florida's west coast, tagging along with my father on an orchestra gig. Being raised by a musician dad, I'd been to the opera, salsa gigs and renaissance fairs but never on a fishing trip. We took a walk by the pier and my eyes caug ... More >>
Local film Auteur and fitness dude, Aiden Dillard's film Death Print is getting another Premiere showing , this time over on South Beach's Colony Theatre, right in the heart of Lincoln Road. This piece of cinema mayhem has many local musicians and people about town starring in it. Look f ... More >>
Once in a while being a vegetarian can be a royal letdown. You espy a lovely bean burrito on a menu, but upon inquiry it turns out that the beans are cooked con puerco and the rice was simmered in chicken stock. Or how about this sumptuous-looking roasted tomato soup? Ahh, the base is ... More >>
Talk about a T&A weekend! Exxxotica is in town and so is Aqua Girl, making this a great weekend to see plenty of lovely ladies around the beach. So get ready, because here is what you might want to check out this weekend:For seven days, 120 cars have travel 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to Miami ... More >>
Nobody in Miami has been a bigger booster of the local quartet the Jean Marie than Lolo Reskin of Sweat Records. So where else would the band celebrate its latest album release than at the Vagabond's Friday party, which Lolo helps throw? So this edition celebrates Annie Jump Cannon, the group's fi ... More >>
The man in shorts makes you dance, dance, dance.
Sweat Records kicks off its comedy night with brotherly love.
Sweat Records kicks off its comedy night with brotherly love.
Same as the old fashion mecca, with added Sweat.
The cool kids are at Fridays at The Vagabond.
Party with Miamis hipster elite at everyones favorite store.
Weve got high hopes for the Black Kids.
Celebrate two years of Sweat
Circa28 is heir to the hipster club throne
MoCA gives you Moore
Sweat Records takes indie culture out of the clubs and into your speakers
Don't dream it, be it
Gotta love water