Trippy visuals and live music go together like drugs and rock 'n' roll -- or BPMs and EDM. In the beginning (the '60s, when else?), there were Ken Kesey's Acid Tests featuring San Francisco's Grateful Dead and full-on psychedelic film projections splashed across the walls like shamanistic flower-p ... More >>
Pat yourself on the shoulder and give yourself a high-five: you made it through the week. Now, it's time to celebrate your accomplishment and party like a mad man! Sure, you're gonna wanna reward yourself with lots and lots of booze and bashes, but that doesn't mean you'll have to wake up hungover ... More >>
Girls star and generational lighting rod Lena Dunham made her big debut in New York City politics yesterday by speaking at a fund-raiser for comptroller candidate Scott Stringer (her real-life BFF works for Stringer's campaign, natch). Apropos of nothing she decided to throw some major shade at Tamp ... More >>
For a week last October, Hurricane Sandy spun a trail of destruction through cities in seven countries. From Jamaica to New Jersey, the superstorm killed 285 people and caused more than $75 billion in damage. One place it didn't touch, however, was Miami. So it was a bit strange when organizers blam ... More >>
December brings a music festival, seven new fairs, plus all the usual art world insanity.
Last Halloween weekend, Midtown Miami played ghost host to the "largest dance music costume party in the U.S.," transforming a 70,000 square-foot arena into a maddening scene of titties, booze, and bass-fueled mayhem. It was a sold-out event for Go Big Productions, topped by headliners like Swedish ... More >>
Photo by Pat SchumacherThe Queers' Joe King.When Portsmouth, New Hampshire's the Queers roll into Churchill's on January 15, punk rock fans can count on the crew to give us what we want. We can pretty much guarantee that we're gonna get to sing along to hits like "I Can't Stop Farting" and "Teena ... More >>
An artist exorcises his creative demons
Rhett's been rambling around the Anglo rock scene for more than a decade. Now he wants to sing in Spanish
The Secret Machines ride a wave of good press; can record sales be far behind?
Primal screen therapy
Brooooce! -- and the year in pop music
A former Del Fuegos dares to make interesting music for kids for Miami Light
He may be across the ocean, but Czech Pres. Havel's Cuban-exile headaches have already begun
Laurie Anderson finds Happiness
Retro rock won't f-f-f-fade away
Sting and the art of corporate rock
South Beach nightlife sophisticates know they can handle it. A little puff now and then won't kill you. No big deal.
Packages for the mid-decade wrapped in South Florida
Hey! That song there is about gay people!
Fist-pumping, crowd-rousing, and annoying as hell, the rock soundtrack to sporting events is becoming a genre of its own
Jimi Hendrix's guitar. John Lennon's furniture. Bono's sunglasses. Hope I die before I get sold.
Local bands put something in our ear for summer