Last time we checked, ANR's Brian Robertson and Michael-John Hancock said they were busy recording an album. So when 10K Islands' Will Suter emailed us about the band's upcoming show at Mamushka's, we asked for an update on Robertson and Hancock's doings."[They've] added [a] live drummer, Luke ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell looks back on the Year of the Booty Man.I had an exciting, productive 2011. I set goals for myself and accomplished quit ... More >>
For the past two years, we've supported the city's quickly evolving art scene with the MasterMind Awards, modest grants that honor the people and projects in the community that are making the biggest impact on visual arts, music, film, and beyond. This week, the submission period for the 2012 Mas ... More >>
Not all sequels are total garbage. Ghostbusters II, for example, needed, to happen. If we didn't have sequels, we would have never seen John Connor battle the badass, liquid-metal T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. And let's not forget Weekend at Bernie's II, if only for managing to ... More >>
The people who have sex in a horror movie are always the first to go.If you haven't heard ANR's latest record, Stay Kids, you are perhaps missing the Miami duo's finest hour. It features tighter production, catchier hooks, and a bit of the unfamiliar to create something that sounds Pitchfork-read ... More >>
It's no surprise that Surfer Blood is racking up the end-of-the-year listicle awards. But every now and then a curveball is thrown into the mix. This year's odd pick: Rachel Goodrich's "Light Bulb" snagging a place on IFC's Best Music Videos of 2010 list.Considering the video has probably ne ... More >>
The Magic City's 30 most interesting characters.
via facebook.com/BorschtFilmFestivalNew Times loves the Borscht Film Festival and all the slightly off-kilter players behind it. That's why this year, the paper awarded Borscht Best Film Festival in our Best of Miami Issue. We also gave co-founder Lucas Leyva another nod for Best Local Music Vide ... 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.Lucas Leyva's video for Rachel Goodrich's "Lightbulb"At the beginning of the year, Sweat Records announced a contest for amateur filmmakers to create a video for local ... More >>
Jason LeivaShhh, it's just a few flesh wounds.If mega-corporations insist on jamming their brands down our throats, then please let them continue doing it with a culture chaser. Recently, Heineken brought Miami a free Cold War Kids concert and a few months back, Diesel gave us a gratis performanc ... More >>
It's only June, but it's already been a banner year for the filmmakers at Borscht. Last month, they showed a short film at Cannes -- Day N Night Out, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Lucas Leyva. And one of their films won second place at a contest at this year's Tribeca Film ... More >>
Back in February, we awarded the Borscht Film Festival a Mastermind genius grant of $1,000. We're happy to announce the money was put to good use. Lucas Leyva, minister of the interior for Borscht, reports that the cash helped them pay the costs to get two CCCV shorts submitted to Cannes 2010. (The ... More >>
Sweat Records announced the winners of their "Make A Rachel Goodrich Video and Win $500" contest this past Saturday night, which was followed by an in-store performance by the local superstar folk diva. (Read Crossfade's recap of the event here.)In my humble opinion, Lucas Leyva's entry, above, shou ... More >>
The DeLorean's powered by pineappleWhat: The final weekend of The Toners Live! Toners in Time at the New Theatre.Better than: An hour's worth of free Jupiña and rum.If the premise doesn't grab you--two unknown dudes from South Miami travel in time to the year 2002 for a chance to become the orig ... More >>
foryoucansee.comThe original run of "The Toners LIVE!", the debut show of the theatre group foryoucansee, sold out its initial three-day run at the New Theatre this past June 26-28, so the show's back this weekend.A self-described hybrid party-play-concert, "The Toners LIVE!" follows the adventures ... More >>
Miami Light Project puts on a helluva show.