Putting together a proper showcase for classic Miami bass music in 2012 has proven to be a tall order. Early this year, Uncle Luke hyped up a 20-date "Lollapolooza of Bass music that he was planning for the summer, featuring a fully reunited 2 Live Crew and support from DJ Magic Mike, the 69 Boyz ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives week of August 24 - 30, 1988 Back in 1988 the American Arts and Entertainment Academy Inc. threw what they called the "First Miami music awards." Nominees included Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, MC Shy D, 2 Live Crew, the Gucci Crew II, Jerry Rushin ... More >>
As long as we're talkin' bout Maggotron, we might as well do the right thing and put some of his sounds in your earholes. Get ready for robot voices, vocoder effects, screw type vocals, movie quotes, scratch noises, more cowbell, and the drum patterns that now define old school.
image via Miami New Times archives week of June 29 - July 5, 1988In the heat of the summer, better call out a plumber This week Archive Diver brings you an excerpt from an old New Times concert calendar from 1988. Look at this damn bill. California hardcore punk rock with Circle Jerks at the Button ... More >>
Local rappers know the road to stardom is through the champagne room.
Brother Marquis and DJ Toomp tag-team for the future