The bluesy track starts with eerie piano chords and a spooky fiddle. Then a deep, raspy voice croons, "They stole my money, they took my home. Left me on the street, to die alone. I live in paradise, so they say. Things shouldn't be this way. Paaaaaiiinnn, pain and gain."That's the first verse to a ... More >>
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Friday, November 2, 2012
Better Than: Watching a punk and/or new wave band cover Bossa Nova standards.
When French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux sat down and drew the blueprint for Nouvelle Vague, we bet they had a " ... More >>
To close out the year, Crossfade is picking its favorite albums by 305 artists. Check out the full list of Miami's Best Albums of 2011.
Under the Streets
(Do It Entertainment)
This album was five years in the making. In 2006, Tony Smurphio and Cuci Amador joined forces as Afrobeta to ... More >>
Enter Crossfade's contest for free Chromeo tickets!
With the 2004 debut release She's In Control, an original sense of humor, and supersexy songs, Canadian duo Chromeo managed to delight bored folks stranded on lonely dance floors in megaclubs all across the globe.
Friends since high school, ... More >>
Read Crossfade's preview of this Saturday's party with Soul Clap at the Electric Pickle.
If Bostonian power duo Soul Clap are known and revered for one thing, it's an infectious passion for old-school jams.
Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine have turned '90s music appreciation into an institut ... More >>
Remember the Miami Sound Machine, what with all its comachakeyobodybaby and doing the conga?
Well, the Tijuana Sound Machine is a totally different creature. Instead, it's the Grammy nominated 2008 debut of Bostich Fussible, a two-man offshoot of Mexilectric pioneers Nortec Collective. B ... More >>
Don't get us wrong, we love it when guys, especially big macho meatheads, are caught in public crooning along with Alanis Morrissette's "Ironic," Fiona Apple's "Criminal," or any other song that looks weird coming from a throat with an Adam's apple. But let's be clear. We are laughing at you, not wi ... More >>
Photo by Karla GarciaAfrobeta at Ultra 2010.Got to give it to Afrobeta. After performing at this year's Ultra Music Festival -- and nabbing a Best of Miami award for "Best Band" along the way -- the PR machine has been working nonstop to keep the forward momentum. The duo just got back from playi ... 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 >>
Ben ThackerChana performing at the Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park Friday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.DWNTWN Concert Series with Afrobeta and ChanaFriday, February 13, 2009Tina Hills Pavilion at Bayfront Park, MiamiBetter than: Ever.Psst...things are happening in Downtown Miami ... More >>
If there's such a thing as Miami royalty, Gloria Estefan is undoubtedly
the queen. Along with husband, producer, musician and impresario,
Emilio Estefan, she's literally changed the landscape of the Magic City
over the years, first putting the town on the map with Miami Sound
Machine's run of ... More >>