Sweatstock is for lovers. Lovers of independent music and record stores, yes. But also lovers of drunken groping before the sun has fully gone down. A good chunk of the attendees of Sweatstock 2030 were conceived indoors (and out) this weekend, spurred on by a hurricane season clothing-optional dr ... More >>
Photo by Ciara OsorioAnimal Tropical's Jose Castello.After spending three hours sitting on our asses for Saturday night's Borscht Film Festival screenings at the Adrienne Arsht Center's Knight Concert Hall, we here at Crossfade needed a fucking drink. Now don't get it twisted ... We totally lov ... 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 >>
Album art by Reeve SchumacherFor five years, local duo Michael John Hancock and Brian Robertson of Awesome New Republic have made hipsterized pop that sounds like some dead future from the '80s. They self-describe as "punk, soul, R&B," but that hardly probes the bloggy depths of the ANR enigm ... More >>
Awesome New RepublicMichael John Hancock, better known as MJ, from Miami's soul-punk group Awesome New Republic, talked about the band's new release coming in October, settling in Miami, and band breakups. Awesome New Republic will perform Tuesday, September 8 at Roxy's in West Palm Beach a ... More >>
You cant go wrong with Chicken n Porn at the UEG.
On bikes or onstage, Awesome New Republic deconstructs the Miami mentality