After wildin' out to the brutal, punk-y, funky, bass-y, fuzzy strains of only ten Best Miami Bands of All Time (i.e. Scraping Teeth, Frank Williams & The Rocketeers, Iko Iko, ANR, Miami Bass Warriors and Nuclear Valdez, The Goods, Locos Por Juana, Cynic, Avenue D), our ears are already freakin' ... More >>
Mike Marsh goes solo.Miami native Mike Marsh is no stranger to South Florida's music scene. After all, the Dashboard Confessional drummer grew up here, cutting his teeth on Rush covers while still a student at Sunset Senior High. And eventually, the trio of Marsh, guitarist Klaus Ketelhohn, and ... More >>
(Blurry to accurately share my POV)The Agency at Transit Lounge, MiamiSaturday, September 11Better Than: I could have even hoped.The Review:If you read my Q&A with drummer Mike Marsh earlier this week, you know I was pretty psyched to see this show. Having attended high school (or various hig ... More >>
Cheers, Miami, FL - 1995If you were lucky enough to be in Miami in the mid to late '90s and of drinking age (okay, truth be told, anyone could get in anywhere back then), there's a good chance you know exactly what Arsenal 88 vocalist Andres Aguero means when he says, "I grew up singing along to ... More >>
Arsenal 88 is one of these bands I've been seeing on flyers a lot lately, and I'm pleased to share this MP3 with you, our valued readers. Looking over their factsheet I'm impressed by the local pedigree the members bring. Andres Aguero, vocalist, sang for Foolproof; pianist / guitarist / vocalis ... More >>
courtesy of Sneak Attack MediaPoor Chris Carrabba. In the early-00s, when his project Dashboard Confessional first appeared, he was hailed as the bard of the overly-self-analyzing generatio, an acoustic troubadour reviewed in the pages of too-hip mags like Nylon. But that was before "emo" -- whic ... More >>
Pain and suffering only strengthen the Remedy Session's resolve to rock
Sadness is joy. Vulnerability is power. Dashboard Confessional is already bigger than Jesus -- the world just doesn't know it yet.