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Morrissey (Singer)

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Morrissey Caught a Cold in Miami That Canceled His Entire U.S. Tour

    The Moz is oh so sick. Again. When the post-punk crooner announced his 2014 U.S. tour, we here at Crossfade joked about his recent history of repeated concert cancellations caused by food poisoning, extreme flu, and other health issues. "Let us pray that the Pope of Mope does not fall ill again." ... More >>

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    June 2, 2014

    Morrissey Slams Meat, Voting, and Pharmaceutical Commercials in Miami

    Morrissey Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami Saturday, May 31, 2014 The Moz is beloved as the undisputed master of post-punk balladry, louche melodrama, and biting lyricism. But he's just as revered (and loathed) for his proclivity toward provocation on a great many subjects, including the consumption o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    The weekend has finally arrived, party people. And since you live in the Magic City, you know there's always gonna be a bash to crash and music to jam to even if you're a little on the broke side. Just take a look at the ten best things to do under $10 in SoFla this weekend, from a Morrissey tick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Erasure Announces The Violet Flame 2014 World Tour, Launching in Miami

    Prepare for a blizzard of glitter and the heat of The Violet Flame. In just a few months, English dance-pop pioneers Erasure, otherwise known as Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, will be revealing their 16th studio album, a ten-track electro-pop opus recorded in New York and London, and produced by synth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    There's nothing like waking up and realizing you don't have to go into the office today because it's Memorial Day! That means that the rest of the four-day work week is gonna fly by as quickly as the arrival of summer, especially when you've got all these great shows to check out. Here are the fiv ... More >>

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    May 26, 2014

    Morrissey's Six Most Controversial Moments

    Oh, Morrissey. Though, on record, he is often compared to a lyrical Oscar Wilde, his day-to-day outbursts occasionally make him seem like a particularly grouchy Truman Capote. From slagging off the British Royal Family and bitching about carnivores to addressing his sexual identity, the Moz has nev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    Miley Cyrus Covers The Smiths: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown

    Miley Cyrus and Morrissey are basically the same person. One is a lyrical genius shrouded in sexual mystery who speaks on behalf of intellectualism, animal rights, and sordid youths, defying borders and generations. The other is famous for a butt that resembles uncooked turkeys, being naked, and sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Juanes on the Power of Music: "It Opens Hearts, a Language Everyone Understands"

    As a two-time Grammy-winning artist and ganador of 20 Latin Grammy Awards, Colombian rockero Juanes knows a thing or two about the music biz. That's why he was the talk of the Billboard Latin Music Conference's Digital Superstar Q&A session this week, and why he's headlining tomorrow's Billboard L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Morrissey Announces 2014 U.S. Tour, Coming to Miami

    Let us pray that the Pope of Mope does not fall ill again. Because, dear devoted, intelligent fans, the beloved Steven Patrick Morrissey has just announced a 2014 U.S. tour. And blessed be us ... He's actually coming to Miami. Last year, Morrissey was forced to cancel a bunch of concerts in South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Five Reasons Why The Killers Don't Suck

    Every hipster millennial had their Killers moment. These kids vehemently yelled "Mr. Brightside" in the shower, and then on the bus to school (since it was 2004, and Discmans were still in), they packed an extra set of Duracells for a habitual Hot Fuss morning sesh. Over the years though, overwe ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    New Order's Nostalgic Set at Coachella 2013

    While over at the main stage the bulk of the Coachella crowd was enduring Phoenix with the hope that Daft Punk would come out -- they instead got R. Kelly -- a smaller but perhaps- more-enthusiastic crowd got a first-rate greatest hits set from New Order. See also: -Brochella! Seven Best T-Shirts t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Ten Craziest Fan Cults in Music: From the Beliebers to the Wacko Jackos and the Juggalos

    Music fans can be really devoted. But it takes a special breed to join a crazy fan cult. And yet, music has exactly that kind of power over some people. It's a fine line between in love and psychopathically obsessed. But whose fans are the freakiest? Who is the government watching? Who might sn ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Balcazar & Sordo Talk Parties, Pointy Boots, and Mexico's New Breed of House Producers

    When talking house music, Mexico is not the first place that comes to mind. But Guadalajara's Balcazar & Sordo might be single-handedly changing that perception. Or at the very least, they're at the top of a rapidly growing new wave of Mexican producers. The DJ-production duo has exploded pract ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Cheap Valentine's Day Plans That Don't Skimp on Romance

    ​If you're anything like us, you 're preparing to confront Feb. 14 with indignation and marking it "Anna Howard Shaw Day" on your calendar. Maybe you lack any significant romantic relationship in your life, in which case you don't need a national holiday to remind you that you'll probably die alon ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012
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    January 23, 2012

    Miami's 12 Bands, Producers, and Promoters Set to Take Over the Scene in 2012

    ​With the first month of 2012 dead and gone, it's time to take a survey of up-and-coming South Florida music and maybe try to predict what the rest of the year has in store. This is not a best-of list. Nor is it a complete appraisal of South Florida's expansive nightlife sphere and its million m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    Hunx and His Punx, Flamboyancy and Horniness at The Stage This Friday

    Courtesy of Hardly ArtLet your horndog loose with Hunx and His Punx.​Seth Bogart is unapologetically horny, and he'll be at The Stage this weekend. As the flamboyantly fabulous frontman of Hunx and His Punx, the onstage banter between Bogart and the crowd often consists of boner references, pee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    No Meat at Moz: What to Leave Home When Going to Other Concerts

    We all know that meat is murder thanks to both the nature of what meat actually is (you know, dead animal flesh) and the vegetarian wails of sad pop king Morrissey. But now the quirky musical god has hit new levels of dietary restriction. As The Daily Mirror explains, "Stunned fans had their bags s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Five Bad Taste Tribute Shows We're Dying to See

    via rickastley.co.ukOh, Rick Astley, we ain't never gonna give you up!Tribute shows are terrible in so many ways. It's like, If I really wanted to hear that song the way I enjoy hearing it, I'd use my iPod, thank you. But tributes are also fun to watch for their crash-and-burn performances. And so ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011
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    February 3, 2011
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    July 29, 2010

    MP3: Afrobeta - "Two Different Worlds"

    ​Afrobeta needs little introduction to Crossfade readers, but the band is finally and deservedly gaining some serious international traction. Of course, there was that performance at the massive Glastonbury festival, and a gig with Booka Shade in Ibiza (!) around the same time. Now, they've also g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Fox's Sherron Inn Smiths Night Returns Tonight

    ​Fox's Shuffle Tuesdays has long been provided a cool weeknight hangout spot for good tunes and cheap drinks southwest of I-95. Last month, though, came a special edition that gave the people what they really want -- a night devoted entirely to the music of the Smiths! Okay, by "people," that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Flyer: The Smiths' Andy Rourke Spins at Respectable Street on Saturday

    ​Former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, whose thudding lower notes on The Queen is Dead even gave the dour Morrissey some pleasure, is now a thriving DJ at Manchester, England's Xfm. His acumen for assembling a mix of influential songs spanning the years is impressive given that he must know that most ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010
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    November 17, 2009

    Moving Units: Top Five Albums at Local Independent Music Stores

    Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores.Top Five Albums for the Week of November 8 - 15This ain't your kid sister: Kid Sister climbed Radio-Active Records charts with her new hip hop/electro debut, Ultraviolet.​Uncle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Pig Is Good Party at Harvey's: The Name Says It All

    via WikicommonsBehold! The Grandeur!​As Morrissey said, "Meat is Murder." Tasty, tasty murder.And as we all now, in the beginning, after God warmed up by making man and woman, he set his sights on creating a truly perfect creature--the pig. For what part of the Great and Holy Pig is not tasty?Hoof ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Moving Units: Top Five Albums at Local Independent Music Stores

    Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores.Top 5 Albums for the week of November 1 - 7Sweat Records, MiamiMiami's home-grown rockers topped Sweat Records list for the first week of November.​1. No Seasons [LP], Jacuzzi B ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
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    May 14, 2009
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    March 12, 2009
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    February 26, 2009

    No Need to Miss Morrissey

    He's not gone. He's back, better than ever.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Morrissey Returns to South Florida (Maybe?) on Feb. 28

    For hardcore Morrissey fans, especially those of us in South Florida, 2007 was somewhat emotionally tumultuous. First, he played an amazing summer show here, in support of Ringleader of the Tormenters -- good (in spite of the cruel heat). Except the show was at the Mizner Park Amphitheatre in Boca - ... More >>

  • Music

    April 24, 2008

    Morrissey

    Greatest Hits (Decca)

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008

    Last Night: Handsome Furs with Violens at PS14

    Handsome Furs, Violens Thursday, March 27, 2008 PS14 Better Than: Fighting the WMC crowds for a taste of something electronic. While the majority of Miami pulsed to the sounds of big name DJs at Winter Music Conference, a select group of indie-minded hipsters enjoyed the electronic-infused roc ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2008

    The Shows Go On

    Ten good live moments in South Florida this year.

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Rilo Kiley Gets Deep... Sorta

    I like Rilo Kiley. I can’t help but groove to their country-inspired brand of indie rock loosely influenced by Straight Outta Compton, De La Soul, and The Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique. I find vocalist Jenny Lewis’s quirky, choppy, and occasionally incomprehensible lyrics and pleasantly girl ... More >>

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    July 17, 2007
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    July 12, 2007

    Don't Forget the Hooligans

    Mozzer wouldn't talk to us, so we got the next best thing: The country's most successful Morrissey tribute act

  • Music

    July 12, 2007
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    June 28, 2007

    Musical Meltdown

    It's sweltering outside, but there's still music worth hearing

  • Music

    May 4, 2006
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    April 6, 2006

    Morrissey

    Ringleader of the Tormentors (Sanctuary/Attack)

  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    Cass McCombs

    PREfection Monitor

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Rufus Wainwright

    Want Two Dreamworks/Geffen

  • Music

    October 21, 2004
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    March 11, 2004

    On the Record

    Erstwhile Smiths spin in Miami

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    October 16, 1997
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