April has just begun, and no doubt you fell for some embarrassing news clip about Daft Punk's album release being cancelled or a zombie apocalypse - wait, nevermind.
But rest assured that the good music in this post is not a lie, trick or gimmick. These incoming jazz musicians, pop-rock girls, Nirv ... More >>
If you didn't get to partake in any of the epic adventures that went down this past weekend at the SoBeWFF - we're so sorry. It was everything we could have possibly imagined -- nothing less than the Garden of Eden; Shangri-La; Nirvana. There were copious quantities of cocktails, edible swag, sauced ... More >>
According to every wave of punk rock, the genre has been dying since it was born.
Crossfade disagrees. We firmly believe that, despite decades of embarrassment and confusion, only now is punk rock truly reaching peak appropriation within popular culture.
Case in point: CBS has announced a new sitc ... More >>
When Bobby Johnston, better known locally as Bobby Load, passed away yesterday, it seemed a particularly unfair piece of bad news for a segment of Miami's rock veterans. Following the old cliche of bad things happening in threes, Johnston's death marks the third loss in as many months for the same s ... More >>
See Crossfade's five favorite covers performed by Muppets.
Courtney Love, seemingly always pissed and relentlessly exploiting her late husband's name, is accusing Jim Henson's Muppets of rape.
According to TMZ, "Love believes Kermit the Frog and his gang of Muppet friends 'raped' the memory of ... More >>
What exactly was grunge? We know the early-'90s trend was some kind of rock 'n' roll. But were its adherents just the latest batch of unwashed punks or hippies? They kind of looked like both. And the music kind of sounded like both too.Grunge -- both the dirge-y guitar tunes and the flannel-clad sla ... More >>
Photo by John Gerritsen via cheaptrick.comCheap Trick's Rick Nielsen.Yesterday, Cheap Trick narrowly averted a very-public demise.
The classic '80s power-pop quartet pulled the plug on its set at the Ottawa Bluesfest when an approaching storm created serious gusts of wind that made the band a l ... More >>
Ex Norwegian founder and leader Roger Houdaille.Ex Norwegian really had its shit together.
Two critically acclaimed albums, viral videos, national tours, corporate sponsors, and an innovative sound ... But this past weekend the local indie-pop quintet decided to call it quits for good, playing ... More >>
We have to admit, we kind of see a slight resemblance here.Yes, we mean that Robert Pattinson, a.k.a. R. Pattz, a.k.a. Edward Cullen. We're not exactly sure what would happen if Twi-hards and Nirvana grungers were to battle it out, but now thanks to Pattinson, we know that vampires pack a mean bi ... More >>
via myspace.com/theblackrabbitsOver the past couple years, much of the American iteration of "indie rock" (or whatever) has gotten mired in a latte-scented puddle of mild psychedelia on one hand, and purposely lo-fi, pedal-doused noise on the other. There's a lot of cool stuff in-between, but wha ... More >>
via TherapyInk.comDead Johnny Cash"It's the story of your life, and the end of it's your death, and every word that's in between is just a waste of breath." - SubhumansTheir rotting, worm ridden flesh fills the air with the stench of death, but we just can't help cracking the casket on our favori ... More >>
To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.This week I would like to talk about the bleak future of music. The state of things is pretty shitty, and every band gets ripped off by the common man. As the old cliche goes, trends and styles go in circles. I remember ... More >>