Whose ears are ready for some nostalgic noms? Starting tonight, The Garret at Grand Central will be serving up a heaping hot monthly portion of bass and funk, spruced up to perfection with some Latin spices. It's going to be muy picante. It's going to be Sabrosura!
The new party from Poplife kicks ... More >>
With 12th Planet, Sounduo and SuperVision
Fillmore Miami Beach
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Better Than: Pretty Lights has ever been.
The man known as Pretty Lights puts on one hell of a show. He's really gotta bring it with that kinda name. And he definitely lives up to the hype.
The F ... More >>
Face it ... We're a society obsessed with celebrity wealth.
Whether it's the 20 Richest Rappers, Ten Richest DJs, Eight Richest Musicians in their Teens and 20s, or the Five Richest Celebs in the Music Business, you can count on Crossfade to narrow down the ridiculously long, arbitrary lists publi ... More >>
We've all thought about Courtney Love's Hole, right? But had you ever pictured her vagina? Neither had we until this morning.
According to NME, Kurt Cobain's 48-year-old widow recently tweeted a message to up-and-coming songstress Lana Del Rey in reference to the latter's cover of Nirvana's "Heart ... More >>
All Jordan Berean wanted was to get her glow on. The pretty brunette was worn out after her sophomore year at an interior design school in New Jersey. So when she and some friends arrived at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Miami Beach in July 2010, she went straight to the health club downstairs.It labe ... More >>
See Crossfade's full 53-photo slideshow from Sweatstock 2012.
Simply put, Deaf Poets won Sweatstock 2012.
There was crowd chatter before the show about how well the band's two-person brand of rough, throat-shredding garage rock would translate to an outdoor stage.
And it took a couple of songs f ... More >>
Even after 27 years, four albums, and a few line-up changes,
Jane's Addiction is holding on strong.
In fact, Perry Farrell and company's latest album, The Great Escape Artist, made it to the third spot on Billboard rock chart. So rather than kick the habit in
2012, these '90s alt-rock gods are k ... More >>
Vedder vs. The Sea Monster.Cameron Crowe's rock doc Pearl Jam Twenty, which premiered last night at a packed Tower Theater, fittingly begins with aerial shots of Seattle. Then it quickly cuts to footage from a local television interview of the band when it was just starting out.
Frontman Eddie V ... More >>
Chris Cornell will be unplugged at the Fillmore.Grunge gandpappy Chris Cornell has announced his first-ever solo acoustic tour, stopping at the Fillmore Miami Beach on November 6.
Cornell is most noted for his work with early Sub Pop signees Soundgarden. But he was also a member of 2000s supergr ... More >>
Photo by Chad BondLittle Beard
With North & South and Plains
Friday, August 12, 2011
Better Than: Spending another Friday night watching TiVo-ed episodes of "So You Think You Can Dance" with my cat.
Going into Grand Central is a confusing, disorienting experience. On the one ... More >>
Saturday, July 31, 2011
Better Than: An electric pickle.
Afrobeta brought back the rave days, minus the creepy dilated pupils and begging to be blown up. The stage was decorated with old toys, cracked-out dolls, a trippy pigeon, and a token My Little Pony stari ... More >>
Amy Winehouse's death has inspired numerous discursive threads, including speculation about her yet-to-be-revealed cause of death, the paparazzi (and YouTube's) hyperdocumentation of her slow unraveling, and the deep tragedy of the young singer's thorny personal life.
In the face of much morbid, ... More >>
We've talked non-stop about Sweatstock 2011 and all the bands playing tomorrow. But let's not forget, the reason Sweat Records is throwing this whole shindig is in celebration of Record Store Day -- and the store's anniversary.What's Record Store Day? In 2007, it started as a way to get people to ... More >>
Photo by Bekah CopeAnyone who's seen the Jacuzzi Boys play knows their live shows are pure fun. Anyone who's heard a Jacuzzi Boys record knows their songs are supercatchy.
We recently announced that Jack White's
Third Man Records would be releasing a live LP of them. And when that record showed ... More >>
Hardcore historian Steven Blush.It's hard to believe that three decades have slipped past since the birth of hardcore punk. And it's even harder to believe that legends like Black Flag and Minor Threat haven't let loose a loud fast riff in 25 years.
But that's the truth ... Hardcore is history. ... More >>
Anka on top, Valli belowA few years ago, the world of every Gen X-er and quasi-'90s kid was unpleasantly rocked when 68-year-old teenager Paul Anka decided it was a good idea to cover Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." Sure, it's easy to see where this smarmy, crooner take on grunge was suppose ... More >>
The Microdots at The BubbleShows this weekend by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the-radar in Broward and Palm Beach. Friday:Grammy nominee Brian Stoltz, of Neville Brothers, Funky Meters, and Porter Batiste Stoltz fame, will make his way through South Florida this weekend, begin ... More >>
Cat PowerMonday, July 13, 2009Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale
Better Than: Seeing Chan Marshall break down.
In the '90s, there was a lo-fi revival that positioned itself against what it saw as the pseudo-sensitivity of commercially-successful alternative rock in bands li ... More >>
Miami natives Erik Slemon and Matt Gardner first started making music together more than a decade ago, when they were still apple-cheeked students at Coral Gables High and Columbus, respectively. Perhaps those early attempts were humble -- "We played, like, Nirvana covers at a couple of house partie ... More >>
via myspace.com/diallosharifWhen New Times first caught up with DJ D-Up, the DC native was bringing his no holds barred "party music" to The Rose Bar at South Beach's infamous Delano each and every Saturday night. He also was swooping into the continually cool Mokai once a month or so.Fast forward h ... More >>