Like the polar ice caps, the rainforests, and the Yangtze finless porpoise, the record store remains in peril. However, there is hope. Over the last seven years, Record Store Day has become an increasingly visible global phenomenon, encouraging fans, artists, and proprietors to unite and breathe l ... More >>
Legend has it that bizarre things happen come a full moon. If that's true, then there must always be an invisible luna plena over Miami because here, the weird never ends. Then again, maybe this lunar phase is what's bringing Australian EDM sensation Flume, Swedish rockers the Sound, and post-glam ... More >>
So it's the weekend and all you wanna do is drink, dance, and drink some more. But there's one little detail stopping you from having the best weekend ever: you're broke. But just because your pockets may be a little on the empty side this weekend, doesn't mean you can't party it up. Check the cut ... More >>
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 >>
Yesterday, we here at Crossfade went bangin' on the beach with Miami Bass Warriors and even enjoyed some bathroom fellatio with Rat Bastard's Scraping Teeth. But that was just the beginning of our weird and wild ten-day trip through the MIA's long and varied musical history. For today's edition ... More >>
Look at all that local love!The never-old argument of South Florida's geographical isolation is null and voided from what I've been witnessing via social networking sites (Facebook, et al) as of late. Still, as much as I'd like to sit here and spout holier-than-thou bullshitisms, I can't deny the ... More >>
Purple Popcorn plays White Room tonight.Friday, August 28*For something a little more sophisticated -- and earlier -- check out the Hot Nights, Cool Jazz event at the Bass Museum in South Beach. Admission is $10 and includes an open bar. Click here for full details. *Boy-girl electro-pop duo -- a ... More >>
The 18 Wheelers prove you can go down home again
Bobby Macintyre creates a place for local musicians to collaborate
It's not the work week; it's the party week
In a Minute All Could Change "One Way"
Perennially underappreciated local quartet finds good humor beneath the blade
The Hialeah Music Festival
Churchill's celebrates twenty years as Miami's underground rock epicenter
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
This local band makes musical news by doing things differently
Even with lower manufacturing costs, CDs can be a pricey proposition for independent acts, especially those bands aiming for a professional look and sound. The studio and production expenses can be staggering.
Miami just can't afford to support one of its finest cultural resources
The Hideaway branches out without sacrificing its roots
Three rebels with a clue go for the local-rock home run
It's time for early-Eighties nostalgia, thanks to a record store's anniversary celebration of Miami's rip-roaring rock
The shattered dreams and blurred memories of Washington Square
When you visit your local record shop, make sure that's not the next Springsteen selling you a CD
There's nothing but love and glory between Saigon Kick and their hometown. Yeah, right.
So the Mavericks are a hit in the Caymans. What's wrong with America? Could it be A radio?
It's big city bright future time for local rock
Do the weather, Criteria Studios, and a few big names mean stardom for South Florida?
Robert Allen vanished from Coral Gables to find something magical
Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics
They pick guitar as their instrument, and then they stick their necks out
Valdez is dreaming again
Epic Records says the new Nuclear Valdez album won't be released for another two weeks. Tell that to Keith Conlan.
Miami could take a rock lesson or two