"I CANNOT WAIT!" Oh yes, all caps and exclamation points... That's how excited Taylor Swift is about her 1989 World Tour. Another reason Ms. Swift is stoked: The 24-year-old record sales machine just released 1989, her fifth studio album (named, obvi, for the year of her birth), and it's already s ... More >>
"Gonna be a crazy one." And that's a promise from the Trash Talk dudes. Tomorrow night, those Cali hardcore punks (AKA Spencer, Sam, Lee, and Garrett) are throwing a totally no-charge, all-ages rager at downtown Miami's Grand Central, with the homie Left Brain of Odd Future. Oh, and it also sta ... More >>
Sunday marks the end of an era, when AMC airs it's mega-hit original drama series Breaking Bad for the final time. Creator Vince Gilligan has done a superb job of keeping viewers on their toes, so it's anyone's guess as to what the final 75 minutes have in store. One thing that is definite: Breaking ... More >>
Taylor Swift's new album Red has been flying off the shelves before it even hit them. In fact, Billboard has basically guaranteed that it'll come out on top of the charts with an estimated 1.1 million units sold by week's end. So all y'all are probably walking around humming her latest single, d ... More >>
To quote adorable guy-girl indie poppers Matt & Kim: Oooh-oooh-oooh-woo, oooh-woo, oooh-woo ... Just a few minutes ago, the perpetually psyched tag team ("Matt plays keys! Kim plays drums!") announced their 38-date Lightning Tour via Twitter, expressing an overwhelming level of excitement with ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. .
Earlier this morning, Lil Wayne shot off a sour-ass tweet about a "wakk" Nebraskan "Sk8 park." Evidently, the Cash Money Millionaire was too busy skating shitty ramps and rails to address the news of his 18 BET Hip-Hop Awards nominations. Naturally, Mr. Carter received nods for his personal sty ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenBright Eyes' Conor Oberst.See the full 24-photo Bright Eyes slideshow. Bright Eyes With Cursive The Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Better Than: Being abducted by extraterrestrials for an impromptu probe party. Maybe it's a product of extreme boredom and idle im ... More >>
Hey Burger Beast, how 'bout some blueberry mustard on that?Sutter Home is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Build a Better Burger contest by holding its high-stakes burger cook-off on September 23, at Collins Park in South Beach. The prize money this year has doubled to $100,000 for the mos ... More >>
You can't move the soul of a restaurant.When you're favorite restaurant closes down. you miss intangibles. You can usually find comparable food, but the aura of an iconic restaurant cannot be easily duplicated. Part 2 of our list makes has as much affect on our heart as our belly. Pacific ... More >>
photo by Janicks, via myspace.com/crusadersofloveCrusaders of LoveHide your heretics, France has launched a new crusade. This time 'round, the French have invaded to sing to you about love. Crusaders of Love are a power pop, punk band on a U.S. tour for their album, Never Grow Up! They play with ... More >>
Hello everyone! We've been traveling the country for about two weeks nowand here it is summed up:The fall is starting to settle, the leaves are changing and the cold weather is kicking!!! Layers are very essential at this point. The lowest temperature we've hit so far has been 33 degrees. B ... More >>
The band sizzles with a new honky-tonk album.
The Miami Hurricane baseball team traditionally wears white baseball cleats at the College World Series in Omaha. But in this year, the Canes will save the money needed to purchase 31 pairs. On Sunday, the Florida Gators ended the team's season with a 16-5 win in Gainesville. Starting pitcher Ide ... More >>
SunFest New Music Night with 311Wednesday, April 29, 2009West Palm Beach IntercoastalBetter Than: Jeremiah's Weed-Ade...though that didn't stop me from drinkin' 'em.Well, the first day of SunFest '09 is in the can. What can I say? I love a good festival. The imposing overabundance of food. Alcohol i ... More >>
Crossfade reported recently that Palm Beach County festival staple SunFest had announced the first phase of its lineup, and that among the major acts was the improbably long-lived 311. The Omaha reggae-hip-hop-whatever act headlines the first night of the festival, the "new music" night, on Wednesda ... More >>
The Vagabond's day manager and occasional bouncer sounds off on the club scene.
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. Most of these guys who hang out in this club scene crap have no respect for women whatsoever. They're just out trying to get their dick wet, which is horrible. I see it every day. Women should be treated with a little more respect ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
Head to Fort Lauderdale Tuesday to see the man in gray.
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You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.