In the lead up to the release of his autobiography, Neil Young sat down with the New York Times Magazine for a meaty, tell-all interview.
Our favorite morsel? According to the rock 'n' roll legend, he's quit smoking marijuana once and for all!
Neil isn't the first celebrity musician to give up the ... More >>
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At 11 a.m., you can buy a piece of Facebook. That's when the social networking giant will start trading publicly on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol FB.
According to Bloomberg News, "the average ... More >>
He's one-fourth of the Beatles and he's arguably one of the most influential musicians of all time. But in Mark Ronson's eyes, Sir Paul McCartney is a goddamn hero.
When Ronson was a child, he and his family spent a lot of time at a beach in Long Island. Coincidently, McCartney and first wife, Lin ... More >>
We tried to warn you people back in January: Coachella Music Festival Totally Sucks.
But, no ... You refused to heed our warning, shelled out the dough, plopped on your Spirit Hood, and spent the weekend getting ripped off by hippie dealers peddling research chemicals.
And then you had to sit thro ... More >>
Nadia G. FacebookIt's Christmas Time...show me your ding dong!Everyone loves to get into the act for Christmas. For some reason, snowmen and brightly lit trees make everyone want to record a song. Adam Sandler, Paul McCartney, and David Bowie among those who have felt the need to share the ... More >>
Paul McCartney, once member of the most famous rock band in history, has taken a wife for the third time.The ex-Beatle turned vegan is a known animal-rights activist. His first wife Linda McCartney started a line of meat-free foods. The line, Linda McCartney Foods, was purchased in 2006 by Hain F ... More >>
Beer. It's been the go-to beverage for getting a buzz since the ancient Egyptian pharaohs had their first kegger at the paws of the Sphinx.Since Oktoberfest is upon us, we figured we'd put together a collection of our favorite drinking songs. Some are classics, some are weird, but all have one th ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanChef Arias loves his mango!Last week we chatted with Giovanni Arias, the executive chef at Canyon Ranch in Miami Beach. If you missed it, click here.New Times: Your artichoke fries are delish, too. How do you make them?Chef Giovanni Arias: We buy the artichokes bottoms, blanch th ... More >>
Fantasy covers sonic cage match requests!How awesome would it be if the Jacuzzi Boys met Frank Zappa in a sonic cage match and they all emerged after three minutes, hugging each other, laughing at little private jokes, and humming beautiful music? Well, even if it's impossible, that's a battle (o ... More >>
Get Back, Sir Paul.Once again, it's that magical time of year ... Super Bowl!
Hell, even people who could give a damn seem to get into the spirit. Like Jews shopping for Christmas gifts at Aventura Mall in mid-December, they'll gather 'round the TV somewhere this Sunday with friends and loved o ... More >>
Turn that shit off! You're making Santa sad!Shitty Christmas music makes Santa mad. Hey, the guy's gotta drive 'round the whole world and the last thing he wants on such a long road trip is crappy tunes. And that means all the CDs he throws out of his sleigh end up falling down your chimney. Whic ... More >>
Kermit says: "Cox Radio killed 93 Rock for Christmas!"The suits at Cox Radio finally replied! Read what they had to say about killing 93 Rock for Christmas. (Then take Crossfade's 93 Rock "Radio Sucks" poll.)
Whenever Crossfade wants to flood the interior of our automobiles with a non-stop stream ... More >>
Courtesy of TheBeatles.comGreat news! The Beatles entire catalog of songs is finally on iTunes. Yes, for years Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr kept their former band's songs off the media download service. Why? Well, the Fab Four's Apple Records and Apple Computer Inc. had major beef.
After an a ... More >>
Lee KleinCome Monday, just say no.It's not quite as dramatic a step as it sounds: Every Monday, each of Batali's establishments will proffer at least two vegetarian options, be it entrees, pastas, pizzas, or whatnot (and we hear he makes an incredible vegan whatnot).These dishes will be designate ... More >>
It was a Funky Friday at RevolutionThe Funky MetersWith King BeeRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleFriday, April 16, 2010There was something in the air outside Revolution Live on Friday night. A steady drizzle mixed with the aroma of boiled crawfish provided by Fort Lauderdale's Shuck 'n Dive re ... More >>
Mind the drooling, knavesOn the heels of Crossfade's semi-positive (possibly drool-inducing) review yesterday of Paul McCartney's performance Saturday at SunLife Stadium, it is the ideal time to report that the other ex-Beatle, Ringo Starr, is booked for a July 15 show at Hard Rock Live at the
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Whether you got whacked in the head with a pillow this weekend or saw Sir Paul McCartney rock an arena, we're guessing you still don't want to spend a lot of dough this week. Monday: Miami's gonna make you sweat again. Temperatures are back in 80s so if you have today off, hit the beach. Tuesday: Ch ... More >>
photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of photos from the event, click here.Paul McCartneySun Life Stadium, Miami GardensSaturday, April 3, 2010Better Than: Everything, ever.The Review:I'll drop all pretense of "criticism" here and will preface this by saying it's written from the perspect ... More >>
Countless videos of the Paul McCartney show went up on YouTube almost immediately after the concert. Most of the best come from user dsmpaul, who seems to have been sitting somewhere in the first few rows, and who seems to have uploaded damn near the entire concert in song-by-song clips. Here's ... More >>
FridayAs if five days of torture, we mean work, weren't enough, today is the opening day of the "Instruments of Torture Through the Ages" exhibit at the Freedom Tower (oh, the irony!). One look at the spiked collars, knee splitters, and genital mutilators, and you'll realize you don't have it so ... More >>
via livenation.comPaul McCartney's appearance this Saturday at the Sun Life Stadium marks the last of just four North American shows in his current, cheekily named "Up and Coming" tour. And while fans should, of course, expect him to perform any number of megahits by the Beatles and even Wings, h ... More >>
photo courtesy of Mischa RichterGil Scott-HeronWhile we update Crossfade a bunch of times a day, the Miami New Times still features a fresh crop of music news weekly, including features that go into more depth than the usual blog post.This week, Steve Almond talks with legendary poet / spoken-wor ... More >>
The fella on the far right is Lee ZimmermanMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, a daytripping tale about catching Paul McCartney and his band on the run at American Airlines Arena.It was ... More >>
To read past installments of Notes from the Soundboard, click here. One constant theme of this column is a fixation on bands and artists that somehow fell through the cracks that occur within pop music's lengthy trajectory. That's one hazard of rock's rich repertoire -- so many artists, but so li ... More >>