While over at the main stage the bulk of the Coachella crowd was enduring Phoenix with the hope that Daft Punk would come out -- they instead got R. Kelly -- a smaller but perhaps- more-enthusiastic crowd got a first-rate greatest hits set from New Order. See also: -Brochella! Seven Best T-Shirts t ... More >>
As the world's most comprehensive electronic party extravaganza, Ultra Music Festival is dominated by the sonic phenomenon known as the drop. Simultaneously present in seemingly unrelated genres -- such as the soulful vocal crescendos of house, the interlocking pulses of techno, or the bombastic ... More >>
Midnight on Saturday, I found myself walking down Main Street U.S.A. after a long day at the Magic Kingdom. I was there to celebrate my sister's birthday and had met up along with former New Times music editor Arielle Castillo, Ocean Drive's Crissy Borges, and their respective significant others. ... More >>
The Jameses play with a fan on tambourine.Guy HarveyWith the JamesesAugust 13, 2010The Vagabond, MiamiBetter Than: Having to schlep all the way to Lake Worth for a show. Seriously, how often do Miami kids do that?The Review:I'll start this review with the following disclaimer: I've never been to ... More >>
Photo by Jon NuszAlfred von Blume of Daysleeper feels the Joy Division energy.Control: A Tribute to Ian Curtis With Armada!, Daysleeper, Ian Michael, Xela Zaid, DJ Dracula's Daughter, and DJ Nayra Churchill's Pub Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Better than: Watching the movie Control on repeat. The ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
The tribute band rocked The Vagabond.
3 One G Friday, August 8, 2008 The Vagabond, Miami Last Friday's performance at the Vagabond by 3 One G, the Winter Haven-based Joy Division tribute band, was jammed to the rafters. Surprisingly high-energy and weirdly thrilling, it also raised a number of philosophical questions, among them: 1) I ... More >>
3 One G pays tribute to Joy Division at The Vagabond.
New Order's bassist speaks about the band's final live DVD.
The Nylon Summer Tour With Switches, the Virgins, Be Your Own Pet, and She Wants Revenge Revolution, Ft. Lauderdale Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Better Than: Seeing Switches, the Virgins, or Be Your Own Pet in the future at whatever bigger venues to which they will graduate. The Review: Everyone seems ... More >>
Bring on the Comets (Astralwerks)
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more