You don't get much more one-dimensional than the modern music scene. You can blame the internet, marketers, the apathy or distraction of a generation, but things aren't like they used to be. "Back in the day, people were more into exploring things," says Guy Gerber, an Israeli electronic producer m ... More >>
Holy mother of period-prone angst, you guys. Veruca Salt just got back together and performed for the first time in 18 years on Conan. We were immediately transported to that time when we were 10 and our mom bought us the Eight Arms to Hold You cassette, with the warning not to play it at our frie ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezGirl Talk (AKA Gregg Gillis) getting wild at the Fillmore.View photos from Girl Talk at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.Girl Talk With Max Tundra Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, May 19, 2011 Better Than: An impromptu cock-rocking rave in a confetti supply store. Just pa ... More >>
Mr. Chuck Livid.The line between weekdays and weekends gets blurry on Thursday night. For college students, it signals the end of the school week. For working stiffs who gotta get up early Friday morning, it's more of an "I'll go out for a few beers, won't stay out too late, shit it's 3:00 a.m., ... More >>
Over the next two days, we'll post Crossfade contributors' favorite local albums of 2009. They're listed in completely random order, so stay tuned as the full list rolls out. Panic BomberGetting On My Mind (self-released)panicbomber.comPanic Bomber is the brainchild of Miami's one-man-dance- ... More >>
Courtesy of David Lynch/O.H.W.O.W.Most people know quixotic movie director David Lynch for his Academy Award-nominated films like Blue Velvet and The Elephant Man. But Lynch is also an accomplished visual artist who brings the same surreal, dream-like imagery and deadpan irony that are a staple o ... 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 >>
When you've spent a quarter century reinventing rock music, altering the landscape not only for yourself, but for pretty much every band to come after, releasing a new album can be a tricky affair. It's not just a matter of increased expectations -- of course everyone expects their musical gods to p ... More >>
Art meets rock at a raucous new MoCA exhibition.
Dave Grohl refuses to take death lying down.
It's all in the stars.
An MTV takeover results in better bands, random absurdity, and ... videos
As DJ and co-founder of the band Sidestepper, Richard Blair didn't just embrace Colombian music he went native
The barely legal members of Orlando's Band Marino are already making pop music for the ages
As in good, but different. Move aside, nearly deads.
Body of Song (Yep Roc)
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
Miami rockers are forming a new, virtual neighborhood on MySpace
Talking jibber jabber with Bling Bling in the indie rock parking lot
They no longer take flying dives into the mosh pit, but for Chuck Loose, Sam Fogarino, and Rob Coe the music is still the thing
It takes more than just corsets to keep Rasputina tightly strung
Pigface celebrates a decade of detritus from the industrial underground
Forget crossover: Selling a Colombian rock band in the United States is a mission for the custodians of culture -- or a very powerful magician
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
Two members of For Squirrels die on the eve of the band's major-label debut
Surf music rules again (maybe) About two-thirds of the way through
Some squirrels gather nuts for the winter. Others are nuts all the time.
You can kiss the clarinet goodbye -- it's time for a real wind instrument
Rolling Stone and the British music press rush to Miami for the Next Big Thing. Holy mackerel!