When talking house music, Mexico is not the first place that comes to mind. But Guadalajara's Balcazar & Sordo might be single-handedly changing that perception. Or at the very least, they're at the top of a rapidly growing new wave of Mexican producers.
The DJ-production duo has exploded pract ... More >>
Beyond all the hype, there's a reason the UK's Crosstown Rebels is currently the most lauded underground electronic dance music label in the world -- number one on Resident Advisor's prestigious poll. The label takes chances on artists of substance, with authentic voices and stories to tell -- timel ... More >>
Two years ago, Teepee mastermind Erix S. Laurent was poised for a breakthrough. He took his critically acclaimed 2009 LP, Morals, on a national tour while aslo being heralded back home as a true Miami original.
Laurent had been renowned for his intense solo performances. He'd sing, play guitar, con ... More >>
Garcia says: "Love sinks!"Now that Valentine's Day is long gone and couples can stop pretending they like each other, it's the perfect time to give a giant middle finger to youthful romantic bliss and get back to reality.
And like a sinking ship of Titanic proportions, the duo simply called the ... More >>
Miss FD Monsters in the Industry (Quantum Release) It's been a long time coming for the Fort Lauderdale goth-pop artist now known as Miss FD. This fiery-haired, gloomy gal endured a three-year battle with her former management label based in the United Arab Emirates which prohibited her from rele ... More >>
This may be a subject we've broached before -- frankly I don't recall -- but it is an important topic, and one worthy of addressing: Hot girls who rock kick ass. Not that the primal appeal of a male's guttural roar doesn't have its place. I'll go out on a limb and say most of the very best rocker ... More >>
Punk band To Be HatedShows by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the-radar this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach.
Boca-based trio The Pretty Faces create the sort of garage pop that's dirty enough for a dive, but too tuneful to be wasted on shitty acoustics. They ... More >>
Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of The State OfSno Cones, The State Of, AfrobetaFriday, July 17, 2009Propaganda, Lake Worth
Better Than: The metal show I saw later Friday night at the Poorhouse.
XX-chromosomes and some serious musical variety ruled the night Fri ... More >>
Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of the State OfShows this weekend by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the radar in Broward and Palm Beach.
Friday:Piano and drums mixed with vocals that are simultaneously haunting and tough define the sound of The State Of, ... More >>
Pure Imagination is a bunch of weird people playing instruments with a story being read over the top of it. Last time I walked in on it, I thought I was listening to an American version of that Velvet Underground track "The Gift," minus the Welsh accent and the heroin. It's actually pretty cool and ... More >>