It's little wonder that any attempt to get Jim Lauderdale on the phone can become something of a challenge. After all, given the man's propensity for extreme multi-tasking, any chance of catching him when he's not in the studio would seem to require both expert timing and enormous luck. Indeed, ... More >>
National magazine journalism may be coughing and gagging its last breaths, but public radio is giving print reporters hope. In an email to supporters late last night, WLRN-Miami Herald News Director Dan Grech announced the station is reopening its Americas Desk. Even better: The desk will be helmed ... More >>
Chef, restaurateur, and Food Network personality Geoffrey Zakarian is working hard -- and playing hard at this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival.Zakarian, who makes the trip to Miami each year with his wife, Margaret, is appearing at multiple festival events, hosting a magnificent A-list i ... More >>
The Flight Facilities dudes make funky, chilled-out disco for a hip, EDM-loving generation. That's what we know about them for sure. Everything else -- where they're from, who they are, how they got their name -- is subject to change depending on who you ask. That's because they're more interested ... More >>
Seven days ago, the airwaves at "Miami's Party Station" went (figuratively) dead when SoFla booty bass pioneer and 22-year radio vet DJ Laz announced he was quitting his morning show at WPOW-FM. "Rumors are true, I am no longer with Power 96," Laz confirmed last Monday night via Twitter. "I wish th ... More >>
A decade ago, Tracy Young broke out in a big way when she mixed songs for the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna. At the time, we were all psyched here in Miami since Young was a resident of our beat-heavy city. Young no longer lives in South Florida, but she visits often. And she'll be here on Janua ... More >>
TV on the Radio Spotify's Music Loves Art Ricochet Bar & Lounge Thursday, December 1, 2011 Better Than: A Big Mac. Last night, eating a double cheeseburger, drinking a Perrier, and considering trying Spotify's Kool-Aid, about two hundred people took iPhone pictures of TV on the Radio at R ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezTV on the Radio vocalist Tunde Adebimpe.TV on the Radio With Sorne Fillmore Miami Beach Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Better Than: Being blinded by Nine Types of Light. On the one hand, this past year's been a really tough one for arty Brooklyn indie band TV on the Radio ... More >>
When Brooklyn's TV on the Radio revealed plans to surf all the way to South Beach upon Nine Types of Light, we warned all you weak-eyed, sensitive-eared indie kids about arriving unprepared. Next Tuesday's TVOTR blast at the Fillmore Miami Beach will be blindingly brilliant. So if you have ... More >>
Seems Lil Wayne laid off the sizzurp for a brief second to respond to Luther Campbell's ultimatum that President Carter needs to start investing more time helping Miami's less fortunate souls or else. Last night, Young Weezy, via his handle @LilTunechi, tweeted, "This Nigga Luke trippin!!! I ... More >>
Remember that time a superideological politician held a town hall and a lot of people from the other end of the political spectrum showed up and yelled not such nice things at him and he decided to completely change his political outlook overnight and everything worked out in the end? Oh right, i ... More >>
As the dubstep phenomenon continues to blow up stateside (in Miami it's been eagerly taken up as a formidable 21st-century successor to Miami bass) it's easy to forget the genre's geo-specific roots. But dubstep can be traced all the way back to a very precise point of origin: the London borough ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Top Albums for the Week of November 30 - December 5University of Miami- WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice" The voice is not your typical college radio station. They pride themselves on introducing ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations.Top Albums for the Week of November 8 - 15 University of Miami- WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice"The voice is not your typical college radio station. They pride themselves on introducing new and inn ... More >>
Now that La Roux has fallen from the top, French electro-rock band Pony Pony Run Run has taken the number one spot.Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Alb ... More >>
As we embark on another hot and sweltering summer in the M.I.A., it's bound to get hotter with the release of local hip-hop heavyweight Billy Blue's new mixtape, 36 Reasons. It's a preemptive strike before his major-label debut album, The Story of My Life, due out the end of August on Poe Boy Entert ... More >>
Since when did Palm Beach County radio host Rush Limbaugh become a diet icon? Apparently, since yesterday. I like to think of the guy as a hard-drinking, meat-eating, pilled-out fat dude who smokes a lot. Yesterday, Google reported "Rush Limbaugh Diet" as one of the top 100 searches during the hour ... More >>
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