• News

    January 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Rap Like Tupac at Dixie Lounge's Cabby Tuesdays Hip-Hop Karaoke

    ​We first heard about Cabby Tuesdays from DJ Primetime's underground pirate radio show on 89.1 FM The Streets. He was broadcasting live from the Dixie Lounge, where every week local up-and-comers throw down rap karaokes and original music for prizes like a 15-minute showcase set. Between hosts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Five Reasons to Tune In for the Sunday Coolout on WDNA 88.9 FM

    Photo by J Wilson AraujoDJs Sire Esq. and Maneuvers.​The Sunday Coolout is a weekly radio show hosted by local DJs Sire Esq. and Maneuvers, who you may know from their Champion Sound party.Ostensibly a jazz show, the Coolout actually offers a rich variety of contemporary music and special guest DJ ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010
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    March 11, 2010

    Fans of Elderly Beefcake Rejoice: Carpet King Don Bailey Re-Creates His Infamous Nude Recline

    ​Last October, Riptide reported that the famous Don Bailey Carpets I-95 billboard, which features the business owner and namesake in a nude recline, had been augmented by a graffiti artist with a penchant for large schnozzes, and we recounted the Burt Reynolds-centerfold-inspired backstory behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Dialed In: Last Week's Top Ten From UM Radio "The Voice"

    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 Albums for the week of September 28 - October 3University of Miami- WVUM 90.5 FM, "The Voice"Where's Pony Pony Run Run? Last week, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 18, 2007

    Gosh Darn It, People Like Him

    Don’t should all over yourself, just go

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Reinventing Calle Ocho

    A new generation of Latino artists transforms Miami's longest-running block party

  • Music

    March 3, 2005
  • Music

    December 2, 2004
  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Air Waves

    Radio man and author gives a shout-out to the classics

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2003

    Gay Frequency

    South Florida signs up for queer radio

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    In the Land of the Fickle Fan

    With four professional teams in South Florida, sports radio should be big business

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Radio Goo Goo

    Miami's newest addition to the radio dial

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Soaring Aspirations

    Joe Celestin might have lost his bid to become mayor of North Miami, but his campaign united South Florida's Haitians like nothing before

  • News

    February 11, 1999
  • Music

    November 5, 1998
  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Don't Touch That Dial!

    Maria Staub is determined to make Teen Live Wire a hit radio show -- even if it destroys her family

  • News

    October 1, 1998

    Making Airwaves

    This summer the FCC pulled the plug on the county's most innovative radio stations. Some are already back on the air.

  • News

    June 4, 1998

    Radio Free Miami

    Welcome to the new Radio Marti, dragged into the swirl of local exile politics, more quarrelsome than ever, and growing increasingly irrelevant

  • News

    May 21, 1998
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    May 7, 1998


    Despite being in one of the largest media markets in the nation, Miami's public radio station barely registers with local listeners

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Dateline Havana

    Tenacious Cuban journalists Olance Nogueras and Lazaro Lazo were strangers in their homeland. Now they are strangers in ours.

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Cause For Return

    Haitian radio host Marcus Garcia's work in Miami is done. It's time for him to go home.

  • News

    June 12, 1997
  • Film

    March 6, 1997
  • News

    January 16, 1997

    No, You Listen to ME!

    Wanna get in touch with South Florida's rage? Read through the complaint letters to local radio stations.

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Notes from the Underground

    Impoverished and imperiled, Cuba's independent journalists stubbornly cling to the notion of a free press

  • News

    February 15, 1996
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    November 16, 1995

    Breach of Faith

    Radio journalist Emilio Milian's persistent denunciations of Miami's exile terrorists almost cost him his life in 1976. Now he's fighting for his career.

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Count the People Who Count

    A trio of exile groups mounts a new challenge to monopoly control of local Spanish-language radio

  • News

    October 12, 1995

    Garrison Keillor to the Rescue!

    Can a hayseed weekly variety show really save WLRN-FM?

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Rick Sanchez's Number One Fan

    Judge Lance Ito mugs for Channel 7

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Nightclub Jitters

    Mixed Signals

  • News

    August 10, 1995

    The Next Wave

    A dedicated group of Latin Americans breaks the sound barrier with rock en espanol

  • News

    February 2, 1995
  • News

    January 5, 1995

    Dread Reckoning

    Dub architect, crossover dreamer, music exec, and all-around nice guy, Mikey Dread has kept the reggae fires burning for almost twenty years

  • Music

    December 22, 1994

    The CD Solution

    Unsigned bands keep their local connections even as they spread their commercial wings

  • News

    May 18, 1994
  • News

    May 18, 1994

    The Man and the Microphone

    In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    Radio Daze

    WVUM's signal boost is pumping up the power of Miami's finest college radio station -- and the internal complaints are getting louder along with it

  • Music

    February 23, 1994

    The Local Rock Scene Is Dead

    Miami just can't afford to support one of its finest cultural resources

  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Shiver Me Timbers!

    Turn to 88.3 on your FM dial, where a pirate radio station is flying the Jolly Roger on Miami's broadcast seas and making plenty of waves

  • News

    July 14, 1993

    Mr. Diaz-Balart Goes to Washington

    When an unsuspecting Colorado congressman tries to cut funding to Radio and TV Martí, the freshman lawmaker gives a taste of exile politics, Miami-style

  • News

    May 19, 1993

    The Songs Remain the Same

    Rejecting young talent in favor of dinosaurs with proven track records, classic rock radio rakes in the ratings and the cash A along with a severe case of geezer burn

  • Music

    March 10, 1993

    A Real Kick in the Pants

    There's nothing but love and glory between Saigon Kick and their hometown. Yeah, right.

  • News

    December 16, 1992

    Jammin' In Havana

    How did two Miami radio stations end up broadcasting Radio Marti programs to listeners in Cuba? Hint: It's curious, but it's classified.

  • News

    March 18, 1992

    Creole of Fortune

    WMBM makes a play for the Haitian audience, widening the rift between American blacks and the residents of Little Haiti

  • Music

    December 11, 1991

    Local Is As Local Does

    Miami could take a rock lesson or two

  • News

    November 21, 1990
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