Put another Sweatstock in the wrinkly, rain-faded books. The fourth installment of Sweat Records' anniversary party and Record Store Day celebration played out on three stages in Little Haiti.
But it's not just good times and dancing in the intermittent sun. It is also bleak, stomach-turning angst ... More >>
It's the weekend y'all!
If the thought alone of these next two days doesn't want to make you get up, shred your papers, and do a victory dance, then maybe we should remind you of a few things.
The Miami Heat made it to the playoffs (no shocker there), the Miami Marlins finally realized it was bas ... More >>
Sure, Record Store Day is usually a day when indie rock enthusiasts take the spotlight. But maybe you prefer BPMs to bands.
That's alright. There are still plenty of bottle-poppin' moments to look forward to this week. And the underground's in for a treat too.
Get ready for some trap, tech, deep ... More >>
Go wild in the streets! Score swag! Mosh!
In exactly 49 hours, everyone's favorite Little Haiti music shop, Sweat Records, will be celebrating Sweatstock 2013, its third annual one-day music fest, anniversary party, and Record Store Day bonanza.
There will be limited-edition RSD releases, indie m ... More >>
It's finally here! Record Store Day (and cough, 4/20) is right around the corner. And that means tons of great acts are ready to get down and dirty with all y'all Miami music lovers.
Whether you're looking for rock, punk, hip-hop, jazz, synth-pop, booty bass, or Latin, there's the perfect party wi ... More >>
Skeptics predict the local music shop is going extinct like the penny arcade.
But for the last six years, so-called "independently owned, stand-alone brick-and-mortar retailers" around the U.S. (and the world) have been banding together under the Record Store Day banner to, paraphrasing the immorta ... More >>
"I only eat fruit," Teepee frontman and songwriter, Erix S. Laurent (birth name Eric Lopez-Zareño) declared in an interview with New Times last summer.
"And I love it."
In addition to jazzing up his name and banning most food from his diet, Laurent has spent the past two years employing what ap ... More >>
Record Store Day 2013 Ambassador Jack White said it best: "We need to re-educate ourselves about human interaction and the difference between downloading a track on a computer and talking to other people in person and getting turned onto music that you can hold in your hands and share with others."
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Don't call it a comeback. Because the Deftones never left. And avoid using the term "rap metal." Because this band detests musical subgenres.
Instead, celebrate the fact that this crew is still tearing the tits off music venues, like the Fillmore Miami Beach, with the same Adrenaline levels as 25 ... More >>
Shuffling through Record Store Day release bins this past Saturday left us feeling empty. Sure, we picked up some fine RSD stuff and supported local business. But all we really wanted was a Van Halen seven-inch.
Wait! What's that? If we buy Van Halen's A Different Kind of Truth after May 4, David ... More >>
See Crossfade's full 53-photo slideshow from Sweatstock 2012.
If there's a Miami musician who's best suited to accompany early afternoon drinking on a rainy day, it's Jesse Jackson.
Driven inside Churchill's Pub by the rain, Miami's favorite melancholy scruffster played a set pulled from his appro ... More >>
Life is incredibly unfair.
Dick Clark, dead at 82. The thought of it makes us sick to our stomach. Is a world without "the oldest teenager" even a world worth enduring?
While all hope may seem lost, we're here to remind you that there're still plenty of awesome reasons -- at least ten of them -- ... More >>
See Sweatstock 2012's full lineup and set times and our guide to rockin' out at Sweatstock 2012.Take a break from celebrating 4/20 and try to remember that tomorrow is Record Store Day! And of course, Sweat Records will be celebrating the event as well as its seventh anniversary with its annual Swea ... More >>
See Sweatstock 2012's full lineup and set times.
Are you a total vinyl junkie afflicted by an excessive perspiration problem and an out-of-control obsession with the Miami music scene? Is your home a geodesic hut built from recycled record sleeves and used gym towels that also serves as a hostel fo ... More >>
Protect your ears and armpits.
In less than 69 hours, the scene at Sweat Records and Churchill's Pub will become a loud and sticky orgy of local music junkies, perspiration-inducing tuneage, and limited-edition vinyl, all in honor of Record Store Day as well as the Little Haiti record shop's seven ... More >>
After enduring hordes of beat freaks who plundered its dollar bins, Sweat Records continues to live up to its namesake, working hard to keep the party going through the rest of the month and well through April.
Little Haiti's favorite indie music store, vegan coffee shop, and all-ages event spac ... More >>
Here's a quick break from the pre-Winter Music Conference hoopla to give you some local music news.
Sweat Records has announced the lineup from its third annual Sweatstock on April 21, which also coincides with Record Store Day.
Headlining the party is Miami's favorite electro-pop act Afrobeta ... More >>
Oh, Black Friday!
Every year after Thanksgiving, a shopping warzone breaks out as holiday cheer and good tidings soon give way to flying elbows and weeping grandmothers who scream in the deep-throated, craggy, ten-packs-a-day roar of a truck driver at a strip club, "Christmas shopping season is fuc ... More >>
via soundcloud.com/work-drugsRemember your cousin's Quinces? Aside from the choreographed salsa rueda, what was the entertainment like?
Chances are if your prima turned 15 in Miami, it was a Yellow Pages DJ-for-hire that mixed a blend booty bass, merengue, and a few slow jams after sprinkling T ... More >>
Photo by Alex BroadwellArtOfficial's Logics on the Sweatstock main stage.You were stoked. You woke up at dawn. You showered. You sipped a cup of spiked coffee. You slipped into your best vintage Black Flag tee. And then you crashed the Sweatstock gates at precisely 10 a.m., kicking off Sweat ... More >>
We've talked non-stop about Sweatstock 2011 and all the bands playing tomorrow. But let's not forget, the reason Sweat Records is throwing this whole shindig is in celebration of Record Store Day -- and the store's anniversary.What's Record Store Day? In 2007, it started as a way to get people to ... More >>