Miami may never host the Olympics, and our hopes of future Super Bowls are in doubt, but don't worry, we're still a major destination for international sporting competitions. In fact, Miami Beach just beat out Reykjavík, Iceland, to host the World Outgames in 2017.
Magrudergrind's Crusher EP includes a track called "Heaviest Bombing" about writing graffiti. It fades from grindcore brutality into a hip-hop breakdown, ends in a squall of screeching feedback, and jumps back into violent chord changes for the next song.
That shit's pretty cool. And the Washington ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>