Psychedelic percussionist and transgenre, globally informed music enthusiast Ed Wilcox has lived in Florida, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Texas, Scotland, Norway, Iran, Baltimore, and the intergalactic cosmos of the mind.
He has kept time for ensembles rooted in comfortably familiar North American id ... More >>
You've probably read about blue lobsters, those rare neon-colored crustaceans. Now, Red the Steakhouse is inviting you to taste one.Read Also: Red the Steakhouse Has Kobe from Japan: Is it Worth It?The lobsters are Brittany Blues, taken from the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean off the shores of Scotlan ... More >>
Are you club rats sick of the '90s house revival yet?
We didn't think so. After all, nothing gets those fist-pumps and footwork going like some classic jacking house -- it's not even a guilty pleasure anymore. Just ask Belfast DJ-production duo Bicep.
The pair got started spreading the love of mu ... More >>
View photos from Miami Rum Renaissance Festival 2012 at Deauville Beach Resort here.The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival at the Deauville Resort concluded last evening with a 6:45 p.m. "last call", prompting event goers to rush to their favorite rum booth for one last mojito or shot of the elixir favo ... More >>
For years, someone calling himself "The Weedmanhippy" has been wedging cryptic, self-promoting fliers into the front of New Times boxes across Miami Beach. At first, we were kind of annoyed. Then, earlier this week, we finally gave in and called him.The Weedmanhippy is actually Billy Blank: part ... More >>
Officially, April 12 was the street date for local garage-y gang Lil Daggers' debut full-length disc. But so far, no one's seen an actual vinyl copy of the self-titled slab.
As reported in New Times' recent Lil Daggers mini-feature, the album was supposed to be released via Boca Raton-based labe ... More >>
The White Stripes are officially finito.After 14 years of playing music together, the White Stripes are calling it quits. A statement on the band's website claims that the breakup happed for "a myrid of reasons, but mostly to preserve what is beautiful and special about the band."
The White Stri ... More >>
Flogging Molly's Matthew Hensley.While often likened to other Stateside outfits, like Dropkick Murphys and Black 47, best known for blending an upstart attitude with Celtic tradition, Flogging Molly alone can claim a specific geographical bond with the old country.
The band's founder and frontm ... More >>
Never heard of UK DJ-producer Chris Lake? Then you're hopelessly out of the loop, because he's one of the greatest EDM stars in the world. Some notable stats: Two Billboard Dance Airplay Chart number ones, several US Dance Chart top tens, and "the best thing to come out of Scotland since Mylo," a ... More >>
Just how "Twifficient" are you?You have only two people "following" you in common with your dream guy or gal, and you have a humble Twifficiency rating of 17 percent, compared to their 37 percent. Face it -- you're just not as Twitter-popular as your other half, but does that alone mean it's time ... More >>
Based on the latest ominous polls -- not to mention the Tallahassee-area foreclosure reports -- Marco Rubio could use some extra cash in the bank right about now.Marco Rubio is turning some heads with his latest fundraising email.But a fundraising email sent out this week is raising some eyebrows ou ... More >>
Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. On a bar-hopping tour of Hollywood, I popped into PRL Euro Cafe (1904 A Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood; 954-980-8945; prlcafe.com), a narrow venue with a few chairs at the front and a long bar extending alon ... More >>
Night Watch is a regularly-occurring feature about bars and clubs, written by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg.This week, I bar-hopped in Hollywood and stumbled into the PRL Euro Café (1904 A Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood.
Call 954-980-8945 or visit prlcafe.com). PRL is a narrow venue w ... More >>
photo by Kevin WesterbergThe 22-year-old singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini confounds most expectations, from his name on up. Despite its Mediterranean sound, Nutini hails from Paisley, Scotland (though his father's side of the family is Italian, a few generations back). And despite his early shaggy, ... More >>
There's something a little Sheila E about Tracy Young. Her steadfast, stoic presence when she's doing her DJ thing reminds you of Prince's bongo-smacking concubine in her Arsenio Hall Show heyday. For both women, that temple-of-steel impenetrability is/was their greatest weapon in a male-dominated w ... More >>