"The sun is shining, the breeze is softly blowing, and we're thinking of you."
Those far-out good vibes come courtesy of your friends at the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance, who've just announced the 2013 lineup for their second annual South Floridian celebration of Cajun, count ... More >>
Spam Allstars are celebrating the tenth anniversary of ¡Fuacata! this Thursday, a monumental accomplishment to say the least.
Week after week for the last decade, the Spam Allstars have taken to the tight Little Havana stage in Hoy Como Ayer to lay down their one-of-a-kind descargas. And ... More >>
Do you remember where you were ten years ago?
If it was a Thursday night here in Miami, chances are pretty damned good that you were making your way to ¡Fuacata!, a hot new party at La Pequeña Habana's Hoy Como Ayer. And if you weren't heading to ¡Fuacata! to check out Spam Allstars, you we ... More >>
Andrew "Le Spam" Yeomanson, DJ and collector of obscure vinyl.What's the most obscure spoken-word record you own? I'm not embarrassed to say that a copy of Walter Mercado's Walter '86: Aquario, the Puerto Rican astrology god's predictions for Aquarians in 1986, tops my list of weird vinyl. It di ... More >>
Alex Yanes's 7 Lucky Scales.Though it's not an official Basel spot, Transit Lounge has done its cultural duty by lining up one hell of an art party this coming Saturday night. With ArtOfficial, Spam Allstars, and a 200-foot graffiti mural by almost twenty artists, Overspray's gonna be epic."I was ... More >>
Happy Halloween, party peeps! Sure, it may not be for another two days, but who gives a damn? You can celebrate that mofo all weekend long. And if a full 72 hours of drunken costumed debauchery is in fact what you seek, Transit Lounge is willing to lend a hand to that worthy endeavor.
And what ... More >>
Spam...it's not just for breakfast anymore. And, really, if ever you've eaten it, you know you're not missing much in the canned foods department. Spam for your ears, however, is a whole other ballgame. And this Friday, the new Sunny Isles boutique hotel Solé On the Ocean is serving it up hot at ... More >>
via myspace.com/spamallstarsSpam Allstars headline Jazid's second anniversary party night. While people complain about the lack of live music in town, and (usually) the same people complain about going to South Beach for anything, Jazid is a lone soldier quietly battling to prove these naysayers ... More >>
via myspace.com/spamallstars Fuacata! Spam Allstars are getting it in tonight at their weekly residency at Hoy Como Ayer in the heart of Little Havana alongside Rumberos De La 8, a bangin' Miami percussion group with members from Cuba and Puerto Rico produced by DJ Le Spam. Doors open at 9 p.m. a ... More >>
If you're a native of the 305, Spam probably means a good deal more to you than processed and canned ham byproduct. For one, you no doubt associate it with the ass-shakinest, groove-makinest, bad-ass mamajammas in the city (yeah, I went there. I said mamajamma). But instead of just correlating th ... More >>
Look, we've never liked having to say this, but basically the Red Cross fucking sucks. They do a lot of shit, but certainly not as much as people believe, definitely not as much as they portray, and beyond a shadow of a doubt with the heavy burden of "administrative costs" lessening their ability t ... More >>
Gotta love college radio.Listen to this:
The Spam Allstars are Miami as fuck. Everybody knows that. Well, everybody in Miami. In Cambridge, Massachusettes, not so much. At least not on Spherio, a weekly radio show on WMBR, the MIT university radio station. Their January 8th show, ar ... More >>
Not performing live at Kitchen 305Well, Thanksgiving is finally upon us. I know I'm not alone when I say that I start getting antsy for this holiday right around the end of summer. After all, I no longer need to fit into my bikini, so why not gorge myself on copious amounts of sweet potatoes, mas ... More >>
So the Miami Herald finally got a YouTube channel. They've had a talented team putting out high-quality, award-winning videos for a while now (big up Chuck Fadely) but somebody oughtta tell corporate that with sites like keepvid.com all their content can now be downloaded with the click of a butt ... More >>
The Spam Allstars headline day two of Jazid's anniversary on Saturday, June 12In the world of Miami Beach party spots, Jazid (1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach) is a welcome oddity. Not only does the small speakeasy-like joint stand in stark contrast to our city's cavernous superclubs, but it has al ... More >>
Ah, to be 13 again! Do you remember what it was like? You're still
mostly innocent, but just corrupted enough by the raging hormones that
puberty bring so you're starting to have fun. If you were a boy, you
just started sprouting peach fuzz around your nether regions not long
ago. Stiffies at inappr ... More >>
Quick show of hands--who loves a good block party? Yeah, me too. Alright, now who loves drinking from the daylight hours 'til the wee hours, making a sloppy, slurring spectacle of themselves in the process? Uh huh...uh huh. That doesn't really surprise me. Now who loves the Spam Allstars? Well, ... More >>
If you're onto Corporate America's scheme to fleece consumers out of their hard-earned dollars with the whole Valentine's Day scheme, good for you! Restaurants consistently have the worst service of the year on February 14, and the fact that it falls on a Saturday this year will only add to the str ... More >>