The State Of
The Live Studio Sessions EP (self-released)
Drummer Nabedi Osorio and vocalist/keyboard Steph Taylor have become local favorites with their work as the State Of. Both play well, and share an excellent chemistry that, though it's kind of journalistically douchey t ... More >>
Afrobeta opened the night's festivities.Respectable Street's 22nd AnniversaryClematis Street, West Palm BeachSaturday, August 22, 2009Better Than: The 21 previous Respectable Street anniversary parties (probably)The Review: It's been 22 years since Rodney Mayo bought an old Salvation Army s ... More >>
Punk band To Be HatedShows by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the-radar this weekend in Broward and Palm Beach.
Boca-based trio The Pretty Faces create the sort of garage pop that's dirty enough for a dive, but too tuneful to be wasted on shitty acoustics. They ... More >>
Dreaming in Stereo plays the Vagabond tonightFriday, August 14*Local guitar whiz Fernando Perdomo's "progressive pop" band Dreaming in Stereo tonight plays at the Vagabond in Miami. Admission is free before midnight, $5 after. Click here to check out a video of the band playing recently on West P ... More >>
Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of The State OfSno Cones, The State Of, AfrobetaFriday, July 17, 2009Propaganda, Lake Worth
Better Than: The metal show I saw later Friday night at the Poorhouse.
XX-chromosomes and some serious musical variety ruled the night Fri ... More >>
Nabedi Osorio (left) and Steph Taylor of the State OfShows this weekend by local artists, or concerts that are otherwise under-the radar in Broward and Palm Beach.
Friday:Piano and drums mixed with vocals that are simultaneously haunting and tough define the sound of The State Of, ... More >>
via myspace.com/themissionveoThe Mission VeoRecession-minded, "frugal," or just plain cheap? No problem -- Ten Under $10, a new column on Crossfade, gives you budget-friendly music events to check out over the weekend. Tonight, Friday, May 29*The Mission Veo is one of the best local dark, post-punk- ... More >>
It's virtually impossible to have avoided the buzz surrounding two of Miami's best female-fronted acts: Afrobeta and Steph Taylor and the State Of. Here's a good opportunity to catch them for free in a cozy (and smoke-free!) environment. Both bands play an in-store at Sweat Records this Saturday, st ... More >>
Scottish indie rock act Bis' overtures were expressed rather neatly in its 1997 single "Tell It to the Kids": "And now, coming through the airwaves into your home/Introducing the new transistor heroes." San Francisco's hey willpower lacks a similar expressive salutation, but it shares Bis' affinity ... More >>