For 10 years, Gainesville indie-rock outfit Holopaw has been putting out music. First through the perennial indie label Sub Pop, and more recently via Misra Records. The band dropped Academy Songs, Volume I earlier this year, which is an oddity in the era of the single track. It follows a loose sto ... More >>
The frizz-haired Frank "Rat Bastard" Falestra rummaged through piles of T-shirts lined up against one of the pool tables at Churchill's Pub. "This one right here," the local legend said of a black and white cotton top he wore during a show, "is one of the most famous shirts in Florida that made the ... More >>
See Crossfade's feature: "Beach House's Victoria Legrand on Bloom, New Songs, and Practicing Musical Magic." When Baltimore-based dream pop duo Beach House returns to the
Hardcore historian Steven Blush.It's hard to believe that three decades have slipped past since the birth of hardcore punk. And it's even harder to believe that legends like Black Flag and Minor Threat haven't let loose a loud fast riff in 25 years. But that's the truth ... Hardcore is history. ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenCheck out the full 30-photo Vampire Weekend slideshow.Vampire WeekendWith the Very Best and Beach HouseWednesday, October 13, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: Madras cocktails and self-loathing at a WASP family gathering. (Probably?)Enough verbiage has been devoted to p ... More >>
Sorry guys, I think this cover is the most interesting thing about the NationalIn our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.This week, Radio-Active Rec ... More >>
Flying Lotus: Possibly as bangin' as Sleigh Bells' new album, and actually available in brick and mortar storesIn our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each ... More >>
Axe and the Oak's Record Store Day 2010 release was created with love (and gold foil)In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Just when you thought ... More >>
Google "Big Black" if this isn't hilarious to you In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Two was the magic number last week, and things have only ... More >>
Earlier, we let you know that Sub Pop's No Age was scheduled to perform at this year's Record Store Day at Sweat Records, also known as Sweatstock, but more details have finally been released. The all-ages events, taking place Saturday, April 17, will feature performances by Awesome New Republic, ... More >>
Should we just rename the column "Two-ving Units" already?In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Quoting Ramirez: "What's up with the number 2 this w ... More >>
Quitters never win, and winners never quit. Btw, should I fuck that big fat ho? The first time I ever heard of Blowfly was when ODB did that cover of, "The First Time, Ever You Sucked My Dick." Blowfly is awesome, he invented rap music in 1965, and he is a Miami legend. I wish him the best, especia ... More >>
The band sizzles with a new honky-tonk album.
America's rock and roll nerds got put back in their place, and we all benefited.
In 2008, independent rock returned to the underground, where it belongs. Given the grand catastrophe that is today's record industry, most major-label executives don't have the time or energy to convince music fans they might like something a little out of the ordinary. They're too busy recycling va ... More >>
Art Damage with Panda Bear and No Age Friday, December 5Karu & Y, Downtown Miami Better Than: Everything happening that night on the planet Earth if you happen to take Pitchfork or College radio charts as the gospel. The Review: The rumors of a No Age/Panda Bear double bill during Basel begin ... More >>
Friday night's No Age/Panda Bear show at Karu & Y, sponsored by Nike and ANP Quarterly, is still, as we reported, invite-only. But the nice folks at Nike have given us a number of free passes to give away to our readers.So here's a little contest. Answer the following question, and e-mail the an ... More >>
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BY ANDY VIHSTADT Jukebox Hero Cat Power turns on the Jukebox January 22. The mostly covers album (and bonus disc) will include a bit of everything from Hank Williams to the Hot Boys. Here’s the tracklisting. For those of you hoping for her rendition of “Hanging on the Telephone” from the C ... More >>
What's indie rock? Who cares? Ten great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition.
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