Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS.
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Constant intrascene belly-aching aside, a few local (and local-ish) acts are managing to squeeze out of South Florida geographical isolation this summer for big stages.
A number of major national festivals are featuring homegrown talent on the bill. And rightfully so.
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What's better than Dave Matthews Band concert? An aneurism? Hemorrhoids? Bio-terrorism? No, hater, two Dave Matthews Band concerts!
The South Africa-born, Virginia-based dad-rocker, winemaker and occasional actor announced a multi-city summer tour earlier today, a cross-continental trek that'l ... More >>
Worship with Cee Lo at SunFest.Read Crossfade's print feature on Taking Back Sunday at SunFest 2011.
Throughout history, humans have worshipped the sun in strange ways, often involving mass orgy and human sacrifice.
Our ancestors really knew how to party, huh? Well, yes ... But it's now the 2 ... More >>
Love him, or abhor him, John Mayer as an interview subject makes for a good read. His detailed masturbation stories, dubbing Jessica Simpson "sexual napalm," and, of course, his Benetton heart/David Duke manhood conflicts in a recent Playboy interview ensured that plenty of folks who have never h ... More >>
Hit the jump to see why this was one of the year's best.Over the next few blog posts, Crossfade contributor Lee Zimmerman gives his top picks of the best unheralded rock releases of the past year.Lee Alexander & Co., Mayhaw Vaudeville Retro never sounded so remorseful, but thanks to Lee Alexa ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to view past top-sellers.
Top Five Albums for the Week of September 28-October 3
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Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs led the charts at Sweat Reco ... More >>
Folk music certainly seems to be on the upswing again with folks like Bon Iver and the Fleet Foxes enjoying tons of press and popularity (at least as much as an indie act can get). Proof positive is The Avett Brothers' rapid rise during the last couple years. Seth and Scott Avett have been playing t ... More >>