See the full 30-photo slideshow of Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias at the American Airlines Arena. Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias American Airlines Arena, Miami Friday, August 31, 2012 Last night, J.Lo and Enrique revealed a bunch of bizarre and fascinating things about themselves at Amer ... More >>
All photos by Ciara OsorioYACHT's Claire Evans.YACHTElectric PickleThursday, December 1, 2011Better Than: Yachting on Biscayne Bay."Anybody have any questions?" asked frontwoman Claire Evans three songs into YACHT's set at the Electric Pickle last night."I love you!" someone shouted back."That's ... More >>
Photo by Yesenia HernandezSee the full 27-photo Bassnectar at the Fillmore Miami Beach slideshow. Bassnectar With AmpLive and SuperDre Fillmore Miami Beach Saturday, October 22, 2011 Better Than: The last time Bassnectar was here last year. On Saturday night, Bassnectar made a triumphant retur ... More >>
Victor Gonzalez iPhoneThe Shit Robot ShowLast night at the Fixed Freakout, Marcus Lambkin's Shit Robot Show made its Miami debut at the Vagabond in front of an ecstatic crowd of electro-poppers. Churning out reworked tracks from his back catalogue, the Irish-bred, Germany-based producer provided the ... More >>
A four-day event featuring Miami Modern architecture and style begins this week and runs through the weekend. There will be music, including a DJ set by Fred Schneider of the B-52s, at the American Legion Hall just off Biscayne Boulevard. The event will also include art shows, worksho ... More >>
Working under an assumed fame name inspired by '60s Swiss sex bomb Ursula Andress and the pseudo-futuristic numerical suffixes used to sell Atomic Age household appliances (i.e. The Cubla Carpet Sucker 500!), Brooklyn-via-Miami mixmeister Ursula 1000 (born Alex Gimeno) has spent ten post-mill ... More >>
The Jameses play with a fan on tambourine.Guy HarveyWith the JamesesAugust 13, 2010The Vagabond, MiamiBetter Than: Having to schlep all the way to Lake Worth for a show. Seriously, how often do Miami kids do that?The Review:I'll start this review with the following disclaimer: I've never been to ... More >>
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, after knocking out Chris Cornell in four roundsNow Crossfade isn't taking any steps to become Sunfade for the week, but there's going to be a lot of SunFest coverage. The lineup, which includes Weezer, the Flaming Lips, Nas, among many others, is strong to say the least. A ... More >>
Although we already discussed SunFest's New Music Night offerings, it would be poor form to let the day's other additions go unmentioned. For the youth contingent, 20-year-old Sean Kingston already has a wealth of Caribbean-flavored catchy melodies in his arsenal. "Fire Burning" is the one that rais ... More >>
311 performing at SunFest 2009West Palm Beach hasn't had this much musical excitement since Ozzy Osbourne rolled through town. An impressive crop of national acts are set to play the 28th installment of SunFest, which takes place April 28 - May 2 in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida's Intrac ... More >>
via myspace.com/prettyprettypleasePretty PleaseThe Jean Marie, Arboles Libres, Pretty Please, and Static MoonChurchill's Pub, MiamiFriday, September 4, 2009 Better Than: Paying 20 bucks to loiter at your favorite lackluster South Beach club and end up holding your best friend's hair back in the W ... More >>
German electrohouse superproducers rock out live.
The international dance floor domination of the German electro-house duo Booka Shade, as well as that of the record label they co-founded, Get Physical, came serendipitously. "The plan was not to have a plan," says Arno Kammermeier, half of the twosome, of Get Physical's heady early days. It was aro ... More >>
Funplex, released last year, is the B-52's' first album in 16 years. It pumps up the volume, cranks the guitars, and rocks harder than anything the veteran group has done since its 1979 debut. There's nothing here as sweet or as catchy as "Roam" or "Love Shack," both of which made these unlikely new ... More >>
The year's finest tracks, both mixed and unmixed.
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>
The B-52's reappear just in time for far out to be way in again.
Nous Non Plus (Aeronaut)
Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films
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Muy Divertido! (Very Entertaining)
Miami's annual Winter Music Conference
The director who gave the world Nude on the Moon and Bad Girls Go to Hell enjoys a critical revival
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
A dedicated group of Latin Americans breaks the sound barrier with rock en espanol
Hey! That song there is about gay people!
As Miami's premier groove rockers, Day by the River runs through it
America's best live band keeps charging along, even without a credit card
Machine heads Christopher Phipps and Alex Zaitsev aim their humanity at your sound system
What? No category for most supportive local-music article in a weekly newspaper?