Henry Stone, king of the record business, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, in Miami. Throughout almost 80 years of wildly prolific musical activity, the 93-year-old had a hand in every aspect of the music business and was a true pioneer of independent manufacturing, promotion, and distributio ... More >>
For over 40 years, Tavares has been one of the best Northern Soul acts in America, smoothest R&B groups in Europe, and most celebrated disco bands in the world. The live show has always impressed, and the five brothers who make up the band continue to harmonize for packed concerts everywhere they ... More >>
Cris Cab was a 15-year-old troubadour who liked to chill on the beach, fish with friends, and do the general Miami teenager thing. But then Pharrell was passed his music by a mutual family friend and took note of the kid's talent. Fast-forward six years and Cris is a 21-one-year old ready to break ... More >>
When you think about mom, what do you see? Do you see her lovingly tending to you, sick in bed? Is she secretly buying the toy that she said you couldn't have at the mall? Maybe she's screaming to hurry and get up already or you'll be late for school? These are the many faces of mom. But mom has in ... More >>
In the 1970s, Miami's TK Productions sold hundreds of millions of records around the world. Yes, hundreds of millions of records around the world. They were all cut in a tiny eight-track studio in Hialeah by a close-knit team of musicians and songwriters. The family worked together on each oth ... More >>
Via lushsobe.comThose are nice. Do they have liquor in them?Fact: You don't need to go inside of any building to party this New Year's Eve on South Beach. You can get wild, weird, and wasted in the middle of Ocean Drive. Another fact: You can't buy beer inside a store on South Beach after midnig ... More >>
Rubber-faced actor Jim Carrey was filmed stealing the show this past weekend at the weekly Friday-night karaoke party at Arlene's Grocery in New York City's Lower East Side. The actor performed a high-energy, crowd-pleasing rendition of Smashing Pumpkins' "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" and faked ... More >>
via their MySpace pageThe Scissor SistersIn so far down the line, you probably won't remember news: Lady Gaga has chosen who will be her opening act for her 2011 Monster Ball tour, and more importantly, her South Florida shows on April 12 and 13. Equally dance-worthy, but not enough to upstage Ga ... More >>
via livenation.comAfter three albums and nearly a decade of trying to attract some wider notice, you'd think David Gray would have been pleased when he finally landed in the Top Ten via his international smash "Babylon" and the best-selling album from whence it came, White Ladder. Yet, as th ... More >>
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In the studio with Cat Power
It all began when I got that job at the Mutiny Hotel
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Bribing DJs used to be expensive, but now mere trinkets will do the trick
A day at punk rock's biggest summer tour takes more than just stamina
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
After 30 years, they still flock to that most fabled of oceanfront homes
Rundle, Milian, or Pizzi as state attorney in '04?
Miami's Grammy Booty
Minnesota minimalists Low minor in chamber pop, major in Mormonism
Peter Frampton, the golden god of the Seventies, is, once more, Almost Famous
North Beach Arrival
The return of the classical Latin trio
The International Hustle and Salsa Competition
Smuggling coke by the ton and making money by the bushel. Getting tortured in Panama and eating smoked pork loin in Houston. The courtroom show is riveting, but like Al says, where's the justice?
Love him or hate him, Miami Sound Machine architect and Crescent Moon Records visionary Emilio Estefan is a major force in contemporary Latin music
Stellar musicians hardly anyone has heard of -- and how come
Taped conversations helped convict George Gandelman of money laundering. Now the Miamian tries an unusual appeal: Don't believe everything you hear.
As Miami's premier groove rockers, Day by the River runs through it
Do the weather, Criteria Studios, and a few big names mean stardom for South Florida?
Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans
Billy won't be a zero