Super trial lawyer John Morgan is on the road this month talking up Amendment 2, the move to legalize medical marijuana in Florida that he's pumped millions of his own dollars into supporting. That's when Morgan made two deadly errors, at least in the minds of Amendment 2's opponents: He appealed to ... More >>
When you live in the 305, every weekend is like a dream come true. That's because no matter how broke you may be, you're always guaranteed to find a party with cheap booze and some pretty great music. Just check out the ten best things to do under 10 bucks this weekend from the Lovers Key's soulf ... More >>
Pitch down dance music's tempo from the manic 140 beats per minute favored by candy ravers -- pitch it way down -- and you begin to approximate the languid, sensual, baby-making rhythms of Slow Hands, AKA Ryan Cavanagh. Of course these days, tempo is less a concern for Slow Hands than the musician' ... More >>
While your wallet may be a little on the broke side this weekend, that's no excuse to spend your Saturday night stuck at home, doing laundry in your Superman undies. You live in the Magic City! That means no matter how penniless you may be, there's always an abundant supply of parties to crash. C ... More >>
Game On! We did it! The Best of Miami 2014 is complete! Places to eat, places to meet people, places to go pee in public ... This annual issue's got it all. Of course, though, we here at Crossfade are most hyped to discuss the 305's top tuneage and party spots. Just check the cut for Best Band, B ... More >>
This weekend packs a lot of punch in the holiday department. First off, Good Friday is today, and if you're planning on having a fish dish, we've got you covered. Of course, Passover continues through the weekend, so be sure to stop at the market and take home some kosher Coca-Cola (it's made witho ... More >>
Come Friday the 13th, freaky shit happens -- party animals turn into blood-sucking vampires, loonies go on the loose and howl at the moon, and people drive around with skulls on their dashboard (or maybe your mind just plays tricks on you.) At least it's Friday which means you have cheap parties ov ... More >>
By his own admission, Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz has a great gig. While most working Americans are quick to grouse about their jobs, Ortiz, the percussionist for Atlanta-based band Widespread Panic, exudes a level of enthusiasm that would likely make most people bitter with envy. "I can't think of anyth ... More >>
Put on your party pants and dancing shoes... It's the weekend! And as a fellow member of society, it is your duty to spend the next three days the way weekends are meant to be spent: with cheap booze, celebratory tunes, and enough money left in your wallet to satisfy those late night munchies. ... More >>
The traditional rock 'n' roll laser show just got a reboot. A quick scan of the repertoire reveals your standard-issue Planetarium jams: Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Grateful Dead, and, of course, Pink Floyd. But Saturday night, Planetarium: Krautrock (presented by Miami Art Museum and Miami Science ... More >>
Michael Glabicki is 2 and a half years old. His bloody head is on the pavement. Tiny body still. Pupils pointed skyward. Eyes empty. The car that nearly crushed him has finally stopped moving, but the pain is a beating drum inside his skull. And the gleaming light that shines beyond his reach is b ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says hip-hop artists are never too old to stop rapping.Rick Ross recently celebrated his 36th birthday. Some folks might ... More >>
Blink 182's Travis Barker defies death. Rock 'n' roll makes ordinary men and women immortal. Almost. They're regular people who were born unfamous and will someday die, just like us. But because they're awesome at playing the guitar or howling into a mike (you know, rocking), they become the ce ... More >>
from FacebookMick Fleetwood dishes on tripping balls. Tequila, Mick Fleetwood from Fleetwood Mac, and Brooklyn coffeehouse singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins ... It sounds like the beginning of a joke. But no, it's the basis for the inaugural Cabo Wabo Tequila Off The Record webseries, where "up-and-c ... More >>
You wonder: What's that thrashing? The sky is dark. The fields have gone silent. But there's a bonfire off in the distance, surrounded by vaguely human shapes and a furious funnel of sound -- acoustic axe, banjo, cello, upright bass, mouth organ. This is the middle of nowhere and you've just s ... More >>
Whether you describe its signature sound as funk metal or you've got no idea what to call it, there's no question Primus has been rocking out ever since the three-man band debuted with 1989's Suck On This. As frontman Les Claypool's bass throttles from a deep rumble to percussive slaps and h ... More >>
Read Crossfade's interview with Matisyahu. Matisyahu With Adam Weinberg Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht CenterFebruary 12, 2011 On Saturday night, the Adrienne Arsht Center was transformed from world-class concert hall to new-age synagogue as Matisyahu and his guitarist Adam Weinberg we ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerClick here to view photos from this event.Holy KimotoWith Kyle Hollingsworth, Michael Travis, Jason Hann, and Steve KimockWhite Room, MiamiFriday, January 8, 2010Better Than: The enticing, aromatic blend of kryppie, kind bud, and sour diesel wafting through the air. The Rev ... More >>
The Rolling StonesGet Yer Ya-Ya's Out! 40th Anniversary Edition (ABKCO)In rock and roll, 1969 was perhaps the most historic year of the 20th Century. Of course both The Isle of Wight and Woodstock went down that year. Black Sabbath and The Doobie Brothers were formed. And, yes, the Beatles broke ... More >>
Consider this sushi joint a neat place for a drink and really great bar snacks.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Bruce Hornsby gets by with a little big-name help.
She shakes, rattles, and rolls on down her own road.
Last Night: George Thorogood and the Destroyers at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater Friday, March 21, 2008 Better Than: A refreshing pinch between the cheek and gum. The Review: George Thorogood got Bad to the Bone on Good Friday at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. It’s possible he knew of the day ... More >>
Songbird (Lost Highway)
Devour a buffet of excellent music at the Langerado Music Festival
Etiquette for the glow stick set
A former Del Fuegos dares to make interesting music for kids for Miami Light
Booger Bus be damned, hail the return of FWA!
Tastes great, less filling: Ween gets serious
The little cult phenomenon that could: Phish
Shut up and dance!
The oddly spiritual world of drumming circles has arrived -- just blocks from the glitter and glitz of South Beach