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 >>
Alice in Chains Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday, April 25, 2013 Better Than: Well, The Essential Alice in Chains. "C'mon, it's the first gig ..." Alice in Chains axe man Jerry Cantrell deadpanned when he and his band screwed up the opening bars of "Down in a Hole," a 20-year-old top ten hit. "Fuck." ... 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 >>
There was a conspicuous Boss-sized absence at the Miami Heat championship celebrations. That's because Rick Ross was in Jamaica, not the MI-Yayo. What was he doing there? Smoking massive quantities of marijuana and keeping thick bitches warm at night, you silly goose. How do we know? Because we ju ... 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 >>
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 >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 20-photo Primus at the Fillmore Miami Beach slideshow.Primus With the Dead Kenny G's Fillmore Miami Beach Saturday, June 4, 2011 Better Than: Pretty much any live music coming our way this month. I mean, what do we really have to look forward to? Katy Perry. Pr ... 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 >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
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.
Songbird (Lost Highway)
An independent record store finds its own level
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
Zakir Hussain performs with the Masters of Percussion
The little cult phenomenon that could: Phish
Shut up and dance!
It's a unique source of fiber, a natural painkiller, a valuable fuel source. So when Jack Herer talks about legalization, there's a method to his reefer madness.
The oddly spiritual world of drumming circles has arrived -- just blocks from the glitter and glitz of South Beach