It's little wonder that any attempt to get Jim Lauderdale on the phone can become something of a challenge. After all, given the man's propensity for extreme multi-tasking, any chance of catching him when he's not in the studio would seem to require both expert timing and enormous luck. Indeed, ... More >>
Pat yourself on the shoulder and give yourself a high-five: you made it through the week. Now, it's time to celebrate your accomplishment and party like a mad man! Sure, you're gonna wanna reward yourself with lots and lots of booze and bashes, but that doesn't mean you'll have to wake up hungover ... More >>
"Lookout weekend 'cause here we come..." With cheap parties that won't cost you more than a Hamilton and music that'll make you wanna grab a stranger and dance. "...Because weekends were made for fun." Check out Crossfade's ten best music-related things to do under $10 in Miami this weekend. See ... More >>
When you're living on a budget, weekends can get, well, complicated. You wanna party with your (better-off) friends at one of SoBe's star-studded nightclubs, but there's one minor detail standing in the way ... You're broke. Before you start making plans to watch weird cult movies all night while ... More >>
Of Montreal just finished its new album. Frontman and creative nerve-center Kevin Barnes tells Crossfade that he wrote the whole thing in about three weeks on his first-ever, self-imposed "writer's retreat" in San Francisco. After that, he returned to his Athens, Georgia, home and recorded it wi ... More >>
Legend states that every day at 4:20 p.m., a group of teens in San Rafael, California met to search for an abandoned cannabis crop. The teens code named the plan, "4:20 Louis" in honor of the statue of Louis Pasteur where they hung out. The code was shortened to "4:20". 4:20 was later adopted ... More >>
Every day, ¡Mayday! and the Juggalo nation hack into the dark heart of America with axe blades made of music. They chop into the rotten core of society, exposing the system as a lying, superficial, violent beast. Then they sever all connection to it, let the blood run through the streets, and cel ... More >>
Photo by Marta Xochilt PerezThe neo-raver, grandchild of the hippies.The Honeymoon Series begins this Saturday with Datsik, continuing with Zeds Dead May 5 and Borgore June 17. Back in the LSD-soaked '60s, a big boxy San Francisco building named the Fillmore Auditorium was routinely overrun by l ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSure, Ultra's sold out. But don't get sad. Find tickets!Ultra Music Festival! It's the final countdown. Listen .. Can you hear it? Uhhntz, uhhntz, uhhntz . . . It's almost showtime. Yet many people don't have tickets. What do you do? Should you hit up Stubhub or Craigslist and ... More >>
Michael F. McElroy/ZUMAOld hippie lifeguard turned hero for Haiti Jim Goodnow pops open the side of an ambulance, where he's been sleeping for the past two months. "Let's see what's behind door number one!" the ponytailed 70-year-old hollers. Inside, it looks like the Grateful Dead decided to run ... More >>
Another year, another Beaujolais luncheon, another boast that the current crop is the best in years. "You get a vintage like this every century. Last one as good was 1947," insisted winemaker Stéphane Queralt. I didn't want to say this to Stéphane, but in spite of a positive spin on the 2008 vi ... More >>
Jerry RuledTop Ten Reasons I Generally Hate Jam Bands.1. Jerry Garcia.Jerome John Garcia was awesome. He died. It's over. Insert Duane Allman, Jimi Hendrix, et al. 2. Marijuana It's mostly for kids and burnouts. It also generally softens the harsh edges of horribly boring ... More >>
Fiona Apple has an older sister, Maude Maggart. And she's kind of a big deal on the cabaret circuit. Drawing praise from most major media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and Entertainment Weekly, Maggart has gained a following for her haunting and exquisite renditions an ... More >>
Jane's AddictionA Cabinet of Curiositieswww.janesaddiction.comJane's Addiction is of those bands that, although its members don't especially like each other anymore, wields an influence simply too great to allow the band to stay broken up. The game-changing L.A. quartet that treated alternative rock ... More >>
Ten summers that rocked.
G. Love and Special Sauce March 7, 2008 Langerado Better Than:All the jam in Welch’s reserves. Forget Umphrey’s McGee and the Disco Biscuits and whatever’s left of the Dead (and that includes you, Dark Star Orchestra), ‘cause when it comes to full fest groove, there is but one band that ca ... More >>
It's all in the stars.
In a bland burg, Rock Fish Grill is a good neighbor
Faith Hill & Tim McGraw at the BankAtlantic Center Tuesday, July 23, 2007 Better Than: Watching these two duke it out in a Celebrity Death Match. The Review: Move over Korn, Evanescence, and Flyleaf, the real Family Values tour made its long awaited debut at Sunrise’s Bank Atlantic Center last T ... More >>
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