"It was 1988, I was 18 years old, trying to graduate high school." That's how Vincent Mason, otherwise known as Maseo of golden-era hip-hop trio De La Soul, remembers the days, weeks, and months leading up to the life-changing release of 3 Feet High and Rising, a golden-era hip-hop masterpiece so d ... More >>
â€‹ Today's photo comes from the Library of Congress. Taken in 1904 by photographer J. N. Chamberlain, it shows Seminole Indians canoeing along the Miami River.
The Acme Employment Office on Miami Beach. Today's photo comes to us via the Library of Congress and the year 1939, two years before the Great Depression ended. If you thought getting a job now was tough...
As half of Skinny Puppy, Nivek Ogre (or just Ogre, or Kevin Ogilvie) created, in the Eighties, a much-imitated, arresting blend of industrial and hard rock, belched forth amid bewildering onstage theatrics. A showman from the beginning, Ogre quickly used his theater of the horrifically absurd as a p ... More >>
Rather Ripped (Geffen Records)
The chief cuts loose, Michy’s opens, Carmel Ophir and La Gata rock on
At Carnegie Hall (Blue Note)
Out from the Beach, a debut release of cradle-rocking melodies
Just because the labels can charge royalties doesn't mean they should
Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project
Spectres of the Spectrum
A revived label serves the blues well
Paul Wesolowski knows the secret word: Groucho
March 18 - 24, 1999
February 4 - 10, 1999
August 27 - September 2, 1998
Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!
A distant voice rises in protest: one more tunnel, one last trolley, one final shot at history
Maria Marshall's journey from a dining-room table in Pennsylvania to the big time
Miami artists share their wry hopes, sly hopes, and high hopes for the coming year
At Blue Note the old music world's en garde for exploring