It's time to start planning your road trip to Lollapalooza land 'cause King Perry Farrell just released his 125-name guestlist for this August's three-day Grant Park extravaganza. And if you don't wanna be left at the gate, crying and clawing the dirt like a pauper, you better buy a full-weekend ... More >>
Austin continues to be a land of great things, even during the madness of South by Southwest with a bazillion bands blasting their music at the same time.
Austin's so great that the madness isn't even madness. For instance, a massive line of hundreds of people waiting for a wristband from Th ... More >>
Brooklyn-based indie-poppers The Drums aren't what you think they are. Sure, they put out their Summertime! EP, filled with beach-themed tracks like "Let's Go Surfing," "Down by the Water," and "Submarine." But they actually mentioned to us recently that they probably wouldn't go to the beach if ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSurfer Blood: You know Grand Central loves you, XOXO Gossip GirlSurfer Blood, if you are going to vow never to play a venue again, you might want to stick to your word -- otherwise someone's going to call you out.Let us rehash the night that Surfer Blood played Poplife's 11th a ... More >>
photo by Jacqueline NuszPoplife's Anniversary Party
With Surfer Blood, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Hooray for Earth
Grand Central, Miami
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Better than: Getting pains for being too pure of heart, or surfing in blood, or....
The hipsterati and then some ... More >>
Those that attended the Poplife Anniversary Party at Grand Central on Saturday, read the review, or just heard about it might be a bit confused by the comment Surfer Blood lead singer J.P. Pitts guitarist Thomas Fekete made mid-set. "Awesome venue, too bad it's run by a bunch of dicks," he said, bef ... More >>
It's all about balls this weekend.Thanks to our proximity to South America, Miami cares a little bit more about the World Cup than most U.S. cities. Still, it's no England, where half of all workers bees are expected play hooky from their day jobs to watch a little footie at the pub. On the other ... More >>
via dovecoterecords.comWhile most of the big-deal shows rolling through town lately have tended towards the loud and brash, this Saturday at Grand Central marks an evening for gentler souls. In honor of Poplife's anniversary, the party returns to its Anglophilic indie-loving roots for a show head ... More >>
Photo by Ben ThackerAterciopelados play Grand Central on Thursday, June 10.Grand Central is on fire ever since it celebrated its official opening. Regular weekly parties on Friday and Saturday nights are bustling (it seems aiming for a lower age restriction of 18 was particularly wise), and a number ... More >>
weirdwives.blogspot.comWeird Wives, the future of music in South FloridaProof that Google Alerts work: We posted this item regarding Surfer Blood's noisier, sweatier side project Weird Wives on Tuesday morning. By about 5 p.m., Surfer Blood had linked to the story, and posted this Weird Wives EP ... More >>
Will Poplife be a thing of the past?Remember indie-dance parties like Revolver, Spider-Pussy, and Vice? Well, Poplife may soon be joining them in the ranks of parties of clubland past. Poplife, the party, will official come to a close next Saturday, May 8 at Electric Pickle, while Poplife as a event ... More >>
Get used to it, ladsSouth Florida indie rock heroes Surfer Blood will be back in the area for their April 20 show at Respectable Street in West Palm Beach and a stop at Bal Harbour Resort & Spa in Miami on April 22, but then we lose them to European audiences for a while. As Gob Bluth would s ... More >>
Photo by Shannon CottrellGetting sleepy, J.P.?As promised, Surfer Blood got the Village Voice's SXSW showcase started right on Saturday. VV's Camille Dodero confirms that the guys from West Palm Beach are "the nicest kids ever," and posted some nifty snaps from the other acts, including the Pains ... More >>
Surfer Blood, seen above covering Guided by Voices' "Game of Pricks," has quickly become huge. Not Kings of Leon huge, not headlining a North American arena tour huge, or the biggest thing to hit Europe since, well, the euro huge. At least not yet. Stick with huge for a band from West Palm Beach tha ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenSurfer BloodZach Baron, at our sister paper the Village Voice, called Surfer Blood's million-show spate at this past fall's CMJ a "coronation." By now, with the glowing reviews for Astro Coast, and rumors it's entered both the Billboard Heatseekers and Top 200 charts, that seem ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.
The Texans and New Yorkers from electro-pop group Neon Indian topped Radiate's chart this week. Florida International University- ... More >>
Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for the week of June 28- July 3via myspace.com/discoverDiscoveryDiscovery's LP album made the top-ten on Radiate and The ... More >>