Burnt out from too much fist-pumping at all those Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week parties you crashed this weekend? Well, take a cafecito shot and put on your game face 'cause the WMC/MMW rage has just begun. Just check out the five best concerts going down this week, from new-wave le ... More >>
Does your wardrobe consist of parachute pants, shoulder pads, fingerless gloves, and huge earrings? Is your record collection dominated by bands like Flock of Seagulls, the Smiths, the Cure, Pet Shop Boys, the Psychedelic Furs, New Order, Run-D.M.C., Kool Moe Dee, Big Daddy Kane, and Boogie Down P ... More >>
Psychedelic Furs and Lemonheads With the Chevin Grand Central, Miami Sunday, October 28, 2012 Better Than: Wondering if the Lemonheads will be good or terrible or both. Knowing is better than not knowing. Last night, Grand Central was packed with grown-up '80s and '90s outsider teenagers. Most of ... More >>
Even though the high point of both the Lemonheads and the Psychedelic Furs' careers is a song from a movie, these bands are as decade-defining as the films that their hits soundtracked. The Lemonheads' cover of "Mrs. Robinson" was invented to coincide with the '90s VHS release of the '60s classic ... More >>
Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler.In the early '80s, both U2 and the Psychedelic Furs played the German TV show Rockpalast. Thirty years later, Bono's filling Sun Life Stadium while the Furs play Culture Room. What happened? Both were influenced by the Jam, the Clash, the Buzzcocks, and the Sex ... More >>
Pink Lincolns - Sumo Fumes 2 (Stiff Pole Records) www.stiffpolerecords.com In honor of Richard "Big Stiff" Konwinski, who passed this past July in Tampa, I'll be juggling between the County Grind and Crossfade blogs doing my Blast From the Past thing on the record label that he founded, St ... More >>
The redcoats are coming! British alterna-rockers Psychedelic Furs and Happy Mondays are hitting up Revolution Live on September 29. The Furs, who've had a slew of hit songs like Love my Way, Heartbreak Beat, and Pretty In Pink, have (not so) recently reunited and hit the road hoping to inspire the n ... More >>
Meet the Turtles Flo and Eddie at the Pompano Beach Hippiefest.
Todd Rundgren's space-age power-pop culture crash.
It's all in the stars.
Psychedelic Furs frontman paints visions of melancholy
The Truth in Me (99X/10)
Richard Butler (Koch)
Wherein the author learns that Arturo Sandoval is not a trumpeter, old is young, and tsetse flies don't bite
Skimming the cream of the Miami scene, from underwear to overdone