Hey, kids. In just two more days, print copies of New Times' 2013 Best of Miami issue will plop onto street corners, loaded with 330 winners across categories such as "Best Hot Dog," "Best Strip Club," and "Best Place to Go Stoned." But today, we here at Crossfade got a preview. And Miami's Best M ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Swim for free with the Shins at Deluna.Now and again, the average music fan needs to escape the humdrum realities of daily life by fleeing to some alluringly exotic locale (say, uh, Pensacola), sucking back loads of intoxicants (only legal shit, of course), and vibing out to a cross-genre cluster ... More >>
Adam Gersten is a hard-living lawyer who runs a record label.Currently living what sounds like the premise of a television legal drama, Adam Gersten is a dude from Miami Beach who's found himself with the seriously serious job of being a Key West lawyer. Though Matlock and Sam Waterston do inspir ... More >>
Dark Night of the Soul may sound familiar to you. Danger Mouse and iconic filmmaker David Lynch displayed photographs from the illustrated companion book to the album at the O.H.W.O.W. gallery this past Art Basel.The album was set for release last May, but never made it out to record stores. A le ... 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 >>
via wasabifashionkult.comCheck out the rest of this collage on Wasabi Fashion Kult's blog.A new year, a new chance to take a look at the local music/nightlife blogosphere. At the end of 2009, things looked bleak -- many blogs had been neglected or completely abandoned. Maybe the new year will pus ... More >>
via kevindooley's FlickrWith the recession and all, the days of music writers' snail mail boxes getting stuffed daily with press kits is pretty much over. Most labels and publicists send private download links these days, which is actually an excellent idea. Promo CDs are just going to get ... More >>
Miami's Ex-Norwegian channels power-pop of the past.Starting Sunday, the local-music haven Propaganda will officially celebrate its grand opening with the best recent lineup of South Florida acts I've seen since the opening of the IWAN concept facility theBUBBLE. Sure that wasn't too long ago, bu ... More >>
Check these guys out at The Fillmore.
It's all in the stars.
BY ANDY VIHSTADT CrossFade mixes it up Photo by Bill Sitzmann Last year, Omaha’s Cursive challenged its fans to remix the single, “Bad Sects,” from the Happy Hollow LP. The winning entry earned the flipside on the 12” single, which is finally available this week. Have a listen to the “ ... More >>
Cease to Begin (Sub Pop)
DVD releases for the week of December 26, 2006
Some singles are keepers
The year in unfair shares
The LA rockers of Autolux want you to listen between the lines
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Nearly a year after their debut, The Stills are still figuring out the rock and roll thing
Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)