Whose ears are ready for some nostalgic noms? Starting tonight, The Garret at Grand Central will be serving up a heaping hot monthly portion of bass and funk, spruced up to perfection with some Latin spices. It's going to be muy picante. It's going to be Sabrosura!
The new party from Poplife kicks ... More >>
When French musician Anthony Gonzalez started recording as M83, his deeply dreamy signature sound was a total anomaly.
The year was 2001, and the electronic music world was still deep in the throes of proggy four-four beats. Meanwhile, the cool-kid rock scene was about to get warmed up by a gar ... More >>
MojiCollo, Deviant ArtHappy Ash Wednesday, y'all!
Christians are just 46 days away from the celebration of their 1,979th Easter, commemorating the day when Jesus Christ allegedly resurrected from the dead and escaped his post-crucifixion resting place.
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Wood Tavern (2531 NW Second Ave., Miami) may have a suggestive name, but there's no tongue in cheek joke hidden in there. The newest watering hole set to open mid-October in Wynwood takes its name from the part of town in which it sits. Though owner Cesar Morales didn't love the title at first, h ... More >>
Photo by Sarah LloydTV Ghost: Kinda like jelly, Scrappy Doo, and Ralph Malph.In a certain way, TV Ghost is the sweet, playful jelly to the no-nonsense, peanut-buttery Spits. You could also say that TV Ghost is the pugnacious, frenetic Scrappy Doo to the Spits' more worldly, less frilly Scooby. Bu ... More >>
Interpol was there, circa 2001, when the hype machine died.There was a certain millennial flash-point when New Wave-y New York City goth-pop quartet Interpol seemed as though it might play a major part in the cleanup of a half-decade's crappy music.
This was near the outset of the 21st Century w ... More >>
Photo by David J. DowlingColombia's Bomba Estereo originated some six years ago as the brainchild of musician and producer Simón Mejía. But though the project generated some underground buzz, it wasn't until 2009's Blow Up that it did just that, explode. Not coincidentally, the album, which was ... More >>
Photos by Cathy IzaguirreCan't Stop ... It's a new band.Holidazed 2010
Presented by 10K Islands and Discosoma Records
With ANR, Can't Stop, Sumsun, Plains, and Deaf PoetsChurchill's PubThursday, December 16, 2010Better than: A lame corporate office Holiday party.When we heard 10K Islands and Disc ... More >>
Photo by Michael MarkosJohnny Ramone wilds out in '77.Today we celebrate the birthday of two Ramones: Johnny and CJ Ramone. Yes, CJ (who turns 45 today) is viewed as a ringer or a hired gun. He isn't anyone's favorite Ramone, but he did a fine job filling Dee Dee's Chucks and leather jacket
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Just because there are some shady allegations about Wyclef Jean's Yele Haiti foundation doesn't mean all celeb-assisted Haiti-relief efforts aren't to be trusted. And just because the devastation in the nearby nation has been out of the news recently doesn't mean you should stop giving.Crafts for ... More >>
Art BattlesWith an acoustic set by AlukardEazy Street Gallery, MiamiSaturday, February 27, 2010Photo by Christine BorgesJulie Friel's winning paintingBetter Than: Watching The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross on PBS. The Review:Art Battles started nine years ago as a one-off event for prom ... More >>
If you're an old person (25 ), then your iPod's probably still packed with crap like the Strokes, the White Stripes, and Radiohead's monumental monument of momentous music, Kid A. And all that stuff's fine or whatever ... But maybe it's time to take a couple steps out of 2000. The kids these ... More >>
Photo by JipsyJose El Rey takes a moment to be lone before his performance.To read past installments of Diary of a Flasher, click here. This week was a rock fest here in South Florida. First Slayer, then Def Leoppard? Besides going to the show to hear the music with fans, I'd love to cover it. Bu ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale-based foursome Fantastic 5 blend indie rock and '90s alternative with echoing guitars, stripped down rock, and grungy vocals, and name The Pixies, Weezer, The Strokes, and Velvet Underground among their musical influences. Their songs vacillate from Nirvana-inspired openi ... More >>