When Band of Horses tapped legendary British music producer Glyn Johns (The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who) to engineer, mix, and produce Mirage Rock, frontman Ben Bridwell knew full well that he needed to go into the studio less prepared than he'd been on previous albums.
"[Johns] really wa ... More >>
Today, the world got an overdose of Maya Arulpragasam, AKA M.I.A., who released not one, but two music videos. The first was a featured guest spot on Madonna's "Hollaback Girl" "Give Me All Your Luvin'".
Tween SMS misspellings aside, Madonna's track is basically an ode to herself and how everyon ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 31-photo Guns N' Roses at American Airlines Arena slideshow.
Guns N' Roses
American Airlines Arena
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Saturday night's Guns N' Roses concert at the American Airlines Arena was the biggest group S&M experience we've e ... More >>
Miami isn't in the Super Bowl, and the Super Bowl isn't in Miami. So it's hard for us to get overly excited about the game. Last year we played host, and thanks to a certain amount of cultural affinity, a feel good story, and a strong presence of former Hurricanes stars it wasn't hard f ... More >>
Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this.
Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>
photo by Gregg DelmanRobert Plant and the Band of JoyBayfront Park Amphitheater, MiamiSaturday, July 31, 2010Robert Plant is born again. Well, okay, perhaps not in the religious sense.... Although in Saturday night's spectacular showing, he and his magnificent Band of Joy did a fair amount of testif ... More >>
Consider it March Madness for gastronomic geeks: This Monday, March 22 the esteemed semifinalist nominees for the James Beard Awards 2010 will be whittled down to the even more esteemed finalists. In the combined spirit of great cooking and great bookies, we are offering the betting odds for who wil ... More >>
photo via Shorefire MediaGov't MuleRevolution, Fort LauderdaleJanuary 20, 2010Better Than: Paying to be crammed in a container with 1000 old, loud, smelly people and then shipped from Haiti during a earthquake with nothing but Gov't Mule on my MP3 player. The Review:I am guessing that since ... More >>
David Johansen of the New York Dolls at the Culture Room on WednesdayNew York Dolls
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Culture Room, Ft. Lauderdale
Better than: A half-authentic tribute act.
Maybe I'm a natural-born negative creep. Or maybe my inner lonely planet boy has been sho ... More >>
via myspace.com/rufuswainwrightRufus Wainwright did his dad proudNotes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of ... More >>