From singing and playing her guitar on the streets and in the subway stations of Madrid to Grammy-winning success, Natalia Jiménez has been living the dream. "It was pretty cool when you're 15 and you've got nothing to lose," laughs Jiménez as she recalls her teenage metro days. "I would just go ... More >>
Ever wished you could make the week disappear? So does, like everyone else in the Magic City. That's why we're always on the search for good music, good times, and good people. Just check out the five best concerts going down this week. See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Traditions are kept alive by constant change. The roots music of the 21st Century is being created as much with electric guitars, sequencers, and laptops as with drums and flutes. That's one of the ideas behind the Rhythm Foundation's Heineken TransAtlantic Festival, whose 2013 headliners include A ... More >>
This Sunday the Dolphins travel to Indianapolis to play the Colts and Andrew Luck -- the girl many Dolphins fans wanted to take to the prom, but she was too unattainable so she laughed in our faces in front of the whole cafeteria as chocolate milk sprayed out of our nostrils in embarrassment.Let's l ... More >>
See the full 30-photo Das Racist at Grand Central slideshow. Das Racist With Danny Brown and Despot Grand Central Miami Sunday, October 9, 2011 Better Than: The graveyard shift at a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. A Lot Better Than: Langerado. About a month ago, Langerado organizers a ... More >>
The Hoff loves puppies like France loves Prunk.Prunk TV is like David Hasselhoff. We are huge in France! OK, here's how it happened: I got an email from these French filmmakers who had seen my interview with Brisco right here on Prunk TV. Vive la France! They wanted to come to Miami and make a d ... More >>
When you think Puerto Rico, reggae may not be the first thing to spring to mind. More likely it'd be rum, hot girls, and salsa. But if that's the case, then you'd be overlooking one particular reggae band that's managed to sow some deep roots -- Cultura Profética.A decade and a half since t ... More >>
Every week, exiled Cubans are pissed about something. If it's not a Los Van Van concert, it's Hugo Chavez. Protesting outside Versailles is their idea of a Glee club, and their favorite pastime is tacking on new crimes, no matter how far-fetched, to Fidel Castro's long list of offenses. In this ... More >>
Jewel's new album LullabyAlthough Jewel became commercially successful at the age of 19 after releasing her thoughtful, melodic, and grrrly brand of Americana folk Pieces of You in 1997, she had already attained a lifetime of experience to draw from. Since her days ... More >>
Poor Mike Lowell. The Miami native has already been through a lot. In between World Series wins with the Marlins and Boston, he endured testicular cancer, a massive John Henry fire sale, and a badly fractured hand.via Amazon.comBut now he has really invited a true stain on his good name: He gave ... More >>
An interview with Valkyries star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
A Chinese pathogen has the citrus industry talking apocalypse.
Paul Brandreth didn't want to murder anybody. Or did he?
Jon Jacobs wants to make a fortune. His business: virtual real estate.
La Ley rocked, Julieta charmed, and the Beastie Boys reminded us who really runs the VMAs LA
A quick look at our amigos from Toronto to Tierra del Fuego
Babasonicos just wants to make a decent wage -- and some really weird music
To reach Latin American kids, MTV first has to invent Latin America
Another band from Monterrey is out to conquer the world
Forget crossover: Selling a Colombian rock band in the United States is a mission for the custodians of culture -- or a very powerful magician
Welcome to Miami Beach's annual Winter Music Conference, where the elite meet to discuss the future of the beat
Shooting for 10,000
Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.
A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.
You won't cry for Argentina's Los Fabulosos Cadillacs