Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>
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Khong River House is buzzing on a chilly Friday night. Waiters add to the clamor, adeptly pronouncing Thai ingredients such as khaep mu (crisp pork rinds) and nam prik num (green chili pepper salsa). Across the dining room, hipsters, bloggers, and socialites cram tightly packed tables. They tweet, I ... More >>
That $515 million ballpark in Little Havana that Miami-Dade taxpayers helped build for Major League Baseball's biggest joke, Jeffery Loria's Miami Marlins, is finally being put to good use. For only the third time in its 23-year history, the World Music Awards are coming to the United States. And ... More >>
Happy Birthday, Nielson! The SoundScan system just turned 20. And although it's probably on its deathbed, Billboard is celebrating the watermark with a series of chart-topping lists. The latest release: The top 100 pop songs since the system's implementation, back in '92. Some Miami-bred musicians ... More >>
Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country. With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bla ... More >>
Did you guys just feel that rip in the space-time continuum? Literally the two shittiest musical artists of all time, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne, are in the studio, making an album together. These two Canadian hacks are combining their talents as the world's most-hated musicians t ... More >>
Taylorswift.comTaylor Swift has been banging out county-pop winners since she was just sweet 16. It all began with 2006's "Tim McGraw," a love song, not for country singer Tim McGraw, but her high school romance. And through allusion or direct name-calling, Swift has been announcing her dedicat ... More >>
TEA in Space's logo.Have you ever listened to Tim McGraw... in zero gravity? The Tea Party -- those jolly maniacs who use this communist, liberal, Rosie O'Donnell-edited rag to line their iguana solariums -- has already conquered 'Merica. Evidence: You recognize the name Todd Palin. Next st ... More >>
MadMartiganCall of the Wild (Self-released)www.iammadmartigan.com Pennies on the eyes of the dead and full-fledged rock and roll for we the living. As I've pointed out on numerous occasions, MadMartigan's one of those outfits that have toiled in the South Florida music scene without committing stud ... More >>
via Flickr user whoSHOTyah?Like hip-hop and country music? You're in luck with today's concert announcements then. The New Boyz, creators of what might be the most annoying chorus in the history of music "You're a Jerk" have been tapped to open for Chris Brown. The show takes place on November 29 ... More >>
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