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 >>
The human body is approximately 65 percent liquid, which means we inevitably do a lot of drinking to keep that waterlogged equilibrium. Whether it's the recommended allowance of H20 or copious quantities of booze, there's lots of the wet stuff constantly flowing down our gullets. So proper drinkwa ... 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 >>
About a month ago, New York City's W.i.P. Lounge at Greenhouse nighclub was one of SoHo's hottest spots. But then Drake and Chris Brown allegedly fought at the afterhours joint on June 14, prompting an unwanted police investigation by the State Liquor Authority that resulted in 14 code violations an ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Forbes just released its list of the "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," a somewhat arbitrary compilation that ranks everyone from athletes to movie stars to radio personalities "based on entertainment-related earnings plus media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online)." Acco ... More >>
VIP this, general admission that ... New Year's Eve is totally overrated. Why deal with hoards of drunk buffoons sporting ridiculously goofy 2012 sunglasses, overpriced prix-fixe menu options, and endless DUI checkpoints when you can slip into your Forever Lazy and ring in the New Year from y ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... More >>
Lil Daggers are total VIPs.We here at New Times are gonna be hosting a VIP party to help launch the 2010 edition of the Miami Music Festival. And yeah, we want all our friends to come, including you, J-Lo, and Jimmy Buffett. The bad news: Part of the night (9 to 11 p.m.) will be invitation-only ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says, "Bite me, Alligators!"Some people don't know shit about music. And Arizona immigration zealot Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no doubt be counted among the hopeless, tone-deaf, and ignorant. Ever wonder what that guy blares while cruising the US-Mexico border in his personally p ... More >>
As its name would indicate, Germany's Love Parade was established as a yearly demonstration for love, peace, and solidarity between all peoples preceding the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. It was also a hell of an electronic dance music festival, with the world's most famous DJs performing atop ... More >>
This sign (there's a larger photo after the jump) hangs in the window of a spy supply store on 137th and Biscayne, right across from a Dairy Queen drive-through lane, which somehow seems appropriate. The only thing more 'Merican than paranoia and patriotism, after all, is a 1,000 calorie upside-do ... More >>
Government evidence photo via the New York TimesDavid H. Brooks in full Lord of War bling. Somewhere, Toby Keith is missing a belt buckle.In the chaos that followed the attacks of September 11, 2001, David H. Brooks got rich. He transformed a small, struggling company called DHB Industries into o ... More >>
This week's Live Nation Wednesday deal isn't the greatest unless you've got 3-5 people you can persuade to your musical tastes. In what's becoming a weekly event, Live Nation is dropping the service fees on four packs and six packs to a slew of events this summer (Hit the jump for the list). These p ... More >>
It seems like this is going to be a habit: This Wednesday, Live Nation is offering another special deal for a whole bunch of upcoming shows at the Cruzan Amphitheatre. Exactly $24.99 will buy you lawn tickets for the list of shows after the jump. That means no user fees, convenience fees, or web-fee ... More >>
It seems as if the last time they did this it went well so on Wednesday, Live Nation is again dropping all the service fees for shows at Live Nation-sponsored venues. That means, any shows at The Cruzan, Mizner, Pompano Beach, or Bayfront Park Amphitheaters will be a few dollars cheaper. This of ... More >>
Looking for a way to save a few bucks on concert tickets? Live Nation has announced they will be waiving the service fees for lawn tickets to a slew of their summer shows starting at 12:01 am on Wednesday. This promotion only lasts for 24 hours, so you'll have to purchase tickets quickly. Hit the ju ... More >>
Country powerhouses Toby Keith and Trace Adkins are joining forces to spread that new country love all over West Palm Beach. On June 27, Cruzan Amphitheatre will host a gaggle of grown men and women wearing costumes dressed in their finest cattle rustling gear yearning for a sense of patriotis ... More >>
Alright country music fans, grab your hats and boots and get ready to wrangle up tickets to this summer's hottest acts while they last. Autocricket.com and megaticket.com are offering the Country Megaticket for 13 days only (March 16th through March 29th). For as little as $70, you can grab tickets ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demo ... More >>
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