When Bobby Johnston, better known locally as Bobby Load, passed away yesterday, it seemed a particularly unfair piece of bad news for a segment of Miami's rock veterans. Following the old cliche of bad things happening in threes, Johnston's death marks the third loss in as many months for the same s ... More >>
Blowfly says: "Vote!" Blowfly Blowfly for President (Oops! Records) myspace.com/blowfly Well, it was about time that we reared our ugly, record-collecting, pretentious-asshole heads on the one and only Clarence Reid, otherwise known as Blowfly! Over the last eight years or so, Blowfly's been ... More >>
Buzzov*en ...At a Loss (Off the Records) buzzoven.com For this week's Blast From the Past we turn to North Carolina's cleanest children, Buzzov*en, who in 1997 recorded a full-length album for former New Times scribe Tom Bowker's Off the Records. Released in early 1998, ...At a Loss is a tour de ... More >>
Fay Wray Fay Wray (No Idea Records)noidearecords.com I think about Loni Anderson with frequence. Call it a childhood thing, call it a semi-sexual thing, call it a Burt Reynolds thing; whatever it is, I'm not alone on this. And yes, this all relates back to erstwhile local punk legends&nb ... More >>
The original nasty rapper celebrates his 70th at PS14.
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are still coming to town. Here's a guide to the makeup shows.
(Photo via Medeski, Martin & Wood's MySpace page.)Despite being a cool, downtown NYC jazz act with roots in the early Nineties avant-garde scene of John Lurie and John Zorn, no one loves Medeski, Martin & Wood like that patchouli-loving, Birkenstocks-on-the-weekend hippie in the next cubicle ... More >>
Photo by Jeffrey Delannoy Iggy Pop and the Stooges performed as part of the Art Basel kick-off. See a slideshow from the concert. “I AM YOU!!!” Stooges frontman Iggy Pop bellowed, extending a bony finger at the swirling mass of flesh bouncing up and down on the sand in Collins Park on Sout ... More >>
Latin politics and Miami's filthiest rapper knock 'em dead in Austin
My life as a punk, continued
Southern Hostility and Eat More Possum
You've heard about all this hot alternative music. Alternative to what?