Tom Petty

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    RIP Henry Stone, King of Independent Records, Dead at 93

    Henry Stone, king of the record business, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, in Miami. Throughout almost 80 years of wildly prolific musical activity, the 93-year-old had a hand in every aspect of the music business and was a true pioneer of independent manufacturing, promotion, and distributio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Henry Stone Talks Turning 93

    Henry Stone first met James Brown in about 1955, when King Records founder Syd Nathan told both him and Ralph Bass to race to Augusta, Georgia, to sign the R&B singer to a record deal. Bass got there a day before Stone and inked the contract with James Brown. But the funkiest man in the history of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Forward Motion Records' Fernando Perdomo Leaving Miami for California

    In the summer of 2010, Fernando Perdomo vowed, "I'm Not Gonna Move to LA." That was the defiant title of a song off his band's self-titled album, Dreaming in Stereo. But last night, the singer, songwriter, producer, Forward Motion Records label founder, and tireless local music supporter announce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Concert Review: Green Day At American Airlines Arena, August 4

    Photo by Sayre Berman‚ÄčTo view a full slideshow of pictures from the show, click here. Green DayTuesday, August 4American Airlines Arena Better Than: A show by any other pop-punk outfit playing today. The Review: Green Day rules, despite the fact they're all grown up. Sure, in their early da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>

  • News

    May 29, 2008

    Finally Florida

    A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart.

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Jingle Bell Rock

    It's the most wonderful time of the year for these guilty pleasures.

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    The Goods Fella

    Jim Camacho testifies about contracts, breakups, and the need to make music

  • Culture

    January 6, 2000

    Sandwiched Between Here and There

    Medianoche (Midnight Sandwich)

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Radio Goo Goo

    Miami's newest addition to the radio dial

  • Music

    February 5, 1998
  • Music

    November 2, 1995
  • News

    October 26, 1995

    On the Good Ship Jackpot

    The Tropicana's Thursday-night blackjack tournament floats local gamblers' boat

  • Film

    October 26, 1995
  • Music

    August 3, 1994

    Dispensing Salvation

    Christopher Alvy steps up to the rock and roll plate

  • News

    March 9, 1994

    We're with the Band

    Superstars fly personal jets from concert to concert. Real rock bands rent a van and go. Natural Causes is a real band. They're renting a van. And we're going with them.

  • News

    July 7, 1993

    Women on the Verge of a Breakthrough

    On-stage and behind the scenes, a diverse and determined group is carving off a big piece of the local rock

  • News

    June 2, 1993

    Leas on Life

    Leas Campbell, the man who ruled Miami's rock scene throughout the Seventies, is bringing it all back home in the Nineties

  • News

    January 6, 1993

    Pour and Tour

    You can get embalmed where you used to get bombed. You can buy something to shoot where you used to buy shots. A booze cruise along Bird Road.

  • Music

    December 9, 1992
  • Music

    December 9, 1992

    Built for Speed Reading

    Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans

  • Music

    October 21, 1992

    The History of Rock and Roll, Part 34

    If Chet Atkins never met Herbie, there'd be no Dire Straits

  • News

    May 13, 1992
  • Music

    September 4, 1991