Nouvelle Vague Presented by the Rhythm Foundation Grand Central, Miami Friday, November 2, 2012 Better Than: Watching a punk and/or new wave band cover Bossa Nova standards. When French musicians Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux sat down and drew the blueprint for Nouvelle Vague, we bet they had a " ... More >>
See the full 45-photo slideshow from Summer of Weirds 2012 at Churchill's Pub. Summer of Weirds III With Xela Zaid, Sharlyn Evertsz, Ed Wilcox, The Jellyfish Brothers, Rose Quartz, Mr. Feathers, Crucial Taunt, Luma Junger, and This Heart Electric Churchill's Pub, Miami Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Bett ... More >>
We're all sexual beings. But we're not always lucky enough to have another sexual being with us when the moment strikes. Thankfully, we're handily equipped to take care of business. Everybody faps. And if someone says they don't diddle themselves at night, they're liars. It's part of the human cond ... More >>
With the first month of 2012 dead and gone, it's time to take a survey of up-and-coming South Florida music and maybe try to predict what the rest of the year has in store. This is not a best-of list. Nor is it a complete appraisal of South Florida's expansive nightlife sphere and its million m ... More >>
via wsilver's FlickrWhatever you call your male parent -- pops, dad, father, papa, man-whose-seed-enabled-my-existence, the-reason-I'm-so-fucked-up -- and whatever your relationship is with your one or two dads, we all appreciate a good song about daddyness.In honor of Father's Day, which is thi ... More >>
Get your non-ironic '90s fix with Salt-N-Pepa and the TBD crew.See the cut for a free download of A Totally Non-Ironic TBD Party Mix. When you shake ass to Salt-N-Pepa's superfun 1986 sex song "Push It" while guzzling a gallon's worth of rubyfruit jungle juice shots, you better really, really, ... More >>
Two local concerts of note for those making important Friday night decisions include a slate of fabulous local indie rock talent at Propaganda in Lake Worth led by West Palm Beach's the Jameses, and a spiffy pair of guys called Two Man Gentleman Band ("a fusion of vaudeville, early jazz, and old- ... More >>
Check Crossfade on Wednesdays from now on for a quick survey of interesting recent national releases.Chuck ProphetLet Freedom Ring (Yep Roc)You've got to hand it to Chuck Prophet. While the rest of the world was panicking about the swine flu outbreak, the San Francisco-based songwriter was ... More >>
The homegrown So Raw Festival celebrates a scrappy new Miami rock scene.
The go-to gal for good times.
Hurricane Wilma may have been devastating for a lot of folks, but not for Jenni Foxx. See, on that 2005 day after it hit, she happened to have a scheduled DJ audition at the Clevelander. But there was no power. And a few hours later, when power was restored, Foxx got a call from the owner. Seems the ... More >>
The year's finest tracks, both mixed and unmixed.
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Three more recent Miami releases.
They came, they drank, they spelled.
Gnarls Barkley tests the One Ring theory
For better or for worse, Lost and Delirious lives up to its name
The legacy of Iggy Pop and the Stooges in a new box set