Legend has it that Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for "the Fountain of Youth." Historians know, however, this is just a poor translation of "good tunes and a $6 PBR & Jameson combo."
In any case, ever since April 2, 1513, Miami has been a hothouse for new musical strains and ... More >>
See the full 26-photo slideshow of Wilco at the Fillmore Miami Beach -- plus "Wilco's John Stirratt on the Music Industry, Piracy, and Southern Manners."
Last night, Chicago-based alternative country rock band Wilco performed at the Fillmore Miami Beach for a packed house.
Founders Jeff Tweedy, J ... More >>
Wilco is many things. But the Chicago-based band is not a one-hit wonder. Nor is it a group seeking quick fame and fortune.
Over the last two decades, Wilco has proven itself to be a highly successful, occasionally stubborn, and extremely resilient musical outfit, releasing eight studio albums; ear ... More >>
Can you handle The Whole Love? 'Cause Wilco's ready to give it to you.
Earlier today via wilcoworld.net, the Chicago alt-country crew announced its intention to lay the "Art of Almost" and "Standing O" on six cities across the Southeast U.S., including stops in states like Arkansas, Alabama, Mi ... More >>
Forward Motion Records CEO and Dreaming in Stereo frontman Fernando Perdomo is one of the hardest working dudes in Miami. He's a passionate guy, "one of Miami music's biggest cheerleaders," and a social media addict.
Last month, Perdomo digitally released Forward Motion Records Live, a compilat ... More >>
The name Philip Selway probably sounds familiar: He's been the drummer for Radiohead since the band's inception, but a lot of people don't know that he often did backup vocals for the band, too. Selway decided to branch out on his own to make his first solo album, Familial, but it's not too far o ... More >>
Today's gratuitous but awesome giveaway is brought to you by the folks behind the new site becausesoundmatters.com. Music collectors who love to buy new music on vinyl will find lots to love here, a site that gathers all of Warner Music Group's labels' in-print releases in one spot. That inc ... More >>
Poster created by Iron Forge Press, design by Scotty BaldwinFort Lauderdale-based Iron Forge Press creates some of the most eye-popping rock posters we've ever seen. Whenever possible, we'll share their designs right here on Crossfade.Our last entry showed off a showman seahorse promoting Wilco's ... More >>
Photo by Monica KustraAfter a year of playing and touring out of Athens, Georgia, former South Florida act Fire Zuave is coming all the way back down the peninsula to show locals what time in a little rock 'n' roll college town can do for you. After releasing two albums, Sand Fastened in 2008 and ... More >>
Photo by John HoodWilco performing live at the Fillmore Miami Beach.WilcoThe Fillmore Miami BeachMonday, March 22, 2010Better Than: Having to travel all the Way to Chicago's Vic Theater.Call me a fogy if you want -- a lightweight, a wimp. Yes, Wilco staged at The Fillmore Gleason last night, and ... More >>
Photo by Richie WiremanJeff Tweedy's Shaggy Mop set as the opening actWilco doesn't demand that much from its listeners. The band's name stands for "will comply," and listening to music this melodic, depressing, sleepy, and disarming can feel like popping a Valium. Much like the drug, the band ha ... More >>
Moving Units is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling albums at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to view past top-sellers.Best-sellers for the week of July 6-10:via journalstar.comMichael Jackson's "Thriller" and "Number Ones" albums topped the chart at Uncle Sam' ... More >>
Notes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights
and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world. Click here to read past installments.
I try not to spend ... More >>