The '80s and '90s were a fun time for punk rock in South Florida and while there wasn't a large house putting out every single punk rock record that was recorded, there were a few individuals who took it upon themselves to scrounge up some dough, enter into dubious arrangements with bands and record ... More >>
Venues in South Florida have come and gone with an alarming casualness. Over the last 30-odd years, only one place, Churchill's Pub, has held the torch for Miami's savvy underground rock fans. Now that new owners have taken control, an era is coming to an end. And that's fine -- pub founder Dave D ... More >>
CavityGoin' Ann Arbor/Sometime Sweet Susan 7"(Rhetoric Records) What can I say? It doesn't always work out. Case in point: My mother tried so hard to make me an upright citizen, a contributor, an eventual CEO, MBA candidate, whatever-the-fuck. She never imagined in her wildest dreams that I'd ... More >>
Adam Gersten is a hard-living lawyer who runs a record label.Currently living what sounds like the premise of a television legal drama, Adam Gersten is a dude from Miami Beach who's found himself with the seriously serious job of being a Key West lawyer. Though Matlock and Sam Waterston do inspir ... More >>
The South Florida homeboy releases a new solo album.
Wanna know why Y&T Records music maven Rich Ulloa is so charged up lately? Hint: It's something about Mary.
Yesterday and Today Records
Eric Alexandrakis's music is in good health
Miami's annual Winter Music Conference
Evol Egg Nart
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
Shave your head, ditch your classes, chug your beer, duck your parents, thrash your music, and don't let anyone mess with your teenage life
Two members of For Squirrels die on the eve of the band's major-label debut
Another female singer-songwriter emerges from the shadows
Local hero Karlzen wrestles with her image and herself
Unsigned bands keep their local connections even as they spread their commercial wings
Some squirrels gather nuts for the winter. Others are nuts all the time.
Men are still beating women, and rock music is still trying to change the world
Three rebels with a clue go for the local-rock home run
The coolest band in town gets baked, grilled, and filled
On-stage and behind the scenes, a diverse and determined group is carving off a big piece of the local rock
It's big city bright future time for local rock
They're tough. They're rowdy. And they're on the way up. They're L7.
You can kiss the clarinet goodbye -- it's time for a real wind instrument
Local bands put something in our ear for summer
Valdez is dreaming again
Mary Karlzen breaks the music-biz rules. Except for the one about writing great songs.