Record fairs are like hypercompetitive, cut-throat, life-or-death archaeological digs. But instead of some swarthy scientist digging up the missing link between man and ape or some rugged Indiana Jones type discovering lost civilizations, you've got über-nerds frothing at the mouth, damn near re ... More >>
When designer Jason Wu's limited edition collection for Target went on sale earlier this month, a couple at the Midtown Miami Target store rampaged their way through the clothing section and made off with a large chunk of the collection. The story and accompanying YouTube video made blog headline ... More >>
What does it mean to rock?
That is the eternal question. And according to StubHub, "the world's largest ticket marketplace," it's all about a willingness to shell out obscene amounts of money (approx. $130) for resale tix to U2's 360° Tour at Sun Life Stadium.
Earlier today, the "eBay company ... More >>
Eager fashionistas lined up at the Midtown Target Saturday morning for the launch of the chain's latest bargain priced collection from designer Jason Wu. Unfortunately, they were all beat to the punch as a single couple bought out the store's entire stock of the collection with apparent plans to ... More >>
Midnight on Saturday, I found myself walking down Main Street U.S.A. after a long day at the Magic Kingdom. I was there to celebrate my sister's birthday and had met up along with former New Times music editor Arielle Castillo, Ocean Drive's Crissy Borges, and their respective significant others. ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose
booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free
speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This
week, Campbell tells Tim Tebow that his calling is outside of
For the first time in the history of
the NFL, a player is a ... More >>
I'm usually the quiet guy at the computer frying his retinas when coworkers discuss the previous night's SportsCenter reruns. But I'm a news junkie, so I knew a bunch of Gen Xers kneeling at their cubicles last week didn't mean they were starting a prayer meetup.They were instead mimicking God-fe ... More >>
Love, love me tooth. John Lennon's tooth.The English are notorious for rock music and poor oral hygiene.
Now, for about $16,000 (£10,000), you can buy the best of both. Diehard Beatles fans with entirely too much disposable income will have the chance to bid on one of John Lennon's nasty teeth. ... More >>
Justin Bieber, either a cherubic being sent from heaven with the voice of an angel or an obvious agent sent from hell bent on destroying the world depending on your point of view, recently cut his trademark hair. Ellen DeGeneres, who coincidentally now shares a similar coiffure to the Biebz, dec ... More >>
Amazing Grace is a band that I know more about through research and word-of-mouth than I do from personal interaction.
Reputedly, these guys were the kings of South Florida's punk rock scene in the sense that they pretty m ... More >>
Dead and Desperate EP
For years, I've searched for Dead and Desperate. And the only time I ever came across a bona fide copy, I was too broke to claim it as my own when the eBay bidding surpassed the $250 mark.
Oh well ... The record is the U-Boats' follow-up to 1982 ... More >>
Hemlock was a Miami disco band in the late '70s that had a hit dance single called "Disco Break." It got them a 12-inch record pressed by Warner Bros., and a soundtrack credit on a teen comedy called Swap Meet. We found Hemlock on YouTube in a video uploaded earlier today by a user named Herb ... More >>
Illustration courtesy of Jason SeilerRoyal Flush: Scott Storch Miami New Times scribe Gus Garcia-Roberts has a gem of a feature about the rise and complete ruin of South Florida hip-hop producer Scott Storch, who once played John Travolta's role in Grease and can play any top 40 song from the pas ... More >>
Musician's Discount Center can seem like it's half way to Key West if you live in downtown Miami, Cuba if you're in NMB, or Argentina if you're in Broward, but for Cutler Ridge, West Kendall, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Florida City, and the whole Down South, the store is pretty much just down the ... More >>
via myspace.com/jayreatardJay ReatardRemember that retard guy with the moppy hair and flying-V guitar that was supposed to perform at Churchill's last January but didn't? You know? The guy from Memphis who called himself "Jay Reatard?" He died Wednesday, apparently in his sleep after complaining of ... More >>
Stonefox frontman Jordan signs into a vintage Teisco mike.Yes, I just blogged about excellent Boca-based trio (sometimes quartet) Stonefox. Well, these guys are playing some of the best rock and roll to come out of Palm Beach County (!) in a long time. Also, I'm working up a feature about them for t ... More >>