David Rolland is a freelance music writer for Miami New Times. His novel, The End of the Century, published by Jitney Books, is available at many fine booksellers now.
6 days ago | Concerts
What were the odds that one of the most distinctive voices in rock history had a twin who was her musical equal? When Kim Deal, the bassist of the Pixies and lead singer of one of the band's most beloved songs, "Gigantic," came out with her own pr...
18 days ago | Miami Music
Tommi Waring is obsessed with the '80s. Even though the singer and music producer was born in 1995, he lets the bygone decade permeate every ounce of his music. "I didn't want to sound like everyone else out there right now," he tells New Times fr...
20 days ago | Books
Joey Maya's new memoir, The Drummer of Miami Beach: The Story of Joey Wrecked, has plenty of sex and drugs, but where the book really shines is in its depiction of rock 'n' roll. There are a thousand autobiographies by famous rockers such as Keith...
26 days ago | Music News
In 2014, Franco Parente ran a filmmaker's dream of a Kickstarter campaign. After it was announced Churchill's Pub was changing owners, he sought funding to make a documentary about the legendary bar with the clever title Little Haiti Rock City. Th...
27 days ago | Things To Do
Autumn is here (even if it doesn't feel like it yet), and the City of Miami Beach wants to get South Floridians outside again. Just about every Wednesday night from October 3 through May 29, a different movie will be screened on the 7,000-square-f...
27 days ago | Music News
Tom Petty had a complicated relationship with his hometown of Gainesville. He was born, raised, and spent his formative years in the North Florida university town. In the '70s, he and his band Mudcrutch played all around Gainesville, but once they...