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.
6 days ago | Nightlife
The Living Room opened in the Faena Hotel at the end of 2015, but it wasn't until recently that the gathering space found its musical niche, explains Alejandro Listo, Faena's entertainment director. "The first idea was to have one band play the en...
8 days ago | Marijuana
Marijuana is slowly becoming legalized, but remnants of its underground, illegitimate status can be hard to shake off. That's why so many herbal enthusiasts still treat April 20, or 4/20, as a national holiday, simply because "4/20" has become a c...
9 days ago | Miami Music
Record Store Day, the one part Comic-Con, one part Black Friday audiophile extravaganza, had a festive feel this past Saturday at Sweat Records. The Little Haiti shop earlier in the week had announced that a rent increase would force&nbs...
15 days ago | LGBTQ
"No big nightclubs in Miami had femmes or ultrafemmes in their lineup," local DJ Gami says of her inspiration to help organize Versus. Internet Friends' highest-capacity show will be held at the Ground this Friday, April 12. "Ground is usually a b...
21 days ago | Film and TV
Bad boys, bad boys — whatcha gonna do when they come for you, Miami? Bad Boys for Life, the third installment of the buddy-cop movies that helped turn Will Smith and Martin Lawrence into A-list movie stars, will be filming in Miami this month. Und...
28 days ago | Concerts
It's been a long slog for rock 'n' soul band the Sh-Booms from their founding in an Orlando garage in 2011 to having their single "Leon the Hustler" declared "the coolest song in the world." The Sh-Booms' debut album, The Blurred Odyssey — whose r...