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.
7 days ago | Interviews
"I have a love-hate relationship with Miami," Rick Moon says. His new video, "Cracker Jack," set to debut with a party at Gramps Saturday, December 15, exemplifies his mixed feelings about his adopted hometown. In the video for "Cracker Jack," a p...
10 days ago | Concerts
Why would anyone pay to see a show of Christmas songs when every Walgreens speaker has been blasting the same carols since Halloween? The best answer is because it's Brian Wilson singing The Beach Boys' Christmas Album in its entirety. Though the ...
14 days ago | Music Festivals
For those eagerly anticipating the 2019 edition of Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, there's some bad news: It's not happening. Thursday afternoon, the festival announced on its Facebook and Instagram pages what many had suspected because of the d...
16 days ago | Concerts
If you hear St. Paul & the Broken Bones sight unseen, the Alabama neo-soul band conjures images of Al Green sweating while crooning. Singer Paul Janeway chuckles when asked about listeners' preconceptions about his appearance before they see his b...
28 days ago | Concerts
It wasn't always guaranteed that the guitar would be the instrument associated with rock 'n' roll. At the birth of the rock era, piano men such as Little Richard and Ray Charles made hips shake and hearts ache by hollering while tickling ivories i...
1 month ago | Concerts
Nobody thinks of Utah as a hotbed for beats, but Late Night Alumni's John Hancock says that preconception is dead wrong. "Utah has a lot of music," he says from his Salt Lake City home. "A lot of DJs come through on the way to California. It has a...