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.
1 hour ago | Concerts
When singer/guitarist Albae Camino was asked how his rock band got its name, he recited the dictionary definition of analog from memory. The gist was that "computers are digital devices. humans are analog. We brainstormed short, simple names repre...
12 days ago | Celebrities
When Burt Reynolds passed away yesterday, much was made of his Florida connections. The star of classics such as Deliverance and Boogie Nights graduated from Palm Beach High School and played football at Florida State University. With the star pow...
14 days ago | Concerts
There aren't too many crooners in modern rock like Scott Yoder. But it's not Roy Orbison or Chris Isaak who Yoder is channeling when performing. "I always had an affinity for the classic films, like Marlene Dietrich in The Blue Angel," Yoder says....
15 days ago | Concerts
When the garage-rock political revolutionaries of MC5 recorded their live album Kick Out the Jams at Detroit's Grande Ballroom in 1968, it became an instant classic. But guitarist Wayne Kramer still has an uneasy feeling about that concert. "It wa...
19 days ago | Concerts
It's so easy to mock farewell tours. Classic-rock legends embark upon them every few years when alimony or back taxes call them to the road one last time — until the next time. But eventually, every artist has a tour that ends up being a farewell....
20 days ago | Miami Music
September 2 through 9, Churchill's Pub, Little Haiti's legendary live-music mecca, will celebrate 39 years of business. Some performances have been weird, some beautiful, and some beautifully weird. To celebrate this odd anniversary, we list the m...