Liz Tracy has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has written for publications such as Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, and Ocean Drive. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
3 days ago | Concerts
Though the name of Miami's Haute Tension sounds like it might generate a taut, stressed-out vibe, the band formerly known as Mo'Booty actually makes chill, slow, surfy riffs stamped with deep and dreamy male vocals. There is, however, some tension...
4 days ago | Things To Do
The Shakira tour coming to American Airlines Arena Thursday was originally planned for last January. But the Colombian singer's vocal cords weren't doing so well then, so she took some time off. Now she's back and better than ever, with the El Dor...
5 days ago | Concerts
Beginning in his teen years, musician Bill Le, AKA the Galactic Effect, always had his best friend, Adrian Barona, to ground him. The two even dropped out of high school to live and record music together. They played shows together, shared instrum...
11 days ago | Things To Do
Thursday Carol City is a music mecca. The Miami Gardens neighborhood has bred the likes of Rick Ross, Flo Rida, and, now, Twelve'Len. A new minidocumentary, Twelve'Len: Definition of a Florida Boy, was produced with Red Bull Music and follows the ...
12 days ago | Concerts
Today, I drove past a hip-looking young woman with short black bangs, concentrating on her phone. She was standing on the corner of a street lined with cool stores and was wearing a Def Leppard crop-top with leopard-print short sleeves and a...
12 days ago | Books
Photographer Ian Witlen got a call from New Times' art director just after 2:30 p.m. on Valentine's Day. She had heard reports that there was an active shooter on the campus of Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School. Witlen had graduated from the s...