Ryan Pfeffer is a contributor and former Miami New Times music editor. After earning a BS from Florida State University, Ryan joined the New Times staff in November 2013 as a web editor.
1 year ago | Concerts
Even as the last ten years saw Miami's music and nightlife scenes undergo a series of seismic shifts, the city still made time to host a number of incredible shows. Although the DJ reigns supreme here, a number of live acts also left their mark on...
2 years ago | Lists
It seems as though that old saying — nothing lasts forever — rings more true in Miami than it does elsewhere. Our music culture is no exception: The city's scene endured a number of heavy losses over the last ten years, from the pas...
2 years ago | Nightlife
From ridiculous behavior by promoters and DJs to the countless venues that opened and closed, here are the ten developments that shaped Miami nightlife over the past decade.
2 years ago | Best of Miami
Well, America, it took us 243 years, but it looks as if we're finally, maybe (sort of) becoming just a bit cool about weed. This was a shockingly tough hangup for us to overcome. For some reason, this country was able to tolerate hard liquor, addi...
3 years ago | Reviews
This country does not do earnestness well. We would rather turn you into a meme than lend you an understanding ear. We have trouble digesting sincerity unless it’s wrapped in something less vulnerable. Perhaps that’s part of the reason some folks ...