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.
3 months 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...
3 months 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...
3 months 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.
12 months 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...
2 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 ...