Angel Melendez is an unabashed geek and a massive music nerd who happens to write words (and occasionally take photos) for Miami New Times. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University and an accomplished failure at two other universities, Angel is a lush and an insufferable know-it-all, and has way better taste in music than you. His wealth of useless knowledge concerning bands, film, and Batman is matched only by his embarrassingly large collection of Hawaiian shirts and onesies.
2 months ago | Interviews
Gilbert Gottfried has been a duck, a parrot, and a scapegoat. Working for an insurance company, AFLAC, and a mega corporation like Disney is all well and good — until you say the wrong thing. Considering the abrasive, brash, and often crude nature...
2 months ago | Concerts
Fresh off a successful spring tour for their recently released album, Lost in Magic City, Miami’s Deaf Poets are not content to sit around. They’re gassing up and hitting the road once again to shatter a few eardrums around the rest of Florida, an...
3 months ago | Lists
Big things are happening in nerdom. Game of Thrones is back, we have a new lady Doctor, and Spider-Man: Homecoming has redeemed a character whose recent big-screen outings had put the franchise in more peril than Gwen Stacy’s neck.
3 months ago | Concerts
Last September, precocious 18-year-old and Seventeen magazine cover boy Shawn Mendes sold out Madison Square Garden's nearly 21,000 seats. This Wednesday, he will unleash his boyish charms and angsty, lovelorn pop hits on Miami. And though he hasn...
6 months ago | Concerts
Following a tragic 2016, Surfer Blood's John Paul Pitts is learning to chill out. For many people in the United States, 2016 was a shit year. For John Paul Pitts, frontman and vocalist of Surfer Blood, it was an especially rough 12 months. Last Ma...