David Rolland is a freelance music writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
One of the curses of being a millennial is that 60 years' worth of musicians got to go through the dictionary and cherry-pick their act's name before you got around to it. So when Abel Makkonen Tesfaye wanted to christen his dark R&B project the W...
The words "bluegrass music" can conjure images of the hills of Appalachia. But Anders Beck says another kind of community might also come to mind. His band, Greensky Bluegrass, was formed in the midsize Midwest town of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Though he calls his current project "Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness," Andrew McMahon is a man who knows exactly where he is, where he's been, and where he's going.
2 months ago | Interviews
Two months and 38 states into their first national tour, members of the Magic City Hippies have evolved beyond the average bandmate relationship. "Before this tour we'd only ever been gone from Miami for a week," drummer Pat Howard says. "On this ...
3 months ago | Concerts
As grownups living out their teenage rock-star dreams, it's only right that the five guys who make up We the Kings named their band after the Bradenton middle school they attended. "We all went to Martha B. King Middle School," keyboardist Coley O...
4 months ago | Concerts
Brace yourself. Winter is coming. Like all pop culture phenomena, Game of Thrones will not allow itself to be bound to one medium. What began as A Song of Ice and Fire — a series of fantasy books written by George R.R. Martin — Game of Thrones was...