Jonathan Garrett

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  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Nostalgia is a tricky word." Mike Diaz takes a long pause and surveys his surroundings. It's an unseasonably warm, cloudless day in late November, and we're seated on a park bench at the edge of a small pond in Coral Springs. In this neighborhood,...

  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    In contrast to Washed Out's idyllic, well-manicured Life of Leisure, Causers of This, the first full-length from Toro y Moi, AKA Chaz Bundick, is an intentionally chaotic affair. But it turns out that the subgenre chillwave, even in deconstructed ...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    It was really only a matter of time before chillwave found its way to South Florida. A fledgling, blog-fueled movement, chillwave, also known as glo-fi or hypnagogic pop, is an offshoot of the synth-based psychedelia of albums like Animal Collecti...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    "It's not full of sunshine." Fixing his gaze out of the window, Carlos Oni could well be referring to the weather — the streets outside the Gables Diner in Coral Gables are still slick and damp from an early-morning downpour. But in fact, he...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Back in early 2003, the Killers were just another name littered in the demo piles of A&R departments across the country. Few people in the music industry knew much about the Las Vegas-based rock group or if it would amount to anything beyond being...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Lansing-Dreiden, a New York-via-Miami art collective best-known for its avant-garde inclinations, demonstrated a rare accessibility when it released its first full-length record in 2004. Divided into three sections, the surprisingly song-based The...