Jose D. Duran
Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
8 months ago | Concerts
The 1990s was perhaps the last great decade to be a woman in the music industry. That's not to say we don't have amazing women making music now — we do. But the '90s gave us the riot grrrl, Lilith Fair, and a plethora of female-fronted acts. Today...
9 months ago | Concerts
The mid-'90s was a period of transition for rock music. The grunge subgenre that exploded at the beginning of the decade was in decline after its reluctant leader, Kurt Cobain, died.
1 year ago | Interviews
Every year, Record Store Day invites vinyl fanatics, collectors, and even casual music fans to visit their local independent record store to shop for exclusive releases from acts across all genres and from all over the world. This year, if you can...
1 year ago | Concerts
All that anyone could talk after Sunday night's Grammys was James Hetfield's microphone issues or Laverne Cox forgetting to namedrop the band in the introduction. But in metal circles, the real controversy was Metallica sharing the stage with...
1 year ago | Music News
Radiohead fans were already excited that the English rock band will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in mid-April. Now the band has announced an 11-date U.S. tour scheduled to kick off March 30 at the American Airlines...
2 years ago | Broward News
Oh, South Florida! Nothing can ever be quite as simple in the swampy suburban sprawl we call home. We are the epitome of the "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" meme. Take our nifty new I-95 express lanes, for example. What started out a a qui...