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2005 Stories by Makkada Selah

Archives: 2007 | 2005
  • Subtropical Spin

    published October 13, 2005

    One thing's for sure: Trina's Glamorest Life leaves no room for the blues. The songs on her third album are rife with tribulations, but... More >>

  • Subtropical Spin

    published September 15, 2005

    Rising star Na'sha (Natasha Watkins) took over South Florida radio last fall when her DJ Khaled-produced "Turn It Up" became a favorite with local... More >>

  • Maxine

    published August 18, 2005

    Caribbean music styles have received much fanfare on mainstream radio of late, and female artists are once again getting the attention they... More >>

  • Listen Up

    published July 28, 2005

    And have some java too THU 7/28 Getting your drink on around Fort Lauderdale's... More >>

  • Subtropical Spin

    published July 21, 2005

    Like his Eight76 Records label mate DJ Fyah Blaze, Fort Lauderdale crooner Chrisinti (Paul Hudson) is on a rastaman vibration, but his tracks have... More >>

  • Improv-Sensational

    published June 2, 2005

    No script, no prob for Mod 27 SAT 6/4 In the hierarchy of all things comedic,... More >>

  • Guitar Goddess

    published May 19, 2005

    Guitar-rocking singer/songwriter Teri Catlin has been a pillar of the South Florida music scene since the mid-'90s. She was honored this... More >>

  • Black, White, and Red All Over

    published May 19, 2005

    In his Encyclopedia of Jazz, Leonard Feather describes saxophonist Red Holloway as "capable of generating great excitement with his... More >>

  • Subtropical Spin

    published May 5, 2005

    There's a new piano man in town, and like Billy Joel, New Jersey transplant and Hollywood resident Brendan O'Hara is a hopeful romantic.... More >>

  • Diddy Does It

    published April 28, 2005

    P.'s Spring Fest packs in the celebrities SAT 4/30 It's a numbers game, they figure.... More >>

  • Bacon Bits

    published April 28, 2005

    While it's tempting to dis actors who multi-task as musicians, sometimes it's unjustified, as a few actually played instruments before they played... More >>

  • Subtropical Spin

    published April 21, 2005

    Barrio brothers Tropyco and Bombillo, better-known as the SoFla Kingz, have released an album capitalizing on the current Latin explosion in... More >>

  • It Came from Outer Space

    published March 24, 2005

    It's after 1 a.m. at Amp Fest '05, the recent local music weekend at Boca Raton's Surf Café. Amid a semi-mocking crowd, Monserrat, badass... More >>

  • Fyah Blaze

    published March 24, 2005

    What we have on Kevin "Fyah Blaze" Morris' fully loaded 16-track recording Truths and Rights is roots-rock-dancehall. The Davie resident's... More >>

  • Subtropical Spin

    published March 17, 2005

    Meet Mason, West Palm Beach post-punk quintet whose soon-to-be-released Just Shake Hands is actually scream-worthy. Skylar Mondell,... More >>

  • Medicine Man

    published February 24, 2005

    On a summer day in 2003, nomadic b-boy Mario Treadway embarked on a shamanistic journey -- what he calls his vision quest. It was in that mystical... More >>

  • Brazilian Girls

    published February 3, 2005

    From break beats to broken beat, Brazilian Girls specialize in a sort of musical globalization and amalgamated planet rock. Imagine being trapped... More >>

  • Roots Run Deep

    published January 27, 2005

    For proof that a Grammy doesn't always signify a band's best work, consider British reggae legends Steel Pulse. The band's 1986 LP Babylon the... More >>

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