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  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Since the Bravery and the Killers are the two American groups most likely to be misidentified as British, their 2005 pissing match was wholly predictable but more entertaining than anticipated. Recall that the Killers' Brandon Flowers chided the B...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Daniel LeDisko and Jo'B, the twosome currently causing LA Riots, are the remixers of the moment — definitely a short-term position given the trendiness of the international club scene but one that can occasionally lead to greater things. The...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    As far as we know, a star maker didn't have anything to do with the formation of Hey Monday. But the West Palm Beach group's members seem to have been as carefully cast for their roles as the telegenic types who made up two of Florida's prepackage...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    SunFest Thursday, April 30, through Sunday, May 3, in downtown West Palm Beach along Flag­ler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lake Avenue. Gates open at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at noon Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $10 to $65. Visit ...

  • 6 years ago | Interviews

    Vocalists get the prima donna's share of attention in most groups. But according to Evan Mast, who represents half of the Brooklyn-based instrumental duo Ratatat, their presence can put a damper on creativity. "As a band, Ratatat can get away with...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Aaron "Shwayze" Smith and Cisco Adler began climbing the ladder of success several rungs higher than most new artists thanks to MTV. Buzzin', a limited-run series on the network, brought the chilled-out hip-hop duo straight into the living rooms o...