Ryan Pfeffer is Miami New Times’ music editor. After earning a BS in editing, writing, and media from Florida State University, Ryan joined the New Times staff in November 2013 as a web editor, where he coined the phrase "pee-tweet" (to retweet someone while urinating). Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, he’s now neck-deep in bass and booty in the 305.
1 month ago | Concerts
With 2016 almost in the books, we've been wanting to look back nostalgically at the twelve months that just passed. The past year saw legends headline arenas, local bands stretch out their wings, and lots and lots of spring breakers congregating f...
5 months ago | Longform
This isn't good. The S.S. Groot — David Grutman's $1.7 million VanDutch yacht, a black beast that looks less like a boat and more like a spaceship one would take to travel to a planet reserved for very important aliens — is broken. Normally, this ...
5 months ago | Concerts
Life's hard in between seasons of Game of Thrones. Luckily, South Florida fans of the show will have something to quench their thirst while we wait for our Sunday night programming to return to its former glory. A Game of Thrones concert will be t...
8 months ago | Interviews
Editor's note: Read part one of this story here: I Sat Next to the Most Heartbroken Man at Bruce Springsteen's Concert. I think about Warren more than anyone I've ever interviewed, and that's a list that includes a wide spectrum of people ran...
8 months ago | Music Festivals
As III Points prepares to dive headfirst into its fourth year, it's hard not to be impressed with the local festival's progress. In its short existence, III Points has become the most exciting musical event in Florida, merging local and national t...
9 months ago | Music Festivals
There are maybe a handful of worthy excuses for missing the Sunday night broadcast of one of the most exciting hours of premium cable entertainment this great world has to offer, Game of Thrones. They include but are not limited to: tornados, alie...