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  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    Sleigh BellsWith Liturgy and Jacuzzi BoysRevolution Live, Fort LauderdaleSaturday, February 11Better than: Staying home to hit "refresh" on TMZ.com for the scoop on what drug killed Whitney Houston.Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss is like a 14-year-old...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Even after being christened by the music media elite as an "it" band, the noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells has yet to forsake its Florida roots. It's true that singer Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek E. Miller got their big break not in the Sunshine St...

  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    Manchester OrchestraWith White Denim, the Dear HunterRevolution, Fort LauderdaleMonday, November 21, 2011Better than: the Trans-Siberian OrchestraManchester Orchestra gives its fans exactly what they want. They just give them too much of it. The b...

  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    The Arctic Monkeys "Suck It and See Tour," with Smith WesternsRevolution, Fort LauderdaleSaturday, October 8, 2011Check out a slide show from the concert here.Better than: A Lord of the Rings marathon, for those unwilling to brave Saturday evening...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Indie-rock fans aren't used to seeing a cellist sharing a stage with the drums and guitar. And they're definitely not used to seeing one who looks like Alexandra Lawn of Ra Ra Riot. In the field of sex-symbol cellists, Lawn has no equal. Understan...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Iron & WineFillmore Miami Beach, MiamiThursday, November 18, 2010Better than: Just iron or just wine or Badly Drawn Boy. Midway through a raucous (for him) show at the Fillmore last night, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam mused over how little South Florida...

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