Thievery Corporation's stylistic spin spans the globe.
Local trio Kill Miss Pretty truly puts on a show.
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are coming to town anyway. Here's a guide.
M.D.C., a.k.a. Millions of Dead Cops, a.k.a. Multi-Death Corporation, a.k.a. Millions of Dead Children, a.k.a. Millions of Dead Christians, a.k.a. Millions of Damn Christians, a.k.a. Magnus Dominus Corpus, a.k.a etc., etc., return to Miami on April 11. The hardcore punk originators hail, origin ... More >>
via www.myspace.com/tokyopoliceclubCity Limits, besides snagging Bad Brains, has also grabbed blog darlings Tokyo Police Club to play the same weekend the band would have played Langerado. Unfortunately, the show goes up against two others that night that attract similar fans: Girl Talk and Deerhun ... More >>
via myspace.com/badbrainsAsk any self-respecting punk rock fan to list his or her top 10 punk bands, and Bad Brains will almost certainly be toward the top. These hardcore punk rock pioneers began playing together as a jazz band with a rough edge and a hint of reggae way back in 1975.
Okay, St. Augustine is pretty damn far from here. And half of the bands on the Harvest of Hope festival bill, well, we've never heard of them. However, if you overwhelmed with a sense of loss after Langerado's cancellation, or just feel like a road trip, this one may be worth a look. A three-day pa ... More >>
Photo by Shigeo Kikuchi, via www.agnosticfront.comNew York City hardcore legends Agnostic Front definitely still bring it: They're still as loud and confrontational as always, even with their wrinkles, gray hair, and degenerating vision. Well-into-their-50s principals Roger Miret (vocals) and Vinnie ... More >>
To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn (and to find out who, exactly, guest columnist Brooklyn is), click here. I want to talk about the homeless in downtown around the clubs and how fucking annoying they are. I'm so sick and tired of the begging and everything else. I'm not inse ... More >>
After much Internet gossip and rumor-mongering, the folks behind Langerado announced they would release the first phase of the festival's 2009 lineup yesterday morning. That didn't happen, with a delay as organizers "finalized last-minute details." Still, this morning they've come forward with a fe ... More >>
H.R. of the Bad Brains is finally merging his two inner voices properly
Only in Canada
Coheed and Cambria create their own peculiar universe
Jedi Mind Tricks aren't your average MCs
Build a Nation (Oscilloscope/Megaforce)
Old-school screamo outfit takes one more shot
Live at CBGB 1982 (MVD Visual)
And burns a few as well
Saeed Younan shakes off the Ibiza sound and stakes out his own ground
Plucky Alana Davis begins a new career in a new town
A pair of South Florida rappers takes on Cheney, Ashcroft, and Taco Bell
After blackface, gay-baiting, nervous breakdowns, and Aryan brotherhood, Turbonegro reclaims the States
Hometown punks Against All Authority trade ska for scorn
Boy Sets Fire, with Ann Beretta and Portraits of Autumn