Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions and observations about the local scene. This week: The world and its realities often intrude, but music remains my mantra. Bob Seger once said "Rock 'n' roll never forgets." I'm reminded of that because I caught Seger ... More >>
What kind of song do you need this Valentine's Day?
Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams begins his latest think piece, titled "Cutting Through Crisis," this way: "When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters: On represents danger, the other opportunity. I'm not sure if that's the literal translation, but prett ... More >>
Brendan OHara & Komakozie - The Big Bounce bring something new to something old.
Blues and hip-hop fusion kings G. Love and Special return with a tenth album in tow
Six essential Irish acts that would win St. Paddy's approval
A new box set illuminates the early sounds of Frank Sinatra
Red Dawn: Collector's Edition
Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, A Good Year, Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut, Don't Look Back: 65 Tour Deluxe Edition
G. Love & Special Sauce
SFKS bids adieu.
A brand-new sound like, really new.
The Hypothetical Child's Hypothetical Situation (safe!!!forever!!!)
For dance-punkers VHS or Beta, it's lonely being in the lead
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
Distance Between (Ultimatum Music)
The Band dances The Last Waltz, but can time heal old wounds?
David Gans finds life after the Grateful Dead
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
Hopscotch Lollipop Sunday Surprise (Scratchie Records)
La Terre Commune (Eminent Records)
Public Domain (HighTone Records)
Folk isn't the most popular form of music in South Florida, nor does it completely pay the bills. But like long-time folk artist Rod MacDonald, some locals are discovering that persistence pays off.