You spoke; we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to Mug-Shot Monday, a longstanding New Times franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, derp faces, and femmes fatale. Click on and enjoy.
"I'm a self-proclaimed drealist. I may have invented this word, I'm not sure," says Bret Michaels, "But I'm a dreamer and a realist. I'm the kind of guy that I dream stuff up big and then I try to go for it." Though many artists do too much dreaming and other people too much pragmatic thinking, ... More >>
Ladies and gentleman, it's Grammy night. Here on County Grind, we're doing something a little extra special for it. That's right, we're live blogging all the shenanigans. Are you an Adeleophile? Or are you totally over her? Are you just as confused as we are about this "Dance/Electronica" segment ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene. This week: a publicist's pitch gets my attention... Being a writer and reviewer, I get all kinds of pitches from publicists and record label representatives, most of them clamoring ... More >>
via TheSmokingGun.comStale croissants are NOT rock and roll. The Smoking Gun has "uncovered" the not-so-secret (the opening page makes direct reference to TSG) 2011 concert rider for Foo Fighters. As to be expected, it's a hoot. While there is nary a reference to crappy M&M's, there are plent ... More >>
Concert review: Leonard Cohen at BankAtlantic Center.
A roundup of 2008's best Christmas albums
China Grill brings the show to Lauderdale
Our fantasy draft for the Super Bowl halftime show
Dave Grohl refuses to take death lying down
The underground scene is back in Fort Lauderdale, but is it hotter than ever?
Glastonbury, The Hustler: Collector's Edition, Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built, The Bridge
Beyond (Fat Possum)
The Science of Sleep Eddie Murphy: Delirious The Amazing Screw-On Head Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms
Yonder Mountain String Band
The Super Bowl just ended and, unfortunately, my losing streak continues (and I'm poorer for it, in the most literal sense of the term). Yes, Rex Grossman was awful. Yes, Peyton Manning played a good game. But don't put the win or loss solely on either one of their heads. The MVP was really the Colt ... More >>
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Everything in Between (Cleopatra)
The Foo Fighters show there are two sides to rock... and the compact disc
Lounge has never been cheesier than Richard Cheese cutting up on "Me So Horny"
In Your Honor (Epic)
The good times were killing us
The e-zine might represent the New Rock Critic Order -- with some controversy
Medleys, broken bones, nosebleeds from the Anarchy Orchestra
The Second Coming of Christopher Ender Carrabba
Lollapalooza's architect redesigns a rock festival for the 21st Century
Would you call Neil Hamburger funny ha-ha or funny peculiar?
You Are Free (Matador)
The Reunion Show's long road trip out of limbo
Andrew W.K. is here to change the world, one party at a time
Isolation Drills (TVT Records)
Can one man convince millions of people to pay for their "free" music?
The Rising Tide (Time Bomb Recordings)