Men like football. Gay men love Madonna. Super Bowl night in Wilton Manors seemed to support these statements. The bars were bumping with buff dudes who looked shiny and ready to watch the throwing of pigskin and, of course, to sing along with Madge. We popped a squat with sports-lovers and (mo ... More >>
via www.villagevoice.comTV on the Radio's win for best album was not exactly a stunning upsetNew Times' sister paper, the Village Voice, has been running its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll since 1971. And while it's among the last in the "best-of" national roundups, it's been one of the most in ... More >>
He grew up on go-go.
It's often the complaint of many that South Beach has become stale, particularly its DJs, who seem completely content with spinning the usual Top 40/hip-hop mess that really is no different than you just turning on your car's stereo. But if there is one DJ that is try to walk the fine line of givin ... More >>
Back in my days over at Miami Nights, I liked to close out the year by looking back at all the music I discovered where I spend most of my time -- in nightclubs. It's always interesting to see what makes it big the following year, because downtown club in particular tend to be ahead of the curve. S ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from d ... More >>
Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singl ... More >>
If you are into dazzling, disjointed hip-hop beats, then you have probably heard of a whiz kid and producer that goes by the name of Prefuse 73. Born in Miami, but raised in Atlanta, Prefuse 73 (born Scott Herren) also records under various monikers like Savath & Savalas and Delarosa & Asora ... More >>
Chromeo, Crookers, and now Switch? Whoever is responsible for the string of bookings at Heathrow Lounge deserves a gold star because it's getting ridiculous. It almost seems like Heathrow is quickly becoming the Studio A replacement we hoped for -- except it's ill equipped to handle any kind of li ... More >>
Taking a look at some of the most buzzed-about albums of the year
M.I.A.s coming back with power power
To Do: Make list. Read Pitchfork. Revise list.
Land of the Lost
Pure Breed Mongrel (Kitty-Yo)
What will the beloved bands of '05 look like when the buzz wears off?
Accountability is still hard to find in hip-hop
TALES OF THE PEWTER FLASK!
A suspect in the brutal slaying of a Seattle singer turns up in the Keys