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 >>
The sensation those exiting the Countdown Club in London circa 1964 after an early era Pink Floyd show had or the way the Ramones' fans stumbling out of CBGBs in Manhattan around 1974 felt would be analogous to my experience at last night's the Bright Light Social Hour show. My mixed bag of son ... More >>
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares observations, insights and updates relating to South Florida's musical environs. This week, cool conversation, part two.
In our last Backstage in South Florida column, I reflected on some of the more notable interviews I conducted over the past ... More >>
The tourist crowd thinned after sunset yesterday, leaving a handful of regulars strewn in seats around the bar. Elbo Room reopened its ground floor Thursday, after it was forced to comply with ADA building codes.
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 >>
Assuming that Christians are right about life -- that we live because God has a "plan" for us -- then why did he construct miracles to preserve the lives of some of the most reckless and self-destructive people on the planet? Why are some people able to cheat death?God hasn't bothered to send an ... More >>