Iggy Pop gets down, dirty, and quieter on his new album, written in South Florida.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>
A critique of Kanye, 50, and the whole hip-hop circus
Watermelon Slim drives a big rig of blues
Bukowski takes a shot at the corner in Factotum.
From Buffett in Boca to Cash in the Intracoastal: What it takes to make an icon
These days, John Ralston is exceedingly prolific. But there's more to the story than that.
Murder by Death thinks people want to kill them. How ironic!
Isn't it ironic?
Lucero bridges the gap between punk and twang
He's a giant with a giant story to tell about tunes
Rumors of retirement are greatly exaggerated
Driving the point home with Kelly Joe Phelps riding shotgun
The sweet, sweet sounds of SoFla
Rilo Kiley brings a bountiful breadbasket from the heartland
Miami singer/songwriter might have found a home in Broward
A boiler-room denizen describes a hustling career
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Hometown punks Against All Authority trade ska for scorn
Surf's Up! (Thirsty Ear)
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?
West Memphis Three, Featherfest
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Guy Clark|Gino Washington
Jamie "King" Colton: Who says South Florida ain't got no class
Richard Buckner, The Ramones