Over the past couple weeks, South Florida benefited from the music-cruise scene when top acts from the annual Jam Cruise and inaugural Weezer Cruise played land-locked kickoff and post-ship shows. It's been an unexpected positive of the booming themed cruise explosion, which has attracted entirel ... More >>
Lou Barlow has been to South Florida only once, ever, and previously has had no desire to spend any extended time at sea. This week, though, he's due for an extended dose of both. The indie-rock icon is slated to perform aboard the Weezer Cruise, departing from the Port of Miami on January 19, bo ... More >>
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Some top local albums from 2009.
Knocking Up a Geisha
Taking a look at some of the most buzzed-about albums of the year
For pop-rock trio Nada Surf, slowing down actually helped the band's career
You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III.
Bowling for Soup
Nikolai Fraiture says his band has changed. What's he talkin' 'bout?
Ten albums that'll snap and fizz in your earbuds all winter long
Weezer's auteur takes a tentative step into the real world
Out-of-State Plates (Virgin)
Make Believe (Geffen)
The good times were killing us
Declaring emo dead, rocking the vote with the power of pad thai
The Reunion Show's long road trip out of limbo
Rilo Kiley brings a bountiful breadbasket from the heartland
Stab the Unstoppable Hero (Sub Pop)
The Get Up Kids' growing pains are felt mostly by their fans
Schatzi chomps and slobbers on the indie-pop teething ring
A Tribute to Turbonegro: Alpha Motherfuckers (Hopeless Records)
Endo's instruments stolen; inside job suspected