David Rolland is a freelance music writer for New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Miami New Times. His mornings are spent educating his toddler daughter on becoming a music snob. His spare time is spent dabbling in writing fiction and screenplays whose subjects are mostly music snobs.
12 days ago | Things To Do
When I was 13, a friend lent me a paperback copy of Sphere and I fell into a Michael Crichton wormhole. I'd never read an author before who, in such a plain spoken way, made science fiction seem like science fact. It wasn't long before I was...
3 months ago | Concerts
Soon we'll be celebrating the music of the 2000s. Prepare to hark back to the days when Modest Mouse and the Black Keys ruled the airwaves.
3 months ago | Film and TV
"It's a blast; I'm superproud of it. If I wasn't, I'd let history bury it," Mark Patton says of the flick that was supposed to make him a star, 1985's A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge. Patton wound up having a complicated relationship...
5 months ago | Arts
A couple of hours before the world premiere of their new movie, Haunt, at the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, co-writers and directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods are reminiscing in Fort Lauderdale's Savor Cinema about their youth in Iowa. "Every Ha...
5 months ago | Concerts
Take a listen to his 25-year discography and you might conclude that his forays into different musical stylings add up to an inconsistent career output.
7 months ago | Concerts
Nineties nostalgia is real. Simply look at recent reunion tours by the Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block. Though it’s an odd sight to watch middle-aged men perform synchronized dances in matching yet individualized outfits, the phenomenon...