Saturday, September 19, 2020

Art Basel Miami Beach announces details of its 2016 film program...

Art Basel Miami Beach has announced details of its 2016 film component, and it includes a local favorite. Jillian Mayer's viral 2011 short film, "I am...

Seraphic Fire’s 15th Season is packed with new music

The sounds produced by Seraphic Fire are hard to describe, but a couple of words come to mind: heavenly and rich. The choral ensemble...

34th Miami Film Festival premiered quality films seeking distribution

It’s a bit of a challenge to cover a film festival when you come down with bronchitis while also moving from one location in...

Miami rock band Lochness Monster follow innate desire to make music...

Once you’re a musician it’s hard to repress the desire to make music. Though former Giving Chase drummer Justin Shaner is a happy family...

Ambient duo Spielberger find place for “real” guitars on ‘Jazzy’

Spielberger has returned with a brand new album, and the duo has added guitars and drums to their wash of ambient noise. Where 2011’s...

The Farewell director Lulu Wang on mixing screwball humor with pathos

Courtesy A24 Way back in 2015, we interviewed writer-director Lulu Wang about her feature debut starring Brit Marling,...

On Fiona Apple bullying and her lackluster Miami Beach appearance

Anyone who follows Independent Ethos knows an artist's perceived popularity matters little to this blog. What matters is the work produced, though sometimes the...

Of Montreal artist profile via album artist brethren David Barnes in...

Thanks to "Pure Honey" for "getting" how I write and inviting me to compose an ode to Of Montreal in the 23rd issue of...

Pinback returns to S. Florida for rare show; my extensive coverage...

Last year, Pinback returned after five years of recording silence with the new album: Information Retrieved. Even bigger for this writer is the San Diego-based...

Highlights from The Key West Film Festival 2018

We paid a visit to the Key West Film Festival once again, and yet again it featured some major movies by notable auteurs riding...