Monday, December 17, 2018

Poorgrrrl’s lies, art and the grift of the spectacle — a...

“Reality rises up within the spectacle, and the spectacle is real.” --GUY DEBORD, THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE Miami performance artist Tara Long is apologizing...

Mo’Booty talk origins, new music video and dreams of vinyl release...

South Florida isn't necessarily known for its surfer scene. The waves just aren't that massive or dramatic here. They are usually these little undulating lumps...

Temper Trap visit Miami, read my interview and maybe get free...

So, a few weeks ago, I was hanging on the telephone waiting for Temper Trap's frontman Dougy Mandagi (pictured above, center) to get on the...

Sigur Ros live review in which I confess to tearing up

When I wrote about Sigur Rós coming to Miami I made an off-the-cuff reference to fans who let the tears loose at the sound of frontman Jon...

Modern English returns to Miami – here’s to hopes for encore...

Last year I celebrated a variety of bands performing in Miami in September. I offered nary a follow-up because I wound up in the...

Local musicians speak to the power of Frank Zappa’s music —...

In the documentary Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words, the film's subject sometimes comes across as a bit frustrated by his...

Rat Bastard talks boring music, liberating noise and cutting handmade records...

Miami Beach's Rat Bastard has parlayed obscurity into a sort of personal success. Born Frank Falestra in 1958, in the small town of Ellenville,...

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...

Miami solo musician Xela Zaid evolves as he searches for raw...

Local gem Xela Zaid has long been one of the most innovative musicians working the Miami music scene, from his early career as a...

PureHoney’s publisher talks Bumblefest Music Festival and the wonders and challenges...

This weekend, PureHoney, our favorite South Florida-based, independent, grassroots entertainment 'zine, will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expansion of its usual anniversary party into...