Thursday, May 23, 2019

Beach House offer most riveting album yet with ‘Bloom’ – out...

Too often, lately, I have heard lush, layered records only to feel dizzy and nauseous by the end. So-called chill wave has often been...

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...

Miami’s The Baboons fill 15-year recording gap with new CD, Spanglish

Miami's music scene is a rich one, with talent that spans a variety of genres. One of the city's long-standing bands is one that...

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...

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,...

Live review: PiL at Grand Central, Miami, Oct. 5, 2012

I've seen the unglamorous aging of punk rock and--- wouldn't you know it--- John Lydon, once known as Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, is...

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...

Nu Deco Ensemble tests the boundaries of classical music with reggaeton,...

The house lights the night of The Nu Deco Ensemble’s second performance, earlier this month, in Miami were provided by nature. Not far from...

BumbleFest celebrates 7 years of PureHoney Magazine with 34 bands

Today, BumbleFest will celebrate the seventh anniversary of the printed version of PureHoney Magazine with its annual indie rock music festival in West Palm...

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...