Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Ursula 1000: Revealing the musician in the DJ (An Indieethos exclusive)

If one misconception has plagued the man behind the expressionistic, retro-infused handle Ursula 1000 over his 10-plus-years of recording original music and spinning records as...

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...

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...

Jaialai’s frontman talks new music, plans for vinyl full length —...

Miami band Jaialai could very well be the saviors for Miami’s rock music scene. The quartet formed in 2016 blending a mix of influences...

'Little Haiti Rock City' to explore the legacy of Churchill's Pub...

It’s not often that I promote a project's Kickstarter campaign, but there’s no denying my personal connection to the subject of Little Haiti Rock...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...