Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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 3rd annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami,...

Last week, this writer made selective visits to the week-long third edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival at O Cinema Wynwood and came...

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...

Moonlight filmmakers talk shooting beauty of Miami and connecting with material...

Miami is a city cursed by prejudice. We can thank “Miami Vice” for some of it as well as a too many New York...

Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017 premieres 5 films coming soon

This year’s Miami Film Festival GEMS felt like a low-key affair compared to previous versions. It began with one of the festival’s best movies,...

From movies to film slides, Obsolete Media Miami offers a treasure...

The past, nostalgia, memories and history are all very distinctive things, but embodying it all is Obsolete Media Miami. Called OMM for short, the...

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...

Dracula releases first vinyl record via Sweat Records Records and talks...

When Dorys Bello and Eli Oviedo started making music together, they never imagined a vinyl record of their recordings would be released, but today...

Lisa Leone, Renaissance lady of Eyes Wide Shut talks working with...

Miami has a living connection to Stanley Kubrick’s final film Eyes Wide Shut. Lisa Leone is the Vice President of Artistic Programs at The...

'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...