Thursday, February 21, 2019

Peter Murphy goes ‘deep’ into subjective experience of music and my...

When Peter Murphy talks about his experience with music, a small part of him fears he is over-intellectualizing. Over the course of our 45-minute...

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...

Local spotlight: Harnessing the monstrous “instru-metal” sound of Holly Hunt on...

Whether the couple behind the music of Holly Hunt realizes it or not, they treat their instruments as channels into something beyond simple music....

Gabó brings back electro-scoring to silent film with Buster Keaton

Gabriel Pulido, aka Gabó, will once again bring his unique ambient music stylings to a silent film at the Miami Beach Cinematheque. Last year, Pulido produced...

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...

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...

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...

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...

One of South Florida’s guitar greats remembered via “New Times”

We're coping with the loss of one of the best guitarists the Miami-area local scene has ever been blessed to have. Dan Hosker passed...

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...