Friday, July 19, 2024

On Fiona Apple bullying and her lackluster Miami Beach appearance

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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...

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

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

Miami Beach Cinematheque unveils its Interactive Archive Project this week

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Around the silver screen of the Miami Beach Cinematheque, which presents such daring films such as Zama (read our review here), is an extensive library...

Three choice indie singles released in July

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Protomartyr - "A Private Understanding” The new track by the post-punk wonders from Detroit, Protomartyr, “A Private Understanding” is quite epic. It builds on a...

Florida Film Critics Circle announces 2018 winners

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As promised yesterday, here are the winners of the annual Florida Film Critics Circle Awards. This writer became chair of the group this year,...

Ambient duo Spielberger find place for “real” guitars on ‘Jazzy’

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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...

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

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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...

Independent Ethos Radio Hour – episode 1

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It's here, the first episode of The Independent Ethos Radio Hour on Joltradio.org. To sum it up, this was recorded just after I attended...

5 recommendations at Miami Film Fest + New indie rock –...

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It's been a while since I've been on Jolt Radio with a new episode of "The Independent Ethos Radio Hour." Reviewing movies for Miami...

Pinback returns to S. Florida for rare show; my extensive coverage...

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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...