Saturday, April 20, 2024

IndieEthos podcast, Episode 12: Great indie music tunes of 2019

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It's the end of the year, and this month's installment of "The Independent Ethos Radio Hour" on Jolt Radio features some of my favorite indie...

Sigur Ros live review in which I confess to tearing up

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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...

From the Archives: Mike Garson goes from jazz to Bowie (Part...

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As already established in my earlier posts culled from several interviews with Mike Garson for an unpublished piece regarding his contribution to the music of...

Reissue of the year: Station to Station (plus exclusive edit for...

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As promised, here's a note recognizing the reissue of 2010: EMI's Deluxe vinyl/DVD/CD set of David Bowie's 1976 album Station to Station. Of course,...

Manu Chao to make Miami debut in Sept.

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Just as I thought I was done hyping the shows coming to South Florida this September, I get an email from the the Rhythm...

Amy: the vicious pop media machine and the woman unfit to...

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You don’t need this movie to show you Amy Winehouse was an independent spirit at heart, but feature filmmaker turned documentary filmmaker Asif Kapadia hits the...

Mo’Booty talk origins, new music video and dreams of vinyl release...

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South Florida isn't necessarily known for its surfer scene. The waves just aren't that massive or dramatic here. They are usually these little undulating lumps...

Advance copies for Bowie’s Station to Station features DVD-A

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EMI/Capitol has begun sending out advance review copies of the upcoming 3-CD special edition reissue of David Bowie’s 1976 masterpiece Station to Station. One...

An in-depth look at Pink Floyd’s ‘the Wall’ Immersion box set

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I first heard Pink Floyd's 1979 double album the Wall sometime in 1984, as a 12-year-old boy. A neighbor at my apartment building loaned...

Weezer Cruise over, back to reality – a recap (Day 3...

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It was up early for Cozumel, get off the ship and get hoarded by residents dressed up in cartoonish outfits that mocked their own...