| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:15 AM
If the xx’s brand of hypnotic and soulful groove-making is best heard on a pair of headphones or privately in a dark bedroom, then the British trio that visited the sold-out Fillmore Miami Beach on Tuesday night performed a set that was anything but...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Is a dog just a dog? When John Steinbeck made his eloquent tour of America in “Travels With Charley” he did not put a cat in the seat next to him. And with good reason, it was not the Thurber Cat celebrated in the introduction to “The...
| Feb 1, 2013
The xx's Oliver Sim, in case you haven't noticed from the British band's minimalist and seductive electronica, is not a bassist who's easily excited and neither are his bandmates, Romy Madley Croft or Jamie Smith. Not once within the xx's two albums of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Fall Out Boy always seemed to have a uncertain relationship to the “punk” label that critics applied to music on such early albums as “Take This to Your Grave” and “From Under the Cork Tree.” Slotted somewhere between...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:26 PM
As much as we wanted Jacuzzi Boys' new single "Double Vision" to be a psych-rock cover of Foreigner's classic hit, we are nevertheless satisfied by the Miami trio's stutter-heavy single.
The garage-rock band's latest song is off their eponymous new...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:24 AM
Here's a question we never thought we'd pose: Do you want to meet a porn star on Las Olas Boulevard?
In case you missed it, Exxxotica 2013, the traveling porn convention that began at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2006, has moved north to Fort...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Back from the sea are the jam bands and funkmakers of last week's Jam Cruise: Femi Kuti brings the Afrobeat of his Positive Force to Grand Central tonight at 8 ($33, GrandCentralMiami.com), and English reggae will blast through the Culture Room at the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
| May 26, 2013
Spanish-speaking songbirds are swooping into South Florida this week, with singer Paloma San Basilio, salsa artist Victor Manuelle and flutist Nestor Torres scheduled to perform.
San Basilio will be at the James L. Knight Center at 8 p.m. Saturday....
| May 16, 2013
| 6:32 AM
For the second straight year, a group of dedicated South Floridians will harness the region’s greatest natural resource for a cause dear to the hearts of most of us. By which I mean pinups promoting dog adoption.
From 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Maybe it went unnoticed, but we’ve just entered that challenging season when the teenage girl in your house is all fidgety with the prospect of her favorite hunky singer coming to town.
Of course, these also happen to be girls who don’t have...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:12 AM
With their Fillmore-filmed PBS special due for broadcast in a few weeks, the pop-opera trio Il Volo has announced a 17-concert North American tour that includes a stop at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
Tickets for the Sept. 21 concert are expected...