Tour Tales

TOOL Tour Annihilates

TOOL Tour Annihilates

Last night at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida, prog-metal’s deranged frontrunners Tool hit the stage for a condensed bout, showcasing a 22-year-old catalogue of music. Aside the fact that the artists haven’t put out a new album in six years, what’s incredible ...

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February 7th, 2012

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Cults Experiences Growing Pains At Webster Hall

Cults Experiences Growing Pains At Webster Hall

New indie-rock group Cults have already gathered up a pretty loyal following – an impressive feat considering they have only released one album. And with their catchy beats, uniquely creepy lyrics, and ‘50s pop vibes, it’s easy to see why. Their debut self-titled LP featured

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January 24th, 2012

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Miami Honors MLK, Dead Prez-Style

Miami Honors MLK, Dead Prez-Style

In the name of liberation, Miami was bombarded with worthy events during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend. And, Bardot had a dream, that one day, Dead Prez would invade its quarters for a massive fueled throwdown from the ‘90s rap duo. And, 2012 saw that day. On ...

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January 17th, 2012

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Brass Bash: Galactic Closes Out Jam Cruise In Fort Lauderdale

Brass Bash: Galactic Closes Out Jam Cruise In Fort Lauderdale

Following five days of Jam Cruise antics, the closeout party of the weekend came Saturday, January 14, 2012. After a delay from docking , Galactic and friends scrambled from the port to the Fort – Lauderdale that is. The night belonged to funk in the name of NoLa – from ...

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January 16th, 2012

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RJD2 Spins It To The Magic City

RJD2 Spins It To The Magic City

Raised in Ohio and based in the City of Brotherly Love, Ramble John Krohn has found his niche in the art of spinning vinyl. At 35, rjd2 has conquered an underground by fusing hip-hop with jazz for a bevy of fans who take their music old school – via turntables and throwback ...

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January 13th, 2012

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Rock The Boat: Umphrey’s McGee Kicks Off Jam Cruise 10 In Fort Lauderdale

Rock The Boat: Umphrey’s McGee Kicks Off Jam Cruise 10 In Fort Lauderdale

The jam band phenomenon is a truly special thing. A lesser-known scene with a devoted following, a select handful of successful ensembles takes improvisational instrumentation to its very limit. So polished is the sextet of Umphrey’s McGee. The Midwest rock-jam fusion outfit

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January 10th, 2012

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NYE: South Florida Jams Into 2012

NYE: South Florida Jams Into 2012

For some people, there’s no better way to ring in the New Year than with good company and tasty tunes. Because of this, many Melodysiacs scattered around the country last week to catch multiple-night runs of their favorite bands. So far, we’ve heard rave reviews about the ...

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January 3rd, 2012

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Year In Review 2011: Culture Room’s Top 10 Shows

Year In Review 2011: Culture Room’s Top 10 Shows

The year 2011 was quite a saga for live music. For South Floridians, a favorite musical stomping ground known as Culture Room brought a star-studded lineup, gushing with favorite bands, DJs and progressive up-and-comers. From duos to threesomes, quartets to quintets, it was ...

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December 28th, 2011

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10 Ways To Rock & Rage: NYE In NYC

10 Ways To Rock & Rage: NYE In NYC

The New York holiday season brings with it an endless roster of concerts and parties, and it can be hard to decide where to rock it out. We took it upon ourselves to narrow it down to 10 ‘gotta be there’ destinations, ranging from burlesque to jam band – in no particular order.

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December 19th, 2011

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Moby Schools In The Art Of Acoustic

Moby Schools In The Art Of Acoustic

Last Friday night, I was invited to join the audience for a truly special moment in my existence as a music appreciator. World-renowned DJ/producer Moby made his way to Miami to showcase specific works from Destroyed, a collection of digital art ranging from music festival ...

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December 7th, 2011

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