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Florida's Bob on Blonde Resurfaces ... Brieflynew

Sharp-eyed patrons of the 4th annual I-4 Fest this year will notice a rare sighting: a performance by Bob on Blonde, an elusive pop-rock local band that's periodically dropped electric-yet-soulful music for years, yet only plays to an audience when they feel like interacting with other people ... and that's not often.
Orlando Weekly  |  Justin Strout  |  07-02-2009  |  Music

2008: The Year South Florida Hip-Hop Went Globalnew

Rappers from the region stepped up their game exponentially, and the entire country responded.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Jonathan Cunningham  |  12-30-2008  |  Music

With 'Shogun,' Trivium Has its First Epic Albumnew

Shogun is the first album on which Trivium does not sound too much like other bands.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jon Hobson  |  12-04-2008  |  Reviews

Ace Hood: From Broward County to the Worldnew

The 20-year-old flame-throwing MC is in the midst of his official career launch to the world, and it appears he's getting cosigns galore.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Jonathan Cunningham  |  12-02-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Good Nightnew

What to see during FMF when your bank account is a little low.
Orlando Weekly  |  Justin Strout  |  05-15-2008  |  Concerts

Devastatingly Raw and Hard-drivingly Soulfulnew

Despite all of our swamps, bugs and crazy people, Florida's musical profile has always been surprisingly sedate.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jason Ferguson  |  05-17-2007  |  Reviews

Trick or Trinanew

Though comfortable in the hard-core persona she developed while collaborating with rap star Trick Daddy, Trina had begun to branch out.
Miami New Times  |  Sam Chennault  |  10-24-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Real Dirty Miaminew

S.F. house label Dirtybird Records gets off the ground and heads to the Winter Music Conference.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Peter Nicholson  |  03-23-2005  |  Music

A Young R&B Star With an Old Soulnew

Rising fast on the national R&B scene, Urban Mystic hasn't let success go to his 19-year-old head just yet. He wants homies to know he's from the hood.
Miami New Times  |  Jonathan Zwickel  |  02-11-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

A Workaholic Who Likes to Have Funnew

Erick Morillo is a top DJ and producer, one of the few American leaders in an international dance scene traditionally dominated by Europeans.
Miami New Times  |  Mosi Reeves  |  01-18-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Singer's Oceanfront Home Is Still a Musical Meccanew

Herbert Tobin owns the five-bedroom home at 461 Ocean Boulevard in Golden Beach, Fla., that Eric Clapton named an album for. He hates telling pilgrims from as far away as Japan that they can't see Clapton; he's long gone.
Miami New Times  |  Brett Sokol  |  12-13-2004  |  Music

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