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TRIBUTE Wednesday, April 29
The late, great Gamble Rogers (1937-’91) was the de facto troubadour of Florida folk music, spinning many of his songs and stories from the mythical Oklawaha County. Part raconteur, part …
FULLY TANKED Wednesday, March 25
Every now and again, I like to catch up with Josh Jubinsky and his literal garage distribution business Dead Tank (deadtankrecords.bandcamp.com and deadtankrecords.com). Since I’ve known the …
SYNTH YOU ASKED Wednesday, March 25
New Orleans synth-poppers Prom Date sound like the de facto electronic offspring of early ’80s new wave bands like New Order and Soft Cell, or even an amped-up, updated version of Computer …
ÜBER DIVA Wednesday, February 11
R&B legend Diana Ross first hit the stage at age 15 as a member of the Detroit girl group The Primettes. Eventually that quartet met Motown Records guru Berry Gordy, who signed them to his label …
JOSH MASON IS SHIFTING FREQUENCIES Wednesday, February 18
The local musician is a master at creating vast, weird sonic landscapes
POP IT Wednesday, February 18
In the mid-’90s, Dutch-born German singer Amber rocketed up the charts with techno-dance hits like “Colour of Love” and her mega-smash, “This is Your Night” (which also …
HELLO NASTY Wednesday, February 18
Considered by many to be the original rapper, since the early ’70s Blowfly has been delivering sex-based song parodies and original dirty ditties (95 percent of which we surely can’t …
ENLIGHTENED ROGUES Wednesday, April 8
Miami’s neo-country kings The Mavericks started out in the ’80s punk and underground scene, regularly playing on the same bill with, of all people, Marilyn Manson. They first popped up on …
New York four-piece are fast becoming the darlings of the indie rock scene
THE IMITATION GAME Wednesday, March 4
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the phenomenon known as the tribute act takes sincerity to a level just this side of swearing on a 10-foot stack of Bibles during a blood …