SHOW REVIEW: Queens of the Stone Age (May 1st 2018 Bayfront Amphitheater)

“And They Say Miami isn’t a rock and roll town.”  Queens of the Stone Age front man / stage banter specialist Josh Homme mused to the 3,000 alt rockers, metalheads and punks gathered at Bayfront Amphitheater.  “You’re not just (beat box techno beat) – you’re a rock and roll town and don’t you forget it!” Homme’s message of acceptance followed […]

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Another Music Podcast Episode 308 – Joe Koontz (MC1 / AAA)

Recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf on May 19th, 2017. Joe Koontz talks about playing in his one man band – MC1, Against All Authority‘s legacy and opens up about living with Marfan syndrome. Koontz performs three songs including a couple from his latest self-released LP “The MC1.” Stream/Buy MC1’s new record – The MC1 below. The MC1 […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: PEARS at Propaganda in Lake Worth 05-18-17

Back in April 2015 we called then little known New Orleans band PEARS “punk rock’s last hope.” News of our proclamation spread like wildfire through Livejournal, Myspace, IRC, international news wires and most importantly to Fat Mike’s ears and within months PEARS signed to Fat Wreck Chords. Shortly thereafter pictures of the band hanging out with Bill Stevenson of Descendents/ALL […]

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Podcast: Tim Moffatt & DJ Skidmark discuss malt liquor, X-Files, Churchill’s Pub and Ft. Lauderdale taking over Miami’s music scene

Podcast Track Listing: 1.   The Knumbskullz  “Ridge Rats” 2.   Thee Wilt Chamberlain “X-Files Theme” 3.   Rhinorino “Today” 4.   Baby Horror “Horror Hotel” 5.   Room Full of Strangers “Guest Bath” 6.   Flores Robadas “Reves” 7.   TacoCat “I Hate the Weekend” 8.   Mean Jeans “Nite Vision” 9.   AC Cobra “Pound of Flesh” 10. Chickenhead “Chickenhead won the war today” 11. Load […]

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Interview: PEARS – Punk rock’s last hope?

PEARS – Framework Last Friday New Orleans’ PEARS blasted their way through a fierce 25 minute set opening for Teenage Bottlerocket at West Palm Beach’s Respectable Street. The venue once again did a phenomenally horrible job promoting the gig (somthing I’ve discussed here in the past) but as soon as I heard about the show I contacted PEARS and their guitarist Brian Pretus […]

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The Mountain Goats at Culture Room

Though John Darnielle’s eponymous folk act The Mountain Goats have been touring, in one fashion or another, for almost a quarter of a century, they have never made it farther south than Orlando until this Monday when, joined by longtime collaborator and partner, bassist Peter Hughes, Darnielle took his guitar, a keyboard, his voice and his songs to the stage […]

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