Jacuzzi Boys drop new track, kick off tour in South Beach

By | May 28th, 2013 | 1 Comment
Jacuzzi Boys hanging with Iggy Pop at his Miami home

Jacuzzi Boys hanging with Iggy — photo via Instagram/@jacuzziboys

With a 7″ due out in June and and a self-titled LP slated for a September release, Miami indie-rock trio Jacuzzi Boys are getting ready to take their show on the road with an East Coast to Midwest tour that starts on Friday with a gig at the Fillmore’s new in-house venue, Backstage at the Fillmore, a relatively intimate space (capacity 300-500) that is housed within the confines of the large concert hall itself. Ahead of the show Jacuzzi Boys frontman Gabriel Alcala and I exchanged emails about the Boys’ new music and hanging out at Iggy Pop’s home.

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Ticket Giveaway! Seth Meyers at the Fillmore — REALLY!?!

By | April 16th, 2013 | 1 Comment
Seth Meyers

SNL veteran Seth Meyers will perform at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Thursday for South Beach Comedy Festival.

“When I heard Lebron James was moving to Miami, I was shocked. I had no idea he was Jewish.” Comedian Seth Meyers said that while hosting the ESPYs in 2010. At the 2011 White House Correspondents dinner, he said, “Donald Trump often appears on FOX, which is ironic because a fox often appears on Donald Trump’s head.” Back in March, as host of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, he called the American South “the Michael Jordan of racism.”

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Photos, review: The xx with Austra at the Fillmore

By | February 6th, 2013 | 1 Comment
The xx

Touring behind their album Coexist, The xx performed at the Fillmore Miami Beach with Toronto’s Austra opening. — photo by Jessica Hodder

Quick, name a sultry, smoky, R&B-influenced pop act to garner attention in the last five years. Not a very difficult task, is it? In syncopation with the bass music (don’t call it the D-word) craze of recent history, more than a few bands have been taking cues from their club counterparts, producing hazy, atmospheric takes on the pop format that bend genre boundaries without ever losing their song-like qualities. From the smoked-out, beat-driven compositions of contemporaries like James Blake to decidedly more radio-friendly, vocal-centric acts like Grimes, a fusion of songwriter stylings and speaker-melting electronica has been steadily poking through the fringes of popular music.

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Photos, recap: Primus at Fillmore Miami Beach

By | November 11th, 2012 | No Comments

On Saturday night, Primus, San Francisco’s legendary weirdo bass-driven rock trio (composers of the iconic South Park theme song), closed its tour behind its seventh studio album, Green Naugahyde, at the Fillmore Miami Beach with a 3D spectacular.

Primus at the Fillmore Miami Beach by Evelyn Posada (4)

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Photos: Metric at the Fillmore

By | September 29th, 2012 | No Comments

On tour for their latest album, Synthetica, Canadian quartet Metric played to a packed house at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Friday night with Montreal-based Half Moon Run as the opener.

Metric at the Fillmore Miami Beach by Jessica Hodder (20)

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Review, photos: Kendrick Lamar at the Fillmore

By | September 28th, 2012 | No Comments
Kendrick Lamar at the Fillmore Miami Beach (Sept. 27, 2012) (8)

Ahead of the release of his debut studio album, rapper Kendrick Lamar performed at the Fillmore Miami Beach with Black Hippy. — Photo by Natalie Edgar

Kendrick Lamar’s star is burning brighter than it has at any point during the 25-year-old rapper’s career. After several critically acclaimed mixtapes and collaborations with industry heavyweights from Dr. Dre to Lil Wayne, Lamar is set to drop a highly anticipated studio album on October 22.

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Ticket giveaway! Fiona Apple at the Fillmore

By | September 27th, 2012 | 38 Comments

Touring behind her long-awaited fourth studio album, The Idler Wheel…, Fiona Apple will perform at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Sunday night, and we have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky fan. To enter to win, tell us what you think the title of Apple’s next album will be in the comment section of this post, keeping in mind that it will certainly be no fewer than 20 words and necessitate an ellipsis. We will announce the winner on the Beached Miami Facebook page on Sunday morning. Until then, here’s “Every Single Night” off of her latest album, whose full title is The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do. Update: And the winner is …

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Review, photos: M83 at the Fillmore

By | September 27th, 2012 | No Comments
M83's "Midnight City" Creature

M83’s “Midnight City” creature came alive at the band’s Fillmore Miami Beach concert Wednesday night.

Emerging from the darkness, a hairy creature with a short, pinkish elephant trunk and a black gown stepped out to the middle of the stage, raising its arms as in a ritual, before it started pointing at the crowd and shooting blue laser beams from its fingers.

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Ticket Giveaway! Metric at the Fillmore

By | September 24th, 2012 | 26 Comments

Touring behind their fifth studio album, Synthetica, Canadian quartet Metric will perform at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Friday night, and we have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky fan. To enter to win, complete the following metric mouthful in the comment section of this post: Eight lippies equal two pecks and two pecks equal half a ______. (We’ll be impressed if you get it right, but you don’t actually have to to enter the contest.) We will announce the winner on the Beached Miami Facebook page on Thursday morning. Until then, here’s “Youth With Youth” off of Synthetica. Update: And the winner is …

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Ticket Giveaway: Meek Mill at Fillmore Miami Beach

By | August 9th, 2012 | No Comments

Touring behind his forthcoming debut LP, Dreams and Nightmares, Philly rapper and signee to Rick Ross’s Miami-based label Maybach Music Group Meek Mill (aka Robert Williams) is performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Monday, August 13. We have a pair of tickets for the show to give away to one lucky fan. To enter to win, share a personal dream/nightmare in the comment section of this post. We will announce the winner on the Beached Miami Facebook page on Sunday afternoon. Until then, “Amen”.

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