Music

CULTRA is bringing Miami’s creative community together one public space at a time

How a social networking group and an annual street-performance festival got together to engage Downtown’s creative community with monthly open mics.

/ March 26, 2017


Eight do’s and don’ts to survive Ultra like a local

It’s officially Miami Music Week and our local experts, who went that one time, have got eight tips to make it out alive and not covered in glitter.

/ March 20, 2017


How New World Symphony Fellows are challenging the classical concert experience

New World Symphony’s latest performance, “Dimensions,” is turning classical music stereotypes on their heads.

/ March 19, 2017


In 10 years, Guitars over Guns learned one big lesson: ‘Keep showing up’

Chad Bernstein, the Guitars over Guns founder, thinks music can help young people rise above their circumstances.

/ March 2, 2017


When classical meets the club

The New World Symphony wants you to get crunk to classical music.

/ February 23, 2017


Digging through DJ Le Spam’s record collection

DJ Le Spam, aka Andrew Yeomanson, had been DJing in Miami for years already when a fellow DJ in Kansas City turned him onto an awesome made-in-Miami record. That’s when he got “extra obsessed” with searching for Miami stuff.

/ February 21, 2017


Watch and learn from music legends at the Bandshell this weekend

The first GroundUP Music Festival comes to Miami this weekend, with GRAMMY-winning Snarky Puppy as the headliner. It’s not just performances though – artists will school attendees in workshops on the lawn and beach.

/ February 8, 2017


These stations are putting the ‘local’ back in local radio

Not all of our radio sucks – community stations like Wynwood Radio and Shake 108 are bringing local artists and musicians to the airwaves. But it’s a scramble to stay on air.

/ February 5, 2017


How house music came to Miami (It was way before Ultra)

Back in the 1980s, when South Beach was basically a retirement community full of cheap real estate, these two guys were driving around playing house music out of a truck. Then came the Winter Music Conference.

/ January 9, 2017


Learning to play the trumpet with pop star Spencer Ludwig

We convinced former Capital Cities bandmate Spencer Ludwig to give Chris Adamo a trumpet lesson. (Chris was not very good. We still love him tho.)

/ December 6, 2016