Music

Make Music Day is taking over Miami. Here’s how you can join in.

Performance from 2017 Make Music Day. PC: Brett Hufziger The New Tropic Creative Studio recently chatted with Justin Trieger, one of the organizers of Make Music Day Miami, who gave us the lowdown on the history behind the holiday and what we can expect this year. What exactly is Make Music Day? No bogus holiday […]

/ June 18, 2018


Curious about konpa? Here’s everything you need to know about the Haitian musical genre

Here’s a guide to konpa, the musical genre that originated in Haiti and is kind of like merengue but with a different flavor.

/ May 15, 2018


Celebrating Record Store Day in Miami? Here are 6 spots you’ll want to hit

From older Miami stores like Sweat Records or newer ones like Technique Records and Brooklyn Vintage, here’s a breakdown of what some shops across the 305 are doing to celebrate this year’s Record Store Day.

/ April 17, 2018


Your favorite spots to see live jazz in Miami

When we asked where some of the best places to catch a good jazz show in Miami are, the response was overwhelming.

/ July 31, 2017


The best places to catch a concert in Miami

We’ve only got a few left, but we’re holding on to ’em real tight.

/ June 19, 2017


Suits with a side hustle: Sales rep by day, Morrissey tribute singer by night

Miami’s the city of the side hustle, so we’re highlighting locals who have interesting passion projects. We’re starting with Miami’s only The Smiths and Morrissey tribute act, Ordinary Boys.

/ May 25, 2017


Zuke Music wants to rock a LinkedIn for the music community

On Tuesday, Zuke Music, a platform for connecting music professionals, took home the first-place, $10,000 prize in the Babson WIN Lab-Miami’s pitch competition for its first cohort.

We spoke with founder Arielle Cohen about how she got the idea for the startup and her plans going forward.

/ April 30, 2017


How to show love for your local record store

Saturday is the 10th annual Record Store Day. Celebrate it right.

/ April 21, 2017


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