Music

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


Best events of the weekend- Halloween edition

Bubble, bubble, here’s the trouble! Whether you believe in ghost and ghouls or you think it’s all a bunch of hocus-pocus, there’s something for you to get into around town Halloween weekend.

/ October 27, 2016


Best of the weekend, Oct. 7 to 9

Hurricane Matthew may rain on our parade a little, but only a little. We’ve got the best post- #Matthewcane events to attend this weekend.

/ October 6, 2016


Weekend Happy Haps Aug 19-21

All the croquetas you can eat, bougie shopping in the gables, and a little giving back to the community. Whatever your flavor, there is something fun for you to get into this weekend.

/ August 18, 2016


So you think you know how to breakdance?

Miami-based b-boy group the Flipside Kings taught us a thing or two about breakdancing.

/ August 11, 2016


Weekend Happy Haps, Aug. 12 to 14

The best weekend events in Miami, hand selected by your friends at The New Tropic.

/ August 11, 2016