Whether it be the risque style fashions of its time, or the hip rocking music playing on the radio, there’s always been something about the classic 1950′s Americana that will continue to attract and influence generations to come. Nothing is quite as iconic as the pin up-girl. There’s a sexual, yet feminist, quality to pin-up culture. No wonder it is so widely loved and embraced by women and men alike.
Toro y Moi at Grand Central is SOLD OUT and now Tropicult is showing y’all some love by giving away two free tickets to the show! You can win by following the instructions below.
As DIY as gluing studs and Dead Kennedy patches on your denim jacket, cutting up Joy Division t-shirts or sporting peroxide-blonde Blondie hair comes The Garret’s new Thursday night party for Generation BLANK. Degeneration is equal parts rock and roll, post-punk, and indie dance sprinkled with some of the classics that are sure to get you pogo-ing like the young, angsty teenager you used to be. No bollocks, just dance!
The 12th Heineken TransAtlantic Festival is set to kick-off on Wednesday, April 2nd with a free launch party at Blackbird Ordinary featuring live sets in the patio stage by local favorites, Eagle Chief (formerly Arboles Libres) and Hunters of the Alps. On Friday, April 4th the festival takes over the North Beach Bandshell with performances by Astro [Chile], Esteman [Colombia], and Miami’s own Tremends [Miami]. The next day, Saturday, April 5th the festival presents performances by Bombino [Niger], Courtney John Project [Jamaica], Afrobeta [Miami].
Got a chance to catch Miami band Cog Nomen at last week’s Electric City Fest and I was blown away. They were the first band playing at 3 PM, so there was not too many people there yet, but they played their heart out which is sometimes hard to do in those situations.
Bringing together cross-media’s leading international creators, thinkers and practitioners from across the fields of film, TV, interactive, online, mobile, gaming, publishing and live events, Filmgate 2014 will showcase the latest ideas and innovations of modern storytelling, audience engagement and business practices.…
Miami International Art Fair – MIA returned for its fifth edition aboard SeaFair, January 17th – 20th, 2014. The 228’ floating exhibition venue docked at 100 Chopin Plaza at Bayfront Park next to the InterContinental Hotel for the duration of the show.
Miami darkwave band Astari Nite are getting ready to release new album ‘Stereo Waltz’ this month. Recently, they released new single “I.O. 1987″ and OTR was one of the first places where you could hear it. In case you missed it, we’re reblogging for you, our loyal readers…
We started 2014 with a fresh new look and layout for Tropicult…We’ll tell you more tomorrow morning on the Lab Miami’s pFunkcast on Klangbox.fm. Tune in!
Ah, the top-whatever list at the end of the year. A silly, subjective thing but the kids seem to love it so here we go.