The Heineken TransAtlantic Music Festival showcases the sound of the world right now. The weekend line-up includes live performances by locals such as The Hongs and Krisp, plus a few pretty spectacular international acts like Bajofondo and Bomba Estereo.
Tropicult is showcasing the sounds of the festival online for new and loyal readers alike AND we’re giving away a pair of tickets (see: Page 3).
Testökra took the stage at the Vomikaust show this past March and stood out (almost effortlessly) among the other bands that played that night. As the music began to explode and spill into the crowd at our beloved Churchill’s Pub, the atmosphere immediately changed. The crowd was awakened by the blaring beating life of Testökra’s electrifying set.
Testökra is made-up of three Miami natives - Carolyn Helmers (Guitar/Vocals), Nicole Mijares (Bass), and Ale Campos (Drums). Carolyn and Ale met while going to local shows and Ale met Nicole in a photography class.
Luckily, I met all three and caught up with them after the show! Here’s what they had to say…
Arthur Baker’s influence in the music industry is unarguable. Arthur Baker’s contributions and productions will remain relevant throughout the history of music. Innovation is unstoppable and so is the kick behind Planet Rock!
Arthur Baker is in town for Miami Music Madness (as we like to call it) and we were beyond stocked when he agreed to talk to us and tell us a bit more about what he has in the works.
We’re happy to announce a partnership with The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater right in time for TWO super fun shows, Coheed & Cambria and Tenacious D. Not only will we keep you up to date with what The Fillmore has in store but we’ll also bring you the latest scoop on the musical talent, reviews, photo galleries and best of all – Tropicult will be giving away tickets to our you, our loyal readers!
A couple of weeks ago we reposted “It’s Never Easy” via Off The Radar - the first Modernage track released in four years!!!
Today, we’re happy to release to the world their second single – “Bullets.”
We also managed to slip frontman Mario Giancarlo and Xavier Alexander (guitar/keys) a few questions, surely some of the same ones on everybody’s mind, regarding the Modernage hiatus and return. Continue Reading