Kid LoreKeeping it Rough

It’s not often you find a top notch, stoner friendly garage band like Kid Lore in Miami’s less-than-ideal music scene. However, we here at Tropicult like to seek out the good stuff no matter how rare it may be. Featuring brothers Adam Tahoun (guitar and vocals) and Daniel Tahoun (drums) along with bassist Jorge Mogna, these musicians stayed true to their path from the beginning. The Tahoun brothers even attended a Miami branch of the famous School of Rock, an organization that teaches kids how to play rock instruments and start bands.

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Hearts of Iron:Emperor Zero

Emperor Zero combines their roots and Manchester influences in a whirlwind of guitar brilliance, creating a well-crafted post-punk sound that is powerful, potent and strong as iron.

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Speaking InCinemawith Local Women Filmmakers

Earlier this month, Miami Beach Cinematheque with the support of the Knight Foundation, launched the seventh installment of the filmmaker discussion series, “Speaking In Cinema”. The series engage audiences in the appreciation and analysis of cinema as language and art, rather than escapist entertainment. In the past, the bi-monthly event has featured a local film critic, an out-of-town film critic, and a guest filmmaker. This year, they highlighted the works of three different Miami-based filmmakers at each installment, led by a visiting film expert, Filmmaker Magazine Editor in Chief Scott Macaulay.
Today we will introduce you to three of the filmmakers chosen.

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Vintage Trouble:The Godfathers of Rock-N-Soul

Have you ever heard a band on the radio, or watched a live festival performance and a band you’ve never heard of comes on, and just blows you away? For me, that band is Vintage Trouble. This 4-piece band is growing in popularity and notoriety the world over, and they are just getting started. At the helm is Ty Taylor, one of the most electric and larger than life vocalists on stage today.

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The Power of Music:José González & Luluc

It’s a beautiful sentiment, and one spoken of often but rarely actually witnessed in person, like lightning striking in the same place twice. The Rhythm Foundation pulled it off with perfect ease, wrapping up this season of their fourth year of free shows held at the venue while having José González kick off his US tour on Monday. It was a perfect serendipity, and the night couldn’t have demonstrated it any better.

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Dopedoll Chronicles:Modlips Revival

Kaleidoscope paisleys, embroidered kaftans, floral-laced prairie dresses and velvet bell bottoms, all common 1960’s and 1970’s wardrobe essentials, these are just some of the unique treasures you will find in shop at Modlips Revival.

This is not your typical Miami fashion, hailing from South Africa the sister duo behind Modlip’s is bringing their creative prismatic vision of vintage wears and taking us on a journey into the eccentric eras past.

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