Tag Archives: miami

AFROBETA BURNS MIAMI PINK

by C.R. Bauman (pics by karla garcia) Tony Smurphio and Cuci Amador packed their bags and equipment for a trip across the Atlantic for three shows intending to give Europe a taste of some fine Miami-homegrown. What those in attendance for the UK’s Glastonbury Festival, Amsterdam, and Ibiza are in for no one can quite [...]

MORE FROM FL: THE JAMESES

by roko Thanks to some good hometown networking, The guys in Lil Daggers introduced me to another stellar indie band out of South Florida. The Jameses are a trio from West Palm whose debut 7″ includes a hell of a single. Check out their myspace for more songs and band info. They state their influences [...]

LIL DAGGERS FROM MIAMI

by ryan Being a Miami boy myself, it’s really great to see some solid indie bands sprouting and finding success outside of the state. Lil Daggers are the latest to gain some buzz via the blogosphere, popping up on NYCTaper, Rollo and Grady, and Poptarts Suck Toasted. The band just completed a Brooklyn swing which [...]

ART BASEL MIAMI: OHWOW AND JULIA CHIANG

by Marina Garcia-Vasquez [Editor's Note: Quiet Color is extremely pleased to have Marina Garcia-Vasquez reporting on Art Basel from Miami. More of her work can be found on her website Pairs of Chairs] Let’s be honest, I traveled to Miami to support my New York art friends. Art Basel and all the beloved art fairs [...]

QUIET COLOR INTERVIEW: RACHEL GOODRICH

by tatis (pics by yvette labov & heather boone) I’ve been wanting to spotlight Rachel Goodrich for a while now. She’s the strong hold of the Miami indie scene and a relatively hidden treasure. A step ahead of the ukulele phenomenon, she’ll be bringing her unique vocals and charming performances to SXSW this year. This [...]

ARTIST PROFILE: AMANDA VALDES

by flip Miami-born artist Amanda Valdes is gaining steam and critical acclaim across South Florida. She claims music to be one of her largest inspirations as she paints the colorful and sometimes despondant “whores in her head.” Think Nightmare Before Christmas and then imagine Sally having a hot and wild little sister. Valdes’ works usually [...]

NADA ART FAIR JUMP OFF

by ryan s. Entering through the 30,000 square foot lawn dawned with chic hammocks, open bars, and path ways to six sound stages lined with contemporary art from around the world, I knew I was exactly where I needed to be. The opening night preview to the NADA Art Fair did not disappoint. Every space [...]

TOO THIRSTY 4 LOVE

by jaqui saf Quintron & Miss Pussycat delivered their soul blasting-psychedelic-underwater funk for some lucky fools at Churchill’s Pub in Miami last night. The show was the duo’s final stop on their Too Thirsty 4 Love tour, leaving the world temporarily devoid of pre-concert puppet shows. Artist: Quintron Song: Witch in the Club …….

NADA ART & THE NEW MUSEUM BENEFIT IN MIAMI

by ryan s. Art worlds collide at the NADA Art Fair in Miami next week. The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is set for its sixth installment of the internationally renowned event, which will feature works from 88 budding art galleries and 19 different countries. An Opening Night Preview will inaugurate this year’s fair while [...]

MOCALI FASHION THROWS A MINI JAM

by dew cawkis Pop Quiz: What’s the perk of being small time? Answer: You still own the right to your uneducated opinions. I could’ve used my fashion writer last night but she was busy at an airport so I bit the bullet and attended the Mocali cocktail party at Merrick Park in Miami last night. [...]