Helena Garcia Paints The Vagabond This Thursday

The extremely talented HELENA GARCIA is the next artist to re-envision The Vagabond back gate in Shake’s Monthly Mural Series. Find her Thursday, January 20th painting live to the sounds of SENSITIVE SIDE and our guest CHUCK LIVID playing a “Livid Records Punk Rock Backyard Battle Royale” set. Inside we (((SHAKE))) it to the ground …

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LA Rock Duo NO AGE Live In Miami Tonight (+ After-Party Info!)

Tonight at Grand Central (697 N Miami Ave) we’ve teamed up with New Art School to bring LA’s NO AGE (Sub Pop Records) back for a proper Miami show and tour stop! These guys slayed Sweatstock and have since dropped Everything In Between, an excellent, progressive album that made a ton of critics’ year-end lists …

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of Montreal Winnah

Congrats to CB, lucky commenter #18 who won the pair of ticket to see of Montreal tonight at Revolution! Thanks to all who entered, tickets are still available here for $33.25 with all fees included.  Stay tuned right here and to our Facebook or Twitter for more giveaways coming up!

Waffle Party This Sunday at Sweat!

This Sunday afternoon at Sweat we’re excited to bring you another lovely brunchtime WAFFLE PARTY! For just $6 get a huge, made-to-order vegan Belgian waffle and access to our full topping bar featuring deliciousness like REAL maple syrup, fresh strawberries, raspberries, mango, blueberries and bananas, organic walnuts, dark chocolate chips, soy or rice whipped cream …

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THIS JUST IN: New Local Releases

As we amass inventory for our soon-to-be-launched local webstore, we’re coming into contact with more and more ridiculously fantastic releases from South Florida artists. Check out some of the highlights below. P.S. If you’d like Sweat to carry your band’s merch (online and/or in the store) contact info@sweatrecordsmiami.com

Floor – Sight and Seen DVD

This new 2 disc collection commemorates the recent Floor reunion tour, which featured all three lineups of the near-mythological, Florida-based sludge unit. Disc 1 features footage from their two night engagement at Atlanta’s EARL, as well as a 20 minute mini-doc on the various eras of the band. Disc 2 is a fully loaded data disc (you put it in your computer) with extensive outtakes, archival footage and much more. This collection is a must-have for any and all fans of the almighty Floor.

More new local releases after the jump

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Get Sick With Manchester’s Virus Syndicate

The Vagabond promises to be so ill Thursday, January 13th when VIRUS SYNDICATE. infects Miami! The crew consists of 3 MCs (GOLDFINGER, JSD and NIKA) and their Producer/DJ MRK1. They’re coming our way from Manchester, UK with their infectious dubstep/grime/hip hop sound. JUAN BASSHEAD, WRECK, ASHWORTH, J DEAN, MC JUMANJI + THE NOMEwill be backing …

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Win Some CAKE

Sacramento rock band CAKE are celebrating 20 years of music with a new tour and album.  Showroom of Compassion came out this week and you can stream the whole thing online right here. Cake are playing this Saturday night at the very cool Sunset Cove Amphiteather in Broward and you can win a pair of …

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