Sweat the Halls

The holiday season is here and we’ve been stocking Sweat up with all sorts of great gifts and goodies. HUGE thanks to David Tamargo for his great help in whipping this up and Notorious Nastie for starring as our Santa and perfectly illustrating how Sweat can prevent YOU from making a horrible decision. Give your loved ones the gift of good taste…

Here’s our holiday hours:
Noon to 5pm Christmas Eve
CLOSED Christmas to 12/27
Noon to 10pm 12/28-12/30
Noon to 5pm New Years Eve
CLOSED New Years Day

Next Wednesday, December 23rd is our annual Sweat Stocking Stuffer at the shop! It’s just a small intimate event for our friends and fans, with complimentary libations, soy nog and holiday treats, super discounts on CDs and LPs, music, merriment and more. It’ll be from 7pm to 11 so we hope to see you there!

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OMG AIR

In case you missed our tweets about it yesterday…try not to scream out loud but French gods of electronic wonderfulness AIR are really, actually, truly coming down for a show in Miami, for the first time ever!!!!!!

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The always-amazing Rhythm Foundation are bringing them down Saturday, March 13th to the Fillmore Miami Beach.  Tickets go on sale Saturday morning at 10am so set those alarms!

If you’ve never heard of or heard AIR, time to get on it, especially if you like downtempo tunes that seamlessly blend electronic and organic.  Here are a few recommendations of tracks to check out:

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Pre-Basel Shop Parties

It’s Monday and Basel-related festivities are already underway – check out these three early shopping-related options in the Design District.

Tonight is the Jewelry Salon at NDS, a wearable art event at local designer Nektar De Stagni‘s shop!  Come check out limited jewelry pieces by Miami artists like Hernan Bas, Cristina Lei Rodriguez, Martin Oppel and more. Starts at 7pm at 155 NE 38th St, Suite 102

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Tuesday evening, Miami’s purveyors of art and magical plushes FriendsWithYou invite you to “Shop Happy” at the grand opening of their new flagship boutique!

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Local Music Debut: JESP’s “Heart Rhythm”

Time to welcome another great local release: JESP is the solo alter-ego of musician Joseph Espinoza, former lead singer of the late Miami band Outereach, and we’re debuting his brand new record right here! JESP’s first full-length album “Heart Rhythm” is straight-ahead electronic pop with a definite retro-rock slant, aptly described by the New Times …

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