Last week, New Times Broward wrote a cool piece on FTL’s Radio Active Records that gives love to Sweat and to Backbone Music in Delray, check it out: “Wait: Local Indie Music Stores Actually Grow“
And now the breaking news in chronological order:
—Miami’s first edition of Hip Hop Karaoke is all set to drop Sunday, August 26th at Purdy Lounge!! Keep your eyes peeled to the local press for more tidbits about it…
—Saturday, September 1st, Sweat and Circa Saturdays are psyched to have a special guest DJ set from Sydney, Australia’s BANG GANG DJs (Modular Records)!! Fans of 2ManyDJs, GirlTalk and the like will love these guy’s mashed-up electro party jams… and like all Saturdays at Circa28, it’s FREE!!
—Lots of new music in at Sweat!! Restocks and new releases from Interpol, Spoon, Feist, El-P, Okkervil River, Blonde Redhead, RZA, Amy Winehouse, Luke Vibert, Justice, St. Vincent, MF Doom, Panda Bear, Gogol Bordello, The Budos Band, Prince, The Beastie Boys, Von Sudenfed, Bjork, UNKLE and more.
and last but not least…
—Ohhh snap, break out the warpaint and sweatpants!!!! There’s going to be an actual AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC show Thursday, September 13th at Studio A!! We’re super excited, they’re going to kick out all the old skool ANR jams. Full info soon.
We wish everyone a great weekend and hope you all are dealing with the heat OK. Remember: wear less clothing and eat lots of popsicles…
Lolo + the Sweat crew
P.S. Toy freaks!! Check out all the upcoming events and trading parties going on at Pink Ghost’s new events page: Pink Ghost Events
UPCOMING EVENT GOODNESS LIKE WHAAAT:
(If your event is not in here send one email to lolo [at] sweatrecordsmiami [dot] com with all the info. It’s that simple…)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ JAZID: The SPAM ALL-STARS perform live!! $10 cover, 11pm. 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. www.jazid.net
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ CIRCA28: Downstairs – CAR BOOT SOUL – one night of seriously hellified, futuristic space funk, afro-latin, post-disco, classics and assorted deep soul music with the dhm/Aquabooty crew!! Upstairs – House Party with Electric Porkchop and friends – Santiago Cevallos, Mr. Brown, Pete Kirill, and DJ Way. 10pm, no cover, 21+. 2826 N. Miami Ave. www.circa28.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ THE STANDARD: DJ Oly and guests start your weekend off right spinning an eclectic mix in the bar room!! Plus snacks, drink specials and more. 8pm to midnight, no cover. 40 Island Ave. (on the Venetian Causeway) www.standardhotel.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ STUDIO A: THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE live with The Start and The Righteous Devices. 8pm, $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ DRAKES: Faded Sound, Space Station 5, Midnight Morning, Brand Name Punk and SadSexyStupid live!! 3pm, $10, 13754 SW 88th St.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ PS14: WVUM and Loop present COBRA KAI (live DJ set) plus residents Contra, Matt Cash and surprise guests. Doors at 10pm, $10 cover, 18+. www.ps14.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays!! One of Miami’s best dance parties – no cover, no guestlist, just GOOD TIMES!! Lolo will do a special guest DJ set downstairs, and the Circa Saturdays residents – Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay – spin all your favorite music to dance and chill to. Doors at 10pm, 21+, 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th @ STUDIO A: Subversive, Republic and Studio A present FLOSSTRADAMUS, Kid Sister, Phase Rock and Kleve with DJs Pauly Crush and Jessica Who? Doors at 10pm, 18+, $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th @ PS14: WVUM presents Captain Ahab, Doormouse, Finesse and Runway and Ramburglar, live!! Plus DJ sets by Doormouse, The Deuce Crew and Alex Caso. 28 NE 14th St. www.ps14.com
MONDAY, AUGUST 20th @ CULTURE ROOM: MADELYN live with The Mission Veo, Upper Class Trash, Easton and The Projects. Doors at 7pm, tickets $5-10 at the door. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net
MONDAY, AUGUST 20th @ LOVEHATE: Check out The Lonely Hearts Club, hosted by Mr. Misery and The Colonel. Edwin Adams and Mr. Brown kick it ooold skool spinning jazz, blues, soul, hip hop and beyond. Doors at 9pm, 423 Washington Ave.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21st @ JAZID: Check out the hot new weekly party THE ATTIC. Resident DJs Jonathan, Ray Milian, Edgar Rojas and guests, plus rotating artwork and live installations, and free vodka 11-12. No cover, 11pm to 5am, 21+. 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. www.myspace.com/theatticmiami
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21st @ AMENDMENT XXI: The one and only JESSE JACKSON performs weekly at Amendment XXI. It’s free, so have some drinks and enjoy one of Miami’s finest musicians. Jesse goes on at 10.30. 190 NE 46th St. myspace.com/jessejackson
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21st @ PURDY LOUNGE: Check out ON_TOP TUESDAYS with DJ Matt Cash and guests spinning underground electronic beats. Drinks specials and more, 21+, no cover. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach. myspace.com/on_top_tuesdays
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21st @ PS14: Spiderpussy presents a live performance by AKA along with residents Carlos Llanos and The Deuce Crew. No cover, doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St. clubspiderpussy.wordpress.com
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents SOUND THE ALARM live with Tyler Read. 8pm, $8. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ CHURCHILL’S: Check out Raffa and Rainer’s new weekly acoustic showcase – CAN YOU ROCK A LITTLE SOFTER? Each week check out local and national featured acts from 9.30 to midnight, with an hour of open mic before and after. It also deliciously coincides with Curry Night at Churchill’s so come hungry!! This week’s acts are Jesse Jackson, Shawn Snyder, Patty and Devin’s Folk Extravaganza (Cassette/Atomisk Records). Only $5 cover, doors at 8.30pm, curry ’til 10, music ends at 1!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave. myspace.com/cyrals
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ JAZID: Check out GRAND GROOVE… Funk, hip-hop, soul and rare grooves provided by DJs Mr. Brown, Sire Esq., Lumin, Kems and guests. No cover + weekly drink specials! 10pm to 3am, 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd @ STUDIO A: Honor Roll presents JOHN HANCOCK ANR, Cassette, The Down Home Southernaires, and Clock Hands Strangle live!! Doors at 9pm, $5. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd @ BOOKS AND BOOKS CORAL GABLES: Author Lesley Arfin reads and signs her new book “Dear Diary” (VICE Books) which started as a column in VICE magazine. 8pm, 265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables. www.booksandbooks.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd @ AMENDMENT XXI: Humanoids, check out ROBOT ROCK!! A new weekly party playing rock you can dance to, with DJs Ray Milian and Asimov, special guests, and your host 0101001001111001!! Plus pool table, full kitchen, drink specials and more. 10pm to 3am, 21+, no cover. 190 NE 46th St. myspace.com/robot_rock_miami
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd @ THE POORHOUSE: For a solid good time in the 954, check out ADD ADAPTER Thursdays at The Poorhouse. DJs Cabello, Mitzie and special guests spin mish mash and what nots… 10pm. 110 SW 3rd Ave. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd @ LOVEHATE: The Money Shot party moves to LoveHate with DJs Tom Laroc and DJ Contra. 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. For more info email email@example.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays!! One of Miami’s best dance parties – no cover, no guestlist, just GOOD TIMES!! This week’s guest DJ is MARGOT (Vibrator Wednesdays) visiting from Chi-Town to rock the decks at Circa!! Plus, the Circa Saturdays residents – Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay – spin all your favorite music to dance and chill to. Doors at 10pm, 21+, 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th @ UPPER EAST SIDE GARDEN: It’s a soul-tinged “FM” party in the Garden with special guest DJs THE HISS along with Adam and Speck of the Flying Gerstini Bros. and Plot, the Honorary Gerstini… $10 cover gets you free Peroni, rum, snow cones and energy drinks… 6-11pm, 7244 Biscayne Blvd. www.uppereastsidegarden.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25th @ RAG*TRADE: Check out the Rag*Trade SUPER SALE!! Get 10% off your entire purchase plus many items will be reduced. Free snacks and wine!! 8-11pm, 4600 NE 2nd Ave. #6 www.myspace.com/ragtradeco
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26th @ PURDY LOUNGE: Sweat Records, I Am Your Villain and Chocolate Sundays present the Miami jump-off of HIP HOP KARAOKE!! DJs Doormouse and Induce spin instrumentals while YOU drop the rhymes. Hosted by A/V (NYC). Sign-up is from 10-12, free Colt45 during sign-up, karaoke starts at midnight. No cover, 21+. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach. www.myspace.com/hhkmia
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th @ PS14: Spiderpussy presents a live performance by HAHAHELP!! Plus, resident DJs Carlos Llanos and The Deuce Crew. No cover, doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St. clubspiderpussy.wordpress.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30th @ PS14: Fabrika presents the official CD listening party for “La Radiolina” – the long-awaited new album from MANU CHAO!! Expect goodies, posters, etc. and live sets by Minimal, Tango36 and Nimencia. 10pm no cover until 11pm, 18+. 28 NE 14th St. www.fabrikalink.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31st @ STUDIO A: Mel T presents ANKLA, Metal Reign, Kalakai and Ekotren – live. 18+, doors at 7pm, $10. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays is proud to present a special guest DJ set by the BANG GANG DJs (Modular Records)!! All the way from Sydney, Australia, these guys have been rocking parties for years and touring with the likes of 2ManyDJs, Cut Copy and beyond!! Plus, the Circa Saturdays residents – Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay – spin all your favorite music to dance and chill to. Doors at 10pm, 21+, no cover. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st @ STUDIO A: “Just Got Back From Amsterdam!” – Music Is A Weapon album release party with Humbert, Dead Beat Dad, Boy Prostitute, DJ Joey Tiger and the I Don’t Know reunion party. 18+, $6, doors at 8pm. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd @ CIRCA28: Blissful Frequencies presents the CD release party for RABBIT IN A HAT!! Check out performances by them, Raffa & Rainer, Rachel Goodrich and Minimal… Doors at 8pm. 2826 N Miami Ave. myspace.com/blissfulfrequencies
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: The Roll Out party’s gone MONTHLY!! Roll on up to Gold Coast on the first Tuesday of every month to hear DJs Lolo, Hottpants and guests spin classic skate jams and new-skool favorites. Plus: movies, full bar, arcade games, nachos, neon lights and everything you’d ever want from a cheesy roller rink!! 8pm to midnight only, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th @ REVOLUTION: Omg… go see THE RENTALS live!! Aaahhhh… Opening bands are Copeland and goldenboy. All ages, $18, doors at 6.30pm. 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th @ HAROLD GOLEN GALLERY: Come check out the inaugural exhibition of the swanky new Harold Golen Gallery!! The new 4,000 sq. ft. space is the new project of Golen, former owner of the amazing POP store on Washington Ave. and will showcase emerging and established pop surrealist artists. The first group show features Ron English, Liz McGrath, Dalek, Erik Joyner, Isabel Samaras, and many others from around the globe… Opening reception is 7-11pm. 2921 NW 6th Ave. www.haroldgolengallery.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th @ PS14: STATE OF THE ART – RAWKUS EDITION featuring live music by ArtOfficial, L.E.G.A.C.Y., Dynas, Protoman, and Dutchmassive, live art by Nfromero, Goop!, Diana Paez and Neranian Venom, and DJs Slopfunkdust, Stravinsky and Salami Fingaz. Cover is $7, doors at 10pm, 18+. 28 NE 14th St. www.artofficialmusic.net
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th @ STUDIO A: TIGERCITY (NYC) live with Stylofone. 8pm, $10. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th @ PS14: Miamigluethousandseven, Movie Boy and I Am Your Villain present THE WHATEVER JAM, hosted by Florida Scribble Jam champ Parable, with all proceeds going to benefit Miami’s homeless!! Featuring Ash, Boy Prostitute, Jose El Rey, Capsule, Jacuzzi Boys, Electric Bunnies, DS363 and Salami Fingaz. Pancakes and prizes all night… 28 NE 14th St.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th @ FIU SOUTH, GRAHAM CENTER ART GALLERY: The Fine Arts Student Association (FASA) presents “RE-EMERGENCE”, a summer student exhibition. Reception is at 6.30pm and there will be complimentary drinks and food. 11200 SW 8th St. Miami. For directions call 305.348.2000.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th @ STUDIO A: Witness now the return of AWESOME NEW REPUBLIC – live!! Full info soon… www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th @ CHE SOPRANOS: EveInterrupted.com presents SHE’S STRANGE, another all-girl art party!! See art by Cristy C. Road, Helena Garcia, Tatiana Suarez and Erin Odea, plus a live performance by Citizen Jane, DJ Madame Turk, and skateboard art by Tanya Manfrediz. 9pm to 2am, 7251 Biscayne Blvd. www.eveinterrupted.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th @ STUDIO A: Check out UK punk band SUBHUMANS live with World/Inferno Friendship Society, Libyan Hit Squad and No Peace At All. 7pm, $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th @ REVOLUTION: Perry Farrell’s SATELLITE PARTY live in concert plus guests Mink. 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th @ BANK UNITED CENTER: INTERPOL live with opening act THE LIARS!! 7.30pm. Tickets $28.50 available via Ticketmaster. 1245 Dauer Dr. Coral Gables.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th + WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th @ THE THEATRE (WPB): Fantasma presents HENRY ROLLINS on his “PROVOKED” tour!! Both shows are at 8pm, tickets available via Ticketmaster. The Theatre – 854 Conniston Rd. West Palm Beach, FL 33405
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th @ STUDIO A: STRUNG OUT live with Evergreen Terrace and I Am Ghost. 7pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th @ STUDIO A: THE SLACKERS live!! 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th @ CULTURE ROOM: APPLES IN STEREO live!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $14.99 via TicketMaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th @ RAG*TRADE: Rag*Trade is proud to present another KRAFTWORKS event!! Full info soon… myspace.com/ragtradeco
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th @ STUDIO A: Check out a live performance by ASSEMBLAGE 23 with special guests Retractor, Cyanide Regime and DJs Nemesis, 16Bit and Tek-2. After party presented by DV8 Events!! 9pm, 18+, $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1st @ REVOLUTION: RILO KILEY live with Grand Ole Party and Art In Manila! 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th @ OLD SCHOOL SQUARE: STITCH ROCK is an indie craft fair and bazaar bringing back old school crafting techniques with new school flair!! Full of handmade crafts and unique products like knitted cupcakes, hand painted purses, yummy bath and body goodies, hot rod paintings, pin up photography, and much more. Skip the mall, support indie businesses!! Door prizes, music, food and drinks, and free swag bags for the first 100 people. 12pm to 6pm, $3, all ages. 51 N Swinton Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444. www.rockthestitch.com
MONDAY, OCTOBER 15th @ CULTURE ROOM: MINUS THE BEAR live with The Helio Sequence!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $16 via TicketMaster or $18 at the door. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd @ CULTURE ROOM: REVEREND HORTON HEAT, HANK III, and NASHVILLE PUSSY live!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $25 through TicketMaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10th @ STUDIO A: AESOP ROCK (Definitive Jux) live with Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz, BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW, and BLOCKHEAD with DJ Signify!! 8pm, $18. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th @ CULTURE ROOM: TEGAN AND SARA live with Northern State!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $19.99 via TicketMaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st @ CIRCA28: Lolo + Sweat Records present the *FIFTH* ANNUAL 80s PROM!! No school or work the next day for Thanksgiving!! Keep your calendars clear…
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st @ KRAVIS CENTER (WPB): TORI AMOS performs live!! 8pm, tickets $40.50-$62.50 via Ticketmaster. 701 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach.
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Evening: 305.758.5862 ext.5