Category Archives: Florida Music News

Florida musician Jeff Snow needs your help … for a very good cause

I don’t know Jeff Snow, but I’m betting more than a few of you do. The Lake Worth drummer has played in the past with the likes of Mike Dunn & the Kings of New England and John Ralston, and as opposed to the … Continue reading

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Grab a free comp from So. Fla label Livid Records

A little out of our jurisdiction, but worth grabbing (for free!). The folks down at Livid Records in Boca have put together a fine, 25-track compilation of bands on their roster, and it’s a doozy. In addition to Orlando faves like Miami’s Lil … Continue reading

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New Granada’s SXSW showcase featured on the front page of the festival’s site

  Well, well, well. It looks like Tampa’s New Granada Records is gonna be doing pretty well for themselves out in Austin in a couple of weeks. The label’s official South By Southwest showcase – a Florida extravaganza featuring the Pauses(Orlando), Sunbears! (Jacksonville), Sleepy Vikings (Tampa), King of Spain(Tampa), New Roman … Continue reading

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HEY BANDS: Submit a track for a comp to be distributed to Florida show promoters

  Local show promoter Kyle Raker (Norse Korea, Will’s Pub) is putting together a compilation of (good) (and interesting) (and not douchey) local bands, as part of an effort to, as he says, “start working more with promoters around the state.” The … Continue reading

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Download a free sampler of all the Florida bands playing New Granada’s SXSW label showcase

Florida-tastic music from Tampa label New Granada, who have put together a mighty fine slate for their South By Southwest showcase, with Sunbears, Sleepy Vikings, New Roman Times, the Pauses, King of Spain, and Venice is Sinking. Check out this great 12-track … Continue reading

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Total Bummer fest 2011 to be in Tallahassee; lineup announced

After a pretty successful 2010 edition in Gainesville, the noise/lo-fi-friendly Total Bummer festival is moving to Tallahassee for its 2011 iteration. The lineup for the fest – being held March 25-27 – is looking good so far; 60+ artists are supposed to … Continue reading

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Say a fond, rocking, and maybe even slightly drunk farewell to Vinyl Fever

In a turn of events that must be sending constant shivers of terror down the spines of Park Ave CDs employees, Tampa’s long-running and beloved Vinyl Fever is closing. The store announced back in December that it would be closing its doors at the … Continue reading

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