Lauren Warhol Caldwell never intended to stay in Gainesville after she moved from New York for UF’s master’s program in the 90s.
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The spirit that drove Gainesville — the former punk hotspot of Florida — to its local prominence transmuted. Embracing its resourcefulness by any means necessary, it did not lose its decentralized creative community after the ‘90s. It thrives in the form of DIY artists and venues.
It started as a wedding gift for her friends: a ballad about love persevering through thick and thin. After four years, Maggie Clifford’s song is a statement about community support and mutualistic care.
When the Hardback Cafe first closed down in January 1999, a crowd of passionate patrons gathered for a two-day concert featuring 26 bands. Images of broken windows, fire-breathing anarchists and police officers on horses painted a picture for many to remember — and many others to hear stories about.
Across from Satchel’s Pizza, inside a Storage Zone lot, the local DIY music scene came together Friday night.
It’s 2019, and reggaeton’s latest trailblazer, Bad Bunny, is continuously on the rise when he drops summer embodiment hit “Callaita.” The catchy, lush track expresses the care-free spirit of a young woman in her 20’s: thriving, enjoying life, and finding herself. As it quickly ascended into one of the singers’ biggest hits to date, the pop-reggaeton summer anthem defined Summer 2019. While not included in any of his full-length albums until now, the track developed a cult following.
On a regular night, High Dive hosts a familiar performance to Gainesville’s live music scene: four dudes with guitars playing do-it-yourself indie pop-rock.
In the intersection between a gay club and an underground rave, hyperpop is quickly finding its place in the local nightlife scene.
Amidst the biggest music festival in Gainesville, a contrarian two-day event showcased the edgier side of the local music scene in one of the city’s legendary venues.
Walking into The Wooly felt like entering a colorful smoke cloud vibrating with pounding metallic beats. Inside, a sense of community and celebration filled the room.
Welcoming every body: UF Trans Health + Wellness Initiative partners with RecSports to provide students with 'Gym 101'
The gym can be intimidating at first, especially for queer students confronted with gendered spaces. So UF’s Trans Health + Wellness Initiative tries to make it easier.
Conversations in friends’ living rooms, months of relationship complications and a two-minute-and-fifty-two-second voice memo inspired Lady Laz’s debut single.
Gainesville rapper Azazus embraces anime in new single
El salón de baile Rion de Reitz dio la bienvenida a una noche de celebraciones culturales cuando el Mes de la Hispanidad de UF comenzó el jueves.
The Reitz’s Rion Ballroom welcomed an evening of cultural celebrations as UF’s Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Thursday.
Lady Gaga’s "Dawn of Chromatica" feels to 2021 like "The Fame," her debut album, felt to 2008 — it takes the current state of pop to the edge.
Between dorm room demos and shows across the state, Twin Suns have spent the past two years finding their voice. In their newest EP, it emerges fully formed
Marina Sachs saw sobriety as an experiment, and art came as a byproduct.
El 14 de febrero es un día que muchos celebraran con queridos o amigos, y deberías chequear estos restaurantes latinos que estarán abiertos este día de San Valentín.