Rix Rex

Miami’s 2020 III Points Music Festival Announced Eclectic, Star-Studded Lineup

III Points Music Festival of the Isotropic Stage, photo by @adiadinayev

The seventh installment of Miami’s III Points music festival wowed fans with the release of this year’s lineup last week. After a very successful 2019 festival with performances by  Grammy-winning Tyler, the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu, SZA, James Blake and Beach House, organizers have again outdone themselves with another star-studded lineup, now jam packed into two days. Previously held over three days and in February, the festival will now take place May 1-2 and include headliners the Strokes, Robyn, Wu-Tang Clan, Disclosure, Kaytranada, Caribou and many more. With being many of the featured artists’ only Florida performances, this will …

Read More »

Review in Photos: Wavves + Joyce Manor at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

California bands Wavves and Joyce Manor stopped by the first coast mid way through their North American tour, playing to an eager crowd at the on Friday, November 3rd. SoCal rock will forever and always be present in the music industry. There’s always been this intangible idea of a California paradise for musicians to relay to their listeners. Southern California music is a way of life for some people and a dream to be achieved for others. Wavves combines a mixture of punk, garage rock, and pop to create the soundtrack for life of SoCal guttersnipes. Boredom, drugs, babes, and …

Read More »

III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival Recap

Madlib, Photo by Adinayev, III Points Festival, Miami

III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival in Miami has another unforgettable, record-breaking year. For the fifth year in a row, III Points exhibited exponential growth in both the quality of artists, and the quantity of fans; selling out of tickets for 2017. Just like last year, hurricanes are acted as small speed bumps for the festival. But these storms cannot compete with the strong forces instilled in the people of Miami and III Points. Headlining the festival were Gorillaz for their first time in Miami, and their only show in Florida. Damon Albarn and the group provided a truly …

Read More »

Preview: III Points Music, Art, & Technology Festival in Miami

III Points Festival, Photo by Adinayev

III Points Music, Art, and Technology Festival will be held at Mana Wynwood in Miami, FL, October 13-15, 2017 As if seeing Gorillaz in their first and only Florida performance wasn’t enticing enough, III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival has over 100 amazing artists on the lineup, making it set to be one of this year’s best music festivals. You now have less than three weeks to start planing your road trip to Miami for this amazing festival from October 13th to the 15th. Once again, festival organizers have topped previous years with another great line up that transcends …

Read More »

Rob Roy’s Sundry Styles of Hip Hop and R&B

Jacksonville-born rapper Rob Roy (or Robert Raimon Roy, if you prefer) has continually expanded on his diverse style over the past 10 years, constantly refining his sound. A refinement, that Roy believes, is never finished. As an artist grows and changes, so must the art they make change to reflect their current self. Spanning his musical career, Roy’s style and sound has delved into hip hop, R&B, trap, soul, experimental, and many other genres, all of which reflect on his progression as an artist. Most recently, Rob Roy’s 2016 release, Johnny, is a mix of everything that has come before …

Read More »

Twinki : Can Jacksonville’s Music Scene Save Itself?

After 15 years in Jacksonville, drag queen rapper Twinki, aka , has packed up and moved to New Orleans, LA, to explore greater opportunities. Twinki explains that both the reserved nature of Jacksonville and the lack of places to perform, attributed to the move to New Orleans. Time after time, this seems to be an all-too-common problem for local artists who eventually leave the city to pursue their craft. Cochrane explains, “I love the people, but the city is just too conservative for me as an artist. I felt very limited by the small amount of venues that I could …

Read More »

#EUMixtapes 2: The Election Mix

EUMixtapes Jacksonville, Florida

  The Election Mix With Election Day a mere 8 days away, we’ve got a mix to get you in that ‘fulfilling-my-civic-duty-in-a-functioning-democracy’ kind of mood! As a kind of history of this election cycle’s highs and lows, this mix will pay homage to everything from to the Trump tape, Clinton’s emails, dismantling President Bill Clinton’s legacy, feelin’ the Bern, to having the first female candidate of a major US political party. This playlist is best enjoyed either while reading your sample ballot, on your way to your voting station, or celebrating on November 9 that this hell is finally over. …

Read More »

#EUMixtapes 1: Florida meets Belgium

#eumixtapes, morgan henley, Ricardo Maldonado, EU Jacksonville, Mix Tape, Playlist

  Side 1: The Belgian Mix To inaugurate our mixtape series, I thought it would only be appropriate to make one that introduced myself a bit, which is why I bring you Mix 1: The Belgian Mixtape. Despite writing for EU jacksonville for over ten years now, in July I decided that one EU in my life was not enough, and now I find myself living and working in Brussels, Belgium, the home of the other EU, the European Union. So this mix is a curated selection of music from Belgium, best enjoyed with all things Belgian- decadent chocolate, fries …

Read More »

Against All Odds, III Points Music, Arts, and Tech Festival Has Another Amazing Year

Not without its bumps and hiccups, festival and its organizers were able to produce another unforgettable festival this past weekend. In an amazing feat following , III Points organizers were able to build and create the outdoor sets and stages all on Friday afternoon, not without scrambling to get everything together. Once inside the festival, attendees were able to navigate a mini maze of shipping containers in the outdoor area to find the stages, art installations, and even stumble into other worlds with the Vaporwave area, Sunset @ Noon, and a trip to the red planet with Mars 2030, a …

Read More »

EU Jax is Heading to Miami for III Points Music, Arts, & Tech Festival and Here is Why You Should Too!

iii points festival, miami, wynwood, LCD Soundsystem, M83, Method Man, Thievery Corporation

For the fourth year in a row, Miami’s will host III Points Music, Art, and Tech Festival on October 7, 8, and 9, 2016. This three day festival combines international and local artists for an all encompassing event of concerts, art exhibits, parties, panels, discussions, and more. This year, headlining the festival is the recently reunited LCD Soundsystem, Thievery Corporation, and M83. Other major artists include Vince Staples, Flying Lotus, Earl Sweatshirt, Method Man & Red Man,Thee Oh Sees, Dixon, Flight Facilities, and countless others. For many of these artists, LCD Soundsystem included, III Points is their only show in Florida, …

Read More »