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    Inanimate Objects

    The Inanimate Objects may be new to us, but they're hardly new. Like first-wave stalwarts the Hates, the local trio has been around since the early '80s, when they opened for Hsker D, San Francisco's Los Microwaves and Pearland's The Judy's at long...

    by Chris Gray on October 7, 2010
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    School of Seven Bells

    Atmospheric pop trio School of Seven Bells - identical twins Claudia and Alejandra Deheza, plus guitarist Benjamin Curtis, formerly of ex-Dallas prog-rock outfit Secret Machines - released debut Alpinisms in 2008. It was a ghostly wisp of music, and ...

    by Erin K. Thompson on October 7, 2010
  • Blitzen Trapper

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    Blitzen Trapper

    Lady Liberty should adorn Blitzen Trapper's album covers, and so should this remixed inscription: Give us your old, tired genres yearning to breathe anew. The Portland sextet has been quilting together hard-to-pigeonhole blends of American music for ...

    by Chris Parker on October 7, 2010
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    Accept, King's X

    If you are planning on coming to see lil' Udo Dirkschneider at the helm of Accept to sing hit single "Balls To the Wall" Wednesday, you are plum out of luck. The diminutive Teutonic terror left the band a while back and is not participating in any ne...

    by Craig Hlavaty on October 7, 2010
  • Who Is Edward Sharpe? - Just another messianic porn star trying to save mankind...

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    Who Is Edward Sharpe? - Just another messianic porn star trying to save mankind...

    As the only 10-piece evangelical rock tribe in the history of the universe to publicly arouse the curiosity of Jay-Z, Beyonc Knowles and the assorted occupants of the couple's four-Escalade entourage, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes have some ...

    by Craig Outhier on October 7, 2010
  • Tailgating in Midtown - A trendy Everyman bar? Can that even happen?

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    Tailgating in Midtown - A trendy Everyman bar? Can that even happen?

    From afar, beer pong looks like an absolutely unnecessary activity. But up close? Man, watching people play the regular beer-pong tournaments at Christian's Tailgate (2000 Bagby), it's... it's... actually, we suppose up close it's unnecessary too. ...

    by Shea Serrano on October 7, 2010
  • This Is Happening - Is LCD Soundsystem's party over on its latest — and perhaps last — album?

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    This Is Happening - Is LCD Soundsystem's party over on its latest — and perhaps last — album?

    Being misunderstood is a career hazard when your career involves being the front man and principal songwriter for LCD Soundsystem. But even James Murphy seemed taken aback when, a week after the Internet debut of "Drunk Girls," the first single off h...

    by Zach Baron on October 7, 2010
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    Rocks Off's 10 Favorite Family Bands

    Rock history is full of family bands: The Carpenters, the Carter Family, the Louvin Brothers, The Osmonds, the brothers Gibb, plus tons others all bonded by blood. Yes, even the Jonas kids, who contrary to popular belief, weren't born in a Disney-own...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on September 22, 2010 @ 6:15 pm
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    Drive-By Truckers: Hard At Work And Loving Hall & Oates

    UPDATE: 6 p.m.: The contest is over. Thanks for playing! Danny Clinch Grand Funk Railroad may have got there first, but Drive-By Truckers are an American band. If not for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, for whom the Truckers opened the Mid...

    @ Rocks Off by Chris Gray on September 22, 2010 @ 5:20 pm
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    The Houston Sound Maps Our "No Zoning" Music Scene

    The John Evans Band in Market Square Park What is the Houston Sound? Until recently, it was a trick question. Although Houston has produced too many distinguished artists to name across a wide variety of genres from blues, country and jazz to psyc...

    @ Rocks Off by Chris Gray on September 22, 2010 @ 3:20 pm
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    What Does A Local Record Deal Really Mean Nowadays?

    Right now, Houston is seeing a tremendous upswell in record labels and management companies willing to gather together the cream of the city's musical talent and try to turn them into, well... real rock stars. But suppose you do manage to sign on the...

    @ Rocks Off by Jef Rouner on September 22, 2010 @ 1:30 pm
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    Twenty Eleven: Houston's Answer To B.o.B.?

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheas...

    @ Rocks Off by Shea Serrano on September 22, 2010 @ 12:30 pm
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    Scott Weiland: Five Great Onstage Meltdowns Before His

    For more images from Sunday's ill-fated show, see our slideshow here. As most of the continental U.S. knows by now, Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland (above) had some... issues... at the band's Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion show Sunday...

    @ Rocks Off by John Seaborn Gray on September 22, 2010 @ 11:15 am
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    Last Night: Smashing Pumpkins At Warehouse Live

    Smashing Pumpkins Warehouse Live September 21, 2010 See photos from last night's jam-packed show. Tuesday night's nearly sold-out Smashing Pumpkins set at Warehouse Live should have been a greatest-hits affair, at least in the eyes of most people w...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on September 22, 2010 @ 10:00 am
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    Anti-Scene: Marching-Band Nerds Turned Enlightened Metallers

    It's a well-known fact that most band names are essentially gobbledygook, but here at Rocks Off, we're trying hard to decode Houston's oddest monikers in order to find a little meaning. "Scene" is a loaded word. To be part of one is to no...

    @ Rocks Off by Jef Rouner on September 22, 2010 @ 9:00 am
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    We Have Glitchville In Our Rear-View Mirror

    ? We're back -- our long national nightmare of not being able to post has ended. It was a dark, empty time, but the thing is we got through it together.

    @ Rocks Off by Richard Connelly on September 21, 2010 @ 7:12 pm
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    Will Concert Craziness Continue At Smashing Pumpkins?

    A quick word on that: Even if someone appears drunk or somehow "lifted" in any way to us, there's no way for us to substantiate that short of watching him partake firsthand or partaking with him. We obviously didn't, because we were sitting there wai...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on September 21, 2010 @ 3:30 pm
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    Mia Kat Is Building A Scene, Not An Empire

    No man believes more in the possibly that such an audiotastic Shangri-La is possible right here and now in Houston than Matt Ellis, president of Mia Kat Empire Records. "I've always been inspired by scenes such as D.C., Seattle, Olympia, and Athe...

    @ Rocks Off by Jef Rouner on September 21, 2010 @ 2:30 pm
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    Billy Corgan: Still A Smashing Pumpkin, But No Shrinking Violet

    A couple of weeks back, Rocks Off spoke with the Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan for our print edition about the state of the music world, who excites him now and the indie-rock "shell game." The initial interview was only scheduled for 15 minutes bu...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on September 21, 2010 @ 1:30 pm
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    A Deep Discussion Of Thug Life With Thugz Of Normandy

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wa...

    @ Rocks Off by Shea Serrano on September 21, 2010 @ 12:30 pm
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