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    The Murderabilia Controversy: Does Tupac Count?

    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 want...

    @ Rocks Off by Shea Serrano on June 8, 2010 @ 12:15 pm
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    MGMT Phones It In, Leaves It Off The Hook

    ? Here are a few things we learned Monday night at MGMT's show at House of Blues. First off, they are not a "live" band in the grand musical sense of the word. While new album Congratulations is a catchy, odd, fucked-up little sophomore outing, it's ...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on June 8, 2010 @ 11:00 am
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    Hip Hop Honors Doesn't Totally Embarrass The South

    VH1 honored the Dirty South for the 2010 edition of Hip-Hop Honors. We flew out there and sat in on the taping this past weekend. Or we Tivo'd it while we put our kids to bed and then watched it afterwards. One of those is true. Wil...

    @ Rocks Off by Shea Serrano on June 8, 2010 @ 10:00 am
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    Wham! Nu-Metal Band Gets What It Deserves

    Novocelic chalked his mistake up to a tense backstage situation before the performance. Nirvana had argued with MTV about playing "Rape Me," and was pressured to play "Lithium" instead. Also, the band had a backstage fight with Axl Rose over a commen...

    @ Rocks Off by Jef Rouner on June 8, 2010 @ 9:30 am
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    Aussie Anne McCue Seeking Trumpet, Sax For Volcano Gig

    ? Aussie guitarslinger Anne McCue, now a resident of Nashville, has hung around the edges of the U.S. alt-country and blues-rock scenes for years now. However, her third American release, Broken Promise Land, may finally put the slinky blonde firmly ...

    @ Rocks Off by William Michael Smith on June 8, 2010 @ 9:00 am
  • A Case of the Vapours - Islands' Nick Thorburn tries to keep track of his bandmates and their aliases.

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    A Case of the Vapours - Islands' Nick Thorburn tries to keep track of his bandmates and their aliases.

    Nick Thorburn has been through a lot with Islands: regular lineup changes; massive critical and popular acclaim; the disappointment of an ambitious yet poorly received sophomore outing; and return to form with a near-perfect pop gem in last year's Va...

    by Nicholas L. Hall on July 1, 2010
  • Psychedelic Furs

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    Psychedelic Furs

    The Psychedelic Furs are a study in retroactive popularity. They toiled in the punk and new wave underground for years before finding success as the inspiration for a John Hughes movie in 1986. They re-recorded that song ("Pretty in Pink") for the so...

    by O'Brien, Pat on July 1, 2010
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    The Watermarks

    Already seen the Psychedelic Furs? Houston's Watermarks cultivate that same kind of sensual, sunglasses-after-dark modern-rock sound - albeit with synthesizers standing in for saxophones, and both live and electronic drums - and have been lauded by ...

    by Chris Gray on July 1, 2010
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    Thrice

    Over the last decade, no other band from the Screamo Class of 2001 has made as many strides sonically as Thrice. Although early labelmates Thursday carved out their own emotionally cathartic niche, Thrice constantly set the bar for themselves higher ...

    by Craig Hlavaty on July 1, 2010
  • Courtney's Revenge - Nobody's Daughter propels Hole into the 21st century.

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    Courtney's Revenge - Nobody's Daughter propels Hole into the 21st century.

    Room, meet the rhinoplastied elephant in a tutu. To address the new Hole record, Nobody's Daughter, without considering Courtney Love's chaos-prone reputation -- the "Courtney Love Monster," as she recently described it on Twitter -- is to analyze th...

    by Camille Dodero on July 1, 2010
  • Return of the Boomba - Crowd and music are equally animated at Escobar's weekly dubstep night.

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    Return of the Boomba - Crowd and music are equally animated at Escobar's weekly dubstep night.

    Dubstep is a club-friendly genre of music that popped up at the end of the '90s. Suraj Kurian, one of Houston's most prominent figures in the local dubstep scene, describes it as "what Justin Timberlake was doing with [producer] Timbaland, except the...

    by Shea Serrano on July 1, 2010
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    Vans Warped Tour

    Friday, this annual punk-rock summer caravan pulls into northwest Houston for its 15th stop in the Bayou City. You can always expect a sweltering and sweaty good time, as kids come every year to carouse, get heat exhaustion, drink sugary energy drink...

    by Craig Hlavaty on July 1, 2010
  • Kermit Ruffins

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    Kermit Ruffins

    Kermit Ruffins may not be a household name to Houstonians, but he may be the most accomplished New Orleans jazz musician of his generation and he is definitely Crescent City to the core. (He's not a bad cook, either...he named his backing band the Ba...

    by Chris Gray on July 1, 2010
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    Summerfest Short Cuts: Mix Master Mike, Kid Sister, Miniature Tigers, Etc.

    Spain Colored Orange ? Spain Colored Orange: Although technical difficulties with one ticket scanner caused an enormous line of hot and restless festival-goers outside one gate, Spain Colored Orange started its set at 2:05 p.m. on the dot - before...

    @ Rocks Off by Chris Gray on June 7, 2010 @ 5:00 pm
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    Fat Tony, Uh Huh Her, Slim & Bun Beat The Summerfest Heat

    Fat Tony popped up during the Eastern Sea's set as well. ? For years, Aftermath has listened to young people complain about Houston's (supposed) lack of a music scene. He has even been guilty of believing it at times - hey, we were all young once....

    @ Rocks Off by Matthew Keever on June 7, 2010 @ 4:00 pm
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    Neil Young, Fans Will Never Walk Alone

    Neil Young is about to embark on one of the most grizzled and stoic phases of his career, and Houston got its first taste of it on Friday night at Jones Hall. He was loud, he was poignant and every word and note he wrung from his cast of guitars and ...

    @ Rocks Off by Craig Hlavaty on June 7, 2010 @ 3:30 pm
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    Mud And Dreams At Summerfest: A Personal Reflection

    ? Due to a previous commitment to my Houston 48 Hour Film Project team, I missed Summerfest on Saturday, so it was with eager anticipation that I got into my car and started on the trip from my home in Friendswood to Eleanor Tinsley Park. And that...

    @ Rocks Off by John Seaborn Gray on June 7, 2010 @ 2:45 pm
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    Cute Cats Used For Immoral Musical Purposes

    ? Cats. The Internet. Two unstoppable forces that have gone hand in hand over the years in order to brighten the drudgery of office workers across the English-speaking world. Even when MySpace, Facebook, YouTube and other Web sites are blocked by the...

    @ Rocks Off by Jef Rouner on June 7, 2010 @ 2:15 pm
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    listenlisten, Buxton And B L A C K I E Plant A Pitchfork In Montrose

    listenlisten ? Summerfest is a Houston festival in every sense of the word, and should remain a Houston festival in every sense of the word. Sunday afternoon made that fact abundantly clear to anyone there. The city is only now beginning to f...

    @ Rocks Off by Brandon K. Hernsberger on June 7, 2010 @ 1:50 pm
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    Girl Talk + Toilet Paper + Mash-Ups + Balloons = Party!

    ? Aftermath didn't think it was possible to up the ante any more at this year's Summerfest until Girl Talk took the stage Saturday night. In our estimation, it was the biggest and baddest Summerfest party to date. We might even venture to say th...

    @ Rocks Off by Valerie Alberto on June 7, 2010 @ 12:45 pm
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