What Made Milwaukee Famous
Fitzgerald's, January 25
What Made Milwaukee Famous have been plying their melodic, emotionally fraught brand of indie-rock for a decade now, appearing on Austin City Limits (the festival and the TV show) and releasing a pair of albums on Seattle indie Barsuk. The brand-n ... More >>
Bagheera's Aidan Kennedy has opened for M83's Anthony Gonzalez in Austin and warmed up the crowd before a Halloween 2012 Ghostland Observatory gig at Warehouse Live. Now, his group takes on the Houston Press' Artopia party.
Bang Bangz: A Rare Houston Band Brimming With Mystery
When Kenne ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen is currently in the middle of a world tour with E Street Band, their first without saxophonist Clarence Clemons. "The Big Man" passed away one year ago today from complications resulting from an earlier stroke.
His death was sad for many reasons, but the reasons most relevant to ... More >>
M83, I Break Horses
House of Blues
May 17, 2012
It's slightly weird seeing a band knowing they've already booked another show in town later in the year. That weirdness is amplified when the second show is booked for a bigger venue.
That kind of booking move leads to questions.
Now, the questions ... More >>
Photo By Marc BrubakerBest Coast at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010This weekend the Rocks Off team will cover their third Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, at the festival's new home Auditorium Shores. Each year this fest seems to get bigger and better, without losing it's grimy luster. Is it the Austin City ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies.
Single of the Week: J-Dawg, "Never"
Wire To Wire
Did you know that it costs $240,000 to impersonate an FBI agent? DMX does. ... More >>