Asylum Records

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Breaking Down HPMA's Best Latin Hip-Hop Ballot

    ​Nearly eight months ago Rocks Off began covering the hip-hop movement in Houston's Latino community. Latino hip-hop artists in Houston have been putting out music since the early '90s and have largely Latino followings. Some have a bit of crossover appeal, but for the most part, it lives with ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010

    Solid State: Houston's SXSW Class of '10

    Houston's SXSW Class of '10 is as diverse as the Bayou City.

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    January 7, 2010

    Up on His Hustle

    How Lucky Luciano went from pimping strippers to stacking six figures.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Disturbing Ballad of Bob Woodruff, Part 2

    Note: Read Part 1 here.‚ÄčIn 1994, Bob Woodruff was a hot Nashville property. He was New Jersey rocker who suddenly began to pour out great country songs, which lead to a deal with Asylum Records in Nashville and a well-received album, Dreams and Saturday Nights. But Woodruff eventually left Asylum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Local Self-Described Rap Supergroup Admires... Nickelback?

    Photo by Paul Knight Young Problemz, a self-described "supergroup" of local rap talent, joined Mike Jones Monday evening at the Arena Theatre, and the group's "Boi" was one of the high points, if not the high point of the night. The five Houston-bred performers - Chyco, Just-O, JM, J Yung and Star S ... More >>

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    March 25, 1999
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    November 26, 1998
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    October 31, 1996

    Splendid Isolation

    For Warren Zevon, it's all about how he looks in the hat