Growing up in the '80s, there was a concern on the part of drummers that they would be replaced by drum machines. No one thought that every drummer in every band would be swapped out with a box, but spots in all sorts of projects normally reserved for a guy with sticks were being handed over to prog ... 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 >>
It's Friday, it's time to party, but in case you're futzing around the Internet this weekend sometime, here's Rocks Off's week in one easy post. NEWS We don't know how you could have missed this one, but almost exactly one week ago, Willie Nelson got busted. (Since he wrote "Me & Paul," we ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerBlonde Redhead Warehouse Live November 29, 2010 The trio of lead vocalist Kazu Makino and twin brothers Amedeo and Simone Pace sonically sailed their way into Houston last night to open up their vast palette of musical and visual colors for a packed-out crowd. Many in ... More >>
Self-proclaimed dad-rockers Bright Men of Learning urge Houstonians to look in their own backyard.
Before departing for L.A., Karina Nistal releases her long-awaited second album.
Beach House layers emotional exorcism into new album Teen Dream.
Photo courtesy of Anna GarzaThe Girls Rock Camp Houston Board (l-r): April Brem Patrick, Linda Younger, Dianna Ray, Anna GarzaLong before Anna Garza thought that Houston needed a girl-centric music camp, she put the city on the map as a viable tour stop for indie bands as talent buyer for booking ... More >>
The Only One
Rhino resurrects the days of Britpop and shoegaze
The Sixth Annual Austin City Limits Festival feels like home...almost
So Interpol's natty and into British post-punk. You got a problem with that?
Wednesday, April 28
Rainer Maria's twin solitudes protect and touch and greet each other