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Bryan Ferry

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    The Everlasting Joys of "Let's Work Together"

    Lonesome Onry and Mean was pondering the greater meaning of all things with the aid of a cold bottle of Thought Elixir when Dwight Yoakam's version of the old Wilbert Harrison R&B smash "Let's Work Together" came up in the iPod mix. Harrison's original has been part of our DJ sets since Day One, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Happy Birthday Anne Rice! 6 Songs For a Horror Icon

    Anne Rice, the author of horror classics like Interview With The Vampire and the Witching Hour, turns 71 today. She's a talented and complicated lady that all goths owe a debt to for recreating the vampire as a lonely, Miltonian figure that was at home in seats of elegance or on a rock and roll stag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Meet the 2012 HPMA Showcase Nominees: Steve Krase & the In Crowd

    Rocks Off reached out to the artists playing this year's Houston Press Music Awards showcase Sunday, August 5, and asked them to introduce themselves. Here's what they sent back. Catch up with the other showcase nominees and see the rest of our HPMA coverage Rocks Off: When and where was your firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Dave Gahan: 5 Essential Depeche Mode Songs

    Today Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan turns 50 years old. This is a remarkable achievement, in that he was once declared legally dead but still looks like he's 20. Not only that, but he, Martin Gore and Andrew Fletcher are easily the most popular and influential electronic-rock band of all time, stil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Top 5 Mullet-Rock Bands You Might Not Expect

    Last Sunday, HBO aired the Season 3 finale of Eastbound & Down, the series about down-on-his-luck minor-league relief pitcher and morally bankrupt human being Kenny Powers. Besides a certain unvarnished wisdom ("death is for pussies") and a peculiar way with the ladies, Powers has one of the most sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Hans Frank: Not Safe For Work

    After several weeks of semi-classical, jazz, and folk music, Leon's Lounge takes a major swerve tonight with spiky haired Hans Frank. The front man of cow-thrash punkers Glambilly, Frank looks like he just stepped out of a bad Roxy Music video, and it's just possible that Bryan Ferry may be a major ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Who's Vroomin' Who: Top 10 Songs With Motorcycle Sounds

    ​Craig's Hlist has been on a Motley Crue kick for the past few months. We may have just finished reading The Dirt for the fourth time, and we really enjoyed Nikki Sixx's Heroin Diaries book, which tells the story of how he spent 1987 mired in a haze of junk and almost every other drug imaginab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Day Of The Dead: Music In Memoriam 2009-10

    itscactus.com​Rocks Off doesn't mean to be morbid, but today is the Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday and festival honoring those who have gone before. So instead of waiting until the end of the year, the more traditional time for such things, we wanted to compile a list of the notable name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    HISD's K12 Radio Has Odd Definition Of Local Music... For Now

    ​The stated goal for HISD's K12 Radio is a local station powered by the students and teachers of the district dedicated to local music, but when Rocks Off tuned into the online stream earlier this week, that's not what we heard. First up we got Shania Twain's "Forever and For Always." Twain i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    La Roux Puts House Of Blues Under Its Electro-Pop Thumb

    Photos by Jason Wolter​ The past year has been a year of renewal for pop music when it comes to new roles for women. In these previous 12 months, the archetype of what a female pop singer is supposed to look and sound like has been completely gutted and reconstituted, leaving room for the more inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs for Your New Year's Eve Party, Part 2

    ​ When it comes time for He Said to make a party mix, you would think he would go for some classic metal or punk rock. But you would be totally wrong. When it's time for single boys and single girls to drink, mingle and start making questionable choices, we can leave the Motorhead and AC/DC for th ... More >>

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    June 18, 2008
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    May 19, 2008
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    January 25, 2008
  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Our Favorite Albums of 2007

    Panning for gold in an avalanche of 2007 releases

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007
  • Music

    July 19, 2007
  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Favourite Sons

    Down Beside Your Beauty

  • Home Entertainment

    January 19, 2006
  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Stone Soup

    Austin's Davíd Garza shuns talk and comparisons and lets his muse do the cooking

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Local Music News

    Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fashion

  • Dining

    April 23, 1998

    In the Pink

    El Pueblito's food more than makes up for its color scheme

  • Music

    February 19, 1998

    Well-Raised and Confused

    Mood rockers Blue October struggle after life's answers

  • Music

    December 18, 1997

    Deifying Dah-veed

    David Garza worships at the altar of rock and roll

  • Music

    July 17, 1997
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    November 14, 1996

    Loungette

    Combustible Edison makes the listening easy -- with a straight face

  • Music

    December 8, 1994

    Trish Sans Darin

    All America mourns as Houston's winsome sibling duo calls it quits

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