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Cypress Hill

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: DJ Damon Allen, R.O.C.O. Fellow

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. One of the most recognizable a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Daniel Alexander, Klein's Backyard MC

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Hip-hop began in the streets, with rap ... More >>

  • Music

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Upcoming: Cypress Hill, Merle Haggard, The Wallflowers, Roberta Flack, Etc.

    The 71's, The Rocketboys: Fri., Dec. 14, 8 p.m., $10/$14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Authority Zero: Fri., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $12/$14. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Bombay Bicyle Club, Vacationer: Thu., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., $12/$16. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Friday Night: El-P & Killer Mike at Warehouse Live

    El-P, Killer Mike Warehouse Live June 22, 2012 A small but lively crowd packed into the studio at Warehouse Live on Friday night for performances by two polarly opposite yet complementary artists, who together have created two of the most adventurous and innovative rap productions to be released th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    A Slew Of New Houston Rap MP3s That Don't Suck

    Here's a story. Back in late April, early May I had to fight through the most unwanted thing to anyone who owns a Macbook: A hard-drive fail. I'm sure we can curse Steve Jobs, Siri and the rest for making those short-ass chargers, but there's more headache than need be with a hard drive fail. So I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Simpsons' Top 11 Musical Guests

    ​When The Simpsons completes its last (contracted) season in 2014, it will have set staggering new broadcast records for longest running sitcom (over 550 episodes) and longest running prime time scripted TV series (25 seasons). These are all American records, of course, because the Japanese co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Hail, Hail: 10 Things You Should Know About Pearl Jam

    Mark C. AustinPearl Jam at ACL '09​Amongst all the Nevermind love running rampant this week, people seem to forget that Nirvana contemporaries Pearl Jam are also celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. Obviously the Nirvana tributes are different since one member is not living and the we ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    Everlasting House

    House of Pain reignites Celtic pride that once had nation jumping around.

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    One Last Hit of K-2

    Fake weed's final freewheeling days

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Last Night: Gorillaz At Toyota Center

    Photos by Jim Bricker​ Gorillaz Toyota Center October 19, 2010 For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here. Gorillaz may have overspent on their first-ever extended tour. True, the entire concept is that the group is officially made up of four cartoon characters, so there kind of ... More >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2010

    Forever Roc La Familia

    Aztek Escobar talks about life after leaving Jay-Z's Latin record label.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Turning the Screw: Lil' Flip and Bun B Help Haiti, Jay-Z & Beyonce, Trae & Soulja Boy, Chamillionaire, Wyclef, DJ Clue and Funkmaster Flex and 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 introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Feel It In The Air" (Lil' Flip's Haiti Tribute) Solid stuff here. Wire to Wire Bun B - who headlines t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Mexican Global Groovers and World Travelers Plastilina Mosh

    ​Plastilina Mosh has a new CD out, All U Need Is Mosh, on Nacional Records, and brings its international sound to Houston Thursday for a free concert with Venezuela's Los Amigos Invisibles. That's right, it's free - all it costs is a very worthwhile trip outside the Loop. Rocks Off hasn't picked u ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Houston Radio Still Sucks

    David Sadof shares his dream station with Racket

  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    Houston Band Cartography

    The launch of our blog brings forth a quixotic attempt toward a local music atlas

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Bling Twango

    Big & Rich delivers country music without prejudice

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Best Beats from the Bayou

    H-town's top ten rap jams

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Crüe Cuts

    On the phone with the Mötley bunch

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Zevolution

    There's more to Z-Trip than the mash-up phenomenon he helped make famous

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005

    Junkie, MD

    A Houstonian makes an Intoxicating film

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    The Doctor Is Insane

    Are they any Howard Dean remixes on the Web? Yeeeaaarrrgggghh! And some Texans are leading the charge

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Death Rap

    Heart attack survivor Everlast stares down the Grim Reaper on his latest

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Toe-Tapping Zapping

    Game soundtracks struggle for legitimacy in an industry obsessed with killing machines, not killer tunes

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    [S]hit

    Behind current blaxploitation pulp literature is - surprise! - the music biz

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Big Beat

    Genaside II helped create jungle. Now it's moving on.

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Highway Lunacy

    Hip-hop, bad hair and bad jokes steer I-45 on a twisted joy ride

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Rooting Interest

    The Roots make rap for both your hips and your head

  • Music

    March 24, 1994
  • Music

    December 23, 1993

    End Game

    This is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, not with a bang but a ... year-end roundup

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