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Danger Mouse

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    November 13, 2014

    Iggy Pop's 10 Best Guest Vocal Appearances

    I'm one of those people who grew up thinking David Bowie was a genius from beyond the realm of human evolution, but the older I get the more I tend to believe that Iggy Pop is the true wizard within the Big Three of Glam. Though he's never going to be accused of having the greatest range in the worl ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    White Denim & Cass McCombs at Fitzgerald's, 4/5/2014

    White Denim, Cass McCombs Fitzgerald's April 5, 2014 Expectations are a tricky thing that can easily make or break any situation. In many years of showgoing I've learned that high expectations can easily spoil your day, but it's hard to have absolutely zero; especially if it's not your first time s ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    The Best Acts of ACL Festival's Second Weekend

    BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA If you want to catch an act in the one and only tented stage at ACL, it's recommended to do it early in the day or towards the end of the weekend. It always seems to get pretty packed on Saturday when people realize they can escape the sun and hear some pretty good jams ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    One and Done: 10 Great Bands With Only One Album

    In today's society of more, more, more, it's becoming a bit of a rarity, especially with all those reunion albums that keep coming out, but sometimes legends have been made from just one big hit. Ever so often one album comes along that is so monumental, we all fall in love with it, and then the ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Portugal. The Man Talk Texas, Danger Mouse, and What Their Name Means

    Portugal. The Man are coming into town tonight, hot on the heels of their newest Danger-Mouse produced LP, Evil Friends. With positive reviews coming in from all over the interwebs, P.TM are enjoying bigger venues and larger crowds as a result. Just the other day, Rocks Off had the opportunity to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Is Danger Mouse Ruining Rock?

    Okay, let's get this out of the way right off the bat. That headline is hyperbole. I don't think one man could possibly ruin the entirety of rock and roll. That takes the combined effort of a movement, such as hair metal in the '80s or nu-metal in the late '90s. Danger Mouse isn't a movement. He is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Houston's Best Underground Rap Tapes of 2012, Most Assuredly (Pt. 2)

    7. Killa Kyleon, Welcome To The Fish Fry Somehow, Killa Kyleon teamed with Danger Mouse for a mixtape and the Internet did not roll up into itself from amazingness. From the opening "I Got The Power, which trades in early-2000's YMCMB flair, to the closing tink-tink-tink of the hyperaggressive "Holl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Saturday Night: Norah Jones at Bayou Music Center

    Norah Jones, Richard Julian Bayou Music Center October 20, 2012 "Miriam/ That's such a pretty name/ I'm gonna say it when/ I make you cry." -- Norah Jones Despite its name, Norah Jones' newest album, Little Broken Hearts, is a mild departure from her melancholy debut, Come Away With Me. That's th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Love And Madness: The Top 5 Songs Named "Crazy"

    Starting in 1992, October 10 has been known as World Mental Health Day. Started by the folks at the World Federation For Mental Health, it's a day that helps promote awareness and education of depression and other mental health illnesses. It's one of those "days" that isn't nearly as big as those t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    We Tell You Who Will Win Grammys So You Don't Have To Watch Them

    SPOILER ALERT​The best thing about the annual Grammy nominations and awards shows is the clamor of anger that rises up when the mere mention of the event even comes up. Immediately people begin calling it a travesty, trotting out all the people who have been snubbed -- Jethro Tull beats Metall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Hip-Hop, Interrupted: 7 Rappers That Should Be More Active

    Hip-hop is a genre full of guys who put out a new album or mixtape seemingly every single month. They just can't stop, even when they're incarcerated in some cases (see: Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, and TI). It's as if rapping really is as much of a competition as they make it out to be and they're in a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Out Today: Danger Mouse In Rome, Nick Cave & Queen Reissued

    ​It's back to the usual grind for Rocks Off after last night's late-night Austin City Limits Festival lineup announcement. Sadly, we will not be seeing the Foo Fighters play songs from Wasting Light in Austin come September. And yes, still playing it, along with a steady diet of Guns N' Roses. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Top 10 Beatles Parodies And Mashups To Date

    ​The Beatles' entire catalogue is finally on iTunes and racking up the sales, and we're sure everyone involved at Apple, both the software company and the record label, are happy with the results. The Beatles are cracking the Top 40 again in the United States, and "Hey Jude" is currently the N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Bankrobbers: The Clash Family Tree

    ​Rocks Off cried the night he heard Joe Strummer died. It was December 2002, and we sat on our family couch and let it all out. That fabled Clash reunion that seemed just months away would never happen. Strummer died of a heart attack at 50, just three days before Christmas, leaving behind a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Top 10 Anti-Drug Rap Songs

    ​A kabillion rap songs out there celebrate ganja and booger sugar - case in point: Young Jeezy at the Arena Theatre this weekend - but anti-drug rap songs are insanely rare. You have a better chance of finding a mastered copy of Detox. Luckily for you, Rocks Off went digging and found 10 great ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Million Miles Away

    Plimsouls rocker Peter Case bounces back from heart ­surgery.

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    March 18, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Mexican Spazz-Punk, Sulky Broken Bells, Spoon In The Pocket

    Photos by Craig HlavatyMexico's scuzzy Hong Kong Blood Opera​ We stopped off Red River at Barbarella to see Mexico City's Hong Kong Blood Opera, decent Blood Brothers-style spazz-punk, buoyed by electrics and plenty of howling by the band's co-singers. If anything, they engaged the crowd and we hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The AP's Year-End Album List Proves What We Already Knew: Rock Critics Are Assholes

    ​Rocks Off has previously lamented the dearth of critically popular acts that truly rock many times. We just can't get over the fact that adding distortion to your guitar is a virtual guarantee you won't get scads of rock critics jizzing all over you with steamy loads of orgasmic praise (unless yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Oh, Lord: Bands Who Thought It Was a Good Idea to Cover Music From Star Wars

    If naming your band after a Star Wars character isn't enough nerd cachet, just try writing music referencing the film series or covering music from the canon of work surrounding it. Anyone SW fan worth his or her (mainly his, because dudes are more apt to be nerds) should be able to bang out an ode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Flatline & Trae, Eminem, T.I., Jay-Z, Nas & Kelis, The Kanye, Danger Mouse, Devin the Dude 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: Flatline feat. Trae, "Fuckin' With Texas" Wire To Wire Eminem says he's the reason for the Chinese Demo ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    July 17, 2008
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    April 3, 2008
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    March 14, 2008

    SXSW: Health, The Cribs, The Black Keys, The Soundtrack of Our Lives, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead

    ...Trail of Dead 5:04 p.m. Time to kick everyone out. We'll have more photos over here in a bit. 4:45 p.m. Chris Gray sitting in for a bit. Trail of Dead just finished “Caterwaul,” which I always thought sounded like “Immigrant Song” plus When In Rome’s “The Promise” (which is a goo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    The Gospel According to Gnarls

    Cee-Lo breaks down the genius behind St. Elsewhere

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    In with the New

    Despite doom-and-gloom predictions, 2006 wasn't at all bad

  • Home Entertainment

    September 28, 2006
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    June 22, 2006

    Hip-hop as She Is Rapped

    Translating the German Wikipedia entries of Houston's top MCs

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    February 23, 2006

    Doomsday

    One hundred percent beef

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    October 27, 2005

    Dangerdoom

    The Mouse & The Mask

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    June 9, 2005

    Gorillaz

    Demon Days

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    December 23, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Monster Mash-up

    DJs Z-Trip and P deliver one of the first album-length mash-ups

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