2010 looks like it's going to be a banner year for music in general. We can look forward to a new Arcade Fire opus, another Spoon outing, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and a Beach House record that is already getting Animal Collective-like buzz. Rocks Off is chomping a ... More >>
Photos by Craig HlavatyHouston's most fervent cyclists, skaters, musicians and artists converged on The Silo on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the life of fallen Free Press Houston staffer Lee Powers. The arty ruins in the warehouse district welcomed friends and family of Powers with enough sp ... More >>
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Day 2 of the Westheimer Block Party started with slightly cooler temperatures and an hour-long caffeine-fueled session speaking with the 9/11 conspiracy booth in the parking lot at Numbers. Did you know that there were three shooters at Columbine, and bombs planted inside th ... More >>
29-95's Joe Mathlete introduces the world to "crunkcore" artist Broken-NCYDE.
Prima Donna meltdown or not, Jenny Lewis still has talent. If only she had manners. We Wore Masks screens her "See Fernando" video.
Southern rap is still alive. Thankfully, Cocaine Blunts knows this, giving us H.A.W.K. an ... More >>
When he was walking this Earth, playing music for friends and family, Dave Rask's favorite haunt was Avant Garden. The tone of his guitar and his voice seemed to always suit the surroundings. The place is boho, tender and lived-in, just like the man's songs were.
Many forget that Rask had a backgrou ... More >>
What's the best thing about going to see live music? Frickin' air conditioning, because even the dingiest dive will be pumping out some sort cooled air to calm down all you crybabies who forgot sometime after Ms. Pelz's tenth-grade IPC class that we live in a humid-as-shit subtropical climate ne ... More >>
Follow Rocks Off on Twitter here.New live shots of thetontons: "Awesome. Add them to our flickr group. RT @kittenfc got a few photos of y'all at warehouse live last week. http://tinyurl.com/nf4uyy"
A weather report from Morein: "It's just keeps getting hotter in Houston! When will the rain come?"
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www.myspace.com/daveraskRocks Off has learned that Houston singer-songwriter Dave Rask, who sustained severe burns earlier this week and was rushed to Galveston's John Sealy Hospital, passed away from his injuries earlier today. He was 27.
"It threw us all off - we weren't expecting anything like th ... More >>
www.myspace.com/daveraskWord has hit Rocks Off that local strummer Dave Rask is currently a patient in the burn unit at Galveston's John Sealy Hospital, being treated for trauma on over 90% of his body due to a gasoline burn.
Details surrounding Rask's condition and the circumstances of his injuries ... More >>
www.myspace.com/daveraskWord has hit Rocks Off that local strummer Dave Rask is currently a patient in the burn unit at Galveston's John Sealy Hospital, being treated for trauma on over 90 percent of his body due to a gasoline burn.
Details surrounding Rask's condition and the circumstances of his i ... More >>