When I was in third grade I learned all 50 states in alphabetical order thanks to a catchy tune. Now I'm hoping to stick that bit of trivia in your head just in time for the new school year by celebrating each state with an appropriate song. SOUTH DAKOTA Magic Man, "South Dakota" Magic Man is par ... More >>
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
Since 2010 or so, while I am at SXSW in Austin I have started to make the panels during the day a priority for my time at the conference. The trick is waking up by 10 a.m. most days. They are usually filled with industry celebs I can geek out on (like singer-songwriter Paul Williams) and almost al ... More >>
"Last Summer on Earth" Tour Feat. Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cracker Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 20, 2012 As Nathan Smith said a few hours ago, his partial '90s nostalgia show at House of Blues Friday was more than a sight harder than the throwback bill ... More >>
Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, and Cracker are heading to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on July 20. The "Last Summer on Earth" will take the crew on over 30 stops through the United States, celebrating the last summer on Earth with some of the best bands who pu ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterSometime after Cracker deposited Rocks Off's jaw on the floor of Fitzgerald's Thursday night, we decided reviewing the show would be superfluous. Our buddy Lonesome Onry and Mean was standing next to us the whole time, and we told him afterward it was hard to think of an ... More >>
Between Facebook rants, David Lowery juggles Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven and a solo project.
David Lowery on FacebookAnyone who bought Cracker's most recent release, Sunrise In the Land of Milk and Honey, knows Camper Van Beethoven mastermind and Cracker front man David Lowery can get political and do it in interesting, ironic, sarcastic, skewed ways. For example, take a listen to hi ... More >>
At 17, you were going through a lot changes too.
Today the organizers of the SXSW Music Festival announced their showcase schedule for the music portion of the industry fest starting on March 17. This is the news Rocks Off has been looking for, so let's get it on. We are now one month away from Sixth Street and one of the world's biggest conglome ... More >>
Thursday, June 15, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717
Is Wilco still trying to break your heart, or has it done so already?
Camper Van Beethoven hates this part of Texas. Just kidding, maybe...
Sunday, April 14
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real - and really angry.
Edwin McCain wants to please with his songs. You got a problem with that?
South by Southwest disappoints -- again