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Fountains of Wayne

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Wonders Never Cease

    Houston promotes its present-day music scene to the national media.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Fact: Pop Songs Always Give Brilliant Parenting Advice

    I'm not sure who thought to film the fabulous display of parenting that is documented in the video below, but after watching this hot mess for exactly two minutes and 39 seconds, I've decided there's nothing quite as disturbing as a six-year-old rapping about how he can make my "booty pop." I refus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain: Where Would He Be Today?

    Last year on this date in honor of what would have been late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's 45th birthday, I wrote a blog supposing where the grunge icon would have been in 2012. It got a lot of traction and people loved and hated it. Imagining him as a dubstep DJ was really for grins and shock valu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Kurt Cobain At 45: Where Would He Be In 2012?

    ​Had he not died in April 1994 by his own hand -- or sinister forces working for Courtney Love (insert maniacal laugh) -- Kurt Cobain would have turned 45 years old today. The rock icon killed himself at the age of 27, leaving behind not only a daughter to fend for herself against the wiles of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Best & Worst Of All Possible Buzzfests

    Photo by Marc BrubakerWe did it all for the nookie.​This weekend is Buzzfest XXVII in Houston, 94.5 The Buzz's bi-annual all-day throwdown at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Rocks Off has covered a few of the shows in the past few years, including the May 2010 edition where we took along ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    SXSW: Bun E. Carlos Chills At Club De Ville

    Photos by Chris GrayBun E. Carlos warms up for Candy Golde's live debut at Club de Ville Friday.​When someone offers you a chance to talk to the hands behind the driving rhythms of "Surrender" and steady swing of "I Want You to Want Me," you take it. So Friday night, Rocks Off found ourselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Young Man, Older Woman: Top Ten Cougar Anthems

    ​Congratulations to Houston folksinger Glenna Bell. Her "The Cougar Anthem," from this year's Perfectly Legal: Songs of Sex, Love and Murder, was singled out Tuesday alongside Aaron Neville, Keith Richards, Norah Jones and Paul McCartney & Wings in USA Today's weekly "The Playlist" feature. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Five ( 3) Spot: Christmas With Weezer!

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because God loves us: Weezer, one of our all-time favorite bands, has recorded six Christmas covers, the greatest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    RodeoHouston Books Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift

    Parents, grab your wallets: The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced today that ultra-clean-cut fraternal pop-rockers the Jonas Brothers will handle the post-rodeo concert chores at Reliant Stadium Sunday, March 8. If you don't know who the Jonas Brothers are, Rocks Off thinks its safe to ass ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    Last Night: Spoon and New Pornographers at Warehouse Live

    The New Pornographers Spoon, New Pornographers Warehouse Live November 1, 2007 Better Than: Listening to either band’s new album at home, lamenting the fact that I didn’t have my shit together enough to actually get into the show. Download: Emma Pollock’s driving piano vamp “Adrenaline” ... More >>

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    July 27, 2006
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    June 22, 2006
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    May 26, 2005

    Take Me Out...

    ...to the ball game. Lauding baseball-in-rock's finest moments.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004
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    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    July 8, 2004
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    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    The Shins

    Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Stacy's Mom's Got It Going On

    And so does the rest of Fountains of Wayne's Welcome Interstate Managers

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Fountains of Wayne

    Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve/Virgin)

  • Music

    March 6, 2003

    12 Rods

    Lost Time (Self-released)

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    September 17, 1998
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    November 13, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
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    January 30, 1997
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