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? It is apt that songwriter and producer ... More >>
Rocks Off was pretty sure we missed a few Texas (or Texas-connected) artists in Thursday's writeup of the 2010 Grammy nominees, and it turns out we were right. We don't even remember scrolling past some of these categories over at Grammy.com, to be honest, but thanks to the Texas Music Office's C ... More >>
Screw those pink sparkly Daisy Rock guitars. Chicks can stroke the neck of a Fender Strat right alongside the guys. The best girl rockers also deliver some of the wickedest vocals out there and, as an added bonus, usually look damn sexy doing it.
Rocks Off thinks it's high time to give these sirens ... More >>
Barnett Newman's "Broken Obelisk," dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr., outside the Rothko Chapel/ Image by A D Forman
Note: Because Monday's performance was a religious service, no photography was allowed.
Thanks to Monday's MLK Day and Tuesday's inauguration, among other reasons, Afterma ... More >>
The 12 days of Christmas begin Thursday and run until Epiphany, January 5. Here is a song for half those days. See what's in the other half tomorrow morning.
12. "Silent Night," Mahalia Jackson. The supreme Christmas melody requires the supreme voice, and if anybody's ever sung i ... More >>
Allison Krauss, Robert Plant and T-Bone Burnett (far right)
Texas artists landed 30 nominations in 20 categories when the contenders for the 51st annual Grammy Awards were announced today, including all five nominees for Best Tejano Album and four of the five Best Norteno Album contenders. All of ... More >>