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  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    A Fond Look Back at 1998's Godzilla: The Album

    The latest installment in the long-running Godzilla series, and the second American-produced version of the monster movie, comes out on Friday. Though I personally don't trust this one to go any better than the one in 1998 went, and the Japanese fanbase is already making fun of our "fat, American" G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2013

    R.I.P. Elroy Boogie: Popular Kracker Nuttz DJ Passes Away at 27

    Sad news this Sunday: Elroy Boogie, a member of popular Houston DJ collective the Kracker Nuttz who had been battling cancer for the past few months, passed away earlier today, according to a statement on Kracker Nuttz co-founder DJ BabyJae's Facebook page. "I am truly at a loss for words," BabyJae ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Elroy Boogie, Top Notch Turntablist

    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? Elroy Boogie of the Almighty Kracker N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    The Rocks Off 100: DJ Sun, Builder of Soular Grooves

    Who? The man who goes by DJ Sun was born in The Netherlands, grew up in the small South American country of Suriname and moved to Houston in 1985. He began DJing in 1993 and has headed up KPFT's Saturday-night program Soular Grooves (9 p.m.-12 a.m.) for 18 years. After a couple of EPs and 45s, Sun's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Fanning the Flames: The Top 10 Performances at Woodstock 99

    This week marks the 13th anniversary of Woodstock 1999, the iconic festival's much-maligned third iteration that kinda dissolved into rape and looting towards the end. As 200,000-strong anarchic gatherings go, everything went off rather pleasantly for much of the festival, but the bonfires, looting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Last Night: Flux Pavilion At Stereo Live

    Flux Pavilion Stereo Live May 31, 2012 Bass, a sold-out show and Flux Pavilion. I smell trouble, or maybe just a cannon? What better way than end the month of May with some bass cannon to get your ears wet and ringing? Having said that, I sure hope you took the month of May seriously. Joshua Ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Bartender Chat: Christopher of The Flat

    This week, I paid a visit to The Flat, and no, not your European friend's apartment. I'm talking about the cozy hidden gem in Montrose. I grabbed a spot at the bar and was immediately greeted by the friendly barman, Christopher. We talked about music, some of the great veggie restaurants around tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    All Eyez On Me: Rating The Best/Worst Rock & Rap Sex Tapes (NSFW)

    This week, we found out that a sex tape featuring Tupac Shakur exists, made in 1991 just five years before his fatal shooting in Las Vegas. Shakur's estate is the only entity that can release an item with the late rapper's likeness involved, and his mother Afeni Shakur is unlikely to allow a video o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Our Favorite Music-Video Dances of All Time

    Hipster Scum​This Saturday morning, the Houston Press and our sister blog Art Attack will be hosting a dance party, starting at 10 a.m., to celebrate National Dance Day. They even made a few videos to get Houston ready for the event, featuring yours truly in the only dance get-up that matters, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    The Ten Worst Songs About Cowboys

    ​Sunday at noon, the Dallas Cowboys and our own Houston Texans face off at Reliant Stadium. The Texans are 2-0 and the Cowboys have not won one game at all this year. The Texans have won two games, and the Cowboys do not have any wins. At all. Understandably, spirits are high this week on bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    What Constitutes a Killer Show? Six Personal Case Studies

    ​ Rocks Off is going to suck it up and go on the record as saying we had a great time at the Lady Gaga drag karaoke event last Sunday at Guava Lamp. Perhaps it was just the impaired judgment induced by the holiday cheer we'd imbibed at the Christmas party before, but the show was thoroughly enjoya ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    He Said, She Said: Get Your Ass In Shape Workout Songs

    Unlike our male counterpart, we aren't seeking to purge our inner demons when we work out (and some of us - shudder - purge something else before working out anyway). Instead, we're looking for something fun, upbeat and beat-heavy. Something that makes you want to shake your ass while you're w ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    Sia

    Some People Have Real Problems

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Attention Bayou City Radioheads

    Has anyone downloaded Radiohead’s brand-new MP3-only album In Rainbows yet? I haven’t, but the codes were emailed overnight and reviews are starting to trickle onto the Internet. (Like here.) Seems like another stylistic mash-up a la Hail to the Thief, with perhaps some of Thom Yorke’s latent ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Through Thicke and Tim

    Robin Thicke and Justin Timberlake face off -- again

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
  • Calendar

    June 9, 2005

    Legendary Beats

    Get a heady dose of drum 'n' bass at Planet of the Drums

  • Music

    October 21, 2004

    An ABBA to Zebra of Guilty Pleasures

    Music figures tell all abou their most shameful faves

  • Music

    June 26, 2003

    Filling the Blue-Eyed-Soul Hole

    Justin Timberlake leads the charge of new melanin-challenged soul brothers

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Pander Bare

    Ex-Soular Slide front man peels away the funk to show off his songs

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Acid Trips

    Sit your ass down and enjoy the vibes

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Hot Tunes, Summer in the City

    Houston Press Music Awards Showcase 2002

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Renewable Energy

    Houston's ever-evolving Soular Slide looks for its place in the sun

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Soular Slide

    Too Tasty for Color TV (Soular Slide)

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    HammingIt Up

    Local blues guitarist Hamilton reaches musical puberty

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    Goat Man

    Andy Rosen, a.k.a. Goat, has a hit

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