Last time Rocks Off caught up with the guys in thelastplaceyoulook, they were trying to get a new van. Like any other automotive purchase, the van wasn't going to be cheap so they turned to Kickstarter. That turned out to be a smart, albeit controversial, choice.
Some $10,000 later, the band got th ... More >>
To make the most out of the chance of a lifetime, you may have to make some sacrifices. For thelastplaceyoulook that means quitting their day jobs, looking for more affordable housing, and leaving their families behind for six weeks.
Having built a dedicated fan base here at home the band now find ... More >>
Photos by Matthew KeeverJustin Nava, man of the hour.Justin Nava Benefit
June 19, 2011
All day Sunday, a few hundred people came went from Numbers, in support of The Last Place You Look vocalist Justin Nava, who broke his collarbone a few months back and was without insurance.
The n ... More >>
TLPYL on FacebookA few months back, Justin Nava, lead vocalist of the Houston hardcore-turned-alt-rockers The Last Place You Look, fell off his bike while riding home through downtown Houston, breaking his collarbone. Nava didn't have insurance so, with much more gusto than the most human bei ... More >>
Marc BrubakerThe TontonsHouston has become a cornucopia of musical talent. With so much goodness going on, it would be selfish to wish for more. So here's us, being a selfish ass and daydreaming about what could be Houston's greatest supergroups.
The first group we imagine wo ... More >>
Ed. Note: This past weekend, Houston alternative/screamo rockers The Last Place You Look opened for Unwritten Law in Lubbock, Odessa, and Austin, and invited Rocks Off's Matthew Keever along. Here is Part 1.
The Last Place You Look on FacebookThe Last Place You Look's Justin Nava at Emo's in Austin ... More >>
Our colleague Shea Serrano has been doing brisk business with his Rap Round Table blogs, corralling local hip-hoppers into talking about events in their scene and in the world at large. No topics are off limits, and everyone is willing to talk.
So Rocks Off decided it was time for Houston's ... More >>
Courtesy of The Last Place You LookThe Last Place You LookEarlier this week, as Rocks Off reported, Free Press Summer Fest partners Omar Afra and Jagi Katial bought Fitzgerald's from the historic Heights venue's longtime owner Sara Fitzgerald. This is exciting news for many fans and local mus ... More >>
This weekend Thee Armada gets a proper send-off at the band's supposed final show ever at Warehouse Live Saturday night. Armada singer Josh Caddy is moving on to another band, and his bandmates are calling it a day. Some of Houston's best alt-rock bands are opening, including The Last Place You Loo ... More >>
Adam Young of Owl City will mystify the scientific community, yet surprise no one in the music community, when he is hacked in half in a freak sawmill accident, and it's discovered he is filled with gummi bears.
The Arcade Fire/Flaming Lips feud is resolved when ... More >>
In last week's Houston Music Fight Club, we pitted six of Houston's brightest-shining musical diamonds against one another in a sort of cruel Internet death match. The only blood drawn was the dark crimson blood of laughter that...yeah, we need to work on our metaphors.
Anyhow, we came up with three ... More >>
taylorgahm.com Damn, Houston. We even do massive indie modern rock like a boss. Recent Artist of the Week thelastplaceyoulook, buoyed by lead singer Justin Nava's mammoth vocals, have been mainstays on the H-Town rock scene for the past five years. It's chest-pumping heartfelt modern rock that ... More >>
Here they are, folks. You nominated 'em, we mulled 'em over and sorted out the stuffers, and now the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards ballot is set. Normally Rocks Off would say something cute like read 'em and weep, but since we've been listening to almost nothing but '80s hard rock and new bands th ... More >>
Here they are, folks. You nominated 'em, we mulled 'em over and sorted out the stuffers, and now the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards ballot is set. Normally Rocks Off would say something cute like read 'em and weep, but since we've been listening to almost nothing but '80s hard rock and new bands t ... More >>