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Kelly Doyle

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Robert Ellis at Cactus Music, 3/11/2014

    Robert Ellis Cactus Music March 11, 2014 Something will always be all too familiar any time Robert Ellis takes a Houston stage. Even if he's just passing through, which is the case these days after his relocation to Nashville, his performances here will always be in front of a hometown crowd. He s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    The 2011 Houston Press Music Award Nominees

    ​Took us long enough, right? It's been so long since we've had the Houston Press Music Awards, which were last handed out the evening of August 11, 2010, that we almost forgot we were having them. Not really. How could we? If our numbers are correct, in the two weeks this year's nomination b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Hands Up Post: Honky-Tonk Houston's Done Got Out Of Hand

    ​A recent thread on the Hands Up Houston message board found poster "honky honk" complaining (and mangling the English language): Dear Houston. Why are you excepting [sic] this right wing, overtly white genre of music known as honky tonk or country? Why do we have to travel that far back ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010
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    July 14, 2010

    Wednesday Night Is The Loveliest Night Of The Week

    myspace.com/davinjamesDavin James​Don't look now, but Wednesday is one of the hotter musical nights these days, not that there isn't something for everyone almost every night if you've got your nose to the ground. Here's a brief report of what's catching Rocks Off's attention lately. 1. Puffa ... More >>

  • Music

    May 28, 2009
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    May 21, 2009

    The 2009 Houston Press Music Award Nominees

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Houston Press Music Awards: And The Nominees Are...

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    The Best Local Songs of 2008, Part 1

    "Song About My Mom," Jenny Westbury: This song likely encompasses all of Westbury's tunes. It's silly, serious and most of all lyrics meet instrumentation in perfect harmony. Westbury's lyrical phrasing makes it seem as though rhyming couplets pour as effortlessly out of her mouth as water does from ... More >>

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    September 20, 2008
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    November 14, 2006

    Michael Haaga

    Description: Slightly surreal pop-rock genius. It's been compared to everything from the Shins and the Flaming Lips to Tori Amos fronting Metallica. Haaga himself calls this music "heavy mellow." Members: Michael Haaga (vocals, guitar), Kelly Doyle (guitar), Jason Davis (bass), Brian Davis (d ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    The Houston Slide

    The Medicine Show rocks the ephemeral city with eternal music

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    The Orange Show

    Spain Colored Orange takes home four Press Music Awards

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2006

    Bring Back the Jams!

    Greg Levitt Michael Haaga, your 2005 Local Musician of the Year The Music Awards are coming! The Music Awards are coming! To whet your appetite, we put together a list of all the winners of selected categories going back to the inception of the awards in 1990. Who will join this august body of ... More >>

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Les Saucy Pants

    Asstacular!

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Houston's Gone Gaaga for Haaga

    A former king of the Texas metal world unites Houston's warring rock tribes and wins a passel of Music Awards

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • Music

    March 24, 2005
  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    Battle Cries

    SXSW finds itself covered in thoughts of war

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Watching the Detectives

    Tiki spy eclectic lounge band Clouseaux is no bumbling stumblebum

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