Kevin Barnes

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    December 3, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: December 3-6

    Of Montreal, Wild Moccasins, French Horn Rebellion Warehouse Live, December 3 Of Montreal's sunny psych-pop brims with such starry-eyed youthful bliss that it might be a little sobering for aging hipsters to remember that Kevin Barnes' crew was once peers with Elf Power, Olivia Tremor Control and T ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012
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    March 12, 2012

    Last Night: Of Montreal At Fitzgerald's

    Of Montreal, Cults, Roman GianArthur, Kishi Bashi Fitzgerald's March 11, 2012 This was a sold-out show where all of the acts really put on a, well, show. Although the theatrics Of Montreal provided at previous shows was toned down, they still delivered a spectacle. In fact, all of the billed acts ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    9 Cool & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend

    Dozens of local rock, blues, jazz, folk and jam acts take over Dan Electro's Guitar Bar in the Heights for the completely free annual South by Due East festival, tonight through Monday. Door times are 5 p.m. Tonight and Monday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. DJ duo Ceeplus Bad Knives and Mr. Castillo ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Kevin Barnes Gets Personal -- We Think -- On Of Montreal's New Stalks

    Of Montreal hasn't gone a year without releasing some kind of new, evolved material since their debut album Cherry Peel in 1997. Lead singer Kevin Barnes repeatedly claims the group's new album, Paralytic Stalks to be his most personal. Barnes has written and produced most of Of Montreal's tracks ... More >>

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    March 8, 2012
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    February 28, 2012

    Upcoming: Sleigh Bells, Steve Earle, Hayes Carll, George Jones, Eyehategod, Etc.

    Acid Baby Jesus, Night Beats, Paint Fumes: Thu., April 26. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. "Praia Urbana" With ATFC, DJ Spen: Sat., March 10, 2 p.m. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St., Houston. Belanova: Tue., April 24. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Bowling For Soup, Patten Pending, ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Rocks Off Now Sponsoring Some Cactus Music In-Stores

    After a preview last fall featuring Girl In a Coma, it gives Rocks Off great pleasure to announce that effective immediately, we will be sponsoring selected in-stores at Cactus Music, no fewer than two a month. Our first in-store is 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, with Texas mods the Freddy Steady Krc's ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Last Night: Of Montreal And Janelle Monae At Numbers

    Photos by Marco Torres​Of Montreal, Janelle Monae Numbers November 4, 2010 At ACL we lamented that The Flaming Lips performances have evolved to be less about the music and more about the floor show. You know what you're getting when you pay for a Lips concert ticket - Wayne Coyne will get in ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008

    Aftermath: Of Montreal at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Kristy Hutto Seeing Of Montreal is the feeling I’d imagine having if I were to walk inside a kaleidoscope after having smoked way too much mescaline laced with crushed-up diet pills from a bottle of unicorn blood. We are the polka-dots. From the looks and sound and feel of Wednesda ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008

    Sex on Wheels

    Of Montreal overreaches on the gratuitous Skeletal Lamping

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    October 30, 2008

    Music's Ickiest of the Icky, Circa 2008

    Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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    October 28, 2008

    Led Zeppelin Pulls a Van Hagar

    As Gomer Pyle used to say, well surprahs, surprahs, suprahs. Billboard and several other news outlets reported yesterday that Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham (son of John) will tour next summer as Led Zeppelin, which was pretty much guaranteed when last year's reunion at an Ahmet Ertegu ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008

    A Classic-Rock-Free Morning

    For the first time in a long time, Rocks Off is sitting here at HQ not listening to classic rock. (Ramon, let that sink in for a second.) Because I happened to have it with me on the way back from my parents’ house, I set up the trusty XM Satellite Radio unit in my office this morning, tuned to co ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007

    Musical lowlights of 2007

    Shaken, Not Stirred

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    November 1, 2007
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    February 15, 2007

    Elephant's Memory

    New releases from the Apples In Stereo and Of Montreal pick up the thread of a legendary collective

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    January 19, 2006

    Seventies Glam-Disco Party

    Of Montreal proves there's life, funk and creativity after Elephant 6

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    June 9, 2005

    Of Montreal, Tilly and the Wall, with Spain Colored Orange

    Saturday, June 11, at Mary Jane's Fat Cat, 4216 Washington Avenue, 713-869-5263.

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    March 17, 2005

    Of Montreal and Mahjongg, with Apollo Sunshine

    Saturday, March 19, at Mary Jane's Fat Cat, 4216 Washington Avenue, 713-869-5263.

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    April 22, 1999