Ed. Note: This hot mess originally appeared on our Miami sister paper New Times' music blog Crossfade.
Society got the best of ya? Go to Miami's Ultra Music Festival and leave the normal world behind.
Here, you can feel free to get half-naked, customize your brain, and put some neon in your life. ... More >>
The Airborne Toxic Event: Mon., April 29, 8 p.m., $18/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
The Black Angels: With Hanni El-Khatib, Wall of Death., Fri., May 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Blowfly: Sun., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston.
Blu ... More >>
Coachella, the Only Music Festival That Matters (or so we're told), announced its 2013 lineup late Thursday night, no holograms or Rolling Stones included.
Instead, two beloved '90s UK acts whose popularity in the U.S. is spotty at best, Blur and the Stone Roses, headline the first night of the tw ... More >>
January 19, 2013
When asked about a philosophy when it comes to club shows, your average DJ is apt to say something about taking the crowd on a journey or giving them an experience. Whether or not they deliver on that philosophy is another matter, and whether the crowd c ... More >>
ID Fest: The Crowd (daytime)
ID Fest: The Crowd (nighttime)
feat. Eric Prydz, Nero, Porter Robinson, Le Castle Vania, Eva Simons & Adrian Lux
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 11, 2012
With dance music's increasing popularity stateside it comes as no surprise that someone w ... More >>
Rocks Off is pleased to tell our readers that this weekend we will be running coverage from the Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the largest electronic-music festivals in the world and the largest in the U.S., as it takes over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway over there in Sin City all weekend. Last year ... More >>
NightCulture, the EDM promoter that produces shows in Houston, Texas and Oklahoma announced this afternoon it has acquired one of Houston's top dance clubs, Stereo Live -- a place where it had already promoted several shows, including dubstep duo Knife Party (above).
"We are excited to add our own ... More >>
March 23, 2012
Friday night, a DJing duo from Australia clever enough to call itself Knife Party had a show at Stereo Live.
Knife Party is classified within the dubstep genre, but that relationship is, at best, tenuous; mostly, they're an electro/house group. That's a sema ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
The 71s, Eyes Burn Electric, The Great Coats: Sat., March 3. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.
Acid Mothers Temple: Thu., May 10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Southeast Engine, Ancient Cat Society: Tue., March 13. Leon's Lounge
Beach Boys: Fri., June 8. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavili ... More >>