La Roux

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    The Five Best Acts of iFest, Weekend 2

    Archie Bell Archie Bell may not have had The Drells to back him up at iFest Saturday, but that didn't stop him from providing a classic performance one would expect from the Houston R&B/Soul legend. With his 70th birthday approaching, Mr. Bell moved with the finesse of a ballerina, and sang with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Michelle Miears of BLSHS, Siren In the Machine

    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. introducing: BLSHS from SpaceTiger on Vime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    The 11 Sexiest Women Within the EDM Scene

    All right, I have to say it: For the most part, when EDM is brought up men are on top. What people tend to forget is about the sexy women that are sampled and featured within the DJs' work; not to mention there are some sexy women DJs out there too. Now maybe it's because when people hear EDM and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Introducing the New Dubstep Drinking Game

    OK, I'm sure this has been done before in your own time. But I got bored one day. Hey I live in Katy, Texas, so give me a break. There I was, listening to a few dubstep mixes I have and I was staring at my phone just waiting for people to hit me up so we could head out for the night. It hit me if I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2012

    Last Night: Major Lazer at Free Press Summer Fest

    See Rocks Off's complete Free Press Summer Fest coverage. Be sure to also check out our slideshows: the sexy, sweaty Summer Fest crowds and the bands of Summer Fest 2012. Major Lazer Free Press Summer Fest, Eleanor Tinsley Park June 2, 2012 On Friday afternoon I was talking to fellow Rocks Off-er ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    2011 Music Awards Showcase

    Your guide to the bands and venues.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    2 Mixtapes & 1 Beat Battle: A Busy Underground-Rap Saturday

    Larami SerranoAuthentic Snoopy signs a fan's shirt at his Everything Ain't Enuff mixtape release.​This weekend, Boy A and Boy B participated in their first soccer game. It was brilliantly entertaining. At one point, Boy B turned to a player on his own team, began talking shit ("I'm too fast, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Lyrics That Make Terrible Facebook Status Updates

    DTF for sure.​Ever seen a nonsensical, irrelevant Britney Spears or Drake lyric on your Facebook news feed that made you cringe? We have - about 56, and the workday isn't even over yet. Some lyrics should stay on the radio and off the Facebook circuit. Perhaps instead of simply asking, "What' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    A Royal ABBA Salute And Other Scandinavian Musical Delights

    Photos by Brittanie SheyThe Royal Band outside Stockholm Palace​Välkommen from Scandinavia! More specifically, Gothenburg, Sweden, the country's "second city" and home to some of Rocks Off's favorite bands from recent years, including El Perro Del Mar, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives and The Knif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    La Roux Puts House Of Blues Under Its Electro-Pop Thumb

    Photos by Jason Wolter​ The past year has been a year of renewal for pop music when it comes to new roles for women. In these previous 12 months, the archetype of what a female pop singer is supposed to look and sound like has been completely gutted and reconstituted, leaving room for the more inv ... More >>

  • Music

    May 27, 2010
  • Music

    November 12, 2009

    Loose Change

    It's dystopia you can dance to in House of Blues' lavish Foundation Room.