Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: Mainstream country.
BY MIKE SEELY
With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close last week with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bl ... More >>
girlscantwhat.comLast week, we rounded up a list of our favorite female rock bassists. We'd like to continue the trend of honoring rock's finest females, by next recognizing 14 notable female rock drummers. As usual, we will focus on the live-performing, touring drummers over time, rather tha ... More >>
Jimi Hendrix & Band of Gypsys
Live at Fillmore East (Experience Hendrix/Columbia Legacy)
140 minutes, $13.98.
The latest release in a busy year for the Hendrix estate is this 1999 documentary, pumped up with extra footage, that explores Jimi's short-lived but influential Band of Gypsys lineu ... More >>
GroovehouseJimmie Vaughan (left) and his band gave the large iFest crowd some saxual healing Saturday.Lots more iFest in our slideshows: The bands, the performers, the crowds and even the food.
For something that was still going on 24 hours ago, the first weekend of the Houston International ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseGrace Potter & the Nocturnals, Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights
House of Blues
February 17, 2011
For more totally tasteful pictures from Thursday, see our slideshow here.
Ooh la la.
Aftermath is going to be real up front here. We did not know a whole lot about Grac ... More >>
Rocks Off is following our sister Houston Press blogs into the choppy waters of "Comment of the Day," choosing a comment or a handful of comments from the previous day we find especially enlightening, infuriating or just plain hilarious. We're glad our readers have opinions, whatever they are, about ... More >>
Hi there, 2009. Please have a seat. Are you comfortable? Would you like some coffee, or perhaps a cigarette? No? Okay, good. Let's just cut straight to the point, then.
You suck, and frankly we're sick of your bullshit.
You were an awful year, filled not just with economic collapse, scary right-wi ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark C. Austin
To ... More >>