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  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    UPDATED Free Press Summer Fest: This Year's Toughest Schedule Conflicts

    This weekend's Free Press Summer Fest at Eleanor Tinsley Park is officially (way) sold out, so our readers who don't have passes at this point are sadly now forced to test their skills at the "secondary market." For those of you who are already in, this week Rocks Off will be bringing you our staff ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Matmos Playing Houston for the First Time

    Matmos, the Matador Records-signed electronic music duo that has done work for Björk, has never performed in Houston. The person responsible for making the group's debut show in town happen? An expat living in Germany. A few years ago, dancer Ayman Harper -- a graduate of the High School for the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Ayman Harper Returns to Houston with Matmos

    Thanks to dancer Ayman Harper, Matmos will perform for the first time in Houston this weekend. All it took was for Harper to miss a concert by the popular Matador Records-signed electronic music duo that has done work for Björk. A few years ago, Harper -- a graduate of the High School for the Perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Top 10 Most Underrated Music Video Artists

    The Material Girl. The King of Pop (and his sister). The Chili Peppers. Mr. West. Very few artists have become the musical equivalent of the two-sport athlete: Making memorable music and monumental videos. When those people had a new video to premiere, it wasn't a just a video, it was an event. I ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    February 1, 2010

    We've Got Surfer Blood, The xx and Superchunk for Our SXSW Party This Year, Y'all

    Village Voice Media, the Houston Press' daddy company, has announced the line-up for this year's SXSW day party at La Zona Rosa, set for March 19 at noon. The show hasn't disappointed since Rocks Off has been aboard, with 2008 bringing the Black Keys, HEALTH and ...Trail Of Dead and last year the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Garage-Rock Provacateur Jay Reatard Dies Suddenly at Age 29

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​ This afternoon word began spreading on Twitter and various indie blogs that prolific garage rocker Jay Reatard had died. His label, Goner Records, posted a quick message confirming Reatard's passing on its online bulletin board at around 3 p.m., stating: "It is with great ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009
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    April 20, 2008

    This Just In: Cat Power Cancels

    Cat Power, Jenny Lewis’ main rival for the fantasy attentions of besotted indie boys, injured her vocal cords last week and has canceled several upcoming shows on her current tour, including Tuesday’s performance at Warehouse Live. Pitchfork reported Friday that Cat Power, the New York-based s ... More >>

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    As video games go indie, Wack imagines a few likely pairings

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2006

    South By Southwest

    By Scott Faingold My party line is this: I am a ball bearing, and the 2006 South By Southwest Music Conference is a massive pinball machine. Ommmm. This faux-Buddhist stance serves me well in the first hours of my SXSW experience, allowing me to ride out a messy and convoluted series of disasters w ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Straight Outta London

    Dizzee Rascal brings grime music -- the British answer to crunk -- to the Dirty South

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Guided By Voices

    Friday, January 16

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Guided By Voices

    Monday, June 10

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    January 26, 1995
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    October 13, 1994

    Twilight of the God

    One final round (maybe) for the last romantic, Frank Sinatra

  • Music

    March 10, 1994
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