Neighboring Houston is already providing a wealth of talent to Austin's SXSW this year, but so many other acts are flying under the radar that we think deserve that extra buzz, or maybe they just couldn't make it for various reasons. Point is, we would have liked to just have the option to see cert ... More >>
Last year, local rap group H.I.S.D. (Hueston Independent Spit District) released The Weakend, an extra-meta album that was directly aimed at enlightening smart people and indirectly aimed at confusing dumb ones. Here's the bulk of what Rocks Off wrote about it then:
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email email@example.com. H.I.S.D. The Weakend (Peace Uv Mine, 2010) The Weakend is only the second full-length album t ... More >>
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Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Killa Joe," Michele Thibeaux Wire To Wire Houston's OG Ron C, head honcho of the GO DJ Coali ... More >>
Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to email@example.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: K-Otix, "Let Me Be Your Addiction" (feat. Michele Thibeaux) Wire to Wire Okay, We've got four ... More >>
Houston songstress crafts her sounds down to the last teaspoon