Mick Cullen

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Inspector Owl and the Bloody World of Underground Hungry Hungry Hippo Bouts

    It's been awhile since my main dealer of great indie-rock music videos, Mick Cullen of Subterranean Radio, managed to connect. Either his wares were not quite to my taste, or they were and the bands never responded. This time, though, he sent me some local (for him) heroes in the form of Inspector O ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2012

    Hello, Nurses!

    A band that brings the color of thunder to the stage.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    The Embargo Act of 1807, And 5 Artists We'd Miss If It Was Still Here

    ​We're living in a globally connected world right now. Goods of all kinds are available from anywhere in the world in days, or in cases like music and films instantly. Our favorite expression lately is, "Living in the future is awesome," and if anyone argues with you punch them in the face and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    AgesandAges: A Tale of Portland and Pearl Harbor

    ​As the year comes to its close and we welcome the cool temperatures and the grey skies, definitely our favorite weather, we turn to the Pacific Northwest and the band AgesandAges. Mick Cullen of Subterranean Radio, our dealer in all excellent and underground, passed along the music video for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Our Top 10 Music Videos of 2011

    ​Our obsession with the medium of music videos remains as strong as its ever been, and we've done our best to bring as many of the best of the newest releases to you in the digital pages of Rocks Off over the course of the year. We're pleased to round up the cream of the crop as we did this ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Nurses: "Fever Dream" is a Minor Madness

    ​Here we go with the latest bit of musical and cinematic awesomeness from our buddy Mick Cullen over at Subterranean Radio. When he says, "You've got to see this video" then we know that we'll be discovering something amazing. This is Nurses and the official video for their song "Fever Dream. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Rural Alberta Advantage: Drowning for Fun and Profit

    ​We get a lot of great music videos from Mick Cullen over at Subterranean Radio because Cullen has the best nose for tracking down incredible underground music in the country. His latest offering to us is a Canadian band called the Rural Alberta Advantage and the video for their song "Muscle R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Still Corners: If You're Not Mad, You're Not in Love

    ​This week in our music video column we continue our exchange program with the unbeatable Mick Cullen of Subterranean Radio who keeps his finger so tightly on the pulse of stellar underground tunes that we always ask him for new ones whenever our supply runs low. He suggested an incredible psy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    O'Death: "Bugs" Challenges Nick Cave For Most Disturbing Video

    ​And loses, but keep in mind that Nick Cave, whose latest incarnation Grinderman is responsible for "Heathen Child", has never really said for certain whether or not he is in fact a demon toying with our souls until he consumes them. So no, O'Death doesn't beat the creepiest man in rock and ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Rocks Off's Must-See Music Picks For SXSW '11

    ​As you may have heard, there's a teeny-tiny little music festival going on in Austin later this week. Some of the early birds on team Rocks Off are either already there or well on their way, as a matter of fact. With more than 2,000 artists playing the official part of SXSW alone, trying to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    The 10 Best Music Videos Of 2010

    ​The following should be heard in Ray Liotta's voice for maximum effect: As far back as we can remember, we always wanted to be a VJ. We grew up with MTV, and until we had to break it off after we found the channel hoing around with a pack of syphilitic realitysauruses, we never missed a cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Chromeo: "Don't Turn The Lights On" Is Scarier Than The Dark

    Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. ​Today's musical mental mindfuck comes to us courtesy of Mick Cullen of Subterranean Radio, who suggested ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    The 11 Best Internet-Only Radio Stations

    ​Should Rice University's pending sale of KTRU to the University of Houston for use as a classical sister station to KUHF go through, Houston would lose one of its oldest sources of independent, over-the-air music programming. Having sat in KTRU's studio many times as a local artist telling th ... More >>