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Moby (Musician)

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    True Blood: Moby vs. Mopey

    Spoilers ahead in this one. Big spoilers. As the last season of True Blood comes to a close, it's pretty clear that we're saying goodbye to better aspects of the show the way you say goodbye to a friend who is very sick and is never going to get better. Well excuse me, because I'm not that guy an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    The Best Things at Coachella This Year, Weekend Two

    Ed. Note: This is the final post of our piggyback Coachella 2013 coverage, with an eternal debt to our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly. The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Takes It Back to the '90s

    Coachella, the Only Music Festival That Matters (or so we're told), announced its 2013 lineup late Thursday night, no holograms or Rolling Stones included. Instead, two beloved '90s UK acts whose popularity in the U.S. is spotty at best, Blur and the Stone Roses, headline the first night of the tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    5 Stories We Should Be Talking About Instead of Kimye's Unborn Child

    Future generations may eventually read the words "watercooler moment" and have no idea what the phrase means. Why wait to talk to your coworkers when you'll already be friends with them on a social network and can share your comments on news as it happens? If you have Twitter you see this future at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Time-Trippin': Great Houston Radio TV Ads From Yesterday

    If I have learned anything over the past year at Rocks Off, it's that you guys really, really get heated when it comes to FM radio in Houston. From format changes, myopic classic-rock playlists, and controversial morning hosts, Houstonians care about their terrestrial radio choices. Hell, you do spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    The Rocks Off 100: DJ Sun, Builder of Soular Grooves

    Who? The man who goes by DJ Sun was born in The Netherlands, grew up in the small South American country of Suriname and moved to Houston in 1985. He began DJing in 1993 and has headed up KPFT's Saturday-night program Soular Grooves (9 p.m.-12 a.m.) for 18 years. After a couple of EPs and 45s, Sun's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    The Best Def Leppard Demos, Rarities, And Deep Tracks

    Def Leppard is one of the quintessential rock bands of the '80s. With such hits as "Foolin'," "Hysteria," and the ever-popular "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and countless others. Despite the numerous tragedies that have befallen the band, including the death of guitarist Steve Clark and a car wreck that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Sweating To The Beat: 5 EDM Artists To Help You Get In Shape

    If you're looking to drop ten pounds for summer, now seems like a great time to start hitting the gym. If you're one of the many that doesn't do well left to their own devices, then you'll probably want to be part of a workout group. If you've never been before, though, you're about to learn one of ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Friday Night: Deadmau5 At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Check out more photos of Friday night's Mauskateers. Deadmau5, Excision, Tommy Lee & DJ Aero, Grrl Parts Verizon Wireless Theater September 16th, 2011 The last few times you've heard from this member of Rocks Off, we've brought you reports from major electronic and da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    KMAG, These Are Our Favorite Four-Letter Bands

    AC/DC: The Only Four-Letter Band That Matters​The other day while we were tooling around with a collection of music we had inherited from some family members that had passed away, we realized that of all the compact discs that we had in the box, the Miles Davis, the Ravi Shankar box set, the T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    One tiny, lonely crab cake. I call him "Sebastian."​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're still nursing bottle rocket burns and kebab skewer wounds from the 4th of July celebration on Monday. Did anyone else get really, really drunk and wind up donating half of y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks on Sting: "Rock Stars...Is There Anything They Don't Know?"

    You rotten flexible bastard.​ Sting. He's the artist we love to hate: Sting, everyone's favorite somnambulant acoustic pop star, has developed a somewhat checkered experience in Central Asia. In 2009, Gulnara Karimova--herself a fledgling pop singer under the name GooGooSha and daughter of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: Music Fans Love Their A-Holes

    You rotten flexible bastard.​Sting. He's the artist we love to hate. From The Atlantic: Sting, everyone's favorite somnambulant acoustic pop star, has developed a somewhat checkered experience in Central Asia. In 2009, Gulnara Karimova - herself a fledgling pop singer under the name GooGooSha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Out Today: Danger Mouse In Rome, Nick Cave & Queen Reissued

    ​It's back to the usual grind for Rocks Off after last night's late-night Austin City Limits Festival lineup announcement. Sadly, we will not be seeing the Foo Fighters play songs from Wasting Light in Austin come September. And yes, still playing it, along with a steady diet of Guns N' Roses. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Duran Duran Through the Eyes of David Lynch

    ​Better start off by telling you that Duran Duran is huge in the House With One F. The wife has an immense collection of rare singles on vinyl and CD, and bassist John Taylor is referred to only as "Happy Birthday Sweetheart" after wishing her just that when they met at the Four Seasons in Aus ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    March Madness

    At SXSW 2011, almost everything that could go wrong did — except the music.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    SXSW: Shina Rae, Social Butterfly

    Shina Rae on FacebookShina Rae and her patriotic suspenders at the Maxim Super Bowl party last month​Despite how it may appear to even our closest associates, Rocks Off is not in the business of accosting random women on the street. We don't think we could even if we wanted to. So when we saw ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Five Musicians You Don't Want At Your Birthday Party

    geekologie.com​Rocks Off was struck by a random thought the other day: How cool would it be if a rock star showed up at your birthday party? It could happen any number of ways. Maybe a well-connected friend calls in a few favors. Maybe your party is in the same hotel where they're staying. Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Happy National Taco Day From ZZ Top, Moby, Arcade Fire...

    ​Today, October 4, is National Taco Day, and no doubt our friend Jay is somewhere bathing in tacos. Dude has made a healthy sideline just tweeting about tacos. Tacos don't have much to do with music in our minds, unless you count the inside sleeve to ZZ Top's Tres Hombres and its Leo's Mexican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Top 10 Celebrity Music-Video Cameos

    ​Ratt, "Round and Round" Thursday night, Ratt hits up Warehouse Live with what passes for their original line-up. At their peak, the band was a gritty and decadent alternative to bands like Poison, skewing closer to Motley Crue in terms of excess and drug abuse. ​The band managed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    The 7 Most Polarizing Albums In Recent Memory

    ​This Monday night, MGMT hits the House Of Blues behind new album Congratulations, which has been getting one of the most tepid responses for a new album by a buzz band in recent media memory. The people that jumped on the bandwagon in 2008 after the Brooklyn-based then-duo released Oracular Spect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Werewolves Got Fingered: The 5 Worst Movies (Besides Twilight: New Moon) With the Best Soundtracks

    ​Good news, all you fans of condensed screen versions of self-indulgent Mormon vampire pseudo-erotic clit-tease fantasies: Twilight: New Moon is being released in only eight days. Rocks Off, accustomed to scorn from literary snobs for his steadfast support of the Harry Potter series, actually pick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    Paolo Nutini, Moby, Pink, Lady GaGa and Other Artists Manlier Than John Mayer

    ​We don't always hate John Mayer. No, really. Sometimes dude seems downright likable, like when he's hanging out in the Comedy Cellar in NYC, or releasing self-effacing web videos, or popping up for cavalier, amusing chats with our XM favorites Ron & Fez. Even his Twitter account is worth read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Slideshow on Demand: You Make the Call

    chemistryland.comRocks Off loves to put together musical slideshows, and if the response to a few of our recent ones is any indication (hi, Digg!), you like them too. Album covers are an almost inexhaustible resource that are always fun to look at and can be grouped together any number of ways. So l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    SXSW: Lou Reed. Live. For One Song. Lou Freakin’ Reed.

    Every damn year, the people who put on SXSW play the same old game. For some reason, there always seems to be a certain amazing musician in town to give a lecture, screen a film or do something else all together that doesn’t involve them performing live. The game is finding out exactly where and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    SXSW Ephemera: Random Notes from the Field

    Can't find a hotel room? Maybe these people will let you crash on their bus in front of Emo's. Let’s dish about Lou Reed for a minute. He didn’t show up to join Roky Erickson and Okkervil River at the Austin Music Awards last night, as was rumored, because apparently 11 p.m. (when they went on ... More >>

  • Music

    October 12, 2006

    Tech? No!

    An imaginary history of electronic music

  • Culture

    June 1, 2006

    Fair Play

    Uneven "Moby in Motion" spotlights Houston Ballet's lesser-knowns

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006

    Going to the West Side

    Houston Ballet kicks it with Moby

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Can't Touch the MMMBop

    A new boxed set excavates the '90s

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2005

    Quite a Jolt

    Pilobolus's Megawatt, Full Strength promises seriously high energy

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    Moby

    Hotel

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head --

    and its ass -- out of the past

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Moby for Veep

    John Kerry should hit the decks for his running mate

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Messing with Texas

    Rockers bash Bush, with varying results

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Sandra Collins

    Saturday, October 11

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Mark Ronson

    Here Comes the Fuzz (Elektra)

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    East Is East and West Is West

    Except in the music of Indian-American DJ Navdeep

  • Music

    March 6, 2003

    12 Rods

    Lost Time (Self-released)

  • Music

    July 11, 2002
  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    Moby

    18 (V2 Records)

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Moby Pick

    Beaumont's Barbara Lynn lucks out with a song that almost died

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Roni Size & Reprazent

    In the Mode (Talkin' Loud/Island)

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Pop Populist

    Moby's muse knows what the people want

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Singin' in the Rave

    BT tries to do the unutterable: Be a DJ who vocalizes

  • Music

    November 13, 1997
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