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    March 21, 2014

    Amazon's Funniest One-Star Classic Album Reviews

    As a music writer, it can be beneficial to seek out other music reviews to see what people are thinking, aficionados and trolls alike. Let's look at Amazon, a popular site where I admit I've spent a bit of money and time. You can find anything here, down to your most basic grocery-shopping needs. ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    Top Five Acts at ACL Festival, 10/6/2013

    ATOMS FOR PEACE Can you be a fair-weather Radiohead fan and still really like Atoms for Peace? Well, sure. It may be Thom Yorke's side project, but he's got Flea in tow, and something about the combination of Flea's uber-charismatic personality and Thom Yorke's ability to make music out of sounds th ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Café Tacvba at Arena Theatre, 9/8/2013

    Café Tacvba Arena Theatre September 8, 2013 My friend Chapy, percussionist for Los Skarnales and the Suffers, is a hardcore Café Tacvba fan. This past weekend was his 25th birthday, and he celebrated by attending both the Austin and Houston shows of the band's current U.S. tour. If anyone knows g ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    Six Artists Practically Unrecognizable On Their First Records

    The things you did when you were young are often extremely embarrassing as you get older. The old joke used to be about people's high school yearbook photos, and a cursory search on the Internet will show you the embarrassing evidence of these when it comes to famous celebrities. Nowadays, you can f ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Cristina Acuna, Cactus Music's Twitter Fingers

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. Who? Although Social Media Person is just one of the many hats Cactus Music Store Mana ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Cristina Acuna, Cactus Music's Twitter Fingers

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. Who? Although Social Media Person is just one of the many hats Cactus Music Store Mana ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    August 16, 2012
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    March 8, 2012

    Top 5 Bands We'd Like To See At The Ballet

    Tonight, Houston Ballet performs Rooster, Associate Choreographer Christopher Bruce's dance interpretations of eight Rolling Stones songs including "Little Red Rooster," "Paint It Black" and "Sympathy for the Devil." If that sounds a little lowbrow for the ballet, the program also includes two works ... More >>

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    March 4, 2012

    Last Night: Radiohead At Toyota Center

    Radiohead Toyota Center March 3, 2012 Radiohead just doesn't add up. The band has effectively turned its back on the music business, pioneering alternative methods of distribution of its music to fans (most of it online), short-circuiting the traditional promotional apparatus by releasing last year ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Exit Music (For A Film): At The Movies With Radiohead

    While they have notoriously barred the use of their songs in advertising campaigns and initially resisted selling their music on iTunes, Radiohead has been more than willing to lend their vast brooding catalog to filmmakers, exposing mainstream culture to what might have otherwise remained a margina ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    Touring Is Easy: Radiohead Hitting Houston On March 3; First Houston Date In Almost 4 Years

    Radiohead's Thom Yorke getting Fred Astaire with it for the "Lotus Flower" viral clip​This morning Radiohead loaded dates for a 2012 arena tour, with Houston getting a 'Head appearance at the Toyota Center on March 3, which seems incredibly far away. That will be right in the middle of the bus ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    30 Seconds With The Manichean

    Rocks off sat down with Cory Sinclair and Justice Tirapelli-Jamail of the Manichean to find out what we could learn about our favorite local avant gardners (that we didn't already know) in 30 seconds. ​Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Justice Tirapelli-Jamail: "Paranoid Androi ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Top 10 Music Video Parodies (Not All By Weird Al)

    Weird "Al" As Lady Gaga​Two weeks ago while we were sifting through videos to make our 25 Most Influential Music Videos Of All Time list, we came across plenty of parodies of those 25 clips, mostly by Weird "Al" Yankovic and various Muppets, but there were a few crafty homemade ones as well. I ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    Flummoxed Radiohead Fans Start Support Group

    Next week will see the physical release, both vinyl and compact disc, of Radiohead's new album The King of Limbs. The album was released online a little over a month ago on the band's website to nearly universal acclaim from longtime fanatics and at least a passing reverence from fair-weather fans ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Why Is Thom Yorke Messing With Our Heads?

    intimtorma.tumblr.com​It's been a week since Radiohead's new The King of Limbs came out directly to an online audience before getting a proper release. Besides some middling reviews (including our own), accompanying the album was the first single and video for "Lotus Flower," featuring lead si ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    10 Albums That Grew On Us Over Time

    The King of Limbs has now been out less than a week, and Radiohead's latest effort has people torn, even fervent fans who think that Thom Yorke and his crew can do no wrong. Craig's Hlist listened to the half-hour album at least three times last Friday, just hours after it was released, and came f ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Radiohead's King Of Limbs Unfocused, Fleeting

    ​This morning, Rocks Off unwrapped Radiohead's newest release, The King of Limbs, an album whose existence was just announced this past Monday. In the old-school music industry, a record would be announced and you would suffer through months of interviews, video premieres, and reading reviews ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Sleigh Bells: Not Just For Christmas Anymore

    ​Christmastime: A time for family, for giving, and much to the displeasure of many, a time for incessantly grating holiday music. Christmas spirit frozen in cheesy songs monopolizes radio stations and relentlessly stalks our every step. A key component of much holiday music is often the percu ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Live From The Austin City Limits Festival, Day 1

    Brittanie SheyThe Ettes​Brittanie Shey: Things seem incredibly crowded, and hotter than Houston, if that's even possible. The dust is already flying. Some of us here braved the bro-crowd at the Black Keys (see jump) but some of us, seeing the mile of bodies wobbling before the stage, decided t ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Pop Princess Edition

    MB Pictures/ Rex Features​Dave Chapelle teaches us that the art of "keeping it real" may sometimes go awry. According to urbandictionary.com, this occurs when "in the act of keeping it real, the outcome is unexpected and usually has a negative effect on the individual who decided to keep it re ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010

    He Said She Said: Our Musical Resolutions for 2010, Part 2

    Did you know the U.S. Government publishes a list each year of popular American New Year's Resolutions? No. 1 is "lose weight," and No. 2 is "manage debt" which shows the kind of fucked-up priorities we as Americans have as we finish this decade off with the worst recession since the Depression. Su ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    What Constitutes a Killer Show? Six Personal Case Studies

    ​ Rocks Off is going to suck it up and go on the record as saying we had a great time at the Lady Gaga drag karaoke event last Sunday at Guava Lamp. Perhaps it was just the impaired judgment induced by the holiday cheer we'd imbibed at the Christmas party before, but the show was thoroughly enjoya ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Westheimer Block Party Listology: The Live Lights Choose 10 Albums to Take Into Space

    All this week, Rocks Off is previewing Saturday and Sunday's Westheimer Block Party by asking WBP performers to fill out a list from Lisa Nola's Music Listography book we're so fond of. It's not too late for your band to be up here, either; just email chris.gray@houstonpress.com by noon Thursday if ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    MySpaced Out: "Fuck Radiohead" and Some Twisted Tennesseeans

    MySpace is a great place for discovering off-the-wall tunes and performers. Here are three wack jobs from cyberspace that hail from that weird place that Captain Beefheart found so easily and in so many forms. The Russian Sextoys: For every Radiohead fan, there's someone like this French trio who'd ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    The Best Videos of 2008, Part 1

    10. TV on the Radio, "The Golden Age" 9. Arcade Fire, "Black Mirror" 8. The Kills, "U R A Fever"

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    May 15, 2008

    Smoke, Mirrors and Rainbows

    Overcoming chronic Radiohead fatigue

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    March 6, 2008
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    February 12, 2008

    This Just In: “Bodysnatchers” at the Woodlands

    Get those credit cards ready, because the band that has little use for traditional album recording and distribution procedures – but isn’t exactly going to let fans name their own price for concert tickets just yet – has announced when they’ll be in our neck of the woods. The Woodlands, that ... More >>

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    January 9, 2008

    This Just In: Radioheaded This Way

    If everyone who complains Dallas and Austin get all the good shows will kindly keep their mouths shut for the next few moments, Houstoned Rocks has a bit of happy news we’d like to report. Radiohead, those paradigm-busting, pitch-shifting Oxford rogues, released a list of cities for their upcoming ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Radiohead Gets Nekkid!

    Whatever happened to normal music videos? These days all we see are things going backwards, crazy-ass French animation, and people making asses of themselves on treadmills. What became of the clips featuring pseudo-religious iconography and she-males puking in toilets? Remember "Smack My Bitch Up"? ... More >>

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    December 20, 2007

    Boxed Out

    Do we really need to hear every last studio detail?

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    December 13, 2007
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    November 9, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Thom Yorke Presents WTF Friday

    This is Radiohead, with Thom Yorke on keys, covering what appears to be a really heartrending Bjork song, “Unravel” from Homogenic. The lyrics deal with loss of a lover and the inevitable climb back to the top of the shit heap. They recorded the dirge during a recent live Internet broadcast.

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    November 1, 2007

    Radiohead and In Rainbows

    The band's most blogged-about barn in America

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    October 15, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Gold at the End of Radiohead’s Rainbows?

    Just like any other elitist music writer out there, I like Radiohead. I bought OK Computer in ninth grade and listened to it a week straight while I was sick from school. I loved it, as did pretty much all of us. Each album since has been a resounding triumph in the eyes of even the most fickle fans ... More >>

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    October 10, 2007

    Attention Bayou City Radioheads

    Has anyone downloaded Radiohead’s brand-new MP3-only album In Rainbows yet? I haven’t, but the codes were emailed overnight and reviews are starting to trickle onto the Internet. (Like here.) Seems like another stylistic mash-up a la Hail to the Thief, with perhaps some of Thom Yorke’s latent ... More >>

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    October 9, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails Cry "Freedom"

    Today we’re honoring Radiohead and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails for busting the shackles of corporate record labels and chucking caution to the wind. For breaking out of the “Maggie’s Farm” that has destroyed so many careers and tanked artistic rebellion in exchange for a few extra bucks, ... More >>

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    October 1, 2007
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    August 16, 2007

    Riff Tiffs

    Afflictinnitus

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    July 13, 2007

    Do Da Dip

    1997, you are officially ten years old this year. And you have plenty to celebrate. You gave us the first blank CD-Rs and the song “Barbie Girl” by Aqua. You saw the untimely passing of Jeff Buckley and Biggie Smalls, making the world safe for ridiculous amounts of needless posthumous releases. ... More >>

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    February 22, 2007

    There Are Some Real Creeps on That Site

    So I was verifying the license status of a private investigator on the Texas Department of Public Safety's website, when lo and behold, I discover that someone over there is a big ol' Radiohead fan. Check out the name they use as a search example: Thom Yorke — you know, the carrot-haired, perp ... More >>

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    December 29, 2005

    Hard 'n Phirm

    Horses and Grasses

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    May 26, 2005

    Dreamfest 2

    Saturday, May 28, at Walter's and Mary Jane's Fat Cat, 4215 and 4216 Washington Avenue, and at the Rhythm Room, 1815 Washington Avenue

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    September 25, 2003

    Radiohead Rorschach

    An innocent fifth-grader's picture is worth a thousand-word critical analysis

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    June 19, 2003

    Radiohead

    Hail to the Thief (Capitol)

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    July 8, 1999

    Rock Martyrs

    New Radiohead documentary reveals the insecurities of superstardom

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    March 26, 1998
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    July 24, 1997
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    September 14, 1995

    Sour Success

    Radiohead wants to prove it's more than just a "Creep"

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