Rick Thompson

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Artist of the Week: LL Cooper

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to You know what's a f ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    L.L. Cooper

    L.L. Cooper performs Thursday, July 19, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, 713-521-0521. Big Swifty also performs.

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Moses Guest

    Guest Motel (Aufheben Records)

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Hothouse Flowers

    Groceries spoil in the heat, while the rest of Houston's music community blossoms

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Reelin' In the Years

    A look back at Houston Press Music Awards of yore

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Pander Bare

    Ex-Soular Slide front man peels away the funk to show off his songs

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Big John and Little Joe

    Space City's tallest and shortest musicians rule the 2002 Houston Press Music Awards

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Hot Tunes, Summer in the City

    Houston Press Music Awards Showcase 2002

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Moses Guest

    Moses Guest (Aufheben Records)

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Book 'Em

    Among musicians, everyone wants to become an author

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Holy Moses

    Moses Guest revamps its sound and looks for a breakthrough

  • News

    June 11, 1998
  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    What's in a Name?

    A lot, if you're Moses Guest, and taking another grab at the brass ring

  • Music

    June 26, 1997

    Houston Press 1997 Music Awards Preview

    A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!

  • Music

    July 25, 1996
  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    Perpetual Funk

    Six years on, and just ready to begin, Beat Temple releases its first CD

  • Music

    June 16, 1994