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Robyn Hitchcock

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Chad Smalley, Blaggards' Barse Player

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, 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. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? What? If ass is arse when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler: Five Songs For the Master of Mystery

    Raymond Chandler was responsible for some of the greatest detective stories ever penned by an American writer. That image you have of a hard-boiled, hard-drinking gum shoe in a fedora surrounded my crime, mystery, beautiful women, and danger? That is all Chandler and his most famous creation Philip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 Mark Romanek Videos

    Today is the 53rd birthday of Mark Romanek. Though he's a perfectly legit Hollywood director of great films like One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, he is also responsible for some of the greatest music videos of all time. For 20 years he has worked with top-level performers, and today we celebrate ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Neil Young's Ragged Glories

    Jonathan Demme directs Journeys, a documentary aboout the Canadian singer-songwriter.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Jim Morrison: Top 5 Songs About the Lizard King

    ​We've always felt a deep connection with Jim Morrison, so much so that we'd rather read No One Here gets Out Alive than listen to any one Doors song. The poet and legendary front man left us far too soon, and in his wake is a wealth of stories and music that continues to echo down and find an ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    October 20, 2009

    Up, Up and Away: Songs for Balloon Boy's iPod

    Last week, America was captivated by the saga of Falcon Heene, the six-year-old boy we were told was floating across Colorado in his father's experimental weather balloon. We were so riveted, in fact, that media outlets struggled to find airtime for other equally important stories, like Madonna get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Two: Phoenix, Robyn Hitchcock and Them Crooked Vultures

    Photo by Matthew Taplinger​The quality of the grass at ACL on Charles Attal's apparent birthday blow out (if projections for "Feliz Cumpleanos" were to be believed) was nothing to sniff at. The great lawn of Zilker Park was emerald and ready to absorb the dance steps of a sold-out crowd with h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    So Whatcha Want: Austin City Limits Festival Lineup Announced

    C3 Entertainment announced the lineup for the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival Tuesday morning, and as Rocks Off expected, they might as well start calling the thing Lollapalooza South. Lolla headliners the Beastie Boys and Kings of Leon are both headed to the freshly irrigated Zilker Park Oct ... More >>

  • Film

    September 11, 2008

    Oh, Canada

    Midway through the Toronto film fest, and things are looking bleak

  • Music

    July 10, 2008
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    December 21, 2006

    Don't Fear the Reaper

    The annual return of the Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006

    Best Albums of the Year, 2006 Part II

    Hellogoodbye, Zombies! Aliens! Vampires! Dinosaurs! (Drive-Thru): Few modern emo/punk/whatever whippersnappers capture the essence of the decade when keyboards ruled the world -- largely because their view of the 1980s comes secondhand via VH1 or retro-radio hours. However, an exception to this rule ... More >>

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    The Kids Are All Right

    Classic rock lives on in the hands of youngsters the Redwalls

  • Music

    April 14, 2005
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    March 31, 2005

    Elf Rock

    The Decemberists bring their magic-realist, Picaresque new album to town

  • Music

    March 24, 2005
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    November 11, 2004

    Songs of Planet Krypton

    The Man of Steel's pop-culture appeal is inscribed in decades of lyrics

  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Summer Camp

    Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle

  • Music

    June 10, 2004
  • Film

    May 27, 2004

    Hard-Knocked Life

    A Slipping Down Life takes a beating in the transition from book to film

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Show Cased

    The good, the bad and the Mogwai highlight SXSW

  • Film

    March 22, 2001

    Dirty Rotten Seducers

    Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt set their booby traps in Heartbreakers

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Rotation

    New Releases Reviewed

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    The Old and the Restless

    Longtime thought-rocker Robyn Hitchcock cuts new record

  • Music

    June 18, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    March 14, 1996
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    March 23, 1995
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    June 2, 1994

    Cover Boys

    For Houston's cover bands, the party never ends and the songs remain the same

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