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. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. A "selecta" was originally the guy who sel ... More >>
Austin-born Ri-yan Dolan is only eight years old -- he turns a ripe nine on August 25 -- and holds the title of the world's youngest DJ, spinning under the name DJ Baby Chino. At a time when kids half his age can operate iPads and iPhones with ease, it should be no surprise that Dolan was only five ... More >>
Here's our must-haves if you're kick-starting a record collection.
Rocks Off remembers a Houston Type O Negative concert from years ago. We were particularly excited because Type O had added a cover of "The Angry Inch" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch to their set list, and we had a T-shirt form the original off-Broadway run we were hoping to get signed. The notor ... More >>
It's five days of dancing, dancing, dancing
www.youtube.com/user/aquariuz By any number of measures, Dutch born DJ/producer Tiesto is an international musical superstar. He's been voted "Best DJ in the World" by DJ Magazine three years in a row. He performed at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Athens, making history as the first ... More >>
Get your hands off my sound
She wasn't there. Yeah, I know why you clicked this headline. Lindsay Lohan was not at Rich's last night with her ladyfriend DJ, Samantha Ronson. Sorry, we had to get that out of the way. Last night at Rich's, all manner of celebrity-stalking, Perez-reading, catty-hating denizens were out in brute ... More >>
Kid Koala spins 8 p.m. Saturday, July 28, in MFAH's Audrey Jones Beck Building, 5601 Main, 713-639-7300. $15 nonmembers; $10 students with ID. Eighteen and up.
The Audience's Listening
Thursday, May 18, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717
OrchestraX scratches out a performance with MystiQuintet
Parallel Dimensions (Ubiquity)
Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
An omnivorous three-headed DJ monster wants to rewrite your old musical code with hip-hop vibes
Thursday, July 24
Can the rodeo rescue Reliant Stadium acoustics?
Long before DJ Screw, Darryl Scott was Houston's mixmaster, spinning records that eventually spun him into the ground. A reformed Scott has a new rap these days - the word of God.
Created by the folks who provide "entertainment" to military bases, VQ Live hopes to keep the non-GI Joes happy
Andre Sam-Sin, a.k.a. DJ Sun, spins a luminous sound
One man's triumphant journey through Pink Floyd obsession