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
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