Stereo Systems

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: DJ Meshak, Hongree Records' Sound Selecter

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Baby Chino, World's Youngest DJ: "I Have Haters"

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Playing for Keeps: Vinyl Essentials

    Here's our must-haves if you're kick-starting a record collection.

  • Music

    November 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Type O Negative's Peter Steele Dies Again, This Time For Real

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010
  • Calendar

    January 14, 2010

    3rd Annual Houston Tango Festival

    It's five days of dancing, dancing, dancing

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Aftermath: Dutch Superstar DJ Tiesto at Reliant Arena 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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2009

    Copyright Infringement

    Get your hands off my sound

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Aftermath: Samantha Ronson at Rich's

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2008
  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Kid Koala

    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.

  • Music

    January 11, 2007
  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Cut Chemist

    The Audience's Listening

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    The Business, with Roger Miret and the Disasters

    Thursday, May 18, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2006
  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    Sampling Sonatas

    OrchestraX scratches out a performance with MystiQuintet

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Theo Parrish

    Parallel Dimensions (Ubiquity)

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Atmosphere

    Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Reprogram Your Life

    An omnivorous three-headed DJ monster wants to rewrite your old musical code with hip-hop vibes

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Circuits of Steel Tour

    Thursday, July 24

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Stone Deaf

    Can the rodeo rescue Reliant Stadium acoustics?

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Turn The Beat Around

    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.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Born in the USO

    Created by the folks who provide "entertainment" to military bases, VQ Live hopes to keep the non-GI Joes happy

  • Music

    August 21, 1997

    Here Comes the Sun

    Andre Sam-Sin, a.k.a. DJ Sun, spins a luminous sound

  • Music

    March 31, 1994

    Pink Pigs and Scarred Psyches

    One man's triumphant journey through Pink Floyd obsession