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Sunny Day Real Estate

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    The Five Most Important Ways Emo Changed Popular Music

    Some things never change. For a few years when I was younger, "fuck emos" was a battle cry among fans of "real punk" or "real music," who hated the wave of emo in popular music and as a lifestyle of teenagers across America. Now, in some ways, that sentiment seems to be back again. Not only was I a ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: The Excitable Boys of Another Run

    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? On the Rocks Off 200, we ... More >>

  • Music

    October 17, 2013

    Halls of Fame

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues.

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    October 11, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues

    As the Houston Press doffs our kudos cap to local institutions great and small in the Best of Houston® 2013 awards, all through October each of our four blogs will be looking beyond the winners of selected categories in a series we like to call "The Rest of the Best." Rocks Off happened to draw Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    The Five Worst Trends In Pop Music Right Now

    If you listen to popular music with even a halfway critical ear, which the men and women of Rocks Off at least try to do (though yes, we know some readers may disagree), this is a very tough time. Both the old-fashioned radio airwaves and newfangled streaming gadgetry are awash in songs that are man ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    The Appleseed Cast at Fitzgerald's, 7/12/2013

    The Appleseed Cast Fitzgerald's July 12, 2013 Friday night in Houston was a lover of the blues' wet dream, with several roadshow options from that genre to choose from. John Mayer was doing his thing at the Woodlands Pavilion, while Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks were tearing down the joint at Hou ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012
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    May 25, 2012

    Knights of the Fire Kingdom: Houston's Hottest Band

    Yes, another article about the same band. See a different take on Knights of the Fire Kingdom in Jef With One F's "bus-stop" interview. Houston has known Jeoaf Johnson as the burly beardo playing drums in Roky Moon & BOLT for the past three years. Yes, him. Now that the band has folded and called i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    '90s Soundtrack Battle: Angus & Batman Forever Duke It Out

    ​The movies couldn't be any more different. One is about an obese, kindly high school guy with a heart of gold. The other is about an crime-fighting millionaire orphan inside a cartoonish world full of super-villains, cringe-worthy puns, and Jim Carrey at his muggiest. Obvious Angus is a bette ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Live From The Austin City Limits Festival, Day 3

    Marco TorresTrombone Shorty​Craig Hlavaty: News coming out of the media tent: Don Henley of the Eagles had a stent put in his heart this past week. He will be singing and possibly playing guitar, but not exerting himself on drums. This could very well be the last Eagles show for a while - if e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Passion Pit Moves Bodies, Emotions at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Groovehouse/Check out a slideshowPassion Pit played to a sold out crowd at Warehouse Live​Aftermath remembers the first book that ever made us cry. It was Katherine Paterson's controversial but also much-loved young adult novel Bridge to Terebithia. In all likelihood it was also the ... More >>

  • Music

    October 1, 2009

    The Shredder Returns

    One show, one sentence

  • Music

    October 1, 2009

    Alamo Heights

    San Antonio's the Krayolas steam into their second act.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Kenny "Roaster" Rogers at His Freakiest

    ​Because of Tuesday's We Were Wolves/Satin Hooks show (our ears are still ringing), the Mink moved its weekly movie night to 9 p.m. tonight, but it's worth the wait. They'll be showing the Coen brothers' 1996 classic The Big Lebowski, with $3 White Russians and a pair of Sunny Day Real Estate tick ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008
  • Music

    February 2, 2006

    Between the Cracks

    Profiling local bands

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Rogue Wave

    Descended Like Vultures

  • Music

    March 11, 2004
  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    All His Life

    The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is always between rock and a hard place

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