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Surfer Blood

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    October 28, 2013

    Surfer Blood Looks to Squeeze More Success From Pythons

    In 2010, Florida's Surfer Blood made waves with their impressive hook-heavy debut album, Astro Coast. They were indie-rock's instant media darlings. Three years later, and band is trying to re-earn that sweet favorable media attention. Last year, front man John Paul Pitts cast himself -- and thus h ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    Upcoming: A Day to Remember, Glass Candy, Streetlight Manifesto, etc.

    Blacklist Royals: Wed., September 4, 7 p.m., $10 to $14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Chet Faker: Wed., September 18, 7 p.m., $10 to $14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Dax Riggs: Fri., August 30, 8 p.m., $12 to $16. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houst ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Last Night: Foals and Surfer Blood at Fitzgerald's

    Foals, Surfer Blood Fitzgerald's April 25, 2013 Thursday was quite the busy night in Houston, with most of the city's venues hosting national touring acts. Paramore and Gaslight Anthem were at the bigger rooms, but the real hot ticket was a sold-out showing of Foals and Surfer Blood at Fitzgerald's ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Upcoming: Riff Raff, Father John Misty, Wavves, Surfer Blood, the Killers, Etc.

    10 Years: With thelastplaceyoulook, Lost Element, A Midnight in Chicago., Sat., March 16, 8 p.m., $21/$25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Adrenaline Mob: With Nothing More., Fri., March 22, 8 p.m., $16/$20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Allah-Las: Mon., April 1, 8 p.m., $8 ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Releases Daily Schedule

    This morning Fun Fun Fun Fest organizers released the daily schedule for November's three-day orgy of booze, denim, and loudness in the middle of Austin's Auditorium Shores. The color-coded stages -- black, yellow, orange, and blue -- are set up according to genre and size of the act. Last year th ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012
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    July 12, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012: A$AP Rocky, De La Soul, PiL, Santigold, X, Turbonegro, Etc.

    This morning Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest, the best music festival in Texas that isn't Free Press Summer Fest, announced their full 2012 lineup after months of teasing us and leaking a handful of names at a time -- and then hip-hop legends Run-D.M.C Tuesday morning. Scheduled for November 2-4 at Audit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Readers Poll: What Are Your Favorite Summer Albums?

    You know technically if you live in Houston, summer never really goes away. It just sort of lingers on top of the region, every now and then rousing from slumber to pound us with heat and humidity. Northern parts of the country have a firm line separating the seasons, but thankfully global warming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Last Night: Surfer Blood At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Surfer Blood House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room March 22, 2011 Thanks to the success of their debut album, last year's Astro Coast, Surfer Blood quickly became one of 2010's most sought-after indie-rock bands, their catchy garage-surf-rock singles topping myriad year-e ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    February 22, 2011

    Upcoming: Das Racist, Echo & The Bunnymen, Surfer Blood, Etc.

    ​Arcade Fire, Explosions In The Sky: Wed., May 4. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Bob Schneider: Thu., April 7. McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Cory Morrow: Sat., April 23. The Firehouse Saloon. Das Racist, Fat Tony, Muhammadali, Simple Success, DJ iPod Ammo: Tue, March 22, Fitzgerald's. David C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Katy Perry? For Album Of The Year? Seriously?

    ​Don't get Craig's Hlist wrong, we think that Katy Perry is extremely attractive. In fact, if we think about her long enough, it makes us want to cry and punch a wall. She's a buxom, bubbly, raven-haired pop star who dresses like she's expensive grandma candy. We even interviewed her last ye ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

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    April 20, 2010

    Austin City Limits Festival Tickets On Sale Tomorrow At 10 A.M.

    We're not saying Soundgarden is playing ACL, but you never know...​That's right. Now why would Rocks Off make something like that up? Hope you have $180 lying around and don't have any meetings or classes or anything like that tomorrow morning, because they're going to go quick. Better go ahead an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2010

    SXSW: Wild Moccasins Enjoy Their Day Off

    Nick CodyThe Pains of Being Pure at Heart​ Hello HP Rocks Off! This is Nick of the Wild Moccasins sending an email about our South by experience. We are staying at Will Patterson of KVRX's apt. off the drag and he made us pancakes for breakfast which were delicious, a great start for the day.Then ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    SXSW As It Happens: Surfer Blood Makes Waves at the Village Voice Media Party

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​A series of texts from Brandon K. Hernsberger starting at 12:41 p.m.: I'm in line at Village Voice. Shit is CRAZY long. Most people here to see The xx. 5 in 5 out. Surfer Blood up next. Dudes are effing HUGE. I see people eating inside and I'm jealous. Next door ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    SXSW As It Happens: Advice From Smokey Robinson, A Hunch About Surfer Blood, Minor Disagreement Over Antlers And Our First Courtney Love Sighting

    Craig Hlavaty2:01 p.m.: "Starting to think Surfer Blood may be this year's Vampire Weekend. Day show line."​ Dan Oko, 2:00 p.m.: As in Las Vegas, at SXSW day and night swirl together as the ever-strong throngs dive in and out of showcases all day and and all night. The gamble is whether you will h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Aftermath: Surfer Blood, More Than the Poor Man's Vampire Weekend, at Mango's

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​ One can sit around all day and wax faux intelligent about where a band gleams their influences from. It's armchair quarterbacking for the kind of folks who wake up in the middle of Sunday afternoon and could give a good goddamn about 100 yards and monied monoliths of bro. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Tonight: Florida Indie Beach Boys Surfer Blood Sail Into Mango's

    ​Florida-based indie kids Surfer Blood pull into Mango's tonight, touring ahead of their upcoming Astro Coast LP. The band was recently anointed by Rolling Stone's online feature "Hype Monitor" as "bright and booming and hooky as FM radio in the late '70s." Rocks Off can hear traces of early "Blue ... More >>

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    November 3, 2009

    No Rocks Off Movie Night Tonight - We're Saving Ourselves for Urban Cowboy Next Week

    Next Tuesday, Rocks Off Movie Night at the Mink returns with the 1980 "classic" Urban Cowboy. Classic if you're from Houston, anyway. The film kicks off our three-week series on movies filmed in and around Houston proper. Ben Stiller's directorial debut Reality Bites and Wes Anderson's hipster-bait ... More >>

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