The Cardigans

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Which Silly Music-Quiz Taker Are You?

    If you were a "David Bowie," would you be the Thin White Duke or Ziggy Stardust? If you were a Michael Jackson song, would you be "Bad," or would you be staring at "The Man In the Mirror?" Thanks to a deluge of incredibly popular online quizzes from pop-culture Web sites like Zimbio and Buzzfeed, y ... More >>

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    March 3, 2014

    The Tontons at Warehouse Live, 3/1/2014

    The Tontons Warehouse Live March 1, 2014 Saturday night, at half past 11 p.m., Asli Omar sauntered out onto the stage at Warehouse Live. A solitary light beamed down on her, illuminating her white dress as she crooned to the crowd. Guitarist Adam Martinez, bassist Tom Nguyen and stand-in drummer S ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Soft Metals, Buxton, Grand Old Grizzly, Etc.

    Tonight L.A.-via-Portland electro duo Soft Metals (synthy, spooky, dreamy) headline the return of the Musum of Fine Arts, Houston's Mixed Media social-hours from 8 p.m. to midnight. The space will be tricked out by presenting sponsor IKEA, so you know it's going to be modern. Also performing are loc ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Bartender Chat: Rex of Boondocks

    Sometimes, when you have a rough week that just so happens to fall between pay periods, you need a really cheap drink.That's when happy hour at Boondocks comes to the rescue. The vibe was pretty laid-back recently at 5 p.m., which was a major contrast with some of the rowdier nights I've spent at ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009

    Happy April Fool's Day: Fools in Popular Music

    As you've hopefully been able to tell from our previous two entries (and yes, we were KIDDING about both of them), Rocks Off has been having some fun with April Fool's Day today. According to Wikipedia - unless, you know, they're joking - the day springs from a discrepancy when the measuring of days ... More >>

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    August 11, 2005
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    October 21, 2004

    An ABBA to Zebra of Guilty Pleasures

    Music figures tell all abou their most shameful faves

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    August 5, 2004

    Heapin' Helpin' of Homicide

    Mystery Cafe serves up dinner with a side of death

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    October 3, 2002

    Nicolai Dunger

    Soul Rush (Lakeshore)

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    July 6, 2000

    Toe-Tapping Zapping

    Game soundtracks struggle for legitimacy in an industry obsessed with killing machines, not killer tunes

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    May 13, 1999
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    November 26, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    July 3, 1997
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    May 8, 1997

    Greed is Good

    Veruca Salt would like it all. If not now, then eventually.

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    February 13, 1997

    Shiny Happy People?

    Sweden's Cardigans aren't as warm and fuzzy as they let on

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    May 16, 1996