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The Pussycat Dolls

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    July 14, 2014

    Lionel Richie & Cee-Lo Green at The Woodlands, 7/13/2014

    Lionel Richie, Cee-Lo Green Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 13, 2014 It's not a stretch to say that many of my peers could have possibly been conceived thanks to Lionel Richie's body of work. The legendary R&B singer's sexy-meets-soulful approach, both with the Commodores in the '60s and '70s ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Wonders Never Cease

    Houston promotes its present-day music scene to the national media.

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    March 7, 2013

    Fact: Pop Songs Always Give Brilliant Parenting Advice

    I'm not sure who thought to film the fabulous display of parenting that is documented in the video below, but after watching this hot mess for exactly two minutes and 39 seconds, I've decided there's nothing quite as disturbing as a six-year-old rapping about how he can make my "booty pop." I refus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    The Song Is a Lie: Mocking Manilow Is Mocking God

    After spending all week thus far exposing the lies apparent in song titles from The Beatles and Kiss, it's time to tone it down a little bit both in heaviness and in rhetoric. Nothing says tone it down like adult-contemporary music, so that's the arena I fight the lie war in today. Rewind: The Son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Missed Connections: 5 Summer Fest Weekend Team-Ups We'd Like To See

    In terms of pure variety, the weekend of June 1-3 may be the most stacked weekend of music Houston will see this year, and that's not just because of Summer Fest. In addition to the wide variety of acts playing Eleanor Tinsley Park there's the regular weekend mass of shows taking place across the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Girls, Girls, Girls At 25: Anatomy Of A Strip-Club Classic

    Mötley Crüe, those depraved kings of '80s sleaze, took a major step toward strip-club immortality 25 years ago this week when the band released its fourth album, Girls, Girls, Girls.. Glossy, debauched heavy metal ruled the charts in the summer of 1987 -- Whitesnake, Ozzy, Bon Jovi and Poison all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Boy Bands Are Back In Fashion, But Did They Ever Go Away?

    One Direction, the newest UK pop import to make it to colonial shores, announced a full-scale summer tour Tuesday, including a Houston date on June 24 up at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Pretty big venue for a group that is just now breaking in America, and the Brit-Irish boy band just sold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Zigga Zig Ah: 10 Girl-Powered Facts About The Spice Girls

    ​Today, November 4, marks 15 years since the Spice Girls first album, Spice, was released. Closing out 1996 with a titanic dose of girl power, the album would go on to sell almost 24 million copies and spawn countless imitators like B*Witched, All Saints, and later on, the Pussycat Dolls. Ob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Idol Beat: Haley Freezes Over

    Suspenders with heels? What were you thinking?​In addition to going on the Idol tour, one of the "perks," if you want to call it that, of making it to the Top 13 or whatever is that you get to come back and sit in the audience during the final selection. I only point this out because of the nu ... More >>

  • Film

    November 25, 2010

    Stripped

    Rehashing yesterday's musicals, Burlesque squanders its hottest asset: Xtina.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Keyboardist Seeks Arabic Players To Explore Local Scene

    ​Rocks Off combs through Craigslist's postings hoping to find the genesis of some great musical endeavor. So when we saw a posting looking for Arabic singers, we were intrigued. After all, this is a time of mosque burnings and our upstairs neighbors passing anti-Sharia laws. It must take a he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Dancing With the Stars: Bad Luck, Chuck

    If you watch this, you're going to need to explain yourself​The arrival of another Dancing With the Stars results show always fills me with a queasy mix of relief and dread. Relief, because it's only an hour long instead of two, and another couple will be eliminated, bringing us all that much ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Aftermath: Britney Spears at Toyota Center

    Britney Spears and her three-ring "Circus" came to Houston Monday night, and I unashamedly followed throngs of twenty- and thirtysomethings into Toyota Center to catch a glimpse of the comeback girl we love to pick apart, then pick back up again. We'll skip right on over openers the Pussycat Dolls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Idol Beat, Part 2: Still More Hollywood Week

    DAY 5 This new Idol concept - a lushly appointed "judges' mansion" where contestants on thin ice are forced to sing for their survival - was squandered, somewhat, by the producers. I mean, this was a two-hour show, and really, there was time to make it a bit wacky, with mock bits wherein Simon, Kara ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Top Ten Pop Songs of 2008

    Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    It's Britney, Bitches!

    Her career has already withstood more train wrecks than Amtrak, and now it looks like Britney Spears is on the upswing one more time. Spears' new single "Womanizer," the lead single from her Circus album (dropping today), which she performed today on Good Morning America (above), is a recent Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Artist of the Week: Room 101

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. Here at Rocks Off we’ ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    October 2, 2008
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    September 30, 2008

    Mail Call: Post-Ike/ACL Edition

    As you might imagine, the past few weeks have been somewhat hectic for Rocks Off, meaning there's been another heaping helping of yellow and brown envelopes piling up. Let's do this. This time I've added brief quotes from the accompanying press release, provided there is one. Definitely Roy O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    Turning the Screw: Ozone Awards, Destiny's Child, Soulja Boy, K-Fed and More

    Welcome to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. From here on out, we'll attempt to bring you new music, news and other tidbits related (at least somewhat) to rap and hip-hop. Look for it Mondays around noon. It probably won’t rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Houstonian Kady Malloy = Early American Idol Front-runner

    Dallas may have hosted the American Idol auditions’ most recent Texas stop back in August, but it looks like a Houstonian stole the show. On last night’s episode, notoriously curt Idol judge Simon Cowell practically flipped his wig over effervescent Katy Taylor alum and Jessica Alba lookalike Ka ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Somebody Help Bob Goulet

    I wish that when cool celebrities were sick or needed transplants, we the public could nominate banal and vapid celebrities as donors. Like when Joe Strummer died, couldn’t we have traded him for Scott Stapp? I would’ve gladly traded Chad Kroeger for 40 more fabulous years of Dimebag Darrell pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007

    Chamillionaire: Not So Dirty

    Chamillionaire might be the most strait-laced rapper alive. In the current issue of Blender magazine – featuring Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger on the cover, topless of course – the Jersey Village-reared Grammy winner and Swishahouse alumnus is queried in the mag’s back-page fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails Cry "Freedom"

    Today we’re honoring Radiohead and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails for busting the shackles of corporate record labels and chucking caution to the wind. For breaking out of the “Maggie’s Farm” that has destroyed so many careers and tanked artistic rebellion in exchange for a few extra bucks, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    The 17th Annual Houston International Jazz Festival

    The Houston International Jazz Festival attracts two indie-soul heavyweights

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    May 7, 2007
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    March 15, 2007

    Gretchen Schmaltz

    Q&A with the singer/songwriter

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007
  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    For the Sake of the Song

    Corinne Bailey Rae makes music -- and history

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Pink / Damone

    I'm Not Dead / Out Here All Night

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    No More Pussy

    Fabricated pop groups are nothing new, but these Dolls are more than bad -- they're a threat

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Cat Scratch Fever

    The Pussycat Dolls

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006
  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Standing Behind the Man

    Playing in Chuck Berry's pickup band can be a trial by rock and roll fire

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Vagina Music Roundup

    A scintillating survey

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2005

    Hay Ya

    Texas dance's grande dame steps into DiverseWorks

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2004

    Ghostly Glamour

    Get freaky like the stars at the Haunted Hollywood Party

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2003

    Moddening Crowds

    DJ Mod Scott brings '60s pop to Helios

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