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The Shins

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Is Danger Mouse Ruining Rock?

    Okay, let's get this out of the way right off the bat. That headline is hyperbole. I don't think one man could possibly ruin the entirety of rock and roll. That takes the combined effort of a movement, such as hair metal in the '80s or nu-metal in the late '90s. Danger Mouse isn't a movement. He is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Friday Night: Andrew Bird at House of Blues

    Andrew Bird House of Blues October 12, 2012 Once in a while, I think it's healthy for critics to step outside of their comfort zone and challenge themselves by tackling an assignment that is foreign to them, to test their powers of observation and analysis in a neutral environment. It's easy to rev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Upcoming: The Shins, MC Chris, Supersuckers, Indigo Girls, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Etc.

    7Horse: Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., Free. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston. And So I Watch You From Afar, Zechs Marquise: Thu., July 5, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Archnemesis: Thu., July 26, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Bulletboys, Fast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Houston Acts Stage Own SXSW Invasion

    Sixteen Houston acts will play an all-day free show during SXSW from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Gypsy Lounge, 1504 E. 6th St. The party is sponsored by The Convoy Group, the company run by Houston promoter and sometime Rocks Off photograher Mark C. Austin, who announced the party ear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: David Cordua of Americas, On His Role as Executive Chef and Favorite Eats Around Town

    Photo by Mai PhamExecutive Chef David Cordua, in the kitchen at Americas River Oaks​Yesterday, we talked to Executive Chef David Cordua, of The Cordua Group, about growing up in the kitchen and culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu. You can read about it here. Today we'll talk to him about what he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    No Swag: Paul Wall's Rumored Young Money Deal, Falling Stages

    Despite what you may have heard, swag isn't dead yet; at least not in Houston. Have any swagged-out projects or general ideas? E-mail alliswagoner@gmail.com. images.blastro.comRemember this?​Paul Wall Signs to Young Money? People have been saying that The People's Champ has decided to sign wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2010

    Friday Night: Wild Moccasins, The Eastern Sea And The Wiggins At Walter's

    Photos by Kendra BerglundWild Moccasins Zahira Gutierrez (left) and Cody Swann​Wild Moccasins, The Eastern Sea, The Wiggins Walter's on Washington July 2, 2010 The Wiggins​Friday night at a packed Walter's on Washington, the Wild Moccasins hosted a party to kick off their summer West Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Smiths Reunion Rumored at Morrissey's Jones Hall Show

    Strangeways, here they come: Rocks Off has learned that former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr has requested passes for his ex-bandmate Morrissey's sold-out April 11 show at Jones Hall, leading to speculation that the two will perform onstage together for the first time since the influential Manch ... More >>

  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    Anyone Else But Kimya Dawson

    Coming to terms with the Juno soundtrack star

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Vinyl Heads

    They're turning to needles, looking for purity

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Houston Radio Still Sucks

    David Sadof shares his dream station with Racket

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Trend-Spotting

    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    California Dreamin'

    Rogue Wave, featuring former Houstonian Gram Lebron, rides a tsunami of good vibrations into town

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Houston Music Map

    Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines

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