Dear President Barack H. Obama,
I want you to know that I am very impressed by your recent musical endeavors. While it's clear that you could use some practice and professional vocal coaching, it's equally clear that you possess more than enough raw talent to excel as a musician.
I know right now, ... More >>
The NBA All-Star Game is coming up in a couple of weeks. There may not be any Rockets on the roster - even ex-Rocket/Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin didn't blow up in time to be added as a reserve - but musical names such as Kanye West, Rihanna (the halftime entertainment), Lenny Kravitz, Josh Groban, ... More >>
The less antisocial among you know that talking about music is one of the best icebreakers there is. To get to know our staff a little better, Rocks Off will periodically be asking them to share a few songs that helped to shape their musical tastes - and character. We start with our youngest member, ... More >>
Photos by Marco TorresB L A C K I E (A G A I N)Crème de la Crème feat. Killa Kyleon, B L A C K I E, Hollywood FLOSS
House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room)
June 8th, 2011
If you missed the Crème de la Crème event last night at the Bronze Peacock - and judging from the sparse attendance you ... More >>
Tonight is the big, wildly anticipated Girl Talk show at Verizon Wireless Theater. The show was originally slated for the House of Blues, but ticket sales and space dictated the gig move a few blocks away to capture the magic.
Girl Talk, aka Gregg Gillis, is notorious for his inventive mash ... More >>
"He is singing into a penis..."
Photos by GroovehouseDie Antwoord, Rye Rye
November 1, 2010
For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here.
It was industrial, grating, disorienting, sweaty, funky, hilarious and altogether like nothing we had ever seen in our lives. The w ... More >>
Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture.
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayThis Week's Panel: Nosaprise, Yung Redd, Kyle Hubbard
Not Invited: Girls, apparently. Actually, w ... More >>
Saturday night, Girls Gone Wild will be at Scout Bar in Clear Lake looking for the hottest talent the Bay Area has to offer, or something comparable. A camera crew will be out there filming an edition of the video series, looking for "The Hottest Girl In America" at the venerable NASA-area ro ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demol ... More >>