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Tripping Daisy

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    August 30, 2013

    The Polyphonic Spree at Fitzgerald's, 8/29/13

    The Polyphonic Spree Fitzgerald's August 29th, 2013 Some moments in life are just better than others. Having a laugh while your kid, armed with floaties, thinks he's drowning, despite moments ago assuring the instructor he had it. Turning so red from embarrassing laughter moments after realizing ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Readers Poll: The Most Underrated Rock Albums Of The '90s

    For this week's readers poll, I asked our Facebook and Twitter chums their choices for the most underrated and unsung albums of the '90s. We all agree on things like Nevermind, Harvest Moon, Mezzanine, The Soft Bulletin, Odelay and OK Computer, but what about albums that fall through the cracks of ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Last Night: The Polyphonic Spree at Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​The Polyphonic Spree Fitzgerald's February 14, 2012 Some of rock's most intriguing acts have risen from the ashes of their former bands. Such is the case with Dallas-based multi-member psych-pop band The Polyphonic Spree; front man Tim DeLaughter formerly fronted '90s al ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Polyphonic Spree's Tim DeLaughter Drops The Ultimate AM Gold Playlist

    If you have been missing Dallas's Polyphonic Spree, then 2012 could be your year. With new music in the offing -- including a Christmas record due in the fall -- the 21-member-strong Spree is gearing up to bring smiles to audiences again. Leaders Tim DeLaughter and Julie Doyle formed the band near ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012
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    December 20, 2011

    Fa La La La La: Favorite Records Rocks Off Got for Christmas

    ​No matter what year it is or how old you are, if you love music, there is nothing like finding some new music tucked under the tree or crammed into your stocking. iTunes gift cards are easy. So are gift cards to Tiffany's, but we bet your girl would be a lot more receptive to the blue box. Th ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    The Five Best Shows Bob Schneider Has Ever Seen

    Jeff Swensen/Bob Schneider on Facebook​It's been said that if you have lived in Texas for at least a decade and haven't at least been in the vicinity of a Bob Schneider show, you are probably lying. Our introduction to the Austin-based Schneider was kind of heartbreaking, but that's another st ... More >>

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    August 12, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas, Part 2: "Trinity"

    [Note: This week Rocks Off is looking at the musical heritage, highs and lows, for each of the five possible states that might result should Texas secede from the U.S. like Gov. Rick Perry wants it to. Yesterday we began with the Panhandle/West Texas "Palo Duro" territory; today it's northeastern qu ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    …and we're still not as bad as Dallas

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    June 1, 2006

    Screw October

    Justin Furstenfeld orders us to hate him. We obey.

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    February 24, 2005
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    April 29, 2004

    The Dirty Thirty

    The worst songs of all time from Texas

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    November 22, 2001

    Dallas Domination

    The Metroplex schools Houston when it comes to the indie scene

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    October 12, 2000

    Dune, TX

    Rocking out with the bare essentials

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    July 9, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    July 24, 1997

    Fresh Focus

    Having tried the major label route, Wakeland is now happy to go its own way

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    August 1, 1996
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    January 18, 1996

    Rock & Roller Coaster

    Funland's learned the art of getting up after falling down

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    August 25, 1994
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