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Ty Segall

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Stephen Malkmus Has No Problem With Houston, He Swears

    For the guy widely known for putting "slacker-rock" on the musical map, former Pavement front man Stephen Malkmus sure stays busy. His current band, The Jicks -- which formed in 2000, immediately after the demise of '90s indie-rock gods Pavement -- has now released more albums together than the band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Ty Segall: 2013's Busiest Musician?

    One would think that after releasing three albums in a year, an artist might consider taking a "hiatus"; anything from a drug binge to a bender in Mexico. Not Ty Segall, he doesn't take breaks. He has formed yet another new project with guitarist Charlie Moothart, appropriately called Fuzz, and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Rocks Off's 10 Best Musical Discoveries of 2012

    The thrill of discovering freshly minted treasure or a previously unheralded favorite is one of the main reasons music writers get into this racket in the first place; every so often it can make wading through the ocean of crap mediocrity that is pop music worthwhile. Rocks Off asked our contributor ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Dust Off Your Flannel

    Does the looming '90s revival presage a Nirvana-style breakthrough?

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Last Night: Ty Segall At Walter's

    Ty Segall, White Fence, Useless Eaters, Mikey and the Drags Walter's May 24, 2012 This was all just garage/psychedelic/whatever-you-may-call-it rock at its finest. You could say that Ty Segall brought a rowdy crowd that used the larger space at Walter's on Naylor well indeed, to say the least. Seg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Upcoming: Sleigh Bells, Steve Earle, Hayes Carll, George Jones, Eyehategod, Etc.

    Acid Baby Jesus, Night Beats, Paint Fumes: Thu., April 26. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston. "Praia Urbana" With ATFC, DJ Spen: Sat., March 10, 2 p.m. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St., Houston. Belanova: Tue., April 24. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Bowling For Soup, Patten Pending, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    New Bands Mikey & The Drags, Bang Bangz Debut Saturday

    Saturday night at Mango's, two new local acts make their debut. Rocks Off rummaged through our Rolodex and contacted them to find out what to expect. ​First on the list is Mikey & The Drags, formed by Miguel Ponce, whom many folks will remember as the frontman of The McKenzies. It's his first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    SXSW Video: Odd Future's Roof-Jumping Antics At The Scoot Inn

    Friday was Rocks Off's last day in Austin and it couldn't have gone any better, even if we had put on sunscreen. While free day parties are great and have tons of free beer and swag - another term for "free promo merch" when it's not used to describe Odd Future Wolf Gang, but we'll get to that lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    SXSW 2011 Still Untainted By Houston Artists

    listenlisten: Not playing SXSW 2011... yet.​Rocks Off just got the latest list of names for next year's SXSW conference and festival in Austin, and just like the last time, the conference remains unsullied by any performers from Houston's filthy, rotten, disgusting, in-need-of-quarantine music ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2009

    Digital Domain

    Prolific Houston songwriter Joe Mathlete empties his vaults (almost) onto the Web.

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