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Velvet Goldmine

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    Rest of the Best: Houston's 10 Best Bands (With Only Two Members)

    I went from being in a band that at its biggest had six members to ending up in one that has only two. Let me tell you something, it is fantastic! Thanks to modern technology, you can replace damn near any instrument and boil down an artistic vision to two mates that get along. I wouldn't trade it f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Four Fictional Faces Of David Bowie

    dishuponastar.wordpress.com​Recently, Rocks Off was sitting here predicting the end of the world, like we do most weeks, when we got the opportunity to plug one of our favorite animated films of all time, Rock and Rule. Now, there are lots of cool things about this film: The soundtrack is awes ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Why I Wrote A Book About The Bottom Of The Music Biz

    ​Let's drop the royal we for a second, okay? This is Jef, and I'm here to shamelessly plug my book signing at Cactus Music from 12-3 p.m. tomorrow (beverages provided by St. Arnolds; music by Giant Princess). I also want to explain why the book exists at all. I'm prone to hyperbole, I admit, ... More >>

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    RIP Ron Asheton

    The Stooges, "No Fun" Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton, whose MC5-inspired gutter blues effectively laid the foundation for punk rock guitar, was found dead this morning in his Ann Arbor, Michigan, home, the Ann Arbor News reported. Asheton's personal assistant contacted Ann Arbor police after not hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Get Lit: Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed, by Paul Trynka

    As Iggy Pop, he was (and is) one of rock’s wildest wildmen; a performer who might abuse the worst kind of drugs imaginable, bloodily mutilate himself on stage, or launch himself into a frenzied audience that might just as easily part like the red sea as catch him safely. As James Osterberg, he w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Trailer Leaked for the New Dylan Biopic

    Attention all you Zimmy Freaks, Dylanologists and depressed drunken boys listening to Blood on the Tracks as you write your daily blog. The new trailer for Todd Haynes’ quasi-sorta Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There has just been leaked online. Yes, that is Richard “Habitrail” Gere, a small bl ... More >>

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