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Wesley Willis

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    February 27, 2014

    Houston's "Worst" Music-Venue Restrooms

    I'm not really into "worst" lists. For one, labeling anything the "worst" sounds so negative. This is a music blog. Just as you would after using a restroom, you should walk away feeling better about the few minutes you spent here than worse. Right? Also, there's a fine and subjective line betwee ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    The 20 Best YouTube Rock Docs You Can Watch Free (For Now)

    **The 31 Best Music Documentaries of All Time So you don't have NetFlix, you hate the video stores (if you can even find one), you don't like going to the little red box next to the liquor store, but you do have an Internet connection, plenty of time on your hands, and an insatiable thirst for rock ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Jandek Set To Kick Out The Funk Jams (Maybe) At The Menil On December 17

    Photo By Mark C. AustinJandek at Rudz in April 2009​The Houston-based, heavily-adored, and altogether elusive Jandek will be performing at the Menil on December 17. Jandek's last show in here town, at Rudyard's on April 5, 2009, was by all accounts and visual documents, a straight-up funk thro ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Friday Night: Davey Crockett, Muhammadali And The Mahas In The Heights

    Photos by Marc BrubakerDavey Crockett​Davey Crockett, Muhammadali, the Mahas "Awesome Street Gallery" July 30, 2010 It had been a while since Aftermath had been to an old-fashioned house show, but not for our lack of admiration of these most DIY ventures. So on Friday evening, we headed over ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Seven Modern Bands We'd Like To See At The Symphony

    ​This evening at Jones Hall, the Houston Symphony will be playing the music of Queen. Pretty fitting, considering the grand, orchestra-friendly nature of many Queen songs. However, there are a slew of other bands whose oeuvres Rocks Off would like to see interpreted by a symphony, and they're ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    OMG: The Five Most Embarrassing Songs In Our Library

    ‚ÄčIf, like Rocks Off, you're an archivist (read: pack rat), then you've collected quite a few songs on your listening medium of choice. Hopefully you've done so legally, but this is the internet, so who are we kidding, really. However it happened, you've almost certainly got a few tracks that go be ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    July 26, 2007

    Big Mac Boogie

    Would You Like Fries with Those Lyrics?

  • Calendar

    April 13, 2006

    Rock over Houston

    The Daddy of Rock N' Roll will whip your ass

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    September 15, 2005

    Answering the Musical Question

    Wesley Willis's ghost in the machine pays rock 'n' roll tribute to notorious Houstonians

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    June 9, 2005

    I, Ching

    White-boy rapper Roger Nusic ain't no Jay-Z, but he's one funky honky

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Songs of Planet Krypton

    The Man of Steel's pop-culture appeal is inscribed in decades of lyrics

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    July 1, 2004
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    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Wesley Willis

    Wednesday, April 23

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Racket

    Houston's Toe Jam watches quietly as its 15 minutes tick by

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Sending mix CDs as gifts is easy. Look...

  • Music

    February 25, 1999

    The Devil Makes Him Do It

    One-on-one with pop satirist Wesley Willis

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