Houston Music

Michael Flores: Love Is In His Rock & Roll Bones

Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to [email protected].

Ladies, meet Michael Flores. Gentlemen, say goodbye to your ladies.

Flores is a rock and roller with a murky past, a turbulent present and a promising future, all of which he writes about with a subtle confidence and an endearing humility.

What's more, Flores operates in both the English and Spanish, and that is absolutely extra credit here in Houston. So we reached out to him to talk about tigers, facial hair and the city's lackluster roll call of prominent Latino musicians.

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Shea Serrano