[A while back, Rocks Off sent out a call for Houston bands and musicians to send him MP3s of their recent work. It took a little bit, but here are the fruits of that planting...]
Here's some snappy punk from Houston trio Teenage Kicks...
...and some STP-esque power-rock fromLSPS
...Some shiny, Coltrane-channeling hip-hop from Council Music Group'sHash Brown
(left) featuringFat Tony
...Catchy, castigating femme-fronted power-pop from alt-rock quartetOSIRUS
- and no, they've got nothing to do with ODB, Big Baby Jesus, Dirt McGirt or any of the late Wu-Tang rapper's other aliases...
...And, finally, from the fingertips of local mash-up wizDave Wrangler
and his new CD
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, here's Ghostland Observatory and the Pharcyde joining forces to blow your freakin' mind...
Rocks Off hopes to do this every Monday, so please send your MP3s - include artist, song title, album title (if available) and link to Web site/MySpace page - to firstname.lastname@example.org.