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Live Review: Beck and Jenny Lewis at Bayou Music Center (Houston, TX), October 9, 2014


Beck

Jenny Lewis soared while Beck bored in Houston, TX



Live Review: Pixies at Bayou Music Center, February 27, 2014 (Houston)


Pixies

Pixies put on a good show in Houston, but they didn’t need to



Live Review: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down at Fitzgerald’s, March 16, 2013 (Houston)


Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

The band’s inventiveness fell on deaf ears



Live Review: Tegan and Sara at Warehouse Live, March 15, 2013 (Houston)


Tegan and Sara

The sister act brought the love to Houston



Live Review: Sharon Van Etten at Fitzgerald’s, November 1, 2012 (Houston)


The New Jersey songwriter’s Texas show balanced skill and spookiness



Owl and Bear’s Comic-Con 2012 Picks


Comic Con

We tell you where to go and what to do there



Live Review: Ben Kweller at Fitzgerald’s, April 19, 2012, Houston


Ben Kweller

The charming musician returned to his home state for a high-energy show



Live Review: The Dodos at Fitzgerald’s, September 3, 2011 (Houston, TX)


The SF duo struggled with crummy acoustics in Houston



Owl and Bear’s Comic-Con 2011 Picks


We make it easy for you



Live Review: Broken Social Scene at Warehouse Live, February 17, 2011 (Houston, TX)


The Toronto ensemble treated fans in Houston to a two-hour set.



Live Review: Dr. Dog with Here We Go Magic at Warehouse Live, November 13, 2010 (Houston, TX)


Dr. Dog treated the crowd at Houston’s Warehouse Live to a tenacious set.



Live Review: Sufjan Stevens at the Long Center for Performing Arts, October 19, 2010 (Austin, TX)


Sufjan Stevens puts on a spectacle.



Interview: Charles Yu


The up-and-coming author tells us how to live safely in a science fictional universe.



Lullabies in Nerdland


Comic Con has come and gone, but the hangover remains.



Lady Gaga – ‘Alejandro’ (Video)


Lady Gaga

After resuscitating the music video from its coma, the pop star sleepwalks through her newest video.