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Live Review: Punch Brothers and Gabriel Kahane at House of Blues (Houston, TX), April 10, 2015

Punch Brothers proved that banjos and mandolins aren't just meant for barn dances

Punch Brothers

Photo credit: Brian Stowell

While Houston’s oil bust may be closing refineries, Punch Brothers brought the city some much needed musical refinement. Continue reading…

Live Review & Photos: Father John Misty and King Tuff at The Observatory North Park

Father John Misty and King Tuff proved they're two of the best bands out there right now

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

Father John Misty played to a packed house at the Observatory North Park on Thursday. Continue reading…

The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 187

We'll take what we want and give the rest away

The Owl and Bear Podcast

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Live Review & Photos: The Maine, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors at House of Blues, April 8, 2015

You know, for kids

The Maine

Photos by Jade Park

Fresh off the release of their sixth studio album, American Candy, The Maine showcased their experience during an all-ages show supported by Real Friends, Knuckle Puck and The Technicolors. Continue reading…


While Were Young
Film Review: While We’re Young

Noah Baumbach's latest film has some fatal flaws…

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Marina & the Diamonds
Live Photos: Marina & the Diamonds at Observatory North Park, April 18, 2015

Teen idol Marina Diamandis brought her ethereal vocals to San Diego…

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Live Review: Belle & Sebastian and Perfume Genius at Observatory North Park, April 17, 2015

Some obnoxious attendees threatened to spoil the show…

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Empires by Sylvia Borgo
Interview & Photos: Empires

Sylvia Borgo recently spoke with Tom Conrad and Mike Steger of the Chicago ban Empires…

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The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 187

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