Emotional manipulation seems to be the draw that attracts fans to Passion Pit. The band's famous backstory includes dozens of tales of love and loss; their first EP was originally recorded as a gift for founder Michael Angelakos then-girlfriend. At last night's sold out Warehouse Live show, emotion was in the air. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Houston's own Tyagaraja played at the annual music festival in Tennessee alongside acts like The Flaming Lips, GWAR, Norah Jones, Jay Z and Steve Martin. Bonnaroo is nothing if not eclectic, which meant Tyagaraja's music fit like a hand in a glove.
Erykah Badu is a vanishing specimen, a pop star who courts controversy not out of some narcissistic need to be in the headlines, but because she is legitimately different. Sunday night at Verizon, she could have been a 21st-century female George Clinton, looking for higher ground through the...
Has 50 jumped the shark? There was no hot streak. It was an okay evening, but nothing anybody is going to remember a couple of weeks from now as being anything terribly important. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
If you were just a casual Iron Maiden fan, Friday night's gig out at the shed in The Woodlands would have confounded and maybe even angered you. If you own the band's entire catalog on tape, vinyl, and disc, and maybe had their ghoulish mascot Eddie airbrushed on your wedding cake, then you...
In this week's feature, Designer Meats, we take a look at how pork is transformed into charcuterie. But before it can be made into sausages and salumi, a pig must first be broken down. Chris Shepherd, executive chef at Catalan, shows us how. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
NYC rapper Nas and reggae royalty Damien "Jr. Gong" Marley energized a sold-out Warehouse Live last night during a vibrant, fragrant evening of solo sets and selections from the duo's new album Distant Relatives. The crowd, our reviewer writes, went "monkey bananas." PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES