Tuesday 22 Jul
 
 

Manmade Objects - Monuments

No one wants to be forgotten; everyone wants some sort of legacy, a mark they leave behind as they exit this life for whatever lies beyond.

And for as long as there has been death, there have been monuments — whether austere or understated, abstract or concrete, prominent or tucked away in private — erected by the ones they loved to assure that remembrance, at least for a time.
07/15/2014 | Comments 0

Admirals - Amidst the Blue

Sometimes it helps to not be very good.

Some of the best albums and artists were born out of happy accidents owed to varying degrees of early suckage — the perfect note or chord for a song found by missing the one you are aiming for, failed mimicry of an idol bearing something entirely new and great instead.

07/09/2014 | Comments 0

Kierston White - Don't Write Love Songs

The Tequila Songbirds have become just as beloved as about any group around these parts. And how could they not?

Featuring a revolving cast of the Sooner State’s most badass female performers, it’s a power hour of some of the best songwriting coming out of central Oklahoma. Sure, they might not technically be family, but they are clearly a band of sisters all the same, bonded by the same brand of whiskey running through their veins.

07/01/2014 | Comments 0

Depth & Current - Dysrhythmia

"Overproduced" is a term thrown around all too indiscreetly nowadays, usually applied when the thing that sticks out about a song or album is how it sounds rather than how it is constructed. Yet some of the most compelling albums ever crafted embodied a certain aesthetic that was just as skillfully and meticulously put together as any Bob Dylan or Miles Davis record — which is to say production is as crucial to our enjoyment of music as much as anything else; it's also the most overlooked.
06/24/2014 | Comments 0

Weak Knees - “IceBevo”

Indie rock has been in a good place as of late. Not caring about being cool is the new cool, and a couple of dudes on guitar, bass and drums can make catchy, earworm songs without being armed to the gills with computer software and vintage synthesizers.
06/17/2014 | Comments 0
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Killer tunes

Texas experimentalist Sam Chown’s latest project, Shmu, is launching an all-out assault on your ears.


Music

Louis Fowler

Shmu with Eureeka and Bed People

8 p.m. Saturday

The Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Bottoms up

New Jersey acoustic-punk outfit The Front Bottoms have seen a rise in popularity as sharp as their lyrics.


Music

Joshua Boydston

The Front Bottoms with You Blew It! and Fade

7 p.m. Wednesday, January 22

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

607-4805

$10

 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Break point

Once an unassumingly quaint husband-and-wife duo, Tennis is adapting on the fly in lieu of an improbable ascendance.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Tennis with Poor Moon

8 p.m. Friday

Opolis

113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman

opolis.org

820-0951

$12

 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Got that swing

Local songwriter Kyle Reid’s new band specializes in a New Orleans gumbo of jazz and swing.


Music

Louis Fowler

Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin’ Chariots 

7:30 p.m. Sunday

Performing Arts Studio

200 S. Jones Ave., Norman

pasnorman.org

307-9320

$7-$10

 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Straying from the norm

Americana trio The Stray Birds are nestling in as a uniquely collaborative touring act.


Music

Louis Fowler

The Stray Birds

8 P.M. Saturday

The Blue Door

2805 N. McKinley Ave.

bluedoorokc.com

524-0738

$15-$20

 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Dreaming big

Kentucky alt-rockers Sleeper Agent found a new identity after a fateful night of karaoke.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Sleeper Agent with Honey

8 p.m. Sunday

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

607-4805

$8

 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Ziggy Stardeath

Fearless freaks Stardeath and White Dwarfs are ringing in the New Year with a little help from a David Bowie classic.


Music

Louis Fowler

Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Tyson Meade, New Fumes and Takeoff Eyeslow
7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31
Bricktown Music Hall
104 E. Flaming Lips Alley
bricktownmusichall.com
600-6092
$18-$20 

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Wax poetic

Burgeoning indie quartet Bored Wax is inspired by the finer things in life: beach punk and Pabst.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Bored Wax with Netherfriends and WeKilledTheLastSuperhero

8 p.m. Friday

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

879-9778

$7

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Jerome-coming

Hip-hopper Gregory Jerome might not be a household name, but he's determined to change that in 2014.


Music

Louis Fowler
Gregory Jerome is quick to clarify that he’s not a typical rapper — instead a positive, thought-provoking hip-hop artist. He also feels that may be why, since returning to Oklahoma City five years ago after a stint in Nashville, his music has been ignored by the mainstream.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Honey, I’m home

Americana songbirds Honeylark leave their nest with a Heavy celebration.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Honeylark with Wanda Jackson and The Wurly Birds

8 p.m. Saturday

Will Rogers Theatre

4322 N. Western Ave.

willrogerstheater.com

604-3015

$15

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Search and destroy

Snotty rock outfit Brother Gruesome inspires shock, awe and a heavy dose of Destruction


Music

Joshua Boydston
“This is a diverse group of songs written in different times and places, but all of them are intended to be hard-hitting with a palpable emotional impact,” Jackson said. “The simplicity of it being (just) us two has allowed us the space and time to really focus on our tones and recording style.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

New ear’s day

2014 looks to be a big year for Oklahoma singer-songwriter J.D. McPherson as he focuses on a new record.


Music

Becky Carman

J.D. McPherson with Hayes Carll

7 p.m. Friday

Cain’s Ballroom

423 N. Main St., Tulsa

(918) 584-2306

cainsballroom.com

$20-$35

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Magna Carta Holy Sh*t

Hip-hop legend Jay Z knows The Blueprint to live show success, as he demonstrated Wednesday night at the 'Peake.


Music

Joshua Boydston
There are stars, and then there are icons, and the easiest way to tell the difference between the two is in the entrance.
 
Thursday, December 19, 2013

Don’t get it twisted

With aspirations to match his lightning-fast cadence, Chicago emcee Twista isn’t merely a flash in the pan.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Twista 

8 p.m. Friday

Farmers Public Market

311 S. Klein Ave.

okcfarmersmarket.com

232-6506

$15-$50

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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