Oklahoma has never been the haven for electronic rock music that it is
for country, folk and, as of late, psychedelic pop, but from the sound
of Lights Burn Out, Oklahoma City upstart Jumpship Astronaut seems intent on changing that.
Like so many Oklahomans, the local music scene has responded with
generosity and grace in the wake of last month’s tragedy in Moore. In
the weeks since, droves of local musicians have banded together for
benefit concerts and radio marathons to raise funds for the relief
effort, and with extraordinary results.
It’s been a long, bumpy ride for Glenpool’s Progress in Color, which saw a record deal with Epic evaporate before even one record could come of it, but it’s led the outfit to where it was supposed to be.
The second edition of Music Video Monday is upon us!
Archie Powell & The Exports deliver a clip of ninjas, kidnapping and rock ’n’ roll amid a track equal parts The Hold Steady and Fountains of Wayne.
Manchester Orchestra’s entire life flashes before its eyes in this shiver-inducing clip. Consider me officially on the bandwagon for their new album.
Smith Westerns, whose “Dye It Blonde” I raved over here, gets a 10-minute mini-doc/music video called “Die with Your Chin Up.” The color palette particularly matches the band, which enhances the experience.
In honor of the Thunder’s victory over Birdman and the Forces of Garish Tattooage yesterday, here’s a clip sent over by Delo Creative (Flaming Lips, Broncho) that documents Thunder fandom way more intense than yours. And mine. It’s not music-related, but whoa. Just … whoa.