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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

American Indian tries to save dying language through music


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Rock 'n' roll just might save a language that is in danger of dying out. The man that made this part of his mission is American Indian recording artist and Grammy winner Robert Mirabal. "In the Bloo...
 
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Rough life informs songs of Slow Car Crash


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Perhaps if not for the tough times, Slow Car Crash front man Omarr Escoffie' still would be singing about wizards and dragons. The Los Angeles musician joked that his first song attempt featured th...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Callupsie hopes to rebuild Tulsa music scene


Music

Charles Martin
To create great music, it's a good idea to surround oneself with great musicians. Callupsie lead singer Aaron Hamby claims two guitar heroes in his band: Sam Ewing on bass and gypsy jazz guitarist Cla...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Alt-country siren Crain not as mean as she sounds


Music

Charles Martin
Samantha Crain is a unique alt-country siren in the metro's music scene. She just turned 21, but her youthful face and stature make her look a decade younger, all of which belies the elegant heartache...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

The City Lives record debut disc in Tulsa warehouse


Music

Charles Martin
With its first CD release show for "American Kids" on Saturday at the Conservatory and a tour in the making, metro modern-rock act The City Lives is busy trying to stir up record label interest in hop...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Norman's The Separation finishing preparation of debut disc


Music

Joe Wertz
For the last year, members of Norman indie-rock band The Separation have been in and out of the studio, working on their first full-length album. Vocalist David Hoffner said the band has kept a st...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Modest Mouse singer no fan of interviews, cold weather


Music

Charles Martin
Isaac Brock's personality is perfectly in sync with his music, as the Modest Mouse lead singer has developed a reputation for being fiery and erratic. His music is equally volatile. Known for disl...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Garth Brooks passes Elvis in solo sales


Music

Joe Wertz
It's official: An Oklahoman now wears the crown of music royalty. Garth Brooks dethroned "The King" Elvis Presley, to become the best-selling solo artist of all time, according to the Recording Ind...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Despite scary names, Vampire Weekend offers sweet sounds


Music

Charles Martin
Don't let the frightfully bad name throw you; Vampire Weekend is actually an endearing indie-pop outfit from Brooklyn, N.Y., with merry melodies so delicious, a lobotomy might be needed to get its t...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007

Country legend Hubbard looks forward to Blue Door gigs


Music


Not content with resting on his reputation as a Texas music legend, Ray Wylie Hubbard is busier than ever these days with multiple projects. In the year since his last appearance in Oklahoma City, H...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007
 
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