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A Day to Remember guitarist Kevin Skaff is eager to return to OKC

A Day to Remember guitarist Kevin Skaff is eager to return to OKC

The band performs Aug. 9 at Chevy Bricktown Events Center.


Teams from Oklahoma City and Tulsa merge to form Oklahoma Men’s Roller Derby

Oklahoma Men’s Roller Derby takes on the formidable Texas Men’s Roller Derby B-Team Sunday in Norman.

RECAP: South by Southwest, day one

Day 1 was a scorcher, at least according to the standard set by Oklahoma City’s frozen tundra. The high for the day peaked at about 83, but at times, it felt even warmer. Thankfully, The Buffalo Lounge had just the remedy. I arrived at the downtown Austin venue — this year at Avenue on Congress,

Skating Polly — Fuzz Steilacoom

The former is a startlingly authoritative, snarling take of Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse’s brand of punk-anchored “ugly pop,” a fully realized vision of doom and gloom showing just how lethal Skating Polly can be. The latter is a stripped-down, heart-tugging piano ballad on par with anything Regina Spektor has ever done, toying with lush

Wish Lists

Jesse Jane Moore, adult film actress Q. If you were Santa, what would you give Oklahoma for Christmas? A. If I were Santa, I would give the families who’ve lost everything from the tornados their homes back, and I would rebuild Oklahoma to be a better place. Q. What was the greatest accomplishment for Oklahoma

The Best Local Albums of 2013

10. Johnny Polygon — The Nothing 2013 belonged to the introspective rappers — the ones who found their strength in going soft and whose heads, hearts and souls lay open for listeners to poke around in. Tulsa emcee Johnny Polygon tips open his brain like a cap on The Nothing, baring weed-soaked nuggets of self-truths that are

A time to heal

As America learned of Moore’s utter devastation by the May 20 tornado, the news hit the two members of New Orleans-based Generationals especially hard. “Everybody is aware and thinking about what has happened in Oklahoma,” said Grant Widmer, lead singer and guitarist. “Tragedies like these are particularly resonant for us because of what happened to

Skating Polly — Lost Wonderfuls

But it’s not that these girls are so young, or even that they’re so good at such a young age. Rather, what makes Skating Polly — and its sophomore LP, Lost Wonderfuls — such an anomaly is how brazenly Mayo and Bighorse embrace their youth, weaving a playful, seemingly innocuous sense of melody through unabashedly

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