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Helen Kelter Skelter (Photo Dylan Johnson / provided)

Norman-based Helen Kelter Skelter gives fans hot new tunes on sophomore album Melter

Norman-based Helen Kelter Skelter gives fans hot new tunes on sophomore album Melter

HKS plays two Norman-area album release shows, including a free show Jan. 12 at Opolis. The band also plays Jan. 13 at The Brew Sessions.


Oklahoma Gazette revisits the best local and national albums of 2017

Many of 2017’s best listens were deeply personal, bravely diving into aspects of human emotion that some artists dare not approach.


A Chainsaw Kittens reunion highlights three days of music for Opolis’ 15 Year Anniversary festival

Opolis’ 15 Year Anniversary festival runs Sept. 7-9 in Norman.


Cover story: It’s a wrap! Local musicians celebrate phenomenal year

Tyson Meade, a longtime local musician and Oklahoma’s “godfather of alternative rock” recently spoke to many of his friends — also fellow musicians — about their favorite moments, music and feats of 2014.

Zombie Vs. Shark — Wunderkind/Dogs & Guns

The group does just that with this 7-inch release, recorded back in the spring at Bell Labs in Norman, mastered by Garrett Haines at Pittsburgh’s Treelady Studios and distributed in old-school fashion by Seattle’s Modern Peasant Records. “Wunderkind” and “Dogs and Guns” are the two tracks, each a piston-pumping blast of up-tempo, hooky guitar rock

Gentle on our mind

It’s been three years since Oklahoma City band The Gentle Art of Floating formed, and it still hasn’t managed to release an album. It has a pretty good excuse … for that at least. Around Christmas 2009, front man Colin Nance came home to find his studio — and their practice space — different than

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