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Oklahoma Gazette‘s 2016 music year in review

Oklahoma Gazette‘s 2016 music year in review

David Bowie, Broncho, Jabee and A Tribe Called Quest highlight a strong list of 2016 local and national releases.

Helen Kelter Skelter for Best Punk during the Oklahoma Gazette Music Awards at Metro Music Fest, Friday, Apri 8, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

It’s official. Gazette Music Awards Class of 2016 inducted during Metro Music Fest

Oklahoma City artist Joe Slack designed and created this year’s Woody Award trophies.

Tyson Meade relaxes in his Oklahoma City home. (Garett Fisbeck)

Consummate artist Tyson Meade is the 2016 Gazette Music Awards Lifetime Achievement honoree

“When I paint, I’m inspired by Jackson Pollock, but my style is much more aggressive. I run at the canvas, throwing paint. I injure myself,” he said as he rolled up a pant leg and showed a fresh welt. “It’s kind of like primal scream therapy with paint.”


Cover Story: Gazette Music Awards class of 2016 winners and honorees

Reader votes were tallied and revealed one unsurprising truth: The fans got it right.

Getting a Woody

Best in Pop: Brianna Gaither Last year, Brianna Gaither won this category by winning over listeners with her debut album, Love Is Patient. Apparently, her fans are just that, because here she is again. Gaither’s been testing out some new indie-pop tracks and — here’s some good news — last month recorded an intimate, live

Soundcheck: Woody Awards nominations

Back after a long year of rocking and rolling, hipping and hopping, twanging and clapping, Oklahoma Gazette’s Woody Awards are once again calling for nominations. You may nominate up to three bands in as many of the categories as you wish by commenting on this article with your picks (see the example below). Please be

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