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TJ Mayes - "When Love Comes Down"

’50s era rock ’n’ roll had been long overdue for a rebirth. Thankfully, the stockpile of capable luminaries has not been in short supply over the past few years. 

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Boare - "playdatshit"

The world is in the midst of an electronic music renaissance, and you find most of this boon of producers laying claim to the club-friendly, bass-dropping variety, holing up in the the free-flowing world of hip-hop beatmaking or pitching their tent on the out-there, boundary-pushing EDM camp.
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Broncho - "Class Historian"

Broncho has never been hurting in the hook department. The success of the trio’s 2011 debut, Can’t Get Past the Lips, was predicated mostly on its ability to marry melodies with kinetic guitar riffs and anarchic energy. Yet we’ve heard nothing to the degree of pure pop catchiness on display in “Class Historian,” the new single from Broncho’s upcoming sophomore album, Just Enough Hip to Be Woman.
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Manmade Objects - Monuments

No one wants to be forgotten; everyone wants some sort of legacy, a mark they leave behind as they exit this life for whatever lies beyond.

And for as long as there has been death, there have been monuments — whether austere or understated, abstract or concrete, prominent or tucked away in private — erected by the ones they loved to assure that remembrance, at least for a time.
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Admirals - Amidst the Blue

Sometimes it helps to not be very good.

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Norman group shuns metal-band label


Becky Carman January 29th, 2009

The founding of Norman's Rainbows Are Free was something out of a hip movie scene, wherein guitarist Joey Powell, then working at Guestroom Records in Norman, took notice of Justin Gallas, then a freq...

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nd feels it's best-received at The Deli, a 21-and-over Norman venue "“ the sort of bar that exudes appreciation for rock 'n' roll. The band will perform there 10 p.m. Saturday with The Mean Spirits.

After releasing their self-titled EP last year " "We recorded it to have something to make our MySpace sound better," Powell said " RAF is tentatively planning a record release sometime this year. Probably.

"It'll come out this year. We just don't know when," Gallas said. "We want it to be a good record, clearly. We're not just going to force it out." "Becky Carman

 
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