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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.

Some of the best albums and artists were born out of happy accidents owed to varying degrees of early suckage — the perfect note or chord for a song found by missing the one you are aiming for, failed mimicry of an idol bearing something entirely new and great instead.

07/09/2014 | Comments 0
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Haiti relief concerts feature Travis Linville, DJ Neu, The City Lives and more


Joe Wertz January 28th, 2010

A series of relief concerts raising funds for earthquake-ravaged Haiti are booked in throughout the metro. Here are five worth supporting. "Joe WertzRock for ReliefTravis Linville, Penny Hill, the Bri...

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A series of relief concerts raising funds for earthquake-ravaged Haiti are booked in throughout the metro. Here are five worth supporting. "Joe Wertz

Rock for Relief
Travis Linville, Penny Hill, the Bridgewater Band, Roe Sham Beau and the Buffalo Family
7 p.m. Friday
Picasso 's Café
3009 Paseo Drive

Organized by Students for Haiti, a grassroots Oklahoma group, "Rock for Relief " will raise money through a raffle and a silent auction with work by local artists. All proceeds will be directed to Mercy Corps, an emergency response organization already helping with recovery efforts in Haiti, said, organizer Dwight Clark.

Raising Haiti
DJ Neu, Sugar Free Allstars, Aliens vs. Robots, Dustin Prinz
8 p.m. Friday
VZD 's Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western

Assembled by ProjectOKC and DJ Neu, organizers for "Raising Haiti" expect a party that combines concert and comedy. Kyle Kubiak will emcee the event, which includes sets by comedy duo The Buckners and the Red Dirt Poetry collective. Donations will be taken at the door, with all proceeds directed to the American Red Cross, said Rex Barrett, director of ProjectOKC. Prizes will be given away, including jewelry, gift cards and restaurant vouchers.

Hour of Need "¦ Hour to Help
Jonathan Shames, Stephanie Leon Shames, Irv Wagner and the Trombone Choir
4 p.m. Sunday
Catlett Music Center
500 W. Boyd, Norman

Music students and faculty at the University of Oklahoma organized Sunday's symphonic concert in Norman. Proceeds will go to UNICEF, said spokeswoman Holly Jones.

Haiti Relief Benefit Show
Stardeath and White Dwarfs, Colourmusic and The City Lives
8 p.m. Monday
the Conservatory
8911 N. Western

Three central Oklahoma acts band together Monday. Donations will be accepted, with 100 percent of proceeds raised at the $8 door directed to the American Red Cross.

Concert for Haitian Aid
Built for Speed, Hoppy Niles & One Arm Bandit and Loose Change
6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4
National Cowboy & Western
Heritage Museum
1700 N.E. 63rd

Next Thursday, a trio of local bands will take turns onstage to raise money for the American Red Cross. Built for Speed, Hoppy Niles & One Arm Bandit and Loose Change will each perform one-hour sets for concertgoers, who are asked to donate at least $5.
 
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