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Middle Hanson brother steps up to front Tinted Windows


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Becky Carman
Tinted Windows performs at 7 p.m. April 25 at Plunkett Park at the University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University Drive in Edmond. Speaking in the collective "we" and perpetually reinforci...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Tulsa native, Brooklyn transplant Beau Jennings returns to pay tribute


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Becky Carman
It's an age-old cliché: A rocker leaves the stifling Midwest in the dust and rides westward into the sunset, eager to make it in the big city. In some sense, Beau Jennings is really living that ...
 
Thursday, March 26, 2009

YACHT seeks new club members while docking in Norman


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Becky Carman
Musician, techno-geek and unwitting pirate philosopher, YACHT's Jona Bechtolt is some heretofore-unseen combination of enigma and open book. YACHT's mission statement is a jumble of slightly ...
 
Thursday, March 19, 2009

Blitzen Trapper wears a deceptive 'Furr'


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Becky Carman
Cool things about Portland: There's no sales tax; it's the hometown of "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening; the Willamette Valley was the destination of travelers on the Oregon Trail; and there's l...
 
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Norman poppers, the Starlight Mints, have crisp, new outlook


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Becky Carman
Never let it be said that the Starlight Mints don't have goals. Years after the release of 2006's "Drowaton," the Mints " singer/guitarist Allan Vest, drummer Andy Nunez, keyboard player Mar...
 
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Stillwater indie rockers stranger than local pop-rock stage brethren


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Becky Carman
A cursory glance at Mayola's show history and you may think you have them pegged. Frequent shows with pop-rock locals like The Neighborhood and The City Lives imply affability " high-energy, radio-fri...
 
Thursday, January 29, 2009

Stillwater indie rockers are a bit stranger than local pop-rock stage brethren


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Becky Carman
A cursory glance at Mayola's show history and you may think you have them pegged. Frequent shows with pop-rock locals like The Neighborhood and The City Lives imply affability " high-energy, radio-fri...
 
Thursday, January 29, 2009

Norman group shuns metal-band label


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Becky Carman
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...
 
Thursday, January 29, 2009

Tulsa rockers mint straightforward, high-volume rock currency set for OKC circulation


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Becky Carman
Ask any veteran of Oklahoma's punk or hardcore scene about his influences, and you'd likely be able to predict an answer or two ... unless that particular veteran is John Moreland.
 
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Flaming Lips lead OKC into the future with 'Freakout'


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Becky Carman
Given conservative state liquor laws and its innate resistance to pedestrian traffic, Oklahoma City may not be the epitomic locale for traditional New Year's Eve debauchery. But this year, maybe tha...
 
Thursday, January 1, 2009

Delta Spirit headlines Norman's Opolis before returning to California


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Becky Carman
Faithfully following a GPS navigation unit, the band's van veered onto a dirt road somewhere between Little Rock, Ark. and St. Louis. "I think we're going to get shot," said singer Matthew Vasquez. ...
 
Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Separation unite at The Opolis to debut new album


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Becky Carman
The Separation, by any other name, would likely sound as sweet, but there would certainly be far fewer moniker-related coincidences. Shortly after singer/guitarist David Hoffner started the band with...
 
Thursday, December 4, 2008

The All-American Rejects eagerly 'Move Along' home for the holiday


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Becky Carman
Nick Wheeler, guitarist for The All-American Rejects, sounds rehearsed. It is 12:40 p.m., and although he admitted he was just starting the day, the 26-year-old has a quick, often promotional answer f...
 
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Prolific songsmith leaves brothers behind, goes it alone


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Becky Carman
According to Owen's Mike Kinsella, Mike Kinsella: does not miss having to think while playing music, and is not pleasant to be around. With a lengthy career in several bands " Cap'n Jazz, Joa...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Bands, vendors assemble one-stop music, merchandise spot


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Becky Carman
For the second time this year and the seventh time overall, metro music lovers have the chance to hear free music and peruse rock regalia at Saturday's Holiday Rock 'n' Roll Garage Sale. Formerly name...
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008
 
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