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Evanescence singer hopes to connect with OKC audience


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Joshua Michael Torres
Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee looks forward to bringing rock to out-of-the-way places that need it most.   "Not that Oklahoma City is the middle of nowhere, but as compared to L. A. or...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Oklahoma's Blake O. not just another white rapper


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Joshua Michael Torres
Oklahoma rapper Blake O. " the O is for Overstreet " isn't worried about the "white rapper" label.   "I just pretend I'm not a rapper, no matter that I'll be rapping everywhere I go," Blake said. "I'm...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

OKC DJ offers live lunchtime mixes on radio


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Joshua Michael Torres
DJ Switch has spun his way out of the club and onto the radio with Friday afternoon's "Beats for Lunch" program on KVSP-FM 103.5.   Program director for Perry Broadcasting Terry Monday said Switch's w...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

DJ Funke says mixing for OKC's Bricktown no different than Vegas


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Joshua Michael Torres
DJ Graham Funke has played parties for Marilyn Manson, Jack Osbourne and porn star Jenna Jameson. But Oklahoma City is no different.   "Honestly I'm gonna give the same level of performance for either...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

Visiting OKC, DJ AM insists he's no celebrity


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Joshua Michael Torres
Despite being a tabloid fixture thanks to a short-lived engagement with socialite Nicole Richie, modesty is the name of the game for DJ AM.   "I am not famous," he said. "I am just a DJ and have not d...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Norman's Syke! covers Eighties rock classics


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Joshua Michael Torres
Even if it is a tongue-in-cheek Eighties cover band, Syke! is an act to be taken seriously.   "It was like lots of other bands that ever start: It was everybody sitting around and drinking," said drum...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007

Norman venue Studio 360 hopes metal music is here to stay


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Joshua Michael Torres
Studio 360 is Norman's home for metal: grindcore, death metal, heavy metal, black metal, thrash and anything heavy enough to which one can start a bar brawl.   Originally doubling as a private-party v...
 
Thursday, January 25, 2007
 
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