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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Records

Label love

While the major record labels drop like flies, local indie ones are on the rise.


Stephen Carradini
Major labels may be going the way of the buffalo, but independent record labels still have ardent supporters in Oklahoma City.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Hangin' out in the Alley

Alley Records is a vintage vinyl lovers’ dream come true


Stephen Carradini
An authentic Kurt Cobain signature is a rare thing, but you can see the late Nirvana leader’s pen on a copy of a limited-edition, 1991 7-inch split between Nirvana and The Fluid hanging on the wall at Alley Records.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Needle points


Jenn Scott
If you’re listening to your favorite music, you’re likely in your happy place, too. It’s important to stay loyal to your roots.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Rock this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Norman-based label Zanzibar! Records kicks off a bimonthly showcase Tuesday at The Deli, 309 White, with two acts for the price of one. Starting at 9 p.m., shove the sounds of post-apocalyptic electropop acts Economy and DJ NoYoTechNo into your ears. The show is 21-andup — sorry, hipster children. Cover is $5. Call 329-3534 or visit


Wednesday, April 4, 2012

JD McPherson — Signs & Signifiers

All 'Signs' point to excellence.


Matt Carney
If anybody in Oklahoma is most likely to capitalize on wide-audience distribution right now, it must be Broken Arrow’s R&B-flavored rocker JD McPherson, whose debut album, Signs & Signifiers, was re-released last week by Rounder Records.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Red-hot rock

The success of Red Wanting Blue has other bands colored green with envy.


Joshua Boydston
Red Wanting Blue with John Calvin
8 p.m. Monday
113 N. Crawford, Norman
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
Monday, October 15, 2012

Best of Bond … James Bond: 50 Years — 50 Tracks

007 turns the big 5-0.


Rod Lott
With each new James Bond film, it seems as if another CD compilation of 007 movie music is released. Because it is.
Monday, October 22, 2012

Copperheads — Apocalyptic Behavior


Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City’s Copperheads have remained relatively quiet this year — ironic, given that the punk outfit stands alongside The Boom Bang and Shitty/Awesome as the metro’s loudest rock bands.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012