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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Rock act Deconstructing Jim combines two singers with three-part harmonies


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Illinois rock band Deconstructing Jim has two sides: " one that displays a knack for catchy, uplifting numbers to hum along to, and " the other, which wants to pull the listener beneath, into the dang...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Pudding Attack trades guitars for keyboards on new CD


Music

Charles Martin
Pudding Attack isn't the worst name in the world " at least not for the Oklahoma City trio which has re-emerged with the album "Miniskirt Cash Machine." The band has traded in the electric guitar for ...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Multi-instrumentalist Brooks Chambers performing at open-invite wedding reception


Music

Lauren Parajon
Most audiences are lucky to receive a performance from an artist who can play one instrument well, but Brooks Chambers is a one-man band. And although he hails from Texas, there's something about Ok...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Garth Brooks 'never intended' to sing at statehood concert, says spokeswoman


Music

Joe Wertz
The Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular, held on Nov. 16, was a celebrity-studded variety show filled with performances from well-known Sooner State musicians "¦ except country superstar Garth Brooks. ...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Singer/songwriter Peter Case coming to Blue Door


Music

Tory Troutman
Peter Case is a songwriter's songwriter who took Bob Dylan's route backward, unplugging to go acoustic after doing the electric thing years with California power-poppers The Nerves and The Plimsouls.&...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Norman rock act Gravity Propulsion System breaks orbit with new album


Music

Charles Martin
In a world of posers and shoegazers, there's a need for some good old-fashioned, foot-to-the-floor rock music. Gravity Propulsion System has heeded that call for a decade now, and with its latest albu...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Devil Doll combines retro pinup look with punk sensibilities


Music

Joe Wertz
Devil Doll sounds like the soundtrack from a bar brawl between June Carter Cash and Patti Smith, yet comes wrapped as a sultry, dark-haired pinup starlet: leading lady Colleen Duffy. The fun-lovin...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Tampa rockers The Almost end their national tour with a stop at the Diamond Ballroom


Music

Lauren Parajohn
Tampa Bay, Fla., rock band The Almost is almost here, set to make its last tour stop Thursday in Oklahoma City at the Diamond Ballroom.   The Almost perform with The Starting Line, Sick Puppi...
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Precursor to a blog, the Eighties' underground music fans read news via 'zine'


Music

Charles Martin
In the Eighties, the fanzine " "zine" for short " was the forum of choice for motivated young minds and agitated cranks to rant about music in Oklahoma.   One could find the publications at the...
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Grand Ole Party plants its brash leader behind the drums for some high-energy art rock


Music

Charles Martin
Kristin Gundred, front woman of Grand Ole Party blasts out big and brassy vocals which pipe through their new CD, "Humanimals." She is as brash as Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, but a bit less brat and mor...
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007
 
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