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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Lost tapes of Defenestration album found in Texas


Music

Thomas Anderson
  Twenty years ago, the most promising young alternative-rock band in the area wasn't The Flaming Lips. It was the Norman-based Defenestration " a loud, four-piece ensemble centered around Tyson Meade...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

That 70's Show' star to DJ at Electro Lounge


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Danny Masterson, star of Fox's long-running sitcom "That 70's Show," will DJ on May 9 at the Electro Lounge.   Masterson, aka DJ MomJeans, started DJ'ing in 2000 just for fun, but it eventually tu...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Umbrellas plan post-tour homemade EP


Music

Joe Wertz
Umbrellas play gorgeous music that is full and melodic, bordering on orchestral. The band's latest album, "Illuminare," was recorded in a defunct comedy club in downtown Tulsa and ...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Hot Hot Heat recalls past Oklahoma concerts


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Many Oklahoma music fans have grown used to the state being passed over by big-label rockers. Luckily for fans of garage rockers Hot Hot Heat front man Steve Bays can relate. "We g...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Flaming Lips contribute to 'Spider-Man 3' CD


Music

Joe Wertz
Moviegoers checking out "Spider-Man 3" might hear something strangely familiar. Or familiarly strange. Oklahoma's The Flaming Lips have contributed an original song, "The Supreme Being T...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Thriving Guestroom Records opening OKC location


Music

Joe Wertz
Despite more and more music being purchased online, independent Norman record store Guestroom Records has done well. So well, in fact, that co-owners Justin Sowers and Travis Searle are opening ...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Nashville Pussy doesn't want to be taken seriously


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Blaine Cartwright, lead singer and guitarist for Nashville Pussy, said, "I consider us a pretty juvenile band. Mature means better to some people; to me, it's just like maybe you're starting to ...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Man Man puts on high-energy live shows


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
With its band members furiously jumping from instrument to instrument, Man Man live is a nonstop roller coaster of heartache, beauty, energy and ear-pounding ruckus that, oddly enough, feels lik...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Country crooner Linville a fixture of Norman scene


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
For the past six years, Chickasha native Travis Linville (my space page) has played at The Deli in Norman every Monday night, strumming guitar-rich ballads, full of iconic Oklahoma imagery and w...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Jazz festival honoring musicians of past, present


Music

Lisa Spinelli
The Charlie Christian International Jazz Festival has been around for 22 years, honoring former and current jazz artists. "We have every reason to have the festival in this area. It is where...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007
 
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