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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Casiotone shifts focus to songwriting


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone's first three albums were made with the idea that art can be truly unique and amazing when made with strict boundaries. Or in Casiotone's case, one:...
 
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Blues legend emphasizes music over message


Music


Long recognized as one of America's best country-blues fingerpickers and a scholar of acoustic blues, Paul Geremia has a very clear memory of when music first captured his attention. ...
 
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Texan's cover of Hosty song irks some fans


Music

Heather Caliendo
Rockabilly-blues artist and one-half of the Hosty Duo, Mike Hosty, wrote "Oklahoma Breakdown," but the voice behind the No. 1 radio version is country artist and Texas native Stoney LaRu...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

Sibling duo The Red Alert no longer aping White Stripes


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
The Red Alert consists of Hank Hanewinkel III on guitar and vocals and his younger sister, Christy Hanewinkel, on drums. The pair first started playing four years ago, when she was only ...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

Mooney Suzuki's live act reminds what rock can be


Music

Charles Martin
New York's The Mooney Suzuki roars with high-energy, British-Invasion attitude " a hefty dose of The Kinks and The Rolling Stones with light brushes of contrasting acoustic roots. Th...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

William Hung goes from 'Idol' laughingstock to Billboard chart-topper


Music

Bryan Mangieri
After eliciting laughter from the judges of "American Idol"'s 2004 season with his off-key and off-kilter rendition of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" during initial auditions for the show's third se...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Sugar Free Allstars playing to kids on library tour


Music

Charles Martin
The Sugar Free Allstars' quirky wit and bouncy melodies has been scoring adult fans throughout the state. But now with "Dos Niños," their first album for kids, the Allstars are setting t...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Fans respond to emo rockers Dashboard Confessional


Music

Heather Caliendo
Chris Carrabba once said that during concerts, he'll find someone in the audience who really feels the music and he will have "eye sex" with them. Oklahoma City audience members may " and man...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Folk rockers Shearwater find second time's a charm


Music

Charles Martin
After recording songs for its critically lauded fourth LP, "Palo Santo," the Austin, Texas-based folk-rock band Shearwater toured extensively ... and noticed the songs began to change. They hope...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Guitar-shredding phenom Marnie Stern delivers high energy


Music

Kevin Bogle
Marnie Stern plays the guitar. Not just plays, but destroys it. Super-fast, two-handed, finger-tapping rock guitar lines that prickle the hair on the back of your neck the first ti...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007
 
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