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  • Full list of Oscar nominations

    George Lang | Updated: Thu, Jan 16, 2014

    As we reported this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. The awards will be presented on March 2 and broadcast on ABC. Here is the full list of nominees.

  • Benjamin Curtis of School of Seven Bells and Secret Machines dies at age 35

    George Lang | Published: Mon, Dec 30, 2013

    Benjamin Curtis of Lawton spent years on the adventurous edge of modern rock music, playing in several bands that were not just great on a regional level but internationally acclaimed and beloved, including Tripping Daisy, Secret Machines and School of Seven Bells.

  • Wayne Coyne embarks on "Record Store Tour"

    George Lang | Published: Tue, Dec 17, 2013

    On Thursday, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne will undertake a barnstorming tour of record stores, selling and signing copies of the Flaming Lips’ first EP in celebration of the record’s 30th anniversary. It is being issued on green vinyl — its first vinyl availability since 1986.

  • Led Zeppelin rolls out catalog on Spotify starting today

    George Lang | Published: Wed, Dec 11, 2013

    One of the most coveted catalogs in rock history is arriving on streaming audio site Spotify beginning today. Led Zeppelin and Spotify will be rolling out the legendary hard rock band’s entire Atlantic/Swan Song catalog over the next five days. Today, listeners can hear “Led Zeppelin” and “Led...

  • Tulsa-born St. Vincent announces pre-orders for new, self-titled album

    George Lang | Published: Wed, Dec 11, 2013

    Tulsa-born Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, announced pre-orders today for her fourth solo album (not including 2012′s “Love This Giant” with David Byrne), titled St. Vincent. The album is due on Feb. 25, 2014, and the pre-order gets you a download of the advance single, “Birth in Reverse.” Most...

  • Friday's Blue October show at Diamond Ballroom canceled, will be rescheduled for April

    George Lang | Published: Fri, Dec 6, 2013

    Due to snow and slick conditions, Friday’s performance by Dallas area prog-rock band Blue October at the Diamond Ballroom has been canceled. According to DCF Concerts, tickets to the show will be honored at a rescheduled concert in April — exact date to be determined.


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