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  • Album Review: Mr Twin Sister, 'Mr Twin Sister' (Infinite Best)

    BY KELLEN MCGUGAN, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Album Review: Mr Twin Sister, ‘Mr Twin Sister’ (Infinite Best)

  • Album Review: The 2 Bears, “The Night Is Young” (Southern Fried)

    BY JESSICA ALLISON, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Album Review: The 2 Bears, “The Night Is Young” (Southern Fried)

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Ali Harter

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based singer/songwriter Ali Harter talks to Becky Carman about building a backing band, recording her third album and her nearly two decades on the Oklahoma music scene.

  • Album Review: Zola Jesus, 'Taiga' (Mute Records)

    BY BEAU BLACKSTOCK, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Album Review: Zola Jesus, ‘Taiga’ (Mute Records)

  • `Edmond Exchange

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what is going on in Edmond.

  • OU Trombone Choir celebrates 45 years with concert

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    A special concert commemorating the 45-year history of the University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir will be Oct. 28 in Norman.

  • Oklahoma City's Flaming Lips to release Beatles tribute Tuesday

    BY GENE TRIPLETT, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Wayne Coyne of Oklahoma City’s Flaming Lips talks about befriending Miley Cyrus on his birthday, his memories of the Beatles and releasing weird albums.

  • A happy tenth birthday to ‘Aha Shake Heartbreak’

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Looking back on an early offering from Oklahoma’s biggest rock band.

  • Foundation gives awards to students

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Madinah’s Educational Foundation and Scholarship Program honored high school and college students

  • Annie Lennox: 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, has been doing plenty of interviews to promote her new album, Nostalgia. Lately, those conversations have often turned to a different topic: Beyonce. Lennox labeled Bey "feminist lite" in an interview at the end of September. Talking with NPR in a...

  • College Football Halftime Show Rocks The Stadium Like A Hurricane

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    This collegiate marching band takes rocking the crowd to a whole new level. During the halftime show of Ohio State's Oct. 18 game against Rutgers , The Ohio State University Marching Band didn't just play a classic rock medley -- its members expertly formed rock tribute symbols, including...

  • Lessons, friendships offered by Oklahoma City dance club

    BY STEVE GUST, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Swing Club offers dance lessons every month. Styles include West Coast swing, country and western, ballroom and square dancing.

  • Sleater-Kinney Is Back With A Brand New Album

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Sleater-Kinney is back! After an indefinite hiatus, some recent teases and a few major hints, the band announced that Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss will release a new album, "No Cities to Love," on Jan. 20, via Sub Pop. Sleater-Kinney will also go on a 13-date tour in 2015,...

  • Lorde's 'Royals' song banned in San Francisco (for now)

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    No Royals allowed! Even though Lorde sings, “We’ll never be royals….” in the chorus of her hit Royals song, two San Francisco radio stations have banned the song from their airwaves – at least while their town’s beloved San Francisco Giants are taking on the Kansas City Royals in the...

  • Success of Heard on Hurd continues in Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Bands, food and people all made up the second Heard on Hurd in downtown Edmond. Organizers plan to make it a regular event.

  • Oklahoma City University's dance program wins grant

    By Leslie Berger, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    The grant is for the Community Dance Center, which offers classes for children taught primarily by Oklahoma City University students.

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Dylan Stewart

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Becky Carman talks to Norman’s Dylan Stewart about selling records out of his backpack, getting named after Bob Dylan and the circus.

  • Album Review: Sondre Lerche, “Please” (Mona Records)

    BY KELLEN MCGUGAN, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Let it be known: if Norwegian pop genius Sondre Lerche's new album "Please" is your first foray into the artists body of work, you have been missing out. Lerche has a knack not only as a wordsmith, twisting melodies around clever lyrics, but as a truly talented guitar player, pounding out...

  • Album Review: Perfume Genius, 'Too Bright' (Matador Records)

    BY BEAU BLACKSTOCK, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Album Review: Perfume Genius, “Too Bright” (Matador Records)

  • Album review: White Violet, 'Stay Lost' (Normaltown Records)

    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Album review: White Violet, ‘Stay Lost’ (Normaltown Records)



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