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Video Premiere: “Time” by Lavish Obituaries

Genre-twisting Tulsa Trio Freely Conjures Strange Imagery in New Music Video for Latest Single & ...

Track Premiere: “Good Grief” by Mad Honey

OKC alternative dreampop band makes its Cowboy 2.0 debut with contemplative, atmospheric, feel ...

Snapshots: K.O.

Photography by Cody IngramType by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Shot on location at Trilldren ...

Fire in Little Africa Sets the Spotlight with “Shining”

Prepare yourself for Tulsa Hip-Hop’s living memorial to Black Wall Street with FILA’s ...

Factory Obscura’s Mix-Tape Vol. 2 is a Perfect Marriage of Oklahoma Talent

The new six-track mixtape cassette captures a journey of raw emotion through the changing seasons ...

Album Review: Cult Love & Friends Vol. 2

Get an Earful with Cult Love Sound Tapes’ 2nd Jam-Packed Compilation Cassette Showcasing ...

Snapshots: Endocrine Twins

Photography by Cody Ingram Type by Russtic Typewriters Editor’s note: The “Members& ...

O2worldwide’s Meteoric Rise Trends Home

OKC suburban music collective talks its atypical sound, Internet word-of-mouth, and finally ...

Jarvix’s Top 10 Oklahoma Music Videos of 2020 (+ 5 more)

In January, I wrote a guest article for KOSU Radio / The Spy counting down my picks for the top ...

Album Review: Invasion by On Holiday

Pop-punk trio from the 405 launches full-length debut into the musicsphere ...

Album Review: Scatter Girls! by Scatter Girls!

What Scatter Girls! lacks in melody the band makes up for in awesome unintelligibility. There is ...

Snapshots: Black Magnet

Photography by Cody IngramType by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Shot on location at 89th Street in ...

Track Premiere: “Every Day” by Wood Willow

Bluegrass Duet’s Rustic Debut Single Is a “Cure For the Blues” To those who ...

Snapshots: John Calvin Abney

Photography by John Calvin Abney Type by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Self-Portrait, Tehachapi, CA ...

Album Review (+ Interview): Arrived by Chris “The God MC” Cain

Here’s the thing about hitting your stride: It doesn’t have to make sense. On its face, Chris ...

Track Premiere: “Everyone Speeds on the Turnpike” by The Ocean Majestic

New quarantine duo contemplates the paradox of soul searching in its debut single for New Year& ...

Snapshots: Original Flow

Photography by Cody Ingram Type by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Shot on location at Scissortail ...

Snapshots: stepmom

Photography by Cody Ingram Type by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Shot on location at Paseo Pottery ...

Snapshots: Special Thumbs

Photography by Cody Ingram Type by Russtic Typewriters Gallery Shot on location at & near ...

Track Premiere: “High Sign” by Oklahoma Uprising

Joel T. Mosman & co. give the high sign for “radical love” in their fifth and ...

Singles Grab Bag #10

Welcome back to Singles Grab Bag, a track review series that presents a cross-section of songs in ...

Track Premiere: “Forget the 80’s” by Hotel Nights

Singer-songwriter Chase Kerby returns with a renewed spirit and a fresh slate of material as ...

Album Review: Aporia by Deezy

Hip-hop artist Deezy gets the whole team together for a dynamic extended play of visual ...

Choose Your Own Interview: WeRdoZe

Behold! The first in our debut trilogy of new video interviews using the Choose Your Own ...

Track Premiere: “Mixed Signals” by The Sweet Talkers

Groove is in the heartache. At least, that would seem to be the case on the darker side of The ...

Video Premiere: “Ego Death Rattle” by The Danner Party

If The Danner Party ever lands a spot on Oklahoma concert series Tulsa Little Jam, it will be ...

Album Review: Matt Jewett Live

Acoustic punk singer-songwriter Matt Jewett takes some of the edge off with a live album that ...

Album Review: Pictures in the Sand by Elderly Smackdown & Randy Rulz

Two lo-fi projects from OKC & Norman’s underground DIY scenes split a wonderfully weird ...

Album Review: Spirit Shaker by DIVA

Much like the runaway train mentioned in the opening line of “Follow Me”, a rock riff barrels ...

Video Premiere: “Everything Turns Out Alright” by Bronte

While it would be accurate to call Norman-based musician Bronte an electronic music artist, it ...

Album Review: Day One EP by Open/Honest

Norman experimental producer nurtures organic lo-fi sounds on latest hip-hop infused instrumental ...

Singles Grab Bag #9

Welcome to Singles Grab Bag, a track review series originally started on Cellar Door Music Group. ...

4 Albums to Send Summer Off in Style

As summer winds down and school starts up, it’s a bittersweet time for many. Summer is ...

Video Premiere: “Biggest Mistake” by Kat Lock

Few rising stars of late have made a splash in the music scene here as loudly and swiftly as Kat ...

On Location: Norman Music Fest 2019

Norman Music Festival is not only a great annual experience for the general public, but also one ...

Album Review: S. Reidy – A Mixtape

Norman Rapper S. Reidy Presents Introspective Musical Sketchbook on Scrappy, Poignant New Release ...

Track Premiere: “Already Dead” by Beach Language

Beach Language is back with a fresh new album cycle, and with it are some of the band’s ...

Video Premiere: “Hot Sauce and Soppin’ Bread” by Brad Fielder Quartet

Few things bring people together like a good meal, and in “Hot Sauce and Soppin’ ...

Track Premiere: “Cosmic Trigger (Remix)” by Combsy x Steph Simon x Keeng Cut

Major worlds of Tulsa music culture combine in a one-of-a-kind collaboration that reincarnates a ...

Track Premiere: “The Devil in the Details” by NeoRomantics

Less than a year after its well-received 2018 EP, Homecoming, Tulsa alternative rock band ...

Video Premiere: “Time Killer” by Rachel Bachman and the Better News Bears

Rachel Bachman is back with a new song and video, her first release since last year’s full ...

Top 20 LPs of 2018: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs: 20-11 10. Chair ...

Top 20 LPs of 2018: 20-11 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs (10-1) 20. Exchange ...

Top 20 EPs of 2018: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs: (20-11) Top 20 LPs 10. Living ...

Top 20 EPs of 2018: 20-11 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs: 10-1 Top 20 LPs 20. Abbigale ...

Top 10 Singles of 2018 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs 10. “Karaoke” by& ...

Video: My Day at Plaza Fest ’18

Plaza Fest is neat!!! The annual Plaza District Festival outdid itself in 2018 for local music! ...

First Impressions: Welcome to the Alter by Alterblood

Happy Halloween! This episode of First Impressions considers a metal album out of the Tulsa area. ...

First Impressions: Vol. 2 by The Luke Project

This episode looks at the first installment of an ambitious album project aiming to transcribe ...

Back to My Roots: An Interview with Original Flow

Our Chief Executive Weirdo, Evan Jarvicks, caught up with the one & only Original Flow ...

First Impressions: The North Face by Broox

This episode of First Impressions considers The North Face, the first album to come out under the ...

On Location: Norman Music Fest 2018

Experience NMF like never before! We followed three different musicians over the course of the ...

First Impressions: Coyote by John Calvin Abney

This episode looks at the 2018 full-length album Coyote by John Calvin Abney. Acclaimed by a ...

Tulsa’s The Wright Brothers Live Up to ‘Cosmic’ Muse on Synth-fueled Debut LP

As 1980’s era music continues to be influential on even the youngest of today’s musicians, ...

Artist Feature: Naturalist

Like pages ripped from a journal, Naturalist makes music that is as direct as it is cathartic. ...

Instrumental Rock Quartet Lost Cosmos Improvises Space Odyssey with Debut LP

Improvisation in music is much more often heard from the stage than the studio. It seems like ...

Track Premiere: New Band Kauri Orchestrates Post-folk Sound on “Empty Skies”

Steeped in hushed grandeur, the music of Kauri is borne of soul-touching moments and spun into ...

Girls Club Dazzles with Spunky Garage Glamour on Sophomore Rock EP

Tulsa seems to be a bit of an underground hotbed of feminist talent. From blog-recommended ...

On Location: COOP Showcase @ Tower Theatre, 11/30/17

Article by Evan Jarvicks Photos by Sean Carr Of the three new mid-level venues in Oklahoma City, ...

Top 20 LPs of 2017: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs (20-11) 10. Into the ...

Top 20 LPs of 2017: 20-11 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs (10-1) 20. Eastside ...

Top 20 EPs of 2017: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs (20-11) Top 20 LPs 10. Jose ...

Top 10 Singles of 2017 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs 10. “Horses Talk in Their ...

Jarvix’s Big 50: The Best Local Music of 2017

Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs It’s that time again. The calendar year is coming to a ...

Downtempo Music Project Desert Youth Seeks Renewal on Ponderous New EP

It’s hard to put a finger on We Made a Mess of Things. Though it has similar sonic, ...

Artist Feature: The Big News

The Big News w/ Roots of Thought & Don’t Tell DenaUCO Jazz Lab100 E 5th St, Edmond7 pm, ...

Track Premiere: Rapper Knoble Savage Throws Lyrical Punches on “Ric Flair” Sequel

Would you get a load of this schmuck? In the music video for his new single, “Ric Flair Pt. ...

L.T.Z. Doubles Down on Ambitious, Definitive 20-Track Hip-hop Album

(Editor’s note: L.T.Z. asked me to be as critical as possible with this one, so strap in. We’re ...

Latest All-American Rejects EP Explores New Identity, Pursues Fresh Horizons

The All-American Rejects have typically been a barometer band, one so consistently pop-radio ...

Singles Grab Bag #8

For those new to Singles Grab Bag, this is an ongoing blog series that aims to bring together an ...

Harumph Hones Americana Jazz Sound On Strong Full-Length Effort ‘Threes’

Few bands straddle genre quite the way Harumph does. With a signature blend of Americana, blues, ...

Get Fired Calls It Quits, Leaves Behind Punk Rock Resumé

Get Fired at Norman Music Festival X (photo by Sean Carr) Get Fired was an Oklahoma City punk ...

CDMG’s Supplemental Guide to #NMFX

This is a three-part supplemental guide to Norman Music Festival 10, a free music fest happening ...

Tower Titans: A Double Show and Venue Review

Photography by Sean Carr “This place is magic,” said one concertgoer at a recent ...

Singles Grab Bag #7

The new year has barely started, yet an abundance of quality music is already springing out of ...

The Options Break 12-Year Silence With Invigorating, If Uneven, New Album

DOT, the new album from Norman-based The Options, comes over a decade after the band’s last ...

Artist Feature: Midday Static

Midday Static w/ Esc Ctrl and guestsVenue Shrine112 E 18th St., Tulsa6:30 PM, Thursday, January ...

Top 20 LPs of 2016: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs (20-11) 10. Every ...

Top 20 LPs of 2016: 20-11 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs (10-1) 20. Akiba by ...

Top 20 EPs of 2016: 10-1 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs (20-11) Top 20 LPs 10. Pop ...

Top 20 EPs of 2016: 20-11 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs (10-1) Top 20 LPs 20. The EP by ...

Top 10 Singles of 2016 (Jarvix’s Big 50)

For info on the Big 50, head over here. Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs 10. “Joke’s On You&; ...

Jarvix’s Big 50: The Best Local Music of 2016

Top 10 Singles Top 20 EPs Top 20 LPs Blog editor Evan here– This was a big year for local ...

Singles Grab Bag #6

As the year winds down, it’s easy to start summarizing the ups and downs of the past 11 ...

The Everyone Frequency: Space4Lease Finds Its Voice in a Microcosm of Diversity

Space4Lease​w/ Helen Kelter Skelter and Oklahoma Cloud Factory9 PM, Saturday, November 5 ...

There’s More Than Meets the Eye with John Calvin Abney’s Sophomore Full-Length

With his tussled hair, well-worn guitar, and harmonica rack, John Calvin Abney at first fits an ...

Singles Grab Bag #5

This fifth installment of Singles Grab Bag features seven new tracks from various Oklahoma ...

Singles Grab Bag #4

Singles Grab Bag features reviews for recent singles in a local sampling of various genres. ...

Food Truck Tunes: Delmar Gardens Works to Find Its Voice Through Live Music Events

Delmar Gardens Food Truck Park is the latest addition to Oklahoma City’s ever-growing ...

Singles Grab Bag #3

It’s summer in Oklahoma City, which means a slew of great new local music and festivals ...

Choose Your Own Interview w/ M. Bailey Stephenson (sun riah)

Photo by Ariel Bridget This interview was used as a basis for a write-up that you can read here. ...

Introspective Rapper Slyrex Rejects Pretense on Standout Sophomore Effort

If sincerity is making a comeback, Slyrex is ahead of the curve. On his sophomore release, the ...

Singles Grab Bag #2

This second installment of Singles Grab Bag reaches back a couple of months to gather five great ...

Foxburrows’ Latest Grapples with Psychological Burdens Through Upbeat Indie Rock

Tame contains some rather heavy themes within its layered swirl of clean-cut guitar lines, but&# ...

The Notionaries and Lincka Kick Off New VZD’s Concert Series

This Saturday, alternative rock group The Notionaries and indie pop artist Lincka will play long ...

Singles Grab Bag #1

Singles Grab Bag is a new review series featuring bands and artists that don’t have new albums ...

Music-loving Pastafarians’ Lineup Rivals Official NMF 9 Stages

This weekend, Norman Music Fest attendees will pass by plenty of bars with muffled thumps and ...

OKC-based Paseo Street Walkers and Culture Cinematic Embrace Jazz Fusion Concepts on Respective Debuts

Instrumentally smooth brushstrokes paint cool watercolors that extend beyond the canvas of genre ...

Choose Your Own Interview: Dr. Pants

This interview was used as a basis for a write-up on Dr. Pants that you can read here. In ...

David Broyles’ Nerd Rock Project Undergoes a Pantsformation

Dr. Pants (Full Electric Band) ACM Faculty Concert Series 8 PM Wednesday, April 30 2016 ACM@UCO ...

Producer/Rapper WoRm’s Compilation Mixtape Revitalizes with Breezy OKC Vignettes

The Refill is a collection of singles, deep cuts, and unreleased material from WoRm’s ...

Showboating Serenader John Winston Holds Nothing Back on Sexually-charged EP

With sultry, often R-rated lyrics and flashy vocal overdubs, Oklahoma City’s John Winston ...

New Romanello Album Keeps the Party Going with Big Pop Chords and Rock ‘n’ Roll Energy

Unimpressed with today’s wave of copy/paste software musicians, Tulsa’s Tony Romanello and the ...

On Latest LP, Kali Ra Transforms Dark Narratives Into a Cathartic Cathedral of Rock

David Goad is a man of vision. As the creative root to his band, Kali Ra, he invokes a keen taste ...

Soft-Hued OKC Band Toys with Indie Rock Formula on Smart, Compositionally Focused Debut

With its thoughtful approach to sonic texture and vocal harmony, the new debut EP from Oklahoma ...

OKC Rapper Taps Into The City’s Dream Team – L.T.Z. Review

Don’t be fooled by the rudimentary cover art. Barcelona ’92, the latest full-length release from ...

Orange Sunshine – Midday Static Review

If music is meant to transport the mind and soul to another place and time, then leave it to ...

If You’re Looking for a Little More Screamo in Your Indie Rock… – Naturalist Review

Within the first 20 seconds of their new EP, Naturalist unleashes a jarring declaration of their ...

Ripple Green Brings London Cool to Oklahoma City

British swagger must be contagious because Ripple Green’s latest effort struts like nothing they ...

Norman Alt Rockers Costello Take It Slow On Promising Debut

Sparse rock instrumentation and expansive production provide more than ample room for Costello’s ...

On the Strength of a Song: How OKC Folk Trio Judith Built a Sound from a Whim

“At that first rehearsal, I was like, ‘Peace out! This sounds terrible! I don’t want to be a part ...

Choose Your Own Interview: Judith

This interview was used as a basis for a write-up on Judith that you can read here. In this ...

‘The Voice’ Contestant Chase Kerby Strips Down on Pivotal Sophomore Release

Chase Kerby’s voice is tender in a way that isn’t naive or fragile. It’s entrenched in years of ...