OK in the UK

Two local musicians are raising money for a once in a lifetime trip to the United Kingdom. Daniel Jordan and Meggie McDonald are ambitious Tulsa singer/songwriters who play in venues all over the city. They have been presented with a chance to showcase their talents in the UK in hopes of broadening their audience.  James Bardell, a music blogger, aspiring writer and UK native currently living in Oklahoma, met the two musicians recently and offered them this rare opportunity. His goal is to raise awareness for the musically rich city of Tulsa and…continue reading →

Press Play: Vetiver

Folk rock band, Vetiver is set to release their latest album on March 24th called, Complete Strangers. They are no strangers to college music radio, however. This is their sixth full length album since 2004. While they always stay true to their indie folk roots, every recording presents some sort of new harmony for their fans to enjoy. Relaxing soft rock is the theme for this work.    Vetiver is a creation of singer/songwriter Andy Cabic, who formed the group in San Francisco, CA in 2002. He wrote all songs for Complete Strangers,…continue reading →

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

The first fully authorized documentary detailing the life of Nirvana leader, Kurt Cobain, is set to air for the public May 4th, 2015 on HBO. “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck” premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in January, receiving high praises by those critics and fans in attendance.  Written and directed by Brett Morgen, the documentary uses a combination of filmmaking techniques. Animation, in addition to interviews with friends and family, give the audience insight into the mind of the grunge rock legend. Most important however, are the previously unseen home videos…continue reading →

Modest Mouse Announce OK Tour Date, Share New Song

Modest Mouse have announced a number of tour dates for their upcoming tour, which supports their new album Strangers to Ourselves, the band's first album release since 2007. The popular Seattle indie group will be in Oklahoma City on April 24th at the Diamond Ballroom. Their last tour stop in Oklahoma was in 2009, which was also at the Diamond Ballroom. The new album is due out March 17th. In addition to announcing the tour, the band has released the song "Of Course We Know", a slowed down piano driven track from the upcoming album.…continue reading →

Press Play: Diamond Rugs

Supergroup Diamond Rugs showcase talented musicians from many well known bands. They are comprised of singer/songwriter John McCauley and keyboardist Robbie Crowell of Deer Tick, guitarists Ian St. Pe of The Black Lips and Hardy Morris of Dead Confederate, as well as Steve Berlin of Los Lobos and Bryan Dufresne of Six Finger Satellite. Things are going well for the band, who released their second album, Cosmetics, on February 24th.  The group formed in 2011 when St. Pe, McCauley and Dufresne were hanging out in one of their hotel rooms after a Black…continue reading →