Index Music Fest w/ Portugal. The Man, Washed Out, Grimes & MoreOctober 5, 6, at Trees, $32Last week, Spune announced Index Festival at Trees, which puts them back in the festival game again. If you remember their Wall of Sound Festival in the mid-Aughts, this lineup is an update, built around a ... More >>
From his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Jesse Tabish sounded a bit nervous. The leader of Other Lives certainly had every right to be anxious. His band was just about to begin a tour with Radiohead.
Well, that tour makes a stop in Dallas this evening at the AAC and Tabish was kind enough to speak ... More >>
Lots of big shows are happening this weekend -- several on the Good Records stage -- including Stillwater, Oklahoma's, Other Lives. The band, who will be joined by Dallas violinist Daniel Hart, is making a quick stop at Good Records just before they open for Radiohead on Monday. The biggest show, ... More >>
FlickrThe Alumni Guy is watching you student section, and he doesn't like what he sees. SMU is inching closer to admission into one of college football's hallowed BCS conferences, which will mark the latest milestone on what the school and its alumni hope is the road back to football relevanc ... More >>
Hailing from Stillwater, Oklahoma, one might assume that Colourmusic might dabble in alt-country or Southern rock. Such couldn't be further from the truth. Instead, this intriguing five-piece plays alternative rock with the emphasis on the alternative.
Calling what they do "Oklahoma Sex Rock," the ... More >>
Other LivesIt'd be easy to pigeonhole Oklahoma music as solely focused on red dirt country (see: Cross Canadian Ragweed) or dust-bowl folk (see: Woody Guthrie) were it not for the contributions made by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Evangelicals, Starlight Mints and Stardeath & White Dwarfs i ... More >>
Shiner Rising Star Contest: Round 1, Week 5Main Street Liquid Co., RichardsonAug 19, 2010For week five of the preliminary round of the Shiner Rising Star competition, three more bands took over the small in size, but big in character Main Street Liquid Company in Richardson. Last week, bands from ... More >>
There's a lot of bad movies out there made better by music. There are also a lot of indie movies out there made famous by music. The unsung heroes, however--beyond the Oscar--winning soundtracks and the Garden States of the world--are those great bands made up completely for the benefit of the mo ... More >>
Well, the big weekend is here. That's right, Mizzou vs Oklahoma State.My brother earned his Ph.D from OSU (although I hear they practically give those things away in Stillwater) while I, um, attended doctoral classes at the Sorbonne of the Midwest (where, I believe, Stephen Hawking flunked out b ... More >>
I don't love Texas. I don't hate Oklahoma. But what transpired yesterday in the Big 12 is absolute bullshit. I know life ain't fair, but college football should be. Or at least it should use common sense trying. Let me apologize to Texas. I posted some of the bes ... More >>