Oklahoma music http://kosu.org en Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country' http://kosu.org/post/teenage-songwriters-take-bro-country No theme has dominated country radio playlists and charts more in the past couple of years than celebration of the sort of small-town good life that features trucks, beer and scantily clad women as the must-have accessories. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:42:00 +0000 NPR Staff 5325 at http://kosu.org Teenage Songwriters Take On 'Bro-Country' For The Love Of Black Music http://kosu.org/post/love-black-music It still surprises me that a few of my colleagues who regularly attend music festivals like Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Budweiser Made in America still haven't heard of, or don't seem to know much about, the annual <a href="http://www.essence.com/festival" target="_blank">Essence Festival</a>, held every July 4<sup>th</sup> weekend in New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:05:00 +0000 Jason King 5166 at http://kosu.org For The Love Of Black Music KOSU Music: Broncho, Christopher Owens & Georgia Anne Muldrow http://kosu.org/post/kosu-music-broncho-christopher-owens-georgia-anne-muldrow <p><a href="http://newsok.com/entertainment/lookatokc" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">LOOKatOKC</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan&nbsp;</span>LaCroix<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on&nbsp;</span>KOSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div><p>Today, we bring you a new song from Norman band <a href="http://bronchoband.com/" target="_blank">Broncho</a>, a country turn for <a href="http://www.christopherowensonline.com/" target="_blank">Christopher Owens</a>, and <a href="http://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaAnneMuldrow" target="_blank">Georgia Anne </a><a href="http://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaAnneMuldrow" target="_blank">Muldrow</a>'s debut as a rapper.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:50:00 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5076 at http://kosu.org KOSU Music: Broncho, Christopher Owens & Georgia Anne Muldrow Woody Guthrie is a Punk Rocker http://kosu.org/post/woody-guthrie-punk-rocker <div>Folk performers like John Fullbright, Terri Hendrix and the son of Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, are set to play the 17th edition of <a href="http://woodyguthrie.com" target="_blank">the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival</a>, which continues today through Sunday in the tiny eastern Oklahoma town of Okemah.</div><div><br><br></div><div>Mitch Gilliam traces the pioneering influence of Woody Guthrie on today’s punk-folk vagabond musicians.</div><div><br> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:36:07 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4925 at http://kosu.org Woody Guthrie is a Punk Rocker Miranda Lambert And The Soft Side Of Tough http://kosu.org/post/miranda-lambert-and-soft-side-tough <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwNY3N5iQ2I</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 4900 at http://kosu.org Miranda Lambert And The Soft Side Of Tough Garth Brooks Finally Embraces Digital Music http://kosu.org/post/garth-brooks-finally-embraces-digital-music <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-right: 81.234375px; margin-bottom: 1.3em; margin-left: auto; padding: 0px 15px; border: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 1.6rem; line-height: 1.5; vertical-align: baseline; float: none; position: static; min-height: 1px; width: 690px; color: rgb(17, 17, 17); max-width: 690px;">Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:59:33 +0000 Associated Press 4889 at http://kosu.org Garth Brooks Finally Embraces Digital Music WYNC Features Oklahoma's John Fullbright http://kosu.org/post/wync-features-oklahomas-john-fullbright <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">WNYC's <a href="http://soundcheck.wnyc.org/story/john-fullbright-in-studio/" target="_blank">Soundcheck</a> featured Oklahoma musician&nbsp;<a href="http://www.johnfullbrightmusic.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);" target="_blank">John Fullbright</a>&nbsp;on their show yesterday. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:22:33 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 5214 at http://kosu.org WYNC Features Oklahoma's John Fullbright Dublin Has Garth's Heart, But Not His Concerts Anymore http://kosu.org/post/dublin-has-garths-heart-not-his-concerts-anymore Garth Brooks fans abound in Ireland, and now 400,000 of them won't get to the chance to see him perform. Brooks has cancelled five concerts after the Dublin City Council refused to grant him more than three. Melissa Block speaks to Rachel Flaherty of <em>The Irish Times</em> about the controversy. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:25:00 +0000 editor 4825 at http://kosu.org New Mix: Cat Power With Coldplay, Brian Eno, Broncho, The Wytches, More http://kosu.org/post/new-mix-cat-power-coldplay-brian-eno-broncho-wytches-more On this week's <em>All Songs Considered</em>: After some speculation on <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15221280/pink-floyd">Pink Floyd</a>'s just-announced album <em>The Endless River</em>, Robin kicks off the show with Broncho's "Class Historian," which he describes as the most immediately catchy song he's heard all year. Not to be out-catchied, Bob retaliates with <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/230132542/rubblebucket">Rubblebucket</a>'s "Carousel Ride," from the band's upcoming release <em>Survival Sounds</em>. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:58:00 +0000 editor 4763 at http://kosu.org New Mix: Cat Power With Coldplay, Brian Eno, Broncho, The Wytches, More Wanda and Elvis: The Queen and the King http://kosu.org/post/wanda-and-elvis-queen-and-king <p>About 60,000 people are expected in downtown Oklahoma City this weekend for the first <a href="http://okcfest.com/" target="_blank">OKC Fest</a>.&nbsp; It’s a festival designed to feature the revitalized Oklahoma City and highlight local and national musicians.&nbsp; Peformers include national country artists Dierks Bentley and Lady Antebellum and also some local artists including John Moreland and the queen of Rockabilly, <a href="http://www.wandajackson.com/" target="_blank">Wanda Jackson</a>.</p><p>Here’s a story on Wanda from This Land Press:&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:36:22 +0000 Ryan LaCroix 4334 at http://kosu.org Wanda and Elvis: The Queen and the King