ACM@UCO student Sophia Massad will be releasing a new single May 4! The single, “Insecurities,” opens with a beautiful piano solo before adding Massad’s powerful vocals and a guitar riff. The single will release on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and all other music platforms.
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ACM@UCO sophomore Kale Dumas has released his first pop single, “On Paper.” The song shows hints of inspiration from bands and artists such as Hansen, John Mayer and Ed Sheeran. In an interview with The Oklahoman, Dumas explained his desire to go far in the music industry and thanked ACM faculty for teaching him more about the recording process.
Read the full interview.
The ZHU and Tame Impala collab just dropped!
ACM faculty member Mitch Bell co-wrote and played guitar and keyboards for the collab.
ACM alumni Grayson Hamm, Walt Blythe, Caleb Grey and Brandon Brewer of psychedelic indie-rock band Space4Lease recently dropped their EP, “Bosky Hill Sessions.” Caleb Grey and Walt Blythe serve as the general managers for the band with Blythe also serving as the independent group’s booking agent. The four-piece formed in 2014 out of Oklahoma City and draws influence from groups such as Tame Impala and My Morning Jacket.
Space4Lease, with special guest Swim Fan, held a release at the Tower Theatre Studio in downtown Oklahoma City the night of the album drop.
Listen to Space4Lease on ACM’s Spotify profile!
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ACM vocal performance alumnae and Americana/Country artist Mallory Eagle dropped her first album, “Red Dirt Home,” late February. The album highlights many of her musical influences such as Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Roots.
Mallory can be found playing locally around Oklahoma City and at The Rodeo Opry most Saturday nights as the house band background vocalist.
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Mallory Eagle website.
ACM students Chris Krummrich, Triston Lightner and Campbell Young, in addition to OCCC student Sean Kanaly, of psychedelic indie-rock band Don’t Tell Dena are releasing their debut EP “Phases of the Moon.” The album will be available on Feb. 9 on all major music websites such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and more. “Phases of the Moon” will feature a unique blend of lyrics, synth sounds and futuristic notes in an all-original album.
Don’t Tell, Dena!’s musical influences include bands such as Pink Floyd, The Killers, Walk the Moon, and Panic! at the Disco.
In their short time together, Don’t Tell, Dena! has performed at a host of venues and festivals including the Belle Isle Brewery, VZDs Restaurant and Bar, Sauced at The Paseo, The Bottle Cap Barn, The Yeti in Tulsa, Metro Music Festival, The Festival of the Arts, Twister Fest, Paseo Arts Festival, and Paramount Theater.
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ACM alumnus Jason Scott has finished recording his first album, “Living Rooms,” and will be holding a show at the Tower Theatre Studio in Oklahoma City on Jan. 19 to support the vinyl release! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
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“Living Rooms” is available on Spotify. Listen now!
Owner of ON Studios, lead man of jazz/pop group The Dulcets, and co-founder of String and Sound, Jason has played/sang throughout the country in various projects.
ACM@UCO student synth-pop and indie band The Ivy released their latest single, “Gold,” back in July. The song has hit more than 500,000 listens on Spotify and was also featured on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and US Viral Chart! Listen to the song on Spotify here.
The Ivy regularly perform in the Oklahoma City metro and in Tulsa at various venues. View all of their upcoming shows here.
Learn more about The Ivy by visiting their webpage.
OKC-based indie pop band Haniwa recently released a new album titled “Violent Sun.” The LP was recorded and mixed at the ACM@UCO studios by ACM@UCO student Caleb Gray and mastered by ACM@UCO faculty member Kevin Lively. Additionally, band member Dylan Walling is an alumnus of our program. Congratulations to all those involved in this amazing new record. To listen to “Violent Sun” visit https://haniwaband.bandcamp.com.
ACM@UCO faculty member Sephra Scheuber released her new album “Pieces of Schema” on Tuesday, Aug. 22. The album is the antithesis of a concept album with each song twisting into a new musical perspective, blending the spirit of complex jazz and the spirit of bold punk. Sephra will perform songs from her new album on Friday, Sept. 22 at IAO Gallery located at 706 W. Sheridan Ave. To listen to her album and learn more about her upcoming show, visit her Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/sephramusic or her website at http://shmoerecords.com/sephra.