Kyra Bruce

Music Intern

Kyra Bruce is a senior at Oklahoma State University where she is majoring in Multi-Media Journalism Production and minoring in Philosophy. She is in her last semester and is acting as KOSU/ The Spy's music intern.

She is also a writer for the Tulsa publication Honey Punch Mag and the national music discovery platform The Wild Honey Pie. In her spare time she makes videos with local Tulsa bands in an effort to make the music scene more open and give fans a chance to know these bands better. She is incredibly passionate about music, which occupies most of her time.

Outside of that she is usually dancing alone in her room, eating candy, or watching a movie.

Ways to Connect

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of April 9th, 2019. This playlist includes Fitz & the Tantrums, Strumbellas, Silversun Pickups, & many more. Give the tracks a listen below!

Fitz & the Tantrums "Don't Ever Let 'Em"

Norman Music Festival starts on Thursday and it's time to start planning your schedule for each day of the fest! Every day of this free festival has so many great artists I'm sure you want to see them all like we do. Unfortunately it's not possible to see every single act, but here are our opinions on the ten acts that are absolute must-sees at Norman Music Festival this year.

Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these concerts live! With Norman Music Festival this week, it will be easier than ever to see some incredible shows! Here are our picks for the week of April 22-26.

Monday, April 22

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of April 16th, 2019. This playlist includes singles from Tame Impala, Beck, and a cover from U.S. Girls only available on Amazon. Give the tracks a listen below!

Larson Rogers

Charlotte Bumgarner is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is passionate about young women being taken seriously and making the music scene a safer place for everyone. She has been writing "kinda quiet, kinda sad songs" for the better part of three years, you can check them out on her Bandcamp.

Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these concerts live! Here are our picks for the week of April 15-19.

Monday, April 15

To start the week, Howling Giant & Rainbows Are Free play 89th Street in Oklahoma City and Hollywood Corners hosts a jam night in Norman. Meanwhile, Isaac McClung plays The Great White Buffalo Tavern in Stillwater. Check out Isaac McClung's "Just Her" below.

Kohei Kawashima

As Beach Fossils prepares for another U.S. tour, frontman Dustin Payseur sat down to talk with our music intern Kyra Bruce bout the upcoming tour and much more. Payseur said the band feels "really lucky to be doing (Norman Music Festival)" but also talked about the darker sides of touring, and even his own mortality.

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of April 9th, 2019. This playlist includes singles from Courtney Barnett, Morrissey, and a track from Foals' latest album. Give the tracks a listen below! 

Every week the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. So get off the couch and put your dancing shoes on, there is music to be heard! Here are the live music picks for the week of April 8-12. 

Monday, April 8

To kick off the week, Keep Flying plays a show at Chimera in Tulsa and The Brothers Footman play the Red Brick Bar in Norman. Meanwhile, Sam Weber plays the ACM at UCO Songwriting Room in Oklahoma City. Check out Sam Weber's "Ain't It Always" below. 

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of April 2nd, 2019. It includes a collab between Cage the Elephant and Beck, a song from Jenny Lewis' new album, and Shovels & Rope's new EP.

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