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M. Lockwood Porter - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be (Live at 25th Street Recording)

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M. Lockwood Porter - Reach The Top (Official Music Video)

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The Oklahoman: M. Lockwood Porter Interview

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Oklahoma native M. Lockwood Porter returns for OKC concert date (Click the link above for the full interview...) Music and politics aren't strangers. Especially in the folk and Americana genres that Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan defined and mined with a social conscience decades ago. Skiatook native M. Lockwood Porter shares stylistic and lyrical similarities with those icons in his politically minded new album “How to Dream Again,” but he's not aiming to make music from those eras. It's an album for today, and the opening track is a searing evaluation of the American dream. The California-based musician is delivering...

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Nine Bullets: "How To Dream Again"

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M. Lockwood Porter – How To Dream Again After a snippet of “The Preacher and the Slave” and the sound of amps warming up M. Lockwood Porter and band kick into a rocking rumination on the current state of the American Dream. “American Dream Denied” is a bold choice for an opener for an artist whose considerable strength lies mostly in his well constructed lyrics and mastery of delicate melodies.  It’s a fitting intro to an album that might be a bit more angry than the previous album, 27, and it shows that Porter is as comfortable with loud guitars...

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Paste: "Sad/Satisfied"

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M. Lockwood Porter - "Sad/Satisfied" M. Lockwood Porter wears his heart on his sleeve. His 2014 release, 27, offered a brilliant, cerebral narrative on heartbreak and existential crises. However, after two years of touring and reading progressive writers like Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Thomas Piketty, the Yale University English and American-history graduate has returned with a penchant for the political and an unabashed desire to bring activism and themes of social justice back to the forefront of contemporary music. His latest offering, How to Dream Again, was just released Sept. 15 via Black Mesa Records. and is courageous and moving while eloquently capturing the...

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