Tuesday 22 Jul
 
 

Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

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Rock steady

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

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Narrative verse

L.T.Z. with Jabee, Frank Black & more
8 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory 
8911 N. Western Ave. 
conservatoryokc.com 
607-4805
$7 

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Dancing in the Twilight

Sunday Twilight Concert Series with The Wurly Birds
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Myriad Botanical Gardens 
301 W. Reno Ave. 
myriadgardens.org 
445-7080
Free 

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Next big thing

As far as songs go, few prove as challenging to sing as our national anthem.

It’s a technically demanding tune from first note to last, to be sure, beginning with a low bellow that quickly soars toward star-punching high notes, eventually swelling to a show-stopping crescendo that even the most seasoned performer can have trouble mastering.

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Big Worm — Bench All-Stars


Louis Fowler May 8th, 2013

Fans of the comedy classic Friday may recognize the name Big Worm, but the Big Worm behind Bench All-Stars is rooted not in South Central L.A., but on the streets of Oklahoma City.

His music is so far removed from the East Coast/West Coast style of hip-hop that with each subsequent release, Oklahoma rappers are forging their own coast — Red Dirt Coast, if you will.

After spinning this album, I’m pretty sure Worm could be the mayor of the Red Dirt Coast.

And why not? With their lo-fi, DIY sound, tracks like “Pretty Little Liars (The Mack)” and “Nike” prove Worm achieves excellent results with limited resources. His laid-back flow and lush sampling work hard to compensate for the four-track demo sound. In that respect, it’s actually kinda punk rock.

The Casio-esque tones of “Car Crash” and “Thinking Out L.O.U.D.” are mesmerizing, rolling and swirling in the headphones. This effect is mastered with “Purple Rain” — not a Prince cover, but an attempt to hit on a girl on the first day of school. A high-pitched voice repeats “purple rain” over and over, to intensely trippy results. It’s the standout track on an album filled with them. —Louis Fowler



 
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