Wednesday 23 Apr
 
 

Norman rock well

Norman Music Festival

6 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and noon-2 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Norman

normanmusicfestival.com

Free

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Grouplovin’ it

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$22-$24

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Odyssey of the mind

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.

twistedrootgallery.com

208-4288

$10

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Frndz with benefits

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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Saddle up

Horse Thief with Deerpeople and Pageantry

8:30 p.m. Friday

ACM@UCO Performance Lab

329 E. Sheridan Ave.

acm-uco.com

974-4700

$5-$8

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The Boom Bang — Bummer Camp 7"


None September 30th, 2010

 

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Oklahoma City's noisiest quartet will release its full-length debut sometime next year, but it sounds like The Boom Bang just can't wait that long.

On Sept. 17, the band teamed up with Guestroom Records to put out a 7-inch that, hopefully, is an early indication of what we can expect in 2011.

At four songs, "Bummer Camp" is a messy, disastrous delight. Two of the tracks, "Tokyo Roll" and "Swamp City," appeared on the act's 2009 "Pizzapocalypse" release, but "We Skeletons" and "Run Way Away" are new.

The latter is the better. Drums scatter like buckshot, and buzzing guitars rev like amplified electric drills while singer James Smith's echoed reverb completely consumes his voice. This is too slapdash to be considered garage' maybe storage-unit rock?

Only 300 copies of "Bummer Camp" were printed. Bummer, indeed. The record is $5 at Guestroom Records, 3701 N. Western, or 125 E. Main in Norman. " —Joe Wertz
 
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