Wednesday 30 Jul
 
 

Sobering sounds

Copperheads with Depth & Current, Dudes of America and Oblivious

10 p.m. Saturday

Opolis

113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman

opolis.org

447-3417

$7

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Pony expression

Wild Ponies

8 p.m. Sunday

The Blue Door

2805 N. McKinley Ave.

bluedoorokc.com

524-0738

$15

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Music Made Me: Josh Hogsett

Few, if any, Oklahoma bands have seen a rise as meteoric as Tallows over the past year, yet its seemingly overnight ascension didn’t happen by chance. The Oklahoma City four-piece is well-versed in the ways of modern pop songwriting, drawing from both glitchy electronica and cathartic indie rock in equal measure. Last year, the band pulled off a rare musical feat with its debut album, Memory Marrow, which was steeped heavily in the breadth of recent history yet managed to sound like nothing else before it.
07/30/2014 | Comments 0

Planting the seed

Chelsey Cope’s new band, Elms, is as earthy and native to Oklahoma as the trees that are their namesake. The soulful folk four-piece’s debut EP, Parallel Lines, was recorded at Bell Labs Recording Studio in Norman and is on its way in September. But the band has already given us a tease, with its first single, “Burn,” going live on SoundCloud on July 14.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

07/22/2014 | Comments 0
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Marco Benevento - Invisible Baby


None January 17th, 2008

 

Hyena

Finally, a modern jazz album I can actually stand listening to. Marco Benevento's "Invisible Baby" is an infectious collection of noisy, glitchy electro-jazz that is both entertaining and ambient.

 

The disc's third track, "Atari," sounds like just that: a vintage gaming system gone berserk with weird sounds, pianos and bouncy drums egging on the circuit meltdown. "The Real Morning Party" is a delightful "Jetsons"-esque jam that dances along in fun retro fashion. Electronic bleeps and squeals mix with trashy drums and splashy cymbals to punctuate the silly synth melody.

 

Song six, "If You Keep on Asking Me," is among the darker here, Benevento's first studio album. Echoic, atmospheric and weird, this dour song with a dissonant, low melodic line, is hypnotic, dreamy and fantastic.

 

For jazz fans wanting something new' or Radiohead's "In Rainbows" fans wanting something better' "Invisible Baby," is a psychedelic and fun mash-up of genres, sounds and textures. Reed Mathis of Oklahoma's Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, handles bass duties.

 

"”Joe Wertz

 
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