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Planting the seed

“We think about it as a team,” she said. “Watching so many bands for so long and standing in the audience, I was like, ‘I want to try that.’ After playing by yourself for so many years and seeing what level you can reach with so many musicians coming in, you pretty much have to.
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Commercial rock

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

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Mack truckin’

Swizzymack
9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 
lndrnrs.com 
819-6004 
$10-$15 

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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 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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Sound Tribe Sector 9 - Peaceblaster


None August 21st, 2008

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 In the realm where jam bands and electronica meet, Sound Tribe Sector 9 rules them all.

"Peaceblaster," the eco-friendly California quintet's fourth studio album, begins with the pulsating rhythms and plugged-in funk that inform its brand of instrumental rock. It's a place where purposeful noodling meshes with instant-hook harmonies, jazz influences and unique instrumentation for an out-of-this-world sonic trip.

Opening the disc, "Peaceblaster '68" heralds like a war cry before segueing into "Peaceblaster '08," a calmer, shorter take on the track. "Metameme" skittles about on a subdued drum-and-bass shuffle, while "The Spectacle" leans toward the industrial, with crunching crashes.

As its name implies, "The Fog" sounds spooky' a vision of darkness continued on the epic, eight-minute "Empire," snatches of which are just menacing enough to merit inclusion on a soundtrack of a Dario Argento suspenser. Finally, an uncharacteristic piano drives "Squishface," a pretty number with an ugly name.

"”Rod Lott

 
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