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Pan-seared sounds

Your fortune reads: 'Lo-Pan will blast your ears with some tasty metal.'


Music

Stephen Carradini

Lo-Pan with Gypsyhawk, Dischordia and Foreign Contaminant
7:30 p.m. Sunday
The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western
ConservatoryOKC.com, 607-4805
$7

 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Charlie's sheen

The legacy of Oklahoma City’s jazz pioneer Charlie Christian endures in the annual music festival that bears his name.


Music

Stephen Carradini
Charlie Christian International music festival
Tuesday-June 4
Various locations
CharlieChristianFestival.com
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Red City Radio — The Dangers of Standing Still

No letup of enthusiasm, speed in this debut


Rock

Stephen Carradini
There’s something to be said for sticking to your guns, and Red City Radio is saying it.
 
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Man-made Objects — EP

Beautifully recorded psych and shoegaze tunes


Indie

Stephen Carradini
Man-Made Objects’ shoegaze and psych tunes rely heavily on songcraft, relegating reverb to an effect on guitar and vocals instead of the featured element.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Laura Stevenson and the Cans — Sit Resist

Disparate genres tie into an incredibly coherent sound


Indie

Stephen Carradini
I lauded Emily Arin’s latest earlier this year because of its ability to seamlessly fuse disparate genres into one thing.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Brandi Carlile — Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony

Singer/songwriter's powerful voice successfully gets the 'with strings!' treatment


Folk

Stephen Carradini
Brandi Carlile’s singer/songwriter tunes subsist on two things: her powerful voice and pop sensibility.
 
Monday, May 16, 2011

Roy Orbison — The Monument Singles Collection (1960-1964)

Classic songwriter gets a massive, well-deserved re-release


Pop

Stephen Carradini
Having long enjoyed Roy Orbison’s radio singles, I’m glad to see a massive set of his tunes see a re-release.
 
Friday, May 13, 2011

Jimi Hendrix — South Saturn Delta

Jaw-dropping B-sides, just in case you forgot how awesome Hendrix is


Rock

Stephen Carradini
I am not the type to worship guitarists, as I prefer songwriting to epic solos.
 
Thursday, May 12, 2011

MilkDrive — Road from Home

Average 'newgrass' release filed next to Nickel Creek


Country

Stephen Carradini
Average must be the most frustrating thing to be labeled.
 
Thursday, May 12, 2011

BOK to donate land for Oklahoma pop culture museum

Donation contingent on $40 million bond issue


News

Stephen Carradini
If the correct pieces fall into place, Oklahoma will have a museum of Okie-related pop culture up and running in Tulsa by 2015.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Altar-ed images

Holy hardcovers! A new exhibit shares pages and images from 2,000 years of the Bible, including a Dead Sea Scroll and a Gutenberg edition.


Visual Arts

Stephen Carradini

Passages
Monday-Oct. 16
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
okcmoa.com, 236-3100
$12

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Still groovin’

No matter its age, Groovefest gets going Sunday, bringing a day's worth of good music and — fingers crossed — good weather to Norman.


Music

Stephen Carradini

Groovefest
Noon-9 p.m. Sunday
Andrews Park, 201 W. Daws, Norman
groovefest.org
Free

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Brine Webb, The Nghiems to release CDs at same show

Pepe Delgado's in Norman to host show


Music

Stephen Carradini
Listeners will get a double dose of new tunes at 7 p.m. Friday, as Brine Webb drops “O You, Stone Changeling” and The Nghiems unveil “The Pine Tree, The Mushroom & the End of the World” in a double CD-release show at Pepe Delgados, 786 Asp in Norman.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Empty Space Orchestra — Empty Space Orchestra

Brilliant, jazz-influenced post-rock


Indie

Stephen Carradini
I’m not sure why I’ve encountered large amounts of jazz-influenced post-rock this year, but I’ve heard so much of it that I’ve got Colin Stetson’s mindblowing “New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges” atop my current best of 2011 list.
 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Robert Johnson — The Centennial Collection

All of the blues great's tunes on two CDs.


Folk

Stephen Carradini
I don’t like blues. I appreciate that it beget most music I listen to, but I just can’t stand to hear the repetitive form.
 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
 
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