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OKG Newsletter


Topic: electronic

Body Language — Social Studies

This band is properly named.


Indie

Joshua Boydston
If Body Language breaks out like it has the potential to, the Brooklyn-based four piece surely would owe a heavy debt to Passion Pit; it’s a similar formula with the twist of adding a female vocalist … although that feels but a step removed from Michael Angelakos’ signature falsetto.
 
Monday, October 24, 2011

VOTD: Move over, Daft Punk

Help the world welcome the new Justice album with a pair of prog-tastic music vids.

There’s no denying the resounding influence of 1970s prog rock on Parisian electro-heads Justice (whom many have called the heirs to Daft Punk’s giant pyramid throne) and their much-anticipated second record, “Audio Video Disco,” which was released yesterday. 

The two videos below do well to match the enormity of these new tracks, particularly “Civilization,” which literally has glowing, stampeding space buffalo trying to dodge falling boulders as the world falls apart. Glad to know that somebody other than Kanye West wants to bring back what bands like Yes and King Crimson loved about music.

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Beneath the Owl

Operating as Owl City, Adam Young gives such a hoot about his music that he does it all himself, but for the love of millions.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Owl City with Days Difference and Unwed Sailor
6:30 p.m. Friday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$19 advance, $24 door
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Two Suns — Two Suns EP

Artsy electronic pop with a unique idiom


Electronica

Stephen Carradini
Although Two Suns’ beats, synth and guitar compositions are heavily electronic, it still feels as if electronics are just the foundation for the melodies.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

In orbit

For star on the rise 12th Planet, creating an impact in dubstep — and electronic music in general — is history in the making.


Music

Joshua Boydston
12th Planet with Flinch
9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22
Kamp’s Deli & XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
kampsok.com
819-6004
$15
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Local gem

With laser focus, Crystal Vision aims to remix the city sound scene into one more open to electronic music’s aural array.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Crystal Vision with EOTO
9 p.m. Sunday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheatre.com
604-3015
$15-$30
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rather chilling

While the temperature’s rising, Vacationer’s transporting your ears and mind to a cooler place. Bon voyage!


Music

Joshua Boydston
Vacationer with Tennis and Eureeka!
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Montu — Bloom


Indie

Joshua Boydston
Being a jamtronica band, Oklahoma City act Montu is at the distinct disadvantage of playing a style of music that simply works better in a live setting than on a recording. Even so, Bloom is a solid effort that never drags — thanks to brilliant pacing any working band should note — and Montu steps over the hump, so to speak, and shows there’s no need to confine its tunes to live consumption only.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Extra-strength EDM

Top house DJ Kaskade delivers mixes of electronic dance music that shine and sparkle.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Kaskade with Fareoh and Squirt D
7 p.m. Thursday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$31-$36
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Sample size

For the man known as Girl Talk, size doesn’t matter: It’s all about the motion of his potion, being magical mash-ups guaranteed to kick-start any party.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Girl Talk with Jabee
7 p.m. Thursday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$24-$29
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
 
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