Tuesday 29 Jul
 
 

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

Mack truckin’

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

07/23/2014 | Comments 0

Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0

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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The Rocker - Music From The Motion Picture


None August 28th, 2008

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Singer/songwriter and "The Rocker" cast member Teddy Geiger wrote most of the soundtrack to the comedy, about has-been musician Robert "Fish" Fishman, a role performed by actor Rainn Wilson, best known for his Dwight Schrute character on TV's "The Office." 

Geiger, who sings alongside Wilson in A.D.D., has a great voice and a smooth, sentimental delivery. "Living for the First Time" is restrained and well-written, with soaring choruses, cymbal crashes and simple guitar and piano accents.

"Bitter" is sweet. Faster, with sawtooth synthesizers buzzing behind acoustic guitars, Geiger sings earnestly about walking away from an unrequited love, noting he's "not bitter "¦ but he's seen better days."

Leading Vesuvius, pop singer Keith England, usually a jazz and lounge standards performer, taps Los Angeles' Sunset Strip for an attempted parody of Eighties hair metal acts in "Promised Land" and "Pompeii Nights," but the spandex doesn't quite fit.

"”Joe Wertz

 
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