Thursday 31 Jul

Sobering sounds

Copperheads with Depth & Current, Dudes of America and Oblivious

10 p.m. Saturday


113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman



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Pony expression

Wild Ponies

8 p.m. Sunday

The Blue Door

2805 N. McKinley Ave.



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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.
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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.
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Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Downtown Tulsa 

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John Powell - The Bourne Ultimatum

None August 15th, 2007




If you have seen any of the three "Bourne" films, you know that the music plays a big role in supporting the on-screen fight sequences, car chases and global espionage and treachery.


Most of the soundtrack to "The Bourne Ultimatum" is composed and arranged by John Powell. His arrangement in "Tangiers" reflects the Muslim impact of the culture there, with percolating ethnic drums and a searing string ensemble. His heavy use of drums and percussion is felt in "Faces Without Names," "Man Versus Man" and "Waterloo."


Electronic-savvy songwriter/programmer/DJ and musical phenomenon Moby's song for the soundtrack, "Extreme Ways (Bourne's Ultimatum)" is a perfect addition, but easily could be a stand-alone success. Moby's track is the song for the spy or assassin, who, at the end of the day, just wants to drive down some narrow European road, Beretta handgun on the hip, alone in his or her thoughts of life, love and lethal, clandestine, government black projects. So grab your iPod and scurry around your neighborhood tonight and practice your cool over-the-shoulder glances.


"”Joe Wertz

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