Monday 21 Apr

Odyssey of the mind

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.



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Frndz with benefits

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.



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Saddle up

Horse Thief with Deerpeople and Pageantry

8:30 p.m. Friday

ACM@UCO Performance Lab

329 E. Sheridan Ave.



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High heaven

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House


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Darkened tones

Chevelle with Nothing More and Middle Class Rut

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.



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The Fashion - The Fashion

None June 5th, 2008


Red Ink

The highlight of my trip to this year's South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, was being instantly hooked by the infectious charm of Denmark dance-rock band The Fashion. With a fresh, easygoing approach, the energetic foursome (five when live) has injected its major-label debut with 10 happy-go-lucky tracks that are immediate and catchy.

"Letters from the Ambulance," with its overdriven bass and electronic accents, is easy to listen to and practically begs for an audience-fueled clap-along. One of the album's standouts is "Solo Impala (Take the Money and Run)," a melodic anthem that sports an addictive singsong chorus and deep, R&B-styled beats.

The chorus to "Like Knives," a perky dance jam, will run through your head for months, and when experienced in a live setting, serves to remind just how fun music can and should be.

Let's hope "The Fashion" is a style that sticks and is not a passing trend.

 "”Joe Wertz

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