Sunday 20 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.

twistedrootgallery.com

208-4288

$10

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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.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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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.

acm-uco.com

974-4700

$5-$8

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High heaven

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House

$5

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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.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$24-$29

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Jakob Dylan - Seeing Things


None June 19th, 2008

Sony

No longer content only leading other Wallflowers, Jakob Dylan has stepped out for his solo dance with his new album, "Seeing Things."

The "Seeing" songs are a mostly low-key, acoustic affair, which suits the soft, smoky singer quite nicely. With just enough of his father Bob Dylan's gravelly delivery, songs like "Valley of the Low Sun" and "I Told You I Couldn't Stop" are simple and wonderful, with minimal bells, whistles and instrumentation.

"War Is Kind" is a great song that highlights a soft tension between Dylan's coarse voice, morose lyrics and subtle, understated guitars. The album closer, "This End of the Telescope," has a more pronounced vocal delivery and a slightly more forceful Dylan underscoring an earthy tune about an aching loss felt by all living things.

Produced by studio phenomenon Rick Rubin, "Seeing Things" is melodic and unobtrusive, startlingly void of any fanciness that would just take away from the simple beauty of a few guitars, a story and a voice.

 "”Joe Wertz

 
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