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.

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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Hush Hush, Commotion - In Control


None September 10th, 2009

Local indie-poppers Hush Hush, Commotion have not-so-quietly snuck up on an sound that's unapologetically lighthearted and fun. In mid-August, the Oklahoma City band' singer Scott Michael, guitarist Andy Adamson, keyboardist/guitar player Chris Lusk, bassist Daniel Adamson and drummer Adam Wilkey' released "In Control," a five-song EP that serves up a tasty snack tray of rock songs that never completely fill the mouth, but make you hunger for a full course.


Stripped to its rhythm, each track has a classic rock skeleton with snappy drums, catchy lyrics and a framework of open guitar strumming and chugging. But for "In Control," the detail is in the devils. Scott Michael isn't a tortured soul; he's a snide one. On "Make Me Shine," he cedes control to an instinctual force that makes him say and do things he probably shouldn't, confessing: "This demon makes me speak / The words that I can't say / He thinks for me."


Resigned, it's clear that Michael really doesn't mind wrecking hearts and lives' actually, he seems to enjoy it: "I'll get the best of you / I'll play you for a fool / I'll make you see that they love you because of me." Adamson's perky pianos pepper "Dead Wrong," which was laid to tape atop a sawtooth synth bed

 
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