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

04/09/2014 | Comments 0
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Dirty Pretty Things-Waterloo to Anywhere


None November 23rd, 2006

waterlootoanywhere

Interscope

Trying to put the looming legacy of the Libertines' and former bandmate/rock star cliché Pete Doherty' behind him, Carl Barat formed Dirty Pretty Things; "Waterloo to Anywhere" is their first release, and it's proof that Barat was underrated all along.


Though indie rock inspired by punk is quickly becoming yesterday's shtick in Brit-rock, Dirty Pretty Things play on the sound's strengths: hooks, momentum and attitude. Indeed, the 11 tracks on the album possess a frayed charm' jagged edges point in every direction, the drums often fall behind the beat and Barat's baritone sounds bored at times. It's intentionally sloppy rock, the kind that burrows into your brain as you shake your head in unison.


"Waterloo to Anywhere" doesn't deliver anything new or particularly different' the band clearly likes its Jam and Clash' but it's an infectious collection of songs. For now, Barat has delivered a solid album, which puts him well ahead of Doherty's post-Libertines efforts.
 
- Michael Franco

 
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