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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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Mack truckin’

9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 

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Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 

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Rock steady

7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road
Free with park admission 

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David Byrne & Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

None August 28th, 2008


Two pioneering rock heavyweights' Talking Heads founder David Byrne and producer, musician and ambient aesthetician Brian Eno' have again collaborated in "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today," a bounding compendium of interesting and enjoyable songs.

Byrne and Eno collaborated previously for "My Life in the Bush of Ghosts," the seemingly important but largely unlistenable 1981 album.

"Everything" is a lot of things. The folksy "My Big Nurse" is appealing, with steady guitar strumming and harmonic background atmosphere. Things get wonderfully weird on "I Feel My Stuff," which has a falsetto Byrne echoing above undulating electronic beats and melodic meanderings.

The title song is accessible and just morose enough, with a gospel shimmer and a slight tremble in Byrne's voice. It's on songs like this that Eno's added ambience and electronic tremolo is most effective, providing a cinematic underscore and character to songs that have recognizable features, but unidentifiable details.

"”Joe Wertz

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