Friday 18 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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The Meat Purveyors-Someday Soon Things Will Be Much Worse!


None November 16th, 2006

somedaysoonthings

Bloodshot Records

If Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver were mean drunks, they would be The Meat Purveyors. When last I saw them six years ago in Dallas, Jo Stanli Walston was ripping through roots songs about pain and resentment as if she was confronting the audience for doing her wrong. Though the band has tempered that fire a bit since then in order to develop a more sophisticated sound, The Meat Purveyors do not come up short on hostility, thank the Lord.
 
"Plates a'Spinnin" shows that there is no love lost between the Austin band and the President. Bush-bashin' songs have become tiring standards for any album coming out from now until W leaves the White House, but the vivid metaphor between our oil consumption and the circus trick is charming. The Meat Purveyors invented the idea of the metal mandolin and they go a long way to prove that the traditional roots instrument can add just as much attitude to a band as a Les Paul.
 
- Charles Martin

 
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