Saturday 19 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 Go! Team - Proof of Youth


None October 25th, 2007

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Sub Pop

Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil' who needs 'em? With the sweet, soulful sounds of The Go! Team, the black of the day can be chased away by just pressing play.

 

Following up "Thunder, Lightning, Strike," its acclaimed 2004 debut, this unique six-piece band from England unleashes another sugar-laced dose of party rock, seemingly delivered by a hip-hop-infused cheerleading team dating a bunch of indie-rockers while they all jump rope. The result is a feel-great carnival of bouncy tunes.

 

Although the band adheres to its same formula, "Proof" doesn't sound like a carbon copy.

 

"Grip Like a Vice" opens the album with a detectable Asian flavoring, while "The Wrath of Marcie" carries a slight country tinge. As expected, the highlights all hit when female vocalist Ninja lets loose against playground beats.

 

But the music isn't all about grinding gears. Midtempo instrumentals like "My World" and "Patricia's Moving Picture" offer a breather. If you haven't already, join the Team.

 

"”Rod Lott

 
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