Wednesday 30 Jul
 
 

Sobering sounds

Copperheads with Depth & Current, Dudes of America and Oblivious

10 p.m. Saturday

Opolis

113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman

opolis.org

447-3417

$7

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Pony expression

Wild Ponies

8 p.m. Sunday

The Blue Door

2805 N. McKinley Ave.

bluedoorokc.com

524-0738

$15

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Music Made Me: Josh Hogsett

Few, if any, Oklahoma bands have seen a rise as meteoric as Tallows over the past year, yet its seemingly overnight ascension didn’t happen by chance. The Oklahoma City four-piece is well-versed in the ways of modern pop songwriting, drawing from both glitchy electronica and cathartic indie rock in equal measure. Last year, the band pulled off a rare musical feat with its debut album, Memory Marrow, which was steeped heavily in the breadth of recent history yet managed to sound like nothing else before it.
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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.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

07/22/2014 | 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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