Monday 21 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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Scissor Sisters-Ta-Dah


None October 12th, 2006

scissorssisterstadah

Universal

Smashing UK success notwithstanding, it was entirely possible that Scissor Sisters could've been nothing more than a pop musical footnote after the New York-based collective scored a pair of minor hits with its discofied cover of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" and "Take Your Mama."

Not that this cheeky lot reinvented the wheel: Jake Shears and company were deftly pilfering from a rich vein of sleek, glammed-out song craft honed by the Bee Gees, David Bowie and Elton John, whose influence is keenly felt on Scissor Sisters' superb sophomore record "Ta-Dah."
 
The irrepressible lead single "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" is a gleeful ode to being miserable at home on a Friday night while "I Can't Decide," "Ta-Dah"'s best cut, might be the jauntiest track ever recorded about homicide. Bursting at the seams with sounds that fell out of favor around the same time as slap bracelets, "Ta-Dah" is an album that seamlessly fuses swaggering discotheque beats with exuberant 21st-century sexuality.
 
- Preston Jones

 
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