Friday 11 Jul
 
 

Next big thing

As far as songs go, few prove as challenging to sing as our national anthem.

It’s a technically demanding tune from first note to last, to be sure, beginning with a low bellow that quickly soars toward star-punching high notes, eventually swelling to a show-stopping crescendo that even the most seasoned performer can have trouble mastering.

07/09/2014 | Comments 0

Sheriff Woody

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival featuring Jimmy LaFave, Arlo Guthrie and more

Wednesday through Sunday

Okemah

woodyguthrie.com

Free

07/09/2014 | Comments 0

California dreamin’

Modern Pantheist with The Wurly Birds and Larry Chin

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge 

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

07/02/2014 | Comments 0

Major League tunes

Chipper Jones with The Hitt Boyz, Foxburrows and Milk Jr

8 p.m. Saturday

VZD’s Restaurant & Club

4200 N. Western Ave.

vzds.com

524-4200

07/02/2014 | Comments 0

Neon colors

Utah-based rockers Neon Trees spent a hot summer night setting fire to Tulsa’s legendary Cain’s Ballroom on June 19. Rounding out the aural palette were Smallpools, a lively L.A. powerhouse, and Nightmare and the Cat, a cadre of black-clad Brit/American alt-rockers. Neon Trees’ latest record, Pop Psychology, was the night’s flux capacitor, transporting all who were willing to a neon-soaked parallel universe.
06/25/2014 | Comments 0
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Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass/Various artists-Whipped Cream & Other Delights Re-Whipped


None January 11th, 2007

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Every music collection needs at least one cover sporting a model in a Reddi-wip bikini. Chances are, your grandparents have one in the form of Herb Alpert's classic 1965 album "Whipped Cream & Other Delights." But a much more revealing one adorns that album's 40th-anniversary remix collection, appropriately subtitled "Re-Whipped."
 
While not aiming to be a replacement for Alpert's original work, the souping-up from top turntablists of today give it back an edge that has been dulled over the decades by so many "Dating Game" reruns.
 
Here, esteemed electronic and jazz acts like Thievery Corporation, Mocean Worker, The Dust Brothers and Medeski Martin & Wood polish off each of the LP's "Delights"' from "A Taste of Honey" to "Lemon Tree," all are named after something you can eat or drink' and turn what has long been considered kitsch into hip. 
 
- Rod Lott

 
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