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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Sarah McLachlan-Wintersong


None November 30th, 2006

wintersong

Arista

Sarah McLachlan is slowly, steadily turning herself into a reliable brand; you know exactly what you're getting when you pick up the latest album. Which is to say, said album will be stuffed with the same damn thing you've heard countless times before.

"Wintersong," McLachlan's crack at a holiday-themed disc, cribs a track from a decade ago (her luminous cover of Gordon Lightfoot's "Song for a Winter's Night") and spends most of the record enveloped in longtime producer Pierre Marchand's thick blanket of distorted guitars and echo-drenched piano. There's also a new song: McLachlan penned the frosty, vivid title track, which fits snugly amid the sleek readings of such yuletide classics as "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and the always-welcome Vince Guaraldi gem "Christmastime Is Here." Sure, it's as banal as your neighbor's needlessly tacky Christmas display, but like those sparkling lights stapled to the gutter, it also has the capacity to be pretty friggin' beautiful.
 
- Preston Jones

 
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