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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.
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Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Downtown Tulsa 

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Mack truckin’

9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 

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Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 

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Rock steady

7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road
Free with park admission 

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Ghostface Killah-More Fish

None January 11th, 2007


Def Jam

Scattered Wu-Tang Clan projects are better than none at all. Ghostface Killah's "Fishscale" was one of 2006's more accomplished rap records, competing perhaps only with Rhymefest's "Blue Collar" for the crown of year's best. Squeaking in at the end of the year, "More Fish" continues the bracing brilliance of "Fishscale," a paranoid, poetic glimpse of street life given vivid backdrops by the likes of MF Doom, Madlib and Hi-Tek.
Where so many rap sequels diminish what's preceded them, "More Fish" is that rare second helping that doesn't suck. Loopy, fluid and full of off-center moments ("Pokerface" is one notable highlight, as is the plaintive "Josephine"), Ghostface's soulful, smooth flow is augmented by guest shots from Trife Da God, Cappadonna, Shawn Wiggs and Ghost's 17-year-old son, Sun God, all of whom lend plenty of verbal color.
A sumptuous fillet of freaky, funky and freewheeling hip-hop, "More Fish" scales heights that most rappers only dream about. 
- Preston Jones

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