Friday 18 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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Current 93-Black Ships Ate the Sky


None August 24th, 2006

blackshipsatethesky

Durtro/Jnana

Like Antony Hegarty and his Johnsons, Current 93's "Black Ships Ate the Sky" comes from a place so dark, it's hard to imagine the melodious cubism being consistently imagined by the artists (in this case, industrial veteran David Tibet and the many guests introduced here).
Here, "Sunset" bows down to cello with chivalric Tibetan enunciation. At a final resolution, "Black Ships" is a scary and glorious quid pro quo. For every spine-tingling "The Dissolution of 'The Boat Millions of Years'" buried under the dirt of the skip key, there is an "Idumæa" that allows Bonnie "Prince" Billy to rise from the grave sounding like Ralph Stanley.
 
Forces stronger than you are at work here, and I'd imagine even Trent Reznor would give this one a listen.
 
 - Danny Marroquin

 
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