Wednesday 23 Apr
 
 

Norman rock well

Norman Music Festival

6 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and noon-2 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Norman

normanmusicfestival.com

Free

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Grouplovin’ it

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$22-$24

04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Hear and now

Hear the Music Tour with The Warren Brothers and Lance Miller

6-10 p.m. Friday

Rodeo Opry

2221 Exchange Ave.

songsforsound.com

$35-$50

04/22/2014 | Comments 0

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

04/16/2014 | Comments 0

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

04/16/2014 | Comments 0
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Various artists - Generation V


None April 24th, 2008

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Dgenetics Musics

Want to know what should be in repeat mode on your iPod all summer long? It's "Skate with Me," a snappy little number from Dgenerate Nation, one of four unknown acts on the indie compilation "Generation V."

"Skate with Me" provides instant buoyancy, fusing Seventies disco-funk with Nineties electronica and a lackadaisical vocal delivery that nevertheless takes hold of your happy cords and yanks down hard. It's a tribute to roller skating, and sounds like it, sporting a twisted melodic bounce similar to The Chemical Brothers' "The Salmon Dance."

Dgenerate Nation's other contribution, "I Want More," is a down-tempo, laid-back track with torchy, half-rap vocals. Old Gold offers super-thick synth licks in "How Can I Be Down?," while Fiore goes the space-lounge route with "Awakening" and "True Story," as if The Doors played your local Holiday Inn.

DJ Pumpkin Patch is the other featured act, reliant on the worst kind of Eighties faux-soul sound, lacquered with Devo-esque lyrics. He's the sole blight on an otherwise healthy crop of talented, creative tapeheads.

"”Rod Lott

 
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